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The Best Airbnbs You Can Book to Experience the Alluring Grampians

Spend your next weekend venturing through or relaxing in the breathtaking Grampians in regional Victoria.
By Elyse Genrich
May 01, 2023
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By Elyse Genrich
May 01, 2023
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Perfect for a nature-filled long weekend, Grampians National Park boasts some of Victoria's best mountain views, waterfalls, and wildlife.

For those looking to temporarily ditch the hustle and bustle of city life, or are after a secluded getaway surrounded by lush greenery, visitors to Halls Gap and surrounding areas can hike to famous mountain lookouts including the Pinnacle, explore the town's food and drink options, or just stay in, light a fire and take in the scenery.

That sounds relaxing. In order to keep it relaxing, we did the research and found some of the best stays in the area to rest, relax and enjoy great views. These are some of the region's best AirBnBs for your next kangaroo-and-cockatoo-filled weekend getaway.

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BLUE RIDGE RETREAT, HALLS GAP

After a day of exploring Grampians National Park's bushland, pour yourself a glass of wine and settle into this property's spa bath with leafy outlooks from all angles.

How much? From $365 a night, sleeps five.

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GRAMPIANS HILLSIDE RETREAT, HALLS GAP

Sip a coffee and soak in the gorgeous mountain views from the porch of this serene cottage and maybe spot a local emu strutting by.

How much? From $200 a night, sleeps four.

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HEMLEY HOUSE, HALLS GAP

Take in the picturesque view of the Grampians' notable wildlife against the backdrop of the mountains from your seat in this property's heated jacuzzi.

How much? From $350 a night, sleeps eight.

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WINE DOWN, HALLS GAP

Within walking distance to Halls Gap town centre, this cosy spot offers plenty of activity options. Explore the town's food and drink options, walk any of the several nearby nature trails, or light a fire and unwind in the outdoor kitchen area.

How much? From $260 a night, sleeps six.

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SCHOOL HOUSE VILLA, HALLS GAP

Nestled amongst the trees not far from Halls Gap town centre, visitors of this cottage can enjoy the best of both worlds: the creature comforts of town and the rugged charm of the bushland.

How much? From $262 a night, sleeps two.

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AZTEC ESCAPE, HALLS GAP

Light a fire and ease into a bottle of wine in property's picturesque living area, or step outside and relax on either of its patio areas.

How much? From $338 a night, sleeps four.

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AWONGA CABINS, HALLS GAP

Rent out one of these six cabins for their proximity to an easy 1.3 km walking path to Main Street or to enjoy an evening BBQ on the deck.

How much? From $170 a night, sleeps two.

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ESCARPMENT, HALLS GAP

What better way to end a day than by relaxing in the outdoor hanging chair of this treetop-level home with sandstone cliff views — plus, this particular stay is kid-friendly with highchairs and cots provided.

How much? From $280 a night, sleeps six.

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MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY, HALLS GAP

Enjoy views of the Pinnacle from this property's front verandah or take the 20 minute stroll along the path into Halls Gap for an evening in town.

How much? From $180 a night, sleeps six.

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HEATH HOUSE, HALLS GAP

You'd be hard-pressed to find better panoramic mountain views than from the floor-to-ceiling windows of Heath House.

How much? From $380 a night, sleeps eight.

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REDGUM LOG COTTAGE, HALLS GAP

Trade out your usual address for this rustic log cabin with epic mountain views and you might be personally greeted by the local emus, kangaroos, birdlife, and the property's free-ranging chooks.

How much? From $272 a night, sleeps six.

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HALLS GAP COTTAGES COUPLES RETREAT, HALLS GAP

Under the famous Pinnacle, lay out on this property's outdoor sectional and enjoy the fresh mountain air, views and nearby wildlife.

How much? From $272 a night, sleeps two.

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HILLRISE COTTAGE, MOYSTON

If you're willing to venture a little further, this remote cottage is the perfect base for the explorer. And, if you happen to overheat during your adventures, you can cool off in the nearby dam.

How much? From $235 a night, sleeps five.

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IRONSTONE, HALLS GAP

If you want to splurge, check out Ironstone. Designed to be the ultimate couples' retreat, this home's best asset is its spectacular mountain views from the living area, bathroom and bedroom.

How much? From $495 a night, sleeps two.

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VIEWS@POMONAL, POMONAL

Settle onto this home's front porch that is the epitome of rural single-level Australiana living with a drink in hand and watch as sunsets colour the skies.

How much? From $165 a night, sleeps five.

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BUSH LODGE RETREAT, HALLS GAP

Centrally located in Halls Gap, this cosy holiday home has all you need to relax indoors or out.

How much? From $200 a night, sleeps four.

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TINY HOME, HALLS GAP

If you're looking to see if the tiny house craze is for you, this tiny home is compact without sacrificing comfort. However, it also has easy access to trails into the mountains and to town just in case you decide you need to temporarily escape the close quarters.

How much? From $169 a night, sleeps three.

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DACELO, HALLS GAP

If you're seeking out an eco-friendly option, there are many places to take in the mountain views in this two-storey home, although the soaker tub might be hard to beat.

How much? From $300 a night, sleeps eight.

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MOUNT IDA VIEW, HALLS GAP

Hang out with the visiting cockatoos and kangaroos and take in the scenery on this home's shaded back deck. Or, enjoy a short stroll to the town of Halls Gap and explore the area.

How much? From $240 a night, sleeps six.

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Top image: The Treehouse courtesy of Airbnb.

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Published on May 01, 2023 by Elyse Genrich
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