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Grampians Eco YHA hostel is environmentally friendly, budget accommodation in Halls Gap, close to all the attractions of the Grampians.

The hostel is a comfy, friendly place to stay. It has two fully equipped kitchens, and two spacious lounges with wood heaters as well as an outdoor courtyard. The friendly staff can assist you in organising a range of adventure activities in the Grampians, such as abseiling, rock climbing, horse riding, and canoeing.

The YHA was architecturally designed to utilise solar hot water, rainwater tanks and greywater recycling, along with a passive solar design and clever zoning techniques to use 50 per cent less energy and generate 50 per cent less waste than standard hostels.

Grampians Eco YHA is close to a range of restaurants and cafes in Halls Gap where you can relax and have a meal. For those who prefer to eat in, the hostel offers state of the art kitchens, with self catering facilities, and the local food store is only minutes walk down the road. The hostel also features barbecue areas, television rooms with DVD's to borrow, and internet facilities to make your stay more enjoyable.

The hostel is perfectly situated for access to attractions in the Grampians National Park. Explore Reid's Lookout, Aboriginal rock art and waterfalls. Other places of interest include the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre, which provides tours featuring insight into Aboriginal culture and Aboriginal rock art.

To reach the Grampians Eco YHA, Melbourne-based Autopia Tours has a direct coach service from Melbourne to the hostel and return, which runs three times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Spencer Street Station in Melbourne to Ballarat and then take the bus to Halls Gap.

Contact Grampians Eco YHA for further information.

Content: Grampians YHA Eco-Hostel

Price & booking

Dorm Room

Room capacity: 6

Dorm rooms can accommodate up to four people per room.

Double / Twin Room

Room capacity: 8

Double Room consists of double bed. Twin Room is two single beds.

Four Share Family Room

Room capacity: 4

Large room with double bed and a single set of bunk beds.

Payment methods accepted
Cash Only EFTPOS MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

There are various ways to book this hostel. You can book online and pay by credit card. You can contact the hostel by email, telephone or you can also book from YHA hostel to YHA hostel with the help of YHA staff. If you have to cancel a booking, please notify the hostel immediately. If less than 48 hours notice of cancellation is given, unless otherwise indicated, your deposit of one overnight charge will be forfeited.

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Local directions:

Grampians YHA Eco Hostel is one kilometre north of the centre of Halls Gap, on the right hand side of Grampians Road as you arrive from Ararat or Stawell. Melbourne-based Autopia Tours has a direct coach service from Melbourne to the hostel door and return three times a week.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Communal refrigerator
  • Games/recreation room
  • Laundry
  • Movie hire
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • TV/lounge Area
  • Walking tracks
  • Birdwatching
  • Animal Viewing
  • Youth Hostels Association
  • YHA Australia

Contact operator for further details.