• External sunset
  • Pamper Yourself
  • Inside Fire
  • Seclusion
  • At Home with Emus
  • External Dusk
  • Bedroom
  • Flock of Cockies
  • Bedroom view
  • Deck view
  • The Bungalow

Businesses which provide services and products for Boroka Downs and our guests

Accommodation Grampians  If we can't assist with the dates you require; these local guys may.

Visit Halls Gap or maybe these guys can

Wotif or these guys

And these guys have accommodation and activities throughout Victoria



Tourism Victoria


Lots of things to do locally:

Brambuk the National Park Headquarters & Cultural Centre; indigenous interpretation centre, cafe and park info desk. A must on any visit to the park

Red Rock Olives

Didjun Skin and Body    Relaxing Aveda massage, facials & packages + hair & make-up

James McMurtrie Glass Blowing local and very talented

Darriwill Farm Hamilton source of much of our gourmet produce.

The Gap Vineyard 3 minutes from us

Seppelt Great Western Winery

Bests Winery

Grampians Estate Cellar Door

Halls Gap Zoo for an up close experience with native & exotic animals

Grampians Adventure Golf & Moco Gallery

Brambuk National Park and Cultural Centre for knowledge of local Aboriginal Culture and Grampians National Park's environment

Grampians Personalised Tours and Adventures  with ECO accreditation providing night walks, 4WD tours and guided bush walks.

Absolute Outdoors Canoeing, mountain biking, rock climbing, abseiling, all your Grampians adventures with experienced guides.

Birdswing Birding & Wildlife Tours  With local 'birder' Neil Macumber.

Hungry? Try these:

HallsGap Bakery on the boardwalk for great bread, pies, cakes and other goodies

The Kookaburra Bar & Bistro a thirty + year institution; casual dining or just a drink.

The Royal Mail worth the beautiful drive to Dunkeld for lunch or dinner; be sure to book

The Quarry on the boardwalk overlooking the creek; open 7 nihghts & Sunday lunch

Halls Gap Pub good bistro tucker; 7 days

Barneys Bistro 3 minutes down the track at Pomonal; great bistro in an old farm shed.

Great Touring Info:

Great Southern Toring Route  the Great Ocean Road and beyond

Getting to and from:

Vline: trains to Ararat & Stawell and buses beyond

Christians Coachs: buses around the region

Seeking Accommodation further a field:

Beautiful Accommodation - If you are a connoisseur of beautiful places to stay and indulgent day spas, this is the site for you. Included are more than 500 handpicked retreats which are featured in a printed guidebook series as well. And what makes this site unique is that every property featured has been personally visited and reviewed by a member of the Beautiful Accommodation team.

Great Places to Stay and Weekend Retreats websites both offer a great range of  quality, self catering options throughout Victoria

We believe our guests seeking high quality accommodation would appreciate what following properties offer:

All are located in Victoria. The time it takes to travel from each property to Boroka Downs is noted.

Great Ocean Road Accommodation

The Boomerangs at Johanna is the quintessential Australian holiday experience. Architecturally designed award-winning boomerang-shaped residences with spectacular valley, forest and ocean views. Adults only. Distance: 4 hours.

East of Melbourne

Monreale Estate, situated in the Dandenong Ranges is a multi award winning establishment. Natural bush, rainforest, waterfalls and rambling English gardens. Very romantic. Olde world charm. Distance: 4 hours.

Kangaroo Island

Life Time Private Retreats -'Be in your element once in your LifeTime'.    

In North East Victoria

We suggest trying Abalina Cottages; contemporary luxury right in town or Abbeys Cottages Located just outside Bright on the edge of the Australian Alps. Distance: 6 hours

Montfort Manor - A majestic manor hideaway for adults to completely indulge in the heart of Gippsland. Montfort Manor offers four beautifully appointed self contained rooms, all in an expansive peaceful setting. Distance 4.5 hours.

General Accommodation Enquiries

Accommodation in Melbourne is a comprehensive listing of accommodation venues in the Melbourne CBD and suburbs. All properties have online booking facilities.

Deja Vu Lakes Entrance is delightfully different. Set on seven acres of absolute waterfrontage, this multi award winner offers boutique bed and breakfast and fully self contained cottages. Distance 5 hours

For those wishing to venture further afield,  Paradise Bay Eco Friendly Luxury Resort in Queenslands fabulous Whitsunday Islands offers a truly unique experience.

Abaleigh on Lover's Walk at Phillip Island is clearly coupledom. Absolute beachfront accommodation. This multi award winning architect designed complex is for those with serious romance in mind.   
Distance: 5 hours

Craigielea Mountain Retreat in the Macedon Ranges comprises 3 luxury suites set at the summit of Mt. Hope within the 32 acre historic property of Craigielea. With absolutely stunning views this venue caters to those who are looking for 5 star comforts where your every need is catered for.
Distance:4 hours

Accommodation Otways Ranges and Great Ocean Road

Otways  A selection of some of the best and most unique accommodation venues in the Otway Ranges, Victoria.

Shipwreck Coast A general site for accommodation near the twelve apostles on the Great Ocean Road

Aquila Mt Abrupt Eco Lodges in Dunkeld, Victoria are recognised for their ecological significance and are fully covenanted with “Trust for Nature”. It is designed to be a showcase for living in harmony with the environment, featuring ecologically sensitive materials and resources. The 4-Star self-contained lodges reflect the low environmental impact concept of building whilst maximising the experience of living with nature. 1 hour.

Going to New Zealand?  You might like to look at B&B + Self-contained cottages and apartments in New Zealand  at New Zealand : Bed and Breakfast Site

For B&B + Self-contained cottages and apartments in Australia try  BABS

Australian Luxury Accommodation Directory: for a web site displaying high quality options for accommodation in Australia. Well worth a visit!

Holidays for Couples magazine which oversees the Best Romantic Escape Awards of which Boroka Downs was a winner in 2004 & 2005.  (Boroka Downs has never been an advertiser in the magazine. This further adds to the intergity of the magazine's award process.)

Bureau of Meterology.For weather information on the Grampians

Wildlife Victoria is a volunteer based non-profit organisation that provides the community with a 24 hour wildlife rescue network across Victoria. It responds to over 8,000 calls every year to assist injured and orphaned animals and is supported by numerous volunteers who rescue and rehabilitate Victoria’s wildlife. Boroka Downs is involved in the latter efforts.

Energy Matters is a web-based retail store for renewable energy products, including latest technology solar panels, wind generators, batteries, inverters, chargers and regulators. They also offer design, consultation and installation services. The business is operated by a team of experienced renewable energy installers and technology based professionals.