Halls Gap - Grampians Eco YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    From Melbourne, catch the train from Southern Cross Station to Ararat. From Ararat, catch the bus heading towards Warrnambool. Get off at Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre. The hostel is 1.2km away.


    Getting here by bus

    Catch the bus from Ararat to Warrnambool and get off at the stop at the Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre. The hostel is 1.2km away.

    Tours also run to the Grampians, have a look at our travels and tours section to see what's available. 

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Grampians National Park
    • MacKenzie Falls
    • The Pinnacle & Chatauqua Peak Walk
    • Brambuk Cultural Centre
    • Rock climbing/Abseiling

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Halls Gap Zoo
    • Winery tours
    • Grampians Adventure Golf & MOCO Gallery
    • Horse Riding
    • Kayaking
    • Beautiful Lookouts & Waterfalls
    • Lots of walks & hikes
    • Natural Swimming Holes
    • Wildlife Watching
    • Wildflower Displays and Picnic Areas 
    • Aboriginal Rock Art Sites

    Find us...

    Address: Corner Grampians and Buckler Roads
    Halls Gap , VIC 3381
    Email: grampians@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+613) 5356 4544
    Hostel Manager: Kellie Soule and Gary Hampson
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Halls Gap - Grampians Eco YHA

    Grampians Eco YHA is a stylish and comfortable eco-certified hostel that has been architecturally designed with the environment in mind. Situated in Halls Gap at the doorway to the beautiful Grampians National Park this hostel is the ideal base for your nature getaway and even has wild kangaroos relaxing right next to the hostel! 

    The hostel has all the features and more you need for an amazing stay including free on-site car and coach parking, two self-catering kitchens, two guest lounges with cosy wood fire heaters, a pool table, free Wi-Fi hotspot and a herb garden. 

    Our friendly hostel Managers are always happy to help with the local’s insider knowledge on all the best hikes and activities. So what are you waiting for! Book your bed today experience the magic of the Grampians for yourself.

    Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival.



    • Self-Catering Kitchen
    • Two Communal Lounges
    • Wood Fire Heater
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot
    • Outdoor BBQ & Fire pit
    • Free Onsite Parking
    • Television & DVD Player
    • Shared Bathrooms


    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Horse riding
    • Kayaking
    • Wildlife Watching
    • Rock Climbing & Abseiling
    • Aboriginal Culture & History
    • Wine Tasting


    93% customer rating, based on 1817 Reviews
    • Cutest and coziest hostel I've ever stayed in!
      Emily B July 2017
    • Great facilities and atmosphere. The hosts made you feel welcomed
      wayne e July 2017
    • Kelly and Gary run the hostel tirelessly with seemingly endless reserves of enthusiasm!
      Andrew C July 2017
    • Really nice hostel in a great location. Very friendly staff, would definitely recommend!
      Ellen S June 2017
    • The YHA was amazing! The staff super friendly, informative, cleanly made beds and enough recources to make my stay very pleasent.
      RUTH V June 2017
    • Great place to stay! The zoo is a fun day out.
      Tomas M June 2017
    • The best nights sleep I've had in a very long time! The hostel was nice and quiet, the beds were so comfy and staff very friendly and ready to offer advice on the area. Beautiful hostel!
      Charlotte M June 2017
    • Gary and Kelly were the best! Thank you for making our stay at Grampians Eco YHA so lovely :D
      Nathalie F June 2017
    • Loved it! Owners were very friendly
      Zhuo W June 2017
    • Stuart and Rebecca were wonderful, really went above and beyond to make our stay great.
      Philippa H July 2017

    Find us...

    Address: Corner Grampians and Buckler Roads
    Halls Gap , VIC 3381
    Email: grampians@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+613) 5356 4544
    Hostel Manager: Kellie Soule and Gary Hampson
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8 - 10 am (all year round)

    4:30 - 8:30 pm (winter)

    5 - 10 pm (summer)

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm daily unless by prior arrangement
    Check out from 8:00 am to 10:00 am daily

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     Eco Certified Nature Tourism      
    Things to do in Halls Gap

    The Grampians was made for city getaways! Halls Gap in the Grampians mountain range is the perfect destination for both travellers on a budget and those looking for the ultimate nature adventure. 

    Grampians Eco YHA is walking distance from some of the areas best hikes and most spectacular views including the Venus Baths Loop which takes you past delightful rockpools, the Grand Canyon Loop with its impressive rock formations and the awe inspiring vistas found on both the Pinnacle and the Chatauqua Peak walk. Travel a little further afield and see the amazing Mackenzie Falls, the area's best waterfall.

    Feeling even more adventurous? The region is also one of Australia's best rock climbing areas. Halls Gap has two rock climbing companies who can show beginners the ropes or help the more the experienced climber discover the area's best lines. If you prefer being a little closer to the ground you can also explore the region via horse back and or go on a  kayaking adventures  

    No visit to Halls Gap is complete without checking out the Brambuk Cultural Centre. The centre showcases the areas extensive aboriginal history with the region itself having the largest number of rock art sites in Southern Australia.

    After all that adventure indulge in a meal at one of the local restaurants or why not relax at Grampians Eco YHA with a glass of the regions delicious wine in front of the wood fire heater, swap stories over a game of pool and watch the wild kangaroos grazing on the hostel lawn right in front of your eyes. 

    To make the most of your stay in the region check out Points of interest Apollo Bay Eco YHA to Grampians Eco YHA.

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