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: Rebecca and Stuart Usherwood
    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
    • Pool Table & Fuseball Table
    • Free Onsite Parking
    • Television & DVD Player
    • Shared Bathrooms


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


    86% customer rating, based on 1786 reviews
    • Awesome time staying here. Great location and the staff were super friendly and really helpful.
      Stephanie P May 2017
    • Always a great place to relax and get away from the city for a weekend. Another happy stay!
      Stephen B May 2017
    • Very good Hostel! Great weekend away
      Ezra L May 2017
    • Our stay at the Halls Gap hostel was great value for money, in a lovely location with excellent facilities. I'm planning on coming back again soon.
      CHRISTINE B May 2017
    • Reception opens at 5pm but hostel is open, very good hostel, 1km from shops.
      MARC C April 2017
    • Nice big open spaces in kitchen and common areas, surrounded by trees, did not feel like in town. Great place to relax and enjoy what is to offer in area
      John B February 2017
    • Perfect stay. Nice and very clean hostel
      Fabian K May 2017
    • One of Top5 Hostels I'd ever been. Thanks a lot to the female volunteer for the lots of tips and making the stay very comfy :)
      Christopher S January 2017
    • Lovely couple running the place, nice clean facilities and comfy bed. Right near where you want to be in Halls Gap. Kitchens were great and cosy sofas on which to use the free wifi! Would definitely go again!
      Zoe M January 2017
    • The friendly female volunteer introduced me very good to the hostel and recommended me what to do in the region. So i felt very welcome and enjoyed the atmosphere in the hostel.
      Silvan G January 2017

    Find us...

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

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8:30am to 10:30am and 5:00pm to 8:30pm (winter)

    8:30am to 10:30am and 5:00pm to 9:30pm (summer)

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

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