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Group Accommodation YHA Grampians Eco (Halls Gap)

Sustainability at YHA Grampians Eco

YHA Grampians Eco (Halls Gap) is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and being a responsible community member through a mix of conservation and sustainable practices and services. Initiatives include:

Energy conservation

  • Low energy lighting used within the hostel
  • Solar hot water system with an electrical boost
  • Bathroom exhaust automated on a variable speed fan
  • Promotion of public transport

Waste minimisation

  • Recycling stations in kitchens, external areas and office areas
  • Recycle paper, cardboard, glass, plastic, aluminium and steel cans, batteries and printer cartridges
  • Lost property donated to local op shop
  • Rainwater tank and grey-water recycling on site used to flush toilets
  • 4 star WELS rated taps and showers
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Native gardens with drought tolerant plants to provide shelter and food for local wildlife 

Social sustainability

  • Collect donations for local wildlife centre
  • Member of local tourism organisation and provide property tours to local tourism and hospitality students

What is ECO Certification?

The ECO Certification program assures travellers that certified products are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences.


YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to the elders, past and present, and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We recognise their custodianship of the land, sea, & water for over 60,000 years.

YHA Australia is a proud member of Hostelling International - a network of more than 2,650 hostels across 57 countries that share the mission of making travel more sustainable & accessible.