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Halls Gap - Grampians Eco YHA

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Halls Gap - Grampians Eco YHA and Sustainability

At Grampians Eco YHA, you’ll be greeted by the resident chickens, a cosy fireplace and equally toasty hospitality.

Located on the outskirts of Grampians National Park, the area is a protected nature reserve absolutely brimming with unique flora and fauna - we’re committed to protecting the ecosystem in every little way we can. It’s why we earned the Eco certification!


YHA Sustainability - Energy

 Energy reduction:

  •  Low energy lighting: used throughout the hostel
  • Solar hot water system: Our solar hot water system uses an electrical boost and was entirely funded by the Sustainable Hotels Fund
YHA Sustainability - Waste

  Waste minimisation:

  •  Recycling stations all around the hostel, including compost for the chickens and worm-farm!
  • Herb garden on-site: Spice up your life with free herbs
  • Chickens on-site: Enjoy fresh eggs from the hostel chickens
YHA Sustainability - Water

Water conservation:

  •  Rainwater tanks: ‘cause who needs to flush with drinking water?!
  • Greywater recycling: keeping our garden happy without wasting a drop
  • Water efficient taps and showers: they’re 4 stars! (WELS)
  • Dual-flush toilets: #efficient
YHA Sustainability - Social

  Social Sustainability 

  • Planting native gardens: happy plants, happy wildlife!
  • Community initiatives: Clean Up Australia Day, helping plan a sustainable hike in the Grampians National Park, donating unclaimed lost property, and raising money for local wildlife carers… we love supporting our community.

    Did you know?

    Every night you spend in a hostel creates an average of 9 kilograms of carbon emissions
    (Certified by the Carbon Reduction Institute).

    How can you help?

    Each time you book a bed online, you can choose to contribute $1 towards the Sustainable Hostel Fund.
    By going green with YHA, you can help us turn our existing properties into eco-friendly hostels and be greenest hostel network in Australia.
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    YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.