Mongolian-Style Yurt with Spectacular Views in Victoria, Australia

Myrrhee, Victoria (Australia) view map
Yurts
1 unit
4 guest capacity
1 night minimum stay

Description of Glamping Units

Experience some of the best views in Australia from this Mongolian-style yurt in Victoria. The yurt is situated in the Victorian High Country on a working farm surrounded by natural bushland perched on top of a mountain in the middle of a vineyard in one of Victorias' wine producing regions—the silence is golden. Within 20 minutes, guests will find fine restaurants and wineries. On a cold day, just imagine sitting in the yurt by the fire looking out through the glass doors at the beautiful views. There is an outside kitchen plus a small gas stove for inside if it gets too cold outside. All utensils and linen supplied. There are hammocks and outside fire pit with cast iron pot and frying pan.

The yurt is five meters in diameter, divided into two sections by a curtain, and comfortably sleeps two people. There is an outdoor barbecue for cooking on and a small portable gas stove, or a small cast iron indoor stove which keeps it cozy in the cooler weather.

After driving along a steep dirt track which winds through natural bushland teeming with kangaroos, wombats, rabbits and deer, guests will burst onto a plateau with amazing views of the King Valley. Prepare for fantastic scenic walks along mountain ridges or through natural bushland.

In the morning, guests will hear the sound of many birds, including black cockatoos and beautiful King Parrots, and will often see the resident eagle hovering overhead. In the evening, they can enjoy the "sounds of silence" while sampling some of the regions best wines.

Towels, bedding, and everything else guests need will be provided, except for food. An outdoor gas heated shower and outdoor toilet with great views are all part of the glamping experience. The yurt is cool in summer and warm in winter, due to its thick lambswool felt liner. At night, guests can see the stars through the glass dome in the roof. There are double doors—one glass, to see the fantastic views, and the other beautifully painted wood.

There is plenty of space for outdoor parking. Public transport is limited. Having their own vineyard, the hosts have extensive knowledge of the industry. This will be a unique way for guests to enjoy the Australian bush and glamping experience Down Under. This property is not for those wanting a five-star accommodation but instead for those wanting a unique glamping, Aussie country experience! Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • BBQ/Grill
  • Board games
  • Double bed
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Fridge
  • Hammock
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Linens provided
  • Nice furniture
  • Private bathroom
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Stove
  • Tea kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Wood burning stove
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Facilities

This glamping site has rustic shower facilities that are gas heated. There are an outside stove and BBQ, hammocks, and an outdoor eco-friendly toilet. There is a solar-powered car fridge and a large battery operated fan for the warmer months. There is also a cute little wood fired Mongolian stove to keep the yurt cozy and warm in the winter.

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Suitabilities

General
  • Couples
  • No pets allowed
  • Additional Information

    As this the only yurt in King Valley, in a totally unique location, guests will need to book well in advance due to popular demand. The yurt can comfortably accommodation two people, but others are welcome to bring tents for a $20 site fee.

    Public transport in the area is limited.

    There is mobile phone service at the yurt. Read More

    Location + Surroundings

    Experience some of the best views in Australia. This property is situated in the Victorian High Country on a working farm surrounded by natural bushland perched on top of a mountain in the middle of a vineyard in one of Victorias' wine producing regions. The silence is golden. Within 20 minutes, guests will find fine restaurants and wineries.

    After driving along a steep dirt track that winds through natural bushland teeming with kangaroos, wombats, rabbits, and deer, guests will burst onto a plateau with amazing views of the King Valley. Fantastic scenic walks along mountain ridges or through natural bushland. In the morning, glampers will hear the sound of many birds including black cockatoos and beautiful King Parrots. They will often see the resident eagle hovering overhead. In the evening, guests can enjoy the "sounds of silence" while they sample some of the regions best wines. Read More

    Cancellation policy

    • If the guest cancels at least 7 days prior to check in: The guest will receive a full refund.
    • If the guest cancels within 7 days of check in: The guest will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay.
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    Services

    For an added fee, the hosts can arrange nighttime tours to view the local fauna including deer, wombats, kangaroos, rabbits, foxes, etc. Please inquire for more information.

    Activities

    • Biking
    • Bird watching
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Photography
    • Sightseeing
    • Skiing
    • Swimming
    • Walking
    • Wine tasting

    From white water rafting to skiing, this scenic area has many opportunities for outdoor adventures. Guests can walk along the mountain ridge to enjoy striking views of Myrrhee and King Valleys, or explore the biking and horseback riding trails in the area. Guests can also ski in the winter or water ski during warmer months. There's also a local river, which guests can take a dip in, in the warmer months.

    Fantastic local attractions include Paradise Falls and Harry Power’s lookout, home to an abundance of wildlife and nature views. Guests can also explore the area's selection of lovely local wineries and restaurants. Those who are just looking to relax can enjoy the sounds of silence with a glass of local wine while taking in the spectacular views. The hosts have their own vineyard and have extensive knowledge of the industry, so please ask if wanting help planning some wine-based tourism.

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