Boroka Downs


Two hours north of Port Fairy, the Boroko Downs is an exquisite, small luxury hotel set beautifully on the shore of Lake Daylesford. Despite the spectacular backdrop of the rugged Grampians National Park, the hotel is only a 90 minutes’ drive away from Melbourne.


Far from civilisation, enjoy the pristine nature and wildlife all around. The Boroko Downs offers only 33 rooms accommodated in five finely appointed bungalows. The units are generously spaced apart and blend most harmoniously with read more » their natural surroundings.


Please note that smoking is not permitted anywhere on the grounds. It is a measure to prevent bushfires. However, you need no cigarettes to relax. Just settle down on your bungalow’s porch and watch the emus and kangaroos parade past.


The birds sing and the wind might rustle a few leaves but apart from nature’s concert, blissful silence reigns. The Boroko Downs is the ideal place to unwind.


Doubtlessly, the Boroka Downs most notable asset is its superb setting. However, on a close second, the fine accommodation units deserve mention, offering every luxury imaginable. This wholesome combination ensures a memorable holiday experience!


Moreover, the Boroka Downs goes to great lengths to provide maximum privacy for its distinguished guests. The hotel’s sophisticated facilities furthermore include a gourmet restaurant, a wine cellar stocking more than 10,000 selected bottles and the terrific Salus Day Spa.


An inspiring setting, serene tranquillity and an unparalleled relaxing ambience – what more could you possibly wish for? There is only one name for luxurious accommodation in the Grampians National Park … the Boroka Downs!


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The Boroka Downs, set gracefully amidst the natural splendour of the Grampian National Park, offers five designer villas. It is especially recommendable as a romantic getaway for couples.


Accommodated read more » in the five bungalows, the 33 rooms feature every luxury imaginable. The Deluxe Bungalows boast hand-crafted furniture, a whirlpool with a panorama window looking out onto the garden, state-of-the-art electronic equipment as well as a fully-equipped kitchen and a romantic fireplace.


The additional facilities include a mini bar, coffee maker, TV, telephone, radio and a modern air-conditioning system. The icing on the cake is the ingenious aroma lamp, infusing the ambience with extra flair.


Every detail has been thought of, in order to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Maps are available for hikes in the Grampians. Furthermore, you can pick a tune from a selection of CDs and DVDs, sizzle a steak on the barbecue or use the washing machine.


Of course, your bungalow commands a stunning view of the Grampians. Set amidst nature, it is not at all uncommon for kangaroos, koalas or emus to drop by for a visit. The Boroka Downs is highly idyllic and private. For your convenience, a 24-hour room service takes care of your every whim and wishes.


Your bungalow is fully self-sufficient and you have all the means at hand should you desire to be your own chef. Groceries are available in Halls Cap, a small town approximately seven kilometres away.


Apart from some basic shopping, the charming little town also offers recommendable restaurants. However, if you would really like to spoil yourself, the best dine and wine restaurant can be found back at the Boroka Downs.


The Boroka Downs’ restaurant is award-winning and especially noteworthy for its well-stocked wine cellar. On your request, the restaurant also supplies an overflowing gourmet breakfast basket.


The Boroka Downs in the Grampians National Park: Five exceptional bungalows unite finest luxuries with pristine nature all around. Simply wonderful!


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Feeling relaxed and at ease … slip into the mood at the Boroka Downs in the Grampians! Blissful hours can be whiled away in your private mini spa’s whirlpool, the air infused with heavenly fragrances.


Very read more » conveniently, the friendly room service is available around the clock. How about a romantic lunch all alone in the wilderness? Pack a picnic basket and blanket and stroll into the heart of the Grampians – an inspiringly beautiful environment!


The Grampians are all about exploring the great outdoors, the Australian wildlife and the rugged setting. On a tour through the national park, discover vertiginous cliffs, thundering waterfalls, rare species and flowers of all colours and shapes.


The region has a fascinating gold rush history and the Gum San museum in Ararat tells the story of the Chinese diggers. Of course, you may also decide to visit the quaint towns Horsham or Hamilton that charm visitors with old-fashioned country flair, gardens, galleries and museums.


The Grampians are the backdrop for many romantic little villages, among them Dunkeld, Pomonal, Wartook and Great Western. Combine hiking and history and visit Mt. William, the site of the last great gold rush.


The 1168 metre high mountain furthermore commands a spectacular view out over the Grampians National Park. Aborigine art is being displayed at House Brambuk and in the Cultural Centre in Halls Gap.


Those that enjoy the tingling sensation of adrenalin will be thrilled about the rock climbing and abseiling at Mt. Arapiles. No matter how you spend your time … Get the best out of this nature paradise! The Boroka Downs and the Grampians – the perfect combination!


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