Located just 10 minutes from the southern edge of the Grampians National Park, South Mokanger Farm Cottages are ideally positioned to explore the park and surrounding area (that is if you can tear yourself away). The Grampians boasts wonderful bushwalks, beautiful landscapes, senic drives, renowned waterfalls, flora and fauna.
Rhonda & Tony from Sydney said “they couldn’t believe they were within ‘one and a bit’ hours from everything. Waterfalls, mountains, world famous wineries, picturesque coastal towns, while staying nestled amongst ancient red gums in a rural paradise near the foot of the Grampians.”
Our 12 metre Pool
You are encouraged to swim in the large in ground pool at your leisure and use the sun lounges and outdoor table and chairs for lunch. There is also a diving board to sharpen your skills.
10 minutes drive to the Cavendish Village, with The Bunyip Hotel Cavendish (Dinner Thur to Sat and Lunch Sat and Sun), tennis courts and Settlers Walk, a tranquil dog friendly walk along the Wannon river under the river red gums.
The Bunyip Hotel Cavendish
The Bunyip Hotel Cavendish is a place where you can experience all the charm of a country pub and also the amazing food you would expect from a top restaurant. With space for customers to sit by the fire, at the bar or overlooking the Wannon River, ‘The Bunyip’ has something for everyone. Chef James Campbell changes the menu daily to reflect the season and the harvest. Bookings are highly recommended (5574 2205), especially for their Sunday Chef’s table. At $39 a per person, it includes 2 entrees, 2 mains and a dessert. Dinner is served Wednesday through Saturday and lunches Friday through Sunday. To keep up with what they have on offer visit www.facebook.com/bunyiphotelcavendish or follow them on instagram @thebunyiphotelcavendish.
We can now boast the papers, wonderful coffee and take-aways, just 5 minutes down the road at The Bridge Café!
The Royal Mail Hotel Dunkeld
South Mokanger Farm Cottages offer excellent accommodation only 15 minutes from the award winning Restaurant at the Royal Mail. www.royalmail.com.au
Only 25 minutes to the regions shopping centre (Coles, Woolies, Aldi and IGA supermarkets), art gallery, antiques, Botanical Gardens, Big Wool Bales, cinema, restaurants, car museum, Hamilton Pastoral and Ansett Museums and the new indoor pool and leisure centre.
Only 55 minutes to great ice-creams, cafes, Stoneycreek shops, awesome views and bush walks.
Wannon, Nigretta Falls, (On the way to Hamilton) McKenzie and Stirling (in the National Park) are just some of these amazing landscapes to visit.
Two courses in Hamilton, one at Dunkeld (where the kangaroos graze on the fairways) and one at Mooralla all about 25 minutes away.
Nearby at the Wannon River, Rocklands, Toolondo and the Grampians. You could also try yabbying in our dams in the summer.
We are surrounded by renowned Western District gardens.The Cavendish gardens are open in November at the same time as the Dunkeld Cup race meeting.
Henty Estate 10 min
Tarrington Vineyards 20 min
Bochara, Hamilton 30 min
Crawford River, Condah 55 min
Coonawarra and Great Western Wineries, just over an hour away
Royal Mail Hotel Dunkeld 15 min
Thai Restaurant Hamilton 25 min
Café Catalpa Tarrington 20 min
The Kookaburra Halls Gap 55 min
The Bunyip Brewery and Distillery 10 min
for dinner (Thur – Sat) or lunch (Sat & Sun)… just to name a few
Just Over One Hour To…
Grampians and Great Western Wineries
Historic Port Fairy
Portland and Bridgewater Bay
Warrnambool and Mt Gambier
Warrock Farm, with 30 National Trust Building an amazing treasure