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The Best Walks and Hikes in Gariwerd (Grampians)

There is no escaping the charm of Gariwerd (Grampians National Park). As you approach Dunkeld – from any which direction – the mountains appear and so does the instant wonderment of this incredible landscape. What better way to appreciate it, than explore one of the many walks and hikes in the region? The southern edge […]

Wildflower Season in Gariwerd (Grampians National Park)

Epic mountains, stunning views, endless kangaroos and beautiful sunsets often top the list of reasons to visit Gariwerd. However, the striking elements of the region don’t stop there – come late winter the national park bursts with colourful wildflowers. Gariwerd is home to one third of Victoria’s flora, hiding within the rugged mountain range. More […]

Too many wedding disruptions? Consider eloping

It’s a frustrating time to be having a wedding. There have been endless disruptions due to COVID-19, with seemingly no end in sight. If getting married isn’t about having a big party, have you considered eloping to the Royal Mail Hotel? Whether your family is scattered all over the world and can’t travel, or belts […]

Introducing the Grampians Peaks Trail

A world-class, 160km hike based in Gariwerd (Grampians National Park), is set to be complete this December. Starting in the north, at Mura Mura (Mount Zero), near Horsham, the Grampians Peaks Trail takes hikers over the majestic Gariwerd peaks. The final ascent is  Wurgarri (Mount Sturgeon), before completing the hike at the Dunkeld trailhead, just […]

Royal Mail Club – the club for wine enthusiasts

Royal Mail Hotel and fine wine are as synonymous as a great shiraz and a perfect cut of beef. We are known for our famed wine collection and our eagerness to share this collection with those that appreciate it. That is why we have launched Royal Mail Club, for its second year running. We know […]