Eastern barred bandicoots returned to the wild in Dunkeld

“What are those fluffy white dogs doing in that paddock?” has been a common question Hayley Glover, Dunkeld Pastoral Co Pty Ltd Conservation Manager, has received over the last few months. The answer? These cute dogs have one very important mission: To keep predators away from these critically endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoots. Roaming a Dunkeld […]

Australian Native Illustrations by Artist Jo Murphy

Royal Mail Hotel loves to celebrate the very nature it sits amongst, bringing it indoors and closer where ever possible. The artwork added to the Deluxe Mountain View rooms, by artist Jo Murphy, perfectly capture the native flora and fauna we cherish. Jo Murphy is a Melbourne-based illustrator with an eye for detail. Her steady […]

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 […]