Walking and hiking tracks within close proximity to the hotel include, Wugarri (Mount Sturgeon, 7km return), Mud-Dadjug (Mount Abrupt, 6.5km return) and Bainggug (Piccanniny, 2.4km return). More walks are located in the northern end of Gariwerd including, the Pinnacle (4.2km return) and MacKenzie Falls (2km return). Click here for the Gariwerd highlights, chosen by the Royal Mail Hotel staff.
Enjoy the short stroll from the hotel to the Dunkeld Arboretum. This well-loved sanctuary has a walking track that meanders past magnificent red gums, a series of small lakes that are crossed by timber bridges and a small pier that provides views of the surrounding mountains. Ask Reception for directions.
You can get active in Dunkeld with the stunning Grampians Golf Course and tennis courts. Explore our local heritage and hear the stories of days past at our museum or by following the historical town walk. Retail therapy is provided by a collection of shops in the main street.
Dunkeld is ideally located on the boundary of the Henty and Grampians wine regions. Talk to our team for winery recommendations in the area. Driving to or from Melbourne? Click here for a historic western Victoria winery touring route.
Grampians Peaks Trail
Grampians Peaks Trail is a world-class multi day walk currently being constructed in Gariwerd (Grampians National Park) connecting some of Gariwerd's most spectacular peaks. Stage One and Stage Two are now open and welcoming walkers. Offering natural beauty on a grand scale, self navigated or guided walking tours are available.