VIC Tourism welcomes Grampians Eco YHA in Halls Gap, find and discover wonderful places to visit in Halls Gap.Grampians Eco YHA hostel is environmentally friendly, budget accommodation in Halls Gap, close to all the attractions of the Grampians. The hostel is a comfy, friendly place to stay. It has two fully equipped kitchens, and two spacious lounges with wood heaters as well as an outdoor courtyard with fire pit. The friendly staff can assist you in organising a range of adventure activities in the Grampians, such as abseiling, rock climbing, horse riding, and canoeing. The YHA was architecturally designed to utilise solar hot water, rainwater tanks and grey water recycling, along with a passive solar design and clever zoning techniques to use 50 per cent less energy and generate 50 per cent less waste than standard hostels. The hostel is perfectly situated for access to attractions in the Grampians National Park. Explore Reid's Lookout, Aboriginal rock art and waterfalls. Other places of interest include the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre, which provides tours featuring insight into Aboriginal culture. Contact Grampians Eco YHA for further information....
Grampians Eco YHA has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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