Unique accommodation experiences in Victoria

Penninsula Hot Springs. Photo Credit: Visit Victoria

When it comes to making the most out of your stay in Victoria, tourist attractions, events and festivals are just the beginning.

Where you spend the night can set the tone for your trip away – whether it be adventurous, indulgent, romantic, or something completely out of the ordinary, visitors are spoilt for choice in Victoria.

Here is our guide to the many unique accommodation hot spots across the state.


Enjoy the great outdoors with a touch of luxury at the many glamping experiences across Victoria.

Peninsula Hot Springs – Fingal, Mornington Peninsula

Designed for pure relaxation, the Peninsula Hot Springs will let you sink into their natural geothermal mineral waters or allow you to enjoy the many spa treatments available.

People in wood tubs enjoying the hot springsAfter you’ve been pampered, treat yourself and stay at one of the premium glamping tents, boasting private decks and amenities inspired by the natural surrounding environment.

For more information visit Penninsula Hot Springs.

Metung Hot Springs – Metung, Gippsland

Escape your daily routine and head to Metung Hot Springs – East Gippsland’s newest wellness destination, where your luxurious safari style glamping tent awaits!

Each tent features an ensuite, and private bathing barrels which overlooks the stunning lagoon and native environment.

For more information visit Metung Hot Springs.

Get in touch with nature

Breathe in some fresh air and settle into the beautiful natural surroundings at these accommodations.

Northern Peaks Experience – Grampians Peak Trail

A group of hikers standing on a hill

Situated on the Grampians Peaks Trail, walkers will be greeted with lightweight and temporary huts.

Each hut can sleep up to four people in bunk style accommodation, accompanied with a small private deck which offers stunning views of the Grampians.

For more information visit the Grampians Peak Trail.

Lake Lascelles Mallee Bush Retreat – Hopetoun, Southern Mallee region

A pier at a lakeWake up next to the beautiful Lake Lascelles at the award-winning Mallee Bush Retreat. The peaceful and tranquil environment will relax you as soon as you arrive.

The retreat offers a range of unique accommodation options including staying in a silo, a cow shed or even horse stables. Free camping around the lake’s edge is also available.

For more information visit the Lake Lascelles Mallee Bush Retreat.

Pyrenees Tiny House – Maryborough, Goldfields region

Just 10 minutes from the town of Maryborough, unwind and recharge underneath the native trees on a working family farm.

The Pyrenees Tiny House will offer complete privacy while overlooking the stunning Australian landscape – you might even get up close and personal with some native wildlife!

For more information visit Pyreness Tiny House.

Something completely different

For a completely new and quirky experience check out these accommodations!

Portaledge Cliff Camping – Mount Buffalo, Alpine region

If you love living life on the edge, then look no further. Beyond the Edge is Australia's first and the world's highest commercial portaledge cliff camping experience.

Stay the night on a portaledge suspended over a sheer 300 metre cliff face in the breath-taking Mount Buffalo gorge.

For more information visit Portaledge Cliff Camping.

A castle

Kryal Castle – Leigh Creek, Western Victoria

Travel back in time to the Middle Ages and spend a night at Kryal Castle.

No 2 days are the same at the medieval inspired theme park, it’s definitely an experience fit for a king and queen!

For more information visit Kryal Castle.

Jean-Claude caravan accommodation – Ballarat, Western Victoria

Located just 10 minutes away from Ballarat’s CBD, a newly restored 1970s Jean-Claude York caravan awaits your arrival.

Parked next to a dam on a private property, the accommodation offers complete privacy, luxurious amenities and a king-sized bed.

For more information visit Jean-Claude caravan accommodation.