Anapas Lodge - the ideal family and small group "off mountain" getaway for SKI SEASON 2017. Also great as an all year round retreat or as an alternative for a small group professional retreat, located at the base of Mt. Buller. Become a follower on Twitter & post tweets of your stay at Anapas Lodge. Also, search Anapas Lodge on Facebook, 'Like us' & view our video on our FB page.
Let Anapas Lodge be your High Country retreat for Ski Season 2016! Anapas Lodge offers a comfortable and enjoyable self contained experience with ski and dining discounts (inquire with us). To get to Mt. Buller, you are only a 4 minute drive to the Mt.Buller entry gates and a 25 minute drive to the top car park. To get to Lake Eildon, you are only a 30 minute drive to launch your boat at Goughs Bay. Whether to sight see, mountain bike, 4wd, go fishing, boating, toboggan, snow board or ski, you are not far from the action on Buller/Lake Eildon all year round.
The Delatite River can be heard from Anapas Lodge and King Parrots frequent many a visitor at the lodge which can be hand fed with seeds. If skiing is not your thing, visit the local regional wineries, attend the Merrijig Rodeo on the Labour Day long weekend, visit Craigs Hut on Mt. Stirling (made famous in the film "The Man From Snow River"), go mountain bike riding, horse riding, bushwalking, 4 x 4 tours, do the Mt.Buller Nature Summit Walk in Summer, enjoy the watersports on offer on Lake Eildon, browse local markets and antique stores, pamper yourself at a 'day spa' or just simply sleep in and relax on one of our decking / entertaining areas with a coffee or wine and a good magazine.
For dining out, the local Merriig pub/bistro "The Hunt Club" is about a 7 minute drive away (bookings recommended to secure a table especially in busy times). Two streets away is the Pinnacle Valley Resort Restaurant and Bar open for dinner Thurs to Sun(bookings essential to secure a table). One street away is The Mill Inn (open Thursdays to Sundays, but check with the Mill Inn for trading times) and at Mirimbah, base of Mt. Buller, is a cafe / petrol station (open Wed to Sun from 8am to 4pm, from Melb Cup weekend to Easter and re-opens for the ski season). There is also picnic facilities and a playground at Mirimbah or try the 'Friday Furnace' at the Merrijig Motor Inn all year round, where you can get a wood fire pizza Friday nights from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
Mansfield is a 15-20 minute drive away if you want to wander the streets and check out all that Mansfield has to offer with speciality stores, two supermarkets, a Cinema with the latest movies and many other dining establishments. Don't forget to visit the Mansfield Tourist Information Centre if you want to investigate day trips from Anapas Lodge to Jamieson, Goughs Bay, Kevington, Tolmie, Bonnie Doon etc. Maybe even charter a helicopter to sightsee the high country from above, visit the Mansfield Zoo or have a round of golf at the Mansfield golf course!
We also have plenty of tourist brochures in the Lodge so you can plan your holiday activities.
LODGE AMENITIES AND BEDROOM CONFIGURATIONS
Anapas Lodge comes fully furnished and comprises two storeys of comfortable holiday living or small professional business retreats. The Lodge accommodates a maximum of 12 persons and the advertised rates are per night for the whole lodge for up to 12 persons (a minimum of 2 nights apply).
The ground floor has two bedrooms - the "pink" room has a double bed and a single bunk bed (x4 persons max), the "white" room has two single bunk beds (x4 persons max). Upstairs has a master bedrooom with a queen size bed, with two fold out single beds in the upstairs lounge retreat (x4 persons max). In winter, each ground floor bedroom is equipped with a portable heater and in summer, portable fans.
There is also a fully equipped laundry, two bathrooms and two toilets, and an open plan fully equipped kitchen with modern applicances, dining and lounge area. There are also three decking / entertaining areas with tranquil views and a fenced off backyard - ideally suited for families with kids. Plenty of off street parking available, with a dual undercover carport. Fire wood (limited availability in summer) and bird seed is also supplied. Note, for small professional business retreats, we can arrange for white board markers and a portable white board at an additional cost of $50 for the duration of your stay, if required (contact the owner to discuss).
LODGE RULES AND BOND
In addition to the Stayz House Rules displayed and Anapas Lodge Instructions and Bushfire Survival Plan, please ensure the following:
- all linen and bed linen remain the property of Anapas lodge and are not to be removed from Anapas Lodge
- No pets allowed
- No smoking allowed
- All outdoor furniture cushions to be placed inside upon completion of your stay
- Be sure to leave the key in the keylock provided at the completion of your stay for the next guest!
- Please respect all nostaligic items in the lodge and do not remove.
- We have locked cupboards for our personal affects. Please do not attempt to open them or your Security Deposit (bond) may be forfeited.
Security Deposit: A security deposit (bond) of $400 applies which is refundable, pending our terms and conditions.
Mt. Buller and Mansfield