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Alkina Lodge

Great Ocean Road, Australia

At a Glance

  • A cluster of three individual homes designed by Australian Glenn Murcutt, one of the world’s leading environmental architects

  • Pre dinner drinks snacks are usually accompanied by glimpses of kangaroos, parakeets, and kookaburras

  • Alkina Lodge is a great place for a family vacation, with games and movies provided and the chef will be happy to cater to their tastes.

  • Canoeing on Lake Elizabeth gives you the chance to spy a shy platypus

  • Each master suite particularly affords spectacular views of the forest and ocean beyond

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Coastal Victoria enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers, balmy and mild spring and autumn and cool winters. The main summer season is from December-February and the quietest time of the year is the Aussie winter June-August.

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Insider's View

The ingenious saw toothed roof system, designed by celebrated architect Glen Murcutt, traps as much sun as possible during the winter to heat the stone floors, which keeping it as cool as possible in the hot summers.

Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your vacation to Alkina Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Victoria

Description

Alkina Lodge is a collection of three private residences in a remote National Park on the Great Ocean Road. Designed by a renowned architect, these contemporary properties are ideal for families or couples wanting a discreet hideaway.

Designed by one of the world’s leading environmental architects, Alkina Lodge is a collection of three private residences perched on a dramatic headland - each are ideal for parties of up to eight people. Overlooking Otway National Park, home to swamp wallabies and western grey kangaroos, this designer property is in a semi wilderness setting on a rugged and beautiful stretch of coastline on the mid point of the Great Ocean Road.

Designed as either a discreet hideaway for couples or the perfect place for family get-togethers, these contemporary residencies each offer four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The residences are self-catered but hampers and private chefs can also be arranged if you want to completely unwind and relax.

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Accommodation

Alkina Lodge has four sumptuous bedrooms. Essentially minimalist in style, rooms are furnished with European leather furniture, antique Persian rugs and Italian designed lighting - this combined with the finest beds, duvets and cotton sheets makes for great sleep.

Childcare

Alkina Lodge wholly welcomes children and the highly bespoke service here means they will be looked after like never before.

Services

At Alkina Lodge you are hosted by your own private chef and housekeeper who are highly trained to anticipate your every need, nothing is too much trouble. Nannies are also available on request.

Facilities

The chef at Alkina Lodge will go out of their way to prepare you whatever you want, be it fresh seafood, an Australian steak or a tasty salad. Champagne picnics, breakfast in bed, Bbq dinner under the stars, sunset canapés, all of this and more can be arranged at your asking. A range of treatments is available to soothe and pamper and highly skilled therapists are on hand. The lodge has a fantastic handcrafted telescope, binoculars, bicycles and can even arrange a drive in a classic car.

Activities

Alkina Lodge's surrounds offer wonderful cycling and wildlife walk opportunities. Children’s games, kites, Dvds and toys available on request and further afield the lodge can organize horse riding, helicopter scenic flights, wreck diving, whale watching, wine tasting, golf, game fishing and motorbiking, If there is something specific you want to do not on this list, Moonlight Escape will no doubt be able to organize it.

Reviews

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Amy Welfare (Staff)

This collection of private houses is set just off the Great Ocean Road and on the doorstep to beautiful Cape Otway national Park.The houses are very eco sensitive and are the perfect retreat for a family or couple for a few days when exploring this lovely part of Victoria. The chef comes and cooks fresh local produce for you at the end of a day out on the Great Ocean walking track discovering deserted beaches and listening to your guide’s stories of shipwrecks and fascinating history of the area. I woke up the next morning in my huge and unbelievably comfortable bed to look out of the window to see kangaroos hopping across the lawn in this deserted but spectacularly beautiful wilderness area.

Experiences

  • A Day with a Local Melbourne Foodie

    Explore Australia’s most exciting culinary destination in the company of a passionate local foodie, taking you to some of Melbourne’s best kept secrets and sampling food and wine amongst the city’s neighborhoods and local markets.

  • Day 2 - Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk: Milanesia Track to Moonlight Head

    This mornings hike is more challenging than yesterday, but avid walkers will be rewarded with spectacular seascapes and wild-weathered headlands.

  • Epicurean Adventure in the Yarra Valley

    Explore the picturesque vineyards, award winning wineries and artisanal food offerings of the Yarra Valley on this privately guided full day tour. Enjoy premium wines before feasting on a delectable luncheon at one of the areas top wineries.

  • The Great Ocean Road by Land and Air

    Spend a day exploring one of the greatest driving routes in the world, with its world-class surf breaks, quaint seaside towns, deserted coves and towering cliffs, before boarding a private helicopter and seeing this spectacular landscape from the air.

Location & directions

Great Ocean Road, Australia

Alkina Lodge is located on the Great Ocean Road in the Great Otway National Park, southwest of Victoria on the Southern Ocean.

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