Grindell’s Hut (4WD accessible only)
2 x Bedrooms (one with a queen bed and one with 3 x bunk beds)
1 x Sleep out / sitting area
1 x Lounge (with combustion fire place)
1 x Kitchen (fridge, stove/oven, sink, crockery and cutlery)
1 x Storeroom (food storage / cleaning equipment)
1 x Laundry (2 x sinks and rain water tap)
1 x Bathroom (toilet, basin, combined bath/shower)
1 x Gas BBQ and outdoor seating
1 x Wood BBQ
Firewood is provided in the wood shed at the rear of the hut.
Grindell’s Hut is located in the heart of the Vulkathunha - Gammon Ranges National Park on a hillside with spectacular views over the valleys and foothills of the Illinawortina Pound and the Blue Range. The McLachlan Pastoral Company built the Hut in the 1950’s, the original hut built in the late 1800’s by Grindell still stands just behind the newer hut.
The Hut provides a comfortable base for a variety of walks and 4WD trips. Sit out on the veranda and watch the changing colours and the play of light across the ranges.
What to bring:
All linen, blankets, pillows, towels, tea towels, toilet paper and matches.
Nudlamutana Hut (2WD accessible)
1 x Bedroom (1 x double bed + 1 x set of bunk beds)
1 x Lounge (with combustion fire)
1 x Kitchen (fridge, stove/oven, crockery and cutlery)
1 x Outside bathroom (toilets, sink and shower)
1 x Sleep out / enclosed veranda
Nudlamutana Hut is located on the boundary between the Vulkathunha - Gammon Ranges National Park and Arkaroola Wildlife Sanctuary. This hut was built as an outstation for the pastoral lease and still retains its rustic charms.
The Hut is nestled in a picturesque valley between rugged hills approximately 2 km off the Balcanoona/Arkaroola Road. It is a perfect location from which to further explore the many walking trails and drives within the park.
What to bring:
All linen, blankets, pillows, towels, tea towels, matches and toilet paper.
Balcanoona Shearers Quarters (2WD accessible)
8 x Single bedrooms (2 x single beds)
1 x Managers bedroom (1 x double bed, sitting area, separate toilets, shower and fridge)
1 x Communal kitchen (2 x large fridges, chest freezer, stove/oven, crockery and cutlery)
1 x Communal lounge (TV, lounges, table and chairs)
2 x Toilets (located in adjoining building)
2 x Showers (located in main building
1 x Laundry (cold washing machine)
1 x Gas BBQ
Additional 2 showers and toilets are accessible in the public amenities a short walk away.
The Shearers Quarters are located at the National Park Head Quarters at Balcanoona. Originally built to house the shearing teams for Balcanoona Station, the Quarters now provide accommodation for individuals or groups visiting the area.
Shearing teams used the quarters up until the late 1970’s when sheep were destocked and the property became part of the Vulkathunha - Gammon Ranges National Park.
What to bring:
All linen, blankets, pillows, towels, tea towels and matches.