Today begins in the tea-trees with a few impromptu peeks out to the Southern Ocean. Enter a flawlessly-groomed grass tree forest and hear tales dating back 104 million years at Dinosaur Cove. Next, drop down onto Johanna Beach, an opportunity to kick off the boots and walk barefoot with wind-swept waves just meters away. This two-kilometer stretch has a knack of clearing busy minds and washing away city stresses. At the end of the beach is your cool water and lemonade greeting. Hop in the van or choose to walk back to the lodge under your own steam.
About Twelve Apostles Lodge
The Twelve Apostles Lodge is a forest-hugged refuge three hours from Melbourne. This is where the foot spa awaits, rainforest showers, kitchen garden, dining room stocked with local wines, and your king bedroom with spacious in-suite bathroom. The architecturally-designed lodge has been crafted with environmental sensitivity in mind. This translates to passive solar design, hydronic heating, low consumption electric and water fittings, on site waste water treatment and composting, plus a self-sufficient water supply. And there’s reason this eco-development is award-winning, delivering modern comforts with equal rigor. Expect Myrtle & Moss toiletries, hair dryers, library, mobile coverage (Telstra only). The dining room has a lounge area well-suited for canapes when the fire pit isn’t crackling with friend-huddling flames. After a glass of regional red, move to the long table for your nightly two-course regional menu. Onsite you’ll also find 24-hour tea and coffee facilities, gear drying room, daily newspapers and a lodge library well stocked with magazines, reference and fictional books or ask about the lodge property walks. Alcoholic beverages are available in the lounge. House wines are included with evening meal and a further selection can be put on tab and settled with the staff at the end of your stay. We stock a small selection of house and premium wines and locally brewed beers by the bottle. As an eco-accredited operator, we support local wine and beer, however, you are welcome to bring your own wine. One complimentary clothes wash (including soap) is included in your walk package, the Lodge Manager will explain how this is organized at your briefing on day one. Additional loads are charged to your tab to discourage excessive usage/environmental impact.