The Nest at Bush Hideouts
Set on our 500 acre slice of valley paradise, The Nest is a charming and fully equipped two story off-grid cabin with a 15m x 15m footprint. The open plan cabin contains a comfortable collection of colonial and period furniture, epic stone fireplace and panoramic vistas. It also has a kitchen with gas cooker and a vintage wood burner oven for your convenience.
Come to Bush Hideouts and simply switch off, reconnect with your loved ones and meet our many furry and feathered friends who call this landscape their home. We are located next to the Horseshoe Lagoon forest and fauna reserve.
We have a large Wombat population and the reclusive Platypus is spotted regularly in the Lagoon and Goulburn river. A battalion of Kangaroos also pass through in the mornings....
Features and Amenities
- Check in after 12pmCheck out before 12pm
- Weekday minimum booking: 1 nightWeekend minimum booking: 2 nights
$280 for 2 adults
Accommodates a maximum of 8 people
Extra guests $50 a night
1 queen bed
6 camp beds
5 tents sleeping 2 each are available if you wish to spread out.
Bush Hideouts is truly a place to commune with nature and reconnect with family and our furry marsupials! Although we don’t have wifi or good phone reception - you’ll be giving your tired eyes a break while you enjoy as much or as little of Hill Walking, Swimming, Fauna & Birdwatching, Cycling, Kayaking, Board Games, Bocce, Picnic's, Wine tasting, Wood Chopping, Evening Bathing in clawfoot baths, Stargazing and well, just being....
- Base Price $280 / night
- Extra People $50 / night after 2 people
Adventures on the Property
These are the exclusive natural wonders and outdoor activities within the property boundaries.
Bush Hideouts Property
The map shows the listing location and awesome adventures nearby.
Here are some details about the adventures nearby. Refer to the map for their location.
Mountain Bike Riding
Our visit to The Nest over the Easter break was fantastic! Stunning views, quiet surroundings and the house itself exceeded all our expectations. Very spacious in a spectacular and secluded location. We had a party of 11 that gave The Nest a thumbs up from the moment we stepped through the main gates and in view of the main house. All slept comfortably either in the house itself or in the nearby tents (that are all well maintained and top quality). Kitchen, lounge area (fireplace 10/10) and upstairs bedroom all very adequately appointed with the necessary comforts, but also balanced with a little rural reminders to help you ease your mind away from the big smoke. Bathrooms and toilets (along with the entire property being eco-friendly) were more than satisfying. Hot water is hot indeed, that even the fussiest of Nana's would approve!
Great options for exploring amongst the gum trees and boulders (we were there for the climbing), but watch your step around the wombat burrows as there are a few of the buggers around. 4WD is required to explore further up the mountains by road, or would make for a long hike along the various tracks (easy to medium grade with some moderately steep sections, but believe me the views from up top during dusk or dawn are well worth the trek. 10/10 from me on this.
Less than 90 mins from Melbourne airport, you can't go wrong for a weekend away or longer. Hard to believe The Nest is so close to the city, yet you feel so far away from all the hustle and bustle.
All in all we had a fabulous time during our short stay and will definitely be back....
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We had the opportunity to stay one night in this beautiful ‘nest’. It's huge, surrounded by nature and exactly what we love: with big windows all around so you literally feel the nature around you. After we explored the cabin a b...
With the weather turning bad we jumped in the cars and headed off to Trawool to The Nest at Bush Hideouts. Heading down a quiet dirt road all the animals came out to greet us!! Kangaroos, wallaby's, wombats, the works! The bush h...
This place is the perfect spot to get off the grid and recharge your soul with a healthy dose of nature and Australian wildlife. We managed to navigate through a friendly entourage of cows grazing along the gravel road that meand...