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5 Days Iyengar Yoga Retreat Victoria, Australia

5 Days Iyengar Yoga Retreat Victoria, Australia

  • Griffins Hill, 170 Victoria Valley Road, Dunkeld, Victoria, Australia

Yoga Retreat Australia

Incredible yoga, food, and relaxation for four nights and five days, with a chance to explore the Grampians National Park and indulge in spectacular mountain views. This offer only 5-day Iyengar yoga retreats each year. Between your daily yoga practices, suitable for all levels and ages, with senior Iyengar teacher, Frank Jesse, and Jane Gibbs scrumptious gourmet meals, theres plenty of time to explore Dunkeld, the Grampians, and surrounds.


  • Daily asana workshops
  • Daily pranayama sessions
  • Daily Restorative yoga sessions
  • Plenty of free time to explore the area
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily meals
  • 5 days with instruction
  • English
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Griffins Hill offers luxurious mountain view rooms with heating, cooling, electric blankets, free Wi-Fi, tea or coffee making facilities and en-suite bathrooms. Choose from a king, queen or twin share room with spacious en-suit facilities and superb mountain views. You can also enjoy the privacy of your own luxurious queen or king room with en-suite facilities and indulge in your own mountain view with sunrise.

Day 1

12.00 - Lunch

14.30 - 17.30 Asana / yoga workshop

19.00 - 21.00 Dinner

Day 2 and Day 4

  • 07.30 - 08.00 Light refreshments
  • 08.00 - 11.00 Asana / yoga workshop
  • 11.30 - 13.00 Brunch
  • 16.30 - 18.00 Restorative yoga
  • 19.00 - 21.00 Dinner

Day 3

  • 06.00 - 07.15 Pranayama
  • 07.30 - 08.00 Light refreshments
  • 08.00 - 11.00 Asana / yoga workshop
  • 11.30 - 13.00 Brunch
  • 16.30 - 18.00 Restorative yoga
  • 19.00 - 21.00 Dinner

Day 5

  • 07.30 - 08.00 Light refreshments
  • 08.00 - 11.00 Asana / yoga workshop
  • 11.30 - 13.00 Brunch
  • 14.00 Departure

Dunkeld is located at the southern end of the Grampians 253 kilometers west of Melbourne, flanked by the spectacular Mount Sturgeon and Mount Abrupt. The township was first called Mount Sturgeon, early settlers renamed the town after Dunkeld, Scotland.

Nearby places

  • Twelve Apostles Marine National Park, 176 kilometers
  • The Grampians National Park

Theres plenty of time to explore the village of Dunkeld, the Grampians and surrounds. Youll be walking, cycling and swimming, sampling tasty treats at the local cafes and restaurants, or simply reading and chilling out in the spacious comfort of our architect-designed retreat. You can also do river and mountain walks. Besides that, you can explore book shop, gallery, cafes nearby, touch and inhale the scent of the old red gum trees, watch kangaroos at dawn and sunset, and discover spring wild flowers.

While you are here treat yourself to a massage (your choice of therapeutic deep tissue or relaxation) from Valerie Cooper, qualified massage therapist. Massage costs 75 AUD for one hour session and can be scheduled upon your arrival at Griffins Hill.

  • 4 nights accommodation at Griffin Hill
  • Daily brunch and dinner
  • Daily yoga classes and workshops
  • Light refreshments
  • Massage is not included in the price.

Driving directions from Ballarat

Travel via Ballarat then the Glenelg Highway to Dunkeld.

Arrival by train and bus

Depart Melbourne Southern Cross at 08:17 (transfer to connecting bus at Ballarat). Arrive at Dunkeld at 12:04. Free transfer to and from Dunkeld bus stop to Griffins Hill Retreat.


  • Melbourne, 253 kilometers
  • Warrnambool, 83 kilometers
  • The Great Ocean Road, 83 kilometers
  • Coonawarra, 139 kilometers
  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.