GPS Coordinates: 37°10’16.6″S 146°10’45.6″E
Approximate distances: London 16922 km, Edinburgh 16907 km, Paris 16823 km, New York 16552 km, Toronto 16,150, Rome 16,051 km, Athens 15,020 km, Dubai 11731 km, Capetown 10,450 km, Beijing 9083 km, Hanoi 7724 km, Singapore 6107 km, Perth 3506 km, Auckland 2547 km, Brisbane 1509 km, Adelaide 855 km, Sydney 727 km, Canberra 525 km, Melbourne 192 km.
Private transport for international or interstate guests can be arranged and helicopter transfers from Melbourne Airport and the CBD.
“Fly in Chill out”. “In Winter, it’s snow amazing”.
No matter which route you take from Melbourne you will eventually come to Mansfield – the closest major town to Altitude221. Pass through Mansfield and follow the signs to Mt Buller.
In just over 2 hours from Melbourne International Airport you can be out of the city and high in the mountains! There are a few different routes you can take.
- Via Plenty Road, Whittlesea and Yea
- Via the Hume Highway to Tallarook and Yea
- Via the Maroondah Highway to Yarra Glen and Yea
- To get here via the most direct route from Melbourne or the airport using Google Maps and GPS, it is best to set your destination to Yea, then once you are in Yea set it for Mansfield, then Boorolite.
Mansfield is also very easy to get to from interstate N.S.W. , just 1 hour from the Hume Highway at Benalla.
Travelling from the north, follow the Hume Highway south and take the Mansfield exit onto the Midland Highway (B300).
Below are some scenic routes to consider:
THE GRAPE ESCAPE
Melbourne-Yarra Valley-Healesville-Alexandra-Mansfield- Altitude 221
Approximately 3 hours
From Melbourne, leave the traffic lights behind and head for the hills. Enjoy a relaxed motoring experience along rolling country roads, through the vineyards and towns of the Yarra Valley and Healesville region. Visit cellar doors and sample award-winning wines and new varietals. When you reach Altitude 221, you could take a leisurely stroll around the property listening to the sounds of the wildlife or enjoy a refreshing swim before dinner.
COOL CLIMATE WINES
Approximately 2 hrs 30 mins
Take the ‘Cool Climate Wine’ loop and enjoy the warm hospitality of the High Country. Drive through the winding Prosecco Road in the King Valley, influenced by Italian roots but well grounded in its Australian bush setting. Sample wines and wares from plantings large and small. On your return to Altitude 221 settle in for an evening of dining and travel tales amongst friends.
Altitude221-Mansfield-Benalla–Glenrowan– Whitfield-Mansfield-Altitude 221 – Approximately 3 hrs
Immerse yourself in the life and legend of Australia’s most infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly. Visit the museums, monuments, courthouses, lock-ups, hideouts and cemeteries still ringing with the sound of horses’ hoofs and gunshots of Kelly’s bushranging days. Many towns offer maps and guided tours of significant sites. There will be plenty to talk about when you return to Altitude221 for dinner in the lodge and relax by the roaring fire.
CAUTION: Kangaroos, wallabies, deer, wombats and other animals can be on and around the roads. Drive with care, especially during dusk. Take a break and spot a Koala in the ghost gums.
Picturesque and perfectly positioned in the Alpine foothills, Altitude 221 is surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty within a unique Australian ecosystem home to an incredible variety of native flora and fauna. Offering luxury accommodation, vineyard, golf course and much more. Read more
221 Wairere Rd, Boorolite VIC 3723
P. 0415 148 436