Soul food. Whispering red gums. Walkable.
Culinary mastery, historical exploration, serene stays. This is Cavendish, a village of the Grampians (Gariwerd).
Affording you an exceptional dining experience, a walk through the time of settlers and a retreat from the hubbub of modern life, Cavendish is a destination that will fast become a family favourite.
Former head chef of an illustrious Sydney restaurant, James Campbell now heads up and delivers delectable dishes, all for your eating pleasure at the Bunyip Hotel. This hospitable hotel perfectly utilises all the fresh and fabulous produce available to this ripe region and James expertly uses his culinary flare to turn it into a mouth-watering, ever-changing menu. Ask a local about the legend of the Bunyip whilst taking in the river views.
Wander under the eucalypt canopy, along the banks of the river and past historic buildings, plaques and memorials on Cavendish’s Settlers Walk. A peaceful, picturesque and educational experience for the entire family.
Camping in Cavendish will have your finding your very own piece of tranquillity. Sit around the light of the camp fire, taking in the beauty that the warm glow gives to the trunks of the majestic red gums of the area, forgetting your to-do list and escaping the rigours of modern day life.
Retreat, relax and soak up the Cavendish experience.
Inspired By Cavendish
You're travelling to the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park and the kids are getting a little restless in the back. Save your sanity and expel their energy with a stopover at the charming town of Cavendish. Located on the Henty Highway with the Grampians (Gariwerd)...
Culinary mastery, country hospitality, historical exploration, exceptional events, serene stays, proximity to the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park and sweeping views of the Western District, that is the Cavendish experience. Eat An exceptional dining experience...
Established as a memorial to honour the Soldier Settlers of the mid-20th century, the Settlers Walk tells the tales of the pioneers from the mid-50s on plaques that are affixed to volcanic rocks along the river. Bring the past back to life as you stroll along the...
Owners, Shane and Susan, bake fresh daily and stock the menu themselves, all breakfasts and lunches are made with precision and are packed full with flavour. Their service is always of the highest standard, which is why so many return as "Customers for Life"! Acting...
Head Chef and co-owner, Jimmy Campbell, brings his love of Spanish-influenced but hearty cuisine to an ever-changing menu, accompanied by wines from the Henty & Grampians (Gariwerd) wine region. Situated on the banks of the Wannon River, The Bunyip is a warm and...
St Mary's Christmas ParadeFriday, 01 December 2023, Hamilton
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Australian Chamber Choir: Baroque Christmas - DunkeldSaturday, 02 December 2023, Dunkeld
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Hamilton Carols By CandlelightFriday, 08 December 2023, Hamilton
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