Spicers Peak Lodge | Maryvale | Scenic Rim | Queensland
Experience the height of luxury in Queensland High Country; a naturally inspired wilderness region just 2 hours from Brisbane. Perched atop a mountain on 9,000 acres, enveloped by the World Heritage-listed Main Range National Park and the Great Dividing Range is Spicers Peak Lodge; an exclusive, intimate Australian wilderness lodge experience.
Australia’s highest non alpine lodge retreat. This architecturally designed lodge is an eclectic mix of contemporary and classic design, and has been created with its stunning natural environment in mind. Century old Scottish blue stone and recycled timber, along with signature design elements, bespoke furnishings and local landscape photography add a touch of style and sophistication to the relaxing ambience.
With ten luxurious suites and two Private Lodges, Spicers Peak Lodge serves as an intimate and relaxing accommodation experience. All meals and beverages, including the celebrated tasting menu are included at The Peak Restaurant where guests experience privacy, intimacy and very high levels of service at the 2 chef hatted restaurant. Created around the paddock to plate philosophy, the menu features the very best from the property and the region. Dining at the Lodge extends well beyond the restaurant table, with guests able to dine at a number of picturesque locations at and around the Lodge.
As part of the all inclusive stay, guests can enjoy a range of experiences tailored to showcase this strikingly pristine landscape including guided nature walks, guided mountain bike adventures, 4WD discovery tours, night nocturnal walks, yoga and local history presentations. There are also four day guided treks of the region ending with a night of luxury at the Lodge from March to October.
With ten eco-systems represented onsite, guests can spot iconic Australian native animals including rare the glossy black cockatoo, bushy tail rock wallaby, kangaroo, dingo and the koala. The property is also renowned for bird watching, with sightings of rare and threatened birds that reside in the region. Offering a unique blend of luxury accommodation, first name service and award winning dining, the Lodge offers a wilderness experience like no other.
Lodge Suites (7) – These luxurious suites found in the main lodge building boast bathrooms with heated towel rails, L’Occitane amenities, complimentary mini bar, LCD TVs, iPod docking stations, wireless broadband internet and luxurious King-sized beds. And for the extra touch, five of the seven suites feature stone fireplaces. Each and every one is unique.
• Shower, some with baths
• Some Lodge Suites feature a stone fireplace
• King bed (twin configuration available on request)
Lodge Spa Suites (3) – Situated in the main lodge building, these three suites come complete with every luxury from complimentary mini bar and King-size beds to LCD TVs and iPod docking stations, as well as featuring stone fireplaces and spa baths. Ideal for a romantic, intimate weekend together.
• Spa bath
• Stone fireplace
• King bed (twin configuration available on request)
• Bottle of French Champagne on arrival
Private Lodges – 1 x one bedroom, 1 x two bedroom, two storey
Exclusive and separate from the main lodge are two new Private Lodges offering guests a private getaway whilst enjoying the full use of the main lodge’s facilities. Cocooned in tranquil isolation, Private Lodge guests can indulge in a plethora of creature comforts including outdoor chaise lounges and luxurious interiors, and private outdoor infinity spas with outstanding views over Spicers Gap.
• Independent of the main lodge
• Enjoy full use of main lodge facilities whilst being independent of the main lodge
• Outdoor infinity spa with stunning views
• Situated on the edge of the escarpment with expansive views of Spicers Gap and the valleys beyond
• Wood-fuelled fires
• State of the art plasma televisions with surround sound
• iPod docking station
• Outdoor chaise lounge
FOOD & WINE
While contemporary Australian cuisine may sound a little plain and simple, gastronomes appreciate the international influence and interpretation of premium local ingredients articulated by this style. Many guests say that the five course lunch or award winning seven course dinner degustation menus best represent the restaurants eclectic and ever changing menu. Food can be tailored to any palate whether it be a special occasion, specific dietary requirement or favourite food item. Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner for guests of the property, as well as lunch for day visitors, Spicers Peak Lodge restaurant offers a spectacular choice. And all meals and beverages including alcohol are included in accommodation package prices.
The relaxed nature of the property lends itself to many dining options whether it is in the comfortable surrounds of the dining room with open fireplaces, extensive wine cellar or simply a table set up in your own suite for total privacy and intimacy. Other options include alfresco lunch poolside or a gourmet picnic setup on one of the spectacular spots on the property. Other delights & gourmet treats that guests can savour throughout the day include French and Italian cheese plates complimented with boutique wines, house made biscuits and intricate pre dinner canapés.
Both on its grounds and in the spectacular surrounding region, Spicers Peak Lodge provides many opportunities to pursue leisure in and out of doors. Those inclined to strenuous activity are well catered for and sightseeing is always an attractive option in this spectacular Scenic Rim location. Massages and beauty treatments are very popular as is the lodge’s decadent range of Spa Packages.
Wine tasting – The Granite Belt region is the “Wine Capital” of Queensland. With more than 40 vineyards in the area, there are numerous opportunities for wine tasting. Check the calendar for the Granite Belt Spring Wine Festival and the Australian Small Winemakers Show.
Indulgent massage or beauty treatment – An hour with a fully trained therapist is sure to ease away the tensions of everyday city living. A range of relaxing and indulgent therapies are available including the popular hot stone massage. Advance bookings are essential.
Picnic hampers – Have Chef prepare a gourmet picnic hamper with champagne. The hamper can be delivered to one of many scenic picnic locations around the 8,000 acre grounds. A table can be set in the wilderness so guests can arrive at the location after a bike ride or walk to chilled champagne, stunning views and nothing to unpack.
Bushwalking – Resting on an almost continuous belt of National Park and reserves, guests are instantly rejuvenated after a short bushwalk amid the spectacular rainforest. Dedicated walking trails line the property with surrounds of unique plants, wildlife and a stunning landscape. Enjoy stunning views towards Mount Mitchell, Spicers Peak and Mount Cordeaux. More experienced hikers can try the remote and rugged trails further off the beaten track with professional guides.
Wildlife – Explore the diversity of unique Australian flora and fauna and traverse the foothills and valleys to get up close and personal with some of the region’s very special wildlife, including the rare glossy black cockatoos, bushy tail rock wallabies and the native koala.
Tennis – Racquets and tennis balls are available from reception free of charge. To avoid disappointment, contact reception to reserve the court. A tennis pavilion is provided for those groups who seek catering or simply want to watch the game undercover.
Spicers Private walking tours run by Hidden Peaks Walks adopts a similar approach to create truly luxurious bushwalking experiences. By day, guests carry a small pack and enjoy fascinating narrative from guides passionate about the local terrain and wildlife. At day’s end, Spicers Canopy, a permanent safari style campsite that can also be booked for special occasions, private getaways, family get together and conferences, rewards guests exertions. Sumptuously appointed tents that can be configured with King or Twin beds, a glass of fine wine, and five star bush tucker offer the required refreshment.
Pool sharks – Will find the pool table on the mezzanine level above the main guest lounge.
Infinity edge swimming pool – cool off with a dip in the infinity edge swimming pool or soak in the luxurious outdoor spa. Towels are available from reception.
Star gazing – By night sample fine food and wine, relax by the fire or do some stargazing in the clear mountain skies.
Alternatively, choose a latest release or a classic from the DVD and CD library, or just grab a book for a leisurely read.
- Free parking
- Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
- Free breakfast
- Bicycle rental
- Bicycles available
- Conference facilities
- Meeting rooms
- Valet parking
- Hot bath
- Outdoor pool
- Bar / lounge
- Breakfast available
- Breakfast in the room
- Special diet menus
- Tennis court
- Board games / puzzles
- Baggage storage
- Non-smoking hotel
- Outdoor fireplace
- Outdoor furniture
- Laundry service
- Air conditioning
- Room service
- Coffee / tea maker
- Flatscreen TV
- Bath / shower
- Bottled water
- Clothes rack
- Wake-up service / alarm clock
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
Please contact us for availability and pricing details
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