The Dunolly Golden Triangle Motel offers visitors comfortable accommodation in the charming township of Dunolly, approximately 2 hours drive from Melbourne. The geographical location of the town provides excellent access to other attractions in the Goldfields region. However, why not explore locally? Dunolly is famous for producing more gold nuggets than any other goldfield in Australia, making it a favourite for gold fossicking. Historic buildings, cafes, pubs and a successful local market operating on a monthly basis make this a great place to relax and wind down on your holiday.
The motel offers 6 different accommodation options to suit your requirements. The Twin King Single Room, with two king single beds (sleeps 2), the Queen Room with one queen bed (sleeps 2), Queen Bed and Couch Room with one queen bed and one sofa bed (sleeps 3), Double and Single Room with one double bed and one single bed (sleeping 3 guests) the Double and Bunk Room with one double bed and one bunk bed (sleeps 4). For upwards of 4 guests you may like to opt for the Double, Single and Bunk Room. One double bed, one single bed and one bunk bed will accommodate 5 guests.
Notable extras to make your stay fun include camp kitchen, open fire and pizza oven. The motel swimming pool is available on application at reception and continental breakfast is also obtainable by request.
Dunolly’s Golden Triangle Motel is renowned for its cosy accommodation and cheerful welcoming hospitality. Providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy the best on offer locally, and a perfect base to acquaint yourself with the region.
Expand your search for attractions. Boutique stores, bookshops, galleries, local produce and great shopping experiences are just a short drive from Dunolly to the historic townships of Castlemaine, Maldon, Heathcote, Newstead and Harcourt.
Dunolly lies in the very centre of Victoria’s historic goldfields. Flanked by ironbark bushland, countryside, and vast vineyards this little town is a picturesque and intriguing place to visit.
The Dunolly Museum is operated by a dedicated group from the Goldfields Historical & Arts Society and can be easily located on Broadway, the town’s old and appealing main street. Pour over the countless photos, artefacts and memorabilia displayed with the help of the museum’s friendly informative volunteers.
Several bike tracks exist in Dunolly, winding their way through the sites of old gold diggings. The tracks are surrounded by attractive, unique landscapes and vary in length. Consider stopping for lunch or a lengthy picnic in the nearby townships of Tarnagulla, Bealiba, Waanyarra, Betley and Goldsborough. Native animals are likely to make an appearance on your journey and observe you from a distance, so don’t forget to bring your camera!
Dunolly is surrounded by a wealth of naturally beautiful parks and reserves. The Box-Ironbark forests in Dunolly and Inglewood have a rich indigenous history owing to the Jaara Jaara people who have lived amongst the region for thousands of years. The forests have a number of recreational sites to enjoy a picnic, BBQ or even to camp overnight.
Broadway, the main street of Dunolly is abuzz with activity on the 2nd Sunday of every month in aid of the local community market. The hard work of volunteers is a treat for visitors and residents alike, with a great many stalls to poke through and entertainment for all ages. Featuring fresh produce, locally made handicrafts, collectible items, furniture, cake stalls, local jams and preserves, and much more. A highly recommended morning venture in beautiful Dunolly.
Chasing a nice drop? The Goldfields of Victoria proudly present some of the country’s finest table wines, and Dunolly is but a short drive to the best wineries in the region. A dozen wonderful estates and vineyards exist in nearby Maryborough, Betley, Carisbrook, Amherst and Majorca. A delightful range of wines are available for purchase from the Regional Wine Centre at Maryborough Railway Station.