What does Melawondi mean?

Melawondi: This is the name of an aboriginal tribe from the Dawson River district. It was selected by the railway department when the Mary Valley Line was being planned

Are you allowed to smoke inside the Luxury Studio or Studio 149?

Melawondi Spring Retreat is a smoke free environment and request guests refrain from smoking inside and deck areas of the Luxury Studio and Studio 149. However, there is a smoking area provided outside. If smoking has occurred in the studio or cabin an additional cleaning cost will be added to the guests account. PLEASE NOTE: We are in a bushfire prone area and sensible behaviour is expected.

Do you cater for children?

Yes we do!  Studio 149 is perfect for families & pets.

Unfortunately, the Luxury Studio is catered to accommodate couples only and is unsuitable for children.

Are domestic pets allowed?

Yes!  We have two types of accommodation at Melawondi Spring Retreat.  Studio 149 is pet friendly but the Luxury Studio is not.  Please ensure you review the Terms and Conditions whilst staying with your pet/s. We ask guests to keep your well behaved pets under control during your stay due to the closeness of natural wildlife that reside on the property.

Is the studio serviced daily?

We understand that many guests prefer to have no disturbance whilst staying at Melawondi Spring Retreat. Therefore, the Luxury Studio and Studio 149 are not serviced daily to respect your privacy and encourage you to enjoy a private and relaxing stay.

How is my reservation confirmed?

You will receive an email with your receipt and further details of your booking.

If you have any questions regarding your booking prior to receiving your email please phone us on 0408 736 223 or email.

Is there mobile phone reception?

Mobile reception is available on the property. At times you may be able to pickup other phone services. However, this is not guaranteed.  Telstra and Optus are the preferred carriers for signal range.

Is there FREE WiFi?

WiFi is only available FREE in Studio 149.

Is breakfast included and what is included in the provisions?

Breakfast provisions are not included with your accommodation. Please note these provisions do change seasonally.

Do you provide other meals and other packages?

Yes at an extra cost. We provide picnic lunch hampers, BBQ dinner packs and some main meals.

We also provide massage packages, plus some activities. *** We require at least 48 hours notice to ensure you receive your meals***