Lux­ury un­der the stars at Mt Buf­falo

Alpine Observer - - News -

MEL­BOURNE glamp­ing com­pany Un­der Sky will be of­fer­ing ex­clu­sive lux­ury camp­ing at the pic­turesque Lake Catani camp­ground at Mt Buf­falo over the com­ing months.

From Oc­to­ber 2 un­til De­cem­ber 17, Un­der Sky at The Moun­tain will be pitch­ing 10 premium can­vas bell tents on the camp­site, fully equipped with a queen size bed (with proper mat­tress), plush floor­ing rugs, in­te­rior fur­nish­ings, linen and tow­els.

In­di­vid­ual gas cook­ers, cook­ing pots and cut­lery are in­cluded, so that guests can pre­pare their own gourmet camp meals.

Un­der Sky will also be of­fer­ing break­fast and lunch packs with lo­cal pro­duce.

In March, Parks Vic­to­ria in­vited glamp­ing com­pa­nies to sub­mit an ap­pli­ca­tion to bring their unique ac­com- mo­da­tion to Mt Buf­falo.

With Un­der Sky at The Moun­tain awarded the trail it will be the sec­ond ‘popup’ glamp­ing ex­pe­ri­ence for the com­pany.

They did a suc­cess­ful six weeks ac­ti­va­tion at the Mount Zero olive grove in the Grampians in March last year.

Un­der Sky founder Stephanie Fran­cis said the com­pany was thrilled to be set­ting up camp at one of Vic­to­ria’s most pop­u­lar lo­ca­tions.

“We’ve loved camp­ing at Mt Buf­falo our­selves over the years, and look for­ward to open­ing up the beau­ti­ful park to a new au­di­ence of peo­ple who like to camp in style,” she said.

“For an un­for­get­table first-of-its-kind lux­ury camp­ing and out­door ad­ven­ture Un­der Sky at The Moun­tain is a must do ex­pe­ri­ence for peo­ple and their friends for a lim­ited time only.”

Parks Vic­to­ria chief oper­at­ing of­fi­cer Si­mon Tal­bot said more and more peo­ple were look­ing for na­ture­based ex­pe­ri­ences across the state.

“We’re ex­cited to of­fer this trial op­por­tu­nity and look for­ward to hear­ing from in­no­va­tive busi­nesses who share Parks Vic­to­ria’s com­mit­ment to con­nect­ing peo­ple with parks,” he said.

Un­der Sky is of­fer­ing a lo­cals only dis­count for its open­ing week­end, with lim­ited places avail­able.

To be in the run­ning en­ter ‘lo­cal’ at the check­out to re­ceive 40 per cent off the price of a week­end’s ac­com­mo­da­tion for Oc­to­ber 5 and 6.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to make a book­ing go to https://un­der-sky.lodg­

FULLY EQUIPPED: Ten premium can­vas bell tents like this one will be erected at Mt Buf­falo’s Lake Catani for a glamp­ing trial be­gin­ning at the start of Oc­to­ber.

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