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Bronze Baby! Yeah!

Kangaroo Ridge Retreat Shines at the 2024 Qantas Australian Tourism Industry Awards!

In big BIG News – Kangaroo Ridge Retreat, i.e your’s truly and your go-to premium Yarra Valley escape, has taken home bronze at the 2023 Qantas Australian Tourism Industry Awards!

Securing a top-three position among Australia’s best bed and breakfasts in our debut awards season is nothing short of mind-blowing!

The Qantas Australian Tourism Industry Awards represent the pinnacle of Australia’s tourism industry, serving as the nation’s premier accolades. Finalists are handpicked from the Gold Tourism Award winners of each state and territory, undergoing A further rigorous evaluation by a national panel of expert industry judges.

A mudbrick cabin in the foreground with a mountain views in the background and a  2023 bronze award stamp from the Australian Tourism Industry.

The Awards are the “Academy Awards” of Australian tourism scene, and taking home the Bronze for our very first every entry into the awards is saying, “Yeah… we’re more than just up and coming!” This win isn’t about providing an awesome place to stay overnight while visiting the Yarra Valley; it’s about setting new standard in how we host our guests.

And while we are just chuffed, we are super proud of our co-Yarra Valley businesses who made the trip to Darwin with us. We shared the finalist stage with Hop It and the captivating Healesville Sanctuary’s Wominjeka: Indigenous Cultural Experience. Amidst the excitement, the Tesselaar Kabloom Festival clinched a well-deserved silver award in the highly competitive events category.

And now as the clouds settle in below the Ridge for the autumn season, rest assured after that win, we’re not coming down anytime soon! See you soon up here!

x Rebecca

Wurundjeri Country
38 Turners Lane
Healesville, Vic, 3777 Australia


Healesville VIC, Australia