Under the Mount is run by two passionate mountain bikers, Don and Kristen Norton. Having travelled within Australia and internationally to explore some of the best mountain biking destinations in the world, they returned to Melrose, a place which they have visited for many years to introduce purpose built accommodation for mountain bikers. Under the Mount is also suitable for all visitors, regardless of their reason for visiting this beautiful part of the world!
Under the Mount provides accommodation for up to 24 people in dorm and ensuite style rooms with a communal meeting area with kitchen facilities and a separate barn style lounge area. Located within walking distance to all the essential attractions within the township of Melrose.
Just ask how we can make your next visit to the town one to remember!
Melrose is one of the most picturesque locations in the Southern Flinders Ranges, with plenty to do for the whole family!
Melrose is a busy and vibrant country community – a phrase that isn’t often heard when venturing off the beaten track in Australia. Filled with a number of passionate locals, the town of Melrose is constantly buzzing with events all year round. Please refer to the below events and dates, keeping in mind that you may need to book early if you intend to visit us on of the weekends – however don’t be worried, regardless of whether or not there is an event, Melrose always delivers the goods!
Where do we even begin – we could go on for days! To keep it short though, Melrose is one of the most picturesque locations in the Southern Flinders Ranges, with plenty to do for the whole family!
With a constant and evolving events calendar, some of the best mountain biking trails in all of South Australia, plenty of beautiful hikes and gentle walks nearby and an excellent taste of the Flinders Ranges for those with time constraints. Melrose is only a three hour drive from Adelaide and has all the essential amenities to keep visitors happy – two pubs in one country town, what more could you ask for?!
Featuring six ensuite rooms – perfect for either a couple or two singles, as well as two bunk rooms (one of which is disabled access) accommodating up to 6 people in each. Under the Mount features laundry facilities for all guests and access to our two communal meeting areas with full kitchen facilities. When the sun sets, guests are welcome to make use of the outdoor fire areas, including BBQs and camp ovens, fire season permitting.
Bunk room facilities:
Mountain Bike Facilities:
Remedial massage can be arranged by prior arrangement.
Sorry - No Pets allowed
Ensuite units x 6 in total
Price for 2 people $110/night
2 night min weekends • $10/night discount thereafter (Price will be adjusted when deposit is paid). 3 night minimum for long weekends • Entire price for whole accommodation available on request.
Bunk Rooms x 6 (1 x disabled access)
Price for 6 people $180/night whole room per night (Negotiable if less people in room)
Entire price for whole accommodation available on request.
Where the bloody hell is Melrose?
Located three hours out of Adelaide, Melrose can be found in the Southern Flinders Ranges – at the base of Mount Remarkable National Park. Only 20 minutes drive from Alligator Gorge, Melrose is a great stepping stone to the heart of the Flinders Ranges – click here to see us on the map.
Do I need to bring my own bike lock?
Yes, however if you do forget, we will have spares!
Do I bring my own linen?
All linen is provided in both the bunk rooms and the ensuite rooms
Can I bring pets?
Unfortunately no. As there maybe other people staying that do not love your pet as much as you!
Is it ok to roll out a swag?
We do not offer this facility as it competes with the caravan park. If you are staying here and have someone else staying at the caravan park they are very welcome to socialise at with you at Under The Mount.
Do you have a coffee machine/plunger?
We do provide a 6 cup plunger and also have a Caffitally coffee pod machine in the communual kitchen. BYO Caffitally pods or ground coffee.
Feel free to contact us to provide some feedback, give us suggestions, or to just say hello! We also take bookings enquiries, through this form.
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