The story behind the painting

The story behind the painting

Many who stay at Tussock Peak comment at check-in, on the beautiful painting we have hanging on the back wall of the office. We were very lucky to have seen Diana Adams's work early in her career at an exhibition in the Little River Art Gallery, I think it was around 2004, but all the works we liked were already sold. We were living in Denmark at the time so we put ourselves on her mailing list for when her next series was going to be sold. When that day came, in 2005,…continue reading →
Santa, the Christmas parade and carols (and that very popular video)

Santa, the Christmas parade and carols (and that very popular video)

If you're in Hanmer Springs on Friday December 15th, then here is what is happening: 12.00 - 3.00 pm: Santa will be at the Heritage Hotel to hear what you wish for this Christmas. 3.00 - 3.30 pm: THE CHRISTMAS PARADE, will be passing Tussock Peak Motor Lodge so great views from outside and on the stairs near the road. Get the kids ready to catch sweets as the floats go past. 3.30 - 5.00 pm: outside 4-Square supermarket = kids activities, face painting, dress-up competition, Pass-the-parcel game, colouring competition... probably also other…continue reading →
Review: dinner at the Power House cafe

Review: dinner at the Power House cafe

Summer means that the Power House Cafe is also open for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. We know their breakfast and lunch menus are wonderful so we tried them out last Saturday night for dinner and were blown away by the menu ...and the food lived up to the expectations set by the menu! You need to book in advance as they only seat 30. I forgot to take photos of the mains, but here are 3 of the desserts we had: Dark chocolate pave (for serious chocoholics) with black currant and…continue reading →
6 Christmas cakes to win 😋

6 Christmas cakes to win 😋

To win a cake just be one of the first 6 to book via our website for a stay midweek (Sunday - Thursday nights) during the first 3 weeks of December and put "Christmas cake" in the "Special Requests" field and you've won, it's that easy. We're looking forward to giving away these 1.3kg cakes (worth $20 each)continue reading →
Review: the new MK-Restaurant

Review: the new MK-Restaurant

There's a new "must do" when you visit Hanmer Springs next ...the new "MK Restaurant" has a menu full of incredible flavours (just a short walk from Tussock Peak Motor Lodge, we'll give you directions).continue reading →
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