Qii House Eco Meditation & Relaxation Retreat – Lorne

Energy Inspired By Nature
“Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into the trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while care will drop off like autumn leaves.” – John Muir, Our National Parks
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A spectacular weekend getaway nestled in a tranquil, lush rainforest haven on top of Erskine Falls. A bushwalker’s paradise, this venue offers exclusivity and is ideal for a cosy romantic weekend away, an intimate wedding, a corporate retreat, small groups or simply for meditation.

This original “quirky” architectural gem circa 1977 was built to specification by renowned architect Edgard Pirrotta of Melbourne and is of high local significance. Qii house has been beautifully restored by local artisans in a bespoke manner and melds with its landscape.

Unwind and explore the unknown. Enjoy a relaxing retreat away from “business as usual” overlooking Japanese inspired gardens of simple beauty and an endless forest wilderness landscape.

The Qii house experience will ignite all your senses ensuring you leave feeling refreshed and energised!

Eco Lodge in The Otways

Bold, bright and beautiful, Qii House Eco Retreat is a unique stay that doesn’t sacrifice substance for style. Head-turning interiors, quirky architecture and fantastic gardens are the hallmarks of this Lorne property. The house was designed by Edgard Pirrotta, and is historically and architecturally significant with the National Trust.

Qii Tiny Houses

We at Qii House are excited and welcome the Tiny House experience. A bird’s eye view of endless magical forest and sunset landscapes; akin to nature and the art of living in harmony with nature and Otway rainforest life. Our latest installation of three custom Tiny Houses is complete and grace the landscape at Qii House…in hiding. 

Eco Retreat Spaces

Qii House have created some Japanese inspired, nature inspired “happy” spaces for guests to enjoy; to slow the pace and designed to develop a stronger connection to you. Qii House offers a perfect space for creativity, a space to think and a pristine environment to inspire a weary spirit and to digitally detox.

Eco Weddings

Dream up that unforgettable wedding experience. Qii House Eco Meditation and Relaxation Retreat is the pristine harmonious space to set the tone of your tranquil green wedding. This hidden organic architectural gem is set in the heart of the Great Otway National Park in simply luxury and fresh mountain air.

Corporate Eco Retreats

Need to break from “business as usual”? Qii house Eco Meditation and Relaxation Retreat is an “off the grid” experience, yet a mere 15 minute drive to Lorne and just under 2 hours to Melbourne CBD. This is a place to put some zing back into your step and to kick some corporate goals.

Virtual Tour

Walk through Qii House at your own pace with our 360 degree virtual tour below. Experience the art, colours, styling and spaces that Heather has used to bring this architectural gem from the 70s to a renewed life in this relaxing setting.

 

Forest Therapy Insights

 

Cultural Exchange with Richard Collopy

Cultural Exchange with Richard Collopy

Cultural exchange and being on country. I had a recent cultural exchange with Richard Collopy (gadubanud indigenous person from the Otways). It was amazing! For the Gadubanud indigenous people, Nyernilia means something like a deep respectful listening in quiet...

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Stayz holiday home of the year awards 2023

Stayz holiday home of the year awards 2023

Qii House Top 10 Finalist: 7th Place & Such a Proud Moment “WHEN YOUR HOLIDAY HOME FEELS LIKE A MOVIE” “…you better not be pretending your holiday home is in a WES ANDERSON movie again…” Hi Heather, Hope you’ve been well since we last chatted. I’ve got some really...

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Holistic Wellness Retreat Of The Year 2023 – Australia

Holistic Wellness Retreat Of The Year 2023 – Australia

“QII HOUSE HOLISTIC WELLNESS RETREAT OF THE YEAR 2023” - AUSTRALIA We at Qii House are incredibly grateful and proud to be included amongst the Prestige Award Winners 2023. Totally unexpected and I was AMAZED! I was driving through the Otway’s bush into Lorne where I...

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What makes Qii House the perfect setting for your eco wedding in the Otways?

Qii House is secluded within a lush, green rainforest canopy in the heart of the Otways National Park and is a honeymooners dream escape. The abundance in natural fauna and flora at your doorstep; exclusivity, stillness and romanticism is an eco-tourists paradise.

After the hustle and bustle of your BIG day it is the perfect space to wind down for an extended stay. Why not relax in simple luxuriance of the tree -tops on the under floor lit sunset deck sipping champagne with delicious chocolates or cookies from the deluxe Qii house gift -wrapped hamper. Drift into the night under the stars on the comfy daybeds listening to a bush orchestra and enjoy simple pleasures in stillness. Complimentary aromatic candles are included to add an extra touch. The “fan-shaped” deck is elevated and is the perfect platform for star- gazing and animal spotting through the Qii house giant red telescope. For those who love to go star crazy!

Eco-Tourism attractions in the area

There are ample eco-tourism attractions close by for an adventurous heart, including 10 waterfalls within a 10km radius, copious hiking and mountain bike tracks, canoeing at Lake Elizabeth, the Glow worms at Lavers Hill, berry picking farms, fishing off Lorne Pier; Lorne and the “Great Ocean Road” is 15 minutes away, Or for something more relaxing, board games and books are available for use at Qii house, nature hiking sticks, some basic gym items including skipping ropes, kettle bells and medicine balls. Or for the spirited alfresco cook there are outdoor cooking facilities; including a pizza oven and BBQ. In house catering can also be arranged.

Those special extras to make your day perfect

Complimentary spa vouchers for the Bride and Groom or a couple’s massage are available from Endota Spa, Lorne for extended stays of a minimum of 3 days. A mobile masseuse can also be arranged to come onsite. Why not indulge the moment and be pampered in the simple luxuriance of this Australian native bush hide away.

The meditative peace and tranquillity at Qii house is the perfect space for dreamers, for romance, to re-energise and to be one with nature.

Read – Our 10 tips for creating the perfect eco-wedding
Read – Eco Friendly Wedding Ideas
Read – Five Steps To a Sustainable Wedding

For some further needs on your special day, Qii house has some wonderful recommendations:

Wedding planners
ivorytribe.com.au
Celebrants
bellarinecelebrant.com
Catering
newearthcatering.com
therkgroup.com
fabulouscatering.com.au
hahlornebeach.com.au
Transport
starlimoservices.com.au
The Brides Diary
bridesdiary.com.au

Qii house is where the best in all worlds meet. In this world if you can dream it you can create it. Enjoy your stay!

Qii Classic Limousine Hire

Add some verve, sleek and spectacular; in star struck fashion and ride like the queen in the back seat of your dream limousine…the Qii house classic Bentley Mulsanne…be a superstar in a super car. The best performer in the world. Take centre stage. Make your day unforgettable, fun and surpass par excellence.

Eat, Play & Stay Video

 

Feel the Vibe and Come Alive!

Qii house is an out of box experience. Savor the moment in fresh mountain air, in the ancient otways eco-system, where focus is shifted to the art of living in harmony with nature’s rhythm.