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Fauna Australia Wildlife Retreat

5040 Colac-Lavers Hill Rd, Lavers Hill, Victoria 3238, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a family with young kids, this place was a perfect place to stay and get up close and personal with all our Australia's native animals. 6 months later and we're still talking about it! Best part was wandering the grounds at night, seeing all the nocturnal animals come ALIVE. It was so freaky - but cool! Thanks to our... More

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Lara Victoria Australia
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We were travelling around with a group of Volkswagen enthusiasts and stayed for a night at the Fauna Park. You must stay as a guest to get involved with the animals. Accomodation is basic but o.k. The owners are great people. Checking out and feeding all the saved animals was a real treat. It would not be very interesting if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Thanks for your personal attitude, understanding and help in every respect (laundry etc). You took a lot of effort and time to teach us new things about the Australian fauna and we could even give a milk bottle to Vilma - the wombat baby. Sehr empfehlenswert um australische Tiere, auch solche, die man nicht oder nur schwer in freier Wildbahn... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I took my mum here while she was on her first visit to Australia as I though it would be a good place for her to experience native Australian animals and we were not disappointed. The accommodation was basic but cosy, comfortable and warm although that is not why we stayed here. It was all about the animals. We were... More

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16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is a great family-run down to earth experience. Initially I was unsure when we arrived - but the whole place seriously grew on me. The kids had a wonderful time and chatting with Kirsten & Dean was equally as great. They know so much about the animals and were genuinely interested in the well being of their animals. The... More

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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We went there hoping to catch the glow worms at Melba Gully, a five minute drive away. The retreat is very well located for this purpose. The four of us were happily roomed in the Wombat Cottage which is small but sufficient and also warm with the heater on in the winter. The cottage has a well equipped kitchenette and... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I wish I had time for a long review, but this is just a note to say that my wife and I loved staying at this retreat. We stayed in Wombat cottage for 2 nights, and felt it was very nice, and good value for money. Being able to walk around (or sneak around at night) feeding carrots to the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

You know, this may not be for everyone, but it was for me. Hubby and I stayed here for 2 nights and loved it. The wombat cottage was really beyond what I had expected- a great tub, a washer and dryer, bedrooom, full kitchen and two twin beds off of the living area. Upon check in there was a little... More

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19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

With two sets of international visitors and our boys aged 5 and 8 we thought this would be a great place to set up base while we toured the Great Ocean Road and Otway National Park - we weren't disappointed! We didn't arrive until 10pm which made for a great welcome with all the nocturnal animals on full alert and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

My dad and i decided to go there for 2 days but stayed for 4 days. We had the Koala suite and we found it very comfortable and clean. The animals were amazing and seeing dad feeding the emus was so funny. I loved patting the Koals and wandering around the birds aand other animals. This may not be for... More

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Address: 5040 Colac-Lavers Hill Rd, Lavers Hill, Victoria 3238, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Lavers Hill
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