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Wanderers Retreat

7 Koala Place | One Mile Beach, Anna Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Wanderers Retreat a couple of weeks ago for the second time. We love the place i'ts like staying in a rainforest. Its very natural and peaceful. We even saw a koala. The owners Ian and Jane are very friendly and helpful. We stayed in a tree house and the decor was lovely. The pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This place is absolutely perfect! If you do not like the bush and Mosquitos , and so on , I'm not sure it would be the place for you but this was perfect for my boyfriend and I. The owners are way too nice and just lovely people. Not only that , but the lovely gentlemen showed us the top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for a couple of nights in between Christmas and New years and we absolutely adored it. The place is so serene and peaceful, it is like staying in a rainforest. The owner is so nice and friendly, he spent a good 15 minutes with us when we checked in, just giving us a full... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights to escape the Sydney rat-race. It was wonderful. We were greeted by Ian at the office and he gave us a comprehensive map and list of things to do around the area even bringing us an umbrella so we didn't have to worry about the rain. The tree house was lovely!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We travelled up from Melbourne to spend a few summer days in Anna Bay. Wanderers Retreat was the perfect place to stay - our eco-cabin was surrounded by trees and overlooked the pool. It was shady and cool and we felt like we were secluded and private. It's only a short walk to the surf at One Mile beach (where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed for one night and had a great time. The hosts were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Had a visit from a friendly possum on our porch. Short walk to one mile beach. I would definatly go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just returned from 7 nights with 8 family members. We booked the beach cottage which has 4 big bedrooms, all but one with verandahs. This cottage was beautiful, spacious and well kept. The retreat is only a very short walk to a very beautiful and safe beach. The retreat grounds itself are lovely and peaceful with a pool. A bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have just returned from Wanderers Retreat, spending 6 nights there. We met Ian the owner who was extremely helpful in giving us tips for attractions. The lodgings were a pleasant surprise, set up in the gum trees, we were greeted nightly by possums and during the day a kookaburra visited. Short walk to the beach, we found the retreat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Nice quiet place. Hosts were very friendly & helpful. Rooms were nice. Except we stayed in an Eco Cottage which had pit toilets and we were not happy specially because there was no mention of it on the website. Overall very nice place just 10mins away from Nelson Bay

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Went up to beautiful port Stephens for a few days with my wife a baby daughter as a spur of the moment thing . Found wanderers online and looked nice . The owner was extremely helpful and pleasant to deal with . We stayed in one of the tree houses . Location is very nice up in the trees and... More 

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