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Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point

200 Wattle Point Rd | Wattle Point, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Our family have been coming here for the last 7 years and will continue to do so. Staff are friendly, relaxed and always helpful. Our 10 year old LOVES the pool! We cycle, fish, walk, play tennis, canoe and always look forward to a spa at the end of the day. We have stayed here both by ourselves and with... More 

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Altona, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

For our anniversary, we chose the Waterfront Retreat, and what an experience. The tranquility of the area, lovely walks, feeding the kangaroos and rosellas, great accommodation and friendly staff. It was awesome to be able to book a time to have the spa all to ourselves. And only a short drive from the towns for shopping or dining. We are... More 

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Wamberal, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

our family loved 3 nights - our boys loved hand feeding the kangaroos each day, playing tennis, swimming, going canoeing, kayaking, fishing up the road. the managers were lovely and very helpful. The spa wasn't working when we arrived but they did their best to fix it. When i wanted to go kayaking at 8am on sunday, they were happy... More 

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Werribee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A fantastic place to relax. We stayed in the Apollo lodge which was well appointed and very clean. Debbie and the other caretakers were very friendly and only to happy to help. The pool and spa were great to swim in. The ability to interact with the local wildlife was a bonus. Will definitely be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Such a great holiday destination. For couples and families. Debbie and mark are really friendly and the service is great. Between kayaking, bike riding or just sitting by your lodge feeding the local wildlife, it's the perfect place to get away from your busy life and relax. Already booked to come back next year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

You are literally surrounded by wildlife and there. There are kangaroos in your back yard (wild but extremely friendly, the kids had a ball with them, feeding them with the food that gets supplied for you in your lodge), wild bunnies, cockatoos and rosellas. The activities there are really enjoyable and even relaxing including the mineral spa and canoeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We recently spent 3 nights in the Steamer Cabin which was truly relaxing. We were looking for a place that was away from the hustle and bustle for some relaxation as part of our road trip and we certainly picked a fabulous spot. We were thoughtfully greeted with a lit open fire to warm us up after our travels and... More 

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

For the short time i was there felt at home straight away the hubby loved feeding the kangaroos a rabbit and a wombat passed thru the back verandah awesome experience will be back for a week and will utilise all areas the lodge in itself blown away I snore so it was a perfect set up for us plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We checked into the Tanjil waterfront unit for two nights. We paid for a one bedroom but was upgraded to the two bedroom tanjil because it was available and on the waterfront. Impression was unbelievably beautiful. A roo was laying down at the back just waiting for some seeds. It wasn't long after, the rest came. Then the Rosellas came... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The proximity and interaction with the kangaroos is legitimate and unbelievable and breathtaking. We stayed in the 2 br unit with the spa tub. The people were great, especially Mark who seemed helpful with the kayaks and the directions So what keeps it from being 5 stars? Being a "city person" from the US who typically prefers Marriott hotels and... More 

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