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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a wonderful holiday so far here. The kids love feeding the friendly kangaroos and swimming in the indoor heated pool and spay. We have been canoeing and bush walking also. It's close to home for us and so peaceful and not over crowded like some places can be this time of year. We thought it was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A peaceful and relaxing place to unwind and enjoy nature in a secluded bush setting with spectacular sunrises and sunsets over Lake Victoria. We had purchased a 5 night Groupon deal which was good value, as all the activities at the retreat were included - canoes, swimming pool, spa, bicycles - as well as access to a large dvd collection... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place for a relaxing break, with thoughtful little touches (like having the overhead fans turned on before we arrived) abounding. The wildlife was prolific, with kangaroos coming at the sound of our voices to be hand fed on the verandah or our very well presented cabin, and the ubiquitous sound of many varieties of birds filling the... More 

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Hi Michael Wow! Thank you we could ask for no more from a guest. We are so glad you had a great and relaxing time. We really look forward to offering you our retreat again for your next getaway. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic holiday retreat. Yarra lodge had superb views. Activities great especially Kayak and personal use of spa. Highlights lots but loved feeding the kangaroos. Very comfy beds and everything in lodge you could possibly need.... We will definately be raving about this waterfront retreat to family and friends

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Thank gnabie
waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

We love to hear that you will be raving about your stay, word of mouth is the highest compliment. Tarra lodge does have amazing waterviews. We look forward to you and your friends staying with us again. More 

Rye, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our recent stay in a 2 bedroom lodge was just beautiful. With a magnificent view out to the water and lots of open space for the kids to run around, it was easy to just sit back and relax. Kangaroos visited every morning and evening and this was a highlight to experience them so close. The resort facilities were great... More 

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Thank Lindastripadv35
waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Your family certainly took advantage of all our facilities, including being able to relax on you deck cooking a bbq whilst enjoying the water views. It is a great place for families to unwind and spend some quality time together. We do hope to see you all again. More 

Bairnsdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Relaxing stay at Wattle Point, children loved being able to feed and see the local resident kangaroos and bird life. Ultimate destination to escape the hustle of the city. Plenty of things to do and walks to discover. Staff are friendly and helpful. One tip: Take plenty of supplies, shops are at least a 25 minute drive away.

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Waterfront Retreat is a great holiday destination for families. There is plenty for the children to do. Family groups love it as a place where they can all be together but still have their space. We are so glad you had a great time and look forward to seeing your family again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing holidays at the Waterfront Retreat. It's a remote and quiet spot by the lake, surrounded by nature. The lodges, the swimming pool, the spa, the wild kangaroos... Everything was perfect!

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

We believe holidays at Waterfront retreat are very special. Guests find it hard to leave but always go away refreshed and ready to face the outside world again. We look forward to you returning to us in the future. More 

South Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

3 bed, 3 bathroom with spa unit. Clean, lots of space for 7 of us. 2 TV's with DVD's. Plaety of crokery etc. House facilities fanatsatic. Owners very accomodating - nothing too much for them. Excellent facilities- loved the mineral spa.. Kangaroos at the back door was a huge treat for us all. I would give this place 100/100. Wonderful... More 

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Thank Lyn L
waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Hi Lyn. Your family certainly enjoyed themselves. It is a great place for family and friends to get together and relax and catch up. The kangaroos do make themselves at home. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Staying at Wattle Point is the ultimate in serenity and tranquility, whilst also providing every possible amenity possible to anyone wanting a tranquil getaway from the hub bub of normal life. The lodges are impeccably presented and every effort by the management is taken into account. I thank you and hope to stay again.

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

We do look forward to seeing our guests return, we make every effort to take make our guests stay memorable and relaxing. Serene and tranquil are words we often hear people describe their stay with us. More 

Frankston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Modern cabin with lake view - very comfortable & relaxing. Liked the split level cabin with gas fire. Plenty to do here also, indoor pool, tennis court, bicycles & canoes. Large secluded property, lots of walking & water activities. Feeding the kangaroos by hand was fun. Great place for kids. Short drive to lovely Paynesville & you can take the... More 

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found plenty to do. All our lodges have great outlooks privacy. The bush view lodges do offer a more private and relaxing getaway. More 

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