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Jabiru Safari Lodge

Pickford Road | PO Box 1364, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're in the Cairns area it's worth visiting this place that's in the Mareeba wetlands, about 45 minutes west of Cairns. If you like wildlife, especially birds, it's a must. The boat trip around one of the wetland lakes at sunset is a excellent and the safari by 4 wheel drive really shows off the area. Greg and Marg... More

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a late find for us on our holiday but was a perfect interlude to a mostly beach holiday. We arrived late to complimentary drinks and cheese on the deck overlooking the wetlands and then stayed for a fantastic buffet dinner (book in advance). We stayed in an Eco tent, which was spacious with an amazing bathroom. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for only one night in the eco tent. It was a great, fun experience for those who want a taste of glamping. Either bring your own food or book for dinner in advance as Jabiru is quite remote. We did neither, but the owners were very accommodating and still managed to provide us with a lovely dinner. Greg... More

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Jabiru Safari Lodge, in a deluxe cabin, for three nights and absolutely loved it. Owners/hosts Greg, Marge and Linda could not have welcomed us more warmly – champagne sunsets at the lodge overlooking the lagoon, fun and informative jeep tours with Greg around the vast property and even to their own home for wildlife... More

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Modena, Italy
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15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is one of the best memories I have from our Australian holiday in 2013. This place is the best you can get if you're looking for a real wilderness experience! The lodge is on the bordar of a lake in the middle of nowhere. You can sleep in the lodge or, as we did, just go for a daily... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great hosts, good food, accom was exactly what we hoped for. A beautiful nature reserve with Heaps of wildlife, great bush walks and a super relaxing atmosphere. Highly recommended. The emus are friendly and freely wander around adding to the experience. Kangaroos are everywhere and the bird life is abundant.

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Winchester, UK
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Marg & Greg opened their amazing Jabiru Safari lodge especially for us as they are usually closed for the wet season. How grateful we were & it didn't rain at all during our stay!! The lodge overlooks mountains & the lake & sunset drinks, canapés & evening meal taken on its decking was a very special experience. The de lux... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Fabulous location in the 'wetlands', very friendly and helpful staff. We slept in a 'tent' which was a very special experience. Since we are used to camping in France the Jabiru tents are extremely luxurious. Very good beds, good ventilation and even a small fridge :-). We had a visit of a spider (at least 10 cm) which was rather... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

What a lovely authentic experience amongst the beautiful lush wetlands. We found the staff to be very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. The food was great, and they were so flexible with our vegan requirements. The lodges was simple but suited the environment and the experience perfectly. Can't fault anything really - it was so interesting hearing their stories... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I stayed at the Jabiru Safari Lodge in early December and it was exactly what I was looking for. I wanted to experience Far North Queensland and the Daintree and also have some quiet time to unwind. The Lodge is very quiet and visitors are able to take self-guided walks around the wetlands, as well as tours. There was lots... More

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Address: Pickford Road | PO Box 1364, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mareeba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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The Jabiru Safari Lodge is a comfortable nature and Outback experience that has been designed to ensure you can experience the wildlife in a natural bush setting. Your Lodge Host and Reserve Guide will make you welcome and be happy to assist to make your stay memorable and rewarding. ... more   less 
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