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Address: 30 Rhyll-Newhaven Rd | Newhaven Road, Rhyll, Phillip Island, Victoria 3923, Australia
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+61 3 5956 9255
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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"I CAUGHT IT, THEY COOKED IT!!!"

Friendly fishing instructors will...

"I CAUGHT IT, THEY COOKED IT!!!"

Friendly fishing instructors will help you catch a rainbow trout! Relax and enjoy the natural surrounds of our Trophy Trout Lake for challenging fishing. And our spectacular indoor Rainforest Pool is your all-weather easy fishing option.Ask our chef to transform your catch into a wonderful meal and enjoy it in the Farmhouse Cafe. Or we can prepare your fish to take home.Don't forget to wander the Bush Tucker Trail to see many of the plants that create the unique taste of Australia. And our 'Rhyll Good Tucker' range of jams, preserves and spices are all for sale in the Farmhouse Cafe.

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Guaranteed to catch a trout

Staff very helpful. Grandchildren fished without success in lake. Then in indoor pond, easy to catch fish and catch limited by how much you are willing to spend. We let them catch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richar64
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff very helpful. Grandchildren fished without success in lake. Then in indoor pond, easy to catch fish and catch limited by how much you are willing to spend. We let them catch two each. They cooked two fish for us to have fish and chips in the cafe and took two marinated trout back to our accommodation for lunch the... More 

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Thank Richar64
Rye, Australia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. Fished the outside lake and saw plenty of trout jumping from the water. Kids caught 4 in the space of an hour. Staff on hand to help with the catch. The best bit for mum was I didn't have to gut or cook them. 😋

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Thank TruemansCottages
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Visited with my two young girls, and received poor customer service. Very disappointed that I couldn't receive my RACV discount, because "it had been put through the til already", and they couldn't reverse it? tho I paid cash, it was a til from the 1980s, and I was not prompted by staff if I had a membership. Quite disingenuous. Then... More 

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adamandkylie, Owner at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, responded to this review

Hi There Disingenuous, Very disappointed to see your review. As you can imagine, we have many discounts in the market place, RACV, Visit Victoria, Phillip Island Experience, just to name a few. Asking every customer if they have a discount is simply not viable for any business, and in most cases does more harm than good. I am not sure... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Tried my hand at outdoor trout fishing but to no avail. But that's ok - they also have an indoor pool stocked with 1700 trout and you're guaranteed a catch! So I snagged a few, The helpful staff cleaned and gutted my catch for me, which I took home and BBQ'd - delicious! Had a fun day. Thanks, Jason -... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Went to visit on our trip to visit Phillip island and found it to be an enjoyable little visit. We were attended to by a number of young staff (16-22 type age) and found all to be friendly and helpful. The fish were a little hard to catch outside, but the indoor pool wasn't an issue! A bit of fun... More 

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Thank David G
Brisbane
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487 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This trout farm is VERY busy all day. We arrived and served by wonderful friendly staff. We were provided with fishing rods and bait and directed where to start. We spent a short amount of time at the outside pond. No one outside had caught anything. We were told by staff that there was 300-500 trout in the pond, but... More 

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Thank DJ_Mizit
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2017

kids had a ball trying to catch fish, my 10 year old daughter caught 2. Boys 5 and 8 helped me catch one and loved finishing off the fish with the club. We ate all we caught for lunch

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West Kelowna, Canada
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We didn't catch much fish in the outdoor lake but we did in the indoor one. There were 7 of us, 4 adults and 3 kids so it was a lot to pay to get in because everybody has to pay whether you fish or not. However, the kids had fun. Once you have caught your fish then the restaurant... More 

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Thank MACIMI
adamandkylie, Owner at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, responded to this review

Hi MACIMI, Thanks for your review and we are so glad your kids had fun and you enjoyed a meal with us. Some Clarification: -Customers most definitely may take their fish home with them, as is without us touching them. We also offer the options to clean the fish for you or clean and prepare it with one of our... More 

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

A little disappointed with fishing in the lake. Not one single person had a bite with their fishing lines, very disheartening for the children. Stayed and tried for over an hour. Would like to have been told that this was likely to happen. At least they did get a fish from the undercover area, though not the same.

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Thank Lynda C
Market Harborough, Leics, UK
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Contrasting this with another tourist attraction I visited earlier was like day and night. From the outside the place doesn't look much but from the enthusiastic welcome through to the whole experience it was a total joy. I only went on the bush tucker trail which is a hard path suitable for wheelchairs and prams etc. There are a number... More 

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