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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing cottages in a secluded and private location. My girlfriend and I stayed here for a weekend and we loved it - perfect for a romantic getaway! The cottages are modern, luxurious, clean and have all the amenities you need.

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Essex, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to stay! Remote, but luxurious, cottage with glass walls on two sides and wrap around deck for animal viewing inside or outside. Koalas sleep in the trees and kangaroos feed in the meadow. (Sunrise cottage)

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Allison T, Owner at Shearwater Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Sandy We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. We also love it here at Shearwater Cottages, it's so peaceful and quiet, and surrounded by beautiful wildlife. We hope to see you again soon. Allison and Gary

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 31, 2016

What a lovely spot and beautifully done. We stayed in 'Panorama' - the cottage has everything you need, including washing machine etc, two comfortable bedrooms and spacious living room, kitchen / dining area, shower room. Verandah the length of the cottage with a view across bushland. Going for a walk, there are koalas in the trees, alpacas and friendly horses...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 13, 2016

We stayed for two nights in the Panorama Cottage while driving the GOR with a friend and her son visiting from the US. This is not a luxury hotel but was clean and comfortable. It had 2 bedrooms (1 Q and 2 Singles), and a nicely sized lounge/dining/kitchen area. The kitchen had a convection microwave, stove top, and fridge. No...

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Belgium
Reviewed December 13, 2015

We stayed in the Sunrise cabin, a nice hideaway on Cape Otway. There are more koalas than you can count on the road to Shearwater cottages and in the morning we were even woken up (early) by a koala roar just outside our bedroom window. When we went outside to check it out there was also a kangaroo in the...

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3Thank on4bam
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2015

We stayed in the sunrise cottage for 3 nights. Everything was luxury plus. We were impressed by the high quality cookware particularly the pots, modern high class appliances including a gas fireplace that looked real, washing machine and oven. The 2 bedrooms and living room had full length windows with excellent views of the bush and the ocean in the...

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Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed in the Sunset cottage for the first 2 nights of our honeymoon. We found the cottage to be beautifully appointed (even nicer than the website showed) and was extremely private and quiet. The cottages are very close to the Cape Otway Lighthouse, about half an hour to Apollo Bay and other attractions. We did the Otway Fly and...

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3Thank gmang
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed the for two nights visiting the Great Otway National park and the Great ocean Road and this is a really nice, spacious and clean cottage in the middle of mother nature. No one in close proximity and with stunning view and great acces to National park, the twelve apostles (a must see), the Rainforest track and many other...

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1Thank Rene B
Australia
Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

The owners have created luxurious cottages at Cape Otway that are great for friends or lovers to use. It is the little touches that make the most impact - fresh coffee beans and a grinder, well-equipped kitchen, the fireplace that looks real but is eco-friendly. The cottages are close to the delights of Cape Otway National Park and, yes, koalas...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 3, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Shearwater Cottages with friends after the lighthouse accomodation down the road messed up our booking. We arrived in the middle of the night during a storm and Julie was fantastic in helping us out and offering us a place to stay at such short notice. The accomodation was great and the environment pristine. Highly...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Premium accommodation close to the Great Ocean Walk. Positioned high in the dunes and surrounded by the magnificent Great Otway National Park, our cottages have been designed to blend in total harmony with our unique coastal environment. They are nestled high in the dunes on one of most elevated vantage points on Cape Otway, close to the ocean near the Otway Lighthouse. Each of our cottages are spacious, comfortable, self-contained, private, pet friendly and all have fully equipped kitchens. They have been carefully sited about 100 metres apart and each is completely hidden from the others by rolling dunes and coastal bush-land. There is magical beach and forest walking right on the doorstep, both within and outside of the Otway National Park which surrounds us. Because of our location the property and surrounds is home to kangaroos, wallabies and particularly Koalas, as well as a wide range of bird life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shearwater Cottages

Address: 760 Lighthouse Rd, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Great Otway National Park > Cape Otway
Price Range: $140 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Panorama and Sunset have the views. Sunrise less so and Hideaway tucked in the woods (as the name suggests!)”
 of 5 bubbles H_A_M_Jcam, Jan 31, 2016 | Read review
“Sunset cottage and sunrise cottage are very private”
 of 5 bubbles gmang, Apr 16, 2015 | Read review
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