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Bungalow Bay Koala Village

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Kiama, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

LET’S CLEAR SOMETHING UP: Several booking sites feature 2 accommodation places at this location – BUNGALOW BAY KOALA VILLAGE and HORSESHOE BAY YHA. They are the SAME PLACE – importantly the joint is YHA ASSOCIATED meaning alcohol is not banned – in fact the place has a very pleasant bar/lounge area adjacent the pool (latter not huge but not tiny... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came with a big campervan. Beware if your campervan is too big like euro style you patrouille the price on the Ferry. The location of the camping is very close to the beautiful beach. There is no restaurant anymore on site. Nevertheless lots of restaurants at the beach.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Bungalow Bay in a twin cabin with no a\c. We were staying in Winter when the weather averages 25c so we didn't need it. The layout of the grounds were good, bar and reception areas were in the front and were the hub of the place. The kitchen for guests was one of the best layouts I... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a camp site which we beleive is the only legal camping on the island. The site was clean, level and plenty of space. The amenities werent that bad, had read a bit and was worried, but although not spotless, would certainly good enough. The kitchen area was clean, well organised and the guests and staff kept it well.... More 

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Thank Whitsundays_Local
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This village is very suited for the young and those who like to backpack. out rooms house several people. The bar is great and the restaurant (a buffet) is good for breakfast and dinner. The showers are in a separate building.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took 12 late teen girls to Magnetic Island last week, and stayed at Bungalow Bay. As a backpackers, it was brilliant. The girls were in 6 bed chalets and they even had their own toilet and shower, which meant that they did not have to go out at night. The accommodation had sheets and aircon and for a mere... More 

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Thank Wendy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the interaction with all the animals - especially the lizards, was great value for money the amount of animals you get to hold/stroke/kiss/talk to! Really enjoyed it. Only thing I would say to whoever organises the advertising for it - it does say 'bush walk' on your advertisements and I'm not sure what happened to that but there was... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had an amazing time here. the staff was great and the Koala experience was much better than other places I have done. Shout out to Britney for the super interesting presentation during our group dinner. The rooms are pretty basic but the activities around the place are awesome. I love the area with the cushions and liked the relaxed atmosphere... More 

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Thank jgooger
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The rooms were clean and my stay was Ok. :) I was a little bit disappointed that they don't take advantage to cook meals for the customers. There aren't many restaurants around the hostel and the convenience store in the nearing sells just the basis stuff. It would be a good idea to cook 15$ meals. Wifi is quick but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Stayed here for three nights over the June long weekend. First of all I'd like to say that the staff were really friendly and helpful. The location is also quite good, an easy walk to Horseshoe Bay (or Balding Bay is a longer walk- but far more beautiful beach- just be prepared for the nudists!), and an easy busy ride... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stunning landscape of this island on the Great Barrier Reef makes this destination truly distinctive & attractive to the eco conscious traveller. Bungalow Bay focuses on delivering a Australian Experience complete with boutique wildlife sanctuary ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Address: 40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia (Formerly Geoff's Place)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range: $45 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bungalow Bay Koala Village 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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