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Jabiru Safari Lodge

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lodge operators Greg and Margaret were exceptional. Greg is very knowledgeable about the place and offers a safari tour which includes a boat ride around the lagoon and 4wd trek around the property. We saw 2 jabirus on the tour and various other wildlife including agile wallabies, emus and many birds. The food was in one word, exceptional!!! Margaret went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in one of the DeLuxe Tent cabins; very charming and well equiped. The welcome by the owners Margaret and Greg is warm and make you feel at home. The safari's (with Greg as passionate and knowledgable guide) are great, the view over the lake on the deck of the main lodge is fantastic, the sunset... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

What a beautiful place off the beaten track. Two large lagoons accessible via bush land tracks which were well signed and safe. It was quiet and peaceful with lots of bird life, wallabies and emus. The staff were fantastic, incredibly helpful and very friendly. Having coffee in the café overlooking the lagoon was a very special treat for the senses.We... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Dropped by the wetlands to see the birds passing many signs offering free entry to the visitor centre for guests. That was true enough but be prepared to pay ten dollars if you step outside. A simple charges apply message would be polite. Wetlands and hinterlands are beautiful.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We stayed as a couple along with mum who is 80 from the UK for 1 night. The safari tent had a queen and a single bed although we put mum into a separate tent! The accommodation was spacious and clean with a fridge,kettle and toaster. The toilet and shower were much appreciated. Margaret and Greg were great hosts and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited this location for the weekend. We stayed in the cabin with our 3 kids. The cabin has 1 full size bed in the bedroom and bunk beds with trundle. The kitchen was well stocked with necessary items. A/C unit is available in the bedroom and it cools the entire cabin. Shower was hot for all 5 showering people.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A very warm welcome from Margaret and Greg. A beautiful café on a raised deck overlooking this incredible wetlands. A delightful place to dine or just sit and enjoy the view. Loved the aviary of Gouldian finches. A trip on the wetlands in the electric boat a must with Greg imparting his excellent knowledge. Tents very comfy with all mod... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

If you want coffee and cake in a quiet beautiful space, your 10 minute drive from Mareeba will be well worth it. You share the cafe with an Aviary of stunning endangered GOULDIAN FINCHES - where else can you do that?! The cafe is built on the edge of a wetland lake, so has lovely views over the water and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

My wife and I (60 year olds) stayed for two nights in one of the tents on a driving holiday in north Queensland in May. The lodge was very comfortable, clean, well organised with a good shower. We enjoyed the walks and disturbed kangaroos and emus on the trails. The lake is especially pretty in the early morning as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Could not speak highly enough of this beautiful place. Margie and Greg Atkinson are the most gracious hosts and such lovely people. We were made to feel most welcome and felt like we were at a home away from home. Our deluxe tent was immaculate and fully equipped and our meals were delicious and plentiful. Watching the sunset over the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Jabiru Safari Lodge

Address: Pickford Road | PO Box 2446, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mareeba
Price Range: $173 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jabiru Safari Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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