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Great Ocean Ecolodge

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“sugar gliders”(29 reviews)
“tiger quolls”(12 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful commitment on the part of Shayne and Lizzie to have started such an enterprise. Excellent hospitality and food ,within the outback. The ethos is all about sustainability within the environment and protection of endangered species. Shayne enthusiasm for his subject and knowledge...More

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Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell people about your experience, this is so very helpful! I feel you described exactly what we are trying to offer at the Great Ocean Ecolodge. Thank you for staying with us. Best regards, Karlijn Sas

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We stayed at the Great Ocean EcoLodge while in Cape Otway and it was s highlight of our time in Australia. The space was comfortable, the ambience wonderful and the food superb. From waking up to kangaroos grazing on the grounds to seeing koalas in...More

Thank Nancy M
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 15 November 2017

Dear Nancy, Thank you for your review. It was lovely having you here and it's great to hear that the message we are trying to get across is resonating with our guests! We hope you arrived back home happy and rested after such a big...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Friends had recommended this lodge and our already high expectations were even exceeded! Located close to Cape Otway, the lodge is an ideal starting point to cover a stretch of the Great Ocean Walk and/or explore the Otways. The lodge has a simple, tasteful charme...More

Thank Niko P
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 15 November 2017

Dear Nico, It was lovely having you over to our lodge, and we hope to see you again when you are around our way in the future. Thanks for the lovely review, Best regards, Karlijn

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Beautiful, remote spot in the middle of a reserve. Had a great evening tour with one of the founders, I got to feed sugar gliders out of my hand. Amazing food! Nice morning with many kangaroos outside the room, which was superb.

1  Thank robcrankin
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. We love to hear you enjoyed our cooking and the tour with Shayne Neil!

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The lodge has extensive grounds where there are kangaroos, koalas, pademelons, wallabies, possums, colourful birds and a variety of other animals. The highlight of the stay is the daily 2:00 walk with a enthusiastic zoologist who shows you the wildlife. The lodge is very comfortable...More

Thank Paula L
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Paula, Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate your stay as well as your delightful words. Best regards, Karlijn Sas

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"All rooms are great but some rooms have outdoor patio. Book early"
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"ask for a bigger room, newer bed, nice view of the kangaroos"
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"On the ground floor kangaroos come right up to your terrace."
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"All rooms are quiet and clean."
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