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Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm

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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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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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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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Lots of fun!

Very friendly and helpful staff. We couldn't catch any in the outside lake but managed to catch one each in minutes in the outside pool. Staff were on hand to help us. We had our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
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Brisbane
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488 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Market Harborough, Leics, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. We couldn't catch any in the outside lake but managed to catch one each in minutes in the outside pool. Staff were on hand to help us. We had our fish cleaned, ready for to cook for tea. Overall, it was a fun experience!

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Thank Erin M
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We visited with two families and it was really only the kids and one adult that wanted to fish. The pricing is expensive as you have to pay just to get into the area even if you aren't fishing. If you are two adults and two children 2 rods and bait are included. Keep adding on costs from there: extra... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the Trout Farm on a very warm day... the lady at the front desk was a bubbly lady but had a hard time trying to stop the tourists from just walking into the fishing area without paying!!! I was not interested in fishing but had to pay anyway. There are very few places to sit outside near the... More 

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

Hi There, Thanks for your review and we are glad you had a great time. We have installed seating for an extra 30 people around the lake over the last 6 months and we have even installed a new seat yesterday in response to your review. The lake is tree lined around 3 out of 4 sides however its unfortunate... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We've had great experiences here in the past under different ownership. Unfortunately, the current owner-Adam-lets his own attraction down. With no customer service whatsoever, he is driving people away. I am told the property will exchange hands some time after April so hope we can return with a better experience. The place has definitely been run down at present...exorbitant prices,... More 

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

It is very clear that this reviewer has a grudge against one of the personal within our attraction, not the attraction itself. We urge all readers to ignore these comments. If our business is changing hands, please let us know... its news to us which throws out all credibility of this review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Caught 3 big trouts in the indoor pond in under 15min, great fun for family. Had our catch cooked and it's delicious. Had a great time :)

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