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Roto House

Macquarie Nature Reserve | Roto Place, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6588 5555
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Interesting historical home.

A great historical home set in the grounds of the koala hospital. Many historical photographs and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael R
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Port Macquarie, Australia
Heritage

A brilliant restoration has been completed. Well worth the time to take a visit and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlFewre
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Sydney, Australia
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LOCATION
Macquarie Nature Reserve | Roto Place, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 6588 5555
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"historical house"
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"wonderful history"
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"right next door"
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"local history"
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"family history"
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"early history"
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"piece of history"
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"lovely volunteers"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great historical home set in the grounds of the koala hospital. Many historical photographs and stories of the family. Plenty of parking

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant restoration has been completed. Well worth the time to take a visit and enjoy the house, gardens and history of the house.

Thank AlFewre
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Roto House is a historical building and is situated in a lovely area with lawn and beautiful trees. It is situated close to the Koala Hospital and sometime wild koalas can be seen in the trees. At certain times, Roto house is open for Coffee...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

free admission and on the grounds of the koala hospital, it is a glorious look into how the upper class in the early part of the 1900, its a wonderful way to spend an hour and learn something. well worth a visit.

Thank lms8456
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Roto house on April 25th with a friend. I loved it. As an overseas visitor I was thrilled to glimpse Australian living (be it on a grand scale) from a time that we have read about, heard about and knew of families who...More

Thank dorothyheaphy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old home, built in 1891. The people who lived here were aristocrats. They were the Flynns. Some of their sons went to war. I was admiring how cool this house was. They didn’t have air-conditioning, and although it was hot outside, it...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely house and good historical information make this a nice visit but its location next to the Koala Hospital is the reason most people go there. Still, we are glad it has been preserved and we enjoyed seeing it.

Thank STraveler2
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Beautifully restored! Ive been twice now because I keep taking people here!! Its so interesting to see all the old documents, clothes , silver wear and more! the house it self is so cool to walk in just knowing how old it is and what...More

Thank Lou-Charles-nej
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Bonus stop on way to koala hospital. They are right next door, lots of history of one family. They have guides in the house to provide more details.

Thank advcards
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Very nice home which has been lovingly and sympathetically refurbished. Lots of information about the former owners and artefacts

Thank jennyraymond
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Response from Jodie S | Reviewed this property |
I can't give you any specific info but I'm sure there will be basic information on the website. You could even ring them, the staff were amazing. Maybe have some questions prepared and give them a call. At the very least... More
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