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Wildly magnificent

Absolutely paradise in Victoria. Take everything you need with you except for linen. Well stocked... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
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Wild beauty

Stay at the light house Keepers cottage. Old school cosy and warm. Fully stocked kitchen... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
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Gabo Island, Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely paradise in Victoria. Take everything you need with you except for linen. Well stocked kitchen, extra large freezer. Bring you binoculars for whale, dolphin, seal, penguin and boat watching. Do a tour of the lighthouse with the keeper. No real mobile phone service so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Stay at the light house Keepers cottage. Old school cosy and warm. Fully stocked kitchen, microwave, oven, gas stove top, large fridge, big freezer on the enclosed verandah. Internet patchy so go “Amish style” no technology for your stay. Wonderful spot for watching whales, seals,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank annettew829
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We left to Gabo Island as friends , we had the best day . Parks Vic lighthouse keeper was amazing. He shown us around and gave us the best day . Loved every moment

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Walked up about 196 stairs to go out on platform to view the ocean and coastline. Windy but worth the walk.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Janelle M
Reviewed 21 July 2015

If you can get a boat ride over there....do it (or take your own I guess). It is remarkable since it is a working lighthouse & this is where they record weather for that part of Victoria. It is secluded and the homestead is original...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank ace1t
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Did a day trip to Gabo Island by charter boat from Mallacoota which took about 20min each way. Relaxing walk from the jetty past the old boat shed to the cemetery and monument. Then onto the museum and weather station near the lighthouse. Did a...More

Date of experience: October 2013
4  Thank michaelcV7805BD
Reviewed 24 February 2012

This is a remote corner that conjures images of massive seas and hardy folk. A breathtakinly beautiful spot.

Date of experience: January 2012
3  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Gabo Island, home to a historic lighthouse and the world's largest colony of Little Penguins, is a small island 500 meters off the southeastern Australian coast (13 km from Mallacoota, Victoria), managed by Parks Victoria and accessible only by boat or small plane. The first...More

Date of experience: January 2012
16  Thank Ursula_in_Aus
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