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    Great Ocean Ecolodge

    635 Lighthouse Rd, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia
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    31/12/2017 1/1/2018
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    1 - 5 of 97 reviews

    Reviewed 30 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 4 weeks ago

    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 4 weeks ago

    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 25 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 4 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

    In just a one night stay at the Ecolodge we had the most incredible incite into Australia's wildlife. On arrival and after tea and cake, Shayne walked us through a mob of kangaroos and into the forest pointing out numberous cuddly looking koalas and other...More

    Thank Vanessa C
    Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 22 March 2017

    Dear Vanessa, Thank you for your lovely review. It's wonderful to hear our hard work is appreciated. Shayne is a magnificent guide and is very passionate about what he does. We love him to bits and absolutely agree, he is great! Thank you again for...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • US$ 287 - US$ 288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 5
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    • Victoria >
    • Great Otway National Park >
    • Cape Otway
    • Also Known As
    • Great Ocean Ecolodge Hotel Cape Otway
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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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