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On the Wallaby Lodge

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Well, if you are not looking for a 5 star wellness hotel, but a very friendly and "not too" typical place, with a very layed back athmosphere you re just right. Play some didge, have nice conversation or even book a wonderful tour here, but make sure you stay a bit!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a trip with Uncle Brian's and stayed the night at On The Wallaby to continue my trip. Dee and Maree were absolutely brilliant hosts from the moment I arrived and made me feel totally welcome. The lodge is so beautiful and is a great space for relaxing and socialising. The food cooked for dinner by Maree was...

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Onthewallaby575, Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you for such a lovely review... it's so great to hear you had a great tour on Uncle Brian's and then a great experience with us at the lodge. Your kind words have been passed onto Dee & Maree. The sun rise canoe sure is a great experience! Chief loves to join everyone! We wish you all the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very welcoming and friendly place to stay.. The staff are very friendly and spent quite some time offering us tips on the best spots to visit.. They even have a map that they have made themselves to show people the Tablelands Hot Spots! Clean,tidy and friendly.. Definitely one of the best backpackers in OZ.

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Onthewallaby575, Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Tracy, Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you comment on our lodge being a very welcoming and friendly place to stay. We love to offer as much as advice on all the best spots to see around the amazing area. Hope you managed to get to visit them all during your adventures! Hopefully we will...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went in late June, the weather was amazing and so was the trip. Our guide was so happy, informative and made everyone interact and joke. The trip itself was such a pleasure, and then finishing it off at this cozy place was just like icing on the cake. Such a great time! Highly recommend!

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Uncle B, Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Emelie, Thank you for your review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us both during your tour and at the lodge after. Hope you had a great rest of your trip in Australia. Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location and amazing staff made this stay unforgettable. Not to mention the fact that they are extremely environmentally conscious which is always a great bonus. We went on the overnight tour and we're shown amazing wildlife and beautiful locations. My highlight was definitely the early morning kayak and mountain biking on the second day. Definitely a must visit location...

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Uncle B, Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Craig, Thank you for your kind review. Our location sure is beautiful and we're so happy the staff helped make your trip with us unforgettable. We sure aim to be as environmentally friendly as possible so glad that showed when you visited. Hope you have had an amazing time in Australia. Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

Reviewed 10 October 2016

I went to On the wallaby with a large university group and I had the best experience! The tour guide Paul made the entire trip worthwhile you could tell he had a real passion for what he was doing and he got along with everyone. The accommodation has a nice community feel and the food they served was lovely. I...

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Uncle B, Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Amelia! Thank you so much for your lovely review, is great to hear you had such a great experience with us! We love to make our guests visiting the lodge feel part of the community for sure, so glad it worked! Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My friends and I had a really fantastic tour with the Wallaby lodge lead by Bart. Bart was funny, informative and knows how to say turtle in every language! Impresssive. Thoroughly recommended. The waterfalls were awesome and the wildlife plentiful.

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Uncle B, Guest Relations Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Tom! Thank you for your review, glad you had a fantastic tour with us. Bart sure does know his languages! Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

First time I have stayed at a backpackers place, and was a litle hesitant at first. Let me start by saying it was super clean, staff were very friendly and helpful, and it was really good value for money. We had our own room which was nice. It wasn't a noisy party backpacking place, most people were there to enjoy...

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Uncle B, Guest Relations Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Chris! Thank you for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for the advice on some new spots to visit! Hope you and your family have a great rest of your holiday! Hopefully see you back at the lodge soon! Safe Travels! On the Wallaby Team

Reviewed 23 September 2016

On the Wallaby was my favorite place I stayed in Australia. It feels so small and cozy, with a fireplace and people eager to be friendly and play games. It's the best way to see Yungabarra, the Atherton Highlands, and authentic Aussie life off the tourist track. I recommend staying more than one night. This allows you to see the...

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Uncle B, Guest Relations Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Jonah, Thanks for the review! It's great to hear such positive feedback! We love to make the lodge as cozy as possible for our guests! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the local village. We wish you all the best for your future travels! Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

what an amazing place to call your temporary home. I had the absolute pleasure of spending time at "on the wallaby". so clean, all the amenities that you could want, the best location, and the most awesome crew to look after you. you can go canoeing, bike riding etc.....you couldn't ask for a better place to land. Huge thanks to...

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Uncle B, Guest Relations Manager at On the Wallaby Lodge, responded to this review

Hey Kerryn, Thanks so much for your lovely review! So great to hear you had a awesome stay with us! I have passed the message on to Maree and Timmy who are very thankful! Hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels! Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home for those who roam... Well presented, excellent value-for-money and warmly welcoming. On the Wallaby lodge is nestled in the hills of the beautiful Atherton Tablelands (1hr from Cairns) and is everything you've ever wanted or imagined budget accommodation could be. Campers and vans also welcome! On the Wallaby also specialises in catering for special interest and study groups. Tours include- Free guided platypus spotting , Wildlife Canoeing, Night Canoeing and Mountain Biking ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Wallaby Lodge

Address: 34 Eacham Rd, Yungaburra, Queensland 4884, Australia (Formerly On The Wallaby Backpackers Lodge)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Yungaburra
Price Range: ₹ 1,158 - ₹ 3,021 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Double is perfect for couples, the Twin is great for Friends or if you're on a tighter Budged you can go for the Triple or Dorm Room.”
 of 5 bubbles Reisemeise88, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“don't pay for more than the "free 15 minutes of wifi" On The Wallaby offers... talk to the humans around you :)”
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“Dorm rooms are a little toasty!”
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“Travel with friends, it seemed that it would be boring without them”
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“Go for the communal rooms, everyone is very friendly”
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