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Reviewed 20 March 2015

We've done the two days rainforest tour and we had an amazing time with awesome tour guides and really kind staff. The hostel is so great and very familiar. Had an amazing time and would go there again. Greetings Eric

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Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Stay here and check out Yungaburra! We found this by accident when we were driving around inland from the Cairns area, We arrived in Atherton, where nothing much was happening, and someone in a shop advised us to check out Yungaburra, a little town/village we'd never heard of, In Yungaburra we found the On The Wallaby Backpackers Lodge where we...

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1Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

During my 4 months trip in NZ, Asia, America and Auisse this was my best stay by far! I didn't plan to stay the night but I ended up spending 2 nights. Mountainbike and canoeing with awesome Darius (guide) and his dog Cheif was great even though it was raining big time. Spending the evening with couples of beer, barbecue...

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1Thank Christian H
Opfikon, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this nice little Hostel. It is clean, cheap and there is just a nice ambiance in this well decorated accommodation. The staff is friendly and Tours can be directly booked with the own guide. Of course you can't expect any luxury, the rooms are small, not air conditioned and there is a mosquito net since the...

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Taree, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2015

So fun! This is a must do, I was picked up from my hostel in Cairns by Bart. He was hilarious and really made the tour special. Everyone on the tour introduced themselves and Bart made everyone feel very welcome, the ice was broken quickly and everyone on the bus got on very well! We stopped at the cathedral fig...

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1Thank Belle T
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 March 2015

So much fun! I highly recommend the 2 day/1 night Tablelands Tour. The first day I got picked up from my hostel in Cairns by Loz- he is very personable and you can tell he loves his work! We stopped at a couple of different waterfalls, the beautiful cathedral fig tree and at a lake for lunch. You have the...

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1Thank KateMo74
Ellensburg, Washington
Reviewed 28 February 2015

I spent one night at this hostel, and would have spent two if my schedule allowed it! The food is wonderful! I loved the BBQ dinner they offered! The beds are also very comfortable, and the rooms not too hot. I love the location of the hostel. It is not too far from anything! The staff were incredibly helpful and...

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2Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 20 February 2015

On The Wallaby was the last hostel I stayed in during my 2 months travelling in Queensland, and I couldn't have asked for better. I planned to only stay one night, but the amazingly friendly staff, brilliant central location for everything in the Tablelands, and high standard facilities meant I found it hard to leave, so ended up staying 3...

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Reviewed 6 February 2015

Yungaburra is a lovely little town and great to spot platypus! The On The Wallaby Lodge was a homy little place with very friendly staff. We stayed there with our Jucy Campervan, $20 for 2 people. So if you plan of visiting the Atherton Tablelands and want to see platypus, the Wallaby Lodge is the place to sleep!

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2Thank Stefan O
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I went on the 2 day/1 night trip to the Atherton Tablelands with On the Wallaby and it was definitely the best trip I had in my 2 months in Australia! I was picked up on time, maybe even a little early, by a super enthusiastic driver - Lawrence (even though it's only a temporary job for him). He made...

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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: ₹ 2,169 - ₹ 3,027 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — On the Wallaby Lodge 2*
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 :)”
 of 5 bubbles elise_ht, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are a little toasty!”
 of 5 bubbles 559rileym, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Travel with friends, it seemed that it would be boring without them”
 of 5 bubbles 406michalh, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go for the communal rooms, everyone is very friendly”
 of 5 bubbles 941maryclaireb, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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