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Lyell Deer Sanctuary

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6 Lyell Ct, Mount Samson, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 411 485 156
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Authentic simple experience highly recommended

Taken over by new owners 5 months ago they have made lots of changes & plan lots more to come! I... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Small but enjoyable

The sanctuary is quite small and simple, but a great way to just sit and watch the deer interact... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Toowoomba, Australia
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  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
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“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
“their lives” (2 reviews)
“nature” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6 Lyell Ct, Mount Samson, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 411 485 156
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Taken over by new owners 5 months ago they have made lots of changes & plan lots more to come! I took my 4 year old son there today. I had no expectations & was pleasantly surprised by the experience. We were warmly greeted by...More

2  Thank breej1234
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The sanctuary is quite small and simple, but a great way to just sit and watch the deer interact. There were two enclosures where we could reach in and feed the deer (one with younger hand-reared rescues, and the other with a white stag). A...More

Thank sosunlight
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Was good to see and pat the deer. Staff were helpful and informative. Some upgrades to the attraction would assist.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day out Very educational Deers kept very well Learnt such a lot particularly from the younger man Bargain at only $10!

Thank John c
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Brought the kids here for a little Mother's Day outing. The lovely lady who runs the place let everyone in for free because it was Mother's Day. The kids had a lot of fun petting and feeding the deer, would recommend!

Thank ea d
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We had my son's 3rd birthday at the deer farm. He and all the other little kids had the time of their lives :) such a relaxing atmosphere and a great huge undercover area with plenty of seating. Everyone that came had a wonderful time....More

1  Thank Eve M
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our unexpected visit to Lyell's Deer Farm. What a lovely surprise! It was almost free to enter (at the time of post, $10 couples and $15 families). This included a bag of free feed for the deer (high protein so they don't...More

Thank Kerry A
Reviewed 29 November 2014

wen to what is our local attraction and was dismayed. Took friends and overseas relative and ended up leaving after 15 mins of looking at deer through a tall mesh fence with no-one else in sight. A bit embarrrassing. Obviously works better if someone is...More

Thank Kerbie72
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Our young children had a wonderful time feeding and patting the deer. The lady who was working there was very friendly and extremely happy to answer any of our questions. Our 4 year old spent quite a while discussing deer antlers with her and she...More

Thank rkmfg
Reviewed 14 July 2014

One has to take in the environment in which the deer live. The fauna, flora, the stories told by the local tribal historian..."Danny" to appreciate what Lyell Deer farm is truly offering travellers...... relaxing, nurturing, spiritual growth and journey, conversation from all walks of life....More

3  Thank HTS64
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