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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

The surroundings of the village is very relaxed and tranquil. Unfortunately when it comes time to use the shared amenities, it's very grose and dissapointing. Mouldy and extremely unclean showers. And stinky toilets.

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Thank Fiona P
United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This hostel was one big disappointment. It's advertised as a 'koala village', now I'm not expecting to be living with a bunch of koalas for the entire stay, but the only way to see one during your stay is to pay extra: not advertised. Also, the 'breakfast with koalas' is just another scam. Although it isn't stated on any advertisement...

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Thank LucyS_2131
Victoria
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We Discovered this place while we were touring the island on scooters and booked for the following day for "Breakfast with the Koalas " We paid $32 each and it wasn't until we were at the breakfast that we realized that we had to pay an extra $18 to hold the Koala bear The breakfast was nice and it was...

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Thank hey_jude273
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We didn't stay here, but we went to see the Koalas. This place is hands on. Yes, you get to hold a koala, which is awesome!! But you also get to hold other animals, including a baby alligator. Had a good laugh at my partner pinching his cheeks when holding the snake! Recommend going if you are going to magnetic...

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Thank StearmanKiwi
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Stayed here only for one night but will definitely come back again in the future. Staff- Louise was super friendly and helpful. 2 hour Koala Sanctuary tour was amazing! Love it so much!! See all animals such as crocodile, lizards, parrots, koala, snake and pet them aswell.

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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights it's a good yha hostel. Staff was helpful and fun. Little bit expensive to get around the iland but the hostel gave you good and cool places to explore around horseshoe bay great location to stay if u like trekking and nature. Koala sanctuary was fun, see all animals and pet them aswell. Only bad...

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1Thank Tobbe E
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving at the Bungalow Bay YHA we went to the kitchen since we were too early to check in and started asking people if the air conditioning was good here since it was so hot. We found out through other guests that there were certain rooms without air conditioning. With that being our number one priority since my sister...

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2Thank aussietraveler26
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The camp ground here isn't anything flash but it's probably the only place on the island you can pitch a tent. Magnetic Island itself is fantastic and of course with only 10 from one end of the island (Horseshoe Bay) to Picnic Bay, everything is in reach. We got an online deal through Tropical Travel in Townsville for 2 adults...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

The facilities were great eg. Pool, reception, bar and chills area. But the toilets.... Probably the worst we have seen along the Qld coast so far. They are dirty have dead bugs everywhere 2/5 toilets out of order and 2 more that don't close the doors properly. The lady that greeted us was very sketchy on the details of the...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Horrible breakfast, most things were burnt, fruit lasted for maybe the first 2 people through, animal life was minimal. Waited over half an hour before being ushered through for breakfast, finally got to see a Koala after breakfast and was rushed though like the Koala was a pass the parcel game.

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The stunning landscape of this island on the Great Barrier Reef makes this destination truly distinctive & attractive to the eco conscious traveller. Bungalow Bay focuses on delivering a Australian Experience complete with boutique wildlife sanctuary ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Address: 40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia (Formerly Geoff's Place)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range: $65 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bungalow Bay Koala Village 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Get off 1 stop before Horseshoe Bay or walk about 10 minutes back to this location.”
dennisp67, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Chalets are basic but functional with good bedding supplied.”
paulwD3027RL, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room near toilet block, if you need to get up in the night because of typical animal/insects that come out at night !!!!!!”
Nicola522014, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bungalow for sure!”
Vickie_Biku, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“do the Koala experience!”
jgooger, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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