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On the Wallaby Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My roommate and I loved the Wallaby Tours so much, we booked an overnight stay for our recent holiday. After coming back from a long day of activities, it was nice to relax at the lodge. We were greeted by friendly staff, delicious fruit, and the greatest dog ever. The rooms/beds were comfortable and clean and the home cooked meals...

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

Hey! Thanks so much for your great review, it's awesome to hear you and your room mate loved your 2 day tour and stay with us at the lodge, it was a pleasure to have you both here. We wish you all the best with your future travels. Safe Travels, On The Wallaby Crew

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

First accom review I've ever done but felt compelled to as this place is so great. Came away for a riding weekend with friends and was initially apprehensive about staying in a backpackers however found this place to be cosy and quaint and charming; quiet; clean; great kitchen; ping pong and hammocks in the yard; and the staff were just...

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

Hey Mel, Thanks so much for your amazing review, lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay with us along with the facilities our lodge has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next riding weekend! Safe Travels, On The Wallaby Crew

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was the best place I have ever stayed at. The staff were amazing and really made us feel comfortable. The food was delicious. They really made sure we were looked after. I had a great family feel staying here. The town is adorable, so quaint and calm, beautiful flowers throughout the streets. Walking along the river is a great...

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

Hey Jackie, Thanks for your awesome review, so great to hear you had a lovely 2 day tour with us and enjoyed your stay at our lodge as well as your 2 days of touring! We wish you all the best with your future travels! Safe Travels, On the Wallaby Crew

Braunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

One of my favourite places!! I love heading up to the Tablelands and staying at the Lodge. It is situated perfectly, it is super clean, the staff friendly and informative, the atmosphere is always awesome and the price is more than competitive. The first time I stayed at the lodge it was as part of a tour "Uncle Brians" (which...

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

Hey! Thanks for your awesome review, it's so nice to hear you are a returning customer to our lodge and had an awesome time on our Uncle Brian's tour. We hope to see you back here again soon! Good luck with your future travels! Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Crew

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We booked this hostel as it was reviewed to be one of the best in the area. We were not disappointed. We were instantly charmed by lovely Tracy who was knowledgable and enthusiastic about the area. She recommended going to some beautiful places around the Tablelands and we were pleased we listened to her! Marie was also very nice and...

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

Hey! Thanks for the great review, so glad you weren't disappointed with our lodge and that you got to meet Tracy! I will make sure to pass on the message to Tracy, Maree & Dee as they will be chuffed with your kind words! We're glad to have played a part in making your stay with us memorable and fun....

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing time in the hostel on the wallaby. Tracy and the whole staff were very friendly. After our arrival she told us which spots we should check out etc. Better than any travel agent. The hostel it self is very clean, beautiful and everything looks cute! I sleept in a 4 bed dorm and everything was fine!...

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

Hey! Thanks for your amazing review, it's great to hear you found some awesome recommended spots in the local area, we love to make sure you get the most out of your stay and get to explore the beautiful Tablelands. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We wish you all the best with your future travels. Safe Travels,...

Paroikia
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If the layout of the hostel in itself isn't enough to impress you, the staff will surely do! The most friendly and helpful people we've met in our first month of being in Australia. If you are on the road and are feeling a little bit homesick, go here to have your heart warmed and feel welcome and special again!

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

Hey Nicole, Thanks for your lovely review. So nice to hear you felt at home with us at our lovely lodge, we're glad to have been of help and wish you all the best with your future travels around Australia! Safe Travels! On The Wallaby Team

Oxford
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A huge highlight of our trip, the staff were incredibly friendly and we saw loads. Canoeing was great fun, as was platypus spotting and mountain biking. The whole table lands area is beautiful and on the wallaby is a great home from home to explore it.

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

Hi Robert. Thanks for taking the time to let us know you had an awesome experience.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Staff at on the Wallaby were very willing to help you out and offer suggestions on what to do in the area. Also, they were great to have a chat with at the beginning or end of your day. The atmosphere was friendly, relaxed & cosy. Room and bathrooms were simple and clean. Convenience store & pub a very short...

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

Thanks so much for your lovely review. we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay in our little lodge. Safe travels!

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed just for one night at the Lodge during our 2 day On the Wallaby Tour and it was great. The Lodge is really nice and seems very well tended. The Kitchen as the whole lodge is very clean and good equiped. Nice Bathroom with enough showers and toilets. I would describe the style of the lodge rustic in...

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

Thanks so much for your feedback. We're really pleased you not only enjoyed your stay with us at the lodge, but also your 2 day tour. I'll pass on the message to the dogs too! : ) We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

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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: $43 - $60 (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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“Offers dorms, twins and doubles. All clean and comfortable.”
DevonBey, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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.”
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 :)”
elise_ht, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are a little toasty!”
559rileym, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Travel with friends, it seemed that it would be boring without them”
406michalh, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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