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Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges

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Pope Drive Charlton Gully, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5607 Australia
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#4 of 18 Speciality lodging in Port Lincoln
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Tanonga luxury eco lodges are an exclusive and intimate luxury eco experience. Situated on 100 hectares of restored natural bushland, visitors can enjoy magnificent views, walking trails, rare bird and wildlife, local wine, gourmet food, and the complete privacy of their own architecturally designed, solar powered, self contained luxury eco lodge. Nestle into the park-like bushland of the valley site, or float atop the ridge site with stunning views to the sea. Luxurious, sensitive, unique.
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Free parking
Free breakfast
Breakfast in the room
Hiking
BBQ facilities
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Kitchenette
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Pope Drive Charlton Gully, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5607 Australia
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Port Lincoln Airport12 kmSee all flights
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geoffstibbs wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia19 contributions9 helpful votes
If you like peace and quiet (as we do) then Tanonga is in a great spot. We stayed in the Valley Lodge, which has some really nice features: the bed was very comfortable with lovely views to the bush outside and the bathroom was large and modern with a fantastic shower. The log fire in the loungeroom was much appreciated as we found the Port Lincoln area cooler than we were expecting. There were a few areas, however, where we felt the lodge fell a little short of the "luxury" tag. The TVs are tiny, although it is good that there is one in the bedroom. There is no toaster, so toast can only be made the same way you make it when you're camping. The outdoor furniture is pretty flimsy and not comfortable. There is no Wi-Fi provided and phone reception could only be had by walking about 30m up the hill. Tea and coffee was provided but only 200 mL of milk for our four day stay. None of this would be a problem if the property wasn't so expensive, but for the money you expect better. Overall, we would recommend Tanonga and we enjoyed our stay - just don't expect real luxury.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: Maybe the Ridge Lodge if you need phone and internet.
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Response from Jill C, Owner at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
Responded 22 Oct 2019
Thanks for your review and for choosing Tanonga. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Just a reminder to prospective guests - we are environmentally friendly and off-grid (powered by solar with back-up genset) so some of the creature comforts have had to be modified accordingly, toasters, microwaves and large TVs being some of those features. We do have a separate gas grill which we recommend in our manual to use for toasting but have also supplied the camp toaster if guests would like to make the most of this fun option. Our lodges are remote and as such the Valley is out of mobile range - we advise our guests of this when they book and if looking for a wifi-mobile free break then choose the Valley. Otherwise the Ridge Lodge does have mobile access. Its great you enjoyed all other luxurious creature comforts - linen, furnishings, bathroom and that wonderful log fire set and ready to light - in the bush! Kangaroos on your doorstep! We stay on the property and enjoy meeting our guests if they like to pop in - we can replenish stock at the same time (no charge).
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Brent H wrote a review Feb 2017
Adelaide, Australia127 contributions21 helpful votes
What a great spot and such a pleasant surprise. Its about a 15 min drive from Port Lincoln, and with only pictures to go by, you're not sure what will greet you. What a beautiful view greets you - amazing! Such a great property, really well appointed, and very luxurious feel. Great bathroom, bed with amazing floor to ceiling views, and a cosy lounge area. You simply must get there to enjoy the sunset and sunrise, it is truly spectacular. Surprisingly good mobile coverage too! Thanks for a great stay - really appreciated the well stocked fridge and provisions.. Beautiful property.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Jill C, Owner at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
Responded 22 Feb 2017
Thank you so much for choosing us - we really enjoyed hosting you and hearing about your other wonderful experiences while staying with us - the amazing native wildlife experiences on sea and land including kangaroos on our property and koalas at Mikera - the range of local seafood on offer - and the local tourism providers who can tailor memorable unique experiences to suit every individual's needs. We hope you will visit us all on lower Eyre Peninsula again soon.
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Hamish P wrote a review Jan 2017
Avalon Beach, Australia33 contributions8 helpful votes
We stopped here for 1 night enroute to Coffin Bay as we liked the concept of a bush hideaway. The property was under maintained with bird dropping all around the outdoor spaces, dirty windows and an empty BBQ gas bottle. Despite this, we enjoyed our night although the absence of an indoor dining table was a disappointment. We did advise the owners of our concerns and they responded with an apology stating that they were well behind on their routine maintenance for a variety of family and weather reasons.
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Date of stay: November 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Jill C, Owner at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
Responded 11 Jan 2017
The many severe winter storms which hit SA (one of which caused a statewide blackout) put us well behind with our maintenance on the property. Both Lodges have since undergone full maintenance and upgrades in the last 6 weeks and have been well received by the many guests who stayed with us over the holiday period - very positive feedback received.
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Sherryn P wrote a review Nov 2016
12 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights. Equiped with lovely fluffy towels and commodities. Comfortable bed very quiet serene spot. Only negative was lack of nice outdoor furniture. Could do with a layback chair or hammock. View from inside slightly restricted because of builing built to decrease fire risk. Highly recommend
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Date of stay: November 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Jill C, Owner at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
Responded 27 Nov 2016
Thanks Sherryn - glad you enjoyed your stay - appreciate your tip re outdoor furniture - thanks for the recommendation.
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Staceymclaren wrote a review Jul 2016
Plympton, Australia3 contributions2 helpful votes
We are currently staying here for 2 nights and we are amazed of how relaxing and beautiful this place is. We are staying at the Ridge lodge and the views from every angle in the lodge are magnificent. The weather is very wintery which makes the fire so cosy to have while listening to the wind and rain. All features of this property is outstanding. I especially love the Japanese style bath. To top things of my partner proposed the first night, this place will be very memorable for us!
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Date of stay: July 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Jill C, Owner at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
Responded 26 Jul 2016
Hi Stacey - our warmest congratulations to you and James - we are thrilled that James chose Tanonga to propose - we wish you every happiness together - PS the romantic setting for "Farmer" Jedd and Sam" has "rubbed off" Best wishes Jill and Michael
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USD 213 - USD 286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaSouth AustraliaPort Lincoln
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges
What are some of the property amenities at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Tanonga Luxury Eco Lodges?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.