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Childers Eco-lodge is unique accommodation in a country setting. Relax and enjoy the birdlife, farm animals, bushwalks, and native wildlife just off the Bruce Highway. A great base for day trips to: Southern Great Barrier Reef; Fraser Island; Mt Walsh National Park; Woodgate Beach; Bundaberg, or explore the local Childers wineries and wildlife parks. Accommodation includes double furnished eco-tents with ensuite, double eco-tents with shared amenities, and quad rooms with share facilities. Free unlimited wifi in all areas. Amenities include fully equipped kitchen, tv and games room, hammocks,campfire under the stars - do as much or as little as you like.
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Shuttle Bus Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bundaberg Airport38 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this place so much that I m redoing my review after my one a few months ago vanished. And we all know what a pain in the butt writing reviews is. Had a really great time here, completed my farm work on a...More

Thank toomuchwhackybaccy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my girlfriend completed or farm work at the this thoroughly amazing working hostel. We spent 5 months here maybe a little to long but we were able to save more than enough to treat ourselves to a more than deserved trip to Asia....More

Thank markthuroe
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Just completed my 3 months at the eco lodge and it’s fair to say that I enjoyed every moment of my time at this place! It all started with a Facebook post Rhys had posted mentioning the website, I applied on a Sunday and I...More

Thank Josh B
Response from rwk80, Owner at Childers Eco-lodgeResponded 12 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed your time with us and all the best in your future travels.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

From the moment I was first in contact with Rhys the owner, everything was very professional and he was upfront and direct. Rhys said there was about 2 months work but in the end I managed to complete my 88 days here and I couldn't...More

Thank Aidan O
Response from rwk80, Owner at Childers Eco-lodgeResponded 12 October 2018

Thanks Aiden, we try to cater for everyone's needs by offering good facilities and good service. Happy travels.

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Staying at the Eco-lodge was an absolute delight, me and my mate Ash arrived in early April to start the dreaded farm work. We arrived and quickly integrated into the existing community of people, the lodge isn't too big so you always get a warm...More

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Response from rwk80, Owner at Childers Eco-lodgeResponded 13 October 2018

Splendid time ole chap. Farm work is never easy but if you come with a good attitude and the willingness to work, everything will work out. Happy days. Rhys and Vanessa.

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"The tents are the best for the view and the sound of the birds."
1 Jan. 2017
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"Double rooms are big, bright and very comfortable in comparison to other hostels."
28 Mar. 2016
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"any room is great"
1 Jul. 2014
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