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Buxton Trout & Salmon Farm

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2118 Maroondah Hwy, Buxton, Victoria 3711, Australia
+61 3 5774 7370
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More than a bucket of Salmon

As part of a wider road trip to the area, this was a good place to stop. From the outside it’s a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lego_Fans
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Melbourne
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We caught a fish!

The place was very nice and the lawn was mowed, the only issue was the toilets.. they weren't in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
banks212015
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Melton, Australia
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Australia's first commercial trout farm is a family owned and run farm growing quality Rainbow Trout & Atlantic Salmon in the pristine waters of the victorian Alps. No antibiotic chemicals or growth hormones are used on our farm. We welcome everybody to come drop a line at our farm - Young or old, experienced or beginner, there is something for you!Our natural bush setting and quality trout & salmon provide a memorable day out. We have BBQ facilities at no extra cost, so you can cook your catch for lunch.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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2118 Maroondah Hwy, Buxton, Victoria 3711, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As part of a wider road trip to the area, this was a good place to stop. From the outside it’s a functional business but step in side and you will see a great local business who help you all the way. Great local produce...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was very nice and the lawn was mowed, the only issue was the toilets.. they weren't in the best of shape. After touching a live fish, then cooking it, then eating it, I didn't want to leave there with the smell of fish...More

Thank banks212015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling home from Melbourne this afternoon and decided to stop at the trout farm. fantastic experience friendly staff very nice set up plenty of fish

Thank Lukas R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

On the way to Eildon on the Maroondah Hwy I stopped at Buxton Trout Farm,and bought the smoked trout. Last time I was there a few years ago when the shop was only a shed. Today its a proper outlet with a Cafe, and a...More

1  Thank Adie K
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great friendly coming again had a great time even court lots of fish will always have a family holiday visit here

1  Thank Stephanie B
Rachael M, Owner at Buxton Trout & Salmon Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Stephanie, Thanks so much for your review!! Very pleased to hear you had a good time and looking forward to next time =)

Reviewed 9 July 2017

My daughter waned to know how is fising like, so we decided to take her to a trout farm. After reading lots of reviews of fishing places near Melbourne we decided this would be the most appropriate, and boy, it did not disappoint. The scenery...More

1  Thank fabhoff
Rachael M, Owner at Buxton Trout & Salmon Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Fabhoff, Yay, so glad to hear you guys had a good time and thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review! Hope to see you next time! Show the people working in the shop this for free entry =)

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Great family day at the Trout And Salmon farm even on a wet and cold day. Staff were laid back and friendly, giving the boys a lesson on how to gut fish. Loved the challenge pond and caught a couple after a few hours. Great...More

1  Thank Eddie T
Rachael M, Owner at Buxton Trout & Salmon Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Eddie, We are in the process of getting some hot coffee to sell!! Thanks so much for the suggestions and review =)

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Despite the help of the friendly staff, the fish didn't bite... But we had an enjoyable time. The farm is dog-friendly and child-friendly, which are also big ticks. And the fish that we bought was very tasty!

Thank B F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We didn't want to fish ourselves just wanted to buy some freshly caught fish, The lovely Assistant did this for us. The fish frozen when we got home was eaten a month later and was delicious.

Thank Supercindy01
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Fishing as well as preparing & eating the fresh catch - it's an elevating experience. Best to carry one's own spices and knives, plates etc., but what they provide for an additional fee is good enough. We were there on a weekday, but weekends do...More

1  Thank SS-Shom
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Allan M
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Response from Tangle J | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant on site. Just BBQ facility, picnic benches and tables.
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Allan M
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Response from NovaAustralia | Reviewed this property |
I agree with "veryfussies" response
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