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Lyell Deer Sanctuary

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Cheap and cheerful

Was good to see and pat the deer. Staff were helpful and informative. Some upgrades to the... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Brisbane Region, Australia
via mobile
Small but enjoyable

The sanctuary is quite small and simple, but a great way to just sit and watch the deer interact... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Toowoomba, Australia
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6 Lyell Ct, Mount Samson, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 411 485 156
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Went to the sanctuary and was not disappointed at all! The deer are so beautiful and always keen for a snack and a pat! They had plenty of Rusa and two little fallows, got to learn about antler growth! Went there went the boys were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank renees254
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

My friend and I dropped in on the spur of the moment visit. I thoroughly enjoy my time there. Entry was $10 For both of us ( Same price for a family) and included food to feed the deer. ( Visitors are also allowed to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Susie M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Taken over by new owners 5 months ago they have made lots of changes & plan lots more to come! I took my 4 year old son there today. I had no expectations & was pleasantly surprised by the experience. We were warmly greeted by...More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank breej1234
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The sanctuary is quite small and simple, but a great way to just sit and watch the deer interact. There were two enclosures where we could reach in and feed the deer (one with younger hand-reared rescues, and the other with a white stag). A...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank sosunlight
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Was good to see and pat the deer. Staff were helpful and informative. Some upgrades to the attraction would assist.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day out Very educational Deers kept very well Learnt such a lot particularly from the younger man Bargain at only $10!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Brought the kids here for a little Mother's Day outing. The lovely lady who runs the place let everyone in for free because it was Mother's Day. The kids had a lot of fun petting and feeding the deer, would recommend!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ea d
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We had my son's 3rd birthday at the deer farm. He and all the other little kids had the time of their lives :) such a relaxing atmosphere and a great huge undercover area with plenty of seating. Everyone that came had a wonderful time....More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Eve M
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our unexpected visit to Lyell's Deer Farm. What a lovely surprise! It was almost free to enter (at the time of post, $10 couples and $15 families). This included a bag of free feed for the deer (high protein so they don't...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Kerry A
Reviewed 29 November 2014

wen to what is our local attraction and was dismayed. Took friends and overseas relative and ended up leaving after 15 mins of looking at deer through a tall mesh fence with no-one else in sight. A bit embarrrassing. Obviously works better if someone is...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Kerbie72
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