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Stay in our award winning eco retreat, venture out into the bush with researchers to help save koalas and endangered wildlife, explore the Great Ocean Walk, indulge in the region's finest local produce or just relax in the dappled shade of the eucalypts – whatever the escape you have planned, we'll help you make it one to remember.
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Warrnambool Airport69 mi
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The place is as what you see on their website. Rooms were clean and warm in winter. Breakfast was good quality with local produce. All the dinners we had there were well cooked, again with local produce from the freshest cream to artisanal cheese. Carolyn...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We booked two nights at this lodge and we thoroughly enjoyed our first evening. The food was excellent and the wildlife tour was well done. Our visit was cut short when I fractured my wrist the following day. The wonderful hosts went above and beyond...More

Thank laurie087
Response from KarlijnSas, General Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Laurie, Thank you for your lovely review. Being in a remote area it's essential to respond well to injuries, we are so pleased to hear you were pleased with our help. Looking forward to having you again when you feel better and can return...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Ecolodge, from the warm and friendly hosts, great food, and the two hour eco tour of their property which we weren't expecting. This isn't fancy but it was a real highlight of our week in the region. Well...More

Thank Tania M
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Tania, Thank you for your review. It's awesome to hear it was the highlight of the region! Feel free to come back whenever you are around again. Best regards, Karlijn Sas

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Less like a hotel and more like staying in someone's house with the communal dining table and sitting area and our room wasn't serviced during our two night stay. Simple bedroom on the ground floor but spacious, with a spacious shower room and a veranda...More

Thank MyrtleWiltshire
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your review. I think you captured well what we are trying to achieve at the ecolodge. We try to deliver a homely experience where our guests get to talk to their fellow travellers, our conservationists on the walk in the afternoon and...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

We spent two nights at the Great Ocean Ecolodge while exploring the Great Ocean Road and it was the highlight of our stay in Australia. The establishment is very small and there were only three other couples there during our stay. The rooms are rustic...More

Thank trwitt50
Response from KarlijnSas, Manager at Great Ocean EcolodgeResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review! We love to hear you enjoyed our cooking so much, we cook with ingredients from our kitchen garden that often get picket only hours before dinner. We source our dairy and meat locally too, and try to deliver a...More

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"First floor overlooking where the kangaroos come to feed."
31 Mar 2018
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"All rooms are good"
24 Feb 2018
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"All rooms are great but some rooms have outdoor patio. Book early"
25 Feb 2017
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"ask for a bigger room, newer bed, nice view of the kangaroos"
18 Jan 2017
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US$256 - US$402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaVictoriaGreat Otway National ParkCape Otway
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