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Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

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1 Shell St Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia See on map
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Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews beautiful lake bird life watching the wildlife individual cabins cabins overlooking peace and quiet water birds stayed longer spent two nights we loved our stay botanic gardens self contained short walk hot water a lovely place to stay air con urangan pier
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

What a treat. We only stayed for one night but if we had the time we would have stayed longer. After visiting Fraser Island we spent the night at Sanctuary Lakes. We didn’ realise it at the time, but we could have been picked up...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank John E
Response from SanctuaryLakes, Manager at Sanctuary Lakes Fauna RetreatResponded yesterday

Thank you John - we love the ability to interact with the animals and encourage people to do so. Most tour companies will pick up and drop off here so its perfect for anyone wanting to explore the sights in and around Hervey Bay.

Reviewed 25 November 2018

I needed just a night away and we were here one other time and loved it. This is truly a hidden gem and a wonderful way to unwind. Nestled among trees and wildlife such as ducks and turtles swimming in the lake you're surrounded by...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kim B
Response from SanctuaryLakes, Manager at Sanctuary Lakes Fauna RetreatResponded yesterday

Thanks Kim - we appreciate your kind feedback. I love that the rooms are not close and it is perfect for some quiet time away.

Reviewed 17 November 2018

i stayed here for a couple of weeks. A fabulous place for nature lovers. The units are basic and clean and vary in decor with some units more modernised than others. But it's really about what's outside, with the units looking out on to the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank susan99841234
Response from SanctuaryLakes, Manager at Sanctuary Lakes Fauna RetreatResponded yesterday

I love your comment "its really about whats outside". I'm amazed by the number of people who bring gaming consoles with them for the children for the holidays. We encourage people to get outside - enjoy the sunshine, enjoy the peace, enjoy meeting nature. Looking...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. We were a family of 4 adults and 4 kids just in Hervey Bay for the night. We initially considered the Mantra as it was central but so glad we chose this place. The cabins were clean and spacious, the kids...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Angiegange
Response from SanctuaryLakes, Manager at Sanctuary Lakes Fauna RetreatResponded yesterday

You are very welcome - I'm so glad you didn't choose the Mantra too lol. :-) We now have some baby ducks in the late - they are pretty cute too.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Third visit to Sanctuary Lakes Resort....this time we decided to stay for a week while my granddaughter played hockey in the Queensland Titles....we stayed in a family unit which is a bit roomier than the one bedroom units....nothing fancy but clean and has everything you...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank bestcp
Response from SanctuaryLakes, Manager at Sanctuary Lakes Fauna RetreatResponded yesterday

Thank you for your suggestion - we will certainly look into something - we had considered a treasure hunt style but still in thinking processes lol.

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Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is a unique holiday destination like no other in Hervey Bay. The 36 private, individual lakefront villas are surrounded by 10 acres of lush nature reserve, teeming with More wildlife. Each villa is self-contained with a balcony overlookig our lake, providing the perfect setting for your family holiday or quiet getaway.Just 300 metres from the best beach in Hervey Bay, it's pricless. For your meals you can either cook in your villa, on our array of barbeques near every villa or dine out at a fantastic variety of restuarants close to the retreat. For your supplies, Urangan Shopping Centre is only minutes away, or stroll down to the fish co-op in the morning and select seafood that has been caught fresh daily. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
36
Price range
US$77 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sanctuary Lakes Beach Resort
Location
Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
36
Price range
US$77 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sanctuary Lakes Beach Resort
Location
Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
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Room & Suite (42)
Pool & Beach (18)
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"Part of the park had better quality wi-fi other than that all the cabins overlooked the lake."
R675KSkimb
24 Nov 2018
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"We had a family unit near the entrance....very handy but a bit of traffic past your door..."
bestcp
4 Oct 2018
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"Any room are great"
nesslay69
24 Jun 2018
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"All cabins are good"
valh656
4 Mar 2018
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