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“Gong & Cone - unique relaxation.”

Mount Romance - The Sandalwood Factory
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: VISIT MT ROMANCE, THE SANDALWOOD FACTORY TODAY. Take a journey through MT Romance to discover why we've been the leading producer of Australian Sandalwood oil and Sandalwood beauty products for over 15 years. Open 7 days. FREE INFORMATION TOURS: Embark on a journey that takes you from the wild red WA outback through to the perfume houses of Paris and India's bustling bazaars. Join one of our daily information tours to learn about the many uses of Sandalwood and see how this fragrant wood is processed at Mt Romance for use around the world. CAFE: Visitors can taste light lunch, morning and afternoon tea are also available at the Sandalwood Cafe, including locally roasted coffee and homemade cakes. RELAXATION: The Cone, Gong and Bowl - A unique relaxation experience developed right here at Mt Romance. This is a break that will refresh, recharge and replenish like no other. The sounds of the Gong have been used through the ages in the ancient East. Combine this with the effects of Sandalwood oil, prized since Biblical times for the beauty of its scent, and the soothing space of the 'Cone' to enjoy a 1-hour destination experience that you truly get to take home with you - the benefits will linger long after the visit ends. Bookings essential. SHOP: Browse our magnificent showroom and select from skin care products produced on site. Sandalwood is not only recognized for its relaxation properties but also for its soothing, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. To learn more contact Mt Romance today.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Was lucky enough to try this when visiting Mt Romance Sandalwood Factory, which is a great interesting & beautiful place to visit in itself. The guided tour & history of Sandalwood was also interesting. The products are lovely & I thought were well priced. The Gong & Cone is a relaxing experience where you lay in a beautiful big tee pee type tent, with the most amazing starlit ceiling & relax/meditate/doze whatever, to the beating sound of the Bongs & the deep, therapeutic wafting of Sandalwood. We came away totally relaxed & rejuvenized. We were also given a Sandalwood silk scarfe to put under the pillow at night, which is calming. Would recommend to everyone.

Thank RozfromOz
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Reviewed 26 April 2013

Mt Romance Sandalwood factory is a unique place. This is the worlds largest distillery of Australian Sandalwood oil. This outlet has many health and beauty products , even wine infused with the sandalwood oil. I purchase my aftershave gel and deodorant from here.
The products do last a long time so they are good value for the price.

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Reviewed 28 March 2013

Positives - we had no idea about the origins and use of sandalwood, so this was a good education.
Negatives - the price of goods for sale was extortionate compared with buying the same goods elsewhere

Thank 60-degreese-North
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Charli H, Assistant Marketing Manager at Mount Romance - The Sandalwood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2013

Hi 60-Degreese-North

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate all feedback as it helps us to continually improve our products and services. We make the majority of our products onsite using organic and indigenous certified Australian Sandalwood oil. Although we are the largest Sandalwood distillery in the world, the area that makes our creams, lotions and perfumes is a boutique sized manufacturer. We focus on quality more than quantity and are in the process now to refresh our packaging increase value for money.

Customers can see our range of products and prices onj our website. To get more value for your money, you can also sign up to be a rewards club member on our website which entitles you to receive up to 2 special offers per month by email (unsubscribe any time). These offers can include free freight, free gifts with purchases and sometimes up to 50% off selected product. When applicable, these same specials are also available in our factory outlets in Albany, Broome and Kununurra.

Thanks again for your feedback and we are really pleased to hear you found our free information tour educational. From the oil extraction process and rich history to sustainability and the properties and uses - the Sandalwood story is full of so many interesting facts with something to interest everyone.

We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 27 December 2012

Stopped off at Sandalwood Factory Cafe on the road back to Perth on Boxing Day to have lunch as very few cafes/restaurants were open in Albany that day. Highly recommend. I had a lovely chicken salad with the most sublime inhouse-made mango chutney. Exactly what I was looking for after the excesses of Christmas Day. Great coffee and friendly staff. Cakes also looked gorgeous. Was able to purchase a jar of the chutney and stock up on favourite Mt Romance products. This cafe has to be one the region's best. Now on my must do list whenever we are in Albany.

Thank Jill236
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Reviewed 6 April 2012

On our recent visit to the Mount Romance Sandalwood Factory we indulged ourselves and took the most pleasant hour 'out' participating in "The Cone The Gong and the Bowl" experience. Sandalwood really does have some relaxing vapours, and combined with a bit of yoga and gong playing over our bodies, we could truly go to a deeply relaxing place in our minds for a lovely dreamy escape. I highly recommend this wonderful experience.
The shop is laid out beautifully, and their products are lovely.

2  Thank Lovealifeoftravel
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