Fauna Australia Wildlife Retreat

Cottage for rent in Lavers Hill

This property has 4 accommodation options

$135.00 - $270.00*per dayprice range estimate*Book a room from $135


Wombat Cottage


Select desired dates and number of guests to see available accommodation options below.
#50984
Joey Room
#51021
max. 3 guests min. 1 nights
A$135.00
nightly from
Joey Room has easy access from your vehicle, with parking at the door. Great for extended families or travelling friends, as a discount applies if other onsite accommodation is also booked. Also ideal for couples/ twin share. It has a kitchenette and ensuite. Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species. Undercover BBQ area in park means you can enjoy all the park has to offer.
Pets not allowed No smoking Television Air conditioning Linen supplied Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
BBQ Wheelchair accessible facilities Heaters provided Parking
Koala Suite
#51020
max. 5 guests min. 1 nights
A$150.00
nightly from
Koala Suite has easy access from your vehicle with parking at your door. It has a separate bedroom with a queen bed. Single/ Bunk bed is situated in an alcove in the living area (suitable for 2 extra adults, or up to 3 children). Disabled Bathroom. It has a self- contained kitchen, and a disabled bathroom (shower only). There is a queen bed in the bedroom with a TV/DVD, and a single & bunk in an alcove of the living area (also with a TV/DVD). Next door, Joey Room is ideal for extended families or travelling friends. Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species. Undercover BBQ area in park means you can enjoy all the park has to offer.
Pets not allowed No smoking Television Air conditioning Linen supplied Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
BBQ Wheelchair accessible facilities Heaters provided Parking
Kangaroo Unit
#51022
max. 6 guests min. 1 nights
A$210.00
nightly from
Situated inside the park amongst the wildlife, Kangaroo Family Unit is for larger groups who don't mind bunking together. Fully self-contained with room to spread out. Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species. Large private dorm (only for your family/ group)with solid partitions and bi-fold doors screening sleeping areas. Double bed, 2 singles and a bunk with all linen supplied. Fully self-contained with kitchen, laundry and bathroom. Inside park grounds, with animal feed supplied for close interaction (including with our friendly koalas). Reverse cycle A/C. Suitable for up to 6 people.
Pets not allowed No smoking Television Air conditioning Linen supplied Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
BBQ Wheelchair accessible facilities Cooking facilities Electric stove Heaters provided Microwave
Parking
Wombat Cottage
#51019
max. 4 guests min. 1 nights
A$270.00
nightly from
Wombat Cottage is ideal for couples, small families, or if you are traveling with close friends. It is a one bedroom cottage situated inside the park, right where the animals roam. The bedroom contains a queen bed with separate TV and DVD player. The lounge/ living area has 2 singles (one with trundle) for an extra 1-3 persons. It has a spa, 68cm TV/DVD in the lounge & a 51cm TV/DVD in the bedroom (so you can still put young children to bed early), washing machine and drier, and fully S/C kitchen. It has a reverse cycle airconditioner.
Pets not allowed No smoking Kitchen Television Air conditioning Linen supplied
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities BBQ Cooking facilities Electric stove Heaters provided Microwave
Parking

Welcome to Fauna Australia Wildlife Retreat.

A place to stay that is central to all our local attraction. Situated at Lavers Hill, the highest town on the Great Ocean Road and close to all the major attractions in our area. The Twelve Apostles, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Melba Gully, Triplet Falls and the Cape Otway Lighthouse are only a short drive away.

The accommodation is situated amongst our private Australian Wildlife Park. Meet Koalas, Kangaroos and Wombats plus many weird and unusual other Aussie animals. Stay and make some new Aussie friends. Up close personal Koala meet and greet experience included with your stay. Proceeds from your stay go towards the care and maintenance of the wildlife.

We have various types of accommodation to suit different needs and budgets.  We appreciate how difficult it is to sleep in new surroundings. All our beds are nice and comfortable, to make sure you sleep well and recoupe and recharge from your adventure. All accommodation has access to the wildlife.  Wombat Cottage and Kangaroo Unit are situated inside the park allowing you to watch and feed the animals from your accommodation.  Koala Suite & Joey Room have easy access from the carpark..  Animal feed is provided for close interaction and our up close Koala experience is offered to all guests. ALL LINEN IS PROVIDED. All you need to bring is food to eat for yourselves. We have several food establishments only 2km away if you don't feel like cooking and want a night out.

 

Wombat Cottage

Queen Bed/Single Bed/Trundle Bed/Sleeps 4

Situated inside the park amongst the wildlife, Wombat Cottage is fully self-contained.  It has a separate  bedroom with a queen bed.  Two single beds (one with trundle) are situated in the living area.  Suitable for up to 4 people.  Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species. Gas BBQ.  Free-standing accommodation, with it's own private yard. Situated inside the grounds.

Koala Suite

Queen Bed/Single Bed/Bunk Bed/Sleeps 5

Koala Suite has easy access from your vehicle with parking at your door.   It has a separate bedroom with a queen bed.  Single/ Bunk bed is situated in an alcove in the living area (suitable for 2 extra adults, or up to 3 children.  Disabled Bathroom.  S/C kitchen.  Next door, Joey Room is ideal for extended families or travelling friends.  Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species. Undercover BBQ area in park means you can enjoy all the park has to offer.

Joey Room

Queen Bed/Trundle Bed/Sleeps 3

Joey Room has easy access from your vehicle, with parking at the door.  Great for extended families or travelling friends, as a discount applies if other onsite accommodation is also booked.  Also ideal for couples/ twin share.  It has a kitchenette and ensuite.  Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species.  Undercover BBQ area in park means you can enjoy all the park has to offer.

Kangaroo Unit

Double Bed/Two Single Beds/Bunk Bed/Sleeps 6

Situated inside the park amongst the wildlife, Kangaroo Family Unit is for larger groups who don't mind bunking together.  Partitions and folding doors screen off sleeping areas.  Fully self-contained with room to spread out.  Animal feed supplied for close interaction, & torch provided to view nocturnal species.Situated inside the park amongst the wildlife, Kangaroo Unitis fully self-contained.  It has a separate  bedroom with a double bed,  two single beds and one bunk bed. Suitable for up to 6 people. 

 

Colac-Lavers Hill Road, Lavers Hill VIC 3238, Australia

Pets not allowed
No smoking
Kitchen
Television
Air conditioning
Linen supplied
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
BBQ
Wheelchair accessible facilities
Cooking facilities
Electric stove
Heaters provided
Microwave
Parking

Booking Conditions

All bookings are subject to the acceptance of the booking conditions and cancellation policy.

All Accommodation is NON-SMOKING

  1. The front door is to be kept closed and locked at all times (not ajar even when un-packing car).

  2. The facilities and wildlife are for guests only.

  3. The door code is not to be shared with non paying guests.

  4. We are a non-smoking facility.  If smoking outside all rubbish is to be picked up.

  5. No excessive drinking.

  6. Areas marked Private, Staff Only, No Entry or roped off areas are off limits.

  7. The animals are a special added bonus to the accommodation and staying with us does not entitle you special rights to the animals.  We do different things with the animals at different times and days.

  8. Anyone caught harassing, hurting or tormenting the wildlife will be asked to leave without refund. 

  9. All children are to be supervised by an accompanying adult or responsible person. 

  10. We endeavor to give guests an up-close personal experience and it is very important that you follow any directions given.  Failure to do so terminates the experience.

  11. The wildlife have claws, teeth and have very unpredictable movements so they can bite, scratch or knock you over.  If you choose to interact, touch or feed the wildlife you do so at your own risk.

  12. During the Koala Experience the Koalas are not to be disturbed by noises, branch movements or any other distractions at any time.  All instructions are to be followed.

  13. It is a shared facility and all other guests will be respected.

  14. We do not accept payment through third parties.

  15. Sometimes human error occurs in relation to bookings.  Every effort will be made to rectify the problem.

  16. We live in an area where power outages occur, these are beyond our control.  Every effort is made to make your stay as comfortable as possible.  

  17. Equipment failures occur without warning.  Every effort will be made to rectify the problem.

  18. If any problems occur you will let us know as soon as they happen, so they can be rectified.

  19. We have the right to change booking conditions/ tariffs at any time.  Please check site for up to date information.

  20. We rely on tank water for all our water needs. Every effort is made to ensure supply and water is purchased when required. Delivery cannot be guarenteed.
  21. If I break any of the conditions, I understand that I may be asked to leave with no refund

Check in is 4pm - Check out is 10am

50% of the full amount is required on booking and the remaining 50% due 7 days prior to arrival.  1 night stays require the full booking amount 100%.

100% of the full amount is required for Christmas and Easter Bookings

Tentative bookings will be held for 5 days without confirmation deposit.

A $50.00 Cancellation fee applies to all cancellations.

No refund on early departures, days booked on invoice are days paid for.All tariffs are subject to change.

Cancellation policy

Standard industry cancellation fees apply to all bookings above 1 night: 21-60 days prior to booking date - 50% of deposit.Up to 21 days prior to booking date - 100% deposit.Up to 7 days prior and after arrival - 100% of total price.

1 night stays forgo the full deposit on cancellation.  In extenuating circumstance, a credit may be offered to change the date of arrival.

As many bookings are made well in advance, the days you book are held/provided for you.  In many instances we have people wishing to book the same days.  These people miss out and find accommodation elsewhere.  If you choose to cancel a booking every effort will be made to rebook the room, but this may be unsuccessful.  Please refer to our cancellation policy.

Enjoy feeding the kangaroos, wallabies and wombats. Pat a koala or visit the famous glowworms at Melba Gully at night.

Relax in our comfortable accommodation and make some new Aussie friends.

Conditions of Use

No smoking.

No unauthorised visitors/ guests.

Adult tariif covers guests over 18 years.

From Apollo Bay: Turn right at the T intersection at Lavers Hill. We are 2km from Lavers Hill on the left.

From Port Campbell: Continue through Lavers Hill and we are 2km from Lavers Hill on the left.

From Colac: At Colac turn towards Otway Fly Treetop Adventures / Lavers Hill/ Gellibrand. Continue through Gellibrand and head up the hill. At Ferguson turn right at the T intersection. We are 12km from the turn off, just after the forest after passing through the famland on the right

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