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Bungalow Bay Koala Village

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable stay here. The cabins were basic but clean. The wildlife on the site was really cool, waking up to wallaby's outside your room is a lovely experience. The kitchen was clean but lacked bug protection. Really nice atmosphere here in the evenings with games and music. We enjoyed the breakfast with the koalas, it was a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I went on the koala tour and really enjoyed it. The animals seem to be well looked after and the guide Yana was very informative and funny and spoke very clearly which is good as it appears they get alot of international backpackers (is joined to a yha hostel). I did not stay at the hostel so I cannot comment...

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Thank Eloise199
London
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I came across this on a day trip from Towsnville to Magentic Island. Hopped off the bus ($7 day pass - very good value) and had a look. The tour is well worth it as you have a knowledgeable guide. I think the extra to hold the koala is also worth it as it is on many peoples bucket list...

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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Of we went on the Sealink ferry for breakfast with a difference, bus to Bungalow Bay located in Horseshoe Bay on Magnetic Island . Paid for breakfast in advance and to hold a Koala. 0830 and we are shown to the breakfast area and had the best breakfast I have had in a long while, and there was plenty of...

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Thank Russell O
Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here two nights. The rooms were clean, if a little hot as there is no air-conditioning. Toilet and shower room in my dorm could have been cleaned better. Has a cosy bar which gets quite lively. Has a pool, bean bags to laze on and free parking if you hire a car. Quiet too.

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

People are not exaggerating when they talk about the amount of animals around this place. There are wallabies, possums, parrots and goannas literally everywhere. If this sounds like heaven/hell this will determine whether you love/hate this place. The log cabins are clean and affordable, no a/c so can get very hot. Very dark at night so bring torch and mosquito...

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Thank Hc195
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I didn't stay here as my accommodation but I visited the koala park for one of the tours. I would recommend this place to anyone. The love and care for these animals is clear and that to me is very important. You are given lots of information about the animals and the tour guide was really funny. I held a...

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Thank Annabel H
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The surroundings of the village is very relaxed and tranquil. Unfortunately when it comes time to use the shared amenities, it's very grose and dissapointing. Mouldy and extremely unclean showers. And stinky toilets.

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Thank Fiona P
United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This hostel was one big disappointment. It's advertised as a 'koala village', now I'm not expecting to be living with a bunch of koalas for the entire stay, but the only way to see one during your stay is to pay extra: not advertised. Also, the 'breakfast with koalas' is just another scam. Although it isn't stated on any advertisement...

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Victoria
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We Discovered this place while we were touring the island on scooters and booked for the following day for "Breakfast with the Koalas " We paid $32 each and it wasn't until we were at the breakfast that we realized that we had to pay an extra $18 to hold the Koala bear The breakfast was nice and it was...

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The stunning landscape of this island on the Great Barrier Reef makes this destination truly distinctive & attractive to the eco conscious traveller. Bungalow Bay focuses on delivering a Australian Experience complete with boutique wildlife sanctuary ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Address: 40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia (Formerly Geoff's Place)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range: $66 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bungalow Bay Koala Village 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Get off 1 stop before Horseshoe Bay or walk about 10 minutes back to this location.”
 of 5 bubbles dennisp67, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Chalets are basic but functional with good bedding supplied.”
 of 5 bubbles paulwD3027RL, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room near toilet block, if you need to get up in the night because of typical animal/insects that come out at night !!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Nicola522014, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bungalow for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles Vickie_Biku, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“do the Koala experience!”
 of 5 bubbles jgooger, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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