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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved Jabiru Lodge! The staff could not have been more friendly, even taking us to their homestead to see the wildlife and lifestyle there on one of the tours. Fascinating. Loved all the tours and the emus, possum and frilled lizard that visited our lodge. We went all inclusive which included the tours and all food, which was delicious...

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Samantha D, Guest Relations Manager at Jabiru Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing feedback Rob we are delighted to read about your experience at Jabiru Safari Lodge.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Staying in a cabin with fully inclusive services was a brilliant experience. So close to nature and the outback but also the lake and savannah. A terrific place for bird watchers too. Service was lovely and the hosts went above and beyond to ensure I got the most out of my stay.

Thank Imogenwarren
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed in a 'tent' - more a portacabin, with wooden balcony at the front, and corrugated iron extension at the back with bathroom facilities. Not luxurious, but more than adequate. Set in a remote savannah landscape, perfect quiet, animals, birds and lizards passing by all the time. Greg and Margaret own a cattle farm, and run this tourist enterprise...

Thank Mary R
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed in a cabin with electricity - a must have upgrade for us. The best parts of the trip were the wonderful, extensive fresh breakfasts on our balcony in sight of friendly, local emus; kayaking across the lakes surrounded by abundant birdlife; a very personal and unique insight into savanna life from the resident guide (we visited his home...

Thank Sue B
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Something a bit out of the ordinary, the safari is awesome our host was very talkative and informative about the wide range of birds we saw. Dinner at night was superb, a heaped portion of Barramundi and veges was just what we needed.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

From the Emu's that greeted us at the Lodge entrance to the great food and help of the owners, this place is a nature paradise. The tents are comfortable and the main Lodge is right on a lake surrounded by huge trees. You could spend days birding right there. Combine that with guided boat trips and van safaris and you...

Thank Harold B
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Had a great dinner on the deck- with sunset views across the water and then had the safari feel tent accommodation ( do not let the idea of a tent put you off, it has full size beds, shower and toilet inside, it was a lot bigger than most of the motel rooms I stay in) When had the privilege...

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Staying in the deluxe tent while emu's pass the veranda was an unique Experience. Especially because a huntsman spider decided to hunt next to our bed the first night. We enjoyed the Safari and learned a lot on all the Different birds in the mareeba wetlands.

Thank Manouk G
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I had an unbelievable stay at Jabiru Safari Lodge. I don't know where to begin! It is a small family run business, and so you get to know the owners, Margaret and Greg (who are wonderful, kind, genuine people). They spend time and get to know you personally, and tell you about their lifestyle here. The safaris are incredible, both...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was a magical stay everything was wonderful. This has been our best stay in Auz ,The whole place is brilliantly organised and friendly. Our eco tent was very comfortable the food was all delicious. The setting is out of this world and we had two nights could have stayed longer, thank you Margaret and Greg

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jabiru Safari Lodge is a comfortable nature and Outback experience that has been designed to ensure you can experience the wildlife in a natural bush setting. Your Lodge Host and Reserve Guide will make you welcome and be happy to assist to make your stay memorable and rewarding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jabiru Safari Lodge

Address: Pickford Road | PO Box 2446, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mareeba
Price Range: $243 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jabiru Safari Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“These are tents! Ask for electricity.”
suebF3305EJ, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There's two types of rooms: one does not have a power outlet (but you don't need it when you are in the wild!!!)”
hannahj210, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The deluxe lodge meant we could charge our phones for driving directions and contacting relatives.”
44dana, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“deluxe safari cabins are definitely worth the extra cost”
LorenzB_82, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The DeLuxe Tent Cabins are great”
TonKunst, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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