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El Arish, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We stayed at On the Wallaby last weekend it was fabulous. Spotlessly clean. Great BBQ fantastic staff. We went Canoeing on the lake saw lots of wildlife Turtles lizards etc. I recommend you give this a try it is truly a great spot to put your head down.

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Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night as part of the "on the wallaby tour" and wished I could have stayed a couple more nights. Staff make you feel welcome straight away and it has such a laidback and relaxed atmosphere :)

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Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Hospitality is fantastic, made so welcome by Tracey. Darius was the canoe guide did an amazing job even tho we all had to use ochre and paint each other...was a lot of fun. Perfect to relax and enjoy the barbque with some wine and share great company. The Visitor Info volunteers from Mission Beach thank you, this backpackers is well...

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Thank Kaye M
Reviewed 11 October 2014

So myself and 12 other backpackers from grasshopper travel stayed here for 2 nights , we were warmly welcomed by Tracey who gave us an amazing stay, such a homely environment, spotless comfy dorms, amazing bbq each evening and some amazing In house tours that we did not to mention playing with the friendly dogs ive travelled the whole east...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Unfortunately we could only stay one night. But these two days have been the best we had during our holiday in Cairns. We felt welcome since the first minute. Everyone was friendly, relaxed and easy - going. We experienced a lot of different things, like mountainbiking, canouing, swimming, the rainforest, waterfalls.... and everything just in two days :-) We would...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Spent two nights there, and really liked it. 3 reasons to go there 1. The hostel is a very nice place, clean and tidy with a good atmosphere. Feels like at home. Cheap breakfast (5$), nice people. Couches, books and games available. 2. They are proposing half day trips (bicycle and kayak) with a guide for 40$. Clearly worth it...

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Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

It was very clean and well set up in a pleasant setting. We were made welcome as soon as we arrived. The supper was very good and cheap so was our breakfast. We took the canoe trip in the morning which was magical. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Nice place to stay.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2014

An excellent way to explore the tablelands! My two daughters and I took the 2 day trip. We had an exciting first day with Bart and an excellent second day with Megan. We walked in the rainforest, saw a lot of wildlife, beautiful waterfalls, paddled, mountain biked and had great food for lunch, dinner BBQ and morning breakfast. We saw...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2014

i had the best time in the tablelands, first with a great day trip, after that we got the best BBQ you could think of, the rooms were perfect and it is a nice and quite place. we went mountainbiking the day after with a guy called Darius he is a great guide, after that we went Canoeing to end...

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Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

On the wallaby tour with Steve (tour guide) was super recommendable. He is such a nice guy, explains thoroughly every spot, he takes it easy as us, and he is fun, because he takes the trip with us like he was one of us, not just the guide. You can tell he loves his job, and that's paid off. He...

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A home for those who roam... Well presented, excellent value-for-money and warmly welcoming. On the Wallaby lodge is nestled in the hills of the beautiful Atherton Tablelands (1hr from Cairns) and is everything you've ever wanted or imagined budget accommodation could be. Campers and vans also welcome! On the Wallaby also specialises in catering for special interest and study groups. Tours include- Free guided platypus spotting , Wildlife Canoeing, Night Canoeing and Mountain Biking ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Wallaby Lodge

Address: 34 Eacham Rd, Yungaburra, Queensland 4884, Australia (Formerly On The Wallaby Backpackers Lodge)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Yungaburra
Price Range: $49 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — On the Wallaby Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Offers dorms, twins and doubles. All clean and comfortable.”
DevonBey, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Double is perfect for couples, the Twin is great for Friends or if you're on a tighter Budged you can go for the Triple or Dorm Room.”
Reisemeise88, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“don't pay for more than the "free 15 minutes of wifi" On The Wallaby offers... talk to the humans around you :)”
elise_ht, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are a little toasty!”
559rileym, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Travel with friends, it seemed that it would be boring without them”
406michalh, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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