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Set on the fringe of East Gippsland's lowland forests, Araluen Park Cottages boasts a unique setting amongst some of Victoria's most beautiful countryside. Adjacent to the Colquhoun State Forest, you can enjoy the tranquillity of sustainable living whilst being only minutes from the coastal town of Lakes Entrance and the vast Gippsland Lakes.

Each secluded fully self-contained cottage enjoys views of the native flora and fauna found in the rainforest gullies extending throughout the property (of over 40 acres).

Every cottage has been constructed and furnished so to minimise your environmental footprint without compromise to the comforts of country living. With finely restored antique furniture, ornate plaster finishes and original handcrafted lead-light window features, the cottages offer their visitors the opportunity to enjoy a sanctuary amongst nature.

Whether you are looking for a weekend-getaway, or a more lengthy escape to explore the local area, make Araluen Park your destination.

Content: MA Murrell & PW Murrell

Price & booking

Lilly Pilly Cottage

1 Room

Lilly Pilly Cottage is spacious and fully self contained. A full kitchen is provided and the cottage has one bedroom with a full en-suite attached. Furnishings are a blended mixture of antique, vintage and modern, providing a balance of quality and practicality. The focal point in the lounge area is an antique mantle piece surrounding an enclosed wood fire. The bedroom has a queen size brass bed, vintage dressing table and wardrobe, and an antique barley twist Jacobean lounge. Outside, a veranda surrounds the cottage on three sides, providing vistas of the surrounding forests and landscapes. Farm fresh eggs, bacon, a selection of cereals and toast are included for breakfast each morning of your stay.

Type Valid Price
Overnight
Rate is per night and includes breakfast for each morning of your stay.
01/01/14 - 30/06/16 $120.00 - $190.00

Lomandra Cottage

1 Room

Lomandra Cottage is spacious and fully self contained, including a full kitchen, with one bedroom and full en-suite. A focal point of Lomandra Cottage is the original four poster queen size bed. The lounge area has an antique mantle piece surrounding an enclosed wood fire. The bedroom also has an antique dressing table and wardrobe. On the deck outside the cottage, there are views down the gully to rainforests. Farm fresh eggs, bacon, a selection of cereals and toast are included for breakfast each morning of your stay.

Type Valid Price
Overnight
Rate is per night and includes breakfast for each morning of your stay.
01/01/14 - 30/06/16 $120.00 - $190.00

Boobialla Cottage

1 Room

Boobialla Cottage is a spacious and fully self contained two bedroom cottage, both with full en-suites. Each bedroom has four poster brass beds, a queen size in one bedroom and a king size in the other. The lounge area has an antique mantle piece surrounding an enclosed wood fire. On the deck outside the cottage, there are views to the gully's below. Farm fresh eggs, bacon, a selection of cereals and toast are included for breakfast each morning of your stay. Sleeps four persons.

Type Valid Price
Overnight
Rate is per night and includes breakfast for each morning of your stay.
01/01/14 - 30/06/16 $210.00 - $260.00
Payment methods accepted
Cash Only Cheque EFTPOS PayPal
Cancellation and booking policy

A deposit of 50 per cent by Bank Transfer or cheque is required to secure the booking. Balance of the payment is required on arrival by arrangements with the owners.For cancellation within 72 hours of booking commencement, money paid is not refundable unless the Cottage is re-let. If notice of cancellation is provided more than 72 hours prior to booking commencement a refund will be made. In all cases where a refund is made, a $30.00 cancellation fee will apply.

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Local directions:

From Highway, follow Roadknight Street, Palmers Road, Colquhoun Road to Airfield, then turn into Hoggs Lane.

Facilities:
  • 24 hour reception
  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Gardens in property
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets not allowed
  • Sun deck
  • Walking tracks
  • Wood heater/Pot Belly
Activities:
  • Birdwatching
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Guided walks
  • Wilderness walking
Memberships:
  • Visitor Information Centre
Disabled access:
Boobialla Cottage has wider doorways and a level entry shower in one of the bedroom ensuites.