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Johanna River Farm and Self Contained Cottages

03 5237 4219

Johanna River Farm and Self Contained Cottages offer pet friendly and farm stay at Johanna beach.

Situated midway on the Great Ocean Walk and located in the Otway National Park just off the Great Ocean Road, between Apollo Bay and the 12 Apostles at Johanna Beach, which incorporates The Great Ocean Walk and central to all the sights of the Great Ocean Road and Otway National Park.

Secluded one bedroom spa cottage or family two bedroom self-contained and fully equipped cottages. Beautiful views across the farm to the ocean. Wood fire and equipped with every comfort.

Guests are welcome to explore the 280 acre farm; meeting friendly farm animals, picking fruit and herbs from the orchard, and fresh salad and berries from the guests produce garden (seasonal) collecting eggs from the chickens, bird watching, or exploring fern gullies and bush walking along the river. Torchlight walks under big starry skies to view the glow worms in the fern gully.

The property is located centrally to a range of attractions and activities and all are within an easy scenic drive. The Otway Fly Tree Top walk and the waterfalls and fern gullies of the cool temperate rainforest, and the glow-worms at Melba Gully are a great night time attraction. Visit nearby seaside towns, including the 12 Apostles and the Shipwreck Coast along the way. Down the road is Johanna Beach, a wild surf beach, untamed often deserted and ideal for coastal walks like the Great Ocean Walk, surfing or surf fishing.

Doing the great ocean walk? Let them do all the hard work for you. Your hosts can assist with planning an itinerary to suit your needs and budget. Special packages including catering, transport, luggage pick up and drop off, and quality, private accommodation. Ideal for singles, couples, and small groups.

Content: Johanna River Farm and Self Contained Cottages

Price & booking

Bluegum Cottage

1 Room

Newly renovated with new kitchen and bathroom, updated furnishings and new deck. Bluegum Cottage is a cosy one bedroom hide-away for a couple or twin share with ocean views from your bed, lounge and veranda.

Type Valid Price
Weekend
Two nights. Rate is for two people. Check their website for special tariffs for three or more nights.
28/01/14 - 01/10/16 $410.00
Midweek Rate
Two nights. Rate is for two people. Check their website for special tariffs for three or more nights.
27/01/14 - 01/10/16 $390.00

Blackwood & Teatree Cottage

2 Rooms

Each of the two bedroom cottages can cater for up to five people. Equipped with all the comforts, they are ideal for families and/or friends seeking a private, comfortable place from which to explore the farm and this wonderful region.

Type Valid Price
Weekend Rate
Two nights. Rate is for two people. Additional person tariff applies. Check their special tariffs via their website.
27/01/14 - 01/10/16 $420.00 - $590.00
Midweek Rate
Two nights. Rate is for two people. Additional person tariff applies. Check their special tariffs via their website.
28/01/14 - 01/10/16 $420.00 - $590.00

The Acacia Cottage

1 Room

Ideal for a couple seeking a wonderfully secluded location. The Acacia Cottage has one bedroom with spa and is located on a private part of the farm, in a valley, on the banks of a large dam, with an elevated veranda looking out over the farm to the ocean, forest and surrounding countryside. Small pets are allowed by prior arrangement only.

Type Valid Price
Weekend Rate
Two nights. Rate is for two people. Check their website for special tariffs for three or more nights.
28/01/14 - 01/10/16 $450.00
Midweek Rate
Two nights. Rate is for two people. Check their website for special tariffs for three or more nights.
28/01/14 - 01/10/16 $420.00
Payment methods accepted
MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

A deposit is required to confirm your booking. Balance is payable during your stay. Deposits are non-refundable with less than 21 days notice of cancellation. However, they will make every effort to re-book the cancelled dates. If the cancelled dates are re-booked, deposit will be refunded - less admin fee 10 per cent. For High Season bookings, when balance of accommodation is payable 14 days prior to arrival, total accommodation fee is non-refundable with less than 14 days notice of cancellation.Again, they will make every effort to re-book - in which case the total accommodation tariff, less admin fee, will be refunded. In the event of cancellation an admin fee of 10 per cent of deposit applies to bookings regardless of amount of notice.

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Local directions:

Just off the Great Ocean Road midway between Apollo Bay and Port Campbell. Nearest town is Lavers Hill.

Facilities:
  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Cots available
  • Gardens in property
  • Iron
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Walking tracks
  • Wood heater/Pot Belly
Activities:
  • Birdwatching
  • Farm/Station
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Hiking/trekking
Opening hours:

The hosts live on-site and are therefore available to guests when ever you need them. If they are off site at anytime they will leave you contact details, so you can get in touch with them.

Memberships:
  • Bed & Breakfast Farmstay and Accommodation Australia
  • Great Ocean Walk Partner
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre