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Otira On Needle's Eye offers peace and quiet while staying on Phllip Island. You can take in the serenity of country living which is only 90 minutes from Melbourne.

This farm stay is situated between the township of Cowes and the famous Penguin Parade. Located inland and surrounded by gently undulating tree lined paddocks. The farm is close to the all of Phillip Island's natural attractions which are within 15 minutes travel.

The homestead was built by John's parents in the 1920s. There are three in-house rooms; two double rooms with ensuites and one twin bedroom upstairs, with a private bathroom. Afternoon tea is available on arrival.

The Garden Cottage overlooks lawns and flower beds and is most suitable for families. The cottage has two bedrooms one queen side bed and two single beds. The fridge is well stocked with breakfast provisions and the children are encouraged to collect the hen's eggs for breakfast.
There is a tennis court for guest use. rackets available. Children have a safe environment to play in the garden.

John, a third generation Islander, is happy to talk farming to guests. Local knowledge is shared with all.

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Price & booking


$200.00 - $350.00

Garden Cottage

Two bedroom self-contained cottage, with one queen size and two single beds. Kitchenette, and barbecue for all cooking needs. Small living area opens into the Garden. Laundry facilities available.

Double Room

Two rooms with ensuite in the homestead. One upstairs and one downstairs. Each has a Queen bed with electric blankets.

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  • BBQ facilities
  • Car park
  • Laundry
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
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  • Free Wifi