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Barramunga Rainforest Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 50 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Barramunga Rainforest Retreat is a 3 bedroom home surrounded by the best of the Otways..

Peace, tranquillity with a feeling of isolation awaits you at Barramunga Rainforest Retreat.

Nestled in the heart of the magnificent Great Otway National Park this rainforest retreat set on 25 acres of magnificent secluded forest offers you the perfect getaway with lots or little to do.

Sleeping 6, this fully self-contained retreat house is one hour & 10mins from Geelong, 30 minutes from the Great Ocean Roads popular Apollo Bay beaches and restaurants and 10 minutes from Australia’s largest mountain bike trails at Forrest.

Ample walking trails, waterfalls, ferny gullies, towering mountain Ash Trees, the lovely lake Elizabeth, Stevenson’s Falls and the fine dining establishments in Forrest are on or nearby this property.

NB: Our property has a rather steep driveway so guests with 4WD or AWD or rear wheel drive will have very easy access both in and out of property. Guests with front wheel drive vehicles only, can park at the top the hill and walk down the steep section to the house.

Easily accessed through Forrest (inland route) or if coming from 12 Apostles via Apollo Bay (Coastal Route).


$650 for weekend Friday to Sunday for 2 Adults and 2 Children (Linen supplied)

PLEASE NOTE: Minimum 2 night stay

Long weekends 3 night Minimum

Easter 4 night Minimum

More Details

Gary Plumridge
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Barramunga, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • forests
*30 minutes from Great Ocean Road & Apollo Bay *One hour to world famous 12 Apostles *10 Minutes to Australia's best Mountain bike trails at Forrest *Bike hire available at Forrest.


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Barramunga Rainforest Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful and peaceful surrounds.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for allowing us to use your beautiful home in the Otways. The location was outstanding and everything in the house was extremely well maintained and very clean. Wonderfully comfortable beds. The whole family particularly enjoyed the effective wood burner, the table tennis (also in excellent condition) and the walks on the property. Great place in a great area.

Only challenge was the steep driveway as our car slid on the coarse gravel when it went up, even on dry days.

  • Review Submitted: 16/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sharon for this wonderful review of Barramunga Rainforest Retreat. We are glad you enjoyed the family friendly facilities provided and the location being close to Forrest and the Great Ocean Road/Apollo Bay. We apologise for the steep drive way and have altered our property description to suggest it is most suited to 4wd or Awd or rear wheel drive vehicles if you go right down to the house. We are working on a permanent solution of sealing the drive way. We appreciate your stay with us.
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Peaceful & secluded

  • 5 of 5

Great base for exploring the Otways and surrounds. Very private, surrounded by beautiful forest. Owner a pleasure to deal with. Definitely recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 15/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your kind remarks about our property at Barramunga. It certainly is well positioned to enjoy the beaches at Apollo Bay, the Great Ocean Road and the waterfalls with the Otways. thanks for the recommendation too!
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Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia

Beautiful rainforest retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at this nice clean, comfortable property. In addition we thoroughly enjoyed the little rainforest walks, and found Gary, the owner, incredibly friendly and accommodating and any questions were promptly answered. This was a great place for kids, plenty of yard to run around in and the lovely walks to explore.

  • Review Submitted: 15/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your kind review of Barramunga Rainforest Retreat. Glad you enjoyed the rainforest walk on the property and that your children enjoyed the grassed open spaces too.
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Amazing cabin & location!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Barramunga Rainforest Retreat was an amazingly pleasant experience! Not only is it situated in an absolutely sublime location, (right in the midst of the great otway national forest), the house itself is remarkable. There's heaps to do & explore, with there also being a couple of walking paths on the location, (many intense games of table tennis were had also).

All in all, incredibly impressed with the house & would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 06/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your generous review of Barramunga Rainforest Retreat. We are thrilled to hear you loved the location and the features of the property including the Table Tennis Table! Look forward to having you stay with us again.
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