Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

Hervey Bay, Australia 1 Shell Street, Urangan
8.5 Excellent 676 Opinions
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1 Shell Street, Urangan
Hervey Bay, Australia

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Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat offers self-contained, Melanesian-style villas overlooking a lake and surrounded by 10 acres of tropical nature reserve. It is 300 metres from the beach in Hervey Bay.

All the villas of the Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat come with kitchenette facilities, private balcony, air conditioning and TV with DVD player. Free WiFi is offered during guest's stay.

The resort has a swimming pool and barbecue facilities. All tours can be booked through reception.

Close to the Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat you will find the Urangan shopping centre and the fish co-op market.

  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
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Standard Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Standard Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
Standard Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Standard Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
3 40 m2 1 1

With kitchenette and balcony overlooking the lake.…

  • Lake view
  • Garden view
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
Booking from: $85.33
Family Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Family Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
Family Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Family Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
5 68 m2 1 1

With 1 queen-size bed in the main room and 3 singl…

  • Lake view
  • Garden view
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
Double Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Double Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
Double Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Double Villa Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
2 40 m2 1 1

This villa has a balcony, flat-screen TV and microwave.

  • Lake view
  • Garden view
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
Booking from: $84.16
Object reviews
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
Rating: 8.5/10 - Excellent!
8.8 / 10 Value for money
8.3 / 10 Facilities
9.3 / 10 Location
9.1 / 10 Staff
8.5 / 10 Cleanliness
8.5 / 10 Comfort
10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Un angolocdicnatura a pochi passi dal Urgangan Pier La cortesia e la professionalita' della Sigmra Debbie e di suo marito" - Enrico

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Ingen insyn. Låg precis vid vattnet. Stora rum." - Gunilla

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Läget och omgivningen var fantastiskt. Sköldpaddor och fåglar vart man än såg " - Tina

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Alles was top! Geweldige locatie Je voelt alsof je midden in de natuur zit Zeer vriendelijk personeel dat graag een praatje maakt en je graag wil helpen of dingen wil uit leggen." - Foppe

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"De huisjes liggen echt fantastisch aan een meer met heel veel div. soorten vogels, eenden en schildpadden, echt top! Ieder huisjes heeft een eigen veranda waar je van alle moois kunt genieten. Een ..." - Mariëlle

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Geweldige locatie " - Sylvia

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Heerlijk verblijf" - Wim

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Het huisje was geweldig. Het park aan een meertje met heel veel verschillende vogels en schilpadden was top. Alles was schoon. De eigenaar was erg behulpzaam." - Thea

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"I really enjoyed my stay here. A secluded, peaceful location that you wouldn’t expect to find within an established populated area. This retreat offers a fantastic experience for nature lovers, ..." - Kevin

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The location being a few streets back from the beach was perfect and the fact that it was tranquil with lots of wildlife" - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Stayed here because it was a sanctuary with lots of animals and all views to the lake. Was not disappointed! Our show was turtles swimming everywhere in the lake and trying to get onto the bank, ..." - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The location was fantastic." - Margaret

9.00 / 10 - Excellent!

"We booked a 2 days Fraser Island tour and the property provided secure parking which we don’t have to drive around. Also the location is good, it’s almost the last pick up point and first drop off ..." - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Tout, l'emplacement est excellent, près de la plage et autour d'un lac magnifique au milieu des animaux (oiseaux, canards, tortues...) on se croirait loin de la ville alors qu'on est près ..." - Anne-marie

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"lieu très calme, vue magnifique sur un lac, hôte très généreuse et serviable" - Martine

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"La faune : les nichées d'oiseaux,les tortues,le cygne noir sur le lac à nos pieds.Comme le barbecue en libre service La gentillesse de tous : staff et direction" - Lilison

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Un grand bungalow confortable dans un environnement incroyable. Les bungaliws sont situés autour d'un grand étang ou il y a des tortues, différents canards et poules d'eau, sans oublier aussi ..." - Jojo8828

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"L emplacement, la propreté, la gentillesse des propriétaires et les animaux en liberté " - Marj

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Sehr schöne Lage an Teich mit "Wildlife". Extrem ruhige Lage. Sehr freundliches und hilsbereites Personal." - Horst

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Wunderschöne Bungalows in traumhafter Lage am See! Wir waren ganz begeistert! Es war einfach nur toll, die Papageien, die Schilkröten und die vielen anderen Tiere :-) Danke auch an die Besitzer für ..." - Karina

9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Sehr ruhige Anlage mit Wildlife, jedoch machen die Enten und Vögel auch (angenehme) Geräusche . Vermieter super freundlich und hilfsbereit. Preis Leistung Verhältnis klasse " - Kranz

9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Die Häuser liegen direkt an den Teichen und man kann Vögeln, Schildkröten und Kakadus bei ihrem treiben zuschauen. Der Pool ist sehr sauber und das Personal sehr zuvorkommend." - Stephanie

9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Super schöne Lage in der Natur und mittendrin eine total zahme Tierwelt, Schildkröten, Enten, Vögel und wir haben von der Terrasse aus sogar einen Fuchskusus ganz nah beobachten können. Der Aufenthalt..." - Seb_01

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"El entorno de la habitacion, increible la laguna, los animales, vegetacion. " - Elena

7.90 / 10 - Very good!

"Situado en un bonito complejo" - Irene

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"De ver pássaros e cágados quando acordava" - Marcelo

8.30 / 10 - Excellent!

"O local é lindo, muitas aves e pássaros. Espaço do quarto, cozinha e utensílios excelentes. " - Luis

8.00 / 10 - Very good!

"Os chalés são bons , e acordar com o som dos animais foi incrível minha filha ficou encantada a todo momento alimentava os patos e as tartarugas Eles são cordiais e atenciosos" - Christiane

Important information


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).


Pets are not allowed.

Children and beds

Children of any age are allowed.
Children up to and including 1 year old stay for AUD 30 per person per stay when using an available cot.
Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an existing bed.
No extra beds are available.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Important information

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.
Please note the credit card and photo ID presented upon check in must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation.

Please note that free WiFi is limited to 100MB or 24 hours, whichever comes first.

Please note a baby cot is available free of change for children under the age of 2.

English Check in: from 14:00 to 17:00
Check-in and check-out times Check out: to 10:00
  • Parking
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • WiFi available in all areas
Common areas
  • Garden
  • Sun terrace
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
  • Internet services
  • WiFi
  • Free WiFi
Reception services
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Invoices
Entertainment and family services
  • Children''s playground
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Kids'' outdoor play equipment
Food & Drink
  • BBQ facilities
  • Snack bar
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Pool and wellness
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Fence around pool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Mini-market on site
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Fire extinguishers
Cleanliness & disinfecting
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Safety features
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Process in place to check health of guests
Physical distancing
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Cashless payment available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas