Explore this amazing property full of wildlife and parklike surrounds with only a few minutes walk to the Inlet beach.

The house sleeps 16 comfortably and is ideal for multiple families or small groups.

The upper level of the house has a fully equipped kitchen, 2 Queen bedrooms, 2 bunk bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 lounge rooms, TV and DVD player, a large dining room, 2 Split Systems, and covered deck offering views of the Inlet.

The lower level also has a fully equipped kitchen, 1 queen bedroom, 1 bunk bedroom, 1 bathroom, large lounge, TV and DVD player, dining room, 1 Split System, Laundry, gas BBQ, front and rear decks.

Bring your own linen - towels/sheets/pillow slips, or hire linen for a service fee.

Note: This is a Non-Smoking House

The Location

Venus Bay is approx 165kms south east of Melbourne. Travel time from City via Monash Freeway is approximately 2 hours.

The town is nestled into the sand dunes on a narrow peninsula of land bordered on one side by the ocean beaches of Bass Strait and on the other by the calm waters of Anderson Inlet.

The sandy beaches stretch for 22km and include 5 magnificent surf beaches. Beach number 1 is patrolled by surf lifesavers during the summer months. The huge beaches are great for surfing, ocean fishing, swimming, walking, windsurfing, body surfing and beachcombing.

Explore the rugged natural beauty of Venus Bay with a bushwalk in Cape Liptrap Coastal Park to spot the wildlife and admire the striking scenery. Visit Cape Liptrap Lighthouse or try some of the boating experiences.

The Tarwin River flows into Venus Bay providing a tidal river which is perfect for river and estuary fishing. Fishing platforms along the bank provide excellent access to the river for anglers. Alternatively, cycle the bike path from Venus Bay to Tarwin Lower or just stroll along the boardwalk which follows Tarwin River.

Anderson's Inlet is the state's longest sand spit. Stroll along the 2km walking path, discover the rich bird life in the wetlands and mangroves or try fishing in the Inlet's sheltered waters.

Venus Bay is also central to many natural attractions in the South Gippsland area, situated midway between Wilsons Promontory National Park and Philip Island.


Just a few minutes drive to Venus Bay central, there is a licensed General Store, Cafe's, Restaurants, Fishing and Tackle shop, Gift Shop, Gallery, and a range of coastal activities and markets.

The nearby Tarwin Hotel supplies a courtesy bus on weekends with door-to-door pickup and return on request with a variety of shops and Tennis Court hire.

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Kanga Retreat is rated 3.3636 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Love the property being double storey, excellent having different living areas.
Date published: 2013-11-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from the seclusion and surrounding flora was a great part of this property with plenty of room to explore and for the kids to play. the bonus of 2 kitchens and three bathrooms was really good as dinner and breakfast became an easy time.
Date published: 2012-06-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very spacious both house and land in a secluded location. Kangaroos and kookaburras on your doorstep. Beautiful area
Date published: 2012-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This property is spacious and has room for everybody,especially large and diverse family groups.In addition,it is very clean,well managed and patched on very private and exclusive property- Hendrix
Date published: 2012-01-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from There area around was wonderful. To have such a good space away from others was fantastic. kangaroos and echindas along with the kookaburras was a treat Having airconditioners was positive as it was hot when we were there.
Date published: 2012-01-05


Stayz Rental Guarantee Stayz Rental Assurance Features

Airconditioning, Washing Machine, Parking

13 acres land size
Clothes dryer
Cooking Facilities
DVD player
Ironing Facilities
Washing Machine


Additional Charges

Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
* $425 $850 $2975 2 $0 $0
* $460 $920 $3220 2 $0 $0
* $425 $850 $2975 2 $0 $0
* $460 $920 $3220 2 $0 $0
* $450 $900 $3150 2 $0 $0
* $485 $970 $3395 2 $0 $0
* $450 $900 $3150 2 $0 $0
* $485 $970 $3395 2 $0 $0
* $450 $900 $3150 2 $0 $0
* $485 $970 $3395 2 $0 $0
* $450 $900 $3150 2 $0 $0
* $485 $970 $3395 2 $0 $0
* $450 $900 $3150 2 $0 $0
Additional Costs
Mandatory costs Optional costs*
Bond deposit $200 p/s Linen Hire $20 p/p
Cleaning Fee $80 p/s

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.

Prices listed based on 16 adults. Property has 13 beds and can sleep a maximum 16 people.

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