1. Australia
  2. VIC
  3. Phillip Island and Gippsland
  4. Venus Bay
  5. #52828

The Black Shack Treetop Retreat

House, Venus Bay

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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Min 3 - 4 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 bathrooms


This secluded beach retreat, nestled among the coastal tea-trees of Venus Bay, is the perfect place for a seaside getaway.

The Master Bedroom has a queen sized bed and an ensuite, the second bedroom has a queen sized bed and the third has two sets of bunks.

The huge deck out front is perfect for relaxing on the hammock or a sunset BBQ. If the weather doesnt permit being outside, we have tonnes of DVDs, Playstation and games for all ages fishing rods and sports equipment also available

You will need to bring along your own towels and all linen but other than that you should find everything you need to make your stay at Black Shack enjoyable and comfortable.

Please: No big group bookings, schoolies or Pipi hunters - this house is really suited to one or two small families.

Venus Bay

Venus Bay is a small coastal settlement, nestled in vegetated sand dunes that back onto the wild waters and golden sands of the Bass Strait coastline. Close to the township, there are five superb surf beaches that are patrolled by surf lifesavers in the summer months, as well as the state's longest sand spit at Anderson Inlet, where you can find safe, sheltered beaches ideal for families and swimming. The coastline from Venus Bay to Cape Liptrap offers visitors the chance to see an old lighthouse and native Australian plants and wildlife.

Venus Bay is central to many natural attractions in the South Gippsland area, including Wilsons Promontory National Park, which is just under an hour's drive east.

Things to do

Enjoy excellent surfing and windsurfing

Walk the Point Smythe Nature trail through thick coastal vegetation

Enjoy river, surf and estuary fishing

See kangaroos grazing near mangrove flats along tranquil Anderson Inlet

Take a self-guided bushwalk among the tea-tree at Cape Liptrap Coastal Park and see the historic lighthouse

Stroll along the Tarwin Lower boardwalk, which follows the Tarwin River, a good spot for fishing

View abundant bird life and mangroves at Bald Hill wetlands close to Tarwin Lower and heading towards Walkerville.

Head 20kms away to Fishie Pub for a great meal kids play area or an hour to the beauty of Wilsons Prom


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Washing machine

Air conditioning Deck/Patio Dining Dishwasher Heating Iron and board Kitchen Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Pets allowed Refrigerator Satellite/Cable Stereo Stove Toaster Video library Washing machine
The Black Shack Treetop Retreat is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 9.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very spacious and comfortable. Plenty of room and all the facilities we needed for 6 adults and our GSP hound. All 7 of us had a great time. Huge deck was most enjoyable on s sunny weekend.
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Family Place Had a fantastic time at Venus Bay the house was perfect and all the facilties were top notch for families. Plenty to do within walking distance and the kids loved it. Will be back.
Date published: 2016-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality, quiet, and quite cheap! Nice comfy bed in main bedroom. Great showers. Quiet spot & privacy can be had on the deck. The kitchen has EVERYTHING. (Perhaps the cleaner could put all the crockery & cutlery through the dishwasher, though, as we found this is what we needed to do) A certain person had GREAT fun with the coffee-maker, and we both got very fond of the tame magpies. Wish it had a bath, but probably not when you're on tank water :-( Great people to deal with. Prompt replies and v helpful. Great rate for this cool house. We'll be back.
Date published: 2015-11-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great stay We had a wonderful stay here. Beautiful house, loads of natural light and great facilities. Lovely and clean for a pet friendly property and the gated deck was great for our doggy who could lounge around outside in safety. Walking distance to the beach was a great bonus for us. Thanks we thoroughly enjoyed it.
Date published: 2015-01-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Our family had a wonderful holiday, great house and beautiful places to visit or a great place to do nothing. We loved the quietness, the only sounds at night were the waves crashing. Thanks "Life's a Beach"
Date published: 2012-10-24
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