Enjoy a truly memorable overnight experience, being able to enjoy some of Australia's most iconic animals at night when they are most active. This getaway is ideally suited to families, groups and couples who would like to see something different. Each room type has a dedicated animal network channel which allows guests to watch our animals during the night in the comfort of their accommodation like Wilbur our Southern Hairy Nose wombat, Milly and Rubyn our Kangaroo island kangaroos and more.
During your stay, guests can accompany Steve and Loo on their feeding rounds late afternoon and enjoy close up, memorable encounters which truly make your stay one to remember. Self guided tours of the animals at night is also an enchanting experience and allows you to really get to know the antics of native animals including Kangaroos, wallabies, Paddemelons, emus, gliders, tawny frogmouths and all our farm yard animals.
A Twist of Willow's, new Willow Lodge has been specifically built to cater for up to eight guests in comfort. The apartment has four bedrooms, 3 queen beds & the fourth room has 2 king singles, a large bathroom, kitchenette free tea and coffee,extra toilet and a lovely makeup station. There are dining facilities within the lodge, free wifi & foxtel, or relax in the magnificent shearing shed complete with a fireplace and gas barbecue, whilst overlooking our citrus orchard and native wildlife.
In the warmer weather, enjoy a swim in our solar heated salt Swimming pool.
There is also parking space for four vehicles and disabled parking please note that the building is fully disabled compliant.
We are only minutes from the popular Yarra Valley and Dandenong ranges wedding venues and wineries, transfers can be arranged by prior arrangement.
For the more adventurous guests a walk along the Warburton trail to enjoy the many wonderful cafes in Mount Evelyn is a great way to relax and refresh.
Please note our separate Emu cottage can also be booked for an extra four guests.
A Twist of Willow is a unique experience.
Emu Cottage can cater for up to four people in a studio type arrangement one queen bed with two single bunks bedside in the same room.. The Cottage contains a bathroom, with shower above bath, linen and towels provided,kitchenette, microwave, fridge, reverse cycle heater/ air conditioner, outside BBQ area. There is a outdoor fire pit, and the cottage is equipped with foxtel and wifi. Also enjoy a swim in our solar heated salt Swimming pool.