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Buchan Cottage   (SLF 3.5 stars)

5550 Buchan Orbost Road,
Victoria, 3885

Buchan Cottage

This three bedroom self-contained cottage is a five minute stroll from Buchan town centre and the spectacular Buchan Limestone Caves.

Situated on the Buchan River, nestled in the foothills of the Victorian Alps. Buchan is particularly noted for its scenery, deep gorges, wilderness forests and limestone caves, and Little River Fall. One of the oldest settlements in Victoria and once home to Flynn of the Outback.

There is much to do in the area, its close to the Snowy River and Mickilops Bridge. 2 hours from Jindabyne and 40 minutes from the beach at Lakes Entrance or Orbost & Marlo (where there is a lake & surf beaches).

Its a great get-away. General store for supplies and Roadhouse for take-away food and petrol, Buchan Main St Cafe for allday breakfast and gourmet nibblies or the Historical Buchan Caves Hotel for drink and great pub meals.

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Buchan Lodge   (4 stars)

9 Saleyard Road
Victoria 3885

Buchan Lodge
Our comfortable, affordable accommodation consists of 36 bunk beds in 3 large dormitory style bedrooms.

Each room features ensuite and disabled facilities. Bottom sheet and pillow case is provided just bring your own sleeping bag!

Bedding can be supplied (no charge)

The large fully equipped kitchen invites you to cook up a gourmet delight or create a banquet befitting the magnificent dining hall, or you can enjoy an open air BBQ followed by camp fire under the stars.

Buchan lodge is situated on the north bank of the river across from the famous Buchan Caves Reserve, just minutes walk to the town facilities. A magnificent new establishment, built from pine log and lined throughout with beautiful natural timbers, designed to be in harmony with and compliment the beauty of the surrounding countryside.

High quality, low cost accommodation at the gateway to Snowy River Country, on the banks of the Buchan River, and no you don't have to be a backpacker to stay here!

Located 360km east of Melbourne, north of Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance, Buchan is surrounded by rolling hills and farmland to the south, the spectacular and famous Snowy River to the east, the rugged wilderness of the Snowy River and Alpine National Parks to the north and the beautiful Timbara River popular for its trout fishing, to the west.


Large fully equipped kitchen with wood and gas burning stoves, microwave, and large dining/social area with lounges.

Piano, guitars, library, stereo, video, no TV!

Herb Garden, Large BBQ area, with 3 gas hotplates and campfire area.

Laundry facilities


5 minute flat walk to Town facilities for essentials (Eftpos but no ATM).
Buchan township facilities consist of a roadhouse with petrol and take-away food, a traditional country general store, post office, excellent byo licensed cafe/restaurant and a classic country pub.

15 minute flat walk to famous Buchan Caves and there is also a wonderful area for bush walking, bird watching, photography, sketching, trail bike or mountain bike riding (suitable maps available at lodge)...or just relaxing and doing nothing!! (very popular)

Property Features

  • 24 Hr Front Desk
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car parking (fees may apply)
  • Common Room
  • Disabled facilities
  • Guest Kitchen
  • Guest Laundry
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Public Transport nearby

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Information on Buchan, VIC

In the neighbourhood:
Gelantipy (31km); Orbost (34km); Tambo Upper (36km); Waterholes (43km); Kalimna (45km); Lakes Entrance (45km)

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