Conveniently located, just a short distance from the Hervey Bay Marina, local transport and attractions, Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is your perfect base to explore Hervey Bay and the spectacular Fraser Coast. The 36 private, individual and self-contained lakefront villas are surrounded by 10 acres of lush nature reserve, teeming with wildlife.  A short 5 minute walk to the beach and 15 minutes to the Urangan Pier with lots of great cafes and restaurants along the way.


If all you want to do is to enjoy a nice peaceful break and disconnect from the world for a while, Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is the ideal location. Relax in your private self-contained villa overlooking our picturesque lake with only the sounds of our resident wildlife to break the silence.


Within the resort you will find facilities to help make your stay more enjoyable and comfortable.


Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat in Hervey Bay is the perfect destination for your fun and relaxing family holiday.


See what others have to say about their stay at Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat, Hervey Bay.

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Booked 4, stayed 5 nights, would have stayed more but they were booked out! Great location, wildlife, great cabins with everything we needed and surprisingly good privacy and quiet. Deb is a great tourist advisor, describing everything the area has to offer, and then getting us bookings we preferred at short notice.
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