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Secluded Bach in Private Bay

 Amazing place located in private little area. Great for a little weekend away. Has everything you need. Great and easy instructions. Great views, great fishing and more. Will definitely be booking here again. 

'Top of the Hill' - Finalist 2014 'Most Funkiest'

 Um yep very cool 

Beach Front Bach in Private Bay

 Perfect as usual, still excellent value and still on the beach! I'll keep coming back. 

Beach House on Reserve - Lower unit

 Great views, nice and cozy setup with most things you need and some great extra's. 

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2014 Gold Piwa Best Hospitality: Wyuna Magic

 We had a wonderful stay and would highly recommend the property. The view was spectacular and the bach fully furnished with everything you could need. The only problem was that our stay was far too short! Thank you Bev 

2014 Gold Piwa Best Hospitality: Wyuna Magic

 Highly recommend Wyuna magic!