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Savernake Station

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So worthwhile 2.5 hours very well spent

A wonderful tour to learn about Australia’s history from descendents of the original Sloane family... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Sue R
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Extremely interesting tour full of many personal facts about the past

This is a very interesting tour with an interesting way of being costed. You pay by the hour for a... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
DaytrippersMelbourne
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Accommodation for 6 in 1912 quaint fully self-contained Murray Pine Cottage. Guided tours for day visitors: choice of several sites: 1886 Heritage Listed Homestead of 23+ rooms (2 hours), 400 hectare pristine species-rich native bushland, 1876...more
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

A wonderful tour to learn about Australia’s history from descendents of the original Sloane family who settled in Savernake area The records and photographs kept by this family from the mid 1800’s is remarkable. The DVDs and the books give a living time line over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a very interesting tour with an interesting way of being costed. You pay by the hour for a personal tour so theoretically could spend as long as you wanted if you wanted to pay for it. If we had the money I think...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

A great place to visit to see how our early settlers lived and worked. This place just takes you back there.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Before arriving I had some little knowledge of Savernake Station from a family member who is my friend. But the property exceeded all expectations in important ways. A desire to understand and respect the natural environment has been a hallmark of this family since arriving...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Alexander S, Owner at Savernake Station, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

It's a privilege to be steward of all we have, and to share it with interested and knowledgeable guests such as yourself. :)

Reviewed 22 April 2017

A friend and I visited Savernake Station and were warmly welcomed by Ann and Alexander. Their passion to conserve both the family and local history is to be commended. Our tour of the homestead provided an amazing insight into life in the area in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Our group of 4 adults spent 2 days at Savernake. The 1912 cottage that we stayed in was a trip back into the past, however it was comfortable and exceeded all our needs. The silence at night and the expansive stars overhead were wonderful. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you have a particular interest in Australian history and culture, a booked tour of Savernake Station is a must if you are ever in the Mulwala area. The home was built by the original leaseholders and has remained in the family ever since, which...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We enjoyed taking part in the conversation and hearing the family history.We were able to relate much of what we saw to our own family history since settlement in the "Colonies". The production of the books and DVD are valuable sources for future generations as...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank kwbmh
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We were given an excellent tour by Ann Sloan of the lovely original old homestead with its detaild rooms filled with amazing memorabillia. Such a treat.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Jo N
Reviewed 21 April 2016

WE had a tour of the homestead, led by the very well informed Ann and Alexander Sloane. The collections date back to 1886. There are many reminders for people who grew up in rural Australia of life gone by. There is lots for children to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Matisse08
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