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Located in Scotland Island and with Taronga Zoo reachable within 17 miles, Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat has concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a terrace. 19 miles from Sydney Opera House and 20 miles from Circular Quay, the guesthouse provides a private beach area. Rooms come with a patio with views of the river.

At the guesthouse, rooms contain a desk, bed linen and a balcony with a sea view. Rooms include an electric tea pot and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, while certain rooms have a kitchen equipped with a fridge. The rooms will provide guests with an oven.

The Royal Botanic Gardens is 20 miles from Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat, while Harbour Bridge is 21 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, 27 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat has been welcoming guests since May 22, 2019

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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Room Type
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
2 sofa beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • pet friendly? 3 dachshunds
    Yes definitely. Sausage dogs welcome!
    Answered on 10 December 2021
  • How do you get onto the island ? And where would I park my car ?
    Hi you park your car at Church Point and then get a ferry or water taxi from church point to the island.
    Answered on 22 December 2021
  • Hi, How do I get to the property? Where do I park and where to take ferry please. Thanks
    Hi, You drive to Church Point and park there in the public car park. then you get a ferry or water taxi to the island. Water taxi goes to my jetty, fe..
    Answered on 13 November 2021
  • Hi there just wondering if you are pet friendly? We have an English staffy who is very well trained we are very interested in staying at this property
    Hi - Yes pets are welcome ! the deck and house area are fenced and there's a nice grassy area down the front near the water- and a beach!
    Answered on 25 April 2022
  • Hi there:) do you have kayaks or standup paddles for guests to use at the house? Thank you.
    Hi, Yes I have kayaks and stand up paddleboards for guests to use free of charge cheers
    Answered on 18 October 2021
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Amenities of Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • River view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Ocean view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Private beach area
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • iPod dock
  • DVD player
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Concierge
  • Wake-up service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Electric blankets
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

License number: PID-STRA-15643

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat

  • Check-in at Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat is 1,000 feet from the center of Scotland Island.

  • The prices at Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat include:

    • Vacation Home

  • Island Paradise - Private Waterfront Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Private beach area