Just 5 minutes’ walk from Rutherglen town center, Poachers Paradise features free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a bar. The property offers BBQ facilities and a games room with billiards.

Poachers Paradise Motel can offer information on wine tours in Rutherglen. It is less than 3 minutes’ drive to Rutherglen Estates Wines and Stanton & Killeen Wines. Rutherglen Golf Club is a 5-minute walk and Rutherglen Train Station is 10 minutes’ walk away.

Poachers Bistro serves a contemporary menu that includes garlic prawns, salt and pepper calamari, chicken schnitzel and scotch fillet. It is open daily for lunch and dinner and features a covered deck area.

All rooms include a flat-screen TV with cable channels, tea and coffee facilities and shared access to a patio. Some rooms feature a relaxing spa bath.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Poachers Paradise has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 12, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Poachers Paradise

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you take AMEX?
    Yes, however 3% surcharge applies
    Answered on December 1, 2020
  • Do you have wheelchair accessible rooms?
    Yes we do have a room which is fully accessible for a wheelchair
    Answered on December 17, 2019
  • hi. which rooms have a bath and is it a spa style bath please? thanks
    We have 2 Spa rooms which have a Queen bed and a corner spa bath in bathroom - need to step into spa to have shower.
    Answered on October 10, 2021
  • Pet friendly?
    No pets allowed
    Answered on November 4, 2021
  • How can I cancel this accommodation?
    if booked online - the guest will need to contact the booking company to cancel booking firstly - we can waiver cancellation fee.
    Answered on November 16, 2021
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Poachers Paradise
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Public Bath Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Poachers Paradise takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:30 AM - 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.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
AUD 20 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB American Express Debit card Poachers Paradise accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Poachers Paradise of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Poachers Paradise

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Poachers Paradise by:

    • Car 30min

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

  • Poachers Paradise offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Public Bath

  • Poachers Paradise is 500 feet from the center of Rutherglen.

  • Yes, Poachers Paradise is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Poachers Paradise include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at Poachers Paradise can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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