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Cockatoo Hill Retreat

#1 of 1 Hotels in Diwan
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four of us stayed for two nights at the start of April. The accommodation is ideally situated overlooking the rain forest canopy and the coral sea beyond. Being surrounded by the forest you feel very close to nature and the sympathetic layout of the buildings and grounds makes this place a cut above the rest. The swimming pool is the...

Thank Twotanks
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stayed two nights in November. Amazing location with rooms above tree canopy looking towards the ocean. Lovely rooms though would benefit with blinds or curtains as in summer rooms very light before 6am. Carmen was simply lovely. We were the only guests the first night. Lots of time to chat over breakfasts which were great. Fabulous swimming pool and wonderful...

Thank Andrew H
Norah Head, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Cockatoo Retreat proved to be a 10/10 visit in every regard. Beautiful accommodation in an outstanding location. We saw over 35 bird species in 3 days onsite. Even Australia's Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews was also staying there. Cassowaries are known to regularly meander through and we saw one down at the road. Listening to all the rainforest medley of...

Thank Alison S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed for just one night at Cockatoo and loved it. The room was beautiful and well designed - no insects at all made it inside! It's very secluded with the balconies screened off from the other cabins so good for a romantic evening. The views out over the rainforest to the sea are stunning. Carmen was lovely and spent...

1Thank John N
Swan Reach
Reviewed 23 August 2016

lovely place ,very relaxed. food great. not kid friendly ios what we like ...sorry but at our age that is what we want ...... service was lovely... room nice little bit small . all in all very happy with the placw

2Thank 75lynettef
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I first read about this wonderful place in the Daintree rainforest a few years ago, and resolved to stay there one day. Well, we have just come back to cold, wintry Melbourne from a fabulous stay in the Daintree, and yes, the highlight of our trip was definitely the 3 nights we spent at Cockatoo Hill Retreat. Carmen is the...

2Thank JandJMelbourne
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

What a treat staying above the rainforest canopy in your own romantic bungalow. As much as I loved our explorations and walks through the dense forest, it was wonderful to emerge from the trees and darkness to the open space & sunshine at Cockatoo Hill. The views from our private balcony looking over the treetops all the way to the...

1Thank jaclofts
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Stayed for our honeymoon. Absolutely faultless. Feels like you are a million miles away from it all. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel totally relaxed. Carmen looks after you with delicious breakfast, knowledge of beautiful local swimming holes, tips on great restaurants and attractions. There is a stunning outdoor water edge pool which is heaven. Your...

Thank sashaJ79
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Daintree ... A rainforest, a piece of history, a wilderness, back to nature, get away from it, rest and restore, romance, an amazing place - there are so many reasons to come to the Daintree, but why stay at Cockatoo Hill Retreat? Well... from the care and attention prior to arrival, to the beautiful Balinese themed bungalows (just 4...

1Thank CJW1961
Reviewed 30 April 2016

What a lovely Lovely place to stay, made even more special by the way the Beautiful Carmen looks after you. We stayed here for the first 5 days of our honeymoon and it was the perfect place setting to relax and calmly recover from the crazy few weeks prior. Beautful Breakfasts each day, a lovely swim and chat with Carmen...

Thank Adam H

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Cockatoo Hill Retreat

Address: 2060 Cape Tribulation Rd | Daintree Coast, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Diwan
Price Range: ₹ 13,370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cockatoo Hill Retreat 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All huts have outstanding views”
Twotanks, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
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“only 4 beautiful, tropical style bungalows. All spectacular.”
JandJMelbourne, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all similar.”
CJW1961, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“cant go wrong with room”
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