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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to recharge and relax. 2nd visit and will be back again. Tanya was so helpful and made our stay that extra bit special. You dont find places like this often and cannot recomend this highly enough for that special place to be with someone special and relax.

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1Thank Terry F
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The drive out to Barking Owl is on a little dirt road through farm land and as you get closer the view gets better and better. The cottage was perfectly appointed with great kitchen facilities and a really nice amount of space. The back patio was great for watching the sunsets and sunrises. I would highly recommend closing all of...

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Perfection on the Tablelands. Our cottage was spotlessly clean and arranged so that everything was easy to find. Our hampers were filled with fresh produce and quality ingredients. Perfect for couples wanting to escape for a weekend. The back verandah is perfect for afternoon drinks. We will be back!

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1Thank LeahHoughton
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

CLEAN!!! Spotless room was sooo clean Property beautiful Tanya was great when booking and when we were there & gave tips and very friendly & helpful. Had a very relaxing stay. Massage with Robyne was very relaxing and a real treat :) thank you!!

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The best way to spend your honeymoon is to be out in the middle of nowhere just the 2 of you!! Gorgeous little cottage set on acres of beautiful Aussie country side near the tablelands! Tanya is so lovely and accommodating. We loved it so much we stayed an extra night! A week here is just enough to relax, unwind...

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2Thank Brooke E
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Dingo's lair cottage- Wonderfully appointed. Immaculately presented. Worth the short drive out of town for the peaceful setting and views from the large back deck. fridge, microwave, big Bbq if you want it. Google maps took us straight there. So easy. Were entertained by the yellow bellied fly robins each morning.

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1Thank GDK_aam
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Great place, for quite relaxing break. Host very nice and obliging. Children loved taking the dog for a walk and catching fish in the dam. The cabin was very clean, comfortable. And is very good condition. The deck is a great place it sit with a glass of wine and take in the view.

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BarkingWeb, Owner at Barking Owl Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Retreat. We really do appreciate it ! Glad you all enjoyed yourselves and Kato's company. Hope to see you all again sometime. Tanya Barking Owl Retreat

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Despite the drive off the main roads, Barking Owl Retreat is well worth it! The seclusion we felt was just what was required for our escape. Very relaxing sitting on the deck, overlooking the bush, watching the wallabies as the sun set, and enjoying a glass of wine. Our hosts were very welcoming and the cabin very clean, with all...

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1Thank jacski1986
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My family and I wanted to escape to the country for a night, so we booked The Barking Owl Retreat. Our host Tanya was very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast included was great value with juice, milk, cereal, fruit. bread and condiments. We found the cottages very clean and beautiful. The setting was serene and our boys enjoyed fishing in...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Yungaburra markets are always a good visit, so we decided to make the journey up from Cairns and make a weekend of it by staying at Barking Owl Retreat. From the outset, Tanya was so very accommodating, helpful and welcoming. Prior to our arrival she let us know the spa motor had broken and put a nice bottle of wine...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Atherton Tablelands Bed and Breakfast Farm Stay Accommodation, Barking Owl Retreat in Kairi, on the Cairns Highlands offers private luxury accommodation with the friendliness and atmosphere of a traditional Bed and Breakfast Farm stay. Featuring two fully self contained cottages tucked in a secluded valley just over an hours self-drive from the Cairns International Airport Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barking Owl Retreat

Address: 409 Hough Rd | Kairi, Atherton, Queensland 4872, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Atherton
Price Range: ₹ 9,991 - ₹ 12,730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Barking Owl Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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