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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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“tree house”(26 reviews)
“breakfast hamper”(17 reviews)
“spa bath”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Set in a large rain forest this is a perfect spot to unwind and enjoy nature. The unique "cabins" ate constructed to give you isolation, privacy and a view across the tree canopy. Our room was mostly natural wood with comfortable and modern accessories, including...More

Thank Robert W
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 14 November 2016

Your review of Rose Gums was very much appreciated, thank you! We were especially pleased to read how much you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful natural surroundings to be found here. We try very hard to ensure that we meet (and hopefully exceed) the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed 2 nights in this apartment. The treehouse is situated in the rain forrest, and has total privacy. The apartment was equipped; tv with dvd, kitchen, SPA bath, washing machine, etc. Also the stay comes with a luxurious and healthy breakfast basket. The view...More

Thank Spekpony
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for posting such an informative review of your stay at Rose Gums, which was very gratifying for us and I'm sure will be very helpful to future travellers. We do try to ensure that our guests get the most out of their stay...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016

This property is in a wooded area and is very secluded. The cabins are huge with a large bathroom and large balcony overlooking the cloudforest. There are cooking facilities, tea and coffee,washing machine and drier. We received a breakfast basket. It is a good idea...More

Thank Magenta56
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay at Rose Gums. It is really helpful to other travellers and we really appreciate the feedback, whether positive or negative. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the peace and tranquillity of...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

To sit on the veranda of our tree cabin with a coffee, looking out at a sunrise directly opposite us across the rain forest...with the birds awakening at 05:30....well it was like nothing we'd ever seen before, so it was, for us, out of this...More

Thank Andy-S60
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 1 October 2016

Thank you so much for your inspiring review of your stay at Rose Gums. It is really gratifying for us to know that our efforts to make your stay as memorable as possible, have been successful and I will certainly pass on your compliments to...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed in one of their treehouses. It went beyond all expectations, with beautifully crafted cabins, huge windows overlooking the rainforest. Birding was also exceptional and easily accessible. We only encountered other guests in the dining room and reception- very private. Peeta was outstanding in...More

Thank AprilJ1022
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. We do try very hard to meet our guests expectations and I will certainly pass on your compliments to the rest of the team here at Rose Gums. With such an abundance of natural wonders to choose from, touring...More

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US$ 231 - US$ 357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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RedHairedGal
29 July 2017|
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Response from rosegums | Property representative |
Hello, There is a difference of between 4 and 6 degrees in temperature between Cairns and the tablelands. we are almost 8oo metres higher . during our wet season we can get up to two metres of rain for the season, so it is... More
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RedHairedGal
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Although there are lots of trees about, I seem to remember the view from our cabin was quite open with hills in the distance
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Jadis2284
29 July 2016|
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Response from TMbeachlover | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could arrange it for you if you let them know prior.
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
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"They are all good rooms!"
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"All the cabins seemed excellent to us"
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