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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Tennis Court
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed in a wonderful and spacious retreat cabin with balconies to all sides and panoramic views of the rain forest. We had spectacular rain forest walks, saw a platypus taking a swim, no people and an isolated paradise. I will always remember this as...More

Thank Sue B
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 24 December 2016

It is such a pleasure for us to know that you enjoyed your stay at Rose Gums so much. Thank you for posting a review. Seasons greetings Peta & Jon Nott

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were visiting Australia for a birdwatching adventure, and landed at Cairns. Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat was a wonderful first stop for us on our trip. We saw so many beautiful birds on their extensive property. We took the morning birding walk with Jon and...More

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Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 21 December 2016

Thank you so much for posting a review of your stay at Rose Gums, and also the spectacular bird pictures you have posted. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so much. What a pity you did not get to see the...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

We stayed in "Kingfisher" tree house. Each house is completely on its own and private. A lot of thought has gone into the design and equipment. The sense of being alone in the forest, in comfort, is wonderful, with all the bird noises. We saw...More

Thank Hugh W
Response from ResponseRoseGums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 30 November 2016

Thank you! Your review is very descriptive and has painted a vivid picture of exactly what Rose Gums has to offer. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and hopefully, we may see you back this way again, one day.

Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife and I stayed in the Cockatoo lodge in late October. The lodge facilities were fab and the view in the morning from the breakfast table was unbelievable. It is a great base for seeing the wider area and the hosts will give you...More

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Response from ResponseRoseGums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 30 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of Rose Gums. We value all feedback from our guests and particularly when we see that you had such a memorable time here on the tablelands. Reviews as informative as yours give a great insight...More

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

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Enjoy a secluded rainforest retreat in the cool highlands above Cairns, all our treehouses are self-contained featuring spa baths, fireplaces and magnificent views. The 93 HA property has 9 kilometres More of walking tracks and over 160 species of birds and other wildlife, including Platypus that inhabit our pristine rainforest creeks. Delight in our own in-house restaurant, LEAF, a private dining experience in the tree-tops. Your hosts Peta & Jon are very friendly and helpful and are looking forward to meeting you soon. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$ 215 - US$ 372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Malanda
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$ 215 - US$ 372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Malanda
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Room & Suite (53)
Dining (8)
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tutorrobyn
10 August 2018|
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Response from 551GPG | Reviewed this property |
Only marginally better, I believe. Rainfall in the wet season is remarkably variable,and you just have to take your chances.
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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
27 July 2017|
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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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Room Tips
"Different tree houses have different views... possibly ask for more info when booking."
michaelk116
26 Aug 2018
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"All the lodges looked excellent and were well placed so they did not over look each other."
stevehI691XP
20 Aug 2018
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
Sharpedgehatter
10 Jan 2018
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"They are all good rooms!"
grahame7002
28 Oct 2017
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