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Brackley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2013

This is a place to see and experience It is friendly,clean,spacious and has everything that you need whilst away from home. You can eat in the restaurant or self cater, need to bring your supplies with you. So yes I would recommend it for either a break to recharge or a base to see the country J&D

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 15 December 2013

If you wanna stay in the the nature surrounded by rainforrest and hundred of birds, this is the place to stay. We stayed in one of the cabins with spa, terasse, two bedrooms and a hughe kitchen/livingroom, and it was 1'st class. It was clean and there was all you need. The breakfast was basket in the fridge containing all...

1Thank Peter L
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 15 December 2013

We spent two nights here enjoying the atmosphere of the Rainforest from the wooden havens created by Rose Gum. The chalet we stayed in was large with a god sized veranda. The chalet is equipped with a full kitchen where the eggs and bacon supplied in their Breakfast Hamper can be cooked or you can stick with the continental as...

Thank Cyril-Mundy
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2013

We stayed for 2 nights to focus on birding in the rain forest. It did not disappoint. The birding was excellent and greatly helped by Peta and Jon’s local knowledge. The accommodation was stunning. The chalets offer privacy in your own rainforest setting. The room was very large and very nice, with a combined living, kitchen and bedroom space. The...

Thank CBandUB
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We stayed at Rose Gums for two nights. We stayed in house nr. 8, which has two floors and plenty of space. The house was clean, the kitchen well equipped and the first day breakfast in the fridge was more than enough for two days! Bacon, eggs, yoghurt, cereal, etc. etc. We were told to bring in food, so we...

Thank DeMies
South East
Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

Jon & Peta deserve all the credit they are getting for reclaiming this piece of for rain forest and building spectacular tree houses for visitors to share. We were also pleasantly surprised to have a complimentary breakfast hamper with eggs, bacon, cereal, yogurt, milk etc which lasted us two days. Also the free wifi at reception was an unexpected bonus,...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We came here after a noisy night in Cairns. What a difference. All alone in the rain forest. The tree houses are superb - you miss no comfort, even the kitchen is extremely well equipped though we only used it for breakfast. The restaurant is outstanding. Where else do you have a chef that cooks for a hand full of...

Thank Matthias K
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I booked this as a "stopover" from Palm Beach to Mission Beach as something a little different - well this is A LOT different!!!! So glad we booked this my wife loved it!! Perfect seclusion in a noisy rainforest - with every amenity and as much nature as you can take. Add to that a fantastic restaurant what more do...

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Clare, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Recently spent seven nights at Rose Gums Retreat.Could not fault this special piece of Paradise.A quiet peaceful location ideal for resting and recharging your batteries.Very private with ample space between units, you can not see or hear your neighbours. Beautiful walks to the creek and waterholes. Great to sit on the balcony listening to the birdlife. Restuarant setting Excellent with...

Thank Terry S
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2013

This peaceful retreat soothes the senses. The tree houses are private, well appointed and have many thoughtful inclusions. What is not supplied can be, nothing is too much trouble. You do not need to go anywhere! The outlook, sunsets, wildlife and all the information available in your room about this low impact, environmentally friendly retreat is perfect. There are great...

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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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

Address: 324 Land Road, via Lake Eacham | P.O. Box 776, Malanda, Queensland, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Malanda
Price Range: ₹ 16,247 - ₹ 19,933 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We loved room 5”
 of 5 bubbles 81DaveH, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the cabins had amazing views and are secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles suebF3305EJ, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All "tree houses" are good”
 of 5 bubbles RobertW301, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Treehouses 6 - 9 are even more remote, and the sunrise views are amazing.....”
 of 5 bubbles Andy-S60, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had the Kookaburra treehouse, which is quite "part of the forest", very roomy, and private”
 of 5 bubbles AprilJ1022, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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