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“Rainforest stay with a few comforts”
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Cow Bay Homestay
Ranked #2 of 3 Cow Bay B&B and Inns
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Lovely home with very secluded setting in Cow Bay right in the rainforest. Marion was wonderful in making sure our trip to the rainforest was as rewarding as possible and could not have been more helpful.

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2016

Thank you for this great review,it is good to have happy guests like you !

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Our 4 night stay at Cow Bay Homestay was a wonderful relaxing start to our holiday.
Marion is the perfect host - nothing is too much trouble. Marion has plenty of local knowledge and was able to give us lots of information about the Daintree area. You do need a car to get around but most great spots are no more than a 30 minute leisurly drive. The boardwalks are highly recommended. Delicious breakfasts too!

  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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SunshineCowBay, Manager at Cow Bay Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Very happy to see that the Daintree did the ' magic ' for you. Thank you staying with us.

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Just bliss. Relaxing surrounded by lush gardens and rainforests. Breakfasts are fresh and delicious. You need a car to get around. A good umbrella is needed when it rains. We didn't have one but Marion supplied one for us. Try dinner at Lync cafe and motel. Delicious.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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SunshineCowBay, Manager at Cow Bay Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write this great and very informative review. Yes, we always have the umbrellas ready, and often they are not needed !

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

From Cairns via CPT Cook HWY Mossman. Continue north to the Daintree NP.
In Cow Bay, tucked in the rainforest, is the B & B of Marion Esser. he house is situated in a tropical garden. It offers two rooms with shower room, and a dining-living room. Outdoors there is a garden terrace
Contact the landlady.
In the village you will find a petrol station to the purchase of food.
For ice cream lovers, it has a small Ice rink.

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  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled as a couple
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SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Great informative summary. Thank you very much for your visit here at Cow Bay Hoomestay B&B an your review!

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend just got back from a day trip through the daintree and cape tribulation. The ferry across adds to the wilderness feel and it's nature at its best. Beautiful climate and water holes to swim at and lots of rainforest walks and Mossman gorge with its canopy walk is beautiful too. We loved it :)

Stayed: March 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cow Bay Homestay

Address: 160 Wattle CL, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cow Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Cow Bay
Price Range: ₹ 10,211 - ₹ 10,593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cow Bay Homestay B&B is located in the world famous Daintree Rainforest and 5 minutes from Cow Bay beach and iconic Great Barrier Reef. 2 Hours drive north of Cairns, we are centrally located for all locally guided tours: half day reef snorkel , 4WD, walks, kayak, horse riding,jungle surfing, fruit tasting and numerous outdoor activities. Amazing timber pole house, large deck, polished timber floors, bifold-louvred doors opening into the garden, bed rooms with insect screens, fans, air conditioner and ensuites,quality linen and bedding, lounge chairs and daybeds with the best view, . Great for bird watching, lots of butterflies. Spot the cassowary in the garden, meet the bandicoot in the restaurants at night. Or...Just sit back and relax, read, daydream. Take a walk into the rainforest on our property spot the jungle perch in the fresh water creek. Here you can switch off, even digitally. The area north of the Daintree River has no grid power and we run on solar panels, batteries and back up generator. All your tour bookings can be arranged. Marion speaks German. ... more   less 
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