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Bush Turkey Bungalow

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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An exotic fruit, birdwatcher & nature lovers paradise. Located close to Cairns and 3 km from Kuranda & just 800 meters from Barron Falls and the giant Penda trees. Close to hiking & walking tracks in surrounding World Heritage National Park. Private and peaceful on shared acreage with tropical fruit trees & rain forest. Good base to rest, relax and try different exotic fruits in season and explore. your inner self. Great place to meditate. Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas, the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree & Cape Tribulation as well as the scenic Tablelands are all close by car. Relax on the balcony overlooking tropical rainforest. The studio includes an outdoor kitchenette with fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, electric fry pan, crockery and cutlery. Table and chairs overlooking gar...An exotic fruit, birdwatcher & nature lovers paradise. Located close to Cairns and 3 km from Kuranda & just 800 meters from Barron Falls and the giant Penda trees. Close to hiking & walking tracks in surrounding World Heritage National Park. Private and peaceful on shared acreage with tropical fruit trees & rain forest. Good base to rest, relax and try different exotic fruits in season and explore. your inner self. Great place to meditate. Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas, the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree & Cape Tribulation as well as the scenic Tablelands are all close by car. Relax on the balcony overlooking tropical rainforest. The studio includes an outdoor kitchenette with fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, electric fry pan, crockery and cutlery. Table and chairs overlooking garden pond and rainforest bordering Barron Falls National Park. Studio includes queen size bed, toilet, shower and laundry facilities. All linen provided. Easy walk to Kuranda village. Peaceful, tropical rainforest, fresh air and space. Public transport options: Trans North Bus Service Johns Kuranda bus Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Kuranda scenic rail Fruit trees on the property; Coconut, South American Sapote, Lychee, Mango, Passion fruit, Mangosteen, Durian (montong) Water Cherry, Guava, Lime, Lemon, Carambola, Soursop, Macadamia nut, Pawpaw, Rollinia, Black Sapote, White Sapote, Banana, Jack Fruit, Mandarin, Jaboticaba, Gramachama, Duku Langsat, Salak, Miracle fruit, Panama cherry, Brazillian cherry, Longan, Grapefruit & dragon fruit Guest Access Guests have full private use of the bungalow and can walk around the property. We will point out fruits that are in season. The Neighbourhood Fresh clean air, rainforest, peaceful ambiance in tune with nature. Only 30 minute drive from Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. Getting around Car hire from Cairns airport recommended. Other Things to Note It's an easy walk from Bush turkey bungalow to the village of Kuranda.More
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John K
Languages spoken:Russian, English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Spent a beautiful night at the bush turkey bungalow in Kuranda. Highly recommended with a great host who is extremely knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area. Breakfast was delicious with local fruits provided by John. During our stay we saw echidna, wallabies,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Cans10
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Enjoyed our stay of several days. Right next to Barron Gorge NP, with plenty of wet tropics birds to view from deck, and some lovely bushwalking nearby. We had (surprisingly!) relatively cold nights during our stay, and a small portable heater would have been appreciated...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Marcus P
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

A perfect rainforest oasis within easy reach of local attractions (the Village, Barron Falls, lookouts etc). Bush Turkey Bungalow comes with absolutely everything you could hope for, including resident bush turkeys! Being serenaded by wildlife was very special and a cassowary sighting, and impromptu penda...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank k019
Reviewed 13 June 2017

As beautiful and serene as the setting is it is only the beginning. We were there for two nights and John could not have been a more thoughtful or knowledgeable host. The highlight of the visit was definitely the walk through the forest track to...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Carole S
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Well first of all. If you like to be away from the hussle and bustle of towns, be surrounded with teeming wild life, with a view of nothing but green forest then look no further. We could not recommend Bush Turkey Bungalow. So nice and...More

Date of stay: January 2016
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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About the neighbourhood
Kuranda is located 25 km from Cairns. Described as the village in the rainforest, Kuranda is a popular destination reached by car, bus, Kuranda Scenic Rail or Skyrail cableway. Interesting things to see and do include the Barron Falls, 800 meter walk from Bushturkey Bungalow. Other rainforest walks include, Jungle walk and Jum Rum walk. Wildlife sanctuaries include the Butterfly farm, Birdworld, Koala Gardens and Rainforest Station. Activities and sights include Kuranda Riverboat, the village markets and various cafes and restaurants.
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