Description of Glamping Units
This luxury rainforest escape is located near Cairns, Queensland, and can accommodate up to three guests. The attractive guestroom features a king-size four-poster bed, and a single bed, both dressed with Egyptian cotton sheets. There is room in this accommodation for an extra guest. A single mattress can be added upon request, for an additional nightly fee. Guests will have their own bright and modern en-suite bathroom, with a toilet, a sink, and a shower and bathtub combination. Freshly-laundered linens and towels are provided by the host, along with complimentary shampoo, conditioner, and body soap.
The accommodation features high ceilings, exposed hickory rafters, and African slate floors, embellished with Persian carpets. Eight glass doors allow for plenty of natural light, and offer lovely views of the gardens and the river. There is ample space for glampers to store clothes and other items, in the large closet. Guests will feel comfortable and at home, as there is a plush sofa on which they can sit back and relax. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, housekeeping, mosquito nets, and a fan.
Outside, there is a spacious shared terrace, with relaxing patio furniture, where glampers can take in the sights and sounds of the breathtaking rainforest setting. Read More
- Extra bed(s)
- Internet connection
- King-size bed
- Linens provided
- Mosquito net
- Private bathroom
- Running water
- Towels provided
- Twin/Single Bed
Those traveling by car will be pleased to know that there is plenty of free parking available on the premises. Outdoors, guests will have access to a communal picnic area, along with a sun terrace, a garden, relaxing patio furniture, and barbecue facilities. As well as this, glampers can access the Barron River directly from the property, and a canoe is available for guests to use.
Inside, there is a welcoming shared lounge, with a cozy fireplace, a piano, and a selection of books and board games. Guests will enjoy free filtered water, tea, and coffee, and those who need to stay connected can take advantage of the complimentary Wi-Fi that's on offer throughout the property. Glampers will love the huge communal kitchen, which is filled with all the latest handy gadgets and appliances, meaning that guests can prepare their own delicious meals.
Daily housekeeping is provided, and guests will benefit from a concierge service, for help with anything they need, such as booking excursions, or finding places to eat. For an additional cost, the host can provide an airport shuttle, a laundry service, and meeting facilities.
- Concierge service
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
- Laundry service
- Meeting room
- Patio furniture
- Shared bathroom
- Shared kitchen
Location + Surroundings
This superb property is located in Kuranda, Queensland. The setting is truly spectacular, overlooking the majestic Barron River, with breathtaking views of the rainforest from every angle. Guests will be able to see abundant native plants and birds, and the nearby waterfalls provide an incredible soundtrack. The property is secluded, for those who wish to completely disconnect, but glampers will be within easy reach, by car, of the region's many attractions. The nearest town is Kuranda, a 10-minute drive away, which is home to shops, restaurants, cafes, and traditional markets, as well as the scenic railway, and the Skyrail. 45 minutes from the property, guests can discover the Great Barrier Reef, via Cairns, which also boasts great entertainment, bars, and clubs. It's just over an hour's drive to scenic Port Douglas, and about an hour and a half to the entrance of the unique Daintree National Park. Read More
- Bird watching
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
- Jet skiing
- Paddle boarding
- Scuba diving
- Water sports
- Wildlife viewing
Just a short distance from the property is the mountain village of Kuranda, well-known for the Kuranda Scenic Railway, which winds along forested hillside tracks. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway offers ocean-view gondola rides above the tropical rainforest. Guests will adore the village's traditional markets, filled with song, food, and crafts created by the local people. Kuranda is only a 10-minute drive from the property, and is one of the region's unmissable attractions.
In nearby Cairns, there are superb entertainment options, with lively bars and nightclubs, and live music venues. The Cairns Esplanade is a huge saltwater swimming lagoon, which overlooks the ocean. It offers safe year-round swimming, and there are places around the edge for children to play and build sandcastles, and for visitors to lounge on timber decks. Shady trees, landscaped gardens, and open spaces all contribute to its leisurely atmosphere. Cairns is the gateway to the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Glampers will be able to take chartered trips for sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing. It's also the place to go for booking organized excursions of other types, such as tubing on the river, kayaking, or day trips.
One of the most popular day trip destinations is the Daintree National Park. This vast tropical rainforest is home to thousands of species of plants and animals, many of which can be found nowhere else on the planet. Glampers can take part in magical guided walks through the forest and along the beaches, and can also spot huge crocodiles on a boat tour of the Daintree River. Port Douglas is another fantastic place to spend a day, as it's known for its stunning beaches, and its boutique shops and restaurants.
About an hour's drive from the property, guests can discover the Atherton Tablelands, which offers many recreation opportunities, including bush walks, waterfalls, coffee plantations, tropical fruit farms, and fascinating rural history. Whether glampers are interested in culture or history, keen on nature, have a taste for adventure, or are just looking to relax and watch the world go by, the Tablelands has something for everybody.
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
- You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
Pet-friendly accommodation is available. Guests should inquire with the host for details and additional fees.
Smoking is not allowed in the accommodation, but there are designated smoking areas available on the property.
Guests should be aware that the property only accepts cash payments. The nearest ATM can be found in Kuranda. Read More