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Timber Hut with Sea Views on Island off of Far North Queensland, Australia

Shelburne , Queensland (Australia)

Timber Hut with Sea Views on Island off of Far North Queensland, Australia

4.8 4 Reviews

"Okay, this place may not be cheap, but gosh darn it! It is WORTH IT. There are plenty of resort islands out there, but nothing quite like this one. I…"

Ben J., guest in June 19, 2016.
Private Villa
3 guests
Private Bathroom
Kitchen
Entire Villa
Beach

This luxury camping rental is located on an island off of Queensland and is handcrafted from timber. It sits peacefully beneath the canopy of a coral tree grove with views of the Coral Sea. There is a double bed and a single bed, each with a netting or shade that can be pulled down around the bed at night. Inside, there are handmade benches and polished floors made from deep chocolate brown Daintree teak wood. It is decorated with artifacts from New Guinea, collected by the host throughout his travels, and has timber shutters on all sides. There is an ensuite bathroom and a sun deck, too.

This is an all-inclusive glamping site, and all meals, adventures, and activities are included in the daily rate.

This is an all-inclusive glamping site, and all meals, adventures, and activities are included in the daily rate.

The organic meals' ingredients include fresh seafood caught daily, and herbs, fruits, and vegetables that are gathered from the orchard. Breakfast is typically fresh fruit, homemade muesli with fresh, toasted coconut, and eggs from free range eggs. Lunch depends on the catch of the day, which can include dishes like steamed oysters with sliced ginger and lemongrass or a chilled squid salad with arugula and lime juice, chili powder, and coriander. Other options include tropical crayfish thermidor, battered barramundi, fresh grilled coral trout, and red emperor steamed with fresh herbs, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic. Dinner is constantly changing but always includes an appetizer, a main plate, two sides (typically vegetables), and a dessert.

Features and services

  • Shower
  • Hot water
  • Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
  • Parking
  • Toilet
  • Towels
  • Sink
  • Cooking basics

Hosted by Anna
94% positive feedback

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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties
The daily rate is for a double occupancy (the per person/per day, all-inclusive rate multiplied by two). If a solo traveler would like to stay in one of the accommodations, the daily rate changes to $931.56 ($1,250 AUD) per night. Daily rates are reduced to $555.41 ($750 AUD), per person, for stays with six guests and $518.38 ($700 AUD), per person, for stays with eight guests. The daily rate for children under the age of 14 that share an accommodation with their parents is $286.92 ($385 AUD) per child per night.

There is the possibility of booking the entire island (all four accommodations) for up to 12 guests. The daily rate to rent the whole island is $5,067.70 ($6,800 AUD). Please inquire with the host if interested.

The hosts recommend guests pack loose, comfortable clothing, a hat, sunglasses, athletic shoes for reef walking, comfortable pants for bush walking, long-sleeved cotton shirts, and a camera. Island attire is typically very casual with bare feet. Expect 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius) in summer and roughly 64 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees Celsius) in winter, so pack accordingly.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
Details

Location and surroundings

Shelburne , Queensland (Australia)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Coastal
  • Beach

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching

All of the site's adventures and activities are included in the daily rate, meaning guests will be able to enjoy a wide range of thrilling activities. The property has a 40-foot boat that goes out on the water every day and is at guests' disposal for excursions. The offered activities are deep sea fishing, spear fishing, estuary/river fishing, skin diving, snorkeling, and bird watching. Alternatively, relaxing at the resort or perhaps taking a leisurely stroll on the beach are the perfect way to spend the day for guests hoping to enjoy a relaxing break.

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