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Address: Mowbray River Road, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4099 3144
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination...
Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination so relaxing and uplifting you will never want to leave. A completely intimate, natural experience set within the candle lit rainforest under a black silk canopy highlighted by crystal and budlight chandeliers, Flames of the Forest will create an unforgettable memory at an extraordinary venue. Tuesday and Thursday nights feature two local Aboriginal brothers sharing their remarkable culture with you during the evening. The performance features a cultural background, story telling, didgeridoo playing and song. The rainforest is the natural, authentic backdrop for this spiritual and mystical culture, a performance unique to Flames of the Forest, where you will learn about their timeless oral traditions. Saturday night is for the romantic at heart in this magical place. This intimate evening features a six course tropical tasting menu and quality Australian wines whilst being serenaded by our solo acoustic guitarist. Perfect for honeymooners, small wedding receptions and those seeking a unique dining experience, Flames of the Forest is truly food for the soul.
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I was here for a work incentive trip and had an amazing experience at Flames of the Forest. I have strict dietary restrictions and the staff went above and beyond to make sure I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Danielle M
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Carol Stream, Illinois
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Carol Stream, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

I was here for a work incentive trip and had an amazing experience at Flames of the Forest. I have strict dietary restrictions and the staff went above and beyond to make sure I had a delicious meal that met my needs. The staff was amazing. I don't know whether the entertainment is always the same, but the band we... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Danielle M, Thank you for your lovely review. From your photo I believe it was actually me who served you that night so I am delighted you enjoyed it! The band you had on the night was the magnificent Tony George band and they are regularly booked for corporate, incentive and wedding groups - they are so much fun... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had our wedding at Flames during the nighttime and can I say, it was absolutely magical. CANNOT recommend Flames enough; from the staffs' professionalism, catering was delicious (especially when we had a few with dietary requirements), the entertainment was fabulous, our wedding planner was brilliant and catered to all the requests I had. We wanted a magical elegant quirky... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Hi Cat! What a beautiful shot under the stars!!!!! Such a beautiful wedding and you looked absolutely stunning. Congratulations to both you and Ty and thank you for choosing to be that little bit different and quirky on your special day! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We are regular visitors to Port Douglas, but this was our first time at Flames of the Forrest. What a fabulous experience it was! The arrival into the forrest setting is spectacular, with paths lit by flames and candles, and the trees in our clearing highlighted by fairy lights. Dim lighting, noises of the native wildlife in the background and... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Porters051, Another Top Contributor, thank you for such a wonderful review! It's great to read you could hear the sounds of the local wildlife during pre dinner - it is unique! I have passed on your comments to our staff regarding the service - they are very passionate about what they do. Thank you again for choosing to come... More 

Indian Land, South Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We took a bus deep into the forest. We were stopped by a fire across the road. We got off the bus and walked on the torch lighted path to the show compound. We learned the history of the aboriginal people from two Aborigines, while eating a fantastic meal.

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Rabbit1945, Lovely to have such a great review from a Top Contributor! Wonderful to hear you enjoyed the cultural element of the evening - it is very special and unique to our area! More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had a great evening at Flames of the Forest. Amazing setting, lovely food, good company and excellent entertainment. Expensive but worth the money, would definitely recommend.

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Laurs234, Thank you for your lovely review and the recommendation to others! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed the food, company and entertainment! More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband propsed to me here and it was perfect. The staff helped him pull it all off. They are very friendly and helpful and the whole experience is one-of-a-kind. Pricey but worth it!

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear DonnaFromAus, CONGRATULATIONS!!!! We love being in on it! We hope that it will be a wonderful memory for the beginning of your married life together. We wish you all the best! More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It was the most amazing experience. The food was ridiculously fabulous. Every single dish was delicious, the wine was high quality and we didn't want to leave. Perfect for an anniversary or proposal.

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Beccahh S, Thank you for your lovely review! The Saturday night is a very popular proposal night - I think the record is three in one night! So glad you enjoyed it, and we hope to see you again! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I just loved this experience - it was the highlight of my stay, I think. Just loved the mystical atmosphere - the absolutely delicious and plentiful food (good enough to rival the best restaurants!) - the professional and engaging indigenous storyteller, and that there was a small enough group all together - about 50 - 5 tables of 10 -... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Maria G, WOW - the highlight - thank you so much! Being from Melbourne myself I am a frequenter of the restaurants down there and it is a huge compliment to our Chef you feel we also do a wonderful menu! The intimacy of the storytelling I have always found lovely being from a city - it is amazing... More 

Woy Woy, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

a truly unique experience! food was divine and the atmosphere amazing. I don't want to say too much as it would spoil the effect! do yourself a favour and go, its worth every penny.

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Therese1963, Thank you for not letting too much of the cat out of the bag! We are so pleased you enjoyed the evening and thank you for telling the world! More 

prescott, az
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Expensive but worth it.......the wine flows and the tasty gourmet like food is more than one could ever eat. It is just a neat venue and not like anything else I have ever done. I enjoyed sitting at the communal tables and having a good time with the different couples.

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear vanillasun, It's kind of fun to sit with new people - glad you enjoyed the communal style! We do hope you got to try everything on the menu as it is quite large! Thank you for taking the time to review Flames, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful area! More 

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