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Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience

Lot 44, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

First camping visited and I was convinced it was the right place to stay. The new owners, a young couple who has travelled a lot before settling down, is working hard ot make this place fills your need. Nice restaurants, lots of birds, snakes and kangooros, everything needed for us. Will go again. (we travelled in a camper van and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped for one night due to a resort turning us away down the road. The staff were great, prices were excellent, facilities were awesome. Hot shower, working barby and great camp kitchen. The walks and reptiles/birds on display were excellent. Would highly recommend camping here for one or more nights.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jess and I stayed here one night whilst in Daintree on our camping trip. The day we arrived the new owners had exchanged and welcomed us both. The next morning the family (owners) Jess and I went on a tour of the site meeting Jack the red kangaroo- who was keen for attention and the crocodiles cranky and Dorothy -... More 

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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I ate here several times during our stay and were very impressed with the service, the food, the portions and the price. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the wildlife beautiful to look at. They are very busy for lunch, so obviously the word has gotten around and the value of the food is recognized. We... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

We're very pleased to hear you enjoyed our restaurant and property. We wish you the very best for 2015. More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our family had such a great time at this resort. The cabin was pretty sparse but surprisingly clean and insect-free considering the setting. My kids fell in love with Jack, the resident kangaroo, and his wallaby friends. They were kept right behind the cabins so we could actually look out our window to see them. They also loved the reptiles... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, children and parents always love to see the animals right at there door step. Also glad to hear you loved the lattes and food. All the best for 2015. More 

Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Another lovely stay at Lync Haven. It's always so quiet and peaceful at this time of year, lots of space, great facilities, great food and real coffee, animals and a cute little camp kitchen. We always have a drive and check out the other camp sites, and always come back to the haven. It's clean, friendly and in a great... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

So glad to hear you guy's enjoyed your stay with us again. Look forward to your return visit. Have a great 2015. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed in our van in the camp ground at an unpowered site - was nice surroundings in the rainforest and the toilet block was very clean. The staff were very friendly and there are many enclosures with various animals around the property and I know they are well cared but I never like seeing animals in that way, I... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for our review we are very glad to hear you enjoyed our camping ground it is a very beautiful spot we agree. Yes, unfortunately we have to run on generated power as we have no mains power north of the river. All our animals are resecured or hand reared, just like the sulphur crested cockatoo that sits on... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Our group of six didn't stay at Lync Haven, but it was our 'go-to' spot for breakfast and dinner while in the Daintree area. Meals were well prepared and interesting, offering good value for the money. A casual and relaxed atmosphere, with outdoor seating and an array of local wildlife, both animal and human. But special mention needs to be... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

Hi Guy's, Thank you for your feed back, we are so glad you enjoyed our restaurant and environment. Yes, we love what we do and having guests like yourselves to appreciate it makes it all so much more special. We would love to see you back one day. More 

Egham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Our room was tired and needed to be completely refurbished. All the furnishings were old and tatty and the bathroom was tiny. The quality of the restaurant food wasn't good. Having said that the location was great. There is a nature walk and on our walk we literally came face to face with a cassowary and her chick. The owner,... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

Sorry you did not enjoy our rooms or restaurant. But very glad to hear you liked the rainforest walk and got to see a Cassowary and chick. And also to meet Doris the crocodile, Roo's and Wallabies. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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109 reviews 109 reviews
18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I was on a day-tour to Daintree and this was the lunch-stop. First, I got a top quality double-shot espresso as we'd left too early for the cafes to open. Second, my burger was great. Third, I got to meet the team out back - Swampy the wallaby, old Red the Roo (he's 20 years old!) and their friends. We... More 

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JodieDiawan, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

So glad to hear your encounter at Lync Haven was a great one. Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to brewing you another great coffee and flipping a burger for you. We love visitors like you. I'll give the roo's a hug for you. Have a great day. More 

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Address: Lot 44, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Diwan
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Number of rooms: 11
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