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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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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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 

Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We didn't stay here but did have a lovely lunch and really enjoyed it so wanted to write this review. Beautiful scenery and loved sitting with all the birds out the front whilst eating our lunch. We both ordered chicken burgers and they were sooo good! Once of the best burgers I have ever had. Friendly staff. Thoroughly recommend a... More 

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

Thank you for calling in and visiting us, we are very glad you enjoyed your lunch and hope you can return one day. More 

Maryborough, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place has it all. You are right in the rainforest . Cassowary sightings are regular, they have a croc that they feed, the walks are amazing and the food and drinks are cheap. The staff are friendly and the amenities are clean. Overseas visitors can tick a lot of boxes here. We had a powered site for motorhome with... More 

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

It is always lovely to hear that our visitors enjoyed there stay. When we receive great reviews it makes us feel our guests appreciate our work and commitment to our business. Especially when we have so much to offer. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We didnt stay at Lync Haven but did eat there twice. Best steak I have ever eaten. Lovely surroundings. Well priced. Highly recommend a meal there. We also loved the birds that were there as well. Very cute

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

Thank you for your review. Were very happy to hear you enjoy your steak. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We loved Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat. Such a beautiful location right beside an amazing ancient rainforest. The staff were so friendly and helpful. It's a family run business. They work really hard to provide an excellent experience. The croc feeding and kangaroo feeding was great. The rainforest walk was amazing. The restaurant was fabulous. We ate there both nights we... More 

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

Fantastic to hear you had a great experience at Lync Haven Rainforest retreat. As a family owned business we love what we do and thrive on our guests having an awesome time. We look forward to your return visit one day. Scott and Jodie Hamill More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We all loved the rainforest setting of this wonderful hotel. We stayed for 2 nights with our 2 young children. The room was a sufficient size, but the bathroom was very small. The café / restaurant was fabulous. We thoroughly enjoyed the delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner here, highly recommend it. We all loved meeting their resident crocodile Doris, the... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us, we are very happy to hear your family had a great time. We love to see the kids get out and enjoy the out doors, animals and forest. We look forward to your return visit. Scott and Jodie Hamill More 

Townsville, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was a lovely hotel in the middle of the rainforest - comfortable room, LOVELY staff! The restaurant attached was great - we had dinner and breakfast there and was delicious both times - It was also great to see how enthusiastic the owners were about the wildlife - little animals all the way around the retreat from birds, snakes... More 

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

Thank you for your review, were glad you loved our property. We do hope you can return one day. Thank you. 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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