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

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Lot 44, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
1 room 1 adult
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Corrales, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our little tour group stopped here for lunch. We had the grilled coral trout. It was excellent. The fresh fruit platter for dessert was superb. This is an interesting little place. The patio was under construction and our tour guide bantered with the workers. Service was a little slow but adequate. The fun part is the various animals. You can... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On arrival 3 members of staff were chatting away happily ignoring us. Half the seating area was taped off and furniture piled up, so choice of tables very limited either next to people with squawking birds on there shoulders, talking loudly and drinking beer, not my personal choice for a neighbouring table while eating or a long table with mesh... More 

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Thank Huxley_11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up at Lync-Haven as the Cow Bay Hotel stop serving lunch at 2pm ( we arrived at 2.01 and they politely said sorry, kitchen closed). Glad they are sticklers for time as we ended up at Lync-Haven and were pleasantly surprised by this place. I had a fantastic steak sandwich with rib eye fillet, bacon, egg and salad... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you love birds and wallabies and crocs and snakes and gigantic burgers, this is a MUST visit in Daintree. For lunch they serve a delicious burger with bacon and a fried egg on top and it is HUGE and delicious! And while we waited for the food, we got to check out all the animals they've saved and live... More 

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Thank angelginawu
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's right in the middle of the rain Forrest which is lovely. Cape Trib and Daintree Forrest very accessible. My children very much enjoyed waking up and looking our the rear entrance of our accommodation to see the kangaroo's. Food was excellent too - had lunch and dinner there. Highly recommend the steak. With the rain forest you get bugs... More 

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St. Ives, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We stopped here for lunch on the recommendation of the folks at the Daintree DIscovery Centre and what a wonderful find! The food was good, but the interaction with the animals was amazing. The birds are rescues and for the most part enjoy free access in and out of their cages. One parrot enjoyed having lunch with us. The snakes... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We stopped in for dinner at Lync-Haven and ended up finding possibly our favorite place in the Dainetree. After a great dinner we met one of the owners who was kind enough to take the time to show us some of the animals being kept on the property. He invited us to come back the next morning for a croc... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

When we pulled up to the main lodge, we were not expecting much in the way of the accommodations or the food. Our "cabin" was clean and comfortable but we spent most of time exploring the trails and enjoying the various birds, kangaroos, wallabies and other critters on site. The food was the best we had in Queensland, just delicious... More 

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Cherrybrook, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

So lucky we stumbled across this place late at night after coming of the ferry. Great facilities, clean grounds and even better, we got a free tour of their crocodile enclosure and got to feed the wallabies. The staff were very friendly. This is real camping in the daintree rainforest.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

My wife and I stayed here overnight and found it amazing - the accomodation was good, clean and well serviced, the food was awesome and the highlight was all the birds and the snakes - what an easy place to go to - great people and highly recommend it

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