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Barking Owl Retreat

409 Hough Road | Kairi, Atherton, Queensland 4872, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole R Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful and relaxing place to stay in the tablelands!!! The cabin was clean, the bed was super comfy and the spa bath topped it all off. We fished in the dam, had a camp fire and loved the BBQ on the deck. Barking Owl is a short drive to most activities the tablelands has to offer or you... More

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Hi Nicole, Thank you for taking the time to review our retreat. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Tanya More

Sydney
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A warm welcome by Tanya and lots of handy info was wonderful. Our cottage Devils Lair is the most private one and just so peaceful. Delightful views over green fields and trees and lots of birds around in the bushes and the trees and overhead. The deck is just great to sit and have brekkie or read and relax or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My wife and I had a 1 night getaway at this lovely property. We were impressed with the cleanliness and completeness of the cabin. Every thing you could need layed out in a sensible manner. The Cabins were furnish beautifully and the bed was a Goldilocks one. We had dinner in Yungaburra which is only 10 mins away.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Loved staying here with the family. Close to Tinaroo dam, near Tolga pub(good meal) and lots of tourist things to do. Kids loved having a BBQ the back deck ,the spa and roasting marshmallows on the fire near the large dam on the property. Love to come back!!!

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Peaceful, relaxing and everything you could need. We stayed two nights and it wasn't long enough , at least another day for just lazing around would have been fantastic! A great base to see all the attractions in the district and then relax in the peace and quiet. A great private setting in a cozy cottage, we had the two... More

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We stayed at the Barking Owl early Dec and had a great time. This is a beautiful area perfect for getting away from it all and taking in the ' serenity ' . The cottages are absolutely spotless and perfectly organised with everything you need, even fishing gear is supplied and roomy enough for 2 adults and 2 children in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Even before I actually got there, I believed I was I was going to like “Barking Owls Retreat” in the Atherton Tablelands. I was NOT disappointed. Tanya, the hostess and owner of this lovely, secluded B&B, was very attentive in finding out what would make us comfortable, before we ever left the US. I told her I was lactose intolerant... More

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We only stayed a night in the Dingo's lair but loved every minute of it. So...o...o relaxing and Tanya's attention to detail was superb with not a thing we were without.Fishing or just sitting on the deck watching the may birds or wildlife go by with a glass of champagne,who could ask for more.It would be perfect for a romantic... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The Dingo's lair lived up to its description. Very private, relaxing & peaceful. Very nicely presented and clean. Spa bath - Fantastic. Tanya and Chris gave a warm welcome and then left us in peace. Food hamper was great. Robin who is the contact for massages was also very good. Weekend went too fast.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Beautiful setting for a peaceful relaxing weekend with friends and family. We chose this accommodation due its proximity to LakeTinaroo; alas the weather was awful so no boating took place. It didn't matter as we enjoyed catching up on rest, the kids loved fishing at the dam and all managed to catch ( and return) fish. Adults sat under cover... More

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Address: 409 Hough Road | Kairi, Atherton, Queensland 4872, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Atherton
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