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Rainforest Hideaway

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Lot 19 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are adventurest and even not ( I am not ) This is a great place...We had the cabin with the outside bathroom..okay we are not young...so showering and etc. outside was quite frightening...but we embrased it and loved every minute...Robert the young man who runs the bed and breakfast is so informative and a pleasure to sit and... More 

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Bicester, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally original, quirky and if you love nature a must visit location. The buildings have all been built by the owner Rob over 20 years. The minimal amount of rain forest that was cleared for the buildings seems to have crept right back up to the walls. The sounds of the rainforest are constant and loud. Electricity is provided by... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxing, different and novel, but most of all the comfiest bed we had so far on our trip to Australia. Rob the owner made us welcome, recommended somewhere nice to eat for the evening and then made us breakfast which included a taster plate of various unusual fruits. If you want to get down with nature then this is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my husband are city visitors in general so Cape tribulation was a bit of a shock to the system. The natural beauty is astounding. We drove up from cairns and stayed at Robs magnificent hideaway for two nights in a bungalow. They were incredibly welcoming and the property itself is very unique. I do have a bit of... More 

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Pickering North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We loved our hut on stilts open to the elements at night. It was a very restful place and we were very private although not far from the rest of the accommodation. Quirky, in nature, genuine experience. Fruit bats in the morning but missed the cassowary.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

what an absolute surprise! A good one. My first reaction was 'no aircon,' as it was in November, but we certainly didn't need aircon. Not only are you staying in a rainforest, you are showering in a rainforest with the outdoor bathroom. Totally privacy from humans. Funky sculpture trail with lots of great art hidden amongst the greenery. We will... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I feel as though I could have stayed here for all eternity. Just sitting and looking, drinking it all in, every inch of this property is treasure for the eyes. We saw wild cassowarys, took a mystical journey through the sculpture trail (protected from sun and rain by a lush canopy care of mother nature) and spent nights listening to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Why am I so lucky..To find this gem cold off a Cape Tribulation site was just pure magic. First night we spent in the very private treetop hideaway to wake up there on Christmas day...what a present. Next night we stayed at the house surrounded by the most beautiful ponds full of amazing flora & fauna. Paradise springs to mind... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

We had the privilege to stay for three nights in December at the Rainforest Hideaway with Rob and Aruni. The place is pretty unique and, for us, the whole experience started in Cairns where our plane from Hamilton Island landed. We rented a car and started our journey to Cape Tribulation. The road to the Daintree national park, about 150... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We traveled to Daintree to experience the rainforest. Our stay at Rainforest Hideaway was an important part of this great experience. Our cabin was more or less part of the rain forest with its out door bath and free flow ventilation. Yet bugs were never a problem - we were told the bats get the credit. Our host, Rob, was... More 

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