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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

4.0 of 5 Ranch   |   324 Land Road, via Lake Eacham | P.O. Box 776, Malanda, Queensland, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gaborone, Botswana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily the best of 7 places we stayed in during a recent trip to Oz. The cabins are simply stunning - carefully located, cleverly designed, beautifully finished and well equipped. The walks on the property are great, and Peta is full of useful advice about the area. The food in the little restaurant was just superb (and this with a... More

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Thank you for taking the time to review Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that as overseas guests, you enjoyed the Australian tropical rainforest experience. More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I flew in to Cairns, hired a vehicle and drove to Rose Gums Retreat in about eighty minutes. We stayed for six nights and could not believe we had found such a paradise. A beautiful treehouse with stunning views over rainforest and mountains. So isolated and private, but close to all major attractions such as volcanic crater... More

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Thank you for your review of Rose Gums. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the beauty and tranquility of this unique environment. More

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just loved the serenity , beautiful cabin with log for and spa bath overlooking the rainforest . Lovely getaway for a wedding Anniversary. Restaurant has small but delicious menu , cooked to perfection . Not far from village to stock up if needed . Would stay there again in a heartbeat .

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Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Rose Gums and we will look forward to welcoming you back again soon More

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is the perfect place to stay in the tablelands in winter. We had the fire going while the rain was pouring outside and there was nothing to do but totally relax. Some good books, magazines and a glass of wine, is the perfect recipe to unwind and spend time with your loved one. Much of the time you find... More

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Thank you for your wonderful review of Rose Gums. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and will look forward to seeing you again. More

Wien
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed there for one night and we were absolutely content, better astonished. This is a beautiful place. The tree hiuse was wonderful, with a beautifuk view into the rainforest. The construction of the tree house was wonderful. The animal feeding in the morning was funny. Eating in the restaurant on site was more than delicious. We took a walk... More

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Solihull
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15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful holiday in Australia which included 3 days at Rose Gums. Could have spent far longer at the retreat and the surrounding area, there is lots to do and see. Tree houses have spectacular views over the tree tops, listening and watching the noisy birds as they feed and roost. The retreat is well fitted out,... More

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Situated in the tropical rainforest of Cairns Highland, the lodge provides excellent escape to nature. Cleanliness of the rooms/cottages is just average. The housekeeping is only done once a week. But the lodge provide exceptional facilities for nature lovers: 3 different tracking trails, access to creek & waterfall,observing platypus, parrots, rat kangaroo, and many others. The birdlife in the area... More

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Winchester, UK
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26 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This amazing resort has to be seen to be believed. Your very own tree house - beautifully designed with all facilities & more. Watch sunrise over the Forest from your very comfortable bed, your deck area or even your own spa bath!! Take an early morning bird walk with Jon - 40+ species. Breakfast hamper provided is enough for 2days.... More

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Portland Victoria Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I came with my daughter, son in law and grand daughter for an overnight stay after deciding to head to the tablelands for a bit of R n D and found Rose Gums Wilderness retreat. We found our treehouse to be amazing and could have easily lived here forever !!!!! The treehouse was first class with all the beautiful timber... More

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Worcestershire
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

A unique experience, particularly for bird lovers. Spacious cabins. Charming and helpful hostess/owner. Excellent breakfast hamper provided, together with lots of helpful extras for self catering I.e. Oil, condiments, etc. need to purchase own food for cooking prior to arrival as this is an isolated location. On site restaurant food was first class and the chef warm and friendly.

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Address: 324 Land Road, via Lake Eacham | P.O. Box 776, Malanda, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Malanda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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