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Rivers Edge Rainforest Retreat

on the Johnstone, Malanda, Queensland 4885, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A spectacular spot for some R & R on our road trip. Set in the rainforest next to the river, surrounded by so much wildlife. We saw so many different birds, a possum or two and heaps of wallabies that we got to feed. The bathroom was amazing!! Sitting in the spa with the rainforest all around was just bliss!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I agree with everything in the very detailed review describing the house. It's beautiful and the owners were very helpful and responsive. However, we were disappointed that the house is in something like a wooded suburban area--it's not really in the country. You pass one driveway after another as you approach the house. We could hear cars and trucks from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We have just returned from the Tablelands and had the pleasure of staying at "Cooinda". What a beautiful place. We were very comfortable and just loved the surroundings and atmosphere. The pademelons and bush turkeys were so cute and fun to have around. Some more kindling for the fire would be helpful, it just made it a little difficult to... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

my partner and i stayed at the coolara retreat for a week on the 19th of february 2011 and had the most awsume time there and yes it rained most of the time but we didn't let that stop us getting out and about. all though we didn't get to see everything we wanted to due to the weather, the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2009

There are two different chalets available at Rivers Edge Rainforest Retreat - Coolara and Cooinda. We stayed in the Coolara chalet for three nights at the beginning of September 2009 and were extremely happy and comfortable there. The Facts: Coolara is a secluded two storey wooden chalet surrounded by rainforest and wildlife. Upstairs contains a master bedroom with a huge... More 

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