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Flames of the Forest

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Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination so relaxing and uplifting you will never want to leave. A completely intimate, natural experience set within the candle lit rainforest under a black silk canopy highlighted by...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Mowbray River Road, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want something special to finish your holiday this is it. A great Aboriginal cultural experience with a feast of great food and drinks. Yes it is expensive but it is worth it. Price included pick up and return transport from Port Douglas. Set...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank V647BIdavidh
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

What an incredibly pleasant surprise. Flames of the Forest was an wonderful experience. Our transfer pulled up on a dark dirt road and through the trees we could see long strings of light... as we wandered through the forest, along a path lit by flaming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 76almo
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I was concerned this would just be another generic tourist dinner event, far from it, the whole evening was well organised, excellent food (I’m vegetarian and they catered for me well with 24 hours notice). The story telling was wonderful and sharing tables meant we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bramshot
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife and i have been coming to Port Douglas for 15 years and finally decided to go to Flames Of the forest.., all i can say i wish we had done it earlier. Just go and enjoy it. Ticks all the boxes..!

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank 425willt
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful night! Walking through the candle lit path towards the fairy lights was a great way to start our night! 6 course tasting menu included kangaroo and crocodile yummm!!!. Entertained by Stu playing guitar and singing, and being waited on by efficient and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed September 27, 2018

I was fortunate enough recently to have an amazing Saturday evening at Flames of the Forest. I am a solo traveller, and on booking let the people know. On arrival I was warmly welcomed by the staff, and placed at a table in the front,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Laurie G
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Our send time back and it just gets better. Food is incredible and a pure delight combined with the whole ambiance it really is one of those things that is hard to beat anywhere and in such a peaceful location. The two aboriginal brothers that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank zaxsons
Reviewed September 14, 2018

It is hard to explain how much we enjoyed this presentation. We have been to a number of Maori events in NZ and thought that we owed it to ourselves to go to an aboriginal event in Australia. It was totally different to the NZ...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Flames of the forest is a short distance from Port Douglas. A courier picks you up from your accommodation and transfers you to the venue. It is stunningly set out in open. Champagne and hors d'ouvres are served on arrival. The staff are friendly and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank vjackson2017
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This venue is spectacular, a fantastic beautiful haunting venue with spectacular food, Dave the chef is a friend of mine and I can tell you he puts his heart into every service. All the best, Geordie.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Why did they feel they had been friends for many years ?
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September 17, 2017|
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Saturday nights were the night they did the romantic dinners so I think that would be the night. The other nights were communal tables which were actually really good even though I was a little dubious at first.
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Hi amuehllechner, The Aboriginal Cultural Experience is available for children from 6 years of age. The evening runs from 7.30pm to 10.30pm plus transfer time, so provided your children are OK with the late night, they are... More
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