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Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been going here for 8 years. The new owners, Justin and Christie and their family, are great. The food is excellent value for money (especially compared with other local establishments). The ambience is great, check out the pythons, and especially check out Baron the Cockatoo

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Broken Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We called into the Lync-Haven for lunch on our way back from the Daintree. A busy place with loads of seating. We had a yummy chicken burger sitting around the pet birds and snakes (I hate snakes, but it was okay, funny to watch other diners taking photos thinking they were fake). Enjoyable lunch and atmosphere.

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Dongara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed last night and thoroughly recommend this place. Our cabin was clean and very comfortable within meters of the Rainforest. Swamp wallabies and Agile wallabies outside our cabin, and birds, pythons and crocs, all donated because of injury so unable to be released back into the Wild make up an interesting collection of wildlife at Lync Haven. The restaurant menu... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Long wait times for food. The lady owner / cook became confrontational and rude when there was a mix up over our order. We will NEVER visit this establishment again! It's on a downward spiral since changing ownership.

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Thank TheRobinsonsofKetter
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Camped here on a very very wet day. Owner did all he could to help us find a gravelly spot to park on. He also recommended the Coral trout which I nearly didn't order as I don't like "trout". This is nothing like European trout. it was grilled with herbs served with a great salad and one of the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in at Lync-Haven today for lunch as part of our visit to the Daintree. Without overstating it at all this was the very best meal we've had in Australia during our two weeks here. The food was exceptionally fresh, beautifully presented, absolutely delicious and plentiful enough to satisfy two teenage sons. The setting included wallabies, cockatoos, and snakes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 2 days in the middle of the rainforest surrounded by wild animals like cassowaries, opossums and snakes. There are a few walking trails in the jungle that are very nice and a wallabies nursery where the kids where able to feed them. The owners are very nice and the restaurant is very good as well

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found Lync haven to be a lovely place, with great food and friendly staff. Being school holidays, it was slightly busier, but this didn't deter from the quietness of the place. The rooms weren't the cheapest and could do with some modernisation. The cafe area was fabulous and we ate two dinners there as well as a couple breakfasts.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here over the weekend and i think the school holidays and wet weather had overwhoverwhelmed the managers. When we checked in a large group of campers where also trying to check in and the cook was also on reception and still doing late lunch which made for a frantic panic on their behalf. Room was ok, on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and basic rooms. Super friendly and helpful hosts. Fresh food. Charming and intriguing collection of companion creatures - birds, snakes, wallabies. Sightings & sounds of cassawaries. Close enough to tours etc.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat is situated on 20 acres of pristine rainforest. With a natural board walk meandering along a peaceful waterway with fish, turtles and eels to find.Our cabin rooms are bright, fresh, fully air-conditioned and screened. We supply coffee, tea and milk in your room so you can make a cuppa then sit back and enjoy the rainforest outlook from your room and also pat the resident wallabies and kangaroos. You can also see our collection of endemic animals including snakes, crocodiles, lizards and birds.Our popular restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner where you'll find our prices affordable.We are a family owned and run business with staff that will always make you feel welcome.You will find us just 16kms north of the Daintree Ferry on the left hand side with beautiful tall palm trees in our front yard.We would love for you to experience the rainforest from Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience

Address: Lot 44, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Diwan
Price Range: $105 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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