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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found the lodge per chance on the internet an had a realy superbe stay in that beautiful place. A big surprise to be welcomed in "schwizertuetsch"... Isabella and Hamish did everything to make the weekend unforgettable. Warm and friendly welcome, superbe dinner with exquisit white wine and finally wake up call by lots of birds...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with a leadership group. Hamish and Isobelle are great hosts. The cabins are comfortable if not basic. They are set in a beautiful location. The food is very good. A lovely dinner was had by all. Walking tracks to the old tin mine are close by

Thank jackirmic
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

After having done the Bloomfield track we ended up in the Mungumby Lodge. Some kms below Cooktown. Lovely place with a nice gardens and basic but beautiful rooms. But not only the place was nice also the food was beautiful both literally and figuratively. Not cheap, but definitely worth the money. Made by a Finnish cook and served by his... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Wonderful time at Mungumby. A complete escape from the tech world...no wifi, mobile, tv or radio...bliss. Would suggest that guests either have their own vehicle or have a driver on call as it is about 20 mins from Cooktown and a taxi will cast $100+. Excellent service from Hamish and the team...food is excellent. Super walk up to the falls,... More 

Thank Norman G
Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

I'd been planning to come to mungumby lodge for quite a while. I was wanting to drive the Bloomfield track from cape tribulation and needed a place to stay at the other end. We also had a pooch. Hamish and Isabella couldn't have been more friendly and inviting upon our arrival. The estate is hidden in thick rainforest and is... More 

Thank Beijingmichael
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Reviewed April 11, 2016

We stayed two nights on a long road trip out of Cairns up to Cooktown then down Bloomfield Tract and Daintree to Mossman. The setting is wonderful- just on the edge of the rainforest below Cooktown, backing up against some beautiful hiking trails and waterfalls. Very dramatic & pristine. We arrived as the sun was setting, having driven 5 hrs,... More 

Thank a s
San Diego, California
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

With some trepidation we booked a week at Mungumby - worried that most others seemed to stay for only a few days. However, this was one of our best vacations. The open air dining room and the early morning bird chorus were features. We were fortunate to be there right when the many mango trees had ripe fruit. We took... More 

Thank JohnandNuri
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

We spent two nights at Mungumby as our base for visiting Cooktown. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The property and its location are beautiful, with very well marked out walking tracks. I was disappointed with the overall standard of the cabin, which was quite small, very dark and no tea/coffee making facilities. For us waking up to the... More 

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Reviewed August 14, 2015

We (2 adults and 2 kids 7 and 14) spent one night at Mugumby on our way to Cooktown from cape tribulation, The place is magic and Hamisch is an excellent host eager to share his amazing knowledge of the flora, fauna, culture and history of the country. The walk from the lodge to the falls will remain in our... More 

Thank michel b
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Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We (family, kids aged 7 and 9) stayed two days (three nights) at Mungumby to bridge a rainy spell during our camping vacations. The lodge is relatively small (maximum of 32 guests if I remember correctly) and run by the owner family, which gives it a very personal touch. Indeed, we had a perfectly personalized service including tailored food for... More 

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Mungumby Lodge is the perfect base to explore the base of Cape York. Offering complete privacy and home-style comforts this preserved private estate is a fine example to Eco-tourism. You'll enjoy total relaxation in harmony with one of the world's oldest living rain forests and some of Australia's most colorful Aboriginal history. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mungumby Lodge

Address: Mungumby Road, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cooktown
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mungumby Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Mungumby Lodge Cooktown, Queensland
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“There are 10 separate huts built in a circle. Each was very private with a good ensuite,”
 of 5 bubbles JohnandNuri, Dec 14, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room which Richard Attenborough stayed in when he was here filming Early Life”
 of 5 bubbles Divers0, Dec 22, 2012 | Read review
“Bungalow 1 is the first one from the Lodge main building and is where David Attenborough stayed.”
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