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Cassowary House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lady runs the place and was so helpful, friendly and considerate to our needs. Even checked on me when she heard I was sick just to make sure I was alright and asked if she could get me anything. There is a brilliant rustic cottage in the middle of the rainforest with all the required bathroom, kitchen and hot... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We were just staying here as a base while we were on a house hunting trip. Not looking for animals at all, however, we saw the cassowary with chick VERY close up three times. Little marsupials, birds and butterfly's abound. Many we had never seen even as naturalised North Queenslanders. Sue is an excellent hostess with a wealth of local... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for only one night with my 5 month old daughter. I wish I could have stayed longer as I absolutely love the place. I found Cassowary house quite easily by just following the map and it is located on a road just before turning into Kuranda village. On arrival I was met by the owner who then... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is an excellent place to see Southern Cassowary and Victoria's Riflebird right from the veranda of the main house. Sue puts out a nice breakfast and you can enjoy the birds in the morning while you eat breakfast (highly recommended). You do not have unlimited access to this spot because it is their private residence and you must walk... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I'm a bird watcher and nature fanatic, and this is - hands down- one of the best places I ever staid. I really don't understand some of the critical comments - the rooms are spacious and nicely decorated and the beds are excellent. You're tucked in deep in the forest, with just the sounds of the forest. We woke up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stayed at Cassowary House in part because we were hoping to see a Southern Cassowary, which unfortunately we did not, because although "Missy" visited the property during our stay, she always came round at times when we were out. That was a disappointment, but the rest of the stay made up for it. Phil and Sue Gregory are exceptionally... More 

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Mt Tamborine, Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Cassowary House is tucked away in the rainforest. We made our way down a dirt road off Black Mountain road and were met by Sue, the host with a wealth of knowledge of rainforest and its fauna. From the start, we knew we had fallen upon a gem. Never come here if you hanker after 4 or 5 star accommodation,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This small little bed and breakfast is located in the rainforest, about an hour from Cairns and 10 minutes from Kuranda Village (if you want to get dinner). We stayed in the twin rooms, which provided two twin beds and a bathroom. The room was really nice, our friends stayed in the other one and had a refrigerator/mini-kitchen area though... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a wonderful stay here while we were on a Sicklebill Safari tour of the Atherton Tablelands. The accommodation is best described as a rainforest lodge, none of the standard designations really fit. Sue Gregory is a charming hostess and outstanding cook who is happy to help with dietary restrictions. We were were lucky to have Phil Gregory as... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This place is hard to rate, on the plus side the friendliness and knowledge of Sue is hard to beat and for wildlife, particularly birds, it is well worth a visit. We stayed in Catbird Cottage and saw the male cassowary within 10 metres of the Cottage three times. In fact my other half had the dubious honour of being... More 

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Address: Black Mountain Road, Kuranda, Queensland 4872, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Kuranda
Number of rooms: 4
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