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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Rose Gums, thank you to Gabi for her care and attention. I had dental pain and she gave me a list of dentists nearby and let me use the office phone to make an appointment. Gabi gave a great wild...More

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Response from rosegums, Reception at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We at Rose Gums love to hear feedback from satisfied guests about our attention to detail and what services we offer!

Reviewed April 10, 2018

A stay at Rose Gums is highly recommended for those who would like to know more about the tropical rainforest environment , or those who simply want to enjoy the peace and quietness of living in one. Nine 'treehouses' have been cleverly inserted in the...More

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Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded April 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! Rose Gums is all about reconnecting with nature and the environment.. and leaving behind the hustle and bustle of everyday living! With this in mind, our accommodation has been designed to provide...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We have been doing a month touring New Zealand and Australia. Rose Gums Wilderness has been by far my favorite experience of the entire trip! The treehouse accommodations are so very private you can feel like you are alone in your own personal paradise. The...More

Thank Sangene
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you for your review. It makes our day to know we have very satisfied customers.

Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

When we arrived at.our tree house, we knew all other activities were off. This serene, completely quiet natural feast of forest, fauna and feathers was an unexpected gift of a lifetime. Everything was provided for self sufficiency for tree house living. A generous basket of...More

Thank Steve O
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded March 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. At this time of the year, there is a high chance of rain due to the monsoon that descends on Northern Australia in March. However, nature is always wonderful, but in a different way at this...More

Reviewed January 23, 2018

The individual units are beautifully integrated with the rainforest and it genuinely feels as though you are living alone in the Wilderness. The accommodation was spotlessly well maintained and the staff were extremely helpful. We enjoyed the provided breakfast basket and it's only a few...More

Thank Jeff R
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded January 24, 2018

We are so pleased that your experience at Rose Gums was enjoyable and that you have taken away such great memories. Rose Gums is ideally situated on the Atherton Tablelands to provide a base for exploring our wonderful region!

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Tennis Court
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Price range
$224 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$224 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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RedHairedGal
July 28, 2017|
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Response from rosegums | Property representative |
Hello, There is a difference of between 4 and 6 degrees in temperature between Cairns and the tablelands. we are almost 8oo metres higher . during our wet season we can get up to two metres of rain for the season, so it is... More
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RedHairedGal
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Although there are lots of trees about, I seem to remember the view from our cabin was quite open with hills in the distance
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Jadis2284
July 29, 2016|
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Response from TMbeachlover | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could arrange it for you if you let them know prior.
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
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"They are all good rooms!"
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"All the cabins seemed excellent to us"
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"Very private"
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