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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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Room & Suite (60)
Dining (8)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
324 Land Road Butchers Creek, Malanda, Queensland 4885 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Tennis Court
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing few days staying at Rose Gums. It’s an immersive experience. You are in the jungle and it feels like it, looks like it and sounds like it all the time. The cabins are really well equipped and comfortable (great breakfast hamper). The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank andymT9308MD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by Trish at the reception desk who was very helpful throughout our three night stay. The stay was in a spacious 2 bedroomed tree house(Whipbird, treehouse 6) which was well equipped with everything we needed. There is a breakfast hamper provided which...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Rose Gums for two nights toward the end of November (not long enough!!). We were in Treehouse 6 Whipbird, which sleeps 4 but there were just 2 of us so it felt spacious and roomy. We were amazed driving to the reception...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank kat90
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded December 12, 2018

Dear Kat, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! We are glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your spacious treehouse and all that it has to offer. Sitting on the balcony and listening to the weird and wonderful sounds of...More

Reviewed November 24, 2018

We had cabin 2 Chowchilla with a free view over the small valley, without sight of other cabins. Overall size 6 x 6 m, including bathroom of over 5m2 having a jacuzzi. The balcony is an additional 16 m2. Sunrise from bed. Outside in the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank huys25
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your review! With all of our accommodation, you get beautiful views as you relax on the balcony and enjoy all of our full facilities that we offer in the treehouses. In addition, we offer free wildlife viewing at 8am every morning where...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

We stayed for 3 nights on honeymoon. Guest have their own tree lodge house (complete with useful washer/dryer) with AMAZING view over the rainforest canopy. You feel like no one is around for miles and listening to the sounds of the rainforest is very relaxing....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We at Rose Gums take pride in our serene treehouse experience, as you absorb the beautiful sights and sounds of the nature and wildlife, while being disconnected with the outside world. We are glad to see that you thoroughly...More

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Description
Enjoy a secluded rainforest retreat in the cool highlands above Cairns, all our treehouses are self-contained featuring spa baths, fireplaces and magnificent views. The 93 HA property has 9 kilometres More of walking tracks and over 160 species of birds and other wildlife, including Platypus that inhabit our pristine rainforest creeks. Delight in our own in-house restaurant, LEAF, a private dining experience in the tree-tops. Your hosts Peta & Jon are very friendly and helpful and are looking forward to meeting you soon. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$168 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Malanda
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
$168 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Malanda
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Traveler (171)
Room & Suite (60)
Dining (8)
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tutorrobyn
August 10, 2018|
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Response from 551GPG | Reviewed this property |
Only marginally better, I believe. Rainfall in the wet season is remarkably variable,and you just have to take your chances.
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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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Room Tips
"Lodge 8 had wonderful views"
368ayseb
Nov 7, 2018
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"Different tree houses have different views... possibly ask for more info when booking."
michaelk116
Aug 26, 2018
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"All the lodges looked excellent and were well placed so they did not over look each other."
stevehI691XP
Aug 20, 2018
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
Sharpedgehatter
Jan 10, 2018
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