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Cow Bay Homestay

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Reviewed 5 February 2014

A bit remote location but that is one of the charming aspects of this lodge. The most charming aspect is Marion of course. With her inimitable German/Australian English accent she really entertained us in a very pleasant way. The house is simply fabulous, giving an...More

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Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 7 February 2014

What a wonderful review, thank you. I do hope you will be returning again; looking forward to it.

Reviewed 6 January 2014

If you want to get away from it all in the peace and tranquility of a tropical rainforest, then this is the place for you. We immediately relaxed and felt totally at ease, but at the same time were not so far from magical features...More

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Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 8 January 2014

Great feed back for us and tips for new visitors, thank you. Hoping to see you again here in Cow Bay,....anyway....what are 11 000 miles.....just time and distance.

Reviewed 16 December 2013

A wonderful place in a wonderful environment. A beautiful 'open' house in the rainforest. Really magnificent !! Away from stress en noise, no phone or internet, what a relief :) Marion is very kind and hospitable. We had a great time at Cow Bay Homestay....More

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Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 22 December 2013

So good to read your review. Thank you very much. Maybe you will visit our part of the world again in the future.

Reviewed 14 December 2013

We had the great pleasure of sharing Marion's rainforest retreat for six days during October. What a delightful, natural and ecologically diverse base from which discover Cow Bay and its treasures! Marion has created and nurtured this haven over a number of years with her...More

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Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 18 December 2013

Such fun to read your detailed review and you certainly have earned your reviewer badge. Thank you so much; I do hope other travellers are inspired to come for a visit here in the beautiful Daintree Rainforest.

Reviewed 9 December 2013

I just had the most divine stay at Cow Bay Homestay. Marion could not have been more helpful or welcoming, she is just so enthusiastic and gave me great information about everything nearby. I was at an advantage as I had already spent a week...More

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Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you lots for your great review. Loved the 'divine' bit.... I do hope you manage to come back with your partner, when you both take a break from working.

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$160 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$160 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from SunshineCowBay | Property representative |
Thank you for this question. I do not recommend you try this by yourself as you say you cannot swim. You can still book a snorkelling trip with Ocean Safari and advice the boat that you cannot swim and the instructor will... More
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Response from Kim_H_and_Family | Reviewed this property |
The only way I know is to rent a car. Ask Marion, the proprietor of Cow Bay Homestay. She will know how to advise you.
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