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    Cow Bay Homestay

    160 Wattle CL, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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    Reviewed 23 July 2013

    We stayed here on our 'babymoon' - our last holiday together before our first child was born. It was simply the best B&B I have ever stayed in. We arrived in the afternoon and were met by the lovely Marion, whose first question was "how...More

    Thank Kate_Hansen_Norman
    Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 25 July 2013

    Hi, and so pleased to hear about your first child. Thank you for taking the time to write and so detailed too. That was a perfect full moon we had that day. Looking forward to your next visit with all three of you!

    Reviewed 10 July 2013

    A super nice and relaxing place in middle of the rainforest. It is not too far away from areas attractions and within walking distance from Cow Bay beach. The house itself had very relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Marion was very helpfull and welcoming. The only...More

    Thank Trad11
    Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 15 July 2013

    Thank you for writing this lovely review for us. Most guests have the same sentiment, whishing that they could stay longer. Regarding dinner options, here are 3 restaurants here in Cow Bay, one half way to Cape Tribulation and four in Cape Tribulation not counting...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2013

    My husband and I stayed at Cow Bay Homestay for 2 nights. The drive from Cairns was absolutely beautiful, especially after crossing the Daintree Ferry, and we were surprised at how short of a drive it felt! Marion was a wonderful hostess and made us...More

    Thank Tina25_13
    Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 6 July 2013

    You summed it up perfect. I hope you will be able to bring the family visitors later in the year. Thank you very much.Marion

    Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

    cow bay homestay was a lovely place to stay, great location, close to beach and wonderful rainforest gardens. House is wonderful and gives u a real feeling of relaxation and living in the rainforest. Marion was a wonderful and hospitable hostess and we would be...More

    Thank teges
    Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 29 June 2013

    Thank you for your review of our B&B. Good for us to know that you enjoyed your stay and took the time to write about it. Best regards, Marion

    Reviewed 23 April 2013

    We stayed here in April 2013 with our two children (8 and 10). We wanted to experience the rainforest away from the tourist trail, but in some comfort. This ticked all those boxes and more. It is a beautiful house in a stunning area and...More

    Thank RoddyK92
    Response from SunshineCowBay, Owner at Cow Bay HomestayResponded 26 April 2013

    Fantastic review from a great family. You really had the full wet season experience and I thank you for your great comments.

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Price range
    • US$161 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
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    10 September 2015|
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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
    20 March 2015|
    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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    "Cow Bay homestay B & B Daintree Rainforest Accommodation Marion Esser, 160 Wattle Close, Cowe Bay Old 4873"
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    "There are two rooms in the complex. We had the one closest to the car park. It was spacious and very good."
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    "Both rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable"
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