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    Wait a While in the Daintree

    Buchanan Creek Road, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Daintree EcoLodge & Spa
    512 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Daintree
     
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    160 reviews
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    263 reviews
    #1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Diwan
     
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    • Excellent73%
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    Daintree EcoLodge & Spa
    512 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Daintree
     
    Daintree Rainforest Retreat
    141 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Cow Bay
     
    The Epiphyte Bed and Breakfast
    160 reviews
    #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Cow Bay
     
    Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience
    263 reviews
    #1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Diwan
     
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    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    We had an amazing time. Everything you needed was there and not too far to local shop if need be. So quiet and private only the noise of nature. So many things to do no need for computers or TV total relaxation for all of...More

    Thank bbpk2016
    Reviewed 5 September 2016

    Lovely house in Cow Bay. Beach just down the road and easy to walk to. Lots of wildlife as expected as IN the rain forest. Kerry the owner/manager was extremely helpful checking to make sure we were OK and booking trips for us with discounts....More

    Thank Beverley M
    Reviewed 26 August 2016

    Great house, with a nice pool, close to an excellent beach. For a group or a family, this house is perfect. It is in the rainforest, so YES you are likely to see spiders, small native marsupials, and if you're really lucky, even bigger wildlife....More

    Thank Jo I
    Reviewed 18 August 2016
    Google Translation

    We verbleven 3 dagen in dit mooie grote huis midden in het regenwoud. Het is een bijzondere ervaring om hier...More

    Thank Thea H
    Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

    What a gem of a house!! If your after a peaceful stay in an all timber house surrounded by rainforest, then this is the place. The kitchen had everything you would need including s wok. With the house being solar powered, there is no air...More

    Thank snerznsmiley
    Daintree EcoLodge & Spa
    512 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Daintree
     
    Daintree Rainforest Retreat
    141 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Cow Bay
     
    The Epiphyte Bed and Breakfast
    160 reviews
    #1 of 3 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Cow Bay
     
    Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience
    263 reviews
    #1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Diwan
     
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    Room Tips
    "Excellent sleeping arrangements"
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    "We booked and had the whole house. Was excellent value."
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    "Don't leave out food. Shoes left outside might get dragged around the garden and chewed up!!"
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