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    Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

    324 Land Road, via Lake Eacham | P.O. Box 776, Malanda, Queensland, Australia
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    “tree house” (57 reviews)
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    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    we had a wonderful stay at Rose Gums retreat. Very private, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the wildlife of the Australia rainforest. In just two days we saw cassuary, platypus, snakes and dozen of species of birds. The cabins are very well appointed, the...More

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    Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 6 May 2017

    Thank you for the kind review. You were lucky to see so much special wildlife. For the last 8 months we have been regularly seeing not just one but two Cassowaries on the property. The Cassowary is Australia's biggest bird, and it is still a...More

    Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

    This is a wonderful retreat lovingly constructed and developed by the very friendly owners over many years. The gardens and woods are wonderful and the views from the tree houses stunning. You have no feeling of anyone anywhere close to you at all as each...More

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    Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 6 May 2017

    Thank you Tony for the kind review. From the beginning at the planning stage to build Rose Gums we felt to maximum the 'living in the rainforest' experience we would site the treehouses about 100 metres apart. This guarantees total privacy with uninterrupted views of...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    What a great place to relax. We used this place as a base and traveled around the Tablelands area. Staff were very friendly and we had complete privacy. Great walks to the waterfall, but make sure you wear long pants on the wlak as we...More

    Thank Kathy W
    Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 6 May 2017

    Thank you for the kind review Kathy. Leeches can be an annoying feature of the walk near the creek if it has rained. At reception we give out free salt balls, which are effective in getting rid of the leech without having to touch them.

    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    Treetop chalets beautifully and sensitively built within the Tablelands rainforest. Remote and ideal location for spotting a whole variety of wildlife. Staff incredibly knowledgeable about surroundings and wildlife. Beds and living areas all extremely well appointed and comfortable. Ate in restaurant once but a great...More

    Thank Karen H
    Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 6 May 2017

    I am please you enjoyed your experience at Rose Gums. At the wildlife viewing sessions every morning at 8am, guests can see the colourful Rainbow Lorikeets and King Parrots, the we proceed to the adjoin rainforest to see the oldest and smallest kangaroo in the...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    230 acres of privately owned rainforest with just 9 tree-houses... I couldnt resist booking after I delved more deeply into the owners vision of this unique place . I was not disappointed. Bird watchers paradise,walking tracks which ranged from easy through to moderate. A wealth...More

    1  Thank the2sweeneys
    Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 23 March 2017

    Well, we are overwhelmed by your wonderful review, thank you so much. To read that you enjoyed your visit and the Rose Gums experience is worth a lot to Jon & I and all the team here.

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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Restaurant
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$259 - US$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    RedHairedGal
    29 July 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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    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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    29 July 2016|
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    I am sure they could arrange it for you if you let them know prior.
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    "All the tree houses are equally secluded and well appointed"
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