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Wait a While Daintree Retreat

Wait a While Daintree Retreat

  • AMENITIES
    • 3 Bedrooms
    • 2 Bathrooms
    • Carparks
    • Pool
    • Internet Access
    • Cable Tv/Austar
    • BBQ Facilities
    • Guest Laundry
    • Weekly Servicing
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  • PHONE
    • Direct: 1300 780 806
    • Int: +61 7 4059 59 59
Spacious Daintree Holiday Home - Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home is a unique long-house style home located at Cow Bay in the famous Daintree Wet Tropics World Heritage listed Rainforest. Whether it’s a family vacation, group holiday or couples getaway, Wait a While Rainforest Retreat provides the perfect holiday accommodation - sleeping up to 9 guests.

Wait a While Daintree Rainforest Retreat provides a tropical escape like no other. Nestled in the heart of the forest and near the shores of a tropical beach, this is a private holiday sanctuary that offers unlimited enjoyment of the surrounding natural beauty. Guests can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and re-connect with nature at Wait a While Daintree Rainforest Lodge. Wait a While Holiday Home provides a once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience in Tropical North Queensland Australia.

FROM $370 * Subject to Minimum Stay &
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Wait a While Daintree Retreat


House Features:
  • Solar Powered 
  • Large Balcony
  • 3 Bedrooms - 2 x king bedrooms, 2 king singles and a trundle pullout
  • Upstairs on the Mezzanine Queen bed (additional fees apply)
  • Cooking Facilities - FULL
  • Games/Recreation Room with Billard Table
  • Guest Library
  • Stereo & DVD Player
  • Internet Access
  • Telephone
  • Stairs
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Satelite TV
  • Cycle/Running Path
  • Iron
  • Outdoor furniture

Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home Facilities

Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home is a fully self contained house that is perfect for a family or group holiday in the rainforest sleeping up to 9 guests. Escape to the Rainforest and fall asleep to the sounds of nature and wake up to a new day, breathing in some of the cleanest air in the world.

In your back yard you will have a private salt water swimming pool that is fringed by rainforest gardens, just down the road there is a freshwater swimming hole to cool you off from the hot tropical sun, and of course Cow Bay Beach is only 600 meters away if you prefer swimming in the Coral Sea.

Cook, clean and cater for yourself at Wait a While Holiday Home in the Daintree Rainforest. The interior of the house features polished timber floors and cabinetry, antique furnishings, bright exotic colours, and hand crafted beds. The bedrooms and living area open up onto a furnished wrap around veranda and there is a pool table in the living area for those pool sharks. The self contained kitchen has everything necessary for your easy and breezy holiday.

Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home is fully self contained and features a gourmet timber kitchen complete with quality appliances, two bathrooms – and an additional outdoor shower, laundry with washing machine and entertainment facilities such as the internet, satellite television and sound system. A billiards table is provided for guests’ enjoyment. The furnishings and finishes at Wait a While Daintree are unique. Hand made bamboo beds, antique furnishings and splashes of exotic colour combine to create a unique tropical ambiance.

Indoor/outdoor living is at its finest at Wait a While Daintree Rainforest Lodge, and all living areas and downstairs bedrooms open onto a large wrap around veranda, complete with outdoor dining furniture. The upstairs retreat opens onto a private balcony that overlooks the forest and offers glimpses of the sapphire waters of the Coral Ocean.

This exotic holiday home extends onto large private decks that meet the turquoise waters of the saltwater swimming pool. The swimming pool is surrounded by unique plants of the rainforest and as such is reminiscent of a hidden rainforest rock pool. Deluxe barbeque facilities are provided for guests’ convenience, and fish captured from the Coral Sea can be grilled to perfection on the barbeque.

Dining alfresco is delightful at Wait a While Daintree, and guests are treated to exotic views of ancient rainforest and sounds of the ocean through the thick forest foliage. Outdoor living is the essence of the Australian culture, and Wait a While Holiday Home has provided the perfect facilities for guests to enjoy the tropical outdoors.

In addition to the excellent facilities at Wait a While, the golden shores of Cow Bay Beach are a 600 m barefoot stroll from Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home.

There is a full sized refrigerator, oven and stove, and plenty of crockery and cutlery. The living room has a television, CD and DVD player and the dining table seats six; there is also an outdoor dining area. The house has three bedrooms, two with King Beds and one with a two king single beds. An additional single bed can be arranged in the 3rd bedroom and, an additional double bed on the Mezzazanine level (fees apply). The house can sleep 6 people, with the flexibility to accommodate up to 9 at an additional fee.

Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home Design

This stunning pole framed timber home was designed by renowned South African architect Gavin Paddock and it reflects a traditional New Guinean long house. This unrivalled vacation home is a spacious 500sqm and contains more than 100 tonne of timber cultivated from countries like South Africa, Kashmir, New Guinea and The United States.

Completed in 1993, this elaborately stunning rainforest home is the largest single dwelling home constructed in the Daintree Rainforest and can comfortably sleep six guests in three bedrooms.

Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home nearby Attractions

Wait a While in the Daintree is an hour outside of Port Douglas and just over two hours away from Cairns. Wait a while is about 20 minutes south of Cape Tribulation. Get back to nature and connect with your inner being on a tranquil rainforest holiday with friends and family. Wait a While Holiday Home in the Daintree is an elaborate architectural masterpiece providing guests with a comfortable and convenient place to stay while exploring the Daintree Rainforest and The Great Barrier Reef.

Wait a While Holiday Home in the Daintree is only 600 meters away from the sapphire blue waters of Cow Bay. Cowbay is a striking destination where two World Heritage Listed Attractions: The Great Barrier Reef and The World Heritage Listed Rainforest meet in a dazzling display of universal beauty. Sunbake on the crisp white sands of Cow Bay and enjoy picturesque sites of the palm lined shores, Snapper Island and the azure coral waters.

Kayak or canoe through the warm tropical waters or alternatively stay dry and explore the coast horseback. There are several snorkelling, fishing and scuba diving tours that pick up from Cowbay each morning or cruise down the Daintree River or Coopers Creek in search of the powerful salt water crocodile- CRIKEE! Rainforest safaris are another great way to learn about the Wet Tropics Rainforest; explore the thick jungle that is home to some of the oldest plant and animal species on this planet.

It is advised to pre book your hire car before arriving in Tropical Cairns to avoid disappointment as there is no buses service Cow Bay. Please ask us for Car hire rates at time of booking.

The Daintree Coastline features some of the world’s most glorious tropical beaches, and Cow Bay Beach must be the best of the bunch. The sand sparkles and the turquoise waters of the ocean glisten. Out on the distant horizon lays Snapper Island and beyond is the Low Isles. Underneath the glassy ocean waters are vibrant and exotic coral gardens that are teeming with exotic fish and marine life. Guests can explore this tropical paradise on sea kayaks or day trips to the Outer Barrier Reef.

The Daintree Rainforest is the exotic backdrop of Cow Bay Beach and can be explored on foot, horseback or 4WD. Tropical North Queensland is the only place on the planet where two world heritage listed sites – the reef and the rainforest – co-exist side by side. Guests can explore these magnificent wonders of the world while holidaying at Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home. For information on tours and attractions consult with the experts at The Tour Specialsts by visiting tours in cairns and the tropical north queensland region.

Whether it’s a family vacation, group holiday or couples getaway, Wait a While Rainforest Retreat provides the perfect holiday accommodation.

Wait a While Daintree Rainforest Retreat provides a tropical escape like no other. Nestled in the heart of the forest and on the shores of a tropical beach, this is a private holiday sanctuary that offers unlimited enjoyment of the surrounding natural beauty. Guests can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and re-connect with nature at Wait a While Daintree Rainforest Lodge. Wait a While Holiday Home provides a once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience in Tropical North Queensland Australia.

Location

Wait a While Holiday Home in the Daintree Rainforest is located in the peaceful Cow Bay. From Cairns follow the Captain Cook Highway north past Port Douglas and Mossman. Cross the Daintree Cable Ferry and then drive 25 minutes until your reach Cow Bay.

Once your reach Cow Bay turn right on Buchanan Creek Road. Follow the road until it becomes gravel- drive for another kilometer until your see a sign that says Wait a While in the Daintree.

Accommodation Facilities

* Fees may apply to these and other services

  • 3 Bedroom Holiday House
  • Full Kitchen & Laundry Facilities
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Tropical Gardens
  • Large outdoor deck
  • 600m from Cow Bay
  • Solar Powered
  • Billiards Table
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen & Pool Towels Provided
  • CD Stereo
  • Guest Library
  • Additional outside shower by the pool
Check In Time:
2:00pm

Check Out Time:
10:00am

Map Location

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Address:
Lot 174 Buchanan Creek Road, Cow Bay, QLD

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1300 780 806

GPS Position (Latitude,Longitude):
-16.23288, 145.46123

Wait a While Daintree Holiday Home is a fully self contained house that is perfect for a family or group holiday in the rainforest. Escape the babble of society and enter an environment that is free from noise and clutter. Fall asleep to the sounds of nature and wake up to a new day, breathing in some of the cleanest air in the world.

Airport Transfers

Car Hires Airport Transfers

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing. All cancellations will be charged a $100 administration fee. Cancellations within 28 days of arrival, or no-show - no refund. Travel insurance is recommended

Children & Extra Bed

1st Child under 3 years stays FREE of charge. Additional guest $40 per night.

Please note: There are currently no Specials available for this property, please see the property Packages.

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Rates valid for the following periods (3 nights minimum stay)

1 Apr 16 - 31 Mar 17

1 Apr 17 - 31 Mar 18

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
Holiday Home 3+ nights Details Minimum stay - 3 nightsMin Total - $1,170 Rate for 6 People
(per night)
$390 Book
Holiday Home 7+ nights Details Minimum stay - 7 nightsMin Total - $2,590 Rate for 6 People
(per night)
$370 Book

CONDITIONS

  • Subject to availability
  • Additional people $40 per person per night
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing. $100 Cancellation Fee applies. Cancellations within 28 days of arrival incur 100% Fee.
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Holiday HomeMaximum Guests: 9
  • Three Bedrooms plus optional 4th Bedroom Mezzaine Level
  • Two King Beds
  • Two King Single beds plus optional trundle bed
  • Full Kitchen & Laundry facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Outdoor shower
  • BBQ facilities
  • Billiards Table
  • Guest Library & Games
  • Swimming Pool
  • Undercover Parking for 2 Cars
  • Additional Guest $40 per night