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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

Luxury Private Timber Treehouses featuring Spa-baths & Fireplaces including Complimentary Breakfast Hamper for your 1st Morning!  Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat offers luxury eco-friendly treehouse style accommodation amongst the Rainforest of Cairns Tablelands. Each private treehouse features the luxury of a spa bath and fireplace and spectacular views of Queenslands highest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere.

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is eco-certified, and allows guests to experience the rainforest of Tropical North Queensland while leaving no environmental footprint. Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat is situated on 230 acres of pristine Australian forest, and is bordered by Wooroonooran National Park, which allows visitors a one-of-a kind wilderness experience complete with freshwater streams, waterfalls and a myriad of exotic native rainforest creatures.

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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat Tree House Features:
  • Complimentary breakfast hamper for your first morning
  • Nine tree houses, ranging from one to two bedrooms
  • Large deluxe spa bath with sweeping views of rainforest
  • Private Balcony
  • Bathrobes and Slippers
  • King Beds
  • Self contained kitchen including microwave, gas cook top and refrigerator
  • Stereo, television, DVD, clock radio
  • Games and magazines
  • Bird book
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Bathrobes & all linen
  • Covered carport with BBQ
  • Upon request – binoculars, port-a-cot, high chair, tennis racquets

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Complimentary Breakfast - Complimentary self-cook breakfast hamper for first morning- featuring local produce (coffee, tea, sugar, milk, butter, yoghurt, bacon, eggs), bread, jams, cereals, juice, fruit.

Complimentary Wildlife Viewing - Every morning at 8am meet the owners to view the local Kangaroos & Parrots.

FREE Night Offer - Stay 3 nights and only pay for 2! Selected dates only BOOK NOW

Rose Gums Tree House Accommodation

This eco-tourist accredited retreat with its own rainforest streams, waterfall and bushwalks is an ideal getaway for couples and families. Enjoy luxury private pole and timber treehouses featuring spa-baths & fireplaces in the Cairns Highlands adjoining World Heritage listed Wooroonooran National Park with spectacular views of Mt Bartle Frere, Queenslands highest mountain. 

Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat provides unique accommodation – with only nine timber tree houses nestled amongst the world heritage listed forest. This is unique and exclusive one-of-a-kind holiday accommodation located in the heart of paradise. Each Studio Treehouse and Two Bedroom Treehouse features floor to ceiling windows which provide endless views of forest, Mt Bartle Frere (Queensland’s highest mountain) and a never ending variety of exotic tropical birds sweeping and swooping past your luxury chalet thru the canopy of the forest trees.

The tree houses can accommodate one to six people (all tree houses have unique bedding configurations), and Rose Gums prides itself on being a family friendly holiday retreat. The tree houses at Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat provide a unique ambiance, with high timber cathedral ceilings, handmade timber furniture, a wood burning fireplace and a deluxe spa bath perched near a window offering views of the tranquil rainforest.

The tree houses are separated by a veil of rainforest, offering a degree of privacy and seclusion offered no-where else. Each tree house is completely self contained, with all modern conveniences such as a fully equipped kitchen with microwave oven, gas cook top and refrigerator, a washer and dryer, a stereo, television, DVD and clock radio, linen and a covered carport with BBQ facilities.

Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat has all the decadent luxuries of a resort set amongst acres upon acres of pristine Australian wilderness. You can relax on your wide private veranda overlooking the countryside and mountains or sleep-in every morning in your deluxe king size bed. On arrival you will be greeted with a Complimentary Breakfast Hamper including bacon, eggs, bread, butter, jams, yoghurt, cereal, muesli, milk, ground coffee with plunger, tea & sugar and juices.  

For guests who are seeking a romantic escape for two, take advantage of the romantic special which includes freshly picked roses, delectable chocolates and a fine bottle of sparkling wine. Please ensure to ask at time of booking. Each guest at Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat will receive a complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers to enjoy during their stay at Rose Gums.

Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat provides a luxury bush escape that will make you feel like you’re a million miles from anywhere. Return to the hustle and bustle of everyday life completely relaxed and rejuvenated after your Rose Gums wilderness getaway.

Rose Gums Activities & Pristine Wilderness
Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat provides an environment which allows you to do as little or as much as you like. Play tennis on the full sized hard court tennis court, or play board games and puzzles in your tree house in front of a warm open fire. Rose Gums features Leaf Restaurant, a delightful tree house restaurant that serves a banquet of traditional Laos food. Where possible, the fresh produce used at Leaf Restaurant is food grown on Rose Gums property. There are an abundance of things to do and see for lovers of nature. Take one of the myriad of bush walks through the forest and spot some of the native denizens. There are over 160 species of birds on the property of Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat including cockatoos, parrots, Australian bush turkeys, kookaburras and finches. If you are lucky you may even spot the giant endangered Southern Cassowary. For the ornithologists amongst us Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is simply divine. Enjoy the variety of wildlife that call Rose Gums home, such as kangaroos, wallabies, possums and flying foxes. Watch out for the Hercules moth – the largest moth in the world, the electric blue Ulysses butterfly, or the majestic Cairns Birdwing butterfly.

There are numerous private freshwater swimming holes spotted around the Rose Gums property and National Park, perfect for a refreshing dip during the day, or a romantic midnight wallow underneath the moonlit Australian sky at night. While holidaying at Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat take time to appreciate nature. Rose Gums is named after the tree of the same name, otherwise known as Eucalyptus grandis. The Rose Gum is the largest, most majestic tree on the property, and its ghost white trunk and branches can be seen towering over the other lush trees in the forest. Rose Gums can grow 55 meters tall and 1.8 meters in diameter, and are an important habitat for native creatures. The Rose Gum branches are hallow, and provide the perfect cosy home for possums, gliders, owls and parrots.
 

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat Eco-Qualifications

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat provides the ultimate eco-friendly holiday, and the owners, Jon and Peta Nott, have worked tirelessly to ensure that all facets of the retreat are kind to the environment. During the construction of the retreat no tree was removed, and the design of the tree houses provide little environmental disturbance. Jon and Peta have undertaken a program of re-forestation, with the re-plantation over 20,000 native trees, which are now home to a variety of native animals. Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat embraces environmentally sustainable practices such as reducing energy and water usage, recycling and using only environmentally sustainable building materials. Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat is committed to education and research, and provides the perfect way for visitors of the region to enjoy the world heritage listed rainforest in an environmentally friendly manner. Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat also gives guests the opportunity to reduce and offset their carbon footprint by becoming intimately involved in re-planting trees. Have fun, re-connect with nature and earn carbon credits at the same time!

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat Conference Facilities

Rose Gums Wilderness Eco-Retreat provides a unique and distinctive venue for a conference or company workshop. The conference facilities can accommodate 30 participants in comfort. Rose Gums Retreat has a fully equipped meeting room and the capacity to undertake unique team building activities in an absolutely remarkable location. Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat has luxury accommodation for up to 34 guests, and the entire estate can be hired exclusively for your conference or event. The facilities at Rose Gums, such as the tennis court and restaurant will ensure your conference will be a success. For conference enquiries, or to book a conference please contact us.

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat Conference Facilities:
  • Facilities to cater up to 30 guests
  • A fully equipped meeting room including a over head projector, white board, flip board, AV equipment and internet access
  • Full catering facilities
  • Team building areas and break out facilities
  • Luxury accommodation for up to 34 guests
  • For car hire please visit transport in cairns and the tropical north queensland region

The Cairns Tablelands

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is a one-of-a-kind eco-friendly retreat in the heart of Cairns Tablelands. The Cairns Highlands (or Atherton Tablelands) region is home to a diverse range of environments – world heritage listed rainforests, National Parks and native Australian bushland. The Tableland region is steeped in indigenous Aboriginal and Colonial history, which continues to thrive today. Locals know the Cairns Highlands as the ‘Food Bowl’ of Tropical North Queensland, as it is home to many exotic fruit, cattle and dairy farms. There are an amazing amount of natural wonders located at the Cairns Highlands such as volcanic freshwater crater lakes, majestic waterfalls and small quaint townships such as Yungaburra. Yungaburra is a heritage listed Village that boasts a variety of cafes, restaurants and cottage industry with a backdrop of rolling green patchwork paddocks and hills in the distance. Whether it be exploring the Tropical North Queensland region, or exploring the 230 acres at Red Gums Retreat, you are sure to have a unique and unforgettable eco-friendly holiday experience.

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is located amongst pristine Australian wilderness, and provides an eco-friendly holiday experience where you can explore as much or as little of Tropical North Queensland as you like. The perfect Rainforest Retreat in Far North Queensland.

Location

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is situated 80 minutes drive from Cairns and is located on the Cairns Highlands. Rose Gums is 20 minutes from the Village of Yungaburra and 15 minutes from the Village of Malanda.

For car hire rates please visit Car Hire Options for your holiday in Cairns and the Tropical North Queensland region. We can also arrange a package including your accommodation and tours from Mission Beach to Cooktown and everywhere in between!

Accommodation Facilities

* Fees may apply to these and other services

  • Set on 230 Acres of private rainforest
  • Private and secluded fully equipped Treehouses
  • Pure spring water piped into your Treehouse
  • Luxury Spa Bath
  • Fireplace
  • Bird Watching
  • Platypus Viewing
  • Walking Tracks
  • Freshwater swimming holes
  • Tennis Court - hard court
  • FREE WiFi at Reception
  • Book Exchange
  • DVD guest Library
  • Leaf Restaurant
  • Conference Centre
Check In Time:
2:00am

Check Out Time:
11:00am

Map Location

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Address:
Lales Drive, Lake Echam, QLD

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1300 780 806

GPS Position (Latitude,Longitude):
-17.29066, 145.64163

Luxury private pole and timber treehouses featuring spa-baths & fireplaces in the Cairns HighlandsRose Gums Wilderness Retreat has luxury pole and timber treehouses. All accommodation is fully self-contained from studio layout treehouses to 2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms treehouses.
Family treehouses cater for up to 6 guests. Children are very welcome.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellations more than 14 days prior to the arrival date a cancellation fee of $25 is payable. Within 14 days of arrival one nights accommodation will be charged.

Children & Extra Bed

Families are welcomed. Children under 2 years stay FREE using existing bedding. Cot available $10 per night payable on arrival. Additional Guest/rollaway bed $30 per night payable on arrival.

Stay 3 Pay 2

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

1 Dec 17 - 23 Dec 17

1 Jan 18 - 30 Jun 18

Stay 3 nights and only pay for 2 Nights

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
Studio Treehouse Details Minimum stay - 3 nightsMin Total - $688 Rate for 2 People
(per paid night)
$344avg. $229 Book
Two Bedroom Treehouse Details Minimum stay - 3 nightsMin Total - $792 Rate for 4 People
(per paid night)
$396avg. $264 Book

CONDITIONS

  • Maximum 1 Free night per booking
  • Includes Complimentary Breakfast hamper for 1st morning
  • Subject to Availability
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellations more than 14 days of arrival $25 fee applies. Within 14 days of arrival one nights accommodation will be charged.
  • Rollaway Bed for additional Child $30 per night payable on arrival. Cot available $10 per night payable on arrival.
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Includes Complimentary Welcome Breakfast Hamper

Subject to availability
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Rates valid for the following periods (2 nights minimum stay)

1 Apr 17 - 30 Jun 17

1 Dec 17 - 31 Mar 18

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
Studio Treehouse 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $688 Rate for 2 People
(per night)
$344 Book
Two Bedroom Treehouse 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $792 Rate for 4 People
(per night)
$396 Book

CONDITIONS

  • Includes Complimentary Breakfast hamper for 1st morning
  • Minimum 2 Night stay on weekends
  • Minimum 3 Night stay Christmas, New Year and Easter
  • Subject to Availability
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellations more than 14 days of arrival $25 fee applies. Within 14 days of arrival one nights accommodation will be charged.
  • Rollaway Bed for additional Child $30 per night payable on arrival. Cot available $10 per night payable on arrival.
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Includes Complimentary Welcome Breakfast Hamper

Subject to availability
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Rates valid for the following period (2 nights minimum stay)

1 Jul 17 - 30 Nov 17

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
Studio Treehouse 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $768 Rate for 2 People
(per night)
$384 Book
Two Bedroom Treehouse 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $884 Rate for 4 People
(per night)
$442 Book

CONDITIONS

  • Includes Complimentary Breakfast hamper for 1st morning
  • Minimum 2 Night stay on weekends
  • Minimum 3 Night stay Christmas, New Year and Easter
  • Subject to Availability
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellations more than 14 days of arrival $25 fee applies. Within 14 days of arrival one nights accommodation will be charged. No Shows 1 Night Fee.
  • Rollaway Bed for additional Child $30 per night payable on arrival. Cot available $10 per night payable on arrival.
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REVIEWED
22 July 2015

Rose gums wilderness retreat was great! The people were very welcoming and the accomodation was comfortable and had everything we needed. Although it did get a little chilly at night! The food at the restaurant was delicious but pricey.
Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat Guest Review


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Studio TreehouseMaximum Guests: 3
  • King Bed or 2 Singles
  • Large spa bath
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Self-contained kitchen
  • Private verandah
  • Convection microwave oven
  • 4 pot gas cook top
  • Large spa bath
  • Bathrobes & Slippers
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo/television/DVD/CD player
  • Games/magazines/bird book
  • Covered carport
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • All linen
  • Complimentary breakfast hamper
  • BBQ
  • Max 3 Guests (fees apply)
Two Bedroom TreehouseMaximum Guests: 5
  • 2 King Beds, or 1 King & 2 Single Beds
  • Large spa bath
  • Bathrobes & Slippers
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Self-contained kitchen
  • Private verandah
  • Convection microwave oven
  • 4 pot gas cook top
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo/television/DVD/clock radio
  • Games/magazines/bird book
  • Covered carport
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • All linen
  • Complimentary breakfast hamper
  • BBQ
  • Max 5 guests (fees apply)