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Sweetwater Lodge Atherton Tablelands

Sweetwater Lodge Atherton Tablelands

Atherton Tablelands Accommodation Romantic Escape - Located in the Atherton Tablelands a short drive from Port Douglas you will find Sweetwater Lodge offering luxurious accommodation in one of two exclusive private cottages set on 160 acres of private rainforest and native landscaped gardens.

Surrounded by the mountain range of Mt Lewis on the Cairns Tablelands, your eco retreat awaits with stunning mountain views, pristine freshwater creek, bush walking trails, bird watching, wildlife spotting including the elusive platypus, or perhaps just relaxing on your private balcony with your special someone.

Sweetwater Lodge is the ultimate Honeymoon and romantic getaway for your next special occasion.

Talk to us about our latest accommodation offers on 1300 780 806

Extended Stay Specials - Stay 5+ Nights and 7+ Nights & SAVE 

FROM $275* * Subject to Minimum Stay &
Date Validity

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Sweetwater Lodge Atherton Tablelands

Accommodation Features

  • King Bed
  • Spacious Verandah with Mountain Views
  • En-suite with Bathtub 
  • Indoor/Outdoor Rain Shower
  • Log Fire
  • Verandah with Kitchen & Dining Facilities
  • Herbal Tea & Local Coffee making facilities
  • Weber BBQ
  • Lounge Area
  • Binoculars, Books, Games for guest use
  • Weekly Service
Fresh Flowers On Arrival Enjoy complimentary fresh flowers on arrival, selection of Herbal Teas, Local Coffee, and luxury bathroom amenities.

Extended Stay Specials - Stay 5+ Nights and 7+ Nights & SAVE 

Luxury Cottage Retreat
Each of the two luxury cottage retreats offer private accommodation for couples featuring a large King Bed, open plan lounge area and spacious verandah complete with kitchen and alfresco dining area to be able to appreciate the natural surroundings.

Perched on a hill overlooking the rainforest and creek beyond these private retreats offer modern conveniences and fitted with custom made Australian style furniture made from North Queensland timbers along with artwork by local artists.

Outdoors are brought inside with the spacious balcony - perfect spot to watch the wallabies in the distance.  Enjoy preparing a meal in your kitchen with a view, complete with ceramic cook top, Weber BBQ, fridge and microwave.  Ask us about additional Breakfast hampers available on request (fees apply).

The en-suite bathroom includes a Spa Bath along with a separate indoor/outdoor rain shower along with luxury bathroom amenities on arrival.

After exploring the local freshwater creek, or surrounding walking tracks you can return to your private cottage to relax and enjoy the tranquility of this special place, and simply enjoy the sounds of nature, or indulge yourself the time to enjoy a book or board game provided for guests.  During Winter you can curl up infront of the of the warm log fire place in the cool of the evenings - the perfect romantic getaway!

Sweetwater Lodge Activities

Enjoy a rejuvenating swim in the spring-fed freshwater creek or maybe string up your hammock on the water's edge to listen to the abundant birdlife and simply enjoy the sounds of nature.

Overlooking the Platypus Pond is a BBQ Hut equipped with dining and kitchen facilities for guest's use along with relaxing sun lounges to cool off by the creek on a warm day, or enjoy the night sky while sitting around a warm fire at the outdoor fireplace.

From picknicking, birdwatchin, wallabies, Ulysees butterfly and looking out for the resident Platypus, Sweetwater Lodge is a haven for nature lovers and anyone wanting to escape the pressures of a modern world. Guided bird watching tours can be arranged on request, or wander around the properties walking tracks through mountain rainforest, open grassland and around the gardens surrounding the lodges.

Atherton Tablelands Attractions

With a range of beautiful natural attractions nearby, Sweetwater Lodge is a great base for exploring the Atherton Tablelands including Lake Barrine, Lake Echam, Curtain Fig Tree, Malanda Falls, Milla Milla Falls, and Herberton Historic Village. Not to mention Port Douglas (30mins drive) for a day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, and exploring Mossman Gorge and further north to the Daintree River and Cape Tribulation.  

For a scenic view ensure to book a Hot Air Balloon ride over the tablelands as the sun rises.  Every weekend there is a market on somewhere on the Tablelands - Atherton Markets, Mareeba Markets, Malanda & Yungaburra Markets to suggest a few.


Located 30 minutes from Port Douglas, and approx 1hr 15mins from Cairns Airport, Sweetwater Lodge cottages is an ideal santuary to explore the local region.  

Please ensure to advise approximate arrival details to arrange arrival instrustions.

Ensure to ask us about planning your trip to so you can experience the best of the world heritage rainforest, waterfalls, and of course the Great Barrier Reef.

Accommodation Facilities

* Fees may apply to these and other services

  • Private Luxury Cottages
  • Log Fire
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Platypus Pond
  • Freshwater Swimming Spot
  • Walking Tracks
  • Local Wallabies & Wildlife Spotting
  • Bird Spotting
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2472 Mossman - Mt Molloy Road, Julatten, QLD

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1300 780 806

GPS Position (Latitude,Longitude):
-16.62650, 145.31580

* 28km Mossman
* 41km Port Douglas
* 83km Kuranda
* 95km Cairns Airport
* 57km Daintree River
* 93km Cape Tribulation

Airport Transfers

Car Hires Airport Transfers

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing. Within 30 - 3 days of arrival will incur a fee of 20% of the entire booking unless the property is re-let for the entire period of the original booking. Within 2 days of arrival 100% fee applies.

Children & Extra Bed

Sweetwater Lodge is not designed for children, however there is room for a camp bed or port-a-cot if required.

Please note: There are currently no Specials available for this property.

Room Information

Hotel / Studio - 1 Option

Luxury Cottage

Room Facilities

  • King Bed or Twin
  • Lounge Area
  • Spacious Verandah
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Kitchen Facilities - Cook top, Weber BBQ

  • Ensuite Bathroom with Spa Bath
  • Indoor/outdoor Rain Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Log Fire Place
  • LCD TV with DVD/CD
  • Clock Radio
  • Desk
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Iron Board
  • Picnic Basket
  • Hammock
  • Pantry Basics - Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil, Flour, Herbs, Vinegar
  • Torch, Swimming Towels, Binoculars for guest use
  • Serviced after 7 days for Privacy (additional servicing available on request - fees apply)

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