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Victoria, Canada
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We loved the room with skylights to view the canopy. It was totally dark at night and very quiet (except for the frogs, other critters and soft rain, of course!) A very restful and restoring visit with great food and excellent service. Thank you!

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location, lovely food and top hosts awaited us - we would highly recommend staying here and will certainly return for further visits. Relax, enjoy and take in nature in all it's splendor! Fresh and comfy rooms, tasty dinners and walks around the property did not disappoint. Birds, striped possum, cassowaries and bandicoots were a delight and everything within the area...

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DaintreeWilderness, Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Hi WeLoveNatureVisitors Thank you for your lovely review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had the chance to experience the rainforest at its best with all of the wildlife. We cant wait for you to return again and see the rainforest change throughout the year. We are also glad you enjoyed your meals while you...

Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The lodge is easy to drive to and not far away from other attractions in Daintree, but feels like a world away. Jennifer and David made us feel right at home. Each bungalow is very private, spacious and well appointed with comfortable beds and large bathrooms. Lots of...

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DaintreeWilderness, Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Alexandrasmom817 Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you all enjoyed staying here and witnessed the beautiful cassowarys and everything else which the rainforest has to offer. We are also very pleased you enjoyed your meals and cocktails as well. We hope to see you all again soon. Safe travels

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had been longing to return for 15 years and were not disappointed. Jennifer and David are doing a wonderful job and are amazing hosts. The authenticity of the Eco setting has been maintained and the cabins are so peaceful, clean and comfortable. The food is amazing considering the location in the Rain Forest. Still our favourite place in Australia...

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DaintreeWilderness, Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jan & Mick Thank you so much for your review. It was lovely having you both here and we are very pleased that you are still happy with the business here. Hopefully you wont leave it so long to return next time. Hopefully see you again soon Jennifer and David

Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We absolutely loved our night away! We are friends with Dave and Jen anyway and they are doing a fantastic job there! Everything is clean, food is beautiful and the surrounding is serene! Can't wait for next time! Kier & Alex x

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DaintreeWilderness, Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Kier & Alex for coming up and enjoying this beautiful place here. We are glad you were able to enjoy everything here and relax. We look forward to seeing you both again soon

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We have just had 2 nights at this Lodge. It is only a 100 meters or so off the road, but once you turn into it you really are in another world. There are only 7 lodges, each reached by its own boardwalk and nestled in the forest so there is a feel of isolation and privacy. The managers Jenny...

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DaintreeWilderness, Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Blueboy61 Thanks for your wonderful review. We enjoyed having you both here and we are glad you enjoyed it. We also loved getting to know you both a little and about your amazing trip you are doing. Enjoy the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again one day. Jennifer and David

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Sirli and Isaac were amazing hosts, nothing was too much trouble. Upon arrival we were the only guests in house making our private bungalow in the Daintree so much more special. Sirli was attentive, gracious and always there when needed, Isaac provided us with amazing meals throughout our stay (as well as a couple of wildlife encounters that were unexpected...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived here about 11am after driving up from Port Douglas. Straight away David came out to us and told us to hurry through to reception so we could see the resident cassowary. There was an American couple who had been staying for 5 days and this was their first sight of the cassowary, so we were very lucky to...

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DaintreeWilderness, Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

HI Jodie and Lloyd Thanks so much for your great review. We really appreciate it and we both hope to see you both again soon (with the bundle of joy). We are both here to help out as much as we can and to make your stay with us more enjoyable. We hope you enjoy the travels which are left...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The Wilderness Lodge is a beautiful place to stay in this area. Each room is very clean and has everything you could need. Be prepared to be up early as the cabin is designed to let a lot of light in. You would never know that there are other cabins around you. The place is very peaceful. The lodge to...

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DaintreeWilderness, General Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Flynnbo1, thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Daintree Wilderness Lodge. Isaac and I are just about to finish up our time at the lodge, but if you are ever up our way again, please feel free to contact the new managers...

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely,peaceful location but close to all you need to see.Sirli made us feel at home from the moment we got there and our rainforest cabin was cosy and comfortable along with Cassowary visits morning and afternoon!!Dinner in their restaurant was awesome and the service intimate.Will be telling all our friends about this special place!!!

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DaintreeWilderness, General Manager at Daintree Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ann B, thank you for taking the time to leave your review! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Kind Regards, Your Hosts and Managers Sirli and Isaac Kellian

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your cabin is tucked away with complete privacy and is surrounded by the natural beauty of the rainforest.With only 7 cabins we offer boutique style accommodation with friendly and personalized service.The property also offers an outdoor pool, nature walk and fully licensed restaurant spoiling you with Australian Cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Daintree Wilderness Lodge

Address: 83 Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Diwan
Price Range: $308 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Daintree Wilderness Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All are good and locate do amongst the rainforest trees”
WeLoveNatureVisitors, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All cabins are the same and why would you want a flat screen TV in a place like this!!!!”
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“They are all amazing, surrounded by nature”
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“All cabins are similar”
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“Well it was supposed to be private bur I could see into the next cabin”
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