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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A truly delightful place to spend a few nights in exceptional surroundings. We had a very comfortable two bed ‘tree house’ - in reality, an A-frame bungalow with a mezzanine floor and a front entrance at ground level from the car port but built into...More

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Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 30 October 2017

Rose Gums certainly offers a treat for the senses with the spectacular views, and the sights and sounds of the rainforest! Our rainfall in the wet season can easily exceed 350mm monthly, which keeps our wonderful rainforest lush, green and abundant. I think our little...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place. The tree houses look over a landscape of tropical rainforest. Nature all around and although we didn't see platypus on our walk to the creek we didn't mind. The walks are tough though. The house was well furnished and the barbecue...More

Thank Tony P
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you Tony for the wonderful review! We at Rose Gums are very proud of our rainforest haven! To be able to view our unique wildlife, such as the cassowary, or musky rat kangaroo, in their habitat is a very special privilege we are happy...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

During August my mom and I took a one month long roadtrip along the Australian east coast. We had the amazing experience of getting to stay a couple of days at Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat. It truly is a little piece of heaven. At arrival...More

Thank Guinnessmusen
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you for the amazing comments! We are always pleased when we know our guests have really enjoyed their stay with us! Rose Gums has an amazing team that work tirelessly to provide a truly relaxing experience, from Our wonderful owners, Peta & Jon, who...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Peaceful and quiet only birdsong disturbs the silence of the rainforest. Tree house was great with most things exceeding our expectations, lovely breakfast hamper. Interesting walks and a lot of information about the history of Rose Gums and the original population of the area, the...More

Thank UKBill_B
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 23 October 2017

I think sometimes it is good for the soul to leave our every day lives behind every now and then and appreciate the simpler things in life! birdsong instead of cars planes and trains, walks in the rainforest instead of peak hour commutes, and having...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed her for three nights on our tour of NT and QLD. We were greeted at reception by the very helpful staff and also a very large cassiowary. it is not tame by any means but lives on the site and is therefore used...More

Thank JanetWalf0rdOBE
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for the review. We appreciate all feedback as all staff at Rose Gums do want to improve our guest services. As our restaurant is not open to the public and we have only 9 treehouses there are generally not many guests booked in...More

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Tennis Court
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US$224 - US$352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$224 - US$352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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RedHairedGal
27 July 2017|
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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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Jadis2284
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Response from TMbeachlover | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could arrange it for you if you let them know prior.
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
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