Eco Certified Advanced Ecotourism
Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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Welcome to Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat (award winning & advanced eco accredited) in the Cairns Highlands ecotourism. Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is:

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  • An easy 80 minutes drive from Cairns & the marvellous Great Barrier Reef map
  • Just 2 hours from Port Douglas and the Daintree rainforest
  • Accessible in all weather throughout the year by conventional vehicle (see map)
  • Jon & Peta Nott, your hosts, would like to share their property with you and will make your stay a very memorable one.
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Experience a nature lover’s paradise for your holiday getaway:

  • Enjoy living in a pole & timber treehouse in our cool tropical climate treehouses
  • Wonder at our spectacular rainforest and mountain scenery
  • Explore the walking tracks through our 230 acre property  walking tracks
  • Escape to total privacy with no sign of civilisation (not even another treehouse)
  • Discover platypus in our pristine rainforest creeks platypus
  • Be amazed by the abundant wildlife including over 160 bird species bird list
  • Really earn your carbon credits with tree planting at Rose Gums see Carbon Credits
  • Local Wildlife (PDF)

Highly Commended - Unique Accommodation - 2010 Australian Tourism Awards

Luxury Atherton Tableland accommodation is offered in a private rainforest setting

  • All treehouses have fully equipped kitchens, large spa baths & wood fireplaces
  • Reinvigorate yourself with pure spring water piped into your treehouse
  • Enjoy contemporary Australian cuisine while dining at our own in-house restaurant, LEAF.

Tour the ‘undiscovered’ Cairns Highlands (also know as Atherton Tablelands) and beyond by making Rose Gums your base to see: itineraries

  • Volcanic crater lakes
  • Waterfalls
  • The Great Barrier Reef
  • Undara lava tubes & the outback
  • World Heritage listed tropical rainforest
  • Unique caves
  • Quaint country villages
  • Rainforest aboriginal culture indigenous culture

Stunning views of the Atherton Tablelands rainforest
No sign of civilization from all treehouses
Your hosts Peta and Jon Nott
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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat