Our Cassowary is Back!

After an absence of 5 months Casey our ‘resident’ Cassowary is back with his first brood of 3 adorable chicks, called by locals "stripeys”.

He must have been away in the bordering Wooroonooran National Park courting a female. She lays the eggs and then leaves, whilst the male sits on the eggs for 2 months. He then must look after them for one year.

Casey looks very proud of his young, and is often visiting the Rose Gums reception area.

16th February 2019

Watch for the Channel 7 Queensland Weekender TV show for the feature on Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat.

Visit from Kyoto

This month we hosted a group from Japan who are conserving World Heritage listed wooden buildings in the old city of Kyoto.  They visited Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat to discuss the treehouse design and building details with Jon, together with construction... read more...