Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat

Kuranda, Mareeba Area

Indicative Rate * AU$309 to AU$349

Tranquillity and Peace will surround you the moment you step into Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat in Kuranda, Queensland, Australia.

The Retreat is exclusively for one couple only - no more than two per stay.

The Retreat offers total privacy and absolute seclusion and is the only Retreat on an amazing 100 acre tropical rainforest property.

This one bedroom house/retreat, is fully self-contained with all the luxuries and necessities you will need to stay with us for a weekend, a week, a month or more.

Enjoy the King bed, ice machine, twin rain showers, large outdoor spa bath, heated plunge pool with waterfall, outdoor barbecue and so much more - all for just one couple to enjoy at their own leisure and pleasure.

Whilst relaxing you will enjoy magnificent mountain and rainforest valley views with swaying palms, native tropical plants, colourful birds, native wildlife and beautiful butterflies including the majestic Ulysses Butterfly.

Platypus Springs is the perfect accommodation choice for any couple looking for a very private and peaceful holiday break. The Perfect Secluded Getaway - Just for two.

Only a 40 minute drive from Cairns International Airport.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Day Spa
  • Gas
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pay/Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Our Rooms

Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat is a one bedroom fully self contained brick house situated exclusively on 100 acre rainforest property in Kuranda.

Inside the retreat is a king size latex bed and ensuite with double showers. There is a dining/lounge area with three seat lounge and four seat dining table. Television, CD, iPod, DVD, and Austar facilities are all provided. There is a separate kitchen area with a full size refrigerator/freezer, ice machine, dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, and microwave, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. There is a toaster, sandwich press, blender and rice cooker as well.

There is a heated plunge pool and waterfall along with manicured lawn area, which provide all the comforts of home and more.

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Millaa Millaa

Millaa Millaa, Tablelands Area
Millaa Millaa is an Aboriginal word meaning plenty of water or waterfall and this is as true as ever as some of the most beautiful waterfalls are within a few minutes drive of the town. The main one of course is Millaa Millaa but further along Tourist Drive number nine stop in and photograph Zillie Falls and Ellinjaa Falls to name a few.

Millstream Falls

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Millstream Falls is reputedly Australia's widest single-drop waterfall. The falls flow over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, a legacy of the Atherton Tableland's volcanic past. Millstream Falls National Park is on the western edge of the World Heritage Area.

Ravenshoe

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Ravenshoe, the highest town in Queensland at 920 metres, is a lush region of mountain pastures and un-spoiled World Heritage rainforest. Situated five kilometres from Ravenshoe you will find windmills that are 45 metres freestanding and twenty of them together is a spectacular sight to behold and feed enough power to into the national grid to power 3,500 homes.

Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park

Gordonvale, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, nestled below the rugged Bellenden Ker Range, Goldsborough Valley features lush lowland rainforest and the clear flowing waters and deep pools of the picturesque Mulgrave River.

Eubenangee Swamp National Park

Babinda, Cairns Area
Free Entry
One of the most important wetlands between Ingham and Cairns, Eubenangee Swamp is a birdwatchers' paradise, with over 190 species of birds recorded. Situated in the lowlands east of the Bellenden Ker Range (the wettest part of Australia), much of this park is flooded during the wet season.

Little Millstream Falls

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. A walking track leads to a viewing area over the falls. Here, in the rainshadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry, open woodland vegetation is dominated by eucalypts.

Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park

Bartle Frere, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Josephine Falls, a scenic section of Wooroonooran National Park, features a scenic waterfall fed by rains falling on Queensland's highest peak, Bartle Frere, which looms above this popular picnic area.

Ellinjaa Falls

Millaa Millaa, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Ellinjaa Falls are picturesque falls that are part of the Waterfalls Circuit along with Millaa Millaa and Zilzie Falls. Enjoy the sound of the water rushing over a series of lava columns as you have a picnic lunch.

Normanby Reef

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Normanby Reef is located in the Frankland Islands on the Great barrier Reef, a group of relatively untouched national parks about 12 km off the coast near Cairns. They are a group of continental islands with good beaches and some fine snorkelling.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$20 - 24
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.
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