Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat

Kuranda, Mareeba Area

Indicative Rate * AU$269 to AU$299

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

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

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

This one bedroom open plan 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 30 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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Gardners Falls

Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Leave your vehicle in the car park on the banks of the Obi Obi Creek and take a short, level walk downstream to Gardners Falls.  You’ll pass a number of shallow rock pools which are ideal for smaller children who just want to splash about.

Curtis Falls, Joalah Section

Tamborine, Logan City Area
Free Entry
On entering the rainforest in Tamborine National Park, take the right-hand fork and head down to Curtis Falls. A viewing platform in the forest is a good place to stop and listen to the birds or rest on your way back.

Mount Merino

Binna Burra, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
The Mount Merino walk is located in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park. This stunning national park boasts extensive walking tracks along the McPherson Range, which allow visitors to explore the area's forests, creeks and waterfalls.

Heart Reef

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Heart Reef, in the Great Barrier Reef of the Whitsundays, is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart. Located in Hardy Reef, Heart Reef is best experienced from the air by helicopter or seaplane, as visitors are unable to snorkel or dive there due it's protected status.

Bladensburg National Park

Winton, Winton Area
Free Entry
Bladensburg National Park is a large park protecting Mitchell grass downs and channel country. It is home to a wonderful variety of wildlife, including tiny mammals called dunnarts. Flat-topped mesas and sandstone ranges form a pleasing backdrop to the park's grassland plains and river flats.

Ngaro Cultural Site

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
The Ngaro people have walked this land for over 9,000 years. Protected from the elements in a once-hidden cave, Ngaro artwork adorns the fragile rock surface. The track begins deep inside Nara Inlet on Hook Island — an excellent overnight anchorage.

Mount Lewis National Park

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Mount Lewis, one high rainforest-clad mountains of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is a treasure trove of unique and endemic wildlife. The area between the Mount Lewis and Atherton Tableland is especially diverse.

Millstream Falls National Park

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. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.
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Michaelmas Cay, part of Michaelmas and Upolo Cays National Park, is one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Michaelmas Cay is a small, low sand cay, covered by grasses and low-growing plants.

John Egan Pioneer Track

Stonehenge, Barcoo Area
Free Entry
The John Egan Pioneer Track highlights the ecological and cultural values of the Stonehenge town reserve. The track passes through downs country, scenic hill view country, spectacular erosions and rocky outcrops, natural springs and waterfalls (in wet seasons).
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