The Odd Gecko

Canungra, Scenic Rim Area

Indicative Rate * AU$140 to AU$175

The Odd Gecko in Canungra is an award winning boutique guesthouse, that sleeps 12 comfortably in five guest suites, and having five guest bathrooms.

Handy to O'Reilly's, it is ideally situated for your next short holiday, if your interests include World Heritage rainforests, wineries, Paragliding and hang-gliding, hot air ballooning, scenic drives, restaurants and galleries. Even Gold Coast theme parks are just a 25 minute drive away.

After spending a day enjoying the incomparable hinterland of the Gold Coast, return to relax within the beautifully appointed guesthouse, complete with pool, spa and comfortable rooms with generous appointments.

Groups particularly enjoy this property. Each of the five bedrooms is superbly set up, exuding an modern country charm. French doors lead out to comfortable seating - a favourite place for those relaxing get-togethers. All rooms are supplied with a locally sourced organic muesli breakfast with organic yogurt and fresh fruit. Also on hand in the rooms you have tea/coffee making facilities and all is included.

A leisurely breakfast can be enjoyed in the dining room or you can choose to enjoy it "alfresco" just outside your room on the screened verandah or deck.

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Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
12-14 King Street
Canungra, Scenic Rim Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Room 3 Rainforest

Centrally located off the hallway, this attractive room in offers both a country style queen bed and single sized ensemble. Wooden features give a modern country feel and charming bedding and appointments ensure your complete relaxation. Hanging space is available, as is a colour television, clock radio and bar fridge.

French doors lead to a fully screened verandah where comfortable seating and the cool ambience soothe your spirits. Just across the hallway is a beautifully appointed private bathroom with a luxurious feel. Fully ducted air conditioning allows you to stay in complete comfort. There is even room for a cot if required.

At the end of the hallway, this very large room that invites one in. Beautifully crafted timber floors and furnishings and fine bedding please the eye. Your flat screen television receives all free to air channels.

Fully ducted air conditioning allows you to stay in complete comfort. The stylish ensuite features a corner shower/bath and a pair of white french doors lead out to the fully screened verandah. Sit in comfort and soak in the themes of nature that unfold before you. A bar fridge is conveniently placed in the room for guests' use.

On the lower level is a Kingbed room opening onto a private enclosed sunny, garden area.

This garden room is en suited and is beautifully appointed having king bed, sofa bed (double), airconditioning, television, fridge, microwave, tea/ coffee making facilities and clock radio. Just outside, is a secluded, paved area complete with patio setting to relax at. This room has easy access to the pool and barbecue area. The privacy of the garden room makes it a favourite with quite a number of guests.

Room 1 Platypus

The Platypus Room: Located at the end of the hallway this room features a Queen size Ensemble bed, TV, clock radio, small refrigerator and en suite bathroom. The private timber balcony features a comfortable table setting, with views to Tamborine Plateau & Canungra Range, and overlooks the pool spa and BBQ area.

Room 4 Wattle

The Wattle Room is adjacent to the lounge room, this room features high ceilings, TV, clock/radio and a small refrigerator . White french doors opening to a shared terrace with table and chairs. A beautifully appointed private bathroom has a twin shower.

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Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Nature takes centre stage at Mission Beach with its long unspoilt beaches, deserted islands and white-water rivers fringed by rainforest. There are no crowds at this seductive and easy going destination which is perfect for relaxation or discovering adrenalin pumping outdoor activities.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Djiru National Park, near Mission Beach, protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the Wet Tropics, including a rare patch of Licuala fan palm forest. It is also one of the few places you're likely to see the endangered southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Be delighted in the sights as the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, carving a swathe in the lush, world heritage rainforest on its way to the coast. You can explore both ends of the park from a variety of locations.

South Mission Beach

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With spectacular views across the sparkling blue water to Dunk Island and World Heritage listed Hinchinbrook Island, South Mission Beach is regarded as one of the most beautiful areas in Tropical North Queensland.

Licuala State Forest

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
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Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$20 - 24
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Tully Falls and Tully Gorge

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Follow the scenic Tully Falls Road to the spectacular Tully Gorge Lookout. The falls only run in a big wet season, but the walls of raw rock and rainforest which plunge 300 metres (984 feet) down to the Tully River are still an awe-inspiring sight.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
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Paronella Park

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Tully

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
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