Wongari Eco Retreat

Lamington, Scenic Rim Area

Indicative Rate * AU$350 to AU$470

Seclusion and privacy, beside the pristine rapid-filled headwaters of Christmas Creek - Wongari is an intimate romantic retreat bordering World Heritage Lamington National Park and only 90 minutes from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.  If lazing in a hammock under the rainforest canopy, or reading a book or watching the birds, swimming in the private rapid-filled rock pools of the creek or roasting marshmallows on a fire under the stars is how you see yourself relaxing and unwinding, then Wongari Eco Retreat fits the description.

For the more adventurous, there's plenty of opportunity to explore. Wongari sits nestled in a spectacular gorge setting, with gentle walks on their property along Waterfall Creek and Christmas Creek and also into Lamington National Park's wilderness section. The renowned Stinson Wreck and Westray's Grave walks are easily accessed and marked, but not formed.

Wongari's two cabins sit in their own private six acre section on the property and have their own entrance. With 200 metres of private, forested frontage to Christmas Creek you'll be guaranteed not to be disturbed. The holiday cottages are fully self-contained with a wood-fired oven, rainforest deck, king-sized bed and a glass-enclosed shower overlooking rainforest garden.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
3196 Christmas Creek Road
Lamington, Scenic Rim Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Serenity Cabin

Serenity, their first cabin, can claim its name as its own after five years of operation.

Christmas Creeks is only 10 metres away and lulls you into a tranquil state as it runs over rocks. Trees tower over the cabin and provide highways for animals. Wallabies, echinas and long-nosed bandicoots are just some of the special creatures you may see on your stay.

The shower has two glass walls and views a tropical garden under lights. Nestled comfortably into its own rainforest it is so private and secluded you will see no one for the entire time you relax and unwind at this little cottage hideaway.

Serenity is open plan and fully self contained with a complete kitchen, barbecue, wood-fired bakers oven, microwave and outdoor fire. All firewood provided. The cottage has a King size bed that can become two single kings. All linen is provided and are of high quality.

Bimbul (Hoop Pine)

Bimbul is the second of their two cabins. Bimbul was built with the grove of Hoop Pines it nestles amongst firmly in their view. Hence its name. Open plan and energetic it sits amongst a canopy of trees, above the creek and below the majestic Buchanans Fort. It's location is enough but two fireplaces, a daybed, king size bed, a generous self-contained kitchen, natural toiletries and power derived from their very own hydro-electric turbine, make it a uniquely sustainable and comfortable wilderness getaway.

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26 August 2017
Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival (MMVAF) is back in 2017, celebrating contemporary music and visual arts on the Sunshine Coast. With one main stage (so no clashes!), a cash and PayWave bar, Champagne and Oyster Garden and larger-than-life art installations, the natural amphitheatre comes alive each year with the hottest acts and artists in Australia.

Buderim Garden Festival 2017

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14 October 2017
Over the weekend of October 14 and 15, 2017, the annual Buderim Garden Festival will attract many gardeners and interested spectators from around the state. This Festival will centre around the Buderim War Memorial Hall (corner of Main and Church Streets, Buderim) with a competitive Spring Flower Show of Cut Flowers, Floral Arrangements, Hanging Baskets, Bonsai Plants, Photographs and Children’s entries, a Quality Plant Market, Craft Cottage display and light refreshments.

MooloolaBaBQ Festival

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28 January 2017
The MooloolaBaBQ festival is a community event on Australia Day Weekend, at the Mooloolaba Wharf precinct from 10am - 8pm, embracing everything that people in the Australian community love about the great Australian barbecue.

Buderim Garden Festival

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14 October 2017
Over the weekend of October 14 and 15, the annual Buderim Garden Festival will attract many gardeners and interested spectators. This will centre around the Buderim War Memorial Hall with a Flower Show complete with competitions of Cut Flowers, Photographs and Children’s entries.
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5 March 2017
The Mooloolaba Mile is a feature on Queensland’s ocean swimming calendar and continues to attract swimmers from all over Australia. The main event, a one mile (1.6 kilometre) course is well within reach for beginners and novice ocean swimmers an ideal step up from traditional short course events.

Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival

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10 March 2017
Experience Mooloolaba Tri and Swim, Bike, Run, Party! Located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, the Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival remains been a standout event on the Australian Triathlon Calendar. 2017 will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the iconic event.
8 September 2017
Perfectly located in the heart of Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach offers the perfect year-round climate and is an ideal location for Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast. It's the perfect location to incorporate a relaxing family vacation or just a great place to escape to.
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19 March 2017
Celebrate St Patrick's Day at an afternoon of Harmony and Humour. This variety concert will showcase some of the Coast's top artists who will entertain in wonderful Irish humour style. Details of artists will be given soon.
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18 January 2017
Bricks 4 Kidz® school holiday workshops using LEGO® Bricks are a fresh and fun way for kids to spend their break on the Sunshine Coast. With specially-created Bricks 4 Kidz® models, Robotics, LEGO® games, and plenty of time for free-play, the kids are always having fun.
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3 February 2017
Following sold out shows in Brisbane in 2016, the Underground Opera Company will return to the Castle in February 2017 with their "West End to Broadway" show, to deliver an exciting new volume, The Movie Musicals.
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