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.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Swimming

Other Information

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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Lady Musgrave Island Dive Sites

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef is accessible from either Bundaberg or the Town of 1770. This 44 acre coral cay sits in a lagoon of approximately 3,000 acres with 14 world class dive sites:

Capricornia Cays National Park

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Capricornia Cays’ stunning white beaches and coral reefs will leave a lasting impression. Their exceptional beauty and biological diversity make them internationally significant. Capricornia Cays National Park protects eight coral cays which rise just a few metres above the high tide mark - Lady Musgrave, North West, Masthead, Wilson, Heron, Erskine and Tryon islands and Broomfield Cay.

The Blowhole

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Lady Elliot Island has many wonderful dive sites, but the most dramatic dive site off this coral cay would have to be The Blowhole. Located off the eastern side of the island, this spectacular L-shaped cave opens on the reef top and exits on the reef wall.

Lady Elliot Island

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Where else in the Great Barrier Reef can you walk less than 100 metres out of your door and slip on a snorkel, mask and flippers and be immersed in one of the seven wonders of the natural world? Lady Elliot Island is the Southernmost island on the Great Barrier Reef and is home to nesting turtles, manta rays, migrating whales, resident and visiting bird populations among the natural and abundant reef life.

Anchor Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Elliot Island has many wonderful dive sites, but one of its most impressive is Anchor Bommie. This tower of coral sits on the sandy sea floor at 21 metres and stands 10 metres tall, a very imposing sight.

Severance Shipwreck Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Quite a few ships have come to grief on the fringing reef around Lady Elliot Island, but only one of these can be dived, that is the Severance. This fully intact yacht sank in 1998 and still has much of its rigging in place that is now covered in glorious soft corals.

Musgrave Channel

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
For those after a fast-paced drift dive at Lady Musgrave Island then try a dive through the Musgrave Channel. Best done on the incoming tide, so you end up in the lagoon, this channel is a sensational dive and only 13 metres deep.

Manta Ray Bommie Dive SIte

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Manta Ray Bommie is not just one coral head, but a collection of bommies off the western side of Lady Musgrave Island. These bommies come in a range of sizes, in depths from 12 to 20 metres, with the biggest ones decorated with gorgonians, soft corals and sponges.

Hiros Cave and The Tubes

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
The eastern side of Lady Elliot Island is not always dived as it is more exposed to the weather, but this part of the island has some lovely dive sites. A feature of this part of the fringing reef is a wall that drops from 14 metres to 22 metres.

Musgrave Dropoff

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
On the southern side of Lady Musgrave Island the reef edge drops from 10 metres to 25 metres and forms an amazing wall of coral. Often simply called Musgrave Dropoff, this extensive wall is rarely dived, but you can jump in anywhere along its length and have a great dive.
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