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161 Buchanan Creek Rd Daintree Rainforest, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873 Australia
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#1 of 3 Speciality lodging in Cow Bay
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If your are looking for the real rainforest experience with no air conditioners or manicured lawns then Daintree Crocodylus is your answer. Whether you are travelling by yourself, with friends or the whole family you can experience the rainforest up close and personal less than a metre from your door! Nestled right under the rainforest canopy our wood and canvas huts are available as 4 bed dorm rooms, double rooms with or without ensuites, and our large Rainforest Bungalow that sleep up to eight. On-site we have eco info, rainforest walks, bar, restaurant, self catering kitchen, swimming pool, internet, and lots of other activities to keep you entertained and eco educated without breaking the bank. On top of that our friendly staff have lots of local knowledge and plenty of smiles so what are you waiting for; check in, chill out, and surrender yourself to the charms of Crocodylus, your ECO adventureland
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Property amenities
Free parking
Bar / lounge
Books, DVDs, music for children
Indoor play area for children
BBQ facilities
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Game room
Horseback riding
Archery offsite
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Private balcony
Seating area
Room types
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Thai
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Annie1_12 wrote a review Feb. 2021
Brisbane, Australia18 contributions
Crocodylus was recommended to me by a local as being different and quirky and with great food. It certainly was all of this and more. Coming from a stressful working environment to Crocodylus was just what the doctor ordered. I haven't had a better sleep in years. The beds are so comfy and I am used to sleeping on a latex mattress! Steve and Sally are friendly and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. The food is cheap and plentiful and they cater to those who want Vegan or Vegetarian options. But above all the best experience was sleeping under a net listening to the calls of the rainforest creatures as the tropical rain came down - what a way to drift off to sleep! Can't wait to come back and bring my husband with me.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Room Tip: Ask for a tent with an ensuite
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Response from Sally Warne, Owner at Daintree Crocodylus
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Anne, was lovely meeting you too and look forward to meeting Simon!
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KP 😊 wrote a review Nov. 2020
3 contributions
Went on the night walk with Steve after having a delicious dinner. Tour was amazing and Steve was very knowledgeable. Really made me take in my surroundings and notice what was right in front of me in the rainforest. Breathtaking !! Thanks Steve, from kirsty and the girls!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
ajdrew66 wrote a review Nov. 2020
Lismore, Australia24 contributions1 helpful vote
We were staying at a nearby retreat that does not offer meals. Crocodylus was recommended to us. The food was so good we ate there on 2 nights during our trip. The owners were friendly and down to earth. The $15 pizzas were delicious. We tried 2 different curries, $15 each, and both fantastic. Cheap drinks. Board games and pool table there to pass the time. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Holly wrote a review Nov. 2020
5 contributions
We had an amazing home cooked meal for $15. Menu changes constantly. Beers were cold and the hosts were lovely. Dinners from 5pm-7pm (most nights) We had a great night meeting fellow Australia travellers with my Husband/ Daughter (14months)
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Tinzilla wrote a review Oct. 2020
Coolangatta, Australia47 contributions10 helpful votes
My second stay here, but first with my daughter. We loved our stay. Huts are clean and basic, but all you need. Delicious home cooked meals by Sally. Steve is a wealth of knowledge about nature and pretty much everything ;) We did a fascinating guided night walk with him and also checked out planets through his telescope. Price is right, the perfect place to reconnect with your family, other guests and nature. (It says no phone reception, but my Optus worked perfectly fine) Sally & Steve are fantastic hosts. We’ll love to come back.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
USD 51 - USD 174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Daintree Crocodylus
Which popular attractions are close to Daintree Crocodylus?
Nearby attractions include Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness (6.4 km), Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Art Gallery (1.6 km), and Jindalba Boardwalk (1.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Daintree Crocodylus?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Daintree Crocodylus?
Top room amenities include a refrigerator, a view of a nearby landmark, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Daintree Crocodylus?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Daintree Crocodylus?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Daintree Crocodylus?
Conveniently located restaurants include Daintree Ice Cream Company, On the Turps, and Thornton’s.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Daintree Crocodylus?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Daintree Crocodylus located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Cow Bay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Daintree Crocodylus?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Daintree Crocodylus?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Thai.