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Cassowary House

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

it was difficult to sleep. there were actually piles of bugs at the sides of the rooms and the corners and something scratching at the screen (bat? really big insect?). granted, i stayed in the guide's room, but you'd think that someone could run a...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I had a wonderful, if too short stay at Cassowary House, which I recommend very highly if you are into birding and wildlife. Phil and Sue are delightful hosts and passionate birders. The morning bird feeding and birding walk bring forth many rare and endimic...More

1  Thank fional943
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you are a serious birder this is a five star property. My sister and I loved the close encounters with the cassowary who wandered through the property every day we were there (August 5-8). We also had the thrill of early morning viewing from...More

Thank kadala
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We came on a birding (bird watching) vacation and did want to see a Southern Cassowary, so we spent 2 nights here to increase our odds. It was a bit of a splurge for us. We stayed in the twin room with kitchenette. It was...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Cassowary House is a lovely, peaceful place with very interesting and helpful hosts. The accommodation is not for those wanting a 5 star hotel room, but it is cosy and clean and wonderfully close to the trees and the birds. We really liked it. Breakfast...More

1  Thank Grant P
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"we liked having the microwave, refridgerator, electric kettle, and dishware in twin room"
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"Not much choice really but the bungalow is best for self-catering."
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"We stayed in one of the rooms over the garage. The cottage is more rustic."
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"In August-September, ask a room with the balcony looking at the place where the riflebird usually displays..."
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