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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is the 4th time I have been here over the years and its consistently lives up to expectations!! We were greeted by the owners charming son and picked up afew dvds of the shelf as it was going to be a rainy weekend. Chalet...More

Thank TMbeachlover
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 28 July 2016

It is always our pleasure to welcome back previous guests and we thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. We are a small team here at Rose Gums and your glowing comments are greatly appreciated by us all, thank you....More

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We had 3 nights here. We stayed in the accomodation furtherest from the restaurant which was inconvient as we didn't want to have to drive, the walk back at night was not ideal. Apart from that everything was nice although not really quite the level...More

Thank Tonia A
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 10 July 2016

Thank you for posting a review of your stay here at Rose Gums. We take all guest comments very seriously and will certainly address the issues you have raised.

Reviewed 29 June 2016

A stunning spot in the Atherton Tablelands where you can truly unwind and relax. Whilst some may find the no reception/no wifi a little scary, it certainly encourages total relaxation and some quality time with loved ones! Sitting on our balcony we had uninterrupted views...More

Thank HayleyHirschfeld
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 10 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay at Rose Gums. We are delighted that you enjoyed the peace and tranquillity to be found here. Connectivity is definitely an issue in such a remote location but we hope that by...More

Reviewed 6 May 2016

Hard to find if you happen to come from some directions. Navigation system didn't know the address until I found out that I shouldn't drop Malanda as destination. You need to drive about 9 km over unpaved road to find the place, which is absolutely...More

Thank globalarchret
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 27 May 2016

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Rose Gums and thank you for taking the time to write such a helpful a review. We will double check the mapping websites to ensure that we have up to date information on how to...More

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Yes a corny title but staying here is quite a uniquely nourishing experience. Our tree house was quiet ( except for the constant melody of nature) and secluded, with a panoramic view of the forest and mountains. On the first morning we took the guided...More

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Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 11 April 2016

THANK YOU! Really, there is not much more I can say. It is a pleasure to receive such positive feedback and know we have helped make your holiday something you will never forget. That's made our day! We sincerely hope that you will find your...More

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USD 231 - USD 357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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RedHairedGal
29 July 2017|
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Response from rosegums | Property representative |
Hello, There is a difference of between 4 and 6 degrees in temperature between Cairns and the tablelands. we are almost 8oo metres higher . during our wet season we can get up to two metres of rain for the season, so it is... More
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RedHairedGal
27 July 2017|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Although there are lots of trees about, I seem to remember the view from our cabin was quite open with hills in the distance
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Jadis2284
29 July 2016|
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Response from TMbeachlover | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could arrange it for you if you let them know prior.
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
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"They are all good rooms!"
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"All the cabins seemed excellent to us"
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