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Daintree Secrets Rainforest Sanctuary

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Daintree, Daintree Region, Queensland
Daintree Secrets is a unique property perched over 400 metres of pristine waterfalls and rapids of Little Cooper Creek. This totally private property boasts its own deep, natural swimming pool, endless waterfalls and one of the only hydro-electric run homes in this Grade 3 Heritage Listed rainforest, the oldest rainforest in the world.

The stunning waterfall sanctuary is situated only two hours scenic drive along beautiful coastline north from Cairns, and 20 minutes drive north of the Daintree River, nestled in dense rainforest. It is only a few minutes drive to famous Cape Tribulation, and is close to local restaurants and tourist attractions.

If you are looking for peace and tranquility, you have found your Nirvana. Perfect for a romantic getaway for couples, or a fun place to share with family and friends. Having your own private s...
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Listing #FKN3832113
About the Owner
Katherine G
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2011
Interaction with guests
The beauty of Daintree Secrets is the privacy. You have the entire property to yourself. You won't be greeted by a person, only the sound of the waterfalls and the beauty of the rainforest. We will give you details of how to find Daintree Secrets and how to unlock the house before you arrive. When you leave you simply lock up behind you. I am very happy to help you with an arrangements you may need prior to your stay and am available by email or phone.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are not enough words to describe the beauty of this place. A very clean and comfortable home amongst the beautiful surroundings of the waterfall, swimming hole and rainforest. It was sheer bliss to experience and I would like to thank the owners for allowing...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Anaha2019
Roam608472, VR Owner at Daintree Secrets Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Anastasia for your beautiful words! We love sharing our piece of paradise and get such a thrill to hear how much our guests enjoyed their stay. We look forward to having you stay again. Please mention that you're a return guest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to commend the owners of Daintree Secrets, who consider themselves custodians of this unique rainforest sanctuary.We absolutely loved our stay!The house is so well equiped; very comfy beds, quality linen, fully equipped kitchen, great verandah area that is large enough to spread out...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Suli678
Roam608472, VR Owner at Daintree Secrets Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Suli for your lovely review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Daintree Secrets! We hope to have you return one day soon.

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Reviewed 22 November 2018

The place is amazing! we were so far from home but have never felt more at home...the house has everything to make your stay comfortable and the waterfall and swimming hole is just beautiful. We will be back!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Trip774204
Roam608472, VR Owner at Daintree Secrets Rainforest Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Thank you Rick for taking the time to post a review of our very special piece of paradise. So glad you enjoyed it! We look forward to having you return ,

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Kings
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
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22 Apr 2019 -
31 Oct 2019
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2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The following rates are in Australian Dollars and are based on a per night booking. Please note the 2 night minimum stay, though we highly recommend at least 3 nights if you want to see some of the local attractions and have time to enjoy the tranquility of Daintree Secrets.

Your booking entitles you to the entire property, you have exclusive use of the private waterfall, creek and swimming hole, which is unique in the Daintree.

Daintree Secrets also caters for Exclusive Small Weddings and can help to create your special Honeymoon Package.
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About the neighbourhood
Daintree Secrets is set in the middle of the Daintree Rainforest, the only Grade 3 Heritage listed rainforest in the world, and the oldest. There are less than 100 homes set on acreage north of the Daintree River. No more houses can be built in the area.
Daintree Secrets is nestled at the base of Thorntons Peak, the largest mountain in the area, which provides us with endless water in Little Cooper Creek, that runs past the house.
The property is centrally located 20 minutes north of the Daintree River, 20 minutes south of Cape Tribulation, and 10 minutes to the closest beach.
There are many cafes and a few excellent restaurants in the area, though most guests self cater for some or all of their stay at Secrets.
Getting around
You need to hire a car from Cairns to get to the Daintree. There is no public transport in the area.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cairns: 115.0 km
Ferry: Daintree River: 25.0 km
You will need to hire a rental car from the airport. The 2 hour drive north along the Captain Cook Highway is very scenic. Keep heading north past Port Douglas. through Mossman and turn right at the Cape Tribulation turn-off. Cross the Daintree River on the ferry and continue on this road until you come to Turpentine Road (you'll see a large sign for the butterfly museum) turn left and follow it to the end where you come to a T intersection. Turn left onto Stonewood Road and follow it to the end. Daintree Secrets is signposted at the end on the left. Take the driveway down to the house. There is a large flat area for parking right beside the house. Welcome! You have arrived. Enjoy your stay!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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