The Cassowary : Boutique Rainforest Retreat ,QLD

From $585 / night

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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • House

Cassowary prides itself as being an exemplary world-class boutique facility accommodating guests’ comforts and desires while being sensitive to the environment. Cassowary has been awarded a five-star rating for energy efficiency thus contributing to a reduction in the Cassowary’s carbon footprint. Here you will find a luxurious, fully self-contained retreat nestled in a serene natural setting.

From its elevated position Cassowary offers a spectacular vista dominated by features such as Mt.Demi and the majestic Thornton’s Peak in the heart of the Daintree. Just 15 minutes from the internationally renowned resort town of Port Douglas, and ...Read more


The Cassowary : Boutique Rainforest Retreat ,QLD
Cassowary, Queensland, Australia

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Luxury gone green! The Cassowary Boutique Retreat is located on 40 acres of rural rainforest......a total get-away. This 40 acre property borders the world heritage rainforest and is only 15mins away from one of the seven wonders of the world - the great barrier reef. Cassowary is down the road from the daintree rainforest - the oldest surviving rainforest there is in the world. Walking tracks only 1km away, an organic winery is only 3kms away, sky-safari airport 5 kms away, small rural village and mossman gorge is only 7kms from cassowary, Port Douglas - gate way to the Great Barrier Reef only 15kms away, a total 75kms from Cairns International Airport. Onsite parking available - arrive by private helicopter or by car from the Cairns International Airport. If your journey begins at Cairns International Airport or Cairns City you will head north along the Captain Cook Highway. The Captain Cook Highway is a scenic highway that winds alongside the coast heading to Port Douglas and beyond to the Daintree. Getting to The Cassowary entails a leisurely 75 minute drive; punctuated by rocky headlands and boulder-strewn points, pristine sandy beaches and tropical rainforest - it is, in a sense, an experience just getting to your holiday destination.

Continuing along past the Port Douglas turn off for 10 kilometres you turn left onto the Mt Molloy (Rex Range Road). Follow this road for 2 kilometres and on your left is the Upper Cassowary Road - (opposite Raw & More Landscaping Supplies).

Turn left into Upper Cassowary Rd and follow for 1 kilometre. The Cassowary is located on the right hand side - look for the cassowary sign!

You may wish to stop and shop for your provisions/essentials en route. The Smithfield Centre or Clifton Beach shopping complex or Port Douglas IGA are conveniently located on the highway .

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Mountain nearby, Warm winter getaways


Last updated on December 11, 2014
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  • Alarm Clock
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Linens Provided
  • Ceiling Fans
  • A/C or climate control
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Fitness Room
Phone / Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Mountain Views
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Pet friendly - yes
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - yes

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