Glamping near Atherton with wildlife watching

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7 top glamping sites near Atherton with wildlife watching

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Mirimbi Eco Retreat

14 sites · Lodging, Tents14 acres · Kamerunga, QLD
Welcome to Mirimbi Eco Retreat, a haven of natural beauty and cultural significance nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Barron Gorge National Park Walking Track Network. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of our newly installed Tiny Home, a cozy sanctuary equipped with an ensuite and kitchenette, perfect for singles or couples seeking a serene escape. Take a leisurely stroll to the enchanting Stoney Creek and marvel at the cascading Stoney Creek Falls, a picturesque setting that defines the natural splendor of Mirimbi. Our retreat is strategically located near the world-renowned Kuranda Scenic Railway, offering you a chance to embark on a journey through one of the most extraordinary rail experiences on the planet. Adventure awaits with a plethora of activities at your fingertips, from the thrill of Barron River Rafting to the excitement of Smithfield Mountain Bike Park Trail. Delight in the breathtaking Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, providing a unique perspective of the lush rainforest canopy. Conveniently situated just 15-20 minutes from Cairns International Airport, Cairns CBD, Northern Beaches, and Skyrail, Mirimbi Eco Retreat serves as the perfect gateway to countless attractions. The possibilities for exploration are endless, making your stay with us an unforgettable adventure. Please note that Mirimbi Eco Retreat is an ongoing staged development project, destined to evolve into a high-end luxury haven. While we are in development mode, our facilities cater to basic camping needs. Be aware of building materials and ongoing construction activities on the property. Exercise caution, especially with unfenced drop-offs and cliffs. We kindly request campers to take utmost care and control of pets and young children during their stay. For a limited time, we're thrilled to offer an exclusive half-price opening special—experience the magic of Mirimbi for just $250 per night. Revel in the unique cultural essence of Mirimbi, where every corner tells a story and every view is a masterpiece. Come and experience Mirimbi Eco Retreat—an oasis where nature, culture, and luxury converge in perfect harmony. Book now to seize the opportunity to be among the first to bask in the wonders of Mirimbi at an irresistible half-price opening special rate. Your eco-friendly adventure awaits!
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Kuranda River Retreat-Eco Cabin

7 sites · Lodging100 acres · Kuranda, QLD
Escape, Unplug, and Reconnect with Nature! Welcome to Kuranda River Retreat, a secluded adult-only off-grid eco cabin nestled on the serene banks of the Barron River in Far North Queensland. Set amidst 100 acres of pristine wilderness, our retreat offers the ultimate digital detox, inviting you to disconnect from the modern world and immerse yourself in nature’s tranquillity. Wake up to the sounds of the Barron River, where natural rock pools, sandy beaches, and soothing cascades create a perfect natural retreat. The rivers flow beckons for a swim or a serene kayaking journey. From your cabin’s panoramic windows—and even from ‘the best view from the loo’—appreciate stunning vistas of the river and the lush Rainforest beyond. Wander along trails that meander through the captivating Grass Tree Forests, dense Rainforest, and sunlit Open Woodlands that define our property. Each path offers new adventures, revealing vibrant ecosystems and abundant wildlife. Delight in encounters with our hand-raised and rescued wallabies and keep an eye out for a friendly visit from our resident horses, who often meander up to greet our guests For bird enthusiasts, Kuranda River Retreat is an unparalleled haven. With both day-time and night vision binoculars provided in your cabin, enjoy a front-row seat to a dazzling display of avian life. Watch as colourful parrots, majestic raptors, and melodious songbirds fill the skies and treetops. Relax on your private deck with a compelling novel, letting the soft sounds of the river’s cascades provide a soothing soundtrack. As dusk settles, gather around your own intimate fire spot. Feel the warmth of the crackling flames, listen to the symphony of the night, and gaze up at a star-filled sky, far from the distractions of city lights. Just a 15-minute drive brings you to the unique township of Kuranda, the charming ‘Village in the Rainforest.’ Here, explore vibrant markets, local arts, and crafts, or embark on the award-winning Skyrail and Kuranda scenic train. These iconic journeys reveal the breathtaking beauty of the Tablelands, seamlessly blending relaxation with adventure. Kuranda River Retreat is more than just a cabin—it’s a sanctuary designed to help you unplug from the digital world and reconnect with life’s essentials. Embrace the simplicity of off-grid living, surrounded by untouched landscapes and the calming hum of the wilderness. Whether you’re exploring diverse habitats, enjoying the river’s serene flow, or enjoying quiet moments by your fire, this retreat promises a rejuvenating escape like no other.
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On The Wild Side

8 sites · Lodging50 acres · Kalunga, QLD
A basic but clean and tidy fully self contained cabin (amenities block is approx. 30m away from the cabin), built in part of a larger structure, located 100m from the main farm homestead, on a small rise above the bank of the Wild River. Guests are able to access the river which can vary in size depending on the time of the year. There are 100's kms of tracks which can be accessed from the property suitable for mountain biking, hiking, horse riding or motor bikes (we do not allow motor bikes to be ridden on our property other than to come and go while accessing the surrounding State Forest Tracks or main roads). The property is isolated and situated .5 kms away from our nearest neighbours, so is suitable for those who will enjoy a quiet time in nature. Most times of the year it is possible to have a camp fire along side the river. During the wet season it is advisable to have a 4WD or at least a vehicle with higher clearance vehicle to access the property. As a licensed caterer for many years, I am able to provide Meals & Snacks should you require them. We do offer horse rides on 2 of our quiet horses, conditions apply. If you have your own horses that you'd like to bring we can provide you a 4 acre paddock for your horses to use.
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Hillcrest hideaway Cottage

1 site · Lodging2 acres · Jaggan, QLD
Hillcrest hideaway Cottage is a three bedroom cottage on our family property, 7 minutes drive to MALANDA. There is a yard area and parking area available with the booking. The house is facing opposite the main house which allows for privacy and own access. It's a nice quiet farming area for walking down country roads and plenty of wildlife around including tree kangaroos and cassowaries.
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KUR Cow Farm Stay

5 sites · Lodging1500 acres · Kuranda, QLD
Kurcow Farm was once known as Barnwell Farm. Coffee was extensively grown throughout the Kuranda/Myola region in the early 1890's until frosts wiped out large numbers crops in the early 1900's. Robert William Warren purchased portions of the land at Barnwell in the 1890s and established a coffee plantation on the property which was named "Downtown Farm." Dairy cattle were bought to Barnwell by William Henry Barnwell in 1936 and by 1939 he had managed to successfully establish for a dairy farmer and was advertising for a dairy hand with remuneration of 25 shillings per week and keep. Dairy cattle remained on the property until some point following World War II. It has been said that William Henry Barnwell was one of the earliest cattle farmers in the Myola and Kuranda areas to carry Droughtmaster cattle. He was well regarded as a 'cattle man' in the Myola area. Opening to public in August 2018, Barnwell Farm now welcome visitors daily from all over the world. Offering its guests an interactive, Australia cattle experience with a little adventure thrown in also and exquisite cuisine. Our accommodation consist of 2 cabins sleep 2 adult and 2 children, the room is not interconnect but fence with our private court yard for dinning. Price include Petting Zoo entry for 2 adult and 2 children, camping is permitted for inhouse guest only. tent is available for hire. Guided Horse riding and ATV tour is available daily and minimum age is 4 years old for horse riding and 6 years old for ATV. Breakfast and lunch is available on Saturday and Sunday. Sunset Wagyu BBQ offer daily.
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Ironbark House Dimbulah

1 site · Lodging1345 acres · Dimbulah, QLD
Situated a ridgeline gazing out across the wilderness for over 50kms towards Mt Mulligan Station, the Hann Tablelands and Mt Baker. This off-grid 1345 acre property has its own solar power generation system and harvests all its own water, is located on the outskirts of the Atherton Tablelands in the farming district of Dimbulah on route to Mt Mulligan and Chillagoe.Just constructed, Ironbark House has two large bedrooms both with spacious ensuites, separated by a welcoming kitchen/dining/living area with a generous verandah overlooking the most amazing vista for luxurious al-fresco dining and entertaining.This private 1345 acre working cattle property is a mix of wildlife habitat, with a healthy bird population of well over 110 different species found on the property, as well as it’s own colony of rock wallabies.A network of 25 km of marked trails cover the entire property accessible by a variety of means 4X4, horseback, mountain bike or walking. Private wildlife/bird/farm tours and Ride The Outback horse riding available on site.
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Cairns Gateway B&B Cottage

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Gordonvale, QLD
Cairns Gateway B&B Cottage is nestled within the picturesque Mulgrave Valley, near the town of Gordonvale only half an hour’s drive South of Cairns. We are conveniently located at the Southern entrance to the beautiful Atherton Tablelands.Our smoke-free fully self-contained one bedroom cottage is situated next to our home on our one acre property. We are close to Cairns, the Atherton Tablelands, local attractions, tour pick-ups, golf courses and bus stops.Swimming PoolLocated on AcreageTropical and Herb GardensPrivate BBQ & Patio Area
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Glamping near Atherton with wildlife watching guide

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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to resource for unique camping experiences. If you're looking for a glamping retreat where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while catching glimpses of local wildlife, we've got you covered. With over 45 available options near Atherton, Queensland, specifically tailored to those who want to indulge in glamping and wildlife watching, you're sure to find the perfect fit. The Billabong Kuranda (90 reviews), On The Wild Side (7 reviews), and Ginya Mija Wamban (9 reviews) are just a few of our top campsites in the area. Prices start as low as $20 per night, with an average of $25 per night. Popular amenities include trash disposal, potable water, and pet-friendly accommodations. Activities to enjoy include climbing, wildlife watching, and snow sports. Book your glamping adventure today!

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