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Best Rainforest Accommodation: Escape to the Treetops in Far North Queensland

Ready for a lush, green getaway? Let’s travel to Far North Queensland and experience everything the rainforest has to offer.

There’s something about going off-grid and surrounding yourself with nature that restores the soul. Take your heart back to its roots with a rainforest stay at one of these beautiful accommodation options in Far North Queensland. Whether you’re packing up the campervan to live off the earth for a while, or looking to luxuriate in an award-winning retreat, we’ve got you covered. 

Daintree Ecolodge
Daintree Ecolodge
Daintree Ecolodge | Daintree 

Home to fifteen eco-friendly treehouses tucked into the rainforest canopy, the Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect escape from reality. Explore one of the dedicated rainforest tracks and visit the private waterfall, for quiet time away in nature to reconnect with yourself again. Onsite you’ll find the main lodge with a bar, restaurant, a swimming pool and a wellness spa, so you’ll want for nothing when you visit. 

Cost: From $475 per night

3189 Mossman Daintree Road, Daintree 

Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge
Silky Oaks Lodge | Mossman

Surrounded by lush rainforest, Silky Oaks Lodge rests on 80 acres of protected land that once fell victim to heavy logging. Nowadays, the operators follow sustainability practices and honour the traditional landowners, the Kuku Yalanji people. The open-air restaurant features an ever-changing menu that follows seasonal produce as well as Indigenous flavours and cooking practices. Luxurious suites will take your breath away, with sweeping views of the tranquil rainforest at your doorstep. Watch your worries float away down the Mossman River and truly relax at this hidden secret in Far North Queensland.

Cost: From $892 per night

23 Finlayvale Road, Mossman 

Conway Creek Camping
Conway Creek Camping
Conway Creek Camping | Conway Creek

Have you finally finished setting up your campervan and feeling ready to hit the road? Stay at the friendly Conway Creek Camping site in the Whitsundays! Backing on to the Conway National Park and a short trek to Conway Beach, this quiet hideaway is the perfect place to stretch your legs and take the slow lane. With Airlie Beach and Proserpine also just a short drive away, you can experience plenty of what Far North Queensland has to offer from your very own quiet and private camping site.

Cost: From $25 per night

The Canopy Treehouses
The Canopy Treehouses
The Canopy Treehouses | Tarzali

Set on 100 acres of pristine and ancient rainforest, The Canopy Treehouses offers boutique treehouse accommodation located in some of the Athertons Tablelands’ most lush tropical rainforest. The Canopy has even been the subject of scientific interest, with CSIRO scientists finding that this particular rainforest produced 4 to 7 times more fruit than other sites in nearby rainforests. If you’re ready for your relaxation plans to bear fruit, book one of the gorgeous cabins to surround yourself with ancient flora. 

Cost: From $479 per night

247 Hogan Rd, Tarzali 

Rainforest Hideaway
Rainforest Hideaway
Rainforest Hideaway B&B | Cape Tribulation

Perfect for the traveller who prefers the path less travelled, Rainforest Hideaway B&B offers a unique rainforest eco-accommodation. Explore the seasonal swimming hole, sculpture trail and the nine-hole mini-golf course while you disconnect (literally, there’s no mobile reception here!). If you need to check your DMs, you can access the free WiFi provided by satellite dish, so you can make sure you recommend the Hideaway to all of your friends for their next getaway to Far North Queensland.

Cost: From $149 per night

109 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation 

Tropical Rainforest Camping
Tropical Rainforest Camping
Tropical Rainforest Camping | Craters Lakes National Park

Need to feel grounded? Pop this campsite on your list! Located just one hour from Cairns, this site is super close to the Crater Lakes National Park, where you can spend days exploring the beautiful walking trails as well as kayaking and canoeing through the crystal clear lakes. With rainforests, nature and clear skies for stargazing aplenty, there won’t be a dull moment on your off-grid getaway to Far North Queensland.

Cost: From $30 per night 

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat
Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat
Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat | Malanda

No nature, no life. That’s the motto behind this one-of-a-kind nature experience that has been family owned and operated since 1996! Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat is a multi-award winning escape that is renowned for its gorgeous treehouse and vibrant wildlife visitors. You’ll want for nothing on your stay, with every aspect completely catered for in your private treehouse, with heritage listed mountain or rainforest views. Take a romantic escape away to Rose Gums that you’re sure to treasure forever. 

Cost: From $738 per night

324 Land Road, Malanda

Daintree Wilderness Lodge
Daintree Wilderness Lodge
Daintree Wilderness Lodge | Cape Tribulation

The Daintree Rainforest has a certain magic that needs to be seen to be believed and we wager once you see it, you’ll want to stay. So why not linger a while, and book a holiday at the Daintree Wilderness Lodge? Surrounded by luscious tropical foliage and the call of native birds, this lodge provides a place to slow down and rest your mind, body and soul. With an advanced eco-certification, you can relax knowing this ancient forest is staying protected.

Cost: From $690 per night

1780 Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation 

Not sure what to put on your itinerary? We’ve got our favourite Far North Queensland experiences all wrapped up in this handy guide, ready to go! Don’t forget to pack the perfect summer read to enjoy while you’re relaxing by the rainforest.