Inside the photo: Daintree Ecolodge, QLD

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bec Lawrence
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Image: Wilson Archer Photography

The Daintree Rainforest is believed to be over 180 million years old and due to its position right next to the Great Barrier Reef, it is the only place in the world where two UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites meet. Now that is pretty impressive! With a breathtaking landscape and the hustle and bustle of city life behind you, we couldn’t think of a more romantic place to spend your honeymoon.

Now, let’s go and see where you’ll be spending your nights.

About the location

Located in the heart of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest, 90 minutes north of Cairns you’ll find the Daintree Ecolodge.

Home to the highest concentration of plant and animal species in the world that are rare or threatened with extinction, exploring the Daintree should be on any nature lover’s bucket list.

With 15 eco-friendly treehouses that nestle perfectly into the rainforest, you’ll be completely at one with the landscape.

Image: Wilson Archer Photography

About the accommodation

There are three room choices available, the Rainforest Bayan which of course is our favourite room. Who can go passed a fully enclosed balcony with a bathtub overlooking the scenery?

Image: Simon Shiff Photography

There’s also the Canopy Bayan which, as the name suggests, is perched high in the canopy with uninterrupted views that you can enjoy from a dreamy daybed on the enclosed balcony.

Lastly, the Lagoon Bayan where you will wake to the sounds of the rainforest from your enclosed balcony every morning and overlook the onsite lagoon.

Included in your stay is an a la carte breakfast and the tranquility that comes with no TV or Wi-Fi.

Images: Simon Shiff Photography

Inside the photo

Image: Simon Shiff Photography

There’s so much on offer in this beautiful region if you can tempt yourself away from the beautiful accommodation.

From guided rainforest walks, Daintree river cruises, Great Barrier Reef charters, fishing expeditions, bird watching, visits to Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge, if you want to keep busy there’s certainly a huge range of activities to keep you entertained. You can take advantage of these with Daintree Ecolodge package deals that are tailored to you depending on what type of traveller you might be.

Image: Wilson Archer Photography

And if you’re after something a little closer to home, make a day of enjoying the Daintree Wellness Spa where the water from the onsite waterfall and the sounds of the rainforest will send you into total relaxation.

Also loving

You can’t have a perfect escape without the perfect meal to go with it. Daintree Ecolodge is home to Julaymba Restaurant offering a modern, sustainable and seasonal menu celebrating local flavours and native produce. The restaurant offers some of the finest cuisine in the Daintree and can put together gorgeous gourmet picnic hampers for your days out exploring or even arrange a private dining experience for just you and your loved one in the rainforest setting.

Images: Simon Shiff Photography

Ms Floral Says: Oh Queensland, you stunner! I can feel the warmth and tranquility of Daintree Ecolodge oozing through this feature.

About Bec Lawrence: I’m an animal lover, sustainability advocate and natural landscape enthusiast. On a good weekend, you’ll find me hiking with my two adorable beagles and my equally adorable husband.

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