Savor the peace and tranquility of this rainforest hideaway. Enjoy that long overdue sleep in or maybe rise
early to experience the magnificent dawn chorus.
Have breakfast on the balcony whilst admiring the view. Indulge your artistic side painting our panorama.
Sunbake in privacy on our terrace with alfresco shower.
As part of this experience you are invited to feel at home. Explore the gardens, read a good book, listen to mood music or just relax
The following activities are yours to enjoy. Your friendly host will be happy to make recommendations and any bookings.
Explore the Daintree National Park which includes that area between the Daintree River and Cape Tribulation. This is Australia’s largest remaining stand of tropical lowland rainforest, a last refuge for unique plants and animals with a history stretching back over 140 million years. This is a must do experience and a day you will always remember. Ask your host about points of interest including the Daintree ice creamery, Discovery Centre and jungle adventure tour.
Having experienced the degree of service, facilities, and natural surroundings at Cloud 9 our guests frequently continue heading north, we highly recommend the following Lodgings:
If you seek another place to escape in the tropical north, away from the crowds, into a timeless rainforest with
towering peaks and spring fed creeks Mungumby Lodge just might be the ticket?
Mungumby Lodge, a unique lodge accommodation experience is set in
the World Heritage Rainforest near the
village of Cooktown, Cape York, on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef coast, at the northern end of Greater Daintree Rainforest!
There are plenty of things to do and see beyond the commercial staged tourist offerings found elsewhere.
Operating by appointment guests immediately feel right at home surrounded by unique experiences that the region is famous for. Research their website and contact the owners Hamish and Issabella direct to make a booking.
A trip to far-north Queensland isn't complete without visiting the wonderful Great Barrier Reef.
There are a number of snorkel and dive companies that operate out of Port Douglas offering various experiences
to cater for different needs.
There is also an option to combine a spectacular helicopter scenic flight with a snorkel trip (or coral viewing in a semi-submersible vessel including lunch, at the Outer Reef.
Keen anglers can experience both river and reef fishing with professional guides and for those people with their own boat, ample parking is available at your Retreat. Your host being a keen fisherman, will happily share his local knowledge and a few secret spots.
Pamper yourself with a wide variety of massage and spa treatments which are readily available.
Contact us in advance to pre-arrange.
Up for a bit of crocodile spotting? The Daintree River is the best location to see crocodiles in their natural habitat in tropical North Queensland.
For more information visit: www.crocodileexpress.com.
Take a magical ride on an Argo 8x8 through the stunning World Heritage Daintree Rainforest.
Inaccessible by other means, the low-impact Argo is ideally suited for experiencing the wonders
of the ancient rainforest, its canopies and glades including a 1,000-year-old cycad palm.
From the hilltops, enjoy sweeping views across to the soaring mountains and down to the valleys and the beautiful meandering Daintree River.
For more information visit: www.daintreeadventuretours.com.au.
Kuku Yalanji Indigenous experience, Located in the southern part of the World Heritage Listed, Daintree
Mossman Gorge is one of the few places in the country that visitors can gain an insight into the lives,
culture and beliefs of Australia’s Indigenous population and their connection to the natural environment.
Journey into the lush rainforest of Mossman Gorge and experience the wonders of the Daintree Rainforest
all the while getting lost in its enchanting stories and rich Indigenous heritage.
A visit to the Gorge is a must on any adventurer’s trip to Far North Queensland.
For more information visit: www.mossmangorge.com.au.
Spend a lazy day around the shire. Share Breakfast with the Birds at Rainforest Habitat. Shop the boutiques of Macrossan street or cruise the Sunday markets. This iconic village boasts some 60 restaurants and bars catering for a wide variety of tastes including our magnificent local seafood.