EcOasis Resort has six beautiful Chalets nestled in the pristine and ancient world of Northern New South Wales hinterland, on 45 hectares of sub-tropical rainforest where native flora and fauna abound, and an abundance of bush, rainforest and wildlife is at your front door.
Each two storey studio chalet surrounds you in understated elegance and comfort. Designed so you experience nature, they are positioned so you have complete privacy. Beautiful. Healing. Empowering. Serene. Perfect. >> Visit EcOasis Resort
Usually located on rainforest or bush blocks, Eco Lodges and Nature Retreats may be accredited under NEAP*, or they choose to adhere to the general Code of Practice for Ecotourism Operators, with environmentally friendly accomodation, facilities and measures in place.
These often include: recycling program, energy-efficient light globes, use of environmentally friendly cleaning products, low-flow toilets (standard dual flush here in Australia) and low flow showerheads, vege garden, on-site rainwater harvesting and solar grid connect power generation.
Many operators also participate in environmental conservation and rehabilitation programs, and/or educational or scientific monitoring programs. Passive activities like bushwalking and bird watching will generally be available on site. Most hosts will also have a library of relevant books and local information. Tariff is indicative only (per night/off peak).
Ecotourism Australia Ecotourism Certified Operator
(The National Ecotourism Accreditation Program)
Surrounded by 25 acres of beautiful sub-tropical landscape, this fully self contained accommodation with quality appointments throughout, offers outdoor living and fantastic views, just 10 minutes to Byron Bay and Bangalow.
Pet friendly. From 1-2 guests to groups of 6 (3 in each cottage). Luxury, comfort and beauty – regardless of your budget. From AUD $140 per night, min. 2 nights
This couples only, national and international award winning rainforest retreat is set in old growth rainforest with World Heritage National Park on three sides.
Just 13 private architect-designed luxury bungalows, all with double spa baths and rainforest views, are placed discreetly in a spectacularly pristine Australian rainforest. From AUD $375 p.n. to $655 p.n. midweek, 2 night min.
Hosanna is a 100-acre family and dog friendly farmstay offering a range of affordable accommodation options, including comfortable cabins, "safari huts" to suit families, couples and singles, bush camping and a primative camping ground.
Facilities include communal amenities, a wood fired sauna next to our swimming and kayaking dam, and optional paid farm activities. From AUD $12 pp camping to $150 for cabins Day visitors welcome - $.
Just 5 minutes drive to Pottsville Beach, Mango Tree Cottage is a relaxing, peaceful 2 bedroom retreat set on 6 acres, sleeping 1-6 people comfortably.
Take in the undulating hills from the deck while listening for black cockatoos, owls, geese, and look out for the occasional wallaby. Rainwater harvesting and onsite greywater collection and dispersel onto our orchard. We are kids, wheelchair, and pet friendly. From $165 pn. 2 night min.
Perfect for a honeymoon, special occasion or romantic holiday, the architect designed two storey studio chalets are immaculately furnished for complete comfort, relaxation and privacy.
Spacious living areas feature innovative use of glass and eco timber, each with a with fully equipped state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen. Weekend, midweek and pampering packages available. From AUD $375 p.n.
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Spacious and comfortable self-contained cottages set in 16 hectares of remnant coastal rainforest with native birds and animals in abundance. Wheelchair friendly cabins, some with lowered kitchens and disabled access bathrooms, a swimming pool with ramp, and resort wheeling paths. Dog friendly.
Set in the World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park, via QLD Gold Coast, O'Reilly's offers accommodation with a balcony overlooking the rainforest and mountains.
Villas with air-con, fully equipped kitchen, and spa bath. Daily complimentary guided bird walk.
Just 5km drive from Mount Warning National Park, offering queen and double guest rooms, self contained flat, 2 alpine style cabins and a yurt, with B&B or self catering available. Perfect for hikers, bird watchers, canoeists and swimmers, or just relax in an idyllic setting on 5 acres, with Tweed River frontage.
A peaceful tranquil setting with rustic homestead rooms. Choose from a self contained studio, and twin share or double rooms, all with private bathrooms.
Unique remote location in a rural farm like setting with abundant birdlife and wildlife, and platypus in the creek.
Boasting a double spa bath, a fireplace and BBQ facilities, Springbrook Lyrebird Retreat offers secluded cottages surrounded by rainforest.
The air-conditioned cottages feature a fully equipped kitchen, living room and laundry facilities.
2 night minimum stay. Owned and operated by Australian Rainforest Conservation Society as a non-profit business, all proceeds go to rainforest restoration at Springbrook.