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Johnstone River Retreat

15 reviews
2.5 acres of garden
Pool & Bali Hut
Our Garden
Tree Kangaroo in our Backyard
Holiday Unit with Deck
Main Bedroom
Living room
North Johnstone River
North Johnstone River
Lake Eacham
Atherton Tablelands-views to Mt. Bartle Frere
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Malanda, Queensland
Our property is situated on 2.5 acre in Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. We have 90 meter of absolute River frontage with some original rainforest. The property has a magnificent garden, an 11mtr lap pool, a Bali hut to relax and its own platypus & turtle viewing platform .
In the 5 km area is a beautiful swimming lake (Lake Eacham) and the little town of Malanda. The next major towns are Atherton (20 km) and Cairns (65 km). We are nearly 800 m above sea level, so there are no issues with coastal humidity, heat, mosquitos & sandflies.
The holiday unit has 2 bedrooms (second on request), lounge, bathroom, dining, kitchen with full sized fridge/freezer, oven and cooktop, private deck with BBQ. Linen & towels provided. You only have to bring your own food.
We are away from all the city hassle and bustle.You can sit o...
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About the Owner, Peter L
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL442051
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Excellent - based on 15 reviews
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
English first
German first
English first
Rockhampton, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Very comfortable, and well-equipped accommodation in an ideal location, handy to all the attractions on the Tableland, and complete with a chocolate rabbit welcome on the table ( as it was over the Easter break,) Thanks Martina ! We thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful tropical gardens surrounding this home-from-home. Peter was most helpful, and keen to supply anything needed ( like...

Andrea M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Well positioned location access to all the tablelands has to offer.Accomodation comfortable immaculate condition private and spotless.Great hosts enjoyed our discussions with them , beautiful garden full of bird song and the calming sound of flowing water.A memerable experience definitely shall return. Many thanks to Peter and his lovely wife Martina.

Kim A
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

An amazing place to relax and escape, but also a perfect base to explore the Atherton Tablelands! Peter and Martina are kind and accommodating hosts, kindly sharing their slice of paradise! Highly recommend a stay here!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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R 7 450
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About the neighbourhood
Between Malanda & Lake Eacham, farming & rural residental
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cairns International: 70.0 km
Railway: Cairns Central: 65.0 km
Turn off from Bruce Hwy into Gillies Hwy , follow up the range to the Lake Eacham Roadhouse, turn left into Malanda- Lake Barrine Rd. Follow 7 km then turn left int Croft Rd, follow 1 km then turn right into Kidd Close
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 65.0 km.
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