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Wait A While Daintree

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

A stunning pole framed timber house offering private and secluded accommodation for up to 8 guests right in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest, and only 600 metres from the picturesque Cow Bay Beach.

Stay in one of the most beautiful houses in the Daintree Rainforest - the perfect place to relax and enjoy the rainforest and you have a choice of restaurants and cafes close by. Wait A While Retreat is only 600 metres from the picturesque Cow Bay Beach where the reef and rainforest meet. The Daintree-Cape Tribulation region lays claim to being the only spot on the planet where 2 World Heritage areas meet - The Great Barrier Reef and the North Queensland Wet Tropics.

Wait A While In The Daintree is one of the largest single dwellings ever constructed in the Daintree Rainforest. Designed by award-winning, South-African architect Gavin Paddock, and modelled on the traditional New Guinean long-house, Wait A While Daintree provides almost 500 square metres of living space.

The building, completed in 1993, contains more than 100 tonnes of timber and is finished with materials sourced from southern Queensland, South Africa, Kashmir, New Guinea and the United States.

For your information

The property has 3 bedrooms downstairs consisting of 2 x king bedrooms plus a bedroom that has 2 king singles and a king pullout trundle. Upstairs there is a double bedroom. There are 2 bathrooms inside the house, as well as a shower by the pool. Wait A While Retreat can sleep up to 8 people + cot

Features of Wait A While Rainforest Retreat include satellite TV and internet, DVD, stereo, washing machine, and BBQ. All linen is provided, as are pool towels.

Wait A While In The Daintree is just one hour from the internationally recognised resort town of Port Douglas, and is the ideal getaway offering seclusion and a true taste of the tropics.

More Details

Kerry Muller
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cow Bay, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • forests
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


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(1 traveller review)

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Wait A While Daintree
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Cow Bay, Queensland, Australia

Loved this house, just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing, nicely nestled in the rainforest and walking distance to the beach. Beautifully decorated inside, ample of good clean Kitchen utensils etc. The beds were extremely comfortable and again linen was clean and in great condition. Large decking area for sitting and socialising together and a great pool area.

Frustrating at how dark it was inside during the day as well as night, better lighting is recommended.

Would definitely recommend to stay here

  • Review Submitted: 28/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Daintree Rainforest and Reef


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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