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Wanggulay Too Treetops Cairns City

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About the property


Luxurious Five Bedroom, Two 1/2 Bathroom Timber Holiday House in the Treetops!

Wanggulay Too is a unique one of a kind experience. You will have a fantastic holiday! Come and find out why so many choose Wanggulay. In the last six months, we have welcomed one of Australias leading Iconic Fashion houses, Australia's biggest home renovator, and a group of elite gold medal Olympic athletes all looking for a unique and beautiful experience.

Welcome to Wanggulay Too!

Located on the hillside in the rainforest looking over the Barron River, this luxurious Cairns City holiday house is unique. Picture yourself sitting in the antique outdoor bath with a bottle of bubbly perched above the river having a holiday of a lifetime in Far North Queensland!

It's a ten-minute walk to 4 waterfalls where you can safely swim in a tropical paradise.

'Wanggulay Too Treetops' is a five bedroom holiday home located just 7 kilometers west of Cairns airport set amongst the treetops of World Heritage listed rainforest looking down on the Barron River.

Welcome in, and we will take you on a tour of our home...

The spacious open-plan living room with cathedral ceiling opens onto a wide veranda in the treetops with breathtaking views of the rainforest and river below. Relax on the balcony to bird calls, beautiful blue Ulysses butterflies and the gentle sound of the river. With the kitchen opening onto the deck, entertaining is a treat creating a fun bar atmosphere at night.

Upstairs, four bedrooms open onto the main living room with exotic oriental furniture, polished hardwoods, and earth colours and textures making Wanggulay warm and inviting. The master bedroom has French windows opening onto the veranda. Relaxation is only a step away. Soak in the sanctuary of your spa-bath with locally handmade soaps, fragrant frangipanis floating in bowls in the luxurious ensuite bathroom.

On the floor below is a smaller living area with a lounge and veranda thoroughly screened for the ultimate tropical living experience. From here, the second master bedroom looks out through the dappled sunlight of the treetops. Walk out onto the river platform to bathe in the antique bath with a bottle of complimentary bubbly. It doesn't get better than this! Please note this is our 1/2 bathroom as we provide a bath and outdoor shower for a unique experience.

We look forward to welcoming you to Wanggulay Too Treetops.

Included in your rate is our free E-Book, detailing the best things to see and do as experienced by our Wanggulay guests over the last ten years.

Surrounded by water and world heritage listed rainforest

Surrounded by water and world heritage listed rainforest, you are ideally placed to walk the trails of the national park, canoe the Barron River Gorge, swim in natural waterfalls or simply relax on the balcony overlooking the river. Dive on the Great Barrier Reef or enjoy a sunset walk on nearby Palm Cove beach.

Located 20 mins from Cairns city, you are close to everything - beaches, skyrail, reef, and rainforest - but feeling like you're staying in the wilderness.

Nearby are Fitzroy Island, World Heritage rainforests, the trendy tropical beach of Palm Cove, the Great Barrier Reef, and Port Douglas as well as the vibrant city of Cairns.

Access to the house is easy, but once you arrive you may never want to leave. Just in case here are just a couple of things you can do while stay in this Cairns City holiday house;

- Walk the marked trails of the Barron River Gorge National Park to 4 waterfalls right on your doorstep, no need to get in a car.

- Explore the rock pools and waterfalls of Stoney Creek.

- Walk down to the Barron river by private pathway.

- Canoe or white water raft the Barron River Gorge.

- Fish for famous Barramundi in the lower reaches of the Barron River.

- Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.

- Sunset walks on the beach at Palm Cove and enjoys a lovely meal.

- Ride the world famous Skyrail over the rainforest canopy.

- Take a picnic to Crystal Cascades, the boardwalks of the Botanic Gardens or Cattana Wetlands.

- Explore the wonderful Rusty's fresh produce markets.

- Dine out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

- Take a short drive along kilometers of unspoiled coastline to Port Douglas have lunch and explore.

- Drive up to the Tablelands via Kuranda for a day of sightseeing.

- Relax on the expansive balcony or by the gentle flowing Barron river where you can take in all the delights of a holiday in the rainforest.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
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16 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cairns, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • forests
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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Wanggulay Too Treetops Cairns City
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
Wheeo, NSW, Australia

Very disappointed

  • 2 of 5

I booked this 'luxury' retreat for my family over from UK to celebrate my 30th birthday.

Whilst it was a good house it did not have the touch of luxury we were all looking forward to.

Simple things like no complementary soaps or toiletries of any sort... no cleaning products to clean the house and no cleaner for the week...

With 3 small children this wasn't ideal.

I had also booked an extra 4 people for the weekend...which the owner was very aware of and had charged for prior to our arrival. I had to chase up the manager to get linen for them as she didn't know anything about them. After their departure the manager declined to take ALL the extra linen away for us instead instructing us to leave it in the car port.... this took us space...and looked unsightly.

There was a dishwasher with 6 tablets to last a week...... 10 adults and 3 kids plus the extra 4..... we had to provide our own as well as washing up liquid which wasn't provided either.

The '3rd' bathroom consists of a shower and bath outside.... whilst the shower was lovely the bath had NO privacy AT ALL from the balcony...

There are only 2 toilets for the house.

Lastly the smoke alarms were continously activated at 3 am for no reason at all.... I imagine faulty... this woke EVERYONE in the house for 2 nights in a row.... no response from manager when I contacted her.

All in all a good property for a large group but significantly overpriced with nothing to make it feel special. I was so disappointed....

  • Review Submitted: 14/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Firstly thank you for your comments, we take very seriously any comment made by guests and work to ensure that we do better, and improve our product and delivery. We have made significant changes to ensure this happens and we deliver a consistent 5 star experience. Since we started Wanggulay 2, we have had all 5-star reviews. We would like to show you and any future prospective guests the changes we have made to ensure we keep our product to that five-star standard. The week you visited, our property was poorly prepared for your arrival by a part-time team member. We have worked with the team and this part time member to ensure that a first class product is always presented. During each stay we now make two courtesy followup calls to ensure everything is as expected and so any problems can be quickly solved. Our standard pack that was not provided to you incorporates shampoos and conditioner full kitchen supplies, complimentary bubbly, flowers, fruit, and travel guide. We were unaware that this was not in place for your stay. The procedures above will now resolve this within hours if the problem were ever to occur again. To make sure we exceed guests expectations we now offer a complimentary shopping service so that that Wanggulay is fully stocked for guests arrival so their holiday can start with a walk to the first waterfall 10 minutes away rather than a visit to the supermarket. We also now make a follow-up call after arrival and the following day to immediately check that we have provided a 5-star standard product and to quickly address any concerns or provide any help. . Additional guests rooms are fully prepared upon arrival; we provide an extra clean for bookings of more than 5 days, and additional cleaning services are available on demand for house guest looking for a more hotel-style daily turn around. The smoke alarm company had been changed, and all smoke alarms are now checked monthly to ensure no unnecessary disruption during the guest stay. The white claw footed bath tub under the rainforest treetops is screened from neighbours and to keep the outdoor feeling with views over the river and intro the treetops it is visible to the in-house residents at Wanggulay Too. This is a decision we made in keeping with the outdoor style with amazing views, which won us an award for best luxury outdoor experience beating 6300 others for the category award. We would like to invite you back for a complimentary three night stay when you are next in
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Dream Wedding & Honeymoon destination in 1!

  • 5 of 5

To Brett, Bet and the team at Wanggulay, I can't thank you enough for letting us hire both of your beautiful rainforest retreats for our wedding at Easter. My new husband and 20 of our closest family and friends had the most magical weekend away together celebrating (and then recovering by the pool). Stoney creek falls just down the road made for a magical place for us to have our ceremony, and the beautiful top deck at Wanggulay bali was the perfect spot for our reception. Thank you so much for everything, we can't wait to come back and celebrate wedding anniversaries! Hollie and Rick Wilkinson <3

  • Review Submitted: 05/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rainforest Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Recently I rented Wanggulay Too for my family who were visiting me in Cairns for my Birthday. As a Cairns local it was an excellent choice as the property showcases the best of living in the wet tropics. It was cool and we definitely utilised the outdoor bath. So beautiful was it laying in an outdoor bath looking up at the trees above you, there was a que up for the bath as some people in our family decided that with a good book you could spend two hours in the tub! Communication from the owners was fantastic and the tips for people new to the area are great. Highly recommended if you want to immerse yourself in the rainforest.

  • Review Submitted: 28/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern NSW

Treetop retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and comfortable. It is in a very convenient location, only 25 mins. from Cairns, yet still far enough removed from the bustle. (A quiet night sleep assured.)The rear deck was a great place to unwind after a day's activities.

  • Review Submitted: 12/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great for a hen's weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

The place is absolutely wonderful and luxurious, with beautiful surroundings. It is very spacious, easily fitting all 10 of us comfortably. Location is great - isolated, but an easy drive to the city or any other facilities. Belinda and Brett provided the best customer service and were willing to assist us with anything when required. Would definitely stay again. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 04/11/2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love looking after the Hen's weekends, we also had a group celebrating 40th birthday and another on a family reunion. Thanks so much for the feedback, it just want to make us work harder to give our guests a fabulous stay.
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Nashville, TN, United States

Fabulous rainforest retreat

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous place, highly recommend! The house is wonderful, very luxurious, and a perfect place to relax after a day hiking in the rainforest surrounding the property. It’s really great to open things up in the evening and live on the deck. Outdoor bathing a high point for me. Also loved the location - very private but close to whatever else you might need in the area. Very sad to leave at the end of our time there...

  • Review Submitted: 20/10/2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jonathan! Wanggulay Too Treetops gives you that real rainforest immersion experience with the outdoor bath and shower, bar and kitchen opening up onto the deck. We love introducing our guests, especially you guys from the US/UK to all the hiking and outdoor fun you can have right from our doorstep. Look forward to welcoming you back. The Wanggulay Team, Bet, Brett and Belinda
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Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail


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