Want a Queensland Treehouse Retreat you can book now?

Queensland Trehouse - Jungle Treehouse Daintree Rainforest

Want a Queensland Treehouse Retreat you can book now?

When I say Queensland Treehouse hopefully this will conjure up images of lush rainforest, tropical birds, idyllic waterfalls…heaven! With you sitting in the trees soaking up the tranquility.

The tropical climate and lush rainforest of Queensland in Australia create the perfect environment for a treetop retreat. So let’s look at how you can escape to your own treehouse hideaway…

Daintree Rainforest

What’s coming up:

  1. Secrets on the Lake: Luxury stay in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, only an hour from Noosa.
  2. Jungle Treehouse: Remote off-grid wilderness experience in the northern Daintree Rainforest.

Secrets on the Lake, Montville – Oasis of Luxury, Sounds of Nature 4.5 Stars

BEST FOR: Treehouse with all the Mod-Cons, Tranquility
LOCATION: Sunshine Coast Hinterland
Price Range $$$
Read Reviews and Book Secrets on the Lake at Booking.com


Montville is a lovely little village 400 metres above sea level in the Sunshine Coast tropical hinterland. The views from the village are incredible and some cafes and restaurants seem to hang over the edge – perfect for an espresso or glass of wine – The Edge Café is appropriately named. Wander around the art galleries, boutique shops, and buy some yummy fudge at Fudgyboombahs. See below for more things to do.

Secrets on the Lake:

Luxe and more Luxe. Your own Luxury tree house nestled in the peaceful rainforest hills above the Sunshine Coast. Drive from Noosa to Montville in around 1 hour so it’s super close to beach resorts but deep in the forest.

Secrets on the Lake is a nature experience for people who want peace and privacy but don’t want to give up their air con, comfy beds and modern comforts. Walk through the rainforest, swim in the lake and return to your well-appointed tree haven.

Why not enjoy lunch on your terrace with views over Lake Baroon. Each treehouse design is rustic, carved from local wood with forged iron and decorated with local art.

Your treehouse is private and self-contained so you have no need to leave your tree top oasis!

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Treehouses for everyone!

  • Secrets One-bedroom Treehouse for two
  • Luxury Treehouse for two
  • Penthouse Treehouse for two
  • Wait-a-While two-bedroom Treehouse for four
  • The Nest 3-bedroom Treehouse for Six
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Take a tour of Secrets on the Lake:

Need to know:

  • Relax in your private spa pool with magnificent views of the rainforest and lake
  • Enjoy an overflowing breakfast basket on arrival
  • BBQ, Free WIFI, Aircon, comfy beds, art
  • Secrets Cafe on Site
  • 2 night minimum stay
  • Prices vary depending on season and days of week. Price is over $350/night but if you stay on Sun/Mon or Mon/Tue nights it’s significantly cheaper, e.g. AU$470/2 nights.

Top Things to Do in Montville:

  • Kondalilla National Park and Kondalilla Falls, see big goanas.
  • Baroon Pocket Dam: fishing, swimming, BBQ, picnicking
  • Flame Hill Vinyard: 10 minute drive from Montville Main Street. Wine Tasting, Restaurant.

Jungle Tree House, Cape Tribulation – Off Grid, Deep in the Forest

BEST FOR: Open Tree House in the Daintree Jungle, Affordable, Couples
LOCATION: North of Cairns
Price Range $
Read Reviews and Book Secrets on the Lake at Booking.com

The Daintree:

The Daintree is 1,200 kms of tropical rainforest in the north of Queensland. Reaching to the ocean this is one of the three oldest rainforests in the world! Home to rare wildlife including bats, butterflies and frogs – watch out for those crocodiles and pythons – this is a naturalists dream destination.

The rainforest is heritage listed and one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. The traditional caretakers of this wilderness are the Kuku Yalariji tribe who have cared for the Daintree for over 9000 years.

The owners of Jungle Tree House are committed to sustainable living and have created a true wilderness experience. Embrace nature up close and hike the surrounding walking tracks while you discover the interesting statues hidden in the jungle. Cool off in the nearby creek.

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Top Reasons to Book:

  • An immersive, back to nature experience deep in the magic rainforest
  • Perfect for eco-adventurers
  • Relaxing and restful
  • See resident cassowaries ambling by
  • Birdlife and sounds of  the jungle
Daintree Jungle House Bedroom

How many beds?

The tree house accommodates up to 3 people. 1 queensize bed on the main floor and 1 single bed in the upstairs loft.

Escape the world!

Escape from civilization deep in the Daintree rainforest and chill in this simple octagon tree house built by the locals. The wide windows are open to the elements, you’re off-grid with solar power and you’ll love the cool outdoor shower. No WIFI, no TV, no microwave – it’s just you and the rainforest.

See the Tree House and the Cassowary!


  • Bring a flash light for the dark nights
  • You have a simple kitchen so bring in your own supplies and hide away from the rest of the world.
  • Mosquito nets are provided
  • Bring a friend – you’re alone in the jungle.
  • But you’re a walk away from Cape Tribulation village with shops and cafes if you need an espresso!
  • You can book the Jungle Tree House at their website here.

Happy travelling! If you need any more information or want to join the conversation please share in the comments section below.

See my posts on other unique places to stay in Australia, Murray River Houseboats, Coober Pedy Underground hotels, cool places in Byron Bay and for a post on a quirky Tree House in Thailand click here.

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