Great Barrier Reef Hotels

Milkwood Lodge Rainforest Retreat

Pros

  • Free airport pick-ups
  • Breakfast packs
  • Discounts for on-site vehicle hire and longer stays

Cons

  • Small TVs
  • Some rooms lack Wi-Fi access
  • No restaurant
  • Fair way out of town

Published 05/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Six pole cabins oriented for seclusion provide breezy, split-level accommodation overlooking rain forest and bushland at this user-friendly tropical retreat. Cabins that aren't air-conditioned have ceiling fans; all have equipped kitchenettes, comfy beds, and large verandas. The Lodge's lush gardens are atwitter with birdlife and have lovely views of Mount Cook—hike to the top for superlative area views. Or stay put and chill under the waterfall in Milkwood's saltwater pool, relax by moonlight at the licensed alfresco bar, and cook the day's catch on the guest BBQ. There's a helpful tour desk, and you can hire boats, dinghies and 4WDs on-site.

Hotel Information

Address:

Annan Rd., Cooktown, Queensland, 4895, Australia

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Phone:

07-4069–5007

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 6 treehouses
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 05/22/2015

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