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The Summit Rainforest Retreat and Conference Centre
Atherton, Tablelands Area

Indicative Rate* $180.00 to $720.00 Accommodation Only

07 4091 7300
info@summitrainforestretreat.com
www.summitrainforestretreat.com

Description

The Summit Rainforest Retreat is located in the Cairns Highlands, also known as the Atherton Tablelands, in Far North Queensland, Australia. Located one hours drive south west from Cairns, nestled amongst ''Mabi'' rainforest and the Halloran's Hill Environmental Park. At 750 metres above sea level, it's a naturally air conditioned region of the Tropics.

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The Summit Rainforest Retreat is at the very peak of Halloran's Hill, Atherton's highest point. It is situated on the lip of an extinct volcano. The crater of this volcano has a dense Mabi Rainforest covering, this habitat is critically endangered and only 2 per cent remains on the Atherton Tablelands. Mabi, is the local indigenous word for the threatened Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo, they have had a number of sightings. Red legged pademelons, wallabies, bandicoots and possums are significantly easier to spot. John and Helen, (the owners), have planted 3000 mabi trees on the 2 Ha property, to extend this habitat.

The huge deck of The Summit overlooks the Townships valley, it is a panoramic and breathtaking view. All this nature, but still only 1.7 kilometres from the main street of Atherton with all the facilities that it provides. Self drive itineraries are available at check-in.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Cots Available
    Cots Available
  • Cycle/Running Path
    Cycle/Running Path
  • High Chair
    High Chair
  • Interconnecting rooms
    Interconnecting rooms
  • Laundry
    Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
    Non Smoking Establishment
  • Non Smoking Floor
    Non Smoking Floor
  • Open fireplace
    Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
    Outdoor furniture
  • Pay/Satellite TV
    Pay/Satellite TV
  • Pets not allowed
    Pets not allowed
  • Spa
    Spa
  • Sun deck
    Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Tour Desk
    Tour Desk
  • TV/Lounge Area
    TV/Lounge Area
  • Vehicle wash facilities
    Vehicle wash facilities
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Nudist/Naturist
    Nudist/Naturist
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

2:00pm
9:30am
Reception open 0600 to 1800 Sunday to Saturday.

Children:
Contact operator for further details on child suitability.

Further Details:
Keys are to be picked up at Atherton Blue Gum Bed and Breakfast which is situated at 36 Twelfth Avenue Atherton.

The Summit Rainforest Retreat provides 180 degree panoramic views, rainforest walks, animal watching and exercising equipment in conjunction with the Retreat, the one bedroom apartment and the boutique conference centre.

Cancellation Policy - A 50 per cent deposit is required on booking The Summit. There is no refund if cancelled. The balance is required when the keys are collected.

How To Get There:
Atherton Blue Gum Bed and Breakfast is located in the township of Atherton. Once in Atherton go to the Post Office which is at the Herberton (or southern) end of the main street, opposite McDonalds fast food outlet. From there, turn left into Robert Street, heading towards Malanda and Ravenshoe and travel approx 1.7 kilometres up Robert Street, which is also the main street out of town. At the top of the hill, next to Halloran's Hill Leisure Park, turn left into Twelfth Avenue (Bed and Breakfast sign). Number 36 is 100 metres on the right hand side (sign out the front). This is where keys are collected for all properties and registration completed.


Summit Rainforest Retreat and Conference Centre, The Rooms


The Summit Rainforest Retreat - 1 Bedroom Apartment

The Summit Rainforest Retreat

Apartment comprises a limited self contained apartment for up to four persons. It has one king/twin bedroom and an alcove with two single bunks. Access is available to a large deck with 180 degree panoramic views, heated pool and spa, barbecue facilities and a large entertainment area. Depending on your requirements and configuration it can sleep up to four persons. All linen and towels are provided and open fireplace included. A full conference facility with data projector is also available to be included. Peace and tranquillity is assured on over two hectares of land, you'll delight in the abundant native

wildlife at your doorstep birds, wallabies, pademelons, bandicoots, possums and Lumholtz tree kangaroos, to name a few. Your kitchen view is actually into the Rainforest.

Bedding Configuration

One bedroom with lounge and interconnection
Capacity: 4 people
Bed Types Available: Bunk Beds, King Split Bed

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$250.00$250.00Room Only
Rate is the same for 1 - 4 persons


Other Information

Children: Contact operator for further details on child suitability.

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Summit Bed and Breakfast

The Summit B and B

A brand new, self contained, timber "Queenslander" Bed and Breakfast, with three bedrooms titled Bandicoot, Pademelon and Wallaby. All bedrooms have ensuites and televisions with satellite access. Each bedroom also has an entrance through "French Doors" onto a spacious deck with outdoor setting and magnificent views. The Pademelon has two bedrooms with interconnecting ensuite which sleeps four persons, both other bedrooms sleep two. This Bed and Breakfast is non hosted and includes a common lounge area, a full kitchen and laundromat for all guests. A heated pool and waterfall is a feature so too is the local habitat and the wildlife that abounds. The Atherton Tablelands is extremely diverse and a natural wonderland, yet you are still close to all town facilities.

Bedding Configuration

One bedroom with lounge
Capacity: 1 - 4 people
Bed Types Available: King Split Bed

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$180.00$450.00Room and Breakfast Provisions
This minimum rate is for 2 persons in any of the rooms which includes continental breakfast provisions. The Pademelon rooms have an interconnecting ensuite, perfect for a family of 4 or two couples, the rate for 4 persons is AUD260. The highest rate is for the whole dwelling which is up to 8 persons, please contact direct for this rate.


Other Information

Children: Contact operator for further details on child suitability.

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The Summit Rainforest Retreat

The Summit Rainforest Retreat

A Retreat that can be sectioned off as a three bedroom, four bedroom or five bedroom Holiday House. Positioned on the lip of an extinct volcano, it has Mabi Rainforest fauna and flora, panoramic views, rainforest walks with full kitchen and laundry. Depending on your requirements and configuration it can sleep up to 16 persons. All linen and towels are provided, heated pool and spa, open fireplace, air conditioning etc. A full conference facility with data projector is also available to be included. Peace and tranquillity is assured on over two hectares of land, the house boasts a huge entertainment deck and you'll delight in the abundant native wildlife at your doorstep birds, wallabies, pademelons, bandicoots, possums and lumholtz tree kangaroos, to name a few.

Bedding Configuration

Five bedroom with lounge
Capacity: 1 - 12 people
Bed Types Available: Bunk Beds, Double Bed, King Size Bed, King Split Bed, Queen Size Bed, Single Bed

Indicative Rates*

FromToInclusions
$400.00$720.00Entire House/Apartment
The minimum rate is for 1 - 4 persons.


Other Information

Children: Contact owners to check suitability.

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22 - 28 Twelfth Avenue
Atherton
Queensland 4883 Australia

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