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Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
Map of Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
RN6 Mount Kooyong Road
Queensland 4871 Australia

Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge
Julatten, Mareeba Area

Indicative Rate* $28.00 to $169.00 Accommodation Only

07 4094 1263


Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge consists of fully self-contained units, bunkhouse rooms and campground located in a rainforest nature reserve. It's an hour and a half drive north-west of Cairns, in the rural community of Julatten at an altitude of 440 metres making it cooler than nearby coastal regions.

The lodge is ideal for nature based activities such as bird watching and wildlife photography. It has walking tracks through five hectares (12 acres) of grounds consisting of rainforest, open grassed orchard and permanent waters of Bushy Creek.

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Over 220 species of birds have been recorded at the lodge and adjacent area plus many other animals such as Striped and Green Ringtail Possum, Northern and Long-nosed Bandicoot, Giant White-tailed Rat, Boyd's Forest Dragon, Australian Scrub Python, White-lipped Tree Frog plus many butterfly and moth species. Morning bird walks and evening spotlighting may be available depending on guide availability and minimum numbers, a small fee applies.

Nearby habitats include rainforest, mountains, wetlands and drier open woodlands. Within easy reach are the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tableland, Daintree River, Cape Tribulation and Cooktown. With over 350 bird species in the region it is one of the most rewarding birding areas in Australia.

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Property Details


  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
    Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Communal Facilities
    Communal Facilities
  • Cots Available
    Cots Available
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
    Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
    Outdoor furniture
  • Pets not allowed
    Pets not allowed
  • Shop
  • Tour Desk
    Tour Desk
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Walking

Other Information

Open from 0700 until 1800, seven days a week.

General Comments

Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge is an independent birding lodge offering personalised service which includes up to date bird watching information and maps. It is run by qualified and committed birdwatchers and wildlife photographers with many years of experience in Australia and overseas.

Wildlife groups are also catered for. Contact the lodge for more information about the packages which include accommodation and all meals.

The property is not suitable for children under 10 years old.

Internet access and a comprehensive wildlife library are available to all guests.

The lodge's aim is to promote the enjoyment of bird watching, the appreciation of nature and to give guests a relaxing and rewarding wildlife experience.

How To Get There

Self drive guests can travel via Mareeba or north towards Port Douglas and Mossman, the travel time is one and a half hours either route.

From Cairns follow the Captain Cook Highway north, then turn left 10 kilometres after the Port Douglas turnoff onto the Mount Molloy/Mareeba road for 19 kilometres. Turn right at Mount Kooyong Road.

From Mareeba allow 45 minutes. Drive north passing through Mount Molloy. Turn right after Rifle Creek onto the Mossman road for a further 10 kilometres. Turn left after Geraghty Park onto Mount Kooyong Road.

Standard Unit

Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge

Spacious unit with double bed, single bed, ensuite and fully self-contained kitchen including microwave oven. Shared verandah with outdoor tables and chairs, overlooking the grounds. Car parking at rear of the unit.

Bedding Configuration

One bedroom or motel room
Capacity: 3 people


$139.00$149.00Adult Room Only

2 Bedroom Unit

Spacious unit consisting of two bedrooms, one with double bed, one with twin beds. Living area with sofa and extra single bed. Ensuite and fully self-contained kitchen, including microwave oven. Personal verandah with table and chairs. Car parking adjacent in covered carport.

Bedding Configuration

Two bedroom
Capacity: 5 people


$159.00$169.00Adult Room Only


The bunkhouse is basic accommodation consisting of three rooms with twin beds and one room with a double bed. There is a shared bathroom and cooking facilities with campers 100 metres away.

Bedding Configuration

One bedroom or motel room
Capacity: 2 people


$60.00$79.00Adult Room Only

Caravan and Camp Site

The caravan and camp site consists of 17 mainly powered sites with a hard stand concrete area separate from accommodation units. There are shared toilets, showers and cook shed facilities.

Bedding Configuration

Not Applicable
Capacity: 6 people


$28.00$31.00Adult Per Campsite

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.