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The Creativity Tour

Not sure if it is the pristine air, something in the water  or whether there are other universal forces at work but mountains always seem to attract creative and sometimes eccentric characters to live on them. Mt Tamborine is no exception, being well known for it’s talented and
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50 Years Of Memories

To me there is always something endearing whenever I meet two “twilighters” who are in love….faith eternal. It reinforces my beliefs that there is hope for younger generations and so it was my absolute delight to not only meet Heather and Ian but also to find out tha
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Our Tasty Icon

Now that our patriotic Australia Day celebrations are behind us,  Sam Kekovic isnt on tv promoting lamb, and we are looking for some meat alternatives, this article is all about the contemporary view of one of Australia’s icons ….the aussie kangaroo. Dont worry no need for
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Wildlife Corridor Workshop

Entry is free but bookings are essential: ph 55441283, email scenicrim@wildlife.org.au or leave a message on http://www.facebook.com/Scenic.Rim.Wildlife   Article kindly supplied by Ronda Green, BSc(Hons) PhD, Araucaria Ecotours, Chair Wildlife Tourism Australia, Chair Scenic Rim
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Feature Article Writer Appointed National Wildlife Chairperson

Ronda Green is a regular contributor  on the Escarpment Retreat’s Feature Article  page, posting many interesting nature and wildlife stories for our readers about the wonderful and diverse range of animals that we have on the mountain. One of Ronda’s gifts is that she exp
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Kookaburras a-plenty!

Those avian  icons of the Australian bush, the kookaburras, have lately been very vocal and active on the Mountain   Kookaburras usually breed during spring, finishing in December or January.  I have heard that they will make a second attempt later in summer at breeding if their
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Flood Relief Assistance – Reduced Rates

Yes we are the lucky ones up here but that doesnt mean that we dont feel everyone else’s pain We have decided to substantially lower our rates substantially till mid February This special is to recognise just how tough it is for Queenslanders at the moment. Hope you are able to
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Tripadvisor International Award

 I guess we go about our business in a regular daily habit. It was 5:00 am and I was   opening my inbox as I do every morning. Deleting the usual lot of junk emails,  including the regular one advising me that my Telstra login was lost and I should  re- enter my personal details to re
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Experience Nature

The sun is out, our waterfall is thundering, the trickle stream is gushing, frogs are jumping around excitedly, the gardens are as lush as can be and in the mornings there is a fine mist over the property……the perfect place to escape
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Locals Give At Qld’s First Flood Relief Concert

  The first concert to help the Queensland flood victims, was held in our Scenic Rim backyard on Saturday 15th January at the Woodhill Community Hall near Jimboomba. As well as  raising money for those desperate families who lost everything, it was also an opportunity for the peo
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