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The most amazing place I have ever stayed at! Truly breathtaking!

I was looking for a place to surprise my girlfriend for our one year anniversary and I was looking all over the Internet until I stumbled across this place and I was so glad I did! Gary and Carolynne are the best people I have ever seen in the accommodation industry, they are so genui
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Did You Know …..

that guests enjoy our delicious 4 course breakfasts so much that we have been told more than once that it is the best cooked breakfast ever enjoyed in any B&B or hotel anywhere in the world. The ceilings in our villas are nearly 5 metres high. We have our very own dedicated spa pa
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Our Secret Garden

Above is a picture of our driveway disappearing into a 2 storey tangled mess of vines, branches and trees that spanned from our border right  across to and including our driveway. So what do you do when a neighbour’s huge tree crashes into your property destroying over a dozen e
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Cuckoos Arriving From The North

The channel-billed cuckoos arrived early this year. One flew overhead near Boonah a few days ago.  Many have settled on the mountain by now. You will know that they are there as they usually make their presence felt by loud raucous calls (not sounding anything at all like ‘cuck-
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Epic Frog

I think this is a truly amazing short video. It captures so many aspects of nature …. it’s beauty, it’s dangers, being able to see small life on an expansive level plus the music creates a wonderful backdrop in showcasing this marvellous epic tale As you know, we are
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Mt Tamborine’s Natural Icons

One of the most enjoyable features of Mt Tamborine would have to be the rainforest walks. Tall timbers, lush greenery, the sounds of wildlife. There is something meditative about going for a walk in the rainforests. You cant help but feel a sense of calming The next time you are up in
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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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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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Scenic Rim Wildlife Meeting at Tamborine

It is fitting that the first meeting of the year for Scenic Rim Wildlife is at the foot of Tamborine Mountain, to discuss some exciting plans for 2011. The wildlife of Tamborine Mountain harbours world-famous species such as lyrebirds and bowerbirds as well as lesser-known creatures s
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Spring Is In The Air

The forest has been noisy of late with birdcalls.  The whipbird males have stopped their urgent calls as they have mated with their adoring females.  Fantailed cuckoos, golden whistlers, grey shrike-thrushes, Lewin’s honeyeaters have all been tting in on the action. Most of the
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