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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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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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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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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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Sundowner Tour Value Pack

We are delighted to advise that in conjunction with Sundowner Restaurant and Tamborine Mountain Tours, the Escarpment Retreat is pleased to announce our latest package. We think it will be a real winner for our guests Being a two day, one night package it includes lots of things but y
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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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