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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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Tripadvisor Review –What a retreat is all about

Written by Katrina M from Brisbane, Australia As soon as you enter the gates of this magnificent establishment, you appreciate the beauty of the surrounding rainforest and the sheer elegance of the grounds. Upon entering the Villa you are taken aback by the open earthy feel of the roo
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Bernie & Michael’s Personal Story

  Valentine’s Day Competition Winners written by Jane Clark Julie de Paola, Luxury Couple Portrait’s photographer, is always moved by the love that comes out between the couples she shoots. However, Julie counts photographing the winners of our recent Valentine’s Day compet
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Celebrations

To celebrate being voted the best retreat in Queensland for 2012 by Tripadvisor, we have slashed our rates this week. If you would like to stay with us this week then we would like to offer you a saving of $190 for a 2 night mid week week stay,. …be quick
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Tripadvisor Review Winner

***SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*** We are very pleased to advise that the Escarpment Retreat & Day Spa has been given an international award by Tripadvisor for being one of the top 10 retreats in the South Pacific for 2012. This is the second year in a row that we have received this honou
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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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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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