Surrounded by 8 acres of tropical gardens and rainforest, The 'Epiphyte' sits on a low hill overlooking Thornton Peak (1,374m), Queenslands third highest, which rises spectacularly a few kilometers away across the valley.
All 4 guest rooms in the main house are located off a large central guest lounge and dining area. Each room offers an en suite bathroom, a fan, outdoor furniture on a balcony with rainforest views. Room 1 is a double room with queen bed suitable for a couple. Room 2 is a small double room, possible for a couple but ideal as a single. Rooms 3 and 4 are large rooms, perfect for a couple but also able to accommodate 3 adults comfortably or a couple and up to 2 children.
The Golden Orchid Retreat (cabin), set among rainforest 50m from the main accommodation house, is a large self-contained cabin with a kitchen/ dining area, large bedroom and large en-suite bathroom. It has a queen-size bed and bunk beds so can accommodate a couple plus one extra adult or two extra children.
Guests can stroll through the tropical gardens and orchard and relax in the peaceful rotunda or the main lounge, which offers a book library, board games and comfortable sofas. There is a informative tour desk and we can book all tours including guided walks, kayaking, reef snorkelling, jungle surfing, river cruises and more at no extra cost. Your included breakfast consists of a tropical fruit platter, a range of cereals, toast and homemade jams served on the veranda while taking in the stunning views.
Complimentory tea/coffee is available at all times. Epiphyte Bed & Breakfast is located at Cow Bay, 5 minutes drive from rainforest boardwalks, waterfalls and the Daintree Discovery Centre. It is 30 minutes drive through the rainforest to Cape Tribulation Beach.