Santuary Retreat: "The real wilderness" South Mission Beach Hotel Tip by squidly2

South Mission Beach Hotels: 9 reviews and 7 photos

  Inside our tent cabin
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  • Inside our tent cabin - South Mission Beach
      Inside our tent cabin
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  • outside of teh tent-cabin - South Mission Beach
      outside of teh tent-cabin
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  • the main lodge/restraunt - South Mission Beach
      the main lodge/restraunt
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  • view from the lodge - South Mission Beach
      view from the lodge
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My husband and I loved this place - especially for the price! We stayed in a tent hut, and saw a cassowary every day we were there! We visited in August; the temperature was comfortable. We had a rental car - it is about a 20 minute hike to the parking area. They'll take you in a 4 wheeler when you arrive with your luggage. One day we went on a rafting tour with R&R; that was great too. I can't describe how awesome the views are from this place. We ate in their restraunt both nights there - gourmet!! Oh yeah, if you stay there take a flashilight and your own towel (though I think they'll loan you either for a price). The price was $50AUD a night.
Read the FAQS on their website, it cvers almost everything...

Unique Qualities: Amazing views!!

Address: Halfway between Cairnes and Townsville
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: Mission Beach (not sure why the category is South Mission Beach??)
See website for directions:

Price: US$20-40
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 29, 2006
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