Our family of 5 - 2 adults & 3 children (aged 13,11 & 8) spent a wonderful 3 nights at Cow Bay Homestay.
I booked directly with Marion and she provided us with accurate information before arrival. She welcomed us to her property and gave us a thorough run down of the area and made some very good recommendations, including booking us on a fantastic reef trip with Ocean Safari.
The house with two bedrooms & two bathrooms is clean, spacious open plan and surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden. There are plenty of spots to lounge around feel like you are outdoors & the kids loved the hammock. There was a TV which was important for finals football. Marion would visit each morning at the time we requested and make us a delicious breakfast. Great homemade bread. Marion is a wonderful & interesting host.
The kids also had the freedom to swim in the property’s creek, which was moments from the house.
Cow Bay beach was a 15 minute walk one way.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cow Bay Homestay B&B is located in the world famous Daintree Rainforest and 5 minutes from Cow Bay beach and iconic Great Barrier Reef. 2 Hours drive north of Cairns, we are centrally located for all locally guided tours: half day reef snorkel , 4WD, walks, kayak, horse riding,jungle surfing, fruit tasting and numerous outdoor activities. Amazing timber pole house, large deck, polished timber floors, bifold-louvred doors opening into the garden, bed rooms with insect screens, fans, air conditioner and ensuites,quality linen and bedding, lounge chairs and daybeds with the best view, . Great for bird watching, lots of butterflies. Spot the cassowary in the garden, meet the bandicoot in the restaurants at night. Or...Just sit back and relax, read, daydream. Take a walk into the rainforest on our property spot the jungle perch in the fresh water creek. Here you can switch off, even digitally. The area north of the Daintree River has no grid power and we run on solar panels, batteries and back up generator. All your tour bookings can be arranged. Marion speaks German. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cow Bay Homestay Daintree Region