The hinterland between Brisbane and the Gold Coast in southern Queensland is another world of lush rainforest and misty mountains, with an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity. Visitors can marvel at glow worm caves, stroll through the canopy of ancient trees, and swim in natural waterholes, while relishing a breath of fresh air away from the city.
Get back to nature with today’s Groupon for O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat:
• $299 for a two-night stay for two adults ($1144 value)
In a Mountain View Room with daily morning and afternoon tea, free activities, and a late 12pm checkout, plus up to two kids aged 0-14 stay free using existing bedding
O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat offers an absolute escape from the madness of city life. Each room at this multiple award-winning eco resort is free from televisions and phones, offering stunning rainforest views instead. Groupies take in a magnificent vista of the McPherson Ranges from their private balcony, while enjoying resort facilities like a heated plunge pool and spa, and games room with snooker, table tennis and indoor bowls. A country-style morning and afternoon tea fuels outdoor activities, and peeps hungry for more can purchase breakfast, lunch and/or dinner along with a good selection of wines in the dining room. Parents can bring along two children for no additional fee, and all peeps relax with late 12pm checkout on their last day.
O’Reilly’s offers a huge range of rainforest activities to delight visitors of all ages. There is over 160km of walking paths tracing through the World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park, where keen bushwalkers can discover waterfalls, lookouts and some of Queensland’s most significant wilderness. For a unique experience, check out O'Reilly's Tree Top Walk or take a guided bird walk, with expert tour guides making the secrets of the rainforest accessible to all.
O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat is 90 minutes from the Gold Coast and less than two hours from Brisbane. It is on the western edge of the Lamington Plateau, making the views at sunset particularly beautiful. The nearest village is Canungra, about a 45-minute drive away. Temperatures are usually about five degrees lower than Brisbane temperatures, so it’s worth taking warm clothes at any time of year.
O’Reilly’s won a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 and boasts a number of excellent reviews.
Oreillys, Lamington National Park is one place which deserves to get a 10 out of 10 any day. This is one holiday locale for which we would use the word "perfect". The management and staff were very well trained and very professional. The guides were very knowledgeable about the place and flora and fauna of the region and enlightened us during the different tours we were part of. My wife and I…stayed in Garden View Room. It had breathtaking views of the mountains and the greenery around.
– Vianshu, TripAdvisor
I would highly recommend the accommodation and visiting Lamington National Park.
– peterandliz7, TripAdvisor