Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat

From the moment you enter Narrows Escape you are aware that something special awaits. Stroll quietly up the winding path through the gardens under tall rainforest trees, hear the babbling brook and birdsong, then feel the tranquility as it slips over you.

Narrows Escape is a boutique 5-star luxury rainforest retreat designed for relaxation and romance, nestled in pristine rainforest on the edge of Kondalilla National Park. The six fully self-contained pavilions feature contemporary luxury, including fully appointed kitchens, deep double whirlpool spa baths, a log fireplace, luxurious furnishings, exquisite rainforest views as well as all conveniences such as free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV and Nespresso coffee machine.

Located just one hour drive north of Brisbane, close to the beaches of Noosa and not far from Fraser Island, you are minutes from charming hinterland villages, art galleries and wineries. Taste the finest regional produce at award-winning restaurants and explore the myriad of walking trails at your door.

78 Narrows Road, Montville

Kondalilla Falls

The walk to the top of the Falls, the Picnic Creek Circuit, is 2.4km, allow 45 minutes as the steps back up are quite steep. There is a natural pool and lush vegetation. The Kondalilla Falls Circuit descends to the valley below and up the other side. Allow 1 hour, the return track is strenuous.

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Mary Cairncross Nature Reserve

One of the best remnants of subtropical rainforest in Australia with amazing views across to the Glasshouse Mountains and an excellent education centre. The Park has some very large trees which attract a rich variety of birds. Many rare and threatened tree species flourish in this park and the endangered Coxen’s Fig Parrot and Richmond Birdwing Butterfly have been seen.

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Gardner’s Falls

Gardners Falls is a hidden gem in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Leave your vehicle in the car park on the banks of the Obi Obi Creek and take a short, level walk downstream to the falls.

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