Stay at Mungumby Lodge, Cooktown
The Mungumby lodge, south of Cooktown, is on the northern edge of the Daintree Rainforest. Timber bungalows are set amongst the beautiful gardens that are crammed with a dazzling array of tropical plant and bird life.
Mungumby Lodge, Cooktown, Australia
Mungumby Lodge is a private wilderness retreat situated on the edge of the majestic, million hectare Greater Daintree National Park and 17 miles south of Cooktown.
The lodge consists of just ten wooden en suite bungalows and a large spacious main building with a wide open living area located on the edge of Mungumby Creek and surrounded by lush tropical rainforest.
Service is unobtrusive but attentive and you can expect warm 'Aussie' hospitality during your stay as well as gourmet country cooking using fresh local produce.
The lodge is perfect for relaxing by the pool or enjoying a good book in the comfortable lounge, but the real attraction is the proximity of the pristine world heritage listed wilderness. Within walking distance you will have opportunities to swim in jungle waterfalls, observe an astonishing array of wildlife or perhaps relive the areas colourful history in the Lions Den, a local Australian pub built in 1875.
As well as exploring the areas numerous walking trails, World Heritage Listed rainforests and historic mining sites the lodge also organises safari tours to Aboriginal rock art sites, deserted beaches and remote rainforest environments with knowledgeable and experienced guides.