Wait-a-While in the Daintree Info
Stay in one of the most beautiful houses in the Daintree Rainforest...
Wait-A-While in the Daintree is a stunning pole framed timber house offering private and secluded accommodation for up to 9 guests right in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest, and only 600 metres from the picturesque Cow Bay Beach. Restaurants and cafes are within easy driving distance.
Why we like it?
- Swimming Pool
- Satellite TV & Internet
- Billiard Table
- Huge Outdoor Entertainment Area
- 600 metres to Cow Bay Beach
The Daintree-Cape Tribulation region lays claim to being the only spot on the planet where two World Heritage areas meet - The Great Barrier Reef and the North Queensland Wet Tropics. Wait a While offers the perfect place to relax and enjoy both of these special World Heritage areas.
Wait-a-While In The Daintree is situated just one hour from the internationally recognised resort town of Port Douglas, and is the ideal getaway offering seclusion and a true taste of the tropics.
The pole house is one of the largest single dwellings ever constructed in the Daintree Rainforest. Completed in 1993 and modelled on a traditional New Guinean long-house Wait-a-While Daintree provides almost 500 square metres of living space.
3 bedrooms downstairs consisting of 2 x king beds plus a bedroom that has 2 x king single beds plus a pull out king trundle. Upstairs on the mezzanine level there is a double bed. There are two bathrooms with baths and a third outdoor shower by the pool. The house can sleep 9 people comfortably however the price includes 6 people.
- Fully self-contained
- BBQ facilities
- Washing machine
- All linen and pool towels supplied
- Telephone is connected (free of charge local calls only)
- Satellite connection for internet (must bring own computer)
- Under cover car parking
- Free to air TV (satellite) & DVD
- Pet friendly
Head north along the Captain Cook Highway, through the township of Mossman and then take the turn off to the Daintree River Ferry which is well signposted. Wait-a-While In The Daintree is about a 30 minute drive north of the Daintree River. You cross the Alexandra Range and come into the small settlement of Cow Bay. Take the turn off to Cow Bay Beach, which is signposted as Buchanan Creek Road. Follow this road until the
bitumen road becomes gravel. Then it is only one more kilometre - Wait-a-while is signposted on the left.
Great place for R&R.
Its a unique house to stay in with great outdoor areas. Great place for R&R.
Posted By Graeme Kendall
perfect for the larger family
We loved our stay at Wait-a-While. Our hosts had thought of everything to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. They had even provided towels for the pool!
The house is perfect for the larger family (or in our case 2 families) I would not hesistate to recommend this accomodation.
Posted By Carol
This was the best stay ever.
Hello, this was the best stay ever.
we liked it updare in the north hopefull we come back one day, to do more things.
Posted By Jurgen Wellink
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