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Flames of the Forest

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Address: Mowbray River Road, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 7 4099 3144
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19:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue 19:30 - 22:30
Thu 19:30 - 22:30
Sat 19:30 - 22:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination so...

Flames of the Forest transports you into a world beyond your imagination so relaxing and uplifting you will never want to leave.

A completely intimate, natural experience set within the candle lit rainforest under a black silk canopy highlighted by crystal and budlight chandeliers, Flames of the Forest will create an unforgettable memory at an extraordinary venue.

Tuesday and Thursday nights feature two local Aboriginal brothers sharing their remarkable culture with you during the evening. The performance features a cultural background, story telling, didgeridoo playing and song. The rainforest is the natural, authentic backdrop for this spiritual and mystical culture, a performance unique to Flames of the Forest, where you will learn about their timeless oral traditions.

Saturday night is for the romantic at heart in this magical place. This intimate evening features a six course tropical tasting menu and quality Australian wines whilst being serenaded by our solo acoustic guitarist. Perfect for honeymooners, small wedding receptions and those seeking a unique dining experience, Flames of the Forest is truly food for the soul.

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Dinner for two in Tropics

Flames of the Forest is where we spent Christmas eve. We were away from the family for the first time and years, so we decided to make it special in our own way and spend it under... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flames of the Forest is where we spent Christmas eve. We were away from the family for the first time and years, so we decided to make it special in our own way and spend it under the stars and the rainforest of Far North Queensland, just under Port Douglas. What an idea, we were greeted by a fire lit... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Golf_Focus, Absolutely delighted to read you enjoyed such a special Christmas Eve with us! Thank you so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate you telling the world about your special experience with us. We hope to see you again! More 

Nagambie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Unique dining experience which leaves you with a lasting impression. Delicious canapés and a glass of sparkling after an intriguing stroll through the entrance. An opportunity to embrace the indigenous culture of the region whilst dining in pristine surroundings. The menu is plentiful, varied and delicious. Wines are ok, suggest sourcing some alternate varieties to match the quality of the... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear ladylunchalot666, Wonderful to hear you had such a fabulous experience at Flames of the Forest. The evening is a wonderful way to learn about Australia's ancient culture. Thank you for your suggestion regarding the wine. We are changing the wine offerings this year and will be serving five different wines to cater for alternative tastes. Thank you again for... More 

Chatan-cho, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

What a spectacular setting! Amazingly delicious food! Fine wines! Great entertainment! Attentive friendly wait staff! A perfect evening! And it was New Year's Eve! Great way to end the year!

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Hi SpeechHawk, Delighted to read you had such an amazing New Years Eve - thank you for sharing it with us! More 

Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Friends told us about the Flames of the Forest Aboriginal dinner but we didn't really know what to expect. Highlights included the atmosphere, décor and food (surprisingly good food - gourmet, not traditional aboriginal which I had expected). Performances and stories from the aboriginal people were good. I maybe would have hoped for a little bit of a mix of... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear ironchefmom, One of my favourite shows that one! Delighted your friends suggested our experience and we were pleased to read you enjoyed the menu and stories. We appreciate your feedback regarding the performance and will discuss this aspect during our refurbishment. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The shuttle from the Sheraton Mirage picked us up just a few minutes passed the appointed time and took us to the venue. The walk to the dining area is dimly lit with some string lights and torches. Once you you to the massive tent where the show happens, you are greeted with a glass of champagne. You get your... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Blake L, Delighted to read you had such a lovely evening and that our Chef was able to accommodate your requirements. I too am a huge fan of the Black Sapote Pave with Orange Blossom, though I am sure I eat far too much of it! Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to see you again! More 

Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were blown away by this amazing setting together with fantastic food and wines but most and foremost the welcome, the story telling and the music by two aboriginals. It is definitely a most inspiring and unforgettable night

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Dutcheggs, Thank you for sharing your fantastic experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was wonderful to read you enjoyed every aspect of the night and have taken away an everlasting memory! More 

Bern
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We will take the legend, the good and powerfull vibrations and the positive emotions with us. An event not to be missed!

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Lukas S, Thanks for such a lovely review - pass on the stories! More 

Cairns
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is not a review, it is a direct order. Just do it and you will experience an amazing evening. Trust me and I am not easily wow'd! Staff, ambiance, food was simply stunning, perfect, outstanding. My advice is do not hesitate and just book as it is limited availability. Couples get a table to themselves and the wine is... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dearbeercairns4me, Love your name and your style! Just fantastic to read you enjoyed everything about the night - and you are right - in season we do fill up quickly! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the whole evening. The food was amazing. The music and story telling was very enjoyable. The man talking told us about the musical instruments and about the platypus. Perfect weather for dinner outside too.

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Sherri B, Delighted to read you enjoyed the cultural evening and learned about the story of the platypus and history of the world's oldest woodwind instrument. Thank you for sharing! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was a truly enjoyable experience. I have my wife a surprise by taking her here. I didn't tell her anything. Based on the bus title she started working the details out. She couldn't have been more wrong and was pleasantly surprised when we got there. The venue was great and the setting was beautiful. My only gripe is the... More 

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Natalie J, General Manager at Flames of the Forest, responded to this review

Dear Kratumay P, What a lovely surprise for your wife! Thank you for choosing Flames and delighted to read you had a lovely evening and enjoyed our unique menu. More 

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