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Dongara
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stayed last night and thoroughly recommend this place. Our cabin was clean and very comfortable within meters of the Rainforest. Swamp wallabies and Agile wallabies outside our cabin, and birds, pythons and crocs, all donated because of injury so unable to be released back into the Wild make up an interesting collection of wildlife at Lync Haven. The restaurant menu... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Long wait times for food. The lady owner / cook became confrontational and rude when there was a mix up over our order. We will NEVER visit this establishment again! It's on a downward spiral since changing ownership.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Camped here on a very very wet day. Owner did all he could to help us find a gravelly spot to park on. He also recommended the Coral trout which I nearly didn't order as I don't like "trout". This is nothing like European trout. it was grilled with herbs served with a great salad and one of the best... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at Lync-Haven today for lunch as part of our visit to the Daintree. Without overstating it at all this was the very best meal we've had in Australia during our two weeks here. The food was exceptionally fresh, beautifully presented, absolutely delicious and plentiful enough to satisfy two teenage sons. The setting included wallabies, cockatoos, and snakes to... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We spend 2 days in the middle of the rainforest surrounded by wild animals like cassowaries, opossums and snakes. There are a few walking trails in the jungle that are very nice and a wallabies nursery where the kids where able to feed them. The owners are very nice and the restaurant is very good as well

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We found Lync haven to be a lovely place, with great food and friendly staff. Being school holidays, it was slightly busier, but this didn't deter from the quietness of the place. The rooms weren't the cheapest and could do with some modernisation. The cafe area was fabulous and we ate two dinners there as well as a couple breakfasts.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here over the weekend and i think the school holidays and wet weather had overwhoverwhelmed the managers. When we checked in a large group of campers where also trying to check in and the cook was also on reception and still doing late lunch which made for a frantic panic on their behalf. Room was ok, on the... More 

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Termeil
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Clean and basic rooms. Super friendly and helpful hosts. Fresh food. Charming and intriguing collection of companion creatures - birds, snakes, wallabies. Sightings & sounds of cassawaries. Close enough to tours etc.

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Gore, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stopped here after it was recommended by a hotel (that wasn't open for breakfast) and discovered a Daintree gem. The breakfast was excellent and the added bonus of free wildlife feeding and viewing with commentary and knowledge from friendly hosts was extra special. It made our day !!!

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Thank athol2015
Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

The best way to see a croc feed close up! Hope you don't get eaten so you can enjoy their food. The roos are ultra friendly like the owner. Plenty of snakes to view too. Shame cabin 3 was out of action as the larger space would have made it a perfect night. Keep it up!

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Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat is situated on 20 acres of pristine rainforest. With a natural board walk meandering along a peaceful waterway with fish, turtles and eels to find.Our cabin rooms are bright, fresh, fully air-conditioned and screened. We supply coffee, tea and milk in your room so you can make a cuppa then sit back and enjoy the rainforest outlook from your room and also pat the resident wallabies and kangaroos. You can also see our collection of endemic animals including snakes, crocodiles, lizards and birds.Our popular restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner where you'll find our prices affordable.We are a family owned and run business with staff that will always make you feel welcome.You will find us just 16kms north of the Daintree Ferry on the left hand side with beautiful tall palm trees in our front yard.We would love for you to experience the rainforest from Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience

Address: Lot 44, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Diwan
Price Range: €98 - €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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