Imagine waking up to soft morning sunshine streaming through the lush rainforest canopy while in your special someone’s embrace… or being lulled to sleep by evening birdsong and soft cool breezes from your private balcony… We present the best rainforest retreats where you can turn these romantic dreams into reality. Enjoy calm and serenity in the middle of the forest, tucking you away from the busy world. Find your escape from our hand-picked rainforest getaways in Queensland.

Silky Oaks Lodge infinity pool facing the lush forest

Silky Oaks Lodge

Baillie Lodges brings their luxurious touch to Silky Oaks Lodge’s 40 treehouses nestled in the ancient Daintree Forest. Enjoy luxurious seclusion in this fairytale-like escape while relaxing in the gentle sway of the hammock on your private balcony.

Distance from Cairns: 1.5 hours

Living area with forest views at Pethers Rainforest Retreat

Pethers Rainforest Retreat

Rekindle romance and unwind in luxury at Pethers Rainforest Retreat. This award-winning accommodation has 10 charming treehouses set on 5 lush hectares in the quiet Gold Coast Hinterland, treating you to an idyllic sub-tropical atmosphere.

Distance from Brisbane CBD: 1 hour

Treehouse amidst the forest at Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat

Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat

Narrows Escape is a luxury rainforest retreat secluded in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and on the edge of Kondalilla National Park. Experience your very own lush private paradise, enjoy the birdsong and cosy up by the warmth of the lovely fireplace.

Distance from Brisbane CBD: 1.5 hours

Thala Beach Nature Reserve's stone pools

Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is an award-winning boutique eco-resort set within 58 acres of native forest near the secluded Oak Beach. This luxury retreat has exotic timber bungalows elevated on stilts, blending with the beautiful natural surroundings.

Distance from Cairns: 1 hour

O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat private furnished balcony and living area with expansive mountain views

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat is set in the midst of Lamington National Park’s pristine rainforest. We love the self-contained 1- and 2-bedroom villas where you can enjoy a barbecue or spa bath on your balcony with mountain or rainforest views.

Distance from Brisbane CBD: Around 2 hours

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Powered by copious amounts of caffeine, Tracy is a cat lady who loves island hopping in Asia. A writer by profession and an interior designer at heart, she loves synergistic aesthetics that breathe life and character into spaces. She finds inspiration from the grand and the mundane, and dreams of living by the beach.