Eco Retreats in Queensland
Eco Retreats in Queensland: Relax without leaving a trace
With a recent growth in our collective understanding of our impact on the natural world, we have seen an increase in the number of retreats offering a more sustainable way for guests to travel, rest and rejuvenate, whilst reducing impact on the stunning natural environment they are located in. From using renewable energy sources and developing their own organic gardens to actively teaching guests the secrets of permaculture, the following eco retreats in Queensland all offer a unique getaway with a clear conscience.
Kondalilla are on a mission to enable a safe, calm and tranquil experience for all who stay with them. To conserve with compassion and respect, the land once walked upon by the Aboriginal Gubbi Gubbi people. To create and nurture together a supportive and compassionate environment. Set in amongst 20 acres of magnificent Sunshine Coast Hinterland rainforest and right next to Kondalilla National Park, this authentic eco retreat away from city life allows you time to experience nature in a setting abundant with natural bush lands and wildlife.
This unique boutique accommodation is nestled in the heart of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and offers 15 eco-friendly ‘bayans’ (treehouses) immersed in the canopy. Boasting majestic Bull Kauri trees, a private waterfall and dedicated walks. The Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect destination to reconnect with nature and the people you love. Believed to be over 180 million years old, and the oldest tropical lowland rainforest on Earth, the Daintree Rainforest is a rare jewel in the crown of Mother Nature, where lush tropical rainforest meets sweeping white sand beaches and fringing coral reefs.
The most secluded island retreat in the Whitsundays and the first solar powered resort on the Great Barrier Reef, Elysian Eco Retreat is a soulfully crafted oasis ecologically designed to inspire a serene sojourn. A boutique eco island retreat with a small team of dedicated staff, locally sourced custom menu, personalised organic spa treatments to a legion of aquatic adventures that cater to each individual’s interests with dedicated hosts on hand day and night.
Noosa Forest Retreat is a holistic community that runs permaculture and community farming courses to share holistic living principles with those that visit. The community ethos centres around holistic living, with utmost importance place on treating the land and all life on it as sacred. With organic, permaculture farming, involvement in local permaculture, biosphere and online education, they aim not only to grow nutritious food but also to build a healthy community, living to the motto “the ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and evolution of human beings. Along with sustainable organic & permaculture farming, Noosa Forest Retreat offer opportunities to practice yoga, Ayurveda, and a vegetarian or holistic lifestyle following a “simple living, higher thinking” philosophy.
Sanctuary Retreat is an affordable and unique rainforest eco-lodge and yoga retreat in Mission Beach, North Queensland, Australia, half way between Townsville and Cairns. An adventurous destination for the physically active who seek a natural environment as well as the creature comforts of life. Set within 50 acres of lush tropical private rainforest, the Retreat offers secluded rainforest cabins and huts, swimming pool and amazing views of an unspoilt paradise. As an eco-lodge and registered Nature Refuge, you can be confident that by visiting Sanctuary, you are not only experiencing a rare insight into the ecology of tropical rainforests, but also making an active contribution to nature conservation.
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