To ensure you are fully and properly informed before making a decision to book Rainforest Estate for your holiday or special occasion we have detailed all important information you may need following.  Please read carefully and contact us if you require any other information before making a booking.  

Accommodation Rates

Our highly competitive rates for 2017 are entirely based on the number of guests and the length of stay.  The more guests, the longer the stay, the lower the cost per guest per night.  Rates vary from $250 per guest per night for up to 4 guests for 3 nights, down to under $75 per guest per night for 16 guests for 10 nights. 

See the following table to determine the total cost of your stay.
 

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Rainforest Estate - Rates & Terms

Reasonable end of stay cleaning charges are included in the above rates. However additional or excessive cleaning (if necessary) is charged at $50 per hour.

Please contact us for a quote for longer stays.

Accommodation Recommendations

For maximum privacy we recommend a maximum of 6 adults plus 2 children in the main residence and a maximum of 10 adults plus 4 children or 8 adults plus 8 children in the main residence and pavilion.

Infants in cots are not included in the guest limit of 16.  We provide one cot (including linen), high chair and play pen free of charge.

Close family groups used to bunking in together may exceed these recommended limits if privacy is not an issue.

In total there are 9 beds (3 king, 1 queen, 3 double sofas, 2 singles) and 1 cot.  Additional roll away beds and cots can be hired for $200 per bed or cot per week or part thereof if required (includes linen, laundry and delivery charges).

A detailed description of the features and facilities available, including bedroom layouts and photos, is available on our Residence page.

For full terms and conditions for holiday rentals please see our Rental Agreement.

Rental Period Restrictions

The minimum rental period is 3 nights except for peak holiday periods (Easter, Xmas, New Year, school holidays) where the minimum is 7 nights (see Restricted Dates in the table below for details).  Restrictions relating to arrival and departure dates also apply during peak holiday periods (see Booking Conditions under Restricted Dates in the table below).

Rainforest Estate - Restricted Dates 2017

Please contact us if you require clarification of these restrictions.

Reservations

We know it is sometimes very difficult to get all the family or social group together to confirm holiday dates and other travel arrangements.  However we cannot hold dates for you while you sort this out as we can receive many inquiries for the same or overlapping dates.  We recommend you sort out your preferred dates before making a booking.  We respond to all inquiries with information that is current at the time and we will let you know if we have other current inquiries for your requested dates or if your previously available dates are no longer available.  Our policy is we will always accept the first confirmed reservation we receive for any particular dates.  Reservations are confirmed when the deposit is paid. 

Payment Terms

A deposit of 25% of the accommodation (and function charges if a function is also booked) is required to confirm a reservation. The balance is due 30 days prior to the arrival date.  Full payment is required if making a reservation within 30 days of your arrival date.

Charges incurred by us on your behalf prior to your arrival will be charged to your account and settled when incurred.

Any other charges you incur during your stay will be charged to your account and settled on your departure.

Security Deposit

A security deposit of $2,000 is payable on or before arrival (an extra $1,000 if you are also holding a function),  This will be refunded in full, less any applicable charges, within 7 days of departure subject to our standard terms and conditions.  Addtional charges may be incurred for additional cleaning, damage repairs, excess internet or subscription TV usage or other costs identified in the Rental Agreement and / or Function Agreement.

Payment Methods

We prefer all payments are made by direct deposit into our bank account.  We also accept PayPal, Visa and MasterCard (fees apply).

Changes and Cancellations

Once a reservation is confirmed, you can change the arrival date at any time, subject to availability, without penalty.  You can add extra guests and extra nights at the published rates, again, subject to availability.

If you cancel or shorten your booking at any time you are responsible for the full amount of your original booking, not just the deposit if the final payment is still outstanding.  If we can re-book your dates in part or in full, we will refund you up to the value of the re-booking for your dates less our Standard Administration Fee.  Unfortunately, however, we cannot give a refund (or waive the final payment) if cancellation leaves the property vacant during your booked dates so we strongly recommend that you take out appropriate insurance that covers your pre-booked accommodation / function in the event that you need to cancel for any reason.

Check In / Check Out Times

To ensure Rainforest Estate is in pristine condition for your arrival, check in time is 4pm. We request you check out by 10am on the day of departure. 

We will whenever possible, try to accommodate any special requirements you have to suit your travel arrangements if other bookings permit.

Children

Well-behaved children are welcome at Rainforest Estate. We provide many DVDs, CDs, games, books and other activities suitable for children of all ages.  We can also provide a cot, high-chair and play pen for the younger ones (a rental charge applies for more than one of each).

While we do welcome children, Rainforest Estate is a luxurious property with quality fixtures and fittings and as such is not “child proof”.  There are many things that are accessible that young children should not “play with”, so if you are uncomfortable or feel you will be unable to relax in this environment we recommend you consider a more suitable accommodation / function venue.

Pets

Because the property borders the World Heritage Daintree National Park with a wonderful variety of bird and animal life (some very rare or endangered) we cannot accept domestic pets of any kind.

We can recommend nearby accommodation for all domestic pets if you wish to bring them with you to Tropical North Queensland.  However because large areas of the region are National Parks, pets will be very restricted where they will be allowed to go. We therefore recommend you find suitable accommodation for them closer to home.

Smoking

Rainforest Estate is a no smoking venue to ensure the comfort of all our guests. On request we can set up an outdoor designated smoking area to ensure smells and debris from smoking does not impact the property or future guests. There is absolutely no smoking indoors or within proximity to open doors or windows and cigarette butts must not be disposed of anywhere other than the receptacle provided. Failure to follow this policy will incur additional charges.

Noise

We want you to thoroughly relax and enjoy yourselves in this peaceful valley.  The property is in a small rural residential area, a predominantly very quiet neighbourhood with just a handful of medium acreage properties.  It is not suitable for noisy outdoor activities that are likely to impact on the residential amenity of the neighbours.  In particular, the use of outdoor amplifiers, speakers or other noisy equipment or activity, including fireworks, is not permitted at any time.  These noise controls also apply to Functions.  However, using commonsense, the in-house Bose sound system is quite capable of creating a “disco” party atmosphere inside the main residence without unduly impacting the neighbours.

General

Rainforest Estate is an exclusive, private residence and is available on a sole occupancy basis only.  That means its all yours for the duration of your stay / function.

All prices quoted on this web site are in Australian Dollars.  They are subject to change without notice.

Please contact us to make a booking, or for a quotation for your preferred dates, or if you require any further information.

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