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Daintree Valley Haven

Established in 2000 Daintree Valley Haven offers a choice of three comfortable private self-contained B&B bungalows on 30 secluded acres at the end of the Stewart Creek Valley, 10 minutes beyond Daintree Village.  Varied habitats on the property – rainforest, wetlands-dam, tropical gardens, fruit trees and some areas of open grassland – attract over 140 species of birds and an abundance of butterflies, especially the Ulysses and Cairns Birdwing.  Native wildlife includes Northern Brown and Long-nosed BandicootNorthern Swamp Wallaby and Saw-shelled Turtle.  Many of these may be seen from your private verandah or along one of the walking trails around the property.

Residents and visitors include Buff-breasted Paradise KingfisherAzure and Forest KingfisherBlack BitternLovely Fairy-wrenLewin’s, Macleay’s, Yellow-spotted, Bridled and Dusky HoneyeatersDouble-eyed Fig Parrot, Victoria’s Riflebird, Red-necked Crake andWompoo Fruit-Dove.  Water birds visiting the wetlands-dam – Magpie Geese, Spoonbills, Cormorants, Egrets and Black-necked Stork.  Along Stewart Creek Road, among many other species are Straw-necked Ibis, Masked Lapwing and Lesser Sooty Owl.

The bungalows each have either a king-twin or queen bed plus sofa-bed for a third adult, kitchenette with cooktop, microwave, fridge etc, ensuite, air-conditioning and a private verandah.  A complimentary breakfast basket is delivered each afternoon and includes home-grown fruit, cereals, juice, local coffee and tea and home-made jam and yoghurt – enjoy your own ‘breakfast with the birds’ next morning.

Resident hosts Peter and Daphne will respect your privacy and are happy to assist with advice on local river- and land-based birding guides.

Hosts:
Peter & Daphne
Address:
766 Stewart Creek Road, Daintree, Queensland 4873
Phone:
07 4098 6206 (Int: +61 7 4098 6206)
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About Ausbird

Ausbird is owned & operated by Sicklebill Safaris, a small family run company based in North Queensland, Australia. Sicklebill Safaris has been operating in the Pacific region for over 20 years. In recent years we have been joined by other excellent guides and offer itineraries to Asia, Africa and the Middle East as well as Australia and the Pacific.