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Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge

The Lodge is set in 4.5h of rainforest grounds and is a birdwatchers and naturalists paradise. Situated at the foot of the Mt Lewis ranges at an altitude of 440m and near the town of Julatten the Lodge is 1.5 hours from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland.

Accommodation is available in comfortable self-contained units, spacious 2-bedroom villas and budget bunkhouse rooms, all with verandas overlooking the tropical gardens. Limited camping is available.

On-site guiding is provided by Carol and Andrew Iles who began guiding from Kingfisher Park in 1999 and built up a reputation for friendly, personalised service before buying the Lodge in February 2015. Guided morning walks around the property can be arranged or day-guiding around the local area; and maps are provided to help guests explore good bird spots on their own.

Around 230 species of bird have been seen within 1.5 kms of the Lodge and all the Wet Tropic endemics can be found within 15 kms. As well as birds other animals such as Amethystine Python, Striped Possum, Boyd’s Forest Dragon, Platypus and many species of frog can be found within the Lodge grounds.

Your hosts at Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge are Carol and Andrew Iles.

Carol & Andrew Iles
RN 6 Mt. Kooyong Road, Julatten QLD 4871, Australia
07 4094 1263 (Int. +61 7 4094 1263)
Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge

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.