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The Quinkan Country's revered Aboriginal Rock Art
Our popular self drive package includes a Aboriginal Guided tour at the famous Quinkan Aboriginal Rock Art at Laura, the James Cook Museum, Cooktown Botanic Gardens and 2 nights Mungumby Lodge. CHICK HERE FOR | Mungumby Quinkan Dreaming - Aboriginal Guided 2016.pdf
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World Heritage Rainforest Accommodation
Mungumby Lodge is a boutique private wilderness retreat and nature refuge located on the northern edge of the Mangkal-Mangkalba National Park (formerly Cedar Bay N.P) (The Greater Daintree) which surrounds two of the properties boundaries. The lodge also boarders the famous Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) a 260 million year old rock formation.
This area is a group of primitive rainforest listed parks by the World Heritage Commission as one of the earths most unique and valued assets. An area of high cultural significance to the Kuku Yalanji people. Here lies a magnificent collection of botanically diverse landscapes & ecosystems is including tropical rainforest, animals, birds, and mangroves, which possibly excels that anywhere else on the continent.
3rd - 6th October 2008
"Never seen a place today so much like a paradise in all aspects; environment, hospitality, food, comfort and beautiful things to see and do. We enjoyed every minute of it!" - Yolanda Edens & Gohe Wijbrandts - The Netherlands
We have ten spacious wooden bungalows with ensuite bathrooms and private patios. These are constructed separately from each other and the main building within the gardens. A large spacious main building (Homestead) with wide-open living areas right on the edge the beautiful Mungumby Creek. For meals, reading or just plain relaxing by the pool guests use the spacious homestead, which is surrounded by large tropical gardens and pool overlooking the rainforest
There are no telephones in the rooms, however fax, e-mail and message services are available and the homestead phone line is portable. We also have Internet available only from the office due to satellite connection. Mungumby Lodge is the Australian Digital Detox Centre, so Wifi Free. TV’s and mobile coverage are not available due to location and available transmission. Nature is our entertainer!
Within walking distance are opportunities to swim in croc free jungle waterfalls, observe wildlife, indulge in Aboriginal Culture or relive history
Once settled you will have the comfort of knowing that you have chosen the perfect base to explore Far Tropical North Queensland’s most pristine landscapes. From the Great Barrier Reef to Lakefield NP, Archer Point, Little Annan River Gorge, Cedar Bay (Mangkal-Mangkalba), Laura & the Quinkan Country, Bloomfield falls (Wujal Wujal), Black Mountain (Kalkajaka), Daintree and Cape Tribulation this region provides a world of unique soft adventures.
Dog friendly Accommodation Cooktown (terms & conditions apply)
If your dog is friendly, well behaved and remains on a lead, Mungumby Lodge and team are happy to ensure your dog has a great break to.Valid 01 April 2014 31 March 2018 (Terms of Trade click text here)Lodge open 7 days, restaurant is closed for dinner Sunday nights due to government awarded Sunday rates of pay!
Deposit of one nights accommodation for each room booked is required to confirm accommodation bookings, especially in high season. For package bookings a deposit amount of one passenger is required to confirm. For special offers, discounted rates (HOT DEALS), locals rates your payment in full is required with no refund only change of dates allowed subject to availability. Please see our terms of trade. All cancellations within 48 hours prior to arrival will result in the loss of 1 nights accommodation. Cancellations or no shows within 24hours accommodation and full pre arranged meal or tour charge applies.
2016 self drive package, you hire your own conventional vehicle and we include the regions most interesting
AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR DIGITAL DETOX
The Digital Age is awesome, however at times seriously raises questions. Getting off the grid without flicking a switch, or disconnecting our intimate relationship we seem to have developed towards our digital devices, is becoming increasingly harder. Many of us screen surfing on the side, never really switching off, or more so increasing our isolation from actively engaging face to face dialogue with other human beings outside of cyber space.
Australian Pacific Lodges, owner operators of Mungumby Lodge made a seriously conscious decision from rather than promoting free Wifii, promote Wifii free, and become “The Australian Centre for Digital Detox”. Day to day we face near constant demands for our attention in a digital world. If we don’t let ourselves reboot, this can mean burn out, or we become inefficient. To reverse this position we need a good recharge and switching off plus indulging in nature simply does the trick.
Launching Mungumby Lodge’s new campaign switchoff(at)mungumby.com “we encourage customers to switch off their devices, thus switch on their holiday or break. We have witnessed this major transition from apologising about the lack of connectivity out here on the frontier to now realising our customers choose Mungumby Lodge to get off the grid and reconnect. A true break! Families playing board games or cards, couples laughter, meeting others, or chilling out alone, always at nature’s side. Although the Wifii might not work so well, nor your mobile, the connectivity out here is amazing, with mother nature and other human beings” advises the company’s director - Hamish Haslop.
In the past 26 years Mungumby Lodge has not had television nor in room telephones available, today, they also have no mobile reception. By removing device need plus email and Internet enables our customers to Explore | Discover | Switch Off as part of their digital detox. Feel at home, engage with nature and other humans, and likewise enjoy some of the earth’s best paddock to plate cuisine at Mungumby Lodge.
The corporate client get togethers love the easy to create captive audience. However advises Hamish “what is special to observe is the transition a family or couple can make by throwing their devices in their packs and getting on with having a break”. Clients come nationally and from all over the world looking to engage with nature. Once they get here they are cherish the freedom!