Rainforest & Great Barrier Reef
Tropical North Queensland

If you are searching for a unique authentic boutique lodge accommodation experience close to Cooktown on Cape York, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef coast or in the Greater Daintree Rainforest, you have found us!

We are a private family run business, guests realise the difference as soon as they arrive. We operate differently to a hotel, motel, guest house or resort ensuring guests feel right at home and unique experiences the region offers are outlined in detail.

Cooktown Accommodation Experience

Mungumby Lodge is just south of and close to Cooktown, or north of Port Douglas and Cairns. We offer quality private accommodation for travellers seeking to stay in a lodge that offers a personal nature experience unavailable in the town. Our property is located on the edge of World Heritage Rainforest which is the apex of three very distinct ecosystems and Aboriginal cultures. We are accessible, enjoying life and open year round. Our solid wood bungalows offer private ensuite bathrooms are very clean, spacious and gadget free. Each are located within the enclosed gardens with a great setting and outlook. Most guests advise we live in paradise, we wake up to this and to the bird song every day.

Explore Cooktown and SE Cape York .

11th August 2017
Hamish & Isabella, thank-you for sharing this place with us. Waking up in the morning to the symphony of the rainforest sounds, refreshes the soul. You are both such warm people and you welcomed us in this way. Thank you for sharing some of your incredible knowledge with us; and of course the delicious food! This place is a big-ticket item for our friends down south, and for us both to return one day! Keep on loving and enjoying this beautiful place.
Lyal & Pat
Toowoon Bay, NSW.

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Your Lodge

Cooktown Accommodation with a difference

Located just before and in rural terms a short distance from Cooktown, we are a great base to explore Cooktown and the greater region from. Located in a very private setting within World Heritage Rainforest, there is no human made noises just nature. With 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 Homestead with wide-open living areas overlooking the beautiful Mungumby Creek. For meals, reading or just plain relaxing by the pool, guests use the spacious homestead surrounded by large tropical gardens and pool overlooking the rainforest canopy.

With no telephones in the rooms you can truly switch off!  Urgent e-mail and message services are available at the office and the homestead phone line is portable. We have free internet available from a terminal in the office. 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 greater Cooktown  and Tropical North Queensland’s most pristine landscapes. From the Great Barrier Reef coast to Lakefield & Cape Melvile National Parks, 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 & Horse friendly Accommodation Cooktown

If your dog is friendly, well-behaved, doe not bark allot and remains on a lead, Mungumby Lodge and team are happy to ensure your dog has a great break to. We have several post and rail fenced paddocks where horses can be accommodated whilst you enjoy your break. On and off property there are numerous horse trails for riding your horse as well as nearby beaches.



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Rooms & Rates

Explore Cooktown from paradise.


Located in a very private setting within World Heritage Rainforest, there is no human made noises just nature. Our wooden bungalows have ensuite bathrooms and private patios. These are constructed separately from each other and the main building within the gardens. Your can bird watch from your patio. Our bungalows are clean, spacious and comfortable and our Mungumby climate means we do not need heaters or air-conditioning, but there are  fans for the warmer months. There is a fridge freezer available for all guests to use at the homestead.

Retail Tariff

Valid 01 April 2018 31 March 2019

Mungumby Lodge is well represented through travel agents internationally and is one of the few in this region doing so. When booking through a travel agent or distribution systems you can be confident the price will the same or similar as those stated below!

BOOK NOW or contact your local travel agent. If you want to know which travel agent sells Mungumby Lodge near you just email us. Make sure you ask for Mungumby Lodge as there is only one!

Download our Retail Rates 2018-19

Download our Terms of Trade 2018

Number of Persons Sharing
Bungalows Single Double/Twin Triple Family 2a+2c
Rates per room $260 $279 $309 $339
Inc Tropical Buffet Breakfast
Children 0 up to 3 years are Free of Charge when sharing with parents. 4-12 years as per extra person rate for room, child rates for meals. If a cot is required an additional cost of $15.00 per night applies.

From our secure booking engine we display rates for each night of your stay. Likewise more images and room details are displayed there.  Bookings are to be accompanied by a valid credit card to confirm. Your personal information and card is secure and any information entered into our booking engine is inaccessible and cannot be viewed from outsiders or our staff without locked access. Once completed you will receive an email confirming the details of your intended stay. Don’t panic if you make a mistake, we are owner operators and will be happy to change at no extra cost subject to availability.  If we are going to take a deposit we will advise you of this prior to doing so, your card information is 100% safe here.

A valid credit card is required for security to confirm all direct accommodation bookings, especially in high season. For special offers, discounted rates (HOT DEALS), locals rates payment in full is required at the time of booking. Change of dates allowed subject to availability on these rates but no refunds. Please see our terms of trade. Cancellations of full rate bookings within 48 hours prior to arrival will result in the loss of 1 nights accommodation. Cancellations or no shows within 48hours accommodation and meals charge applies including travel agent bookings.

Some popular online travel agents (OTA) are not able to sell Mungumby Lodge. Our choice not theirs, some tend to miss represent our property and want to place us in a box with other motels, guest houses, hotels or resorts. The OTA websites might list Mungumby Lodge, but it comes up as unavailable. This is simply because they have no room stock or contract rates. Check availability from our booking engine , contact your travel agent or email us today!

Lodge open 7 days, however the restaurant is sadly closed for dinner Sunday nights and some public holidays (breakfast is served 7 days).  When our restaurant is offering meals on public holidays there is a $15pp surcharge to cover the costs of our wage loadings of x 2.5%.