Rainforest hut with al-fresco ensuite.

The beautiful Sanctuary Restaurant and Bar

Avg 25 degrees top daytime temp in winter!

Mission Beach in tropical north Queensland

Deluxe Cabins

Do you give discounts for group bookings/more than one hut/cabin at a time?

For any potentially large group bookings, it is best to call us or email to discuss your requirements.

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Is there any price differentiation between short (2 – 3 days) and longer stays ?

Possibly, dependent on the time of year, length of stay etc. Please call us or email to discuss your requirements.

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Is there anything special I need to bring?

Some things that would be good to keep in mind are: Shoes or boots for walking Sanctuary is in the middle of 50 acres of hilly rainforest and there are a couple of kilometres of walking trails through the forest to explore. The Sanctuary 4WD will pick up and return you and your luggage from […]

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What is the best time of year to visit? What is the temperature/humidity/sun/rain in . . . ?

There is no best time to visit – you can seek Sanctuary at any time of the year” As you would expect, different seasons bring different experiences and highlights. Weather patterns have been varied in recent years with much less rainfall than usual, but the following may give you a guide of traditional climates for […]

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Do you do weddings?

Sorry, we do not cater for weddings.

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Can I drive my car to my room?

No. The car park is located 600 metres away from the accommodation and Reception. On check-in and check-out we┬┤ll transport you and your luggage in our 4WD to Reception and vice-versa. At other times, the forest walk will take you to and from your car. It takes about 10 minutes. If you require transport to […]

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Why don’t you accept small children?

Sanctuary regrets that we are unable to accommodate children under the age of 11 due to the steep naturally occurring terrain and an unfenced swimming pool. Intending guests will gain the most from Sanctuary if they have a reasonable level of physical fitness.

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How long should I stay?

As long as you like! To have the time to appreciate the beauty of Sanctuary and its immediate surroundings takes more than a day, hence, Sanctuary has a minimum two night stay policy for advance bookings. The majority of guests stay with us anywhere from two days to one week, though some stay with us […]

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Can I bring my pet dog/cat/gold fish/baboon?

To protect the local wildlife, Sanctuary abides by an eco-tourism agreement which prohibits non-native domestic pets within the protected nature reserve. With the exception of guide dogs, no animals are permitted at Sanctuary, although if you do have a pet baboon, please let us know.

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I’m not sure of my dates? Do I need to book?

It is always worthwhile booking to guarantee your preferred dates and style of accommodation. It is especially wise to book ahead during the high season months of June to October and public holidays, though it may be busy at any time of the year. You may also wish to check availability of range of available […]

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