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Big News: A Relaxing ‘Croc’ Pool for Our Guests in the Daintree Rainforest

A New Pool for Daintree Siesta GuestsOver the last few months we have often said to ourselves ‘What could possibly happen next to delay completion of our pool project?!’ Living in the UNESCO World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest often throws challenges at those who live and work here and in the case of this project there have definitely been a few hurdles thrown at us by the weather! However, we are excited to say that we will finally be launching our new

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Daintree Rainforest Wet Season

April 2024 Update – Daintree Siesta & the Daintree Coast – Celebrating an Awe-Inspiring Place

April 2024 Update After a tough few months since Cyclone Jasper’s visit in December we are very excited that the road north of us to Cape Tribulation is now open to all traffic.  This means that, for visitors exploring the amazing Daintree Rainforest, both the Dubuji and Maardja National Park Boardwalks are now accessible again, along with other Cape Tribulation activities. Plan a visit now and you may be able to experience the peacefulness of the Daintree before it gets busy

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Daintree Siesta Family

Our Journey to Daintree Siesta and Learning to Love Slow Travel

In 2019 we packed up our Sydney house and spent a year doing the Big Lap of Australia in a caravan with our two kids, Nicolas (then aged 10?) and Natasha (aged 8?). After the adrenaline and stress of Sydney life dissipated (after a couple of months!), the transition to primary school Distance Education was commenced and the adjustment to four people living in a very small space was undertaken we spent the rest of the year travelling in a

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