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- Private Road, 5078 Captain Cook Highway (15kms south of Port Douglas) Port Douglas QLD 4877
- About Us:
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family-owned eco and wildlife retreat with 58 hectares of native forest adjacent to secluded Oak Beach with bungalows that enjoy ocean, mountain or forest views. Thala Beach Nature Reserve is the perfect getaway for Cairns locals, whether it’s for a long weekend away or a mid-week holiday.
Conveniently located only 45 minutes’ drive north of Cairns and 15 minutes south of Port Douglas, locals can enjoy the best of the tropics from this private paradise. Thala Beach Nature Reserve provides an island-feel experience and is the perfect location for locals wanting to explore the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.
Thala has proudly achieved the highest accreditation of eco-certification through sustainable practices and environmental sensitivity. Boutique timber bungalows are built high on stilts within the forest canopy providing a private and unobtrusive approach to nature.
Osprey's Restaurant offers panoramic vistas across the sparkling waters of the Coral Sea and World Heritage-listed forests. Guests dine among the birds in the surrounding treetops while enjoying modern Australian cuisine with friendly service.
Guests also enjoy complimentary guided nature tours by onsite rangers including tree planting, stargazing at an outdoor observatory, beach discovery, wildlife walks and bird-watching tours. The completely organic 650 tree coconut plantation is home to a unique coconut odyssey tour highlighting the extraordinary qualities of the ‘tree of life’.