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Cassowary House - Catbird Cottage

Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Leonie
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Cassowary House is a small family-run guest house which lies in the world heritage tropical rain forests of Far North Queensland, within 30 minutes drive of Cairns. It was established in 1985 as a guest-house for those with an interest in natural history, particularly birds, and was one of the first birding businesses to set up in Far North Queensland.

The space
We offer a true rainforest experience. Apart from a small garden envelope immediately adjacent to the main house, the grounds and surrounding area are unspoilt rainforests, a great place to sit and relax or take quiet walks. The verandahs are elevated and look straight out into the branches of the surrounding trees. We have Cassowaries visiting almost daily, wandering from the adjacent world heritage rainforest. The local endemic bird of paradise, Victoria’s Riflebird has display posts around the grounds and often joins us at breakfast and throughout the day.


Free parking on premises
TV with Netflix
Washing machine – In building
Dryer – In building
Patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed

2 nights in Kuranda

1 Jul 2020 - 3 Jul 2020

4.96 out of 5 stars from 26 reviews



Kuranda, Queensland, Australia

Cassowary House is beautifully sited in one of Australia’s top birding and wildlife regions, a short drive from Kuranda Village. Within easy reach, there are a wide variety of habitat types. Most of the areas top spots can be reached in a series of easy day trips throughout the tablelands and far north region.

Hosted by Leonie

Joined in June 2020
  • 33 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Cassowary House is a family run guest house that is operated by myself, Ben & Ash.
During your stay
We are open 7 days a week and are available at any time as we live in the main house on the property, separate to all other accommodation.
Leonie is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy