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  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Price from 295

Welcome to Sweetwater Lodge, Private Luxury Retreat offering Unique Rainforest Accommodation in the Port Douglas Hinterland/Northern Atherton Tablelands.
Atherton Tablelands Accommodation

Surrounded by the magnificent Mt Lewis mountain range in the Port Douglas Hinterland and at the northern tip of the Atherton Tablelands, Sweetwater Lodge offers private luxury accommodation where you can relax and unwind while enjoying nature’s bounties and the magical atmosphere of the rainforest.

Your hosts, Glenn and Wendy Cambage would like to share with you their beautiful 160 acres in the rural community of Julatten, encompassing private rainforest, tall eucalypt woodland, and native landscaped gardens.

With just two exclusive luxury architect designed eco retreats Sweetwater Lodge, Julatten’s premier bird-watching accommodation, offers just 4 guests at any one time to enjoy our tropical private paradise. Perfect accommodation for couples.

At our luxury private retreat you will enjoy:
First class accommodation with handcrafted furnishings throughout
Nature’s paradise adjoining the World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics Region
Magnificent mountain views
Abundant birdlife in our bird-watcher’s paradise
Iconic Australian wildlife including wallabies, pademelons, and the elusive platypus
Our pristine freshwater creek and many private swimming holes
Private rainforest and walking tracks throughout
Perfectly Located accommodation between the Atherton Tablelands & the Daintree Rainforest
½ hour from Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef, Mossman Gorge, Daintree National
Park and the heart of the Tablelands, also known at the Atherton Tablelands.
A scenic coastal drive just over an hour from Cairns International Airport.
45 minutes to Daintree Ferry, Kuranda, the Waterfall Circuit and the Lakes Region, and literally at the gateway to the rugged beauty of the Cape York Peninsula.

Accommodation and Facilities
Our two luxury retreats are perched on a hill in an open setting overlooking the rainforest and creek beyond, and surrounded by the awe-inspiring Mt Lewis mountain range in Julatten, at the northern tip of the Atherton Tablelands, and adjoining the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics.
The spacious cottages, each accommodating 2 people and ideal for couples, are situated 50m apart and surrounded by a cooling tropical garden, adding to nature’s charms and your sense of well-being.
The private accommodation is very well appointed with modern conveniences and fitted throughout with custom-made Australian style furniture, built from North Queensland timbers. Artwork by renowned local landscape artist Louise Derry adds to the ambience. Every effort has been made to ensure your absolute comfort during your stay with us.
Sweetwater’s unique luxury accommodation is ideal for city breaks, weekends away, nature lovers, weddings, honeymoons, romantic getaways, bird-watchers, rest and relaxation, and creative pursuits for people in search of a little bit extra!


Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 10am


$295 p/n
Rate shown is per retreat, per night in Australian dollars, two people sharing. Minimum 2 night stay.
1 night stays are possible, subject to availability, from Monday to Thursdays inclusive. Rate at $ 295 p/n or $ 350 p/n

Stand-by Rate
Book within 2 days of stay at $ 250 p/n, minimum 2 night stay
Bookings essential. Two night minimum stay.

Gypsy Wagon Glamping
*Now taking bookings for our Gypsy Wagon Glamping experience! $ 150 p/n (2 night minimum stay)

A deposit of $ 100 is required to confirm your booking with the balance payable upon arrival.
Minimum stay of two nights applies, (three nights on Public Holiday weekends).

Daily servicing is available at an additional charge upon request.
Laundry – $ 20.00/load (wash dry and fold).


Sweetwater Lodge is 40 kms from Port Douglas



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