daintree ecolodge

daintree rainforest, qld

Upcoming retreat dates

25th-28th August, 2022
Sold Out
20th-23rd June, 2023
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Only 2 places left!
2nd-5th August, 2023
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>50% already SOLD!

The retreat

Nestled in the breathtaking Daintree rainforest you will feel cocooned by not only your gorgeous natural surroundings but also deep connections fostered with your colleagues on this retreat. As you slow down the pace of life and gently allow your body to come to rest we'll explore how to create space for ourselves in our own busy, medical lives. Through our expertly led and CPD approved educational program covering mindfulness, meditation, communication skills, compassionate boundaries and self care- we will guide to finding your flow and spark. The you behind the doctor.

While all Whole Hearted Medicine retreats focus heavily on guiding you towards mindful and sustainable self care in the busy world of medicine, this particular retreat does this with an emphasis on immersing yourself in nature.

Educational talks are held outside on the waterfall platform where possible providing a beautiful rainforest backdrop for meditations and reflections creating a rich sensory experience. Outdoor yoga, a morning river cruise and guided walk through the ancient rainforest are also all included in the timetable to help you to slow down and tune into what your body and mind need.

The location

This unique boutique accommodation is nestled in the heart of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and offers 15 eco-friendly ‘bayans’ (treehouses) immersed in the canopy, a private waterfall and dedicated rainforest walks.
The Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect destination to reconnect with nature. Believed to be over 180 million years old, and the oldest tropical lowland rainforest on earth, the Daintree Rainforest is a rare jewel in the crown of Mother Nature, where lush tropical rainforest meets sweeping white sand beaches and fringing coral reefs.

The Ecolodge features a main lodge, a rainforest restaurant and dining area overlooking the onsite lagoon, the Daintree Wellness Spa, a refreshing swimming pool, private and pristine onsite waterfall and swimming hole, and a multitude of quiet areas amongst the lush tropical rainforest to relax and unwind.
Fresh, clean water from the purest source combined with organic, healthy foods guarantees an uplifting and sustainable getaway.

Upcoming retreat dates

25th-28th August, 2022
Sold Out
20th-23rd June, 2023
book now
Only 2 places left!
2nd-5th August, 2023
book now
>50% already SOLD!

Inclusions

4 Days / 3 Nights accommodation at the gorgeous Daintree Ecolodge, QLD

  • King or twin room with bespoke designs
  • All Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner + morning & afternoon tea)
  • Expertly curated and delivered, CPD approved educational program (*see below)
  • Comprehensive and nurturing workbook to help guide your learning
  • Gorgeous luxury gift bag featuring sumptuous gifts from women-led small businesses
  • Meditation master classes
  • Guided yoga nidra relaxation
  • Relaxing massage treatment
  • Sunrise river cruise
  • Guided rainforest walk
  • Yoga asana
  • Stunning waterfall, private swimming hole and pool

​Accomodation details

The Daintree is a truly unique region and all bayans (treehouses) at the Ecolodge are nestled amongst the canopy of the world’s oldest living rainforest. Each bayan embraces the rainforest surroundings with an open plan setting and micro-screened balconies to ensure you feel as close to nature as possible while still being able to enjoy the creature comforts of a boutique hotel offering.

Accommodation options include:
Single room ($6800 +gst per person)
Twin share room ($4800 +gst per person)

All rooms have their own bar fridge complete with tea and coffee making facilities with each bedroom having a ceiling fan and reverse cycle air conditioning.
No TV or Wi-Fi in the bayans ensures you’ll see and hear the sounds of nature, creating an unforgettable rainforest encounter.

Getting there

The Daintree Ecolodge is located 90 minutes north of Cairns, on one of Australia’s most spectacular drives. Departing Cairns on the Captain Cook Highway, follow the signs along the sealed coastal drive towards Port Douglas, Mossman and Daintree Village. The lodge is nestled on the southern banks of the impressive Daintree river so a ferry crossing is not required.

Self driving is one option and free on-site parking is available for guests, however group road transfers have conveniently been arranged simply by choosing that option at time of booking.

Daintree Ecolodge
3189 Mossman-Daintree Road
Daintree 4873, Queensland Australia

Itinerary

DAY ONE
    3:00pm    Arrive & check in
    4:00pm    Welcome
    4:30pm    Educational talks: Self Awareness, Self Care & Self Compassion
    6:30pm    Dinner
    8:00pm    Guided mindfulness masterclass
DAY TWO
    7:30am    Guided mindfulness masterclass
    8:00am    Breakfast
    9:00am    Educational talks: Mindfulness & Burn out
    11:00am    Morning tea
    11:15am    Educational talks: Self Compassion & Resilience
    1:15pm      Lunch
    2:00pm    Free time & spa treatments
    6:30pm    Dinner
    8:00pm    Guided yoga nidra
DAY THREE
    7:30am    Guided mindfulness masterclass
    8:00am    Breakfast
    9:00am    Educational talks: Boundaries & Communication Skills
    11:00am   Morning tea
    11:15am    Educational talks: Stress Reduction Practices & Ego Work
    1:15pm      Lunch
    2:00pm    Free time
    6:30pm    Dinner
    7:30pm    Screening of My Year of Living Mindfully
DAY FOUR
    7:30am    Guided mindfulness masterclass
    8:00am    Breakfast
    9:00am    Educational talks: Holding Space & Vulnerability
    11:00am   Morning tea
    11:15am    Educational talks: Personal Wellbeing & Self Care
    1:15pm      Lunch
    2:00pm    Group reflection and feedback
    3-4pm      Conclusion

Book with confidence

We support you in the following ways if you need to make changes after booking one of our retreats:
  • 90 days or more from start of retreat: full refund minus $100 booking & administration fee.
  • 60-89 days from start of retreat: 50% refund minus $100 booking & administration fee.
  • Less than 59 days from start of retreat: no refund *(see COVID policy)
  • Outside of this policy:
    • We maintain cancellation lists for all sold out retreats and where possible will do our best to share your place with those on the waitlist. If we are able to replace your booking then you will be entitled to a full refund minus $100 booking & administration fee.
  • We suggest you take out travel insurance in case of injury, illness (including COVID-19) or cancellation by you. Unfortunately we cannot refund you for these occurrences outside of our Book with Confidence guarantee.
  • Please make sure you have read our full Terms and Conditions before purchase.
* COVID POLICY:
  • We strongly encourage you to take out travel insurance for your trip to cover you in the event of contracting COVID-19 prior to travel and not being able to attend the retreat.
  • If however you are unable to attend a retreat due to being restricted by state border closures or movement orders secondary to a COVID-19 snap lockdown we will refund you the retreat price paid minus $100 booking fee.
  • If the retreat is unable to be held due to COVID related restrictions or border closures, the retreat date will be postponed and all bookings will automatically transfer to the new date. If you are unable to attend the new date, please get in touch for alternative dates and options.

Payment information

All prices listed are plus GST. Many doctors attending our retreats have successfully used their CME/CPD allowance to pay for these. If you require a payment plan or retreat invoice for CME purposes, please get in touch with us via the contact page to discuss.
  • We suggest you take out travel insurance in case of injury, illness or cancellation by you. Unfortunately we cannot refund you for these occurrences outside of our Book with Confidence guarantee (above). Please make sure you have read our Terms and Conditions before purchase.
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