The Summit Rainforest Retreat,
1 Bedroom Apartment.

Heated pool & spa on the deck


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Heated pool & spa and open fireplace on the deck

The Summit Rainforest Retreat is situated at the peak of Halloran's Hill, which is an extinct volcano with an environmental walk into its crater. The artistically interpreted "Lookout", provides Panoramic views. Atherton, is a small town in the centre of the unspoilt Atherton Tablelands, only an hours drive from Cairns. The Atherton Tablelands or "Cairns Highlands", is an unspoilt paradise, relatively untouched by commercial enterprises, yet a diverse flora & fauna parkland. Natural wonders abound, all within short drives of our establishment.

The Summit Rainforest Retreat's, 1 bedroom apartment caters for singles, couples, families, travel groups and those returning to Atherton for special occasions.  Enjoy our heated pool & spa, which includes a poolside BBQ and open fireplace. This will enable guests to cook and relax at poolside, having the advantages of quality boutique accommodation without paying for the entire Retreat.  

panoramic views

Description of the 1 Bedroom Apartment:

  • 1 King bedroom with 2 single bunks in the "living area".
  • Lounge area with TV and Austar satellite TV. 
  • 1 large bathroom, with separate shower & toilet.
  • Dining area with all necessary utensils.
  • Kitchenette with refrigerator, toaster and micro-wave.
  • Private access to front deck with panoramic 180 deg views, heated pool & spa, open fireplace, bar, TV and BBQ.
  • Full laundry facilities, including washing machine, wash tub, clothes drier and clothes line.
  • Sleeps up to, 2 Adults & 2 Children, Maximum 4 persons. 

Other Accommodation:

Also included

  • All weather BBQ facilities, refrigerator and TV on the huge entertainment deck.
  • All bed linen and towels.
  • Children Welcome.
  • Mabi Rainforest walks at your doorstep, with native wildlife aplenty.
  • Transfers from Cairns are available
  • Let us help with planning your days itinerary, or advise on future travels in the region.
  • The Summit Rainforest Retreat is 1.5 kms from the Main St of Atherton, close to restaurants, shops, & pubs. It is also only a 10 minute drive to Yungaburra with further restaurants and the historic Lake Eacham Hotel. 
  • We are central to all the attractions of the Region. (see our "Attractions" & "Tours" pages).

Apartments can also be Recommended and Booked in:

  • Cairns, Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Mission Beach, Cape Tribulation & Daintree
  • See our Self Drive Itinerary
  • We recommend and book activities, accommodation & tours for you
  • Contact Here


  • No Pets.
  • No Smoking in rooms. The deck is available for smoking.


  • $250 AUD/night for up to 4 persons. (Click Here for Currency Converter)
  • Minimum 2 night stay.

Atherton Blue Gum - 2009