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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We ate here one evening. The food was inexpensive, good value and tasty - I had the prawn salad and there was no scrimping on king prawns! What is best about Lync Haven, however, is the very good work they are doing in terms of nature rehabilitation and conservation. Recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We've stopped here several times over the years as it's the first stop after the ferry crossing. It's always busy and for those with young kids there are plenty of animals and birds to keep them interested. When we arrived there was a gentleman entertaining diners with several snakes and another party heading off into the kangaroo enclosure. There are...

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Thank Haggis_Supper
Wyndham, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Had a couple of burgers here with the parrots out the front. Nice food. Orange juice wasnt fresh. Birds entertaining. Couldnt get in to see the wallabies so looked from the fence. Snakes to look at inside too.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Last week I had been to Cairns on a vacation and Ziplining at Daintree forest was on the top of my 'to-do' list. So after a great day of adventure and physical activities we were returning and on the way I saw this cafe with a great set-up from the exterior. We were all famished and wanted to grab a...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2016

My husband and I chose Lync-Haven as our base while visiting the Daintree. For the most part we felt we were the only people in the caravan park section of this little paradise, though others arrived later. The sounds of the rainforest surround the park, bird and insects calling to each other, and we even saw a Ulysses Swallowtail butterfly...

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Thank Clare H
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We initially stopped off for a drink stop, then ended returning for lunch. Lovely place with a few animals and wild parrots around - our children loved it. Very relaxed with a real homely feel, and such a friendly bunch of staff I would definitely recommend.

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Thank Jo B
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 March 2016

If you don't spot wildlife in Daintree (and face it; it is difficult to see animals in the jungle), this place will let you get close to their resident Wallabies and other critters. Doubling as a rehab center, you'll see a great "collection" of birds and even a croc. There are also some beautiful trails on their property for those...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We dropped in for dinner while we were staying at the (excellent) Cockatoo Hill Retreat nearby. The owner is exceedingly knowledgeable about the menagerie of local wildlife that he has on-site including 'Baron' the Cockatoo who is afraid of the dark! Lync Haven serves a variety of meals to cater for all tastes, the location is very convenient for other...

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Thank BenCairns_Australia
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stopped here just to eat not knowing anything about the place except that it was the only place open for dinner. We were not disappointed! First of all the food was excellent! All of us absolutely loved our meals: fish and chips, shrimp salad, steak, etc. all of it was great. In fact we loved it so much we...

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LyncHaven, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Jennifer, it is lovely to hear someone enjoys our property as much as we do. We love our place and want to share it with as many people as possible.

Gawler, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch here today and just had to write a review, just a wonderful place to stop off for a break the food was fabulous great portions and piping hot, parrots walking round the gardens and coming to say hello to you, snakes, Roos and other animals to say hi to all in a rustic style restaurant, a must...

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LyncHaven, Owner at Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Pauline, we pride ourselves on nice homestlye meals and good sized servings. Glad you enjoyed all our place had to offer!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat is situated on 20 acres of pristine rainforest. With a natural board walk meandering along a peaceful waterway with fish, turtles and eels to find.Our cabin rooms are bright, fresh, fully air-conditioned and screened. We supply coffee, tea and milk in your room so you can make a cuppa then sit back and enjoy the rainforest outlook from your room and also pat the resident wallabies and kangaroos. You can also see our collection of endemic animals including snakes, crocodiles, lizards and birds.Our popular restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner where you'll find our prices affordable.We are a family owned and run business with staff that will always make you feel welcome.You will find us just 16kms north of the Daintree Ferry on the left hand side with beautiful tall palm trees in our front yard.We would love for you to experience the rainforest from Lync Haven Rainforest Retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience

Address: Lot 44, Cape Tribulation Road, Diwan, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Diwan
Price Range: $138 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lync-Haven Rainforest Retreat, Cabins, Camping & Wildlife Experience 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“I can't say as we were in our camper trailer.”
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