Think eco-friendly accommodation is all soggy tents and caveman huts? Think again!
From remote island retreats, to backyard cattle stations and rainforest treehouses, Queensland has a stellar range of sustainable accommodation options where comfort won’t be sacrificed.
Need some inspiration? Check out our guide to Eco-friendly Queensland Accommodation.
If you are chasing the perfect eco-friendly tropical getaway, then look no further than the Daintree Ecolodge. Nestled amongst the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, the Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect destination to reconnect with nature and the people that you love.
Partially powered by solar panels, the Daintree Ecolodge is a carbon neutral property with Greenfleet offsetting, meaning all carbon emissions are compensated for by funding native reforestation projects.
The mantra of the Daintree Ecolodge is to: protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and biodiversity loss. So, if sustainable, eco-friendly, boutique and unique accommodation is what you’re looking for, then the Daintree Ecolodge is the place for you.
Mt Mulligan Lodge
An all-inclusive luxury lodge located at the foot of Mount Mulligan, Mt Mulligan Lodge accommodates just 16 guests at any one time. The rugged 28,000-hectare private outback property is home to the historic Mount Mulligan coal mine and working cattle station.
Mt Mulligan Lodge prides itself on being an eco-tourism certified property, and works with local suppliers in the Far North Queensland region to source local, organic, free range, fair trade, biodynamic and sustainably farmed produce and products.
The predominantly solar powered property has implemented a chemical-free cleaning program, a waste minimisation program and uses large water tanks to recycle water for irrigation and watering.
Mt Mulligan Lodge is the ultimate destination for all-inclusive, eco-friendly outback accommodation.
Orpheus Island Lodge
Accommodating just 28 people, Orpheus Island Lodge is an all-inclusive, eco-friendly private island lodge located on the Great Barrier Reef. The idyllic island provides unrivalled access to the surrounding Great Barrier Reef.
Orpheus Island Lodge is passionate about reducing their impact on the environment and making a positive one on the community. They believe that turning a profit and supporting these two areas can go hand-in-hand, and have designed Orpheus Island Lodge to be as eco-friendly as possible.
Orpheus Island Lodge donates $50 per guest stay to the Morris Family Foundation Reef Keepers Fund, supporting projects that protect and preserve the Great Barrier Reef. The Reef Keepers Fund has funded research and protection initiatives run by James Cook University, World Wildlife Fund and the Australian Marine Conservation Society.
The pinnacle of luxury, eco-friendly, boutique accommodation, Orpheus Island Lodge is a must-see destination for anyone looking for sustainable Queensland travel.
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