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Of all the Hallmark holidays, Mother’s Day deserves more than a token. 


The perfect Mother’s Day gift is not about material things (no-one needs another foot spa or air fryer) but of meaningful experience. It’s about time spent together – or time spent honouring her – in a place free of the daily duties and deadlines. 

Whether you’re booking an escape for one or two, here are just a few reasons why a rainforest stay at Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

Why a rainforest stay is the perfect Mother’s Day gift

A sense of calm

Mums are masters of multi-tasking so this is your chance to give her respite from a lifetime of logistics hardwired into her brain. A stay in one of the Rainforest Bayans (treehouses) at Daintree Ecolodge offers a sanctuary free from responsibility, where she can feel immersed in the rainforest and soak in the bathtub on the balcony with a nature soundtrack Spotify could never replicate.

Rainforest Bayan Bathtub

More than ‘me time’

Massages and facials are standard Mother’s Day gift fodder, but nothing compares to a Walbul Wabul (butterfly) treatment at the onsite Daintree Wellness Spa. Harnessing the sacred waters of the waterfall that flows through the property, and designed in consultation with the Kuku Yalanji people, this two-hour indulgence will treat her with a full-body exfoliation, nourishing scalp treatment and mud wrap followed by a Vichy shower and therapeutic massage.

daintree ecolodge and spa

An unforgettable dining experience

Locally sourced, seasonal and sustainable are the guiding themes when it comes to the menu at Julaymba Restaurant. But the best part for mums is not having to lift a finger in the kitchen! With à la carte breakfast included with her stay and the option of a private rainforest degustation at night, mid-week meals will never look the same again.

daintree rainforest ecolodge restaurant and bar

A journey through time

With a base in the heart of the world’s oldest rainforest, why not take the hassle of itinerary planning out of her stay with the Rainforest Roamer package? Mum’s two-night stay will be rounded out with a sunrise or sunset Daintree River cruise and a gourmet picnic hamper to enjoy in this special place where two World Heritage-listed sites collide.