Wongari Eco Retreat


At Wongari we found an old cabin on a serene stretch of Christmas Creek, turned it into a nature retreat, and called our intimate and romantic accommodation 'Serenity'. We hope you will agree with us.


2 Nights Weekend 

(Includes Friday and/or Saturday night)

Additional night(s)$110 p/n
2 Nights Mid-week$350
Additional night(s)$110 p/n

 *rates have been changed as of 25/4/2016

At Wongari we built another cabin with features too numerous to count but the daybed bay window that frames the grove of hoop pines is a favourite to all. We called it 'Bimbul' because it sits in a grove of Hoop Pines. It looks down on Christmas Creek from a very generous deck(s) and a height that places it in the very canopies of Hoop Pine it looks upon. And there's more.....(a photo album to come).


Vouchers:   A Great Gift Idea

For romance or celebration or just a rewarding time; for relaxing, unwinding and absorbing the atmosphere of being in a forest and by a pristine creek, in a quite space in nature, a stay at Wongari is a thoughtful gift.

Serenity Gift Voucher is $460 for two weekend nights or three midweek nights.

All you have to do is contact us and we will organise for a voucher to be sent to you or directly to the other person it may concern.


We supply:

  • King size bed can be made into two singles
  • Bath robes
  • Goose down pillows
  • All linen and towels
  • A Denon bluetooth connected speaker for your own music device
  • Olive Oil, Balsamic Vineger, other kitchen spices
  • A range of herbal and other teas.
  • Toiletries by Corinne of Handmade Naturals
  • BBQ, wood-fired bakers oven and fireplace, outdoor fire and microwave



To secure your booking we require a $100 deposit to be paid within 48 hours of your request.

The balance should be paid prior to arrival. Unfortunately, we can not offer credit card facilities at this time. Payment is required by direct deposit one week before  arrival,  cheque  or  cash on arrival.

Please Note:

Long weekends are a minimum 3 night booking.
Easter Weekend is a minimum 4 night booking.
There is a 2 night minimum stay in Serenity.

Cancellation Policy

If for some reason you need to cancel your stay and we can't re-book another suitable occasion then we reserve the right to keep your payment, either in part or in whole, depending upon the circumstances of the cancellation and the amount of notice provided.


Restored, Powered and Guests In

We started to build Bimbul (aka Hoop Pine) in July of 2015. We knew it wouldn’t be a quick build as we were going to do a lot of the work ourselves – that not done by our builders, Kev …
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Finishing Touches

On Saturday the 30th of January we were to have our official opening for Bimbul. We bravely decided this because we were so close that we thought, sometime near the end of December 2015, a month’s work would see us …
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Almost There

And now we are nearing the end of our build. It’s taken a little longer and cost a little extra but we got much more in return.  It’s at that point where just a bit here, a half hour there, …
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Arts in the Olives

The Arts in the Olives is a festival celebrating the creative arts.  The festival is a collaboration between the residents of the Lost World Valley Tourist Collective and BADCAP-Beaudesert and District Community Arts Projects. On offer are a variety of workshops in …
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Introducing ‘the pad’

Now we are ready to go. Weather permitting. Just waiting on council approval to commence construction of Kumbartcho. You can see some of the Hoop Pines in the background. This is the Pad – or will be if you click …
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