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 a new cabin in its own space with features too numerous to count but the hydro electric renewable power source is a start. 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

Everyone loves time away but not everyone thinks that idle hours in a nature retreat will do them a world of good - even if they thought such a place existed. Surprise a friend, a loved one or give it as a wedding present (the reasons are many).

Serenity Gift Voucher is $420 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 and 4Real milk
  • A range of herbal and other teas.
  • Toiletries by Corinne of Handmade Naturals
  • BBQ, wood-fired oven, 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.


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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We are happy to announce the arrival of water at Kumbartcho. Removing all air from the pipe ensured that we achieved the expected 115psi. When connected to our soon-to-arrive Powerspout generator we hope to produce upwards of one kilowatt per …
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