Treehouses are a strange childhood fantasy that lingers into adulthood. Maybe your parents constructed a simple treehouse for kids inspired by a popular Jungle book character. Here is a list of the most amazing tree houses for rent in Australia you can visit to overcome the guilty pleasures.
1. Tree Top Stay, VIC
Featuring green forrest views, Tree Top Stay provides accommodation with a balcony and a kettle, around 2.1 km from Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden. Guests staying at this holiday home will have access to free WiFi and a fully equipped kitchen. A continental breakfast is available daily at the property.
Address: 342 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda 3788
2. Wollemi Wilderness Treehouse, NSW
This elegant treehouse is located in the Blue Mountains region and is famous for its wry slogan ‘no grown-ups allowed’. It has three walls and large windows that provide an excellent view of the lush mountain vegetation. The rooms contain a balcony, queen bed, spa bath, small kitchen, and a fireplace. It is one of the best treehouses in the world and features on the Airbnb list.
Address: 88 Bulgamatta Rd, Bilpin NSW 2758
3. Spicers Sangoma Retreat, NSW
Featured with luxurious amenities and expansive garden views, this amazing tree house in Kurrajong is located 9 km from Blue Mountains National Park. Each accommodation at the 5-star bed and breakfast has mountain views, and guests can enjoy access to an outdoor swimming pool and to a sauna.
Address: 70 Grandview Lane, Kurrajong 2753
4. Kondalilla Eco Resort: Montville, QLD
The Kondalilla treehouse is located in the expansive Kondalilla National Park and epitomises the perfect rainforest hideout. The amazing tree house offers self-contained rooms that contain a kitchenette, fireplace and a bathroom. Visitors who decide to take a walk will view the waterfall located a few meters from the cabins.
Address: 61 Kondalilla Falls Rd, Flaxton QLD 4560
5. Belle Le Vie, VIC
Located in Sassafras, Belle Le Vie offers self-contained accommodation with a spa bath. All accommodation includes a flat-screen TV, a DVD player and an iPod docking station. Tea/coffee making facilities are also provided. A continental breakfast is included.
Address: 77 Hilton Road, Sassafras 3787
6. Silky Oaks Lodge, QLD
Silky Oaks is a collection of wooden treehouse located near the Daintree Rainforest. All rooms feature a marble bathroom, balcony, king-size bed, and fluffy robes. The lodge offers plenty of activity on its expansive estate including rainforest hikes and swimming in the Mossman River. Visitors can also take a walk down the Cooya Beach.
Address: Finlayvale Road, Mossman QLD 4873
7. Treetops Montville, QLD
With only a 4-minute drive from Montville, this amazing tree house boasts accommodation with a fireplace and spa bath. Guests enjoy stunning mountain views and complimentary champagne upon arrival. All air-conditioned, individual and private rooms feature a balcony and an outdoor dining area.
Address: 4 Cynthia Hunt Drive, Montville 4560
8. River Room Bellingen Treehouse, NSW
This majestic treehouse is found a few miles inland of Coffs Harbour in a place called the Promised Land. It is a simple construction offering a kitchen and a bed. The breathtaking Never Never creek located meters below the camp.
Address: 989 Promised Land Rd, Gleniffer NSW 2454
9. Lyola Pavilions in the Forest, QLD
This amazing tree house is situated in Maleny, 36 km from Mooloolaba. Caloundra is 35 km from the property. Free private parking is available on site. All units include a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including cycling and hiking.
Address: 198 Policeman Spur Rd, Wootha, Maleny 4552
10. Crystal Creek Treehouse, NSW
This is a reclusive wooden treehouse hidden in the forest adjacent to Crystal Creek. The setup is very basic featuring a simple bed, stove, fridge and a fireplace. The cottage offers a refreshing experience for nature lovers with a panoramic view of the forest. It is suited to those who like a little privacy while on holiday.
Address: 201 Booka Rd, Upper Crystal Creek NSW 2484
11. The Tree House, WA
Sitting high between 2 tall karri trees and surrounded by giant granite boulders, 1 which rises up through the floor and in the living room, The Tree House is located in Weedon Hill, in the Denmark region of Western Australia. Air-conditioning ensures all year comfort. The area has stunning forests and stunning beaches, and is matched by great wineries, a brewery and other attractions.
Address: 32 Gilbert Ave, Denmark 6333
12. Skyhouse Retreat, WA
Skyhouse is located along the coast of Western Australia and is the ideal holiday perch. It is immaculately designed with curated windows that overshadow the walls to allow a 360-degree view of the forest. Visitors can hear the waves crashing and birds chirping in the forest.
Address: 22 Adams Rd, Denmark WA 6333
13. Pethers Rainforest Retreat
Located in Mount Tamborine, Pethers Rainforest Retreat features a garden, terrace and free WiFi. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a bar. Every room includes a balcony with views of the mountain.
Address: 28b Geissmann Street, Mount Tamborine 4272
14. Giraffe Treehouses, ACT
Aptly named after the tallest animal in the wild, Giraffe Treehouses gives a vantage view from the treetops. The camp is part of Jamala Wildlife Lodge located in Canberra. The amenities include luxurious furniture, bathtub, TV and music systems, and free WiFi. Visitors should watch out for the resident giraffe peeking into their rooms.
Address: 999 Lady Denman Drive National Zoo & Aquarium, Canberra 2611
15. Canopy Treehouses, QLD
Canopy Treehouses are a collection of treehouses that blend in with the tropical wilderness of North Queensland. All the treehouses have double spa baths, full kitchens and BBQs. The rooms have balcony extensions from where you can view wallabies and other wildlife in the rainforest. Day time activities include swimming in the lake, hot air balloons and shopping in the market. The lodge is suited to visitors who holiday in groups.
Address: 247 Hogan Rd, Tarzali QLD 4885
16. Arcadia Treehouse Cottage, VIC
Arcadia Treehouse is located in the Dandenong Ranges, which are an hour’s drive from Melbourne. It is a charming cabin with all the modern amenities such as a Kitchenette, BBQ, air-conditioners, TV set, and large windows. Visitors can explore the countryside and sample meals in nearby restaurants.
Address: 188-190 Falls Road, Olinda, Victoria, Australia, 3788
17. Daintree Eco Lodge, QLD
This camp is located at the heart of the Daintree rainforest and boosts 15 tree houses called ‘banyans.’ The rooms are luxurious featuring large kitchens and king beds. The lodge has an artificial waterfall. Visitors can relax in their rooms while watching wildlife in the lagoon.
Address: 3189 Mossman-Daintree Road, Daintree QLD 4873