Heritage Lodge and Spa in the Daintree

3.5 Star Australian AAA Rated

Lot 236/R96 Turpentine Rd, Diwan, QLD, 4873


Newly renovated Heritage Lodge & Spa in the Daintree is just two hours North of Cairns, this is the only place in the world where two world heritage listed National Parks join. This section of the Daintree rainforest, is where the worlds most ancient rainforest, meets the reef.

All 20 spacious cabins in our boutique lodge are set within serenity of the rainforest and are perfect for bird, butterfly or musky rat kangaroo spotting

Our chef will tantalise your tastebuds using the finest of local ingredients. On the Turps Restaurant is only 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking the magical Cooper Creek.

Let our staff share their local knowledge of the area and assist you to maximise your time in this magnificent destination. Or simply sit back, relax and enjoy a massage in our day spa, whilst enjoying the sounds of the rainforest.

The Heritage Lodge & Spa, offers five star service in a magical and rejuvenating environment. Staying at Heritage is more then just a holiday, it is an experience!

Room Descriptions

Family Cabins

The cabins are all air-conditioned, with high ceilings and fully screened, louvered windows which open directly to the rainforest. They are designed to blend in to their surrounds. In keeping with the feel of the resort, there are no telephones in the cabins. Nor do mobile phones work in this area. There is, however, a phone available for use in reception. Child free 13 years and under

Queen Cabins


Business Facilities

Photocopying, typing, fax service available from reception. WIFI available at reception, additional surcharge applies.

Check In Instructions

From 2pm. Guests are more then welcome to arrive earlier and use our guest facilities.

Children and Extra Guests Details

We are very children friendly! Children stay free as long as family room capacity is not exceeded. Dine early for our super family menu !

Car Parking Details

Free guest parking on site.

Travel Directions

We are located about 2 hours drive North of the Cairns airport. The cosmopolitan village of Port Douglas is located half way between Cairns and the Daintree rainforest. Driving North through Mossman you will cross the Daintree River by river ferry. We are 18km north from here bordered by Cooper Creek, Thornton Beach is 5 min drive away and the beaches stretch on from there .....

Things To Do

Just relax!

Go exploring the many rock pools of Cooper Creek, spot wildlife on our rainforest tracks or simply enjoy the surroundings poolside or in the serenity of your private verandah.

Alexandra Falls

A 2 hour rock hopping hike to the 150m cascade which can be seen from Heritage Lodge. Not for the faint hearted but highly recommended. Packed lunches available.

Diving and snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef

Day trips depart from Cape Tribulation with a choice of leisurely sailing or powered vessels. Trips provide full facilities for introductory or certified diving and lunch, snorkelling and transfers from Heritage Lodge are included.

Cooper Creek Cruises

Croc spotting at its best! The lower Cooper Creek is home to around 30 crocodiles and also to what have been recognised as some of the most pristine mangrove habitats in Australia. The only boat permitted into this World Heritage area.

Rainforest Walks

Guided day and night walks are available as well as a couple of boardwalks roadside.

Horse Trail Rides

Cape Tribulation Horse Rides will take you on an adventure through rainforest and beach. Enjoy morning tea and a swim.


Thornton Beach is 45 min walk or 20 min on one of our mountain bikes and marks the beginning of a stretch of isolated beaches up to Cape Tribulation itself.

Four Wheel Drive Safaris

A number of options are available to take you into the heart of the Daintree, to Bloomfield Falls and for the intrepid explorer, to Cook Town.

Trib Valley Fruit Farm

Organic permaculture in action!! A two hour guide is hosted daily and includes tropical fruit tasting of seasonal fruits, black sapote.. just like chocolate pudding ... bread fruit served as deep fried chips ... mangosteen .... the Queen of the forest ... mmm!

  • Air Conditioning Cooling
  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bicycle
  • Breakfast
  • Car Parking
  • Car parking (fees may apply)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Children facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Cot available on request
  • Early check-in
  • Free parking
  • Gym / Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed Restaurant
  • Luggage Storage
  • Massage
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Pool
  • Queen Beds
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Tour Desk