Mud Manor Rainforest Retreat — B & B

Rare wildlife at Mud Manor
photo: Alicia Carter

Mud Manor Rainforest Retreat is located in the Community of Rosebank in the Byron Bay Hinterland. The Retreat is is a two storey guest house and multi media studio, located in a beautiful bushland setting. With a choice of two large guest rooms, each with a private entrance, en-suite and a/c. Mud Manor is the ideal getaway. The Retreat has been hand built using mud brick and the furniture has been fashioned from local timbers to suit the rustic rainforest style. Tropical gardens surround the pool and the cabana providing the perfect setting to view the wildlife while sipping on your favourite wine. The wildlife can also be seen from the expansive decks of your tree top room. The surrounding forest and magical valley views contain a diverse range of animals including koalas, echidnas, wallabies, pademelons and many rainforest bird species. It is a true wilderness retreat and a bird-watchers paradise.

Minyon Falls & Quandong Falls in the Whian Whian SCA and the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Nightcap NP and within ‘cooeee’ of Mud Manor.

One night stay $150, or $120 multiple nights, includes country style cooked breakfast.

P: 02 6688 2009
P: 02 6688 2205

Valleydale Cottage

Valleydale Cottage

Byron Hinterland accommodation at its very best, indulge yourself peacefully in total luxury while relaxing in the spa at night under a ceiling of stars You’ll have complete privacy with the entire cottage and 90 acres to yourself and your partner. A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of your day to day routine, yet still close enough to throw yourself headlong into the colour and diversity of Byron Bay region. In winter you’ll arrive to the warmth of a crackling wood fire. In summer, cool breezes often waft across the valley. Complimentary French champagne on ice awaits you. The Cottage is the perfect place to renew your spirit and recharge your energy. In house massage and pampering is available by arrangement. “Valleydale” is just the most perfect “Honeymoon” location and the ultimate private romantic getaway.

145 Repentance Ck Rd, Repentance Creek
For bookings contact Rosy & Chris Hewitt
P: 02 6684 9147
M: 0419 999 468

Imogen’s Farmstay & Winery

Imogen’s Farmstay

Our newest accommodation to the area Imogen’s Farmstay provides an organic experience with B & B rooms from $110–150 per night. Also available are farm-grown wines, a fully equipped commercial kitchen, Rainforest walks, lots of wildlife, including platypus and wallabies, farm tours, walks & kids activities.

We welcome families, couples, singles, pets (by arrangement) and event bookings. Imogen’s makes all wines on the property using traditional grape varieties such as the chambourcin grapes which are grown on the property.

Whian Whian Rd, Whian Whian
P: 02 6689 5672
P: 02 6689 5839

Suzanne’s Hideaway

Suzanne’s Hideaway

Suzanne’s Hideaway is a small luxury self contained resort set amid sub-tropical gardens. 4 star, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom villas, bails and a studio are set beside a beautifully landscaped 13m saltwater pool with stunning views over the rainforest trees, river, rolling countryside and up to the mountains of the Nightcap Range National Park. A great place to relax and unwind while watching the sun set. This accomodation is perfect as a wedding venue and pets are welcome. All facilities are provided and include, fully s/c kitchens, a/c & heating, elevated covered verandahs with spectacular views, DVD, TV, CD, phone books, tennis court, spa baths and a gym.

20 Elliot Rd, Clunes
P: 02 6629 1228

Wrens Rest Cafe & Gallery
Minyon Falls

Wrens Rest Cafe

The Wren’s Rest is located on the Minyon Scenic Drive (Minyon Falls Road) only minutes from the top of Minyon Falls and 30 mins from Lismore and Byron. You can have lunch/dinner and a cuppa on the verandah overlooking the stunning valley located below. Catch glimpses of Quandong Falls while you watch the sun set over the Minyon hills. The Wren’s Rest Gallery and gardens feature abstract bronze statues and sculptures by local artist Brett Harrison Allen of the Corndale Art Foundry.

The fine food is served by our gifted chef Robert, who’s delicious home made Pecan Pie is to die for. The cafe is open Fridays & Saturdays 11am to 10pm and Sundays 11am to 4pm, School holidays - Wednesday & Thursday 10.30am to 3pm. BYO. Call in and tantalise your taste buds while you watch the King Parrots and the Koalas playing in the gums. (see website for menu)

P: 02 6688 2361
P: 0427 966 969