Bird-watching in Julatten

Bird-watching in Julatten

These beautiful fairly rare birds, the Blue-faced Parrot Finch have stuck around all year. We usually look forward to their return around this time of year but they love their digs and the abundance of food at Sweetwater and never left for the higher ground at Mt Lewis National Park! This […]

Early Morning Light

Early Morning Light

Never do I tire of the wonderful colours on display in this beautiful part of the world. Yesterday morning we witnessed the most stunning rainbow over the creek at the Platypus Hut in some amazing early morning light. Truly a spectacular sight but unfortunately I had forgotten to grab my camera […]

Guests’ Feedback

Guests’ Feedback

More happy customers!! We are so grateful to our wonderful guests who make all our hard work so worthwhile! Here’s a few more testimonials: “This place just gets better and better. It’s great to be back at soothing Sweetwater.” … John and Lou, Cairns “Exactly the experience we were seeking! Three […]

Guests’ feedback

Guests’ feedback

There is nothing like real feedback from guests about their experience and feelings following a stay at Sweetwater. We pride ourselves on offering the ultimate heavenly hideaway in Tropical North Queensland. Hoping that this will give you an insight to what is on offer here at Sweetwater on the northern tip […]

Guests’ Feedback

Guests’ Feedback

Over the next few weeks I’m going to be sharing with you some of our guests’ comments following their stay at Sweetwater. It is testament to us providing exactly what we intend to provide together with the feelings our guests expect to experience with their investment of precious time staying here […]

Tropical North Queensland Sunset

Tropical North Queensland Sunset

The sunset was so magnificent yesterday that I feel compelled to share it on our news page. There were so many beautiful photographs posted to facebook from various people lucky enough to live in this stunning and diverse part of the world, from Port Douglas to Mt Molloy. It really is […]

Tropical Fruit Time!

Tropical Fruit Time!

Well it’s that time of year again! Some complain about our “Wet Season”. However this is a fabulous time of year in the Tropical north. Nature just comes alive, and our fresh fruit bounties are just one of life’s many pleasures when you’re lucky enough to live here. The stunning bright […]

Sweetwater Lodge  in the Tropical North

Sweetwater Lodge in the Tropical North

Well, back home once again after our annual break. Back to the cicadas, the green green grass after some recent rain, and beautiful cool flowing creeks. It’s lovely to see the Poinciana trees still in flower and I can’t help noticing how our Kauri trees are thriving down near the lodges. […]

Spring time at Sweetwater Lodge

Spring time at Sweetwater Lodge

We’re in Birding mode still! Spring time at Sweetwater Lodge brings with it the chance to see our annual exotic visitors, the Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher. Just one of many stunning birds enjoying the wonderful accommodation on offer at Sweetwater Lodge! Nesting in active termite mounds between October and February on the rainforest […]

Sweetwater’s Stand at Birdfair

Sweetwater’s Stand at Birdfair

Here’s a photo of our stand at Sydney’s Birdfair. I have to also thank some of Sweetwater’s valued Bird-watching guests, David “Chook” Crawford from Close-up Birding Adventures and Nick and Annemaree from Daintree Safaris for supplying me with some wonderful photographs to include in our promotional material. Also the guidance offered […]