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 […]

Australasian Birdfair – Sydney

Australasian Birdfair – Sydney

Lots of planning on my part was required in order to attend the first ever Australasian Birdfair held at Sydney Olympic Park last w/e. It’s good to deal with people within a business who can deliver the goods to an eager, (and somewhat stressed!) recipient in time and work under pressure […]

Aerial view of Sweetwater

Aerial view of Sweetwater

We were recently very lucky to have had the opportunity to fly over Sweetwater Lodge in Andrew’s helicopter at the end of their filming expedition of Remote Resorts of Northern Australia. It was so good to see the layout from above, the stunning rainforest clad mountains which form a significant part […]

Sweetwater at Australasian Birdfair

Sweetwater at Australasian Birdfair

I’ve just booked a space at the Australasian Birfair to be held in Sydney on 25 and 26 October at Homebush. This is a very busy time in the north for bird-watching and there will not be many people showcasing the excellent birding we have in Far North Queensland, so I’m […]

Filming at Sweetwater

Filming at Sweetwater

It’s been great to have Andrew and Hayden, aka Biggles and Algy, staying at Sweetwater Lodge on thier great Northern Filming Expedition of Eco Lodges. Guests have loved watching Andrew fly in and out in his Robinson helicopter, Hayden never far behind in the 4WD. Typical of all wildlife our platypus […]

Location, location, location!

Location, location, location!

We are so lucky to be surrounded by this beautiful mountain range in Julatten. Our small rural locality in Far North Queensland enjoys one of the top ten best climates in the world offering year round green pastures, stunning rainforest clad mountains and fertile soils offering a bounty of fresh fruit […]

Great Service from local Website Designers

Great Service from local Website Designers

Sometimes a business relationship turns out to be a real pleasure. Dealing with people who listen to your needs, work with you and genuinely care about giving great service and producing desired outcomes is what every company should strive for. Cairns based “Orange Fish Design” have been just that. Emily and […]

Forest Treasures set up home at Sweetwater

Forest Treasures set up home at Sweetwater

We are pleased to welcome long time local Bob Gilmore to Sweetwater where he has now taken up residence hand-crafting his beautiful individual pieces in the mountains and by the rainforest. Check out the beautiful craftsmanship in Bob’s Forest Treasures. His products are available at #portdouglasmarkets and also on-line directly through […]

Launch of Julatten Joinery

Launch of Julatten Joinery

Having made all the unique furniture, kitchens and joinery for Sweetwater Lodge Glenn has since been making beautiful hand crafted hardwood timber furniture and kitchens servicing our local area. Working out of his shed on our property we are now pleased to launch “Julatten Joinery” together with our new website www.julattenjoinery.com […]