Chainsaw Carving

Chainsaw Carving

It’s not every day that really inspiring people come into your lives. Following our exhibit at the Cairns Show we were fortunate enough to meet Matty G, a chainsaw artist from Meleny in southern Queensland. The Cairns Show had asked him to come along and show his talents with the chainsaw […]

Lesser Sooty Owl

Lesser Sooty Owl

Here’s a photo of the beautiful Lesser Sooty Owl, the one who has been frequenting our new fenceposts. He was spotted 4 times last week! Unfortunately we can’t lay claim to this photo but if he keeps his visits up we might just snap a good shot of him to share. […]

Fencing at Sweetwater

Fencing at Sweetwater

The boys have recently been busy fencing the front paddock when time allows, firstly putting in these large timber straining posts. Although the fencing has not been finished yet the posts are already proving useful to some of our feathered friends! Three times in the last week we have seen the […]

Cairns Show Exhibit

Cairns Show Exhibit

I really enjoyed spreading the word on Sweetwater Lodge at the Cairns Show last week, the hidden gem of Tableland Accommodation in Tropical North Queensland. It was lovely chatting to all the locals and people who have never heard of us or considered Julatten for their destination for weekends away. Underwood […]

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 […]