Wongari Eco Retreat


Private, secluded and comfortable wilderness accommodation in the Lost World of  Scenic Rim, and this close to Brisbane, is as beautiful as it is rare.

Serene peace in  forested surrounds, set beside our bubbling Christmas Creek, guarantees a reconnection to nature.

Spend the day exploring the creeks, waterfalls and forests of Lamington National Park. Retreat to the stylish cabins for a good fire in winter or an outdoor bbq any time. Or maybe just read a book; or write one.

Totally self-contained, Serenity offers the complete getaway  for those who need the space to unwind, revitalise and rediscover themselves and, often, with your special other.

Soon, our woodland cabin, Serenity, will be partnered by another, Kumbartcho, and if our first cabin is about calm and restitution then Kumbartcho will be more one of energy and inspiration. Read our blog to find our more.

To view our current rates please click here. You can also use our online enquiry form to request a reservation. We look forward to meeting you.



We are happy to announce the arrival of water at Kumbartcho. Removing all air from the pipe ensured that we achieved the expected 115psi. When connected to our soon-to-arrive Powerspout generator we hope to produce upwards of one kilowatt per …
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Kumbartcho Up Update

Kumbartcho (native for Hoop Pine) is a happening thing. Out of the ground and looking very insignificant. Which is great. We tried to minimise its impact but have been overly pleased by the way nature has done it for us. …
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Out of the Ground

Kumbartcho is starting to take form despite persistent rain and clay type soils that turn gumboots into cement shoes. We’re at the stage of putting joists over the beams so we can nail our floor down. The pace is rapid …
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Introducing ‘the pad’

Now we are ready to go. Weather permitting. Just waiting on council approval to commence construction of Kumbartcho. You can see some of the Hoop Pines in the background. This is the Pad – or will be if you click …
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