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Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a 145-acre deluxe family-owned eco and wildlife retreat nestled in tropical rainforest with a secluded 2km private-access beach.

The property is just 15 minutes south from Port Douglas and 45 minutes North of Cairns offering breath-taking views out to the Coral Sea and Cape Tribulation, making it an ideal base for exploring 2 UNESCO world-heritage sites: The Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

Being a member of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World (one of only 2 properties in Australia), Thala is known for maximising informative and meaningful experiences whilst enhancing the local environment in Tropical North Queensland, with the Port Douglas & Daintree areas recently being names in the global top 100 list of the world’s most environmentally sound places to visit. Having been awarded the highest ecotourism accreditation there is, the Thala Experience adheres to several global principles of Ecotourism and has been an eco leader in North Queensland for 21 years. In fact, over a period of 30 years, the conservation and re-establishment of the land surrounding Thala has lead to the return of the forests and wildlife populations which is home to approximately 50 agile wallabies, 120 butterfly species, almost 200 bird species inhabiting at Thala, this is compared to 40 species of bird in an audit only 20 years ago.

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