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Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat offers accommodations in Nelly Bay, just 0.9 mi from Nelly Bay Beach and a 2-minute walk from the National Park. Free WiFi is provided.

The room features a balcony with a beautiful mountain and rainforest views. It also includes a TV, a private bathroom and a seating area where you can relax.

Gourmet continental breakfast provisions provided along with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates are provided. Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat is serviced daily.

Townsville is 7.5 mi from Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat, while Horseshoe Bay is 2.4 mi away. The nearest airport is Townsville Airport, 8.7 mi from Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat. There are a number of shops and restaurants within a 10-minute walk, and the local bus route is just 350 feet away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Your stay will include:
Dining area Flat-screen TV Terrace Balcony Mountain view

Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat has been welcoming guests since Mar 17, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • This host will welcome you in English
Closest beaches
  • Nelly Bay Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    3,900 feet from property
  • Geoffrey Bay Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Rocky Bay Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Alma Bay Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Whitfield Cove Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • is it true the air con doesn't work sufficient like some on the comments say? i am interested in this place the air con trash then let me know please
    The air con works fine in the bedroom, area as for the verandah aree there is a fan. Ok hope question answered.
    Answered on December 18, 2021
  • I was wondering if you have a pick up service from the ferry? Just for one person who has never been there before. Just enquiring?
    Hello, No we do not do a pick and delivery service to the ferry terminal. There are buses out side the terminal that meet every ferry . The bus route is about 100 from Oskars in Nelly Bay.
    Answered on June 7, 2021
  • Good Morning I was wondering if you have something like a blow up bed as an addition? I'm travelling with my friend but we aren't partners. We love the look of your place and would love to stay. Thank you. Joanne
    Joanne, I have a single bed mattress that can be set up on floor , but I do not have a blow up mattress. Hope this is helpful . regards Debbie
    Answered on April 1, 2021
  • Are you pet friendly?
    No were are not, we have our pets who are part of our family.
    Answered on March 25, 2021

Host Info

Host Review Score

Oskar's Rainforest retreat offers a unique accommodation experience in an architecturally designed Queenslander with a large spacious bedroom , private large ensuite bathroom and expansive under cover deck area with outdoor dining area and lounge area. Over looking the rainforest garden we have created and hills of Nelly Bay. Situated in quiet convenient corner of Nelly Bay in Upper Gustav Creek. We have lived on the island for 28 years and know all the best places to visit and all the rest activities to recommend.
Situated in quiet area of Upper Gustav creek guests can enjoy bushwalking, we have a great variety of native bird and wildlife on our property and Oskar;s has a bird's eye view. We are 10 minutes walk to Nelly Bay beach and the breakwater is a top spot for fishing with Fish N and Fuel a five minute walk who have bicycles for hire, car hire and all your fishing gear plus great local knowledge of the best spots. Several restaurants, shops, supermarkets, bottle shops, our local pharmacy and local doctor are all a 10 to 15 minute walk from Oskar's or you can hop on bus, we are 100 metres from bus route, and, go and explore the other bays and beaches .
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Adults only
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat

  • Check-in at Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat is 0.7 miles from the center of Nelly Bay.

  • The prices at Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat.

  • Room options at Oskar's Rain Forest Retreat include:

    • Studio