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Wollumbin Palms Retreat.
Wollumbin Palms Retreat.
The gazebo at Wollumbin Palms.
A cottage at Wollumbin Palms.

Wollumbin Palms

Thursday, June 1, 2000
Wollumbin Palms Retreat sits in its own national park in the first place in Australia to see the sun each day.

In 1995 Margaret and Roger Ealand decided to move from England to Australia, bought the land sight unseen and successfully established an exclusive and unique holiday retreat.

The first lodge they built is a 12-sided luxury cottage. It is open-plan and has a king-size bed right in the middle. It is named after Roger’s famous great, great, great uncle, Sir Joseph Banks.

The King’s Lodge sleeps up to six and is built around a 300-year-old solid teak Javanese cottage which the Ealands purchased in Indonesia. It has a king-size bedroom, queen-size sofa bed in the sitting room and an opium bed in the breezeway.

Altwood Lodge is semi-underground, and has wonderful views of Mt Warning.

Breakfast is provided, and other meals can be self-prepared in the fully equipped kitchen. For an extra charge you are welcome to dine with the Ealands or order food to your lodge.


About 40 minutes' drive north of Byron Bay on the New South Wales north coast.


$195 per night on weekdays and $210 a night on weekends, with a minimum of two nights. Breakfast is included, and meals can be delivered to your lodge for $30 per person. Children are not catered for.
Please note prices are valid at time of transmission.

More information

6 Mt Warning Road, Mt Warning
Phone: (02) 6679 5063
Fax: (02) 6679 5278

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