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Luxury Daintree Rainforest Winter Escape Retreat

  • Cassowary Lot 25 Upper Cassowary Rd Cassowary Valley Australia (map)

Luxury Three Night Yoga Retreat at Cassowary, Daintree Rainforest.

Escape the winter chill with a yoga retreat at the luxurious Cassowary Boutique Retreat set on 40 acres of tranquil rainforest in far North Queensland.


  • Full yoga program - inc. vinyasa flow, yin-yang, meditation, pranayama and yoga nidra.
  • 3 nights luxury accommodation
  • Gourmet vegetarian meals and refreshments catered by private chef Jed Sneddon
  • Mukti Mat Organic Restore Eye Pillow 
  • Massages available with additional charge

Enjoy Yoga in the heart of the Daintree, surrounded by serene nature and a spectacular views, with nourishing gourmet vegetarian cuisine and beautiful, environmentally sensitive architecture of Cassowary Retreat. 

Lis, with over 10 years of teaching experience, will lead a yoga program consisting of vinyasa, yin-yang asana classes, pranayama, meditation and yoga nidra. 

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The weekend offers you the opportunity to replenish with fresh, seasonal, vegetarian gourmet meals prepared by private Chef, Jed Sneddon. Dietary requests can be catered for with advanced notice. 

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Between classes enjoy being in nature, exploring local bush walks and swimming holes - fresh, cool and pure from the Mossman Gorge. Take a dip in the infinitely pool, treat yourself to a relaxing massage, or cosy up on the veranda with a book and a refreshing drink.

Cassowary Retreat is a beautiful 75 minute drive from Cairns Airport; punctuated by rocky headlands and boulder-strewn points, pristine sandy beaches and tropical rainforest. Please request assistance with organising transport to the retreat if you would like to share a shuttle or carpool from Cairns or Port Douglas.

Explore The Cassowary

Lis’ yoga practice she shares is a beautiful balance of strength and flow. Her energy is soft, gentle and supportive. The weekend was so nourishing for mind, body and spirit. The bush setting, the nourishing wholesome food and the mindfulness practice of yoga and breath connection made this a nurturing experience. A retreat experience with Lis is not to be missed.
— Sue Scott
We want to thank you so much for the most amazing retreats and classes we have attended over the past years! Your heartfelt passion and love of yoga radiates to us through your teachings/classes and is truly inspirational, spiritual and fun!
We have both come away with a deeper understanding on the practises and philosophies of yoga as well as meeting the most amazing groups of people on our journeys to share this with!
Jason and I have been blessed to be able to share this experience and grow together in yoga! We are forever grateful and thankful! Namaste!
— Sasha & Jason Gibbs
I have been blessed to have attended two overseas retreats with Lis, on both occasions I have found peace and stillness and a deep connection with myself through the various yoga practices. A retreat with Lis really allows you to connect with your true self and is a place to relax and nurture your body. Just one word to wrap it up “ bliss”
— Di Talty

Bookings and Accommodation

The Cassowary has five luxury rooms with incredible views. Two twin share suites with private balconies, water features and an additional outlook to the lush tropical rainforest at the rear. Two double rooms, one with stunning, expansive views to front and side, and one with a spectacular outlook to the infinity pool. The master suite can have an additional single bed added if triple share is required. 

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  • King suite with ceiling to floor outlook to infinity pool, private bathroom: $930 pp
  • Twin room with private balcony and water features, share main bathroom: $930 pp 
  • King suite with expansive view, private bathroom: $950 pp
  • Luxury master suite with king bed, spa bath and outdoor rain shower: $ 1030pp
    (Triple share option available with addition of single bed)

Please contact me to reserve your spot.

Bookings require a $450 deposit (non-refundable after May 30th)

Retreat Schedule  28th - Tuesday 31st July

3PM Arrival, canapés and refreshments
5-7PM Evening vinyasa flow and yoga nidra
7:30PM Dinner

7:00-9:00AM Vinyasa class and pranayama
9AM Breakfast
Your time to relax
12:00 - 1:00PM Meditation in rainforest grove
1:00PM Lunch
Your time to relax and afternoon tea
4:30-6:30PM Yin Yang yoga class & yoga nidra
7:00PM Dinner

7:00-9:00AM Vinyasa class and pranayama
9AM Breakfast
Your time to relax
12:00 - 1:00PM Meditation in rainforest grove
1:00PM Lunch
Your time to relax and afternoon tea
4:30-6:30PM Yin yang yoga class & yoga nidra
7:00PM Dinner

6:30 AM Light breakfast and morning swim (optional)
8:00 - 10:00 Vinyasa, pranayama and meditation
10:30 Brunch
12:00 Departures

Massages are available throughout the retreat at additional charge, bookings appreciated prior to arrival. 
Fully equiped gym is available for use by guests. 

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