The Den of the Treehouse

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3 people
In the Byron Bay Hinterland, 20 minutes from the beach & Byron, wake up ON TOP OF A JUNGLE MOUNTAIN RAINFOREST HIDEAWAY to the sunrise & views over the valley & the Pacific Ocean in the comfort of the Bay Room in the Den. This is a very unique & the ultimate mountain top jungle fantasy!

Treehouse in the Pocket, Kinabalu Farm

Our home, Kinabalu (Farm), is managed as Private Conservation Park and income I earn from this help us look after this very special place not to mention repair & regenerate the Gondwana rainforest here at Kinabalu. We want to share this with you.


Features and Amenities

1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bathroom
Outdoor fireplace


  • Check in after 2pm
    Check out before 11am
  • Weekday minimum booking: 2 nights
    Weekend minimum booking: 2 nights
Cancellation Policy: Receive a 50% refund (minus service fee) up until 1 week prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Get picked up in our all-terrain vehicle from the pick-up point & car park nearby at the bottom of the mountain and get taken on a jungle Safari through giant forests to the top of the mountain half an hour from Byron Bay. 4WD access is required as *it is a 3.3kms* ride from the Car Park nearby to reach the pinnacle of this most unique wilderness area. There are no extra costs to you for this service.

Please bear in mind this is a nature based experience and not a practical location to party in Byron Bay town. As stated, all lifts are included by arrangement but if you wish to sware in town, I suggest it's best to stay in town!

"The Treehouse" has been a name that friends began to call it & it has stuck. :)

The abode of peace & tranquility.

Surrounded by a Rainforest Sanctuary & Nature Reserve, you have absolute privacy and one of the most extraordinary locations of the area and in Australia.

This is a (nature) lovers retreat with pristine walks into old growth forest or swimming in the sparkling secluded waterfalls so make sure you bring your walking shoes! Kinabalu is managed as a Private Conservation Park where the main focus is repair and regeneration of the rainforest. By staying here you help support us with our endeavour to preserve and enhance the rainforests of Kinabalu, Inner Pocket.

The Den is a small cosy self- contained room, with Kitchenette, anteroom & toilet facilities with a view that is *absolutely breathtaking*.

Wireless broadband Internet is provided & an awesome 5 channel sound system.

A much-loved feature of the den is the outdoor shower where you can take in the breathtaking surrounds while you are pampered by fresh (heated) rainwater!!

A second bed is provided in the form of cushions arranged as a mattress together with a doona & pillows.

A 4 wheel drive is necessary to reach the 'Treehouse' as the road is *very rough* and *steep* in parts, so all transport to & from the Treehouse is provided from the pick up & point & car park if need be. This service is *by arrangement,* and is included when you pay so there are no additional costs to you.

So, I say again, if you intend to come to Byron just to savour the cosmopolitan atmosphere, you should stay in Byron Bay town.

However, in saying that, transport to & from can be provided from Byron Bay or the airport if you wish for a fee, *$40 from Byron Bay or $50 from the airport*.

This is both a lover's & NATURE LOVERS RETREAT.

Please bear in mind that being off the grid, renovating this home has been challenging due to its location and difficult mountainous access. As a result of much labour, you get one of the most extraordinary locations in Australia.

Food is provided for a hearty breakfast that includes muesli cereal, our very own eggs when available, bacon, & a selection of fruits. An assortment of condiments is also provided. If you wish to have served lunch & dinner this may *sometimes* be available by arrangement.

It has been quite an achievement to build this over the last 7 years . . now focused on the garden - still plenty to do!

Come and plant some herbs if you have a green thumb!

Please look also at our new listing called the 'Treepod in the Pocket', when not in use by family & friends it is available. It has an added advantage of being completely independent and very private, not to mention includes SAT TV.

See you at the Treehouse!. A very unusual and special experience.


First of all being totally surrounded by the Nature Reserve you will have access to walks in old growth forest, walks to the waterfall & depending on your level of fitness a cornucopia of natures gifts. You will have exclusive use of the den, however, you will generally have the run of the garden & household.


Cooking facilities are provided by two gas stove tops, a grill, microwave & toaster. Basic condiments provided i.e. Olive oil, butter, salt pepper. Tomato sauce sometimes more. :)

Please note that you have only exclusive use of the Den. There is an entertainment facility in the room that includes Apple TV & a wide selection of documentaries & movies.

Also be aware this is a Rainforest Jungle home built on top of a mountain in the middle of totally wild nature.


Best to stay in Byron for that.

*Please note, you enter this wonderful natural reality AT YOUR OWN RISK*. There are no concrete pathways with railings just natural walking tracks.

Please be prepared with the appropriate attire, bring a torch, wet weather gear & make sure you are fit enough to negotiate this wild pristine natural environment.




  • Base Price $215 / night
  • Weekend Price $245 / night
  • Cleaning Fee $30
  • Security Deposit $100
  • Extra People $25 / night after 2 people
  • Discounts 
    15% discount for bookings of 7 nights or longer


Robin & Jacqueline
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The 'Treehouse' of Kinabalu, Inner Pocket, is a very special & unique place. Welcome to one of the most spectacular views of the ocean and of the Shire of Byron Bay. Kinabalu is primarily managed as a Private Conservation Park with a human touch. Welcome to one of the most unique locations in Australia. Come taste the magic.
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Adventures on the Property

These are the exclusive natural wonders and outdoor activities within the property boundaries.

Explore The Property

If wild beautiful walks on the mountain, to the waterfall or through old growth forest is your thing, then this is the place....

Waterfall On The Property

The area is loved for its lush green growth, abundant water with its many waterfalls, and picturesque scenery. Not to mention it's fabulous beaches. Please take note that we are in the middle of the jungle. Inner Pocket Nature Sanctuary is filled with the most extraordinary array of birds, animals and insects....

Wake Up To The Sunrise

BE the first in Australia to greet the Sun. Look out to the most iconic view of the valley to the Pacific Ocean and watch the Sun's ray first touch this land....

A Walk To The Waterfall

The falls are covered by greenery that covers itself over the damp rock walls, exploring the area will have you feeling like you are in your own secret paradise as you listen to the cascading waterfall....

Discover The Giant Cedar Trees

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We took the hidden track to the giant cedars and felt insignificant as we admired the sheer size of these beautiful trees...

Million Dollar Sunrise From Bed

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The alarm was worth setting for this one! Wake with the sun and watch the ocean turn golden from the comfort of your bed...

Waterfall Hike

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We took the steep trail deep into the valley and alongside the creek bed to arrive at this remote, pristine waterfall which we had all to ourselves...


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