Romantic Retreat

We have always loved the idea of a tiny house. There's something romantic about the notion. So we decided to take a mid-week break and stay at Great Forest Tiny Retreat! We were not disappointed!

As soon as we arrived, we were in love. It's everything we wanted it to be. The view was breath-taking. The stillness of the mountains in the distance was something to behold. We watched the rain pitter-patter on the surface of the natural pool whilst we drank from the selection of tea provided.

The tiny house felt surprisingly spacious. Even Xave who's 6"3ft managed to get around effortlessly. The whole house has been thoughtfully filled with everything you might need! We were excited to get into the welcome hamper. The local cheese's and wine will not disappoint and is well worth it!

If you're lucky, you'll come across Hamish, the host's friendly dog. A black lab with the longest legs and an obsession with playing fetch with a stick. We spent hours throwing the stick for him and having a laugh.

Warburton has that small country town charm with wonderful trails, picnic areas, river walks, mountain views and great local businesses. We spent the next couple of days exploring what the area had to offer. Even in the rain, we loved every moment.

We highly recommend this romantic getaway!

Things We Did

  • Forest
  • Mountain
  • Food & Drink
The Ada Tree Walk
The Ada tree is nearly 400 years old and will knock your socks off. The Walk will take you anywhere between 45mins-1.5hrs round trip through the rainforest....
Mt Donna Buang observation tower
Drive to the top of Mt Donna Buang but don't forget to bring a jacket. It can get pretty chilly up there. Climb to the top of the observation tower for some epic views....
Mount Donna Buang
Walkthrough the woods, have a picnic on the summit or if you're lucky and its snowing borrow some toboggans and have some fun!...
The Rainforest Gallery
Behold the magnificence of the rainforest gallery. The observation platform will take you high into the canopy's of the mountain ash trees....
Warburton Village Pizza Cafe
Grab a pizza and take it down to the river for a picnic and watch the ducks!...

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