We use external massage therapists who we know and love and they will set up their tables on the deck of your tent (side by side if there are two), and you are massaged in nature amongst the trees, it really is a unique experince and one not to be missed!
Starry Night’s guest lounge is our communal guest hub with a small library, pool table, sauna and fire box. There’s a coffee machine in the lounge, as well as a choice of games and beverages.
Yes, a 50% deposit is required to secure a booking and the balance is due 2 weeks prior to your arrival.
Check in is 2pm and check out is at 10am.
There is a 2 night minimum stay.
You will find Starry Nights just over 1 hr from Brisbane airport and just over 10 minutes to Montville and just over 20 minutes from Mooloolaba beach. Our camp site is on a bitumen road, completely 2WD accessible.
We do not allow any camping on the property as our council DA prevents it. The only form of accommodation we offer are our exclusive safari tents, which can accommodate 2 to 5 guests each.
Yes. All safari tent sites have both phone and internet coverage.
As Starry Night’s hosts, it’s helpful to know a few of your preferences before you arrive – that way we’re not bombarding you with questions. An email questionnaire is sent in the welcome pack a fortnight before your stay, and offers choices relating to meals, wellness therapies and other inclusions.
Unfortunately, due to the local wildlife and our free-range chickens we are unable to accept pets.
Due to the steep access to each tent and the uneven surface, Starry Night is not suitable for wheelchairs.
We have a minimum of two nights and three on long weekends.
We have ample parking which is situated just near the guest lounge. Upon arrival you and your bags will be taken on a tractor ride to your safari tent, on Betsy our 30-year-old tractor.
At Starry Nights you can do as much or as little as you like. You might like to sleep in and then walk down to the tumbling rapids of Petrie Creek and in the warmer months take a dip in our swimming hole or walk further down to our rock pools. Take a stroll along the walking track through our little part of the Hinterland’s rainforest. Visit our guest lounge to play some pool beside the cozy fire.
There are lots of things to experience being just over:
- 10 minutes from the heart of the mountain village of Montville,
- 20 minutes to Alex and Mooloolaba beaches,
- 25 minutes to Eumundi markets
- 30 minutes to Australia Zoo
- 12 minutes to Kondalilla Falls
- 20 minutes to theme park Aussie World
- 25 minutes to Underwater World Sea Life, Mooloolaba
- 13 minutes to Kondalilla National Park
- 1 hour from Brisbane airport.
Starry Nights is in the perfect location, just over – 10 minutes from Montville and 20 minutes to Alex and Mooloolaba beaches, 25 minutes to Eumundi Markets and just over 1 hour from Brisbane.
Each tent is fitted out with the same luxe inclusions.
- in winter once the giant window flaps are rolled down you can rest assured that you will be toasty. Your fireplace can be rotated to face any direction in the tent. You can soak in your steaming hot bath or snuggle under the covers made from organic and natural wool and cotton linen and rugs.
- in summer you’ll be glad to know that all our tents are insulated. Being off the ground and with such large windows all around they capture breezes from the surrounding forest. There are also 4 ceiling fans for any really warm days. In fact, summertime is the perfect time for a cool off in the crystal-clear tumbling waters of Petrie Creek, with our swimming holes just two minutes walk from your tent.
Absolutely. All tents have gas burners, microwave oven, rice cooker and kitchen equipment. There are also 2 bar fridges in each safari tent.
Yes there are power points and USB ports in each tent.
Your owners and hosts allow only 2 bookings/groups at any one time ensuring your total privacy and a relaxing and peaceful retreat. All our tents are isolated in their own private settings with bush views.
Each safari tent has its own ensuite in each tent. There is a normal flushing toilet, a rain-head shower and a free standing, hot steaming bath in each tent.
You cannot see any other tents from your tent. The only other tent is 70 meters away.
Each tent can comfortably accommodate 5 guests. Each safari tent can be configured to accommodate a couple with a king-sized bed or a family with a king sized bed and 3 single beds. All with plush pillow tops.
Food & Drink
Upon arrival, guests receive a welcome cheese platter with Australian organic sparkling wine (if you book directly through our website).
Rates are inclusive of breakfast. Each day you will be given an organic breakfast hamper to ensure a wonderfully cooked breakfast.
To further enhance your bespoke experience Starry Nights does not offer a menu, instead guests likes, and dislikes are considered including food allergies and emphasizes seasonal and organic food. Produce is sourced from all over the property from various nut producing trees and Starry Nights kitchen garden, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland farmers markets and wild harvested bush tucker plants.
Also, in our Glamping tents, we provide organic herbal teas, coffee, hot chocolate as well as organic snacks, fruit juices and milk in your bar fridge.
Each of our safari tents has a kitchenette and BBQ with side burner so that you are able to prepare your meals.
Kitchenette and cooking facilities
Each tent is equipped with a camp kitchen inside your tent. There is a 6 burner BBQ located on the deck of your tent which is also equipped with a side burner for saucepans. Your camp kitchen contains the following:
- 2 bar fridges (240L total space)
- A microwave oven
- A toaster
- A Kettle
- A coffee machine
- 1 pot/sauce pan
- 1 fry pan
- Plates, bowls, saucers
- Mugs, glasses, wine goblets
- Cooking utensils
- Chopping board and knife
Alternatively, there are so many great restaurants around with good food but here are the ones we think are really good.
Woombye bakery café
Ricks garage (more fun and unique place)
Nambour Thai Kitchen
Le Coq Bressan French Resturant
Chef Kim Oriental Restaurant
98 Fish (excellent for GF options)
The Long Apron
Kunara café (organic, GF, low sugar options)
The Terrace at Maleny