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Australian travellers rave about The Den treehouse in Byron Bay hinterland

Hidden behind this unassuming exterior is a spectacular ‘treehouse in the clouds’ that captures breathtaking sunrise views – and you’ll be surprised by how affordable it is to rent

  • Perched high above a rainforest on the northernmost tip of NSW is a ‘treehouse in the clouds’
  • ‘The Den’ is one of Australia’s most unique getaways thanks to its breathtaking views and unusual location 
  • Standout features include an outdoor shower, firepit and queen-sized bedroom where you can watch sunrise
  • The perfect escape comes at a surprisingly reasonable price, with a nightly rate of just $195 (AUD)

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Perched high above a rainforest on the northernmost tip of New South Wales, a one-of-a-kind ‘treehouse’ creates the illusion of floating amongst clouds as visitors climb their way to its enchanting front door.

Nestled between the trunks of majestic red cedar trees in the Byron Bay hinterland, ‘The Den’ is one of Australia’s most unique getaways, captivating visitors with its breathtaking views and unusual location.

It sounds lavish, but the perfect escape, which includes an outdoor shower, a firepit and a cosy queen-sized bedroom that captures the sunrise, comes at a surprisingly reasonable price, with a nightly rate of just $195 on weekdays and $215 on weekends.

Nestled between the trunks of majestic red cedar trees in the Byron Bay hinterland, The Den is one of Australia's most unique getaways, captivating visitors with its breathtaking views and unusual location

Perched high above a rainforest on the northernmost tip of New South Wales, a one-of-a-kind treehouse (pictured) creates the illusion of floating amongst clouds as visitors climb their way to its enchanting front door

The Den (pictured) comes at a surprisingly reasonable price, with a nightly rate of just $195 on weekdays and $215 on weekends

The Den (pictured) comes at a surprisingly reasonable price, with a nightly rate of just $195 on weekdays and $215 on weekends

East-facing windows in the bedroom and dining area can be flung open to frame stunning panoramas of the valley below and ‘million dollar’ views all the way to the coast.

The house has almost everything you need for a relaxing stay without going completely off-grid, including WiFi, heating, and electricity – but no air conditioning.

Built specially for adventurers and nature lovers, the timber façade blends perfectly with the forest which is home to spectacular sights including a thundering waterfall, natural swimming holes and a series of challenging hiking trails.

East-facing windows in the bedroom and dining area can be flung open to frame stunning panoramas of the valley below and 'million dollar' views all the way to the coast

The house has almost everything you need for a relaxing stay without going completely off-grid, including WiFi, heating, and electricity - but no air conditioning

East-facing windows in the bedroom (left) and dining area (right) can be flung open to frame stunning panoramas of the valley below and ‘million dollar’ views all the way to the coast

There's also a rustic but fully functional kitchen (pictured) where you can prepare meals without heading into town

There’s also a rustic but fully functional kitchen (pictured) where you can prepare meals without heading into town

Built specially for adventurers and nature lovers, the timber façade blends perfectly with the surrounding forest

Built specially for adventurers and nature lovers, the timber façade blends perfectly with the surrounding forest

The treehouse is just a 20-minute drive from Byron Bay’s main beach and a short trip to many must-see attractions, including the Red Earth Brewery and Fingal Head Lighthouse.

Hosts Robin and Jacqueline said they use income from the treehouse to ‘repair and regenerate’ the rainforest.

The Den, which can be booked through travel platform Riparide, boasts dozens of five-star reviews and a ‘100 per cent’ recommendation rate online, with guests raving about the views and ‘unforgettable’ location.

‘This place was wonderful, somewhere I will never forget! I will definitely be back,’ one woman wrote.

The treehouse is located in a forest that's home to spectacular sights including a thundering waterfall, natural swimming holes (pictured) and a series of challenging hiking trails

The treehouse is located in a forest that’s home to spectacular sights including a thundering waterfall, natural swimming holes (pictured) and a series of challenging hiking trails

A second added: ‘Our stay here was truly magical, The Den is a slice of paradise.’

She continued: ‘We spent our time exploring the land and followed a map provided by the owner through multiple terrains until we found the beautiful waterfall. Perfect spot to cool down and have a dip.

‘This place has amazing ocean views and if you don’t mind an early start you will be spoilt with the most incredible sunrise. The Treehouse is ideal getaway, perfect to unwind and disconnect from the world. 

A third said the ‘peace and serenity’ of the area was ‘second to none’.

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