Welcome to Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is located on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas, Australia. Eco accommodation options are sensitively positioned amongst the resort’s 145 acre property. Complimentary experiences are provided for our guests including nature/wildlife walks, star gazing nights, Coconut Odyssey tour and specialist talks from local experts. Guests and visitors alike are invited to dine in the treetops at our popular Ospreys Restaurant. Come stay with us!

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Experience the tastes of the tropics while being surrounded by its splendour

Located where World Heritage Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef

Rainforest backs onto Thala’s private beach frontage providing a natural setting for our guest to unwind in nature while still being within easy access to The Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest.

Latest news from Thala

Download the Frog ID app to help frogs
Frogs are an important indicator of the environment’s overall health. Their croaks, whistles, bleats and barks distinguish different frog species, with each one making their own unique sound. A new
Rainbow bee eater
National Bird Week starts with Aussie Backyard Bird Count
As Tropical North Queensland welcomes the change of seasons, BirdLife Australia kicks off National Bird Week from 23-29 October. A significant part of Bird Week is the Aussie Backyard Bird
Coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef – it’s happening soon!
Each year sometime around late October or November a synchronised coral spawning takes place on the Great Barrier Reef. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting during this time, it