Thala Beach Nature Reserve Video Footage
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family-owned eco and wildlife retreat with 58 hectares of native forest adjacent to secluded Oak Beach. Conveniently located 45 minutes drive north of Cairns and 15 minutes south of Port Douglas, guests enjoy the best of the tropics from this private paradise.
Thala has proudly achieved the highest accreditation of eco-certification through sustainable practices and environmental sensitivity. Boutique timber bungalows are built high on stilts within the forest canopy providing a private and unobtrusive approach to nature. 83 bungalows enjoy ocean, mountain or forest views.
Check out our latest video!
Watch the day turn to night and back to sunrise from Thala’s own Oak Beach
Thala viewed from Pebbly Beach, looking south, as dusk descends
Thala’s own private access Oak Beach
Apple the Wallaby – the only wild wallaby with her own hashtag!
A very friendly agile wallaby, that was given the name Apple by a young guest, is gaining in confidence, thrilling guests as she hops through the lobby. Check out our social media pages for more photos and videos of #AppletheWallaby – she’s become quite the social media sensation!
Interior room videos
Check out the following videos which show each room type at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Coral Sea, Eucalypt and Jungle Walk Bungalows are identical in size and layout. The difference between the three room types is their location within the forest and their views – whether ocean, forest canopy or forest floor.
The Sandpiper Suite is Thala’s premier room with separate bedroom and living room and a large spacious deck with ocean and forest views. Outdoors, the Sandpiper Suite has an exclusive use forest area on the clifftop overlooking the Coral Sea furnished with sun lounges and dining area. The Sandpiper Suite is perfect for romance!
The Sandpiper Suite is our best room. Located on the top of a private headland, guests enjoy private ocean viewing spots amongst nature as well as extraordinary views from the spacious suite. An exclusive outdoor terrace on the clifftop has sun lounges and a private dining area overlooking the Coral Sea.
Coral Sea Bungalow
Coral Sea Bungalows have ocean, mountain and forest views and are located closest to the main lodge.
Eucalypt Bungalows have forest canopy views and are located throughout the native forest on Thala’s headland.
Jungle Walk Bungalow
Jungle Walk Bungalows are Thala’s lead in rooms, have forest views and are located on the lower sides of the ridge, approx 5 mins walk from the main lodge.
Visit Thala’s You Tube Channel for more videos including spectacular time lapse footage!
One Day in Paradise
Sylvia Jeffreys stayed with us while filming her short clip for the One Day in Paradise competition. Check out her short film above.