Wildlife

Reflecting On The Life Of Mr … Nightfall’s Chief Entertainer Was Buried August 2018, At The Ripe-Old Age Of Almost 16. If you’ve visited nightfall you’ll be hard-pressed to forget Mr, our resident Jack Russell with his insatiable talent for finding the soft-spot in your...

She's got big dark eyes, thick lashes, long muscular legs and hilariously oversized feet. As a petite example of Australian wildlife, she's also a breath of fresh air in the intense moments building Queensland's newest luxury camping experience.Welcome 'Lilly Pilly' (named after the trees so...

(image - the first rough draft of Nightfall's hand-drawn guest map)The  overwhelming desire to capture a moment of magical light on a landscape is something most people are familiar with.  There are many days I've wished I had the skills to translate, with water-colours onto...

I spy with my little eye something beginning with T …  it's Treasure from nature, perfect for building our unique Queensland Accommodation.Yes, with each significant creek flood at Nightfall wilderness camp comes a trove of flotsam and jetsam - jewels in all shapes and form,...

(image courtesy:  Glossy Black Conservancy)It's a rare privilege to live in an off-the-beaten track Australian wilderness,  close to a capital city,  so,  in-spite of the busyness of building Nightfall's luxury tent accommodation,  we're always keen to be involved in activities which help protect the environment...

As I began to write this diary update late yesterday, we rejoiced in a short-lived moment of sunshine. The cliff face in front of Nightfall's new staff tent glowed strikingly gold in the dusk light, the mist swirled around its rugged rocky face and the...

There's nothing quite so good as recovering one's mojo - and today it happened for Nightfall's construction team.  After 50 rain days in a row,  this morning under magnificent blue skies, out came the mower, the welder and the sewing machine. Together in the sunshine,...

(photo: orange-eyed tree frog, Litoria chloris -part of the Queensland wildlife in Nightfall's kitchen garden)And the rain continues to fall,  as it's done for weeks and weeks now.   The building of Nightfall's luxurious new tent accommodation remains at a standstill and most days it's even...