‘Are we there yet?’ Almost! The last six months of building Nightfall’s newest Queensland luxury camping experience in the rain have certainly been a challenge, but we are finally heading into the final stretch … if the weather will hold off a little.

Nightfall rainfallA quick study of our six month local rainfall figures this week confirmed our suspicions. Yes, our mountain hideaway, beside Lamington National Park, has experienced its wettest January to June period in 14-years, with 52 days straight of rain and falls or misting precipitation on just under half of the 168 days this year. In the first half of this year we experienced double our usual monthly falls, with 12-months rain falling in under six months.

Fortunately our team isn’t adverse to mud, so on we go. In the past few weeks we’ve added two more luxury tent fly-sheet roofs and in the next few days the floors will be laid in readiness for fitting of the canvas wall panels.

The bad news is we’re still waiting for our hillside to dry enough to dig the trenches needed for plumbing and electrical wiring. A few weeks of dry weather is all we need for our hillside above Christmas Creek to go from mud to a slope safe for excavation.  You never know!

Amid all the rain and mud, it’s been quite special for us to keep receiving phone calls  and emails from people keen to be among the first guests to stay in Nightfall’s luxury tents. We love to hear your thoughts and feedback on the little details we’re still working to nut-out.

As soon as the plumbing and electrical trenches are  in we’ll be ready to make a big announcement about an opening date for Nightfall and a special pre-opening ‘road-test’ opportunity.  Join our email list to be one of the first to hear about this limited deal.

Some of this week’s action, building Nightfall’s newest Queensland luxury camping accommodation –

Walking in the fly roofMany hands ..Roof to tent 3Mud on the ladder

Mud!Mud to the top of my bootsIMG_0511Heights? no problem


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