For more options, try the Canopy Rainforest Treehouses and Wildlife Sanctuary and the Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat. They are located 7 kilometres and 12 kilometres respectively from the center. Others include the Eden House Retreat, 9 kilometres away, and the Summit Rainforest Retreat, 14 kilometres.
If you want to explore some close by cities, think about Lake Barrine and Barrine. Head 13 kilometres to the northeast from Malanda and you'll locate Lake Barrine. That said, Barrine is 14 kilometres to the north. Lake Barrine hotels include the Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges and Lake Eacham Tourist Park & Self Contained Cabins. The Allumbah Pocket Cottages and Curtain Fig Motel are some of the better ones in Barrine.
Cairns International Airport is the most logical airport for flying in and out of Malanda and is 55 kilometres from the CBD. If you plan to stay nearby, try the Vision Apartments or the Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina.
Hotels in Malanda start at AU$119 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.