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Blessed Rain

Blessed Rain In recent times, there has been  a drought particularly here in the catchment of Lake Baroon. Any serious rain has seemed to bypass us and due to SEQWater siphoning off large amounts of water South to other communities and to Brisbane, we had been left with a sorry excuse for a water supply…

The Joy of Anticipation or Planning Your Annual Holiday

The Joy of Anticipation or Planning Your Annual Holiday Being in charge of a business often means you tend to neglect your own holiday needs. Over the years, the most memorable breaks have been the ones we planned and looked forward to. A decision was made, months out, choosing a time slot in what for…

June is celebration month

June is celebration month. It is the beginning of what is officially winter when we enjoy wearing our winter clothes at night but the days are glorious, warming up and wind free. George will spend loads of time gardening and the maintenance guys will enjoy the outdoors and not need to seek shade. Guests will…

Secrets is not just a place to stay ….It’s an experience of a lifetime.

A stay in one of our treehouses is like living in a work of art with all the elements of design. A conflagration of all the senses. Each artist craftsman has been given the luxury of creation within a special theme. So for example Dragonfly has not only one example of a dragonfly but 29…

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Unique Proposals Heli Tours

Bruce Hume began making jewellery when he was 15 years old. Now he is the owner of Gold River Jewellers at North Lakes. Bruce is also a qualified helicopter pilot so he merged his two passions and created ‘Unique Proposals’. He offers packages where he can make an engagement ring and then fly guests to…

“parkrun” at Secrets on the Lake Montville Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

A much loved guest Maarten Kamp and his lovely wife Marie-Claire visit Secrets regularly at this time of year. Over the years, they have shown a lot of interest in bushwalking and running. More recently they have tackled the steep hill, known as The Narrows Road that is the access road to Secrets. Yesterday Maarten,…

Weddings at Secrets on the Lake Montville

What’s a wedding About. It seems to me that choice of a wedding venue and style of wedding is terribly important. However, the meaning of the day is more important. I have often said I could be happy living or even working anywhere as long as it is with George and I knew my little…

Aldy's Name

About Aldy’s Name

I was born on 9th June 1944. My Mother said that in the early hours of that morning my Dad raced her to the hospital in Dalby. It was freezing and they were bundled up with blankets as there was no air con in those days not even a car heater. That came later. At…

Breast Cancer Sufferers

50 Shades of Pink

Secrets on the lake, here at Montville at the end of Narrows Road, is fundraising again this year. Our Sarah is very busy organising everyone so that it will be a success. We are aiming to support Breast Cancer sufferers and their families who live here on the Sunshine Coast. All raffle ticket sales are…

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Thank You Deb!

Recently I packed my bags for a 3 week trip to a wellness centre in India. Aim was to lose weight, work out the aches and pains and come back with renewed energy. I have achieved some  of my goals after being massaged with warm herbal oil, scrubbed with herbal powder, pounded with bags of…