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Save on the risqué Tarzan and Jane costumes and explore your inner animal at one of the world’s most breathtaking tree-top getaways. Whether it’s bare-bones lodging or some back-woods luxury these tip-top wonders are sure to amaze. So, back away from the Blackberry, strap on some boots, grab your mate, or someone better, and go climb a tree.
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1.Tree Houses of Montville
Grab a bottle of Queensland rum and kick back in high Aussie style. Perched above the rainforest floor, there’s nothing up here but parrots and peace. Decked out in five-star fashion, Montville takes tree house lodging to the next level. Not a bad place to recoup after hiking the 10 kilometers of spectacular track through Kondalilla Falls National Park.
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2. Kadir’s Tree Houses
The best value on our list, this 300-bed tree house village in Olympos, Turkey has become a requisite stop for those backpacking across Eastern Europe in search of adventure on the cheap. Far-flung friends meet over beer and vegetarian-friendly home cooking, surrounded in rustic, hand-built style. This hiker’s refuge fulfills ever kid’s backyard-clubhouse fantasies, if your backyard just happened to be sun-soaked Mediterranean coastline.