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Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park

Chillagoe, Mareeba Area

Featuring spectacular limestone caves, small galleries of Aboriginal rock art, jagged limestone outcrops and an historically significant mining site, this park is rich in natural and cultural heritage. The Chillagoe landscape began to form about 400 million years ago, when the area was covered by a shallow sea. Today that limestone towers over the surrounding plains as outcrops while underground, caves and caverns created by dissolving of the limestone are decorated by stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones.

Join a ranger on a guided cave tour to view splendid limestone formations. Ranger-guided tours to Donna, Trezkinn and Royal Arch caves operate daily, except Christmas Day. If you are adventurous and well-prepared you can explore other caves and Aboriginal art sites on your own. Walk the nine kilometre return track to Royal Arch Bluff or the short 440 metre return track to Balancing Rock. Visit the viewing area at the Chillagoe Smelters and learn about the State's mining and industrial heritage dating back to the 1890s.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $24.60 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015
Child $12.30 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015
Concession $19.75 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015
Family $61.55 1 January – 31 March 2015 Family is 2 adults and 2 children.

Open Times

Public Holiday: The Hub for ticket sales is open 0830-1500 daily except Christmas Day ......

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Walking Tracks
Burke Developmental Road
Chillagoe, Mareeba Area
Queensland
Australia

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Undara Experience

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An ancient secret has been unearthed for locals and visitors to Tropical North Queensland, which offers another natural wonder besides the reef and rainforest to marvel at. The Undara Volcanic National Park is one of Australia's greatest geological wonders. It boasts the best-preserved and largest lava tubes system on earth, offering an unforgettable experience to satisfy the appetite of both adventurer and eco-traveller. Awaken your taste buds with their famous Bush Breakfast at the Ringers Camp, where the smell of campfire cooking is accompanied by morning bird chorus. Relish a home-style lunch or A-la-Carte dinner within nostalgic dining carriages. The award winning Savannah Guides conduct all tours from reception, including a choice of lava tube tours and the spectacular Wildlife at Sunset tour. Join the free nightly campfire activity run by Savannah Guides. Accommodation varies from specially restored railway carriages, to 'Glamping' like Swag Tent Village, Stockmans Quarters or the Outback Caravan Park and Camp Ground. Don't forget Opera in the Outback or Outback Country Rock and Blues, two annual events as unique as the venue. Stay a while in this beautiful and romantic Outback region and experience something that you will treasure forever. They call it the Undara Experience!

Crystalbrook Collection

Chillagoe, Mareeba Area
From AU$1800.00 - 1800.00
The Crystalbrook Collection includes the exclusive Crystalbrook Lodge in outback North Queensland and luxury Great Barrier Reef charter vessels from Port Douglas. Crystalbrook Lodge - Only 10 guests enjoy this haven of outback luxury perched over the spectacular lake. With a staggering range of wildlife, spend your days on the lake or riverside, exploring the bush wilderness or just enjoying the serenity of the outback in the lodge's private manicured grounds. With some of the best fishing in the north, Barramundi nearly 1m can be caught all year. Fully inclusive, guests enjoy elegant outdoor dining overlooking the lake with a menu featuring the best of the rich local produce of the region with full bar included. MV Bahama -Your private floating retreat, 27 metre MV Bahama offers luxury cruising in the most spectacular reef areas of Australia's northern Great Barrier Reef. Caters for six guests in three ensuite cabins. A few days or a week cruising is ideal for keen fishermen, as well as those wanting to explore below water snorkelling, or to just take in the amazing views of the reefs and tropical ocean. MV Monsoon - private day charters from Port Douglas for up to 10 discerning guests.

Ammonite Inn

Richmond, Richmond Area
From AU$120.00 - 160.00
The Ammonite Inn (Richmond, Queensland) is your place to stay on the Overlander's Way. The Motel has a licensed restaurant 'Rivers', conference facilities and a swimming pool. There is spacious undercover parking and all rooms are air-conditioned. Your hosts Jamie and Gayle looks forward to providing you with first class service and an enjoyable stay.

Entrikens Pioneer Motel

Richmond, Richmond Area
From AU$105.00 - 115.00
Your hosts Robena and Neil Entriken invite you to enjoy their Country hospitality. The Motel is conveniently situated in the centre of Richmond, directly opposite a dinosaur fossil museum, and just a short walk to the shops and local tourist attractions. You will enjoy your stay in comfort in the family run motel. Air-conditioned rooms are very clean, quiet, and comfortable. On request, courtesy transfers to and from the airport can be arranged. Rooms are serviced daily. The rooms have tea coffee facilities, a fridge, heater, air conditioners, ensuite, undercover parking, and a television. Continental and hot breakfasts are available and are delivered to the rooms. There is a play park for children next to the motel.
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