Cobbold Village

Forsayth, Etheridge Area

Indicative Rate * AU$30 to AU$180

Deep in the heart of the Gulf Savannah region in Far North Queensland is a hidden outback oasis - Cobbold Gorge. This Savannah Guide Station is located on a working cattle property and features a unique, narrow gorge set amid rugged sandstone formations with spectacular 30 metre cliffs that narrow to just two metres wide. To protect the fragile environment, access is by guided tour only. Cruise the gorge in an electric boat to explore the ancient geology with an expert guide - an awesome and unforgettable experience. Discover wildlife, go bushwalking or birdwatching, spot a crocodile and experience life on a cattle station.

There is no need to rough it! Cobbold Village accommodation ranges from recently refurbished air-conditioned ensuite rooms to shady campsites. There are unpowered, powered and ensuite sites in the grassed camping area. McDonalds Deck provides snacks, meals and a licensed bar to relax and take in the peaceful atmosphere. The friendly staff and well-informed guides will help make your visit memorable. If you are limited for time, consider flying in - a well maintained airstrip is located nearby.

For Tour options and prices see Cobbold Gorge Tours.

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Cobbold Gorge Village
Cobb Rd
Forsayth, Etheridge Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Station Suites

Getting off the beaten track doesn't mean going without comfortable accommodation. If you are an adventurous grey nomad, on family holiday, with your partner, children or travelling on your own, Cobbold Gorge offers accommodation options and rates to suit every group and budget.

Station Suites are semi-self-contained with microwave, toaster and sink and a veranda. They are available as single, twin, queen, king or as family rooms (maximum two adults and up to four children, aged up to 15 years, possible in adjoining rooms. Limited availability).

Boundary Huts

The well-appointed, recently refurbished rooms are air-conditioned with ensuites and television, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities.

Boundary Huts are stand-alone cabins offering outdoor sitting areas, available as doubles.

Rouseabout Rooms

Renovated in 2015. The renovation doubled the floor space and rooms now include your own private veranda. The well-appointed rooms are air-conditioned with ensuites and television, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities.

Rouseabout Rooms are motel-style and available as twin or king bed. Some have extra single bed subject to availability.

Camping Sites

Cobbold Village offers a level soft camp ground with lots of trees. The excellent amenities provide clean toilets, hot showers, laundry facilities, fresh water on tap and individual fireplaces and barbecues (firewood can be collected outside Village gates). Caravans are welcome with powered sites available within the camp grounds, and ensuite powered sites available in a separate area. Join the ranks of those who come for a day and stay for a week (60 camping sites).

Dive Thru Powered Sites

New in 2014 - "Marriage Friendly Sites"! You will love these drive thru sites where you can stay hooked up or unhook, the choice is yours. Water, power, sullage and individual fire pits throughout.

Ensuite Van Sites

Ensuite van sites, in an area separate area are available for those wanting to indulge in some "outback luxury".

Powered Sites

Powered sites are available within the camping area. Great for camper trailers or tents.

Dive Thru Powered Sites

New in 2014 - "Marriage Friendly Sites"! You will love these drive thru sites where you can stay hooked up or unhook, the choice is yours. Water, power, sullage and individual fire pits throughout.

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