Takarakka Bush Resort Carnarvon Gorge

Carnarvon Gorge,

Indicative Rate * AU$30 to AU$238

Escape to Takarakka Bush Resort Carnarvon Gorge. Open all year round and fabulous in every season. Immerse yourself among ancient rain forest and prehistoric scenery.

Choose from a range of accommodation options to suit your taste and budget, from spacious caravan and camping sites to en-suited cabins, safari Taka tents, or luxury studios.

Discover Queensland's premier National Park and top tourist attraction with loads of things to see and do. A haven for both guests and wildlife nestled in a natural wonderland.

Explore the depths of the Carnarvon Gorge Queensland, with its ancient sandstone cliffs and rich indigenous history and rock art. Walk the well kept tracks to discover abundant plant and wildlife, and the songs of colourful birds a plenty.

Cook up a heart warming meal in the camp kitchens and relax and enjoy the camp fires or book in for a delicious two course roast dinner as a treat after a big day out. There's plenty of things to do while exploring the Carnarvon Gorge. Take a guided walk, scenic flight, sunset and astronomy tour to unlock the secrets of this special place.

Book your Carnarvon Gorge holiday adventure today.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi
  • Paid Wifi

Facilities

  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Shower
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Gas
  • Kiosk
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Public Telephone
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Trekking

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.

Our Rooms

Self Contained Cottage

Self Contained Cottage. Best suited for two or three people. Open plan layout. One double bed and large sofa bed. Ensuite bathroom, fully self contained kitchen with gas stove including oven, microwave, saucepans, crockery and cutlery. Air conditioned. Linen provided.

Explorer Cabins

Cosy Basic Cabin. Best suited for two people.
Open plan layout with one queen bed and ensuite bathroom.
Air conditioned with fridge, kettle and toaster, plates cups and cutlery provided. Linen provided.

Powered and Unpowered Camp Sites

Spacious protected powered and unpowered caravan and tent campsites suitable for all shapes and sizes in a peaceful easily accessible bush setting.

Modern scrupulously clean amenities and camp kitchens available. Carnarvon Gorge is on every Grey Nomad's and nature loving family's bucket list for good reason. There's lots to do and see, so relax and plan to spend a while. The average stay is four to six days to truly experience Carnarvon Gorge and all that Takarakka Bush Resort has to offer. Book ahead to avoid disappointment. Open all year round.

Taka Safari Tents

Enjoy a Carnarvon Gorge camping holiday without the hassle of setting up camp. Your safari tent is close by to the modern amenities and camp kitchen. Just bring linen and cooking gear or ask about hiring to save the space in your car.

Sleeps two to five people. Double bed, bunk beds and single beds. Great family accommodation. Light doona and pillows provided. Small fridge and pedestal fan provided. Linen hire available at AUD20 per bed or bring your own sheets and towels. For even more comfort try their newly ensuited Taka Safari Tents.

We recommend a four to six day stay.

New Studio Accommodation

Experience the best in Carnarvon Gorge accommodation. Imagine yourself immersed in nature with the comforts of your newly established studio.

Wake to the sounds of the creek as you enjoy a relaxing morning coffee on your private veranda.

Enjoy creating a meal in the fully equipped alfresco kitchen and dining area or book in for a Roast Dinner after a long walk. (Roast Dinners available open Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday only)

Plan to stay a while and truly relax and rejuvenate. We recommend a four to six day stay. Advance Bookings Highly Recommended. Open all year round.

New Ensuited Taka Safari Tents

Even Mum's a happy camper now. No need to set up camp, or rough it in swags and sleeping bags on this Carnarvon Gorge holiday. Just jump in the car and arrive to your own private ensuited safari tent. Imagine taking your daily walks and returning to your private shower, putting your feet up with a wine on the deck, then having a rejuvenating sleep in a comfy bed before exploring again the next day. Now that's camping in style.

Choose from 3 to 5 berth tents all with pedestal fan and bar fridge and the use of the camp kitchen. Linen available for hire or bring your own sheets and towels. Kitchen box also available for hire at AUD10 per person.

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Admiralty Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
Located at the southern entrance of the Osprey Reef lagoon, Admiralty is named after a large anchor wedged into a gutter at this wonderful dive site. Admiralty is a maze of gutters, ridges and bommies in depths from 10 metres to 30 metres.

The Oasis Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Divers exploring The Oasis at Milln Reef, off Cairns, have a choice of exploring coral gardens in the shallows or a series of bommies in deeper water. The bommies are quite spectacular, rising from 20 to 30 metres and coloured by beautiful whip corals, soft corals and gorgonians.

Wreck Bay Dive Site

Port Douglas,
Wreck Bay is located on the eastern side of Agincourt Reef No.3, off Port Douglas, and is a site that can only be dived when conditions are calm. The remains of an old fishing boat gave this site its name, but with little of the wreck to see divers will have more fun exploring the caves, gutters, ledges and bommies at this fascinating dive site.

Fitzroy Island Dive Site

Fitzroy Island, Cairns Area
Fitzroy Island is a popular day trip from Cairns and has a surprising amount of marine life. This charming continental island is close to the mainland, so doesn’t have great visibility. Around the island are rocky reefs with varying amounts of coral cover.

Agincourt Reef

Port Douglas,
Free Entry
Agincourt Reef, off Port Douglas on the Great Barrier Reef, is a series of many smaller reefs with at least 16 different dive sites. The Channels offer interesting swim-throughs and caves, while The Gardens are renowned for their exceptional abundance of brightly coloured reef fish.

Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island, Cairns Area
Fitzroy Island is located near Cairns in Tropical North Queensland and is popular for daytrips due to its proximity to the coast. Fitzroy Island is a national park island with a small portion occupied by Fitzroy Island Resort.

The Point Dive Site

Port Douglas,
The Point is a dive site on Agincourt Reef No.4, off Port Douglas, that both divers and snorkelers will love. For the snorkeler or the inexperienced diver there are fabulous coral gardens in the shallow lagoon, in depths from 1 metre to 8 metres.

Castle Rock Dive Site

Port Douglas,
Free Entry
Castle Rock is a tower of coral at the Agincourt Reefs, accessible from Port Douglas on a day trip. Rising from 25 metres to almost break the surface, Castle Rock is home to trevally, snappers, sweetlips, goatfish, fusiliers, surgeonfish and a very friendly Malabar groper called Colin.

Jorgey's Patch Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Accessible on a day trip from Cairns, Jorgey’s Patch features a variety of terrains for divers to explore, including bommies, ridges, gutters and ledges. In depths between 10 and 25 metres divers will find an abundance of reef fish on this reef, including fusiliers, angelfish, wrasses, anemonefish and rock cods.

Barracuda Bommie Dive Site

Port Douglas,
Free Entry
With a name like Barracuda Bommie you would expect to see barracuda at this dive site, and fortunately it rarely disappoints. Located on the Agincourt Reefs, off Port Douglas, Barracuda Bommie is a giant pinnacle of coral that rises from the sandy sea floor at 26 metres.
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