BIG4 ATHERTON WOODLANDS TOURIST PARK
141 Herberton Road Atherton QLD 4883
Tel: (07) 4091 1407
Winner of the 2008 Tourism Tropical North QLD Tourist & Caravan Park Award, we are a peaceful Park located 1.5km from town and the perfect place to call home while you explore all that the region has to offer. The Park has a range of accommodation to suit all requirements. Choose from beautiful Queenslander cottages for 2 or larger villas sleeping up to 6. All have linen provided, cooking facilities and ensuite bathrooms. All cottage and villa style accommodation have Austar, flat screen televisions, irons, hair-dryers & reverse cycle air-conditioning. Come and enjoy our beautiful gardens, playground, swimming pool & Balinese cabana. BBQ’s are also available. Free wireless internet access is available for all guests. Discount vouchers for local shops and attractions are provided on check-in.
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CHILLAGOE CABINS – Miners Style Cabins
Queen St Chillagoe 4871
Tel: (07) 4094 7206 Fax: (07) 4094 7226
Hosts: Carolyn Carter
The Lonely Planet describes Chillagoe Cabins as the best accommodation in Chillagoe and they comprise 3 self-contained, two-person, cottages two have queen beds and one has two singles and is suitable for persons with mobility difficulties. The cottages are delightful and carry the theme of an early Australian, 19th century miner’s hut. They are air conditioned, have an ensuite, kitchenette, quality linen, a smattering of outback memorabilia and private courtyard.
CHILLAGOE CREEK HOMESTEAD ‘THE FOSSIL HOUSE’
Airport Road, Chillagoe 4871
Tel: (07) 4094 7160
Host: Mary Bolam
The homestead is in a garden setting, with the property running down to Chillagoe Creek. Camping,Hot showers & Woodfired BBQ’s are provided. Swim in deep or shallow swimming holes amongst paper-gum trees overhanging and reflecting in the clear waters. Campfires are permitted, bring your own wood. Small reference library is available to enhance your knowlege of the area. A walk through the Eons of Time introduces the visitor to Chillagoe’s ancient landscape down to the present.
Specialized fossil collection on display.
CHILLAGOE GUESTHOUSE – Motel Style Bedrooms
16-18Queen St Chillagoe 4871
Tel: (07) 4222 1135 (24Hr Bookings)
Hosts: Eugene Miglas
The original Chillagoe Post Office for many years was occupied as a private residence. Extensively renovated in recent times it now offers 6 comfortable motel style rooms as a guesthouse. We offer excellent air conditioned accommodation with Queen size beds as standard.
Centrally located in town, a short walking distance to shops, hotels, places of interest and our visitors centre, the “HUB”
CHILLAGOE HOTEL MOTEL
‘The Bottom Pub’
2 Tower Street, Chillagoe Qld 4871
Tel/Fax: (07) 4094 7168
Situated in Tower Street and close to the popular Weir and Bogey Hole swimming spots the Chillagoe Hotel Motel offers affordable motel room accommodation. Rooms have a variety of bedding configurations, most with a Queen and a single bed, and are equipped with air conditioning, TV, fridge and en-suite. Good value and great tasting bar meals (lunch and dinner) are available at the Chillagoe Hotel Motel including the famous $7 steak & salad special. Breakfast is also available. Attached to the Hotel is a huge undercover outdoor dining area for a relaxed dining atmosphere. Call in and enjoy an icy cold beer and a yarn with the locals.
CHILLAGOE OBSERVATORY & ECO LODGE
Hospital Road, Chillagoe 4871
Tel: (07) 4094 7155 Fax: (07) 4094 7166
Hosts: David & Helen
Units in a garden setting. Friendly atmosphere. Family units. 2 Superior units with spa. Licensed Restaurant, Camping (incl. Powered sites). Bus service. Savannahlander package available. Pool. Astronomy Evenings.
CHILLAGOE TOURIST VILLAGE
Queen Street, Chillagoe 4871
Tel: (07) 4094 7177
Hosts: Debbie & Lionel
CTV has a wide range of accommodation suitable for all budgets ranging from spacious, fully self contained motel units to budget cabins, and camping.
CTV is centrally located on the main street within walking distance to all town facilities, including Pubs, Shops and Information Centre. We are also a licenced restraurant and cafe/takeaway, with groceries and Internet cafe available from 6am till 8pm, we have a large swimming pool, camp ground with BBQ’s available all comfortably spread out over 4 acres of lawn and beautiful shady trees.
BOONMOO OUTBACK CAMPING
845 Boonmoo Road, Dimbulah 4872
Tel: (07) 4094 4129 Fax: (07) 4094 4129
Hosts: Grant & Laurelle Gundersen
Open: March to November, Bookings are essential Suitable only for 4WD or 4WD Camper Trailers $30 per Vehicle/night. Discount rate for weekly campers. Private bush camping sites are located along Eureka Creek taking in spectacular views of the gorge from most sites. The camp sites are all located close to the Heritage Listed Boonmoo-Stannary Hills Tramway built in the early 1900’s to service the large tin mining area. Remnants of this era are still visible along the tramway; all located on our fully functional Brahman cattle grazing property. The homestead is situated approx 15klms south west of Dimbulah (incl. 2klms of gravel road). The camp sites start approx. 5klms; and are up to 20klms from the homestead. The ‘Savannhlander’ Tourist Train can deliver campers to our front door at ‘Boonmoo’ each Wednesday and return to Cairns each Saturday.
DIMBULAH CARAVAN PARK
Wheelbarrow Way, Dimbulah 4872
Tel: (07) 4093 5242 Fax: (07) 4093 5242 Mob: 0428 871 111
Host: Maxine Smith
The Dimbulah Caravan Park is situated on the outskirts of Dimbulah on the road to Chillagoe. The caravan Park is in an idyllic setting with plenty of large trees for shade and lush green grass. There are 21 powered sites, which are well spaced out to provide privacy and a large camping area. The park also has 2 cabins, which each accommodates five, for traveling tourists with no caravans. The amenities block is in the middle of the park, with 3 showers in the Men’s and 2 showers and a bathtub in the Ladies’. The park provides a camp kitchen and a gas barbeque. The swimming pool (open from September to April) is located next door.
TYRCONNELL OUTBACK EXPERIENCE & GOLD MINE
Post Office, Dimbulah 4872
Tel: (07) 4093 5177 Fax: (07) 4093 5947
Hosts: Cate and Andrew Bell
Tyrconnell is a unique and unforgettable experience, located just 150km west of Cairns and 34km north of Dimbulah (last 26km gazetted unsealed road). This 130 year old gold mine is situated amongst tree-studded hills and boasts an authentic pioneer atmosphere, original buildings, an operational ten-head stamping battery and magnificent views. The business is family run, with a focus on hospitality. Activities include historical tours of the mine site and nearby cemetery, gold panning (conditions apply), bush-walking, and swimming in the dam. Options for accommodation are in beautiful heritage style cottages or camping. Special events can be arranged.
Visit by arrangement only on (07) 4093 5177
RN6 Mt Kooyong Rd, Julatten 4871 Phone (07) 4094 1263
Owner/Managers: Keith & Lindsay Fisher
…named after the Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfishers that visit each summer! Self contained one and two bedroom units, bunkhouse rooms and camping facilities with powered sites and a cook shed, are provided within a 5 hectare rainforest nature reserve at an altitude of 440 metres. Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge primarily caters for birdwatchers as well as photographers and others with an interest in nature based activities. Over 350 bird species, including the 12 Wet Tropics endemics, occur in the nearby habitats of rainforest, mountains, wetlands and drier open woodlands making it one of the most rewarding birding regions in Australia. Upon arrival guests are given maps and up to date birding information, including latest sightings. Bird guiding can be arranged with local experts.
JABIRU SAFARI LODGE – MAREEBA WETLANDS
Phone 1800 788 755
Contact: Liz Cayzer
The 5000-acre savanna Reserve is located near Biboohra, off the Wheelbarrow Way between Mareeba & Mt Molloy. The Reserve and conservation projects are managed by the Wildlife Conservancy of Tropical Queensland, a not-for-profit organisation, with Tourism Naturally operating the tours and accommodation. Key species include the elusive Buff-breasted Button-quail, Cotton Pygmy-goose, Pink-eared Duck, Brolga, Sarus Crane and Blacked-necked Stork amongst over 221 recorded species of birds. By visiting the wetlands you contribute to the nationally recognized Gouldian Finch reintroduction program. Early Morning and Sunset Safari, private guiding, Eco Boat tours, 12 km of walking trails, bird watching, canoeing, and overnight accommodation in Jabiru Safari Lodge with African style en-suite safari tents.
Cafe open 7 Days serving local tea & coffee and lunches.
MT CARBINE – MARYFARMS
BUSTARD DOWNS ACCOMMODATION & CAMPING
Phone: (07) 4094 3110
Contact: Jo Clarke & William Dixson
Bustard Downs is a birdwatchers paradise at the base of Cape York, 20kms north of Mt. Molloy, 8kms south Mt. Carbine. A stunning authentic country bushland setting. Camping, Caravan & Motorhome sites in a spacious shady camping ground above the Mary Creek. B&B in our guest quarters, or your own private self-contained Farm Cottage. Explore a gallery forest of giant Malaleucas along the Mary Creek, & take a refreshing dip. Bird watch Australian Bustards, up to 40% of Australian species are found in this region, bush walk, bicycle, star gaze, sit round a camp fire. Watch the sunrise while wildlife spotting the many species of mammals including agile wallaby, reptiles, frogs, birds and insects. Retreats, packages, helicopter tours, bird guides, and farmstay available by prior arrangement.
MT CARBINE CARAVAN PARK
6806 Mulligan Highway, Mt Carbine 4871
Tel: (07) 4094 3160 Fax: (07) 4094 3160
Hosts Robert and Jennifer Waterhouse
Mt Carbine Caravan Park offers a peaceful, quiet, Australian outback setting and enjoys a dry equitable climate. It has large, shady, caravan and tent sites; all caravan park amenities; 2 large self-contained units sleep 6, 2 units sleep 4 and a 3 bedroom holiday house, fully furnished that can accommodate 10 guests. Full kitchen facilities include cookware, crockery and utensils, air conditioned, TV, complimentary tea/coffee. Bird watcher paradise, over 60 varieties in the caravan park area; a guided nature walk each day is inclusive in the tariff; and FREE van/vehicle storage for their customers.
Mt SURPRISE TOURIST PARK & BP ROADHOUSE
Highway, Mt Surprise, 4871
Tel: (07) 4062 3162 Fax: (07) 4062 3162
Hosts: Trish & Eddie Wallace
Mt Surprise Tourist Park is a Tourism Award Winner consisting of a Caravan Park with shady grassed powered and unpowered sites and air-conditioned motel units. The roadhouse can refuel and restock your supplies with eftpos facilities available.
From here you can go Gem fossicking, bird watching, bushwalking or visit the Undara Lava Tubes. We are breeders of rare Gouldian Finches. Preferred booking agent for local tours. Pets are welcome on a leash.
THE CANOPY RAINFOREST TREEHOUSES
247 Hogan Road, Tarzali, 4885
Tel: (07) 4096 5364
Web : www.canopytreehouses.com.au
Hosts: David & Sharon Gibson
Purpose designed for comfort in the wilderness, our five luxury timber and glass treehouses are perched high in the rainforest canopy on the banks of the flowing Ithaca River. Positioned for complete privacy each Treehouse has king beds, a double spa, a wood fireplace, fully self contained kitchen, and a balcony with a BBQ and hammock Resident Cassowaries, rare Lumholtz’s, Tree Kangaroos and endangered Green Possums call our forest home whilst shy platypus inhabit our river. Pademelon Wallabies abound and Coppery Brushtail Possums will visit your balcony every night, whilst Northern Bandicoots and other marsupials forage on the evening forest floor. Wake to a serenade of birdsong every morning as an ever-changing parade of rainforest birds greet you on your Treehouse balcony.