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Gilberton Outback Retreat

Gilberton Outback Retreat

ALL INCLUSIVE SUMMER SPECIAL - Experience 5 Star Luxury in your exclusive outback private retreat! Located overlooking Gilbert River in outback Far North Queensland Gilberton Outback Retreat offers a unique outback experience that will stay with you forever.  Want to Unplug & Unwind? - this is for you!

Situated on Gilberton Homestead, a seventh generation working cattle station you are welcomed to do as much or as little as you like.   Explore the rich history of the homestead with a range of activities available including hiking, fishing, gold fossicking, Aboriginal Art viewing, swimming, or simply unwind and soak up the magnificent panoramic views.

During your stay you are welcomed as part of the family with lunch and evening meals with Lyn & Rob (your hosts and owners of Gilberton Retreat) or enjoy your meals in the privacy of your retreat. Enjoy breakfast with a gourmet breakfast hamper provided each day. All tours and activities during your stay are included for the ultimate outback experience, as Lyn shares her passion of life on the farm in the beautiful Australian outback.

ALL INCLUSIVE RETREAT - Enjoy Complimentary Welcome bottle of Champagne on arrival, all Meals and Beverages during your stay PLUS choice of Guided Tours during your stay!

FROM $800 * Subject to Minimum Stay &
Date Validity

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Gilberton Outback Retreat

Accommodation Features:
  • Complimentary Welcome Bottle of Champagne
  • Complimentary Welcome Fruit Bowl, Home Made Biscuits, nuts & chocolates.
  • All Inclusive - Meals & Drinks
  • Complimentary Mini Bar (Coconut Water, Beer, Wine & Juice)
  • Guided Tours & Activities
  • 5 Star Retreat Accommodation
  • Panoramic Views
  • King Size Bed
  • Free Standing Oversized Bathtub
  • Private Ensuite with Rain Shower & Bathrobes
  • North Queensland locally grown Tea & Coffee
  • North Queensland locally made Soap
  • Kitchenette facilities with Full Size Fridge & Stove
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Ceiling Fan
  • No TV, Internet or Phones
  • Daily Servicing

Accommodation Special Offers


Summer Special Save 50% when you stay Oct - March! 
 

Complimentary Welcome Pack - Enjoy your stay with Complimentary Bottle of Champagne, Local Fruit Bowl, Home Made Biscuits, nuts and chocolates.

Gilberton Outback Retreat - Accommodation

Escape to the outback and unwind staying in your unique private hut - a luxurious version of the iconic tin shed!  Enjoy uninterrupted views overlooking the Gilbert River after a day of exploring or relaxing and enjoying the serenity.

Your hut features 5 star luxuries including pillow top king size bed, bamboo sheets, pillow menu and free standing oversized bath with stunning panoramic views. Complete with kitchenette facilities you are welcomed to prepare your own meal with a range of supplies available. During your stay all meals are provided along with a gourmet breakfast pack each day, and complimentary mini bar stocked with juice, beer, wine, coconut water and milk.  Enjoy sampling locally North Queensland grown produce with Daintree Tea & Mareeba Coffee along with locally hand made soaps during your stay.

With no phones, TV or internet this is the ultimate retreat to unwind and unplug.  Enjoy being pampered and relax away from the hustle and bustle of every day life.

The retreat is open to the elements and a mosquito net is provided for comfort. Power on the Gilberton Station is fully solar powered, with torches provided in the event of power outage.

Dining
All meals are included during your stay, with dietary requirements catered for on request (please advise at time of booking).  Meals are wholesome country meals.  Breakfast can be delivered, or enjoy a breakfast hamper to cook your own in the comfort of your retreat.  Lunch can be provided during the tour, or back at the station.  During dinner guests are invited to join the family at the homestead or alternatively dinner can be delivered to the retreat.

Gilberton Outback Retreat - Activities
Enjoy abundant wildlife on a walk through the bush around the property, or sit back and watch the wildlife from your room - the choice is yours.  During your stay at Gilberton Outback Retreat you are welcomed to experience a range of activities hosted by Lyn & Rob, owners of Gilberton Station - as they share their passion and knowledge the homestead.  Each tour is approximately 3-4 hours in the morning, leaving the afternoon free to relax.

Aboriginal Art Tour
See some of Australia's most pristine and well preserved Aboriginal Art which has been protected by the Family for over 140 years.  View the unique petroglyphs and unique history of Aboriginal occupation on Gilberton including the art paintings, carving, birthing cave and natural springs.

4WD Safari
Tour the cattle station and gain a deeper understanding of the life on a cattle station while taking in the diverse landscape and various flora and fauna.  Help with distributing feed to the cattle, or help out in mustering season while gaining knowledge of how the family helps the animals and environmental health.  Duration of this tour is flexible and tailored to suit your interests - half day or full day options available.

Fossicking
Tour the old Gilberton goldfields dating back to 1869 with an opportunity to find your own piece of gold.  Learn about the history of  the gold rush days the region and learn the technique of panning for gold in what remains of the gold fields.

The family focus has always been on environmental sustainability with looking after the land an absolute priorty. Visit the granite cathedral and natural springs and learn about the local wildlife.

Visit Lake Fred for lunch, a refreshing swim, fishing and kayaking.  Or just relax and enjoy the tranquility.  Mountain Bikes are also available for use during your stay.

Location

Gilberton Outback Retreat is located in outback Queensland, approximately 7 hours drive from Cairns or 5 hours drive from Townsville.  Further driving directions available at time of booking.  For details on Car Hire view here.  We can create a tailormade honeymoon package combining this unique experience with a tropical island holiday.

Charter flights are also available flying from Cairns, Townsville and Atherton Tablelands with an airstrip located 5kms from the homestead and retreat - with complimentary transfers available to the retreat.

Accommodation Facilities

* Fees may apply to these and other services

  • Fully Inclusive including Meals & Beverages
  • 5 Star Accommodation
  • Complimentary Welcome Bottle of Champagne
  • Complimentary Mini Bar
  • Welcome Fruit Bowl
  • Guided Tours & Activities
  • Unique Working Cattle Station
  • Complimentary Mountain Bike Hire
  • Aboriginal Art Viewing
Check In Time:
2:00pm

Check Out Time:
10:00am

Map Location

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Address:
Gilberton Station, Einasleigh, QLD

For Bookings Call Now!
1300 780 806

GPS Position (Latitude,Longitude):
-19.26148, 143.68675

Gilberton Outback Retreat is located on the banks of the Gilbert River on Gilberton Station, Einasleigh. Charter Flights available from Cairns, Townsville & Atherton Tablelands. Transfers provided from the nearby Airstrip to the Homestead.
Approx Distance To:
* 493kms Cairns
* 426kms Atherton
* 498kms Mission Beach
* 472kms Townsville
* 735kms Airlie Beach

Airport Transfers

Car Hires Airport Transfers

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellation Fees apply. Within 30 days of arrival 100% fee applies.

Summer Special

Subject to availability
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Rates valid for the following period (2 nights minimum stay)

31 Oct 17 - 31 Mar 18

Summer Special - SAVE 50%

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
Outback Retreat 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $1,600 Rate for 2 People
(per night)
$800 Book

CONDITIONS

  • Summer Special - SAVE 50%
  • Subject to availability
  • Complimentary Bottle of Champagne on arrival.
  • All Inclusive - All Meals, Drinks and Activities
  • Complimentary Lunch & Evening Meals with the Family and a Gourmet Breakfast Pack delivered to your room.
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellations within 30 days of arrival attract 100% Fee.
  • Guests will be requested to sign a waiver and indemnity to ensure you are of fit health to go on any excursion on the retreat.
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Fully Inclusive - Meals, Drinks & Activities

Subject to availability
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Rates valid for the following period (2 nights minimum stay)

1 May 17 - 30 Jun 18

ROOM TYPE   MIN STAY PERSONS RATE  
Outback Retreat 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $3,200 Rate for 2 People
(per night)
$1,600 Book
Outback Retreat - Single 2+ nights Details Minimum stay - 2 nightsMin Total - $1,600 Rate for 1 People
(per night)
$800 Book

CONDITIONS

  • Subject to availability
  • Complimentary Bottle of Sparkling Wine on arrival.
  • All Inclusive - All Meals, Drinks and Activities
  • Complimentary Lunch & Evening Meals with the Family and a Gourmet Breakfast Pack delivered to your room.
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing. Cancellations within 30 days of arrival attract 100% Fee.
  • Guests will be requested to sign a waiver and indemnity to ensure you are of fit health to go on any excursion on the retreat.
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Outback RetreatMaximum Guests: 2
  • Unique 5 Star Cabin with luxurious touches
  • Fully Inclusive of all meals, drinks, tours & experiences
  • Complimentary bottle of Champagne on arrival
  • Views of Gilbert River
  • Free Stading Bath Tub with Views
  • King Bed with luxurious pillow-top and Bamboo Sheets
  • Pillow Menu
  • Ipod Dock
  • Self contained kitchenette with range of supplies and ingredients available
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Full size Fridge
  • Complimentary MiniBar
  • Private Ensuite with Rain Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling Fan
  • No Phones, No TV or internet - Unplug from the Outside World
  • Daily Room Service
  • Torches Provided
Outback Retreat - SingleMaximum Guests: 1
  • Unique 5 Star Cabin with luxurious touches
  • Fully Inclusive of all meals, drinks, tours & experiences
  • Complimentary bottle of Champagne on arrival
  • Views of Gilbert River
  • Free Stading Bath Tub with Views
  • King Bed with luxurious pillow-top and Bamboo Sheets
  • Pillow Menu
  • Ipod Dock
  • Self contained kitchenette with range of supplies and ingredients available
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Full size Fridge
  • Complimentary MiniBar
  • Private Ensuite with Rain Shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling Fan
  • No Phones, No TV or internet - Unplug from the Outside World
  • Daily Room Service
  • Torches Provided