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Cobbold Gorge Tours

Forsayth, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4062 5470
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Excellent tour

Had a most wonderful day after a bit of a mix up with our tour booking and lack of advice on shoe... read more

Reviewed today
diane r
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Group Trip to Cobbold Gorge

Another WOW in outback Queensland. The cruise was breathtaking. Great guides and easy access to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Deep in the heart of the Gulf Savannah region of Far North Queensland is a hidden outback oasis - Cobbold Gorge. Immerse yourself in the natural wonder of a truly unique North Queensland outback holiday destination. Cruise the gorge to explore its ancient geological landforms and the savannah wonderland on a guided tour. Discover Cobbold with its North Queensland wildlife, go bushwalking or birdwatching, or just relax and enjoy the modern comforts of Cobbold Village. Only a six hour drive from Cairns and Townsville, getting there is easy. Cobbold Gorge offers the ultimate outback family holiday adventure with modern accommodation and RV and caravan friendly camping facilities. To protect this unique North Queensland environment, access to Cobbold Gorge is by guided tour only. A three hour Gorge Tour operates at 10am (April - October) and 10am plus 1.30pm in peak months (Jun/Jul/Aug/Sept). Tour bookings are essential. Day visitor rates are available for those who choose to not stay at Cobbold Village. Please note Cobbold Gorge is closed from 1 November - through 31 March annually (or Easter if earlier).
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Forsayth, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4062 5470
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a most wonderful day after a bit of a mix up with our tour booking and lack of advice on shoe wear, etc. But an amazing day and the gorge is so different from others we have seen. Didn't take our van but drove...More

Thank diane r
Reviewed 2 days ago

Another WOW in outback Queensland. The cruise was breathtaking. Great guides and easy access to the boats for the cruise. Funnily enough everyone was communicating in whispers on the cruise as though nobody wanted to disturb the atmosphere of the experience.

Thank PamaSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was tour that I have been wanting to do for many years,to see the lava tubes and fossils that abound in the area, as well as a good presentation by the guides.

1  Thank phillmoffatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the bus tour from Forsayth. We left our van at the caravan park at Georgetown and drove to Forsayth. First part of the road is very dangerous - badly corrugated. You will do some damage if not careful. Was down to 10-15 km/he in...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done to our young guide, who was so informative about the flora, fauna, indigenous and white history, we would have thought he was a local if not for kiwi accent :) The tour was great and the Gorge magnificent. Thank you to the Terry...More

Thank Jenni K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a professional set up - from booking, reception, the infrastructure and facilities, to say nothing of the opportunity to experience this remote and beautiful part of our country. You could tell that the owners are passionate to retain the spirit of the place and...More

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the three hour Gorge tour at 1.30pm. It's a short 4WD bus tour to begin with to get to the start and of the walk. I was surprised by how long we were on the walking leg of the tour for. Not that...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cobbold Gorge is a wonderful experience, a real getaway with a very informative walk through the savannah and atop the gorge. Topped off with a so quiet ride up the gorge itself, even seeing a freshwater croc. Camping facilities excellent including your own campfire and...More

Thank Kaye M
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kaye, thanks for your wonderful review. Yes, you definitely need a 3 night stay, or more, if wanting to include fossicking, great tip! Fantastic to hear you had such a great stay with us and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are happy to drive over some rough roads, this is a great place to visit. When you are at the resort you will find a very attractive and comfortable place to stay. We took our caravan and found the facilities there very good....More

Thank aftonjohnston
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello aftonjohnston, thank you for taking the time to review us to the TripAdvisor community. Great to hear you found your experiences with us to be very good. Unfortunately the 42kms of gravel road to Cobbold is owned and maintained by Council so we have...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As we drove into Cobbold Gorge Village we were so impressed at the remarkable way the village just blended so well into the rugged hillside, very well designed. We had a two day package of accommodation,meals,gorge tour and helicopter flight . The accommodation was very...More

Thank Judy J
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello John and Judy, Thank you for visiting Cobbold Gorge, your lovely review and your great recommendation. Sounds like you purchased the "Cobbold Explorer" package which gives guests the opportunity to experience the very best of Cobbold. Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay and...More

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27 November 2016|
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Response from cobboldgorge | Property representative |
Hello Acaciar0se, thanks for your questions. Firstly you can visit Cobbold Gorge via the Savannahlander Train journey. This is a 4 day package ex Cairns and stops at Chillagoe, Cobbold Gorge and Undara. It is a popular and... More