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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The lava tubes are very interesting. A walk around the Kalkani Crater is a must and probably better done first to get a better idea of what is where. Value - probably a little over priced for the time. And seeing a few more tubes would be great. We only saw a section of about 800m, with a quarter of...

1Thank Craig W
Broken Hill, Australia
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Undara experience is exactly that a true experience. Easy to find and drive to on sealed roads. The is fantastic, great restaurant and the whole facility is great. All levels of accommodation. We stayed on a powered caravan site which was drive thru with plenty of room and very good amenities. The lava tube experience itself was wonderful and will...

2Thank Leola B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

After a half day on the Savannahlander Train, we leave Mt Surprise railway station by bus to the Undara Experience to stay overnight and a tour of the lava tubes, the longest in the world. Undara Experience, if staying in the heritage red railway coaches (Brisbane to Townsville Mail Train), is absolutely amazing. Beautiful restored with queen bed accommodation, en...

2Thank James B
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A must stop along the Savannah Way. The staff are super efficient, friendly and our camper trailer site just perfect. Amenities clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the tubes which are so unique. Our Savannah Guide was first Class. Only suggestion is that after returning to the resort for a cuppa, it was disappointing not to be able to...

1Thank EMB5
Bram C, Owner at Undara Experience, responded to this review

G'day EMB5, Thanks so much for your feedback after your recent visit to Undara. I believe the only way to improve our product is by getting feedback from our visitors so thank you for taking the time to let us know. I will follow up with our Manager about your suggestion. Have a Great Day! Bram

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2016

It's a pretty awe inspiring thing to walk through these gigantic tunnels created by lava flows. Tour was well run, and the camp site was clean and tidy. Couldn't ask for more really. Worth a stop for sure.

1Thank Groovetrain77
Noosaville, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A must do trip, stay overnight in bush camp/caravan sites or renovated train carriages for a touch of luxury. Open air bar and restaurant, very rustic settings, very clean amenities, great pool like an oasis in the bush. Pulled our van in for one overnight stay then attended the Arch way Undara Volcanic Lava caves tours with guide into National...

1Thank wendee n
Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2016

stayed 2 nights in april had a nice van site clean toilet/shower very well set up x railway carriges converted to accomadation had a realy good tour of the tubes as well as a lovely sunset tour with a great guide with wine and nibbles .went for a drive for a nice walk up the side of a small crater...

2Thank john b
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place, middle of nowhere, so quiet and peaceful. The villas were sensational, clean, very comfortable and well equipped. Went on the sunset tour into the caves and watched the bats fly out past the snakes, such a great experience, would highly recommend it to other Australian tourists as well as international guests. The staff of the park...

1Thank Leesa H
Mitcham, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We visited Undara and stayed one night in one of the comfortable air conditioned cabins. All staff were welcoming. The sunset tour and the Archway tours were both great and were very interesting and enjoyable. The food choice and quality was very good. Much better than what we were expecting. Being so close to nature in the natural bush surroundings...

Thank Bazz S
Kuranda, Australia
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We stayed in the Pioneer Huts for two nights and enjoyed the privacy and the great view from the deck. The bushwalks are great and the lava tubes tour is unique and very informative. Staff is very helpful and friendly and their Bush Breakfast a must. However, the dinner menue is not very exciting and the meals are presented in...

Thank Obiwan65

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UNDARA EXPERIENCE – AUSTRALIA’S ACCESSIBLE OUTBACK! Only 3½ hours drive from Cairns and four hours from Townsville in Tropical North Queensland Australia, Undara can be easily accessed via the Savannah Way by conventional vehicle and is situated right on the edge of the Undara Volcanic National Park. The Undara Lava Tubes are a world class natural geological phenomenon. Huge tubes formed approximately 190,000 years ago; molten lava drained out under a thick cooler crust, leaving a series of long, hollow tubes. Today, Undara’s highly trained Savannah Guides conduct small group tours from the natural Bush Resort, into the lava tubes where visitors marvel at this incredible geological wonder. Booking Essential ... more   less 

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Address: Savannah Way, Undara Volcanic National Park, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Undara Volcanic National Park
Price Range: ₹ 8,137 - ₹ 10,197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Undara Experience 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Book the railway carriages for that 'extra experience'”
 of 5 bubbles JennyD988, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Close to the restuarant”
 of 5 bubbles Nanpops48, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Accommodation: railway carriages, cabins, powered/non-powered sites, camping sites. All can use central meals area.”
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 of 5 bubbles Scotty2525, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room further away from the outdoor TV area is probably better for light sleepers”
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 of 5 bubbles 142loism, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go to the crater on the way out for more spectacular views”
 of 5 bubbles 175PaulW175, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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