Cobbold Gorge tours and accommodation are only a six-hour drive from Cairns or Townsville. Whether you come by train, plane or automobile, making your way to the heart of the Gulf Savannah to experience the outback wonder of Cobbold Gorge, is no hassle. We’re pleased to provide all the details and options here, for your convenience and trip planning.
Most conventional vehicles will handle the journey to Cobbold Gorge with ease, including those towing caravans. Road conditions are subject to change so please ensure you contact us or the Etheridge Shire Council for up-to-date road conditions. At the end of the road you will find excellent camping and caravanning facilities as well as a range of ensuite cabins and accommodation.
Day Tours from Forsayth are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April to October. Departing Goldfields Hotel at 10am, they take you to Cobbold Village for lunch and include the 1.30pm guided Cobbold Gorge tour. They return to Forsayth at 5.30pm and the price includes all transfers. Bookings are essential. Subject to availability. Times may vary, confirmation will be provided at time of booking.
Another option is to join one of the many extended touring operations, which visit various locations across the Gulf Savannah and Tropical North Queensland. These organized tours are not operated by Cobbold Gorge Tours, but do include our fabulous destination. Each offers its own unique itinerary, with various departure points and durations, it really is only a matter of picking which best suits you.
To make the most of your North Queensland outback holiday, contact us for friendly advice on accommodation, tours, self-drive options, activities to suit children and other useful tips about visiting the area. A minimum stay of three days is recommended to fully appreciate what’s on offer around Cobbold Gorge, but you really should allow a few days more to explore more of the Gulf Savannah’s diverse natural wonders. Please Note: Cobbold Gorge Tours and Village is open from 1 April (or Easter if earlier) until 31 October annually. We are closed at other times, due to access and weather.
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