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Address: Agate, Creek St, Forsayth, Queensland 4871, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4062 5470
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Deep in the heart of the Gulf Savannah region of Far North Queensland is a...

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 11 November 2016 through 31 March 2017.

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Magnificent Cobbold

A MUST see don't delay amazing place with equally amazing staff and facilities. This place has it all walking trails, tours, helicopter rides, good food, great infinity pool and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Mackay, Australia
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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A MUST see don't delay amazing place with equally amazing staff and facilities. This place has it all walking trails, tours, helicopter rides, good food, great infinity pool and an amazing genuine hospitality second to none

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear Milodog66, Thank you for visiting Cobbold Gorge and doing the Gorge Tour. How wonderful to hear a great time with us. Yes, our staff are awesome and the Gorge amazing. Please come back and visit another day. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The outback of Queensland can be dry, brown and barren but there are oases where the body and soul can be refreshed, such a haven is Cobbold Gorge. In the outback the gorge is a sanctuary of refreshment where water flows between sandstone cliffs and produces an amazing array of dazzling reflections. Look closely and you may spot the freshwater... More 

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear LoveScene, Thank you for your lovely review and your honest evaluation of Cobbold Gorge. A six hour drive from Cairns lands you in the most tranquil ancient landscape which we hope everyone can share. We hope you will visit us again. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited the Cobbold Gorge as part of our Queensland Rail 6 day Gulflander Savannahlander tour. Ben our Savannah Guide provided excellent information about the plants and wildlife in the area during the walking tour. Also showed us some aboriginal art on a rock face on the way to the escarpment looking down into the gorge. Then it was onto... More 

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear Ian B, This country we call home is certainly Unique. The many natural attractions of Australia really shine in Outback QLD. So glad to hear you enjoyed the Gulf Savannahlander Rail journey. It is very popular and we are so proud to be part of this wonderful package and opportunity for people to see the real deal. We hope... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cobbold gorge was a place worth visiting. The solor powered boats were so quite which enabled you to take in your surroundings

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear rosebud56gs, thank you for your lovely review. So glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and found everything to be "magnificent". We love showing off our backyard especially when it is loved by our guests as much as by us. Thanks. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Have been trying to get to Cobbald for over three years and finally got there. It was more than I expected freindly staff great infinity pool above average food and the accommodation was better than I had anticipated. By the way fuel in Georgetown was cheaper than Townsville and Cairns.

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Hi Terry F, thank you for taking the time to review the Tour of Cobbold Gorge. Shame it has taken three years to get her, but now you have found us maybe you can visit again. Great to hear you found the customer service to be of a high level along with the facilities, meals and accommodation. Good tip on... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The tour is great at this time of year as only a few people on it due to the heat and looming end of season. Gorge is cool.

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Thank Wendy W
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, good to hear you really enjoyed your tour and time with us at Cobbold. Yes, our numbers do lighten off in late October due to the heat and impending wet season. The rain determines our seasonality as people would be greatly disappointed to come all the way out and not be able to see the gorge. We must... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A 'must see' attraction of the Etheridge Shire region of Far North Qld, this tour is well structured with an informative walk across the sandstone and conglomerate formations accompanied by a most enjoyable and educative boat trip through the Cobbold Gorge. The Cobbold Gorge resort offers quality accommodation and meals in a very attractive and pleasant bush setting.

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear AngusMRobinson, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of Cobbold Gorge Tours to the TripAdvisor community. We are stoked to hear you think our Gorge to be outstanding and a must see. We are very proud of the resort and tours and really enjoy it when our guests take away the same sense of beauty that... More 

Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were surprised at the high standard of amenities at Cobbold Gorge. The infinity pool is well positioned with views of the dam. The food and service was excellent. We loved the sense of community which underpinned the entire operations. Harry, the helicopter pilot has just completed a retrieval of a stock man on a neighbouring property, who had broken... More 

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear Diotima_Aus, What a lovely thing to hear, that we exceeded your expectations. This is our ultimate goal for every guest so thank you for sharing this with us. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and all the amenities/facilities we off along with the professional tour guides, meals and accommodation. We hope you will be back with friends... More 

Kirwan, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have just returned from a 2 day camping trip to Cobbold gorge. From the moment we drove in we were pleasantly surprised by the facilities out there. The campsite is spacious and the amenities block were very clean and well set out. For campers and caravaners there are Bbqs, camp kitchen, laundry, fire pits, kayaks on the dam, as... More 

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear C8125JEcindyb, WOW. What a lovely review. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and great to hear you loved the resort and gorge. We love hearing how our guests found their visit and we hope to continue to improve and make our business the best it can be. Hope to see you again one day. More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We bought a package which included two nights accommodation in a Boundary Hut, all meals, the gorge tour and helicopter flight. Our accommodation was basic, clean and comfortable with a view. The gorge tour with Ron was very informative and quite amazing. While having lunch and a cold drink on the deck, almost in the tree branches, we reflected on... More 

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cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Dear Geoff, I am at a bit of a loss for words. What a lovely review. It sounds like you had a very special time at Cobbold, which we hope all our guests experience. We are very fortunate to live and work in an amazing location and we love to share this with our guests. We look forward to welcoming... More 

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