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    Lions Den Hotel

    398 Shipton Flat Road, Helensvale, Gold Coast, Queensland 4895, Australia
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    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible8%
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    Reviewed 9 November 2017

    Really is a must stop at place on your way to Cooktown. We stayed the night in their "clamping Tents", very roomy but no toilet or shower which was a bit of a let down. You can spend all night just reading the walls of...More

    Thank chleone
    Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

    Good outback pub with loads of bush character. The waterhole is so so but there arent any crocs! We didn't stay overnight but they have live music on the weekends which would probably warrant a stay. Well worth a visit if you're in the Cook...More

    Thank Stephen B
    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    The Lions den is a great historical pub in the rainforest FNQ. It has great atmosphere , cold beers and good pizza. It’s also a great place to camp or go for a swim in the Mungumby Creek. They often have live music, and is...More

    Thank Larissa H
    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    How smart of our organised Oztours guide to pull in here to give us some thirst quenchers as a respite from sightseeing! Nice shady outdoor area and some really interesting exhibits in the museum area, and the bar itself is well worth a look. Could...More

    Thank Colin S
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    My family and I were checking out the sites on our visit to Cooktown and enjoyed lunch at the Lions Den. Pizza and chicken snitzel was delicious and beer was cold. Friendly service. Little museum history of how it all began was interesting. Kids loved...More

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    1 March 2017|
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    Response from SueGreg123 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, if you are just camping the fees are very cheap. There were 2 of us and they only charged $10 total for the tent site. There is a toilet and shower block available along with the bar with well priced drinks and great... More
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    "No rooms have bathroom facilities so get as close to shower block as possible"
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    "Travelling later in the season is great as the mangos were coming into season and there were many to be had..."
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    "we camped by the creek"
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    "If you like quiet don't go on a long weekend."
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