Escape to Takarakka Bush Resort Carnarvon Gorge. Open all year round and fabulous in every season.
Choose from a range of accommodation options to suit your taste and budget, from spacious caravan and camping sites to en-suited cabins, safari Taka tents, or luxury studios.
Discover Queensland's premier National Park and top tourist attraction with loads of things to see and do. A haven for both guests and wildlife nestled in a natural wonderland.
Explore the depths of the Carnarvon Gorge Queensland, with its ancient sandstone cliffs and rich indigenous history and rock art. Walk the well kept tracks to discover abundant plant and wildlife, and the songs of colourful birds a plenty.
Cook up a heart warming meal in the camp kitchens and relax and enjoy the camp fires or book in for a delicious two course roast dinner as a treat after a big day out. There's plenty of things to do while exploring the Carnarvon Gorge. Take a guided walk, scenic flight, sunset and astronomy tour to unlock the secrets of this special place.
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Discover ancient Aboriginal rock art and allow yourself to be blown away by the beauty of the Carnarvon Gorge. The Boolimba Bluff towers 200 metres above Carnarvon Creek and is accessed by a track that passes through a diverse range of habitats - from forests full of ancient ferns, to rugged rocky outcrops dotted with giant boulders.
If you are a birdwatcher or nature lover, you'll be interested to know that more than 170 species of bird can be found in this area. It's best to do the Boolimba Bluff walk in the early morning when it's still cool as there are several very steep sections that will have you working up a sweat.
The 6.4 kilometre return trail is accessed via the visitor area in the Boolimba Bluff section of the Carnarvon National Park. It is a difficult grade and will take about three hours to complete....
Carnarvon Gorge offers camping in the Carnarvon Gorge visitor area during the Easter, winter and spring Queensland school holidays. Book early for seasonal camping in the visitor area to avoid disappointment. Big Bend camping area, reached by a 9.7 kilometre walk, is open all year.
Remote camping in other sections of the park is also available. Mount Moffatt has four camping areas, each with a limited number of camp sites. Ka ka Mundi and Salvator Rosa offer bush camping experiences.
Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site. Book your camp site and purchase your camping permit in advance. Bookings can be made on-line, over the counter or by phone....
Camping in the Carnarvon Gorge day-use area is only permitted during the Easter, winter and spring Queensland school holidays. Big Bend camping area, reached by a 9.7 kilometre walk, is open all year. Remote camping in other areas of the park is also available.
Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.
Rolleston is in the southeast of Queensland's Central Highlands and is the nearest town to the world renowned Carnarvon Gorge and Carnarvon National Park. Rolleston is 70 kilometres east of Springsure and can be reached by travelling along the Great Inland Way.
A journey through Arcadia Valley, once home to the indigenous 'Karinal' tribe, takes you to the unusual Lake Nuga Nuga, believed by the tribe to be the home of the mythological male and female Rainbow Serpents (Mundagarri) living under the two peaks dominating the lake's northern shoreline.
Boasting a diverse pastoral history, the township of Rolleston is also famous for the notorious Patrick and James Kenniff - Queensland's last legendary bushrangers.
The boundary rider's hut from Purbook has been resited and restored at Beazley Park as a memorial to the area's pioneers. Rolleston is also the closest town to Lake Nuga Nuga and sits above a natural gas field....