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Cobbold Gorge Tours

MS 1699, Forsayth, Queensland 4871, Australia
07 4062 5470
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Forsayth
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Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 and tours. Cruise the gorge to explore its ancient geological landforms and the savannah wonderland with expert, guided tours. « less
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The tour itself requires that it be provided by one of two accredited tour organisations, because the Gorge was discovered as recently as 1991 and lacks almost all safety features, like railings and fences. However, once you arrive at the Cobbold Gorge's impressively modern tourist complex, you are taken on a large bus over and through dry river beds, twisting,... More

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

great experience, helpful staff, good meals , and Alex the tour guild you are a champ mate, a great guide that can have a joke. loved it. from luke, Colette, ben, Brian ( clock)and Evelyn..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went and stayed for two nights at Cobbold Gorge and went on the gorge tour. It is an amazing tour in such beautiful surroundings. You'll be sorry if you don't go see it. We will go back.

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Peeramon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What an attraction and an experience - that alone will bring us back in the future but on top of that the staff offered a premium service to top off the experience. We booked with Melanie over the phone and arranged our site for staying 3 nights and going on the tour of the gorge (We extended to stay another... More

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were only going to stay for a couple of days but of course ended up staying longer. As you drive into the village the first thing you see is the infinity pool overlooking the dam, stunning. The bushwalk and tour of the gorge itself was amazing, photos don't do it justice. Our guides Alex & Gemma were fantastic, very... More

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CobboldGorgeTours, Daily Operations Manager at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a review about your stay at Cobbold Gorge. We do have a pretty special piece of Australia as our back yard. The road from Forsayth to Cobbold Gorge (our front gates) is maintained by the Etheridge Shire Council meaning we are not allowed to touch it with our machines. They have advised us that they are keeping... More

Mooloolaba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We decided to head to Cobbold George not that far from Georgetown. We took our 21 foot Caravan and although were going for 1 night stayed 3 it was that good. Road out to Gorge was Great with mainly Dirt but in good condition. Caravan sites were excellent with tiered sections on river pebble with water and power. The gorge... More

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Ballan, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I visited the Gorge a few years ago, but only as a day visit. This time, due to the connections between the the two iconic trains servicing this region, I was able to stay 2 nights. The highlight has to be the Gorge tour on those delightful, silent boats which enables one to really absorb the natural ambience of this... More

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cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I stayed for one night at Cobbold Gorge on our way to Karumba - myself and a 14 and 15yr old. We stayed in the boundary suites. The road out to Cobbold is pretty good - about 30kms of sealed road and the rest unsealed, but the road was ok, even though I did not have a 4WD. The pool... More

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Herberton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

One of the true gems of the North Queensland Outback,the staff were friendly and courteous, I visited cobalt gorge not knowing what to expect and was very surprised at how beautiful this place was lots to see fresh water crocodiles majestic scenery a caravan park with facilities for the kids to play a great experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Cobbold Gorge is at the end of a very rough ride from Forsayth, but it's well worth the trip. The Gorge is beautiful, the tour interesting and the guide informative. The infinity pool was welcomed on a hot day.

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