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Cobbold Gorge Tours

Forsayth, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4062 5470
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poor customer service and information

i was looking forward to a gorge cruise, I explained over the phone that my husband was older an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
swincer
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Mission Beach, Australia
Outback Beauty

What a perfect spot to enjoy & learn about the area; natural habitats for local fauna as well as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth D
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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 1 November - through 31 March annually (or Easter if earlier).
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Forsayth, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i was looking forward to a gorge cruise, I explained over the phone that my husband was older an not medically fit to do the walk up and around the top of the gorge but was told it was a relatively short and easy walk...More

Thank swincer
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect spot to enjoy & learn about the area; natural habitats for local fauna as well as local flora both edible & useful. The walking tour with Sara (while very hot) was made enjoyable & informative with many laughs. The hot walk concluded...More

Thank Elizabeth D
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for your wonderful review and for letting others know about your recent stay and tour at Cobbold Gorge. The temperature is sure starting to climb as we enter our final month of operations for 2017. We are a seasonal business open...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE JEWEL IN THE OUTBACK'S CROWN! The Gorge itself is a natural beauty and I'm almost glad that it is so hard to get to because only the truly intrepid make the journey. While they have staggering high numbers come through, I can just imagine...More

Thank PeterMiddo
CobboldGorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear PeterMiddo, how wonderful to hear you loved your visit to Cobbold Gorge. It is certainly a natural beauty and an amazing experience for those who do make the journey into the Gulf Savannah region. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour for the family. Especially loved the boat ride through the gorge. Graham the guide was very knowledgeable. We also tried the paddle boarding. If you book two tours, you get the second half price. The paddle boarding experience was very tranquil and lots...More

Thank Karen D
CobboldGorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Karen D, thank you for your review and for visiting Cobbold Gorge. Fantastic to hear you did both the 3 hour gorge tour and the Stand Up Paddle boarding tour. They are very different and both very special tours to experience the amazing structure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cobbold Gorge Tour, led by experienced and informative Savvanah Guides, is the only way to see the gorge. Climb to the top of the gorge along a well kept track and look into it from above; cruise through the gorge in a quiet boat...More

Thank jchbuz
CobboldGorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jchbuz, you are spot on! Great review and well said. You have provided a detailed review of the 3 hour gorge tour for TripAdvisor readers to understand the elements of this tour, well done. Thank you for visiting and for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great 3 nights, fabulous camp ground with fantastic fire pits. The amenities are so clean, even have bath mats and hand towels. Enjoyed the 3 hour tour in the morning, pity it didn't include a cuppa at the end like so many other...More

Thank KathR001
CobboldGorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi KathR001, thanks for your lovely review and great to hear you had an enjoyable and relaxing stay with us. We are very proud of our amenities and facilities and what the owners have created for others to enjoy. Fantastic you go to enjoy the...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Did the half day tour Really enjoyed the commentary Learnt a lot Staff professional and very friendly Able to keep tge jokes and the commentary fresh despite the numerous repeats Well done guys!

Thank Njays
CobboldGorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Njays, great to hear your tour was educational and entertaining. Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience with others.

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Visited cobbold gorge because of the natural wonder of the place and we were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful and serene the village is. So very worth the miles to this remote place. We had an ensuite cabin. We provided our own breakfasts and lunches...More

Thank jays4
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear jays4, Thank you for visiting Cobbold Gorge and staying with us. It sounds like you had a wonderful busy 3 days. Well done for undertaking the walks and visiting the agate gemfields, there is plenty to do around the region. Thanks for your review...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I wouldnt recommend this to everyone. I think they havent got the tour organised well. We got picked up by bus at Forsyth and taken out to the resort but we had so much time to kill, then lunch ( included in tour) I had...More

Thank Jacki W
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Jacki, Thank you for your feedback. Cobbold Gorge Tours has been operating for 23 years as a Savannah Guide Enterprise (protectors and interpreters of the Outback) and our overwhelming response from guests is that we indeed have got it right. Going on a guided...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Cobbold Gorge is well worth the drive in. The friendly staff, the facilities, such as pool, restaurant, camp ground and tours are all of a very high standard. We did the combined full day tour with the Gorge tour. The tour was run by a...More

Thank 66bruce15
cobboldgorge, Director of Sales at Cobbold Gorge Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear 66bruce15, Thank you for visiting Cobbold Gorge Tours and for taking the time to review your experience for other travellers. It is wonderful to hear you had a great stay with us and enjoyed the Ultimate Outback Adventure full day tour. Ron, our guide,...More

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acaciar0se
27 November 2016|
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Response from visitforsaytth | Property representative |
Hello Acaciar0se, thanks for your questions. Firstly you can visit Cobbold Gorge via the Savannahlander Train journey. This is a 4 day package ex Cairns and stops at Chillagoe, Cobbold Gorge and Undara. It is a popular and... More
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