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Takarakka Bush Resort & Caravan Park

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Takarakka Bush Resort is the perfect base to explore Queensland’s stunning Carnarvon Gorge, located in Carnarvon National Park. Open all year round, choose from spacious accommodation plus powered or unpowered camp sites all in a tranquil bush setting - perfect for a private getaway, or time out with family and friends. Be as active or chilled out as you like with informative guided tours, fabulous roast dinners, kids’ activities in the school holidays, a well-stocked general store including souvenirs, beer and wine plus excellent facilities available. Guests love the peace, tranquillity and vibrancy of life as nature intended it. Escape everyday life to a hidden gem. Explore & discover the magical secrets of the gorge. Unwind & relax in beautiful bush surrounds. Connect with nature & those around you. You’ll need an average of 4 to 6 days to fully explore, relax and experience.
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Emerald Airport167 km
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in one of the ensuite tents. Loved it. Very comfortable and, despite the high 30 degrees at day time, it was nice an cool in the tent at night time. No need for the fan. The wildlife is stunning in the resort....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank AndreaF6365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have managed to keep the ambience as natural as possible, which we really appreciated. Staff were excellent & all went out of their way to be helpful, which was great as we are usually freecampers by choice ! Not their fault we were stuck...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Tansy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our failure to secure accommodation at the Carnarvon Gorge Lodge which was closed down until March 2019, we managed to secure a newly built Studio Cabin which we were given at a discount rate. We were extremely happy with the accommodation which was spotlessly...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Katie1108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a week here to do all the day walks in the Carnarvon National Park and to reconnoitre the first two sections of the Carnarvon Great Walk. Takarakka is about the only bush resort near the National Park that is open all year round and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Geoff M
Response from Takabus, Manager at Takarakka Bush Resort & Caravan ParkResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very lucky to have the perfect positioning regardless of any unexpected extreme weather. The stunning Carnarvon Creek which surrounds Takarakka is a welcome relief from the heat. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big campground with nice big sites. Excellent shady spots. We were with 4 families and were grouped together. Did all the hikes and enjoyed the daily happy hour at the campground. One of our best camping holidays.More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Feikje L
Response from Takabus, Manager at Takarakka Bush Resort & Caravan ParkResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. Takarakka certainly is the place to be, and to top it off after a day in the gorge, the bush bar is always very well received. We hope to see you again with all your friends, to create some more...More

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Martin D
25 July 2017|
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Response from Takabus | Property representative |
Hi Martin, If you are planning a trip between Christmas and New Years you can certainly expect hot weather. It is our off peak season and generally very quiet because of the heat. The road in is now entirely bitumen so not... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from Takabus | Property representative |
Hi All, Actually the road is now all fully sealed. It's brilliant! You definitely wont need 4WD you could come in on a skateboard with the road as smooth as a baby's bottom. Carnarvon Gorge is a walking destination with... More
24 March 2017|
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Response from Takabus | Property representative |
Hi The Ensuite Taka Safari Tents sure do have a fan, and a bar fridge with small freezer. Takarakka also offers a delicious Roast Dinner on Tues, Thur & Sundays too. You'll need to book in advance to get in for this as it is... More
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"We recommend the Studio Cabin accommodation providing a compact but very clean and comfortable alternative..."
3 weeks ago
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"The Taka tents with ensuites are at back of resort and very peaceful."
12 Oct. 2018
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"A must to go on all there bush walk."
2 Oct. 2018
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"This is for budget to luxury."
17 Sep. 2018
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