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Gilberton Outback Retreat

Time stops when you venture into the extraordinary land of Gilberton Outback Retreat. Experience the unexpected and encounter a unique and genuine Australian outback experience that will stay with you forever.

Located 450kms west of Townsville in a remote part of Northern Australia, you will experience the true meaning of the outback while staying in the comfort of an extraordinary, luxurious hut with uninterrupted views of the Gilbert River and Gilberton Station.  

Do as much or as little and you like. Take a tour or simply sit back, relax and watch the time go by while all your needs are being taken care of.  Explore the working cattle station, rich in modern and ancient history, hike, fish, find your own piece of gold, or soak up the native flora and fauna. At the end of the day we invite you to enjoy evening drinks and nibbles with our ‘dinky di’ bush family.

Experience this exclusive wilderness with the current family of this 8th generation working cattle station. A small family business, we cater to the individual, inviting you to be a part of our family and share in our love of this land. The price for this unique, 5 star experience is inclusive of accommodation, tours, all meals and alcohol.

We look forward to welcoming you to Gilberton Outback Retreat, your exclusive private luxury escape.

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Room Amenities

  Ceiling Fans
  Full Size Refrigerator
  Dining Setting
  Stove top
  Laundry Facilities
  Air Conditioning
  Ipod Dock
  Mini Bar
  Complimentary fruit
  Hair Dryer
  Linen and Towels
  Shower - separate
  Dining Facilities
  Room Service
  Complimentary Toiletries
  Tea/Coffee Making

Hotel Amenities

  Free Parking
  BBQ Area
  24 hour Porterage
  24 Hour Room Service
  Pillow Menu
  24 hour Reception



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Fares or prices displayed when booking online or on this site may not include taxes or airport charges and are subject provider availability. The general booking/enquiry form constitutes a request only and we do not guarantee fares or prices until the booking has been confirmed by Gilberton Outback Rretreat and paid for. charter flights by fixed wing aircraft or helicopter costs can change at any time. Routing restrictions and other special conditions may apply. Taxes, airport charges and any additional costs will be advised to you when your booking is confirmed. 

Bookings made through the booking engine also constitute a request, and the correctness of this request in regards to abiding by the rules of the fare as stated is the responsibility of you, we do not guarantee the fare quoted until the booking is confirmed by Gilberton Outback retreat. Air charter companies may change their prices without notice. 

The timings shown on your ticket will be reconfirmation on both OUTBOUND and INBOUND journeys. All packages offered are subject to availability and price variation until the balance is paid.

Acknowledgement of your booking request will be sent via e-mail or telephone call within 48 hours of your request being received. Please ensure you check your e-mail regularly. Payment must be received within 72 hours of booking confirmation .. Failure to pay for tickets within this time results in automatic cancellation of the booking. We accept no responsibility for loss incurred due to automatic cancellation or failure of e-mail delivery.

We require a full payment up front Retreat package and flights should you decide to take that option. This is charged per person and deducted from your balance. Money refund will only be refunded one month prior to travel . I month inside of the date of arrival will be a non-refundable if you should cancel. 
Cancellation fee will occur.

We accept card payment via the booking engine Credit card payments are accepted however fees will apply.

If you are eligible for a refund once a booking has been cancelled, the balance less any non-refundable amounts and cancellation fees will be forwarded to you upon receipt of the refund.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you are aware of any health requirements for your travel destination and to ensure that you carry all necessary vaccination documentation. . Guests will be requested to sign waiver and indemnity to ensure you are of fit health to go on any excursion on the retreat. 

The Australian government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade regularly updates travel advice on various destinations. We recommend that you refer to the latest updates before you book and before you travel.


Upon Entering Gilberton Station/Outback Retreat I hereby waiver any liability to sue 
I am being permitted to prospect, camp, bird watching, bush walk , mountain bike riding or participate in any way within the designated Boundary of Gilberton Station, I hereby acknowledges and agree that the nature of my camping activity, it would be unreasonable for Gilberton Station to be in any way responsible for injury , death or loss of income and could involve the risk of serious injury and/or death . I agree if riding an ATV it is my responsibility to act responsible and wear helmet and other protective gear. I hereby to the full extent permitted by law, waive all my legal rights of action against and fully releases Gilberton station/Outback retreat for any such loss, damage or death what so ever arising out of/ or in relation to my participation by me, entering Gilberton station permitted by Gilberton station. 

Gilberton Outback Retreat accepts no responsibly for personal expenses, incurred by any guest however instigated, it is suggested that personal travel & medical insurance is taken out to cover any unforeseen incident that could or might occur during your travels. Guest also must cover any medical expenses, medical evacuation if needed. Gilberton Outback Retreat is not responsible for any loss, damage or theft of personal belongings personal injury, death, accident or any illness however caused. We are not liable for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expenses or inconvenience caused by your acts, omissions or defaults, your state of health, medical condition or circumstances or other reasons which are beyond our control. 

I further acknowledge and agree that I have undertaken the activity freely, voluntarily and absolutely at my own risk and with a full appreciation of the nature and extent of all risks that could be involved. This wavier and indemnity shall bind me and my executors. I have read this release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk and indemnity agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up any rights by signing it, and have signed it freely and voluntarily without any inducement, assurance or guarantee being made to me and intend my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. 

Under the personal injuries proceedings act 2002, the civil liability act 2003 and the trade practices act 1974. I hereby releases, waives, discharges and covenants not to pursue any claims demands or suits towards the directors / family / caretaker or employees of Gilberton station. Ticking this box you declare of taking full responsibility of your own acts, travels and wellbeing during you stay at Gilberton Outback Retreat and wavier any such.

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