Gilberton Outback Retreat

Retreat and Lodges

Unplug, unwind and recharge in the exclusive luxury of Gilberton Outback Retreat. Located on an 88,000 acre 8th generation working cattle station in the stunning goldfields country of northern Queensland, this is an all-inclusive hand-crafted outback experience, rich in cultural, gold mining and cattle production history.

Perched atop a bluff over the Gilbert River, the private retreat offers the ultimate in understated luxury. Wake up in the king bed or take a luxurious bath with uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding rugged landscape.

Head out with a family guide on a four-wheel buggy for seasonal mustering and station activities; take a four-wheel drive tour to explore gold mining relics or have a go at gold fossicking; discover the local flora and fauna of this nature refuge; have fun in the homestead dam; enjoy sunset drinks on Mt Nation or simply just soak up the tranquility.

Meals and beverages are all-inclusive and include dinner at the homestead enjoying sunset drinks and a delicious wholesome country meal with the family, or enjoyed in the comfort and intimacy of the retreat.

Time stops when you venture into the extraordinary land of Gilberton Outback Retreat. Come as a guest, leave as a friend!


24 Hour Reception 5 Stars Australian Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association Australian Tourism Accreditation Bar Barbeque Blankets Carpark Ecotourism Certified (EA) Kettle Kitchenette Kitchenware Laundry Linen supplied Minibar Nature Tourism Certified Open Fireplace Outdoor Furniture Private Bathroom Queensland Tourism Industry Council Refrigerator Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Shower Star Ratings Tea/Coffee making facilities The Ecotourism Association of Australia Toaster Tourism Council Australia


Perched on top of a bluff above the Gilbert River, the retreat is built from local stone and timber and hosts a pillow-topped king bed and luxurious bathtub with uninterrupted panoramic views. Step into this unique piece of Gilberton, and enjoy a welcome platter and bottle of champagne on arrival. Appreciate the luxurious robes, waffle slippers, bathroom products and little treats scattered throughout. The retreat is designed to captivate the beauty of this rugged landscape and is the perfect place for guests to immerse themselves in harmony with nature’s beauty in understated luxury.

The retreat has a fully self-contained kitchen, where guests can enjoy their breakfast hamper, tea, coffee and snacks at any time of the day. Guests enjoy a lunch hamper or dine in, dependent on activities; dinner is offered at the homestead, enjoying sunset drinks on the deck and a delicious wholesome country meal with the family or brought to guests to enjoy in the comfort and intimacy of the retreat.

There are no phones, television or internet available allowing guests to truly escape, relax and digital detox.

Blankets Kettle Kitchenette Kitchenware Linen supplied Minibar Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Tea/Coffee making facilities Toaster


From AU$800.00

Prices are AUD800 per person per night, minimum two nights.
Price is fully inclusive of all meals, drinks, tours and experiences.

Trading Times

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am

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