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Get­ting there Cob­bold Gorge Vil­lage is 43 kilo­me­tres from For­sayth, and 420 kilo­me­tres from Cairns via the Sa­van­nah Way drive to Ge­orge­town. Stay­ing there

COB­BOLD GORGE VIL­LAGE is the only on-site ac­com­mo­da­tion (en suite cab­ins and camp­sites). THE GOLDFIELDS HO­TEL in For­sayth, also a Terry fam­ily prop­erty, is another op­tion and gorge tours pick up there. Eat­ing there

Hearty out­back tucker can be had at the VIL­LAGE or GOLDFIELDS HO­TEL. Play­ing there

COB­BOLD VIL­LAGE/GORGE is open 1 April to 31 Oc­to­ber. Over­look­ing the dam, the in­fin­ity pool has a swim-up bar, rarely seen this far out­back.The gorge is only ac­ces­si­ble via guided tour from Cob­bold Vil­lage. Half-days in­clude flat-bot­tom boat and bush­walk­ing; full days go fur ther afield and add agate fos­sick­ing. Pad­dle­board­ing and scenic he­li­copter flights can also be booked sep­a­rately. More in­for­ma­tion cob­bold­

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