• Retreat and Lodges
  • Star Ratings
  • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
  • Ecotourism Certified (EA)
  • Australian Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association
  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
  • Tourism Council Australia
  • QLD - Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Bar
  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Laundry
  • Open Fireplace
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 5 Stars

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

Exclusive Private Luxury Retreat
Enjoy outstanding views of the Gilbert River
Sunset view from the Hut
Enjoy a champagne in the luxurious bathtub with uninterrupted views of the sunset
Aerial photo of Gilberton Outback Retreat
View on guided walk
4WD touring at Gilberton Outback Retreat
Fossicking for gold at Gilberton Outback Retreat
A piece of Gilberton gold
Mustering by horseback at Gilberton Outback Retreat

Available Room Types

  • The Hut

    Perched on top of a bluff above the Gilbert River, ‘The Hut’ 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 Hut’ 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 hut 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 Hut'. There are no phones, television or internet available allowing guests to truly escape, relax and digital detox.

    BlanketsKettleKitchenetteKitchenwareLinen suppliedMinibarPrivate BathroomRefrigeratorShowerTea/Coffee making facilitiesToaster

    room rate not specified