Gilberton Outback Retreat Experience Package

Allow yourself time to fully appreciate a stay at Gilberton Outback Retreat.  Enjoy all that Gilberton has to offer and experience our way of life, staying in the comfort and luxury of the private retreat accommodation.

As our exclusive guests, we tailor your experience entirely to your needs. Do as much or as little as you please. All activities, meals and tours are inclusive, so all you need to do is choose your adventure or simply just soak up the tranquility.

Cost: $800 per person per night. Minimum 2 nights.

Fly and Stay

Arrive in Style

Enjoy an Australian Sparkling wine and cheese board while you settle into the comfortable leather seats of your air-conditioned Seneca fixed-wing plane. After a scenic 1hr 15-minute flight, you will arrive at the exclusive Gilberton Outback Retreat for your Outback Retreat Experience.

*Subject to availability of plane and accommodation.

 

Fly Option 1: Overnight

Day 1: Depart Townsville (approx 1-2pm), overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Includes all activities, meals and tours.

Day 2: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquillity at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Depart Gilberton (approx 1-2pm) for your return flight to Townsville.

Cost: 1 night including flights for 2 guests $3580

 

Fly Option 2: Multi Day

Day 1:  Depart Townsville (approx 1-2pm), overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Includes all activities, meals and tours.

Day 2: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquillity at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat.

Day 3: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquility at Gilberton Outback Retreat, Depart Gilberton (approx 1-2pm) for your return flight to Townsville.

Cost: 2 nights including flights for 2 guests $6180

*additional nights available, cost on application.

Helicopter and Outback Retreat

The most scenic arrival

Enjoy an Australian Sparkling wine and cheese board while you settle into the comfortable leather seats of your air-conditioned Robinson 44 Helicopter. After a scenic 2-hour flight, you will arrive at the exclusive Gilberton Outback Retreat for your Outback Retreat Experience.

*Subject to availability of helicopter and accommodation.

 

Heli Option 1: Overnight

Day 1: Depart Townsville (approx 1-2pm), overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Includes all activities, meals and tours.

Day 2: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquillity at Gilberton Outback Retreat, Depart Gilberton (approx 1-2pm) for your return flight to Townsville.

Cost: 1 night including flights for 2 guests $4600

 

Heli Option 2: Multi Day

Day 1:  Depart Townsville (approx 1-2pm), overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Includes all activities, meals and tours.

Day 2: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquillity at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat.

Day 3: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquility at Gilberton Outback Retreat, Depart Gilberton (approx 1-2pm) for your return flight to Townsville.

Cost: 2 nights including flights for 2 guests $7800

*additional nights available, cost on application.

 

Heli Option 3: 2 Nights plus Cobbold Gorge scenic flight transfer

Day 1:  Depart Townsville (approx 1-2pm), overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Includes all activities, meals and tours.

Day 2: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquillity at Gilberton Outback Retreat. Helicopter transfer to Cobbold Gorge (tour cost additional). Overnight at Gilberton Outback Retreat.

Day 3: Your choice of adventure or soak up the tranquility at Gilberton Outback Retreat, Depart Gilberton (approx 1-2pm) for your return flight to Townsville.

Cost: 2 nights including flights for 2 guests $8700 

Cobbold Gorge Package

Your ultimate North Queensland outback experience!

Combine a visit to the spectacular Cobbold Gorge with a luxury stay at the exclusive Gilberton Outback Retreat on the 7th generation working cattle station. Expect the unexpected and encounter a unique and genuine Australian outback experience that will stay with you forever.

Package details

Day 1
Make your own way to Gilberton Outback Retreat,  sunset tour, dinner, overnight at the Retreat.

Day 2
Helicopter transfer from Gilberton to Cobbold Gorge.
Settle into accommodation, enjoy lunch then take in a 3 hour Gorge tour.
Enjoy a self guided walk or relax by the pool, followed by a 3 course dinner and overnight at the Gorge.

Day 3
Helicopter transfer back to Gilberton Outback Retreat.
4WD safari or guided bush walk, search for gold or be involved on the cattle station.
Dinner at night with family and overnight in the Retreat.

Day 4

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before leaving Gilberton Outback Retreat. Is it time to plan your next visit?

Cost: 4 days / 3 nights for 2 guests $5,540

Available from 1 April to 31 October.

Please note: This product is on request. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your enquiry.

 

Reef to Beef - Fixed Wing

From the Great Barrier Reef to the Australian Outback

The adventure begins with a fixed-wing flight from Ingham across the Australian Outback to the stunning Gilberton Outback Retreat. This package is all-inclusive of flights, accommodation, meals and beverages, tours and experiences at Gilberton Outback Retreat. 

Upon arrival, you will be shown to your room, introduced to your hosts and presented with a range of activities you can take part in.

Cost: 2 Days / 1 Night for 2 guests $4,400

Please note: This product is on request. We will confirm availability within the shortest possible time after we receive your enquiry.

What a great time we have had.  Gold prospecting, rock formations, sunsets and bush walks, meeting your family, good food, good company.  The Hut bloody perfect pure luxury.  The views over the Gilbert River and surrounding outback "stunning".  Not forgetting you two, Rob and Lyn.  Thank you for giving up your valuable time and looking after us.  Just the best hosts (Look out we will be back).  ps.  "Loved the trucking"

Trevor & Jackie

UK, January 2018

Outback From Above

Take your outback experience to the next level, The Sky’s the Limit!

Package your stay at Gilberton Outback Retreat and Fly Away with an Outback from Above tour.

Visit the Elite Aviation Services website or phone them direct on 0467 735 483 for details and bookings.

What a perfect fly-in destination!  Thanks a heap for your hospitality from start to finish and to young tour guide Robert!  We had a great time out adventuring and back at the retreat relaxing.  Great job and all the best.

Brendan & Amanda

May 2018