The Discovery Centre, Ubobo is a great place to stay in the Boyne Valley

entrance to the Discovery Centre at Ubobo, with signageEnjoy the peace and tranquillity of the #BeautifulBoyneValley, along with the cleanliness of the facility and the friendly welcome offered by volunteers at the Discovery Centre, Ubobo – a camping ground and accommodation facility set on three hectares of flat, open ground on the Ubobo Sports Reserve

Campers and caravaners sit back and relax at this pet friendly site with easy access to hot showers, laundry and barbeque facilities all for just $10 per site per night (max 2 people).

Travellers or those wanting a few days away from it all, for $25 per bed /$50 per room per night, enjoy comfortable, single beds in rooms accommodating one to eight people in a beautiful old Queenslander.  Full use of facilities included.

Family groups, couples or individuals wanting a little more cosiness, for $60 per room per night, two air-conditioned rooms with linen supplied are available for your comfort.  All buildings have disability access.

What’s to do?

The Discovery Centre is centrally located, an easy hour’s drive to Gladstone, Monto, Kroombit Tops or Agnes Waters, right on the doorstep of Lake Awoonga (20 minutes’ drive from Boynedale Bush Camp) with access to the Boyne River available at Nagoorin and other sites up and down the valley.

Full day 4WD drive adventures:

  • Kroombit Tops and the Beautiful Betsy
  • Glassford Creek Mine
  • Monal and Cania Gold Mine Sites
  • Bulburim 4WD loop
  • Barrimoon Railway Tunnels

Maps and information are available from the volunteers who manage the centre

More gentle adventures of discovery:

  • Cycle the valley. Bicycles are available for hire $5:00 per day with a refundable $50 deposit
  • Stroll the streets of Ubobo and unlock its historical story. Ubobo Heritage booklets on sale $5.00
  • Drive to historic Many Peaks and view the Many Peaks Railway Dam, stop into the Grand Hotel and study its picture-lined walls for stories of yesteryear.
  • Enjoy a coffee and cake at Kirsten’s Cottage Thursday- Sunday. A joy not to be missed!
  • Bring your horse and enjoy our 20km horse trail rides.

 

Come in. Make yourself comfortable. We’ll find you or book on our website;

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Open Days at the Boyne Valley Historical Cottage

Ubobo Historical Cottage with flower garden in front yardThe Cottage and Dudge Barram Shed will be manned by volunteers from Boyne Valley who will be able answer questions pertaining to the area and the memorabilia in the cottage and shed.

Entry fee  $2 per person.  Light refreshments (Coffee, Tea and Cake)  will be available  at a cost of $5, this includes the $2 entry fee.

Enquiries:  Lyn Lee phone  0409633802 (please leave a message)

Open hours: Last Sunday of the month from 9am to 2pm   (starting March 2018)
The first Open Day will be on the 4th of March, and then Sunday 25th March.

Please read more about the Society and our activities

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Enjoy a Bush Get-away

Relax and let the world roll by

Take a leaf out of the kangaroo’s book –

relax and  let the world roll by.

Enjoy the peace and quiet of a valley sunset

The Discovery Centre is looking beautiful.

Marvel at the wonders of nature

Find some time to get away from it all before

the Christmas rush and while the weather is

cool and the country  green.

 

Full moon from Discovery Centre

Book now:  Phone 0439 111 268

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Something New

Something new to our Boyne Valley website is the ability for local businesses and organisations to post directly to their page. Watch for your advice.  It should be through in the near future as time permits.

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