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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