Undara Lava Lodge Rating: 3.5

Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 from 12 reviews
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A scenic 4 hour drive inland from the coast of North Queensland brings you to the Undara Lava Lodge. The lodge is situated 275 kilometres from Cairns on sealed roads (all except the last 7 kilometres), and all accessible by conventional vehicle.

Set on the eastern edge of the Gulf Savannah, Undara Lava Lodge is 2,500 feet above sea level and enjoys over 300 days of sunshine per year. With minimal humidity, the climate is very pleasant with warmer days and cooler evenings.

This North Queensland Outback accommodation offers guests a chance to visit a bygone era with authentic turn-of-the-century railway carriages that have been beautifully restored and now rest under tall shady gum trees alongside an old teamsters trail.

Like camping without roughing it? Then the refurbished large and comfortable permanent tents in a shady bush setting are ideal! Whatever your choice Undara Lava Lodge is the perfect choice to experience the beauty of the out back and the history of the Undara Lava Tubes.

Undarra Experience commences Green season operational change from the 1st of November each year. Even though it is typically the time of year when annual monsoonal rains come, Undara only receives an annual rainfall of 700mm. Limitations on tours, meals and accommodation do occur and bookings are essential.


Accommodation

Guests of Undara Lava Lodge have a choice of affordable accommodation, ranging from the Swags Tent Village to Ensuite Carriages & Pioneer Cabins.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Linen (excluding swag tents)

Carriages - Standard: Turn of the twentieth century Queensland railway carriages lovingly restored to their former glory. Charming, compact, comfortable, watch wildlife and enjoy the restful bush sounds from the shaded decks. Bedding is 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds. All carriages have en suites. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults.

Swag Tent - Excludes Linen: Large and comfortable permanent tents in a shady bush setting. Central amenities block with hot and cold showers, practical camp kitchen, electric hot plate, free gas BBQ, picnic tables and chairs. Bedding is 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Pioneer Cabin: Set in the Savannah Woodland however still close to Undara Central offering the most modern accommodation. The huts offer air conditioning, bathrooms, private veranda, linen, tea & coffee making facilities and a fridge. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed and 1 Sofa Bed. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

4 Person Swag Tent - Excludes Linen: Large and comfortable permanent tents in a shady bush setting. Central amenities block with hot and cold showers, practical camp kitchen, electric hot plate, free gas BBQ, picnic tables and chairs. Bedding is Bunk beds + 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

6 Person Swag Tent - Excludes Linen: Large and comfortable permanent tents in a shady bush setting. Central amenities block with hot and cold showers, practical camp kitchen, electric hot plate, free gas BBQ, picnic tables and chairs. Bedding is 2 Bunk beds + 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 6 Adults & Children.


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