There’s water falling from the sky!

Everyone here is excited that we’ve had some much-needed rain, with more forecast this week. 😊 The gorge is lush and green as always, and this makes it even more special! National Parks advise that the walks in Carnarvon Gorge will be open again on Monday 10 February 2020, and …Read More

Carnarvon Gorge – temporary closure of some sites

Everyone here is excited that we’re having some much-needed rain, and there’s more forecast for this week, however due to rainfall, National Parks advise of temporary closure of all sites in Carnarvon Gorge – and this applies until 25 February 2020. For full details on site closures and the latest …Read More

Santa discovers hidden gem at Carnarvon Gorge!

Santa knows that Carnarvon Gorge National Park & Takarakka Bush Resort are both open ALL year round, with water in the creek – and he plans to keep his cool there during his busy rounds this Christmas! You can can explore this summer too: ✓ Carnarvon Creek flows all the …Read More

Yes – we’re open all year round!

Takarakka is the only accommodation & camping at Carnarvon Gorge open all year round. Summer is here and it’s great to know Carnarvon Gorge offers respite from the heat. Enjoy walks in the morning, then cool down with a refreshing dip at the Rock Pool or our Taka ‘beach’ afterwards. And …Read More

Glamping in summer – third night free*

Book before 30 November 2019 for a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival … cheers to that! Experience the difference of summer in Carnarvon Gorge – the park is quieter, Carnarvon Creek flows all year, so the gorge is lush, and the creek’s ideal for a refreshing dip. Set off …Read More

Artist retreat – Carnarvon Creates

A unique arts & cultural experience 26 March – 2 April 2020 Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and cultivate your creativity at this amazing artist retreat at Takarakka Bush Resort in stunning Carnarvon Gorge National Park, an absolute hidden gem.  Join our brilliant tutors for three days of workshops followed by …Read More

Our strength during the drought – art exhibition November 2019

While enjoying the year-round lush green oasis of Carnarvon Gorge, spare a thought for farmers across Australia suffering the drought. From the cracked earth to the cracked hands of a farmer, a special photographic exhibition shares compelling stories of drought and human resilience – seven years into the worst drought …Read More

Protected Flying Fox Deterrent Program

The Little Red Flying Fox (bat) colony which previously roosted at Cathedral Cave within the National Park, have been reluctant to take roost since their unfortunate experience during the November 2018 fire. This unsettled behaviour is causing the colony to seek new roosting grounds beyond the vast National Park grounds, …Read More

Winner Customer Service Award!

Woo hoo! Takarakka has won the Central Highlands 2019 People’s Choice Award for Customer Service. This prestigious People’s Choice Award for Customer Service is an award where the public nominate a business for their outstanding customer service, and the winner is determined purely by public vote. Taka won this accolade …Read More

Win a holiday!

Staying 3 nights at Takarakka Bush Resort Prize includes: Full-day Guided Tour & Roast Dinner for 2 adults & 2 children (5 to 16 years) – total value $770 Prize details 3 nights’ accommodation in Taka Safari Tent with Ensuite for 2 adults & 2 children (5 to 16 years) …Read More