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


Friday Italian feast – 2 August

Enjoy a night off cooking! Delicious two-course meal Main – Hearty Beef Lasagna, Eggplant Caponata with Balsamic Glaze (V. GF), Baked Polenta with Olive Oil & Thyme (V, GF), Slow-Cooked Country Meatballs drenched in Napolitano Sauce (GF, DF) – served with Garlic Bread. Dessert – Tiramisu (heaven!)   •       $25 …Read More


Fresh, fabulous & flourishing

Fresh, fabulous & flourishing With Carnarvon Creek running all year round, Carnarvon Gorge is a flash of freshness as always. The walks are all open and we welcome you to explore & discover the beautiful Carnarvon Gorge. Takarakka is open all year round & offers a great range of camping …Read More