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Experience the vastness and natural beauty of the Outback at Kilcowera Station, halfway between Thargomindah and Hungerford in SW Queensland. Kilcowera is a 49,000 ha working cattle station which also offers accommodation and camping for travelers. Visitors can take the sixty km self drive tour around the property and view Murderer’s Bore, Rustlers Roost, Cardenyabba Lagoon and the RAMSAR listed Lake Wyara. Guests are given an information pack on arrival to assist them in finding the various lagoons, creeks, waterholes, gorges, caves and wildlife to be seen on their tour of the property.Accommodation is provided in clean, comfortable Shearers’ Quarters. Linen is supplied and beds made up for visitors. We can supply meals or visitors can self cater in the fully equipped kitchen.Campers have the option of three separate campgrounds. The Shearers’ Quarters campground is set amongst green lawns and shady trees, power is available and guests will find BBQ’s, fireplaces stocked with wood, picnic tables and a basic camp kitchen.Camping doesn’t get any better than at Cardenyabba Lagoon which has secluded campsites right on the water’s edge with fireplaces and wood. Light the fire, throw your yabby pot in, sit back and watch the birdlife and the sunset over the tranquil water. Better still bring your kayak and have a paddle! And lastly there is true bush camping to be had at Youlaingee Springs where visitors will have a ten thousand star night sky, silence and a very real sense of peace and seclusion.Activities include guided or self guided tours to scenic areas, four wheel driving, bird and wildlife watching, yabbying, bushwalking, camp oven cooking and superb photographic opportunities. Your hosts Greg and Toni are available to answer the many queries you’ll have about Kilcowera and living and working in the Outback. Pets are welcome.
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Thargomindah Airport50 mi
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

I stayed in the shearers' quarters for 2 nights recently with my niece who was visiting from the UK. We did a station tour with Toni which I couldn't recommend more highly as a way of learning about the complexities of living on the land....More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

So we originally wanted to stay for 4 nights but stayed 5 - yes it was dry but who cares the property is well maintained were you camp, the hosts Toni and Greg are really friendly and keep the camp grounds clean. Greg even asked...More

Thank Tania P
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I booked 3 nights in the shearers quarters on the station. We were fortunate to have the entire building to ourselves. The kitchen was fully equipped and the showers, external to the main building, were clean with limitless hot water. The 60...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We camped in our tent at the main campsite for just one night, as we were eager to cover some miles early in our road trip. We enjoyed a campfire (with firewood provided), a brilliant starry winter's night and a walk down to the lagoon...More

Thank Ian H
Response from Toni S, Owner at Kilcowera StationResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you Ian. we hope you come and visit again! Cheers Toni and Greg

Reviewed 30 July 2017

In the last 40yrs or so, the disconnect between the city and the bush is expanding. It is so important nowadays to take your kids and visit places like Kilcowera to learn and better understand what the great people of the outback are about and...More

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Response from Toni S, Owner at Kilcowera StationResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you , we much appreciate your kind comments and even kinder offer. Lets talk! Glad that you enjoyed visiting our place. Toni and Greg

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Response from Daisy H | Reviewed this property |
The road from Thargomindah isn't too bad - about 50/50 paved or dirt. Dirt roads are of a good standard but once there is rain....then generally the roads are closed. The roads through the property of Kilcowera may be a... More
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"Bush camping along the lake is the best"
Nissantraveller
30 Jul 2017
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"all rooms are comfortable and of a similar standard."
788daisyh
23 Aug 2016
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"Off the grid, makes for the best holidays, did you know people even talk to each other."
oldskool1961
16 Jul 2016
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"All the rooms have agreat rural view . Toilet /shower separate as per shearers quarters."
155jennyg
24 Apr 2016
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