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Elliot River Retreat Bowen Whitsunday Region

Pets welcome
7 reviews
Pets welcome
The Retreat is across the road from the Elliot River, 1.5 kms upstream of the Coral Sea
Child friendly riverbanks
Lounge with satellite television
Modern fully equipped kitchen
Guest bedrooms, 2 queen & 1 double
Outdoor table with BBQ
Undercover garaging
Large fully fenced shady yard
Riverside fishing
Relaxed fishing & crabbing
Tidal landing 3kms from Retreat
Elliot River's prized Mangrove Jack
Elliot River mud crabs
Coconut Bay Cape Upstart
Snug Harbour Cape Upstart
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Bowen, Queensland
Elliot River Retreat is located in the northern end of the Bowen Whitsunday Region where the Elliot River runs into the Coral Sea between Cape Upstart and Abbott Point. The location is ideal as a private retreat, for a family holiday and the keen fisherman. The pristine waters of Cape Upstart with white sand beaches are nearby and accessible by boat with lovely picnic spots, good fishing and mud crabs. The Elliot River is adjacent to the Retreat and has safe shallow areas for children to play, riverside walks and river, estuary and creek fishing.

The beautiful beaches of Bowen are a 48 klm drive south with Ayr a drive of 67 klm to the north. The area is well known for its picturesque scenery, beaches and fishing.

The retreat is situated in a secluded rural setting adjacent to the Elliot River on the southern side. It is the only thr...
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Listing #FKN3166608
About the Owner
Katy E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Clean, Comfortable & Tranquil. Stopped for one night with my dogs and it was the perfect place for them to run around in the huge yard.

Thank Jayshari M
Management response:Responded 5 May 2018

Thanks for the feedback, pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 11 September 2015

My husband and I, stayed for 7nights. It was exactly what we were looking... Pure relaxation, a bit of fishing and the feel of the country side. We were only 40km from Bowen so went there twice for lunch and a look around, but most...More

Thank Purpz M
Management response:Responded 13 September 2015

We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Retreat. Our aim is to provide a home away from home in the seclusion of a rural setting. If you are looking for peace and quiet in comfort than come and experience...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

We booked a 3 night stay at Elliot River Retreat with another 2 couples. Our intention was to find a great place to relax over the weekend with fishing and adventure close to hand. Katy was a fantastic host and organised with us well in...More

Thank mrssmesser
Management response:Responded 16 April 2015

Thanks for the feedback and positive comments. I do try very hard to ensure that the Retreat is clean and has everything that the guests need to make their stay enjoyable. I try to give as much local knowledge as possible as I know it...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 10:00 AM
    Check out: 2:00 PM
Smoking is not permitted in the house, however outside is fine.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    2 Kings
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22 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
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About the neighbourhood
The Retreat is located off the Bruce Highway on the southern side of the Elliot River 3 kms down Wally Sproule Road. The turnoff is approximately half way between Bowen and Ayr. The nearest Service Station is at Guthalungra on the northern side of the Elliot River. The road is a well maintained gravel road and the Retreat is the third house on the right.

There is a bus service that stops at either Guthalungra or Bowen, from which the owners would be happy to pick up guests. The train stops at nearby Gumlu and guests can be collected from the station.

The nearest airport is Proserpine which is 110 kms south of the Retreat with the Townsville airport being 155 kms north of the Retreat.

The Retreat has two undercover parking bays and a large fully fenced lockable yard for extra vehi...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine): 177.0 km
The Retreat is located off the Bruce Highway on the southern side of the Elliot River 3 kms down Wally Sproule Road. The turnoff is approximately half way between Townsville and Mackay. The nearest Service Station is at Guthalungra on the northern side of the Elliot River. The road is a well maintained gravel road and the Retreat is the third house on the right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.2 km.
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