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Bedrock Village Caravan Park, Mount Surprise

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Garnet Rd. Mount Surprise is a tiny town on the Savannah Way, 320km SW of Cairns. The caravan park is on the right as you enter the town driving westwards. Ph: 07 4062 3193. Pets allowed, on leash. It offers dog sitting for people going out for day trips.

Report By: Travelling in the Shoebox(131)
Date of Stay: June 2018 Rating: 3.5
I would give this park a higher rating but unfortunately the park is quite dusty. Some sites are a lot bigger than other sites so booking ahead may get you a bigger site. Some sites have lots of shade and are dusty as the grass cannot grow in these sites. Other sites have really nice grassy areas that were really nice to stay in. One of the amenities blocks is new but the older amenities is good and cleaned really well. There is a well equipped camp kitchen and they also serve meals 7 nights/week and have a bar and cafe on site. There is also a pool. They operate tours from this caravan park which are really worth doing. The half day train tour and full day lava tubes tours were great. Phone reception is 3G and TV reception is poor - they re-broadcast 5 analogue TV channels at the park as no digital TV is available in Mount Surprise. Dump point is in town opposite police station.

Report By: lambo(75)
Date of Stay: August 2017 Rating: 4.5
Very friendly staff, no complaints, staff helped us at the site, staff explained park layout and facilities. Good value for money $35 for 2A PN, peak season. Amenities are close to all sites, were clean, condition is very good, water pressure is good, there was adequate hot water, soap provided, dry change area, paper towels/dryer provided, exhaust fans/good ventilation. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, good night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, no sites with annex slabs, shade to most sites, drive-through sites, poor water quality, adequate sullage close by. Good laundry, good rec room, good camp kitchen, kiosk, van parking, wireless internet is available is free, you can use your mobile wireless carrier used was Telstra, reception quality was 3. Quiet, open & roomy park, adequate shade, no permanent/annual vans. Clean gas BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere, bbq area lighting, seating provided at bbq. Clean pool, pool is shaded, tables and chairs provided. Suitable for a week or more, suitable for families, well maintained park, park is considered kid-safe.
Liked:- lava tube tours are excellent and run by the owners. most nights that have meals of pretty good quality at very reasonable prices, in very congenial atmosphere, but you have to book early.
Disliked:- the bore water is not really drinkable, even thru 2 filters.

Report By: Peter W(60)
Date of Stay: August 2016 Rating: 4
Shady sites with shrubs adding privacy between sites. Drive thru. Camp kitchen where the Park does meals most nights. We had a delicious pizza on our first night. Amenities large and clean, good water pressure. They do train and volcano/lava tube tours. We did the morning lava tube tour. Very informative. A nice pool to cool off in after a hot days touring. Dump point near by in town. The park also has a cafe where we had delicious home made pies for lunch one day. All staff were friendly and helpful. A really nice park that we will happily return to.

Report By: Travelling in the Shoebox(131)
Date of Stay: June 2016 Rating: 4
This is one of the nicer caravan parks we have stayed at in Queensland. We had a large grassy site and there was some landscaping between the sites. The amenities we used were really nice with large showers with huge shower heads. They have a camp kitchen and also make meals. We went on their train trip tour and the day lava tour and they were fantastic. The day lava tour took you through 6 lava tubes, around the crater and also included morning tea, afternoon tea and you had lunch at the undera resort. The staff are really friendly, the caravan park is on flat ground with lots of shade. You get good phone reception and TV reception is available but we used our satellite dish as one of the free to air stations was not available. It is a short walk to town. They have a pool, dump point is in town. They are also licensed to sell liquor. They get busy during winter.

Report By: jeepjeepjim(35)
Date of Stay: August 2015 Rating: 4
We spent an enjoyable 4 nights at this park. Cost was $28 p.n. for a powered site for 2 adults - good value. A great base to visit the Undara Lava Tubes and the Copperfield Gorge at Einasleigh, or to do some gem hunting. The park provides meals and activities and the general standard of its facilities and employees is very good.