Bedrock Village Caravan Park and Tours is located in the historic township of Mt. Surprise, 320 km southwest of Cairns on the Savannah Way.
Designed and built by Joe and Jo Lockyer and their children Amy and Toby on their 9 acres of bush land. Years of creation has transformed the area from a harsh basalt landscape into an oasis.
Joe Lockyer has been a member of Savannah Guides since 1992 and Bedrock Village was accredited as a Savannah Guide Site in April 2001.
Joe is a highly skilled bushman and has a wealth of knowledge of the local flora, fauna, geology and history. This strong background is put to outstanding use as he shares his passion and enthusiasm through his diverse range of guided tours which include the Undara Volcanic National Park and Savannahlander train.
Bedrock Village Caravan Park offers spacious, shady, drive through powered sites. Each site has native tree screening on either side to encompass a quiet and private bay. The lawned camping area, set among the trees, is equipped with its own camp kitchen which includes a toaster, kettle, and fridge and hot and cold water sink.
There are 34 cabins at Bedrock Village all of which are air conditioned, ensuited, have television and linen is supplied. 30 of these cabins have full cooking facilities and one is suited to disabled patrons.
The 11 metre salt water pool, 9 hole mini golf course and television room, ensure that the younger visitors to Bedrock Village have plenty to keep them occupied.
Free gas BBQs and 2 camp kitchens are offered for self-catering. Clothes lines and laundry facilities are available in the recreation area.
Pet minding is available for those wishing to join a tour; the fee is a donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Most evenings from Easter until the end of September, there are free camp-fire activities and inexpensive home cooked evening meals are served. Everyone is encouraged to join in and have a laugh and feed and enjoy the family atmosphere with Jo & Joe.
Tours run from Easter to the end of September during the dry season. Special interest tours and charters can be arranged.
Tours are varied and cover a fascinating range of topics and places. Day tours to the world famous Undara Volcanic National Park include a walk up Kalkani Crater, learning about our volcanic past. Learn from the encyclopedia of the bush as your guide shows you stories told by rocks and plants and wildlife in the changing landscape of the National Park.
Take a trip aboard the Savannahlander train for a 2 hour journey to the quaint outback town of Einasleigh. Have a wonder down to Copperfield Gorge with its basalt columns. View the antique miniature furniture displays at the local pub. On the return journey enjoy billy afternoon tea on the banks of the Einasleigh River.
Tag along topaz gem fossicking tours to O’Briens Creek, can be arranged from Bedrock Village. Experience the thrill of digging your own semi-precious stone and having it set into a striking piece of jewellery.
Joe and Jo Lockyer
Bedrock Village Caravan Park
Garnet Street, Mount Surprise, Queensland 4871
Ph: 07 4062 3193 (Intl: 61 7)
Fax: 07 4062 3166 (Intl: 61 7)