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Cockscomb Veterans Retreat

June 22, 2021

What Cockscomb is all about?

Set in the hills on the southern side of Mt Wheeler. All weather road access via two-wheel drive and only 30 minutes from Rockhampton.

Cockscomb provides a quiet place away from the city, a relaxing place to go when you want to get away and get back to some basic living and quiet quality time.

When staying overnight, you will require your sleeping bag, camp stretcher, swag or hammock if you intend to sleep outside and a torch, matches, food and a rubbish bag, mosquito repellent and your medication.

Visitors book

ask the caretaker about camp standing orders and make a donation to help keep the running costs down.

Clean up
after staying we ask you to clean up any rubbish and ask the caretaker where you should deposit it.

The main Kitchen
When there is a function (
use is restricted), only the camp cook has access. It means also that food stored in the refrigerators may need to be removed to eskys.

Can either be done on an open fire in the Safe fire pits below the Hasty Tasty kitchen depending on Open Fire Restrictions at the time. You can use the main camp kitchen which has some restrictions see above

The amenities provide hot shower water 24 hours of the day.

When function and diners are booked NO unleashed DOGs are allowed in the function area and the kitchen. Queensland Animals in food premises

Clean up all areas used
ie; the kitchen and the toilet / shower facilities you may have used before you leave.

Fixed accommodation
Provided in Uc Dai Loi House a Log Cabin and Andawakey cabin for overnight stays. 4 single beds in each.
There's also a 5 single bedroom Donga close to the amenities

The installation of fixed mains electricity supply from Ergon supplements our Solar system and batteries. 240volts AC is installed in all buildings on the site. Digital LED lighting and other services are installed to bring the site up to a new standard for safety. If you have a CPAP, every bed has a double 240V AC power point

Both Bore and Tank Water
is a available and stored in bulk storage 15,900 litre poly tanks and various smaller poly tanks. (This water is tested regularly)

4G digital mobile
Mobile phone access in some areas on the site, you need to walk around to get a signal.

Eating areas
Various tables and chairs are available and there are plenty of log seats to sit on.

Note - Cockscomb is not a Caravan Park,
There's no reticulated power or water and No Dump Point

Our Fees
POA per person per overnight stay

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