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29 Feb 2024 - 02 Mar 2024

Dark Sky Eco Resort

Milky Way Season is here.
Darkest nights are around the New Moon but we rate sky watching from 3 days after the full moon to 3 days after the new moon.
Here are some dates as a guide.

March 1st - 13th,
March 29th - April 13th,
April 27th - May 12th,
May 26th - June 9th,
June 25th - July 9th
July 24th - Aug 7th,
Aug 24th - 6th Sept,
Sept 21st - Oct 6th

------------------------ We have 2 lodges to select from. --------------------------------


The luxurious Dark Sky Eco Resort yurt-style lodge's nestled in woodlands with views of the Emu paddocks. Lodge 1 The Banksia has 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 people in 3 queen beds and Lodge 2 The Grevillea sleeps 4 people in 2 queen beds.

The resort is totally "off the grid". The private lodges boast all the creature comforts you need including queen sized comfortable beds, a spacious living area, well-appointed kitchen and separate dining room. You can book a private Emu safari in dedicated golf carts, a skywatching experience from our onsite private observatory or a bush walk to our heritage listed cave with ancient rock carvings.

Guests can book an Emu Safari a Heritage Cave tour bush walk and a private skywatching experience.

Select the Add On's when making your booking.

Both lodges have outdoor spas overlooking the farm and the Emus!

We are a truly off grid property yet with all the modern conveniences additionally guests can stay connected with free STARLINK very fast internet. Smart TV,s deliver Netflix and You tube amongst many apps for you to sign in on and stay connected. Foxtel is also available to bot lodges.

General Information

Check In : After 2pm
Check Out : Before 10am
Reception Hours : 9am to 5pm
After Hours : For more details please contact us on +61450511580
Car Parking : Free parking on premises
Getting There : We are located 9kms out of Coonabarabran NSW.
On booking confirmation we provide a welcome package with detailed instructions on how to find us and information you will need on what to expect.

The 3 Bedroom "Banksia" Lodge 1 - 2 Night Rate

The Lodge is a three queen bedroom fully appointed home. The Master bedroom has an ensuite with the remaining rooms sharing a spacious modern bathroom.

Includes the Emu Safari, and a skywatching experience.
Extra Adult Charge: $50
Extra Child Charge: $50
Maximum Sleep: 6
Room Facilities:
  • Balcony
  • Opening windows
  • Outdoor Setting
  • Free Parking
  • Ironing equipment
  • Washing Machine & Dryer
  • BBQ facilities
  • Dining Table & Chairs
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linen / Bedspread Provided
  • Internet Access - Broadband
  • Internet Access - Wifi/Wireless
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Shower
  • Toilet Amenities
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fireplace
  • Reverse Air conditioning & Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Full Kitchen - Self Catering
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator - Full Size
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Toaster
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • TV - LCD/LED/Plasma

The 3 Bedroom "Banksia" Lodge 1 - 3 Nights Or More Rate

The Lodge is a three queen bedroom fully appointed home. The Master bedroom has an ensuite with the remaining rooms sharing a spacious modern bathroom.

Includes the Emu Safari, and a skywatching experience.
Extra Adult Charge: $50
Extra Child Charge: $50
Maximum Sleep: 6
Room Facilities:
  • Balcony
  • Opening windows
  • Outdoor Setting
  • Free Parking
  • Ironing equipment
  • Washing Machine
  • Washing Machine & Dryer
  • BBQ facilities
  • Dining Table & Chairs
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linen / Bedspread Provided
  • Internet Access - Broadband
  • Internet Access - Wifi/Wireless
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Shower
  • Toilet Amenities
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fireplace
  • Reverse Air conditioning & Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Full Kitchen - Self Catering
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator - Full Size
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Toaster
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • TV
  • TV - LCD/LED/Plasma

The 2 Bedroom "Grevillea" Lodge 2 - 2 Night Rate

The Grevillea Lodge 2 is a two queen bedroom single bathroom fully appointed home for up to 4 guests twin share.

Guests staying in the Grevillea Lodge can book via the addon buttons an Emu Safari and a skywatching session.
Maximum Sleep: 4
Room Facilities:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Opening windows
  • Outdoor Setting
  • Free Parking
  • Ironing equipment
  • Washing Machine & Dryer
  • BBQ facilities
  • Dining Table & Chairs
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linen / Bedspread Provided
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Shower
  • Toilet Amenities
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fireplace
  • Reverse Air conditioning & Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Full Kitchen - Self Catering
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator - Full Size
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Toaster
  • TV - LCD/LED/Plasma
  • Smart TV

The 2 Bedroom "Grevillea" Lodge 2 - 3 Nights Or More Rate

The Grevillea Lodge 2 is a two queen bedroom single bathroom fully appointed home for up to 4 guests twin share.

Guests staying in the Grevillea Lodge can book via the addon buttons an Emu Safari and a skywatching session.
Maximum Sleep: 4
Room Facilities:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Opening windows
  • Outdoor Setting
  • Free Parking
  • Ironing equipment
  • Washing Machine & Dryer
  • BBQ facilities
  • Dining Table & Chairs
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linen / Bedspread Provided
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Shower
  • Toilet Amenities
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fireplace
  • Reverse Air conditioning & Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Full Kitchen - Self Catering
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator - Full Size
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • Toaster
  • TV - LCD/LED/Plasma
  • Smart TV

Addons

Image Name Cost
1.0 Skywatching Experience From our Private Observatory and 11 inch telescope we explore the night sky as well as enjoy a big screen outdoor presentation of the night sky on offer. Free for children under 14 years. 35
1.1 Emu Safari And Farm Tour This is a tour of the property in our golf carts where we walk with the Emu's learn about the hatching and incubation as well as tour the farm and the creek. Free for children under 14 years. 35
1.2 Tour Heritage Caves Book a private bush walk where we visit our very own Heritage listed Aboriginal shelter with rock carvings and grinding grooves. There are other caves and geological features also to explore. Free for children under 14 years. 35

Facilities

General Facilities

  • Non-Smoking Rooms Only
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Parking
  • Internet Access - Wifi/Wireless

Additional Facilities

6 person Spa, 2 way radio, Foxtel in Lodge 1, Internet and Telstra booster 3G and 4G service.

Business Facilities

Wi-Fi internet is available as part of the booking and both lodges have Telstra mobile phone booster coverage that varies from 3G to 4G depending on weather and signal strength from the service provider towers.

Dining

All stays are self catered.

Our welcome pack provides more detail of the inclusions at the lodge.

Terms and Conditions

Booking Policy

Bookings are taken on line or via phone

Deposit Policy

A $200.00 deposit is payable at the time of booking. The balance is due at least 14 days prior to arrival.

PAY BY EFT. If you wish to pay by EFT after filling in your details in the payment section select DEPOSIT then in payment method select Bank Transfer from the drop down menu.

After you hit proceed your booking will be confirmed and you can then proceed to make your EFT to the banking details shown on your booking confirmation.

If you want to make the deposit payment on your credit card select DEPOSIT and you will be charged the deposit amount plus the fee only. 14 days prior to your arrival the balance of the stay, plus credit card fee, will automatically be deducted from your credit card.
If you would prefer to pay the balance via another method please notify us by email and we will cancel the automatic payment schedule.

If you select the full amount for the stay it will be deducted from your credit card immediately.

Cancellation Policy

We are a small business and cancellations affect us greatly.

If you cancel a booking, you will only receive a refund if the dates are booked by us to another guest for the same value (a $100 administration fee would apply). You will be charged the total of the reserved stay under all circumstances.

No Show Policy

No refunds will be offered in case of no shows.

Child Policy

All children are welcome. They must be under adult supervision at all times.

Check-in Policy

Check in after 2pm

Other Policy

After 10pm all noise is to be kept inside with doors closed. Disturbance to residents on the property, guests and neighbors including excessive noise and music is prohibited at any time of the day or night and may result in eviction without refund.

We do not accept Schoolies, hens or bucks event reservations. Minimum length of stay restrictions apply to certain rates during special event periods. Rates quoted are in Australian dollars and are subject to change at any time. Rates are inclusive of GST where applicable. Any verbal quote given is an estimate of price only, which is subject to written advice on the booking confirmation.
333 Carmichaels Lane Coonabarabran New South Wales 2357 Australia