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Gidgee Inn, Cloncurry

An oasis in an outback landscape the Gidgee Inn Motel was built in 1997 using Cloncurry’s rich red soils and phonetically named after the local Gidyea tree.

Multiple winner of the Outback Queensland Tourism Award for Superior Accommodation the motel features 40 rooms all beautifully outfitted in Australian style on one level. Jarrah furnishings and spinifex coloured carpet compliment the spacious rooms complete with en-suite, refrigerative split system air conditioning, ceiling fan, remote control television, coffee and tea making facilities and mini bar to name just a few features. All rooms have their own undercover car park and are set in luscious gardens complete with in-ground salt water pool and barbecue area.

The Gourmet Traveller listed Bar and Grill, an a la carte restaurant with adjoining bar is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day. The Gidgee Grill menu, which changes regularly, features a selection of top quality barramundi and beef sourced fresh from the gulf and surrounding areas.

For groups they also offer the Gidgee Buffet and can supply a special dinner, bed and breakfast package. Off-street coach parking and wash down bay is available on site.

Cloncurry is at the hub of the world’s largest mineral province and they offer mine tours to Ernest Henry Mine. The Mary Kathleen Memorial Park, situated a short walk from the Gidgee Inn, features a museum and is an memorial to the uranium mining town of the early 1950s. John Flynn started the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) at Cloncurry in 1927 and to commemorate his great work John Flynn Place was established together with a RFDS Museum.

If your planning a conference or special function the Gidgee Inn can supply a wide range of different size rooms with a variety of equipment and individualised catering to suit your requirements.

Accommodation Options



Twin (Disabled)

Standard Twin Room with full disabled facilities.


Activites and Experiences at Gidgee Inn

  • Direct
  • Retail
  • Bar Licensed bar on premises.
  • BBQ Facilities There is a barbecue area at the pool however bookings are essential.
  • Office Services/Business Services Conference, meeting and function facilities. Facsimile, personal computer and secretarial services are available.
  • Car park Undercover parking, heavy vehicle parking and wash down bay.
  • Vehicle wash facilities
  • Courtesy transfer To and from the local airport and bus terminal.
  • Conference/Convention Facilities A large conference or function room and a small boardroom are available.
  • Cots Available Small portable cot available on request.
  • Equipment Hire Televisions, videos and overhead projectors are available.
  • High Chair Child’s high chair available in dining room.
  • Laundry Laundry service available or laundry on site.
  • Medical Facilities First aid kit available on site.
  • Non Smoking Establishment All rooms and the restaurant are non smoking.
  • Swimming Pool Outdoor Inground saltwater pool and barbecue area.
  • Public Telephone Available at reception foyer.
  • Room Service Available – limited hours. Refer to room directory.
  • Safety deposit box Available to all in house guests.
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Rural/Country
  • Industry/Mining, Agriculture Local mine tours conducted by the motel.
  • Outback
  • Relaxation Relax and enjoy the outback hospitality.
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • Adult Getaway
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Group
  • Romantic
  • Self-Drive
  • Wedding
  • Hotel, Motel and Accommodation Association of Australia
  • Outback Queensland Tourism
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • 4 Stars
  • Air Conditioning Refrigerative split system air-conditioning.
  • Blankets
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Clock Radio
  • Ensuite Large open bathroom ensuite.
  • Facsimile/Modem point
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer Available on request.
  • In-house movies Played at 8.30 p.m. each night.
  • Insect screens
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Linen
  • Mini Bar
  • Non Smoking Room
  • Telephone
  • Private Facilities
  • Rollaway Bed Available on request.
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Television

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