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Robinsons Cabin

Boonoo Boonoo National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Robinsons Cabin.

Getting there and parking

Robinsons Cabin is located in Boonoo Boonoo National Park. The park is 24km from Tenterfield, off Mount Lindesay Road. The cabin is 2km inside the park.

You'll receive PIN codes with your booking confirmation to access the cabin keys. Contact 13000 72757 if you haven't received your code. Fees may apply for lost keys.

To get there from Stanthorpe:

  • Take the road to Amosfield, then turn south towards Tenterfield along Mount Lindesay Road (unsealed)
  • Continue south to the Boonoo Boonoo National Park turn off
  • Follow this road 4km to the park boundary. From the grid at the park entrance, continue around 1km then turn right at the sign for Robinsons Fire trail
  • Unlock the gate using the PIN code provided with your booking confirmation, and follow the trail to Robinsons Cabin

 To get there from northern Tenterfield:

  • Take Mount Lindesay Road and after 22km turn right at Boonoo Boonoo National Park turn off
  • Follow this road 4km to the park boundary. From the grid at the park entrance, continue around 1km then turn right at the sign for Robinsons Fire trail
  • Unlock the gate using the PIN code provided with your booking confirmation, and follow the trail to Robinsons Cabin

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking for up to 3 vehicles is available at Robinsons Cabin.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Boonoo Boonoo National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

This is the season for wildflowers. The mild weather at this time of year is also particularly good for camping.

Summer

The water in the large secluded rock pools along the river will give sweet relief from the summer heat.

Winter

Temperatures can plunge overnight and mornings are often frosty at this time of year, so be well-prepared if you're camping. Though winter days are often sunny, cloudless and warm enough to enjoy a picnic or a long hike.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

14°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

38.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

2°C and 14°C

Lowest recorded

-10°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

228.6mm

Facilities

  • The cabin is fully furnished. Facilities include a well-equipped kitchen, living room with wood fire, 2 bedrooms, and a bathroom with shower and toilet.
  • Bedding configuration: 1 x queen bed; 2 x single beds and 1 x foldout double sofa bed.
  • Gas stove and oven.
  • Fridge and freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle.
  • Cutlery, crockery and glassware.
  • Dining table and chairs.
  • There's no television, DVD player or stereo.
  • There's no mobile reception at Robinsons Cabin. The nearest place with mobile reception is Thunderbolt's Hideout, a 20min drive along Mount Lindesay Highway.
  • Rubbish bins area provided. Please take any excess garbage with you. Garbage bags are provided.
  • Please ensure you leave the cabin clean and tidy, with all kitchen items washed and put away. Additional fees may be charged for any unreasonable cleaning required or missing/broken items. Cleaning products and toilet paper are provided. 

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • There's an outdoor wood barbecue and an indoor wood fire. Firewood is supplied.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)

Drinking water

  • Tank water is available but you'll need to treat or boil it before drinking

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

  • The cabin uses solar power, so please leave your personal electrical devices, including hairdryers and electric blankets, at home and use only the devices provided in the cabin. The use of smartphone and computer chargers is accepted.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Robinsons Cabin is not wheelchair-accessible.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

  • Firewood may not be collected from the park. Firewood is supplied.

Generators

  • Generators are not permitted

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Boonoo Boonoo National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Boonoo Boonoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change.

    Buy annual pass