Camping Melrose - Kookaburra Creek Retreat


Do you allow Pets?

Sorry, no. This is so we are able to enjoy and protect the abundance of wildlife here at our Retreat.

Do you have eftpos, credit card facilities?

No, we ask for the balance for your stay to be paid through a bank transfer before arrival, or in cash on arrival.

Do you Supply wood?

Yes, for inside slow-combustion heaters. We supply campfire wood for a small charge.

How long have you been in business?

We bought and moved to Kookaburra Creek in 2010, and have been developing the business since this time.

Before we took over Proprietorship, my Father ran Kookaburra Creek as a Retreat for 10 years.

Prior to my father’s involvement, my husband’s family owned, built and lived at Kookaburra Creek, since 1977.

A special place which has remained in the family for 40+ years!

How many people can you accommodate?

Up to 20 people fit comfortably. Or 4-5 families.

There are enough separate bedrooms to accommodate 5-6 couples.


Is Kookaburra Creek in the township of Melrose?

No, we are 10 kms north of Melrose.

Is linen and bedding supplied?

Only on request and for an extra charge.

Is there a washing machine?


Is there Mobile service?

Yes Telstra Next G, but sketchy at times.

What is supplied?

Well equipped kitchen with cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery, wine glasses, BBQs, 1500L caterer’s fridge, oven, cleaning supplies, mattress protectors, porta cot/ child back pack carrier on request. (Linen and bedding only on request).

What is your refund policy?

The Deposit is non refundable, unless under management discretion

What time do we check in and Depart?

Check in- 2pm. Depart- 11am.

What to take?

Food, bedding/ linen, towels, toiletries and other personal effects.

Who can use it?

Ideal set up for family reunions, groups, enthusiastic bird watchers, bushwalkers, cyclers, work retreats, school camps, youth camps.