Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best way in getting to the Lodge?
Most anglers hire a car from either Cairns or Townsville airports. Greyhound buses also have services from both airports that can drop you near the Lodge, or Ingham Travel does a private shuttle service from Townsville airport.
What is the best time to visit Lodge?
The Lodge is open 365 days of the year. The prime time at Hinchinbrook Island for weather and fishing is from March to December.
Is the Lodge suitable for non fishing partners?
YES! The Lodge is NEW with a modern feel that is very clean and comfortable.
Are the rooms air-conditioned?
All the rooms have air-conditioning and ceiling fans.
Is there a laundry service?
There is a laundry on site: washing machine, dryer and clothes line, all free of charge for guest use.
Are there shops close to the Lodge?
The small coastal town of Cardwell is a short drive and in walking distance of the Lodge. There are coffee shops, a supermarket and various restaurants to choose from. There is also a medical centre in Cardwell
Does the Lodge cater for conventional tackle/lure angler?
Yes, we understand that flyfishing guests and their partners sometimes like to do this style of fishing to break their trip up and try something different.
Are there other activities to do in the area?
Yes. There are beautiful freshwater swimming holes and rainforest walks close to the Lodge. You can do a cultural/historical boat tour around the Island, visit the crystal clear swimming beaches around Mission Beach and Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef for diving/snorkeling, ect.