The perfect homebase for visiting Gloucester and World Heritage Barrington Tops.
Nestled beneath the 600 metre peak of Mount Prince Charlie in the lush Barrington River valley is Riverview Cottage. Located on the high banks above The Steps rapids, this splendid bushland location offers you an escape to unspoilt river vistas and friendly wildlife.
Riverview Cottage is a self contained holiday home that can sleep up to 11 people in contemporary comfort.
There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The two bedrooms in the main house comfortably sleep 6 guests plus another 2 in the sofabed. Plus there is room for another 3 guests in the third bedroom that also has its own ensuite.
For relaxed al fresco meals, the deck overlooking the river is perfect for your outdoor entertaining, complete with table setting and BBQ ready for your long lunch. The slow combustion fireplace will be your comfy companion in the cooler months.
Airconditioning, telephone and TV gives you the technological comforts of home should you require, however don't forget to turn off and tune in to the local wildlife and beautiful surroundings for something new.
Please note no pets are allowed due to the close proximity of wildlife.
Plenty to do plus guided tours for all ages
- At the grassy riverbanks located below the cottage there is plenty of space to kick a ball or throw a frisbee.
- Be sure to pack your mountain bikes for our brand new mountain bike park, with plenty of trails great for riders of all skill levels.
- Take a bush walk along the river bank and you will encounter birds, wallabies, wallaroos and lizards.
- Fun water activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. And do not forget your favourite li-lo or rubber ring to just float around in the sunshine!
- In the surrounding mountain ranges there are many different walks, hikes or mountain bike adventures.
- Add an abseiling lesson and you will have one of the best holidays to brag about!
Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre offers exciting half day and full day guided tours in these scenic foothills of world heritage-listed Barrington Tops. Try a thrilling white water adventure by canoe or kayak, or take an adrenalin pumping mountain bike ride across our high green forests. All the guided tours are easy for anyone to do and the activities are graded according to your experience and expertise. And of course you can just simply hire a canoe or kayak so you can paddle at your own blissful pace.