The Shack - Clarence Gorge - Copmanhurst

The Shack is a modern version of a pioneer's retreat. It has every convenience and can sleep a dozen or more people in very comfortable surroundings with everything provided except linen and food. Bush camping is available with a toilet block and block ice located at the Homestead.

Tours to the Gorge are also available. Fishing tours are charged per person per hour, (rods and bait supplied). Children are free.

The Shack is on the Winter's family property on the southern side of the magnificent Clarence Gorge. Day trippers are also welcome to visit but the entrance to the property is locked and everybody must make contact by telephone prior to gaining entry. The Gorge is 8,314 acres in size and has been in the same family for 116 years. The property has a 10 kilometre frontage to the Clarence River and is pet friendly.

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  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing - rivers, estuaries and lakes
  • Swimming


  • Amenities block
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Ice
  • Laundry
  • Linen Not Supplied
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Walking Tracks
Room Rates
Price Range. Rates are per night, per carload. Subject to change and availability.
Camping on the Winters Property which is located on the Clarence Gorge is not your average camping experience, you will need to be well equipped or love to rough it in the bush. There are no facilities other than the toilet block located at the Homestead and there is no real designated camp area so your options are abundant. If you wish to travel up river via boat or travel via four wheel drive into the wilderness, whatever your desire is your wish. Please contact operator for more details on the property. Barbecue plate (half inch thick) and wood are supplied. Rubbish is collected daily. Block ice is available from Homestead.
Facilities: Barbecue, Shared bathroom.
The Shack
Price Range. From price is for singles per night, families are AUD80 per night. Subject to change without notice at any time.
The Shack is a stone cottage situated on a hill roughly 100 metres from the gorgeous Clarence River. The facilities are basic but your position is magnificent. The Shack sleeps 10 to 15 people comfortably with bedding and toilet. You are located only a short boat ride to the Clarence River Gorge and the land surrounding you is perfect for a bush walk.
Facilities: Balcony, Barbecue, Clock Radio, Full kitchen and cooking facilities, Lounge/dining area, Refrigerator.