Everything you need to know about Spicers Hidden Peaks Cabins

The retreat will be exclusively yours, a private nature haven for you and your group. To help you prepare for your getaway we have detailed a range of information to help you prepare.

Reservations

The retreat will be exclusively yours, a private nature haven for you and your group. At the time of reservation, a 50% deposit is required to secure your booking. Final payment is due 7 days prior to arrival. Payment can be made via credit card or direct deposit. Our cancellation policy is as follows; within 14 days 50% cancellation fee, within 7 days a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Arrival & Departure

Check-in is from 10am on your day of arrival, check-out is up to 4pm on your day of departure. The keys will be provided in a locked box. You will be provided with the location of the box and the code prior to your arrival. The one set of keys will open all cabins and the communal lodge. Please return the keys to the locked box on the day of your departure.

Getting Here

The retreat is located in Clumber and the address 7791 Cunningham Hwy, Clumber QLD 4309. The Google Maps coordinates are 28°02’33.1″S 152°28’11.1″E which will take you right to the camp. If coming from Aratula your turn off will be on your left. You will be looking for a sign that says Scenic Rim Trail; this is where you turn in.

The property houses the cabins, the trailhead for the Scenic Rim Trail as well as a residential house. Follow the dirt road into the property, following signs to Scenic Rim Trail & the Hidden Peaks Cabins (the driveway is about 2/3 KM long). You will reach a large shed and a house. Keep driving past the house and go over the cattle grid. Follow the dirt road all the way to the retreat, approx. 5-minute drive. The retreat is accessible by 4WD; if it has been raining please take extra care.

Cabins

The retreat has six individual wood cabins each with an ensuite. Each cabin features a balcony with deck chairs, perfect for reading & looking out at the mountain range or bushland. The cabins are spacious, fitted with a double bed plus a single bunk bed overhead. A combustion fireplace features in each room (please take caution if using the fire if children are in the cabin). The large ensuite bathrooms include a toilet, sink and hot shower with a four-minute time limit to conserve water. Cabins run on solar & battery power so please remember to turn off the lights when not in use. USB phone charging ports are provided next to your bed & in the main lodge. (Please do not use electric shavers, hairdryers or hair straighteners at this site, as it will drain the power). We also supply in each bathroom, L’Occitane products including shampoo, conditioner, body wash & hand wash for the sink.

The maximum capacity for each cabin is three people plus a camp bed for an additional child by request. We recommend the maximum capacity for the property is 18 people. Please note in accordance with Government recommendations only children 8 years or older should sleep on a top bunk. If you require an additional camp cot please advise our reservations team at the time of booking or at least 48 hours prior to arrival, an additional charge of $20 per bed will apply (the extra bed will also be made with sheets/ duvet).

Amenities

The retreat is powered by solar so we recommend being mindful of your energy consumption. The solar panels charge the batteries and if power is used excessively the batteries can run down resulting with no power or water pumping. We recommend turning off lights when not in use and avoid plugging in appliances or large device chargers such as laptops. All bedding will be provided including sheets, pillows, duvet and towels. Amenities including shampoo, conditioner and body wash will be provided for the showers and hand wash for the sink. Toilet paper will also be provided. Firewood and fire-starting supplies are provided in the main lodge.

Lounge, Kitchen & Catering

The retreat has a beautiful communal lodge with a lounge, 12 seat dining table and kitchen. The kitchen is stocked with all the cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils you need for your self-catering getaway. Below is a detailed list to help you plan your meals.

Coffee mugs 2 coffee plungers Teapot & set Plastic & glass water cups Water jugs
Glass champagne & wine glasses Whiskey set Cocktail making set Ceramic bowls & plates Plastic bowls & plates for kids
Chopping boards Cheese boards Serving platters & salad bowls Measuring cups Large and small pots & fry pan
Large BBQ & gas stove top Braun chopper & stick blender All cutlery Pizza baking tray & utensils Cast iron pot for the fire
Tea towels, dishcloths Dishwashing liquid 2 fridges with freezer Drinking water is available out of the tap 2 large stainless steel sinks (no dishwasher)

Meal recommendations

Here are a few ideas for meal planning.

Pizza cooked in BBQ Hamburgers Barbeque Spaghetti bolognese
Burritos / Tacos Pumpkin soup Irish stew Indian curry
A damper recipe, flour & cast-iron pot is provided for you to make damper. To take it to the next level bring some jam & cream and turn it into damper scone slices. Damper takes 45 mins to bake and is very easy to make.

What do I need to bring?

Ice and a large esky for drinks All food and drinks Salt and petter Sunscreen & mosquito repellent and coils
Battery operated portable speakers for music All sauces/ mustards Ground coffee for the plunger Tea & sugar

Fire Pit

Outside of the communal lodge is a purpose-built outdoor fire pit with wooden seating platform. Cushions for the seating are located inside the lodge. All firewood is provided for you with large logs being stored in the covered wood shed to ensure they stay dry. Please check local fire ratings prior to your arrival and if by chance a total fire ban is in place please don’t light the fire. We recommend dousing the fire with water before going to bed or when you are done with the fire.

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