From Townsville via Herveys Range Road
The drive from Townsville to Undara is about 420km via Herveys Range and takes about 5 hours excluding detours.
Herveys Range: Travel from Townsville in a westerly direction on the Herveys Range Development Rd for approximately 130km, the turn right onto the Gregory Developmental Road. Travel along the Gregory Developmental Rd to Greenvale approximately 122km.
Greenvale: For 20 years this was the township that served Greenvale Nickel Mine. Now known as the “Outback Oasis”, Greenvale has all the amenities for a comfortable stay as you explore the surrounding countryside. Visit Jervoise Station to experience life on a cattle station, about 55kms from Greenvale. Travel from Greenvale to the Lynd Junction, along the Gregory Development Rd – 52km.
The Lynd Junction: A good place to refuel and take a refreshment break.
Travel from the Lynd Junction to Undara Lava Lodge. This entails 93km along the Kennedy Highway. Next turn left onto the Gulf Development Road. It is 33km to the Undara Lava Lodge from here. Turn here onto the Gulf Development Rd and head towards Mount Surprise.
18km along this road, is the sign-posted turn-off to Undara. Turn left onto this road and travel for 14kms along a fully sealed road right up to our door step. PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY!
See more self-drive itineraries on our Undara Maps page.