Book the Greyhound Bus to the Apple Tree Creek stop. We offer a free pickup from here. Email your bus ticket so we have confirmation of what bus you are on.
Book the Tilt Train to the Howard Station.
When booking use the "advanced search" and book a "Concession - backpacker" ticket for cheaper price. Once you book your train you will need to book the Childers Taxi (0428 786 786) to pick you up and shuttle you to the Ecolodge. $50, about 30 minutes.Taxi must be pre-booked as there is only 1 taxi in town .
Coming from the South Drive through Childers, 3km past the town boundary turn left into Gentle Annie Rd (the first turning lane you come to). Take the 3rd left into Stocks Rd. Follow this for 2.5km to the Ecolodge carpark.
Coming from the North 45km south of Gin Gin turn right into North South Road (signposted to Biggenden). Take the second left at the top of the hill = turn left into Stocks Rd. We're the first on the right.
Coming from Bundaberg Turn right at the intersection of the Bruce Highway (signposted to Gin Gin). 3km along turn left into North South Road (signposted to Biggenden). Take the second left at the top of the hill = turn left into Stocks Rd. We're the first on the right.
Childers Eco-lodge is 8km north of Childers. We encourage people to ride share to work and to town, and offer shuttles after work as required.
When you arrive please bring food with you for 1-2 days. If you are starting work within 1-2 days of arriving make sure you bring the correct work clothes, shoes and hat, water bottles and a cooler lunch bag.
Chris runs the only taxi in Childers.
Ph 0428 786 786
Childers to Ecolodge $20
Apple Tree Creek (pub, restaurant) to Ecolodge $10
Howard train to Ecolodge $50
When can I Check in? until 7pm - let us know what time you will arrive as the office is not always open.
Can I arrive on the Premier Bus to Childers? No pickup or late check in is available. Please book the Greyhound Bus.