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Mount Surprise Tourist Park & Service Station

Business opportunity with upside Mount Surprise

$900,000 + SAV

ID #93338

Property Description

Interested in this listing or have any questions? Please contact using info below:

Henry Slaney

  • T: 07 4787 1811
  • M: 0429 872 985

Mount Surprise Tourist Park & BP Service Station, Mount Surprise, Nth Qld                                    

Featuring:

  • Tourist Caravan Park & Camping
  • Motel
  • Swimming pool
  • BP Service Station
  • Located on the Gulf Development Hwy (‘Savannah Way’ Tourist Drive)m
  • Potential for growth … supplying locals and the plethora of tourists passing
  • through or staying to explore local attractions.
  • Significant land area for expansion.
  • Website mtsurprisetouristpark.com.au

 This is a strong business just waiting for the younger generation energy and capital to capitalise on the seemingly, ever-expanding clientele. In current times (Covid-19) the country areas of Australia are experiencing a renaissance due to restricted travel options and a desire of the tourist population to avoid populated areas and cities. More people are staying longer!

 Area & Tenure:  

Tourist Park:

Freehold, Area – 1.14ha

 BP Service Station:

Freehold, 556sqm

Location:

 Mt Surprise township (population 300-400 people) is approximately 400 km NW of Charters Towers and 330 km SW of Cairns and a short 2-hour drive to the Atherton Tablelands.

With mobile phone service, twice weekly mail service and internet Mt Surprise is a convenient and comfortable place to live. Mt Surprise Township has a Primary School, Police Station, Hotel, Motel and Caravan Park accommodation, Grocery store and Post Office (recently closed) and various businesses catering for the healthy tourism trade.

The town is visited three times per week by a passenger bus from Cairns, several weekly freight services from Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands, and the weekly Cairns-Forsayth-Cairns historic tourist train. The major route – Gulf Development Hwy (Savannah Way) passes through the centre of the town for caravan travellers between the Gulf of Carpentaria and Tropical North Queensland. Mt Surprise is serviced by a weekly health clinic, visited by either the Royal Flying Doctor Service or a nurse from the Tablelands, plus the Georgetown Hospital is approximately 100km away.

Business Premises location:

The Mt Surprise Tourist Park is located in the centre of town, adjacent the Town Park, the Railway Station and the Highway. ALL traffic must go past the front door!

 Tourism:

 A short drive beyond Mt Surprise lies the Undara Lava Tubes, Cobbold Gorge and the gem fossicking area at O’Brien’s Creek. 

The Savannahlander tourist train service http://www.savannahlander.com.au/  traveling on a weekly ‘Outback Odyssey’ enroute Cairns, Chillagoe, Mt Surprise, Einasleigh and Forsayth where tourists access the Undara Lava Tubes, Cobbold Gorge, O’Brien’s Creek Gemfields and other outback experiences.

The road-based tourist traffic within the Nth Qld region exceeds 500,000 visitors annually and many, many of these travel through Mt Surprise and past the front door of the Tourist Park. From Mt Surprise, tourists travel west to the Gulf of Carpentaria, north to Cape York Peninsula or east to the Atherton Tablelands.

 Guest Accommodation:

  • Four ((4) older style airconditioned, ensuited Motel rooms.
  • Two airconditioned double cabins
  • Two single room airconditioned cabins rooms
  • Caravan sites are powered, shaded and offer a quiet retreat for travellers.
  • Camping sites are shaded and close to amenities. Amenities include clean and modern shower and laundry blocks.

 Swimming pool and spa serves to cool and entertain guests throughout the year.

Café & Gift shop is alcohol licensed (packaged) and serves both takeaway and dine in meals. The gift shop sells a variety of hand-crafted jewellery and souveniers

 BP Service Station:

Formerly a separate business entity the Service Station is now an integrated part of the total enterprise. Though not a high turnover venture the supply of Diesel & Petrol adds to the one-stop-shop attraction for both commercial and tourist traffic.

Price:

Asking $………… inclusive of Freehold land, All infrastructure, Furniture, Fixtures and fittings and

Inclusive of Liquor License (subject to approval for the relevant authorities).

Plus Estimated Stock (SAV)

Exclusive of Birds, Aviaries and the animal menagerie on the premises.

 Agents Comment: The current owner  is retiring after 45 years of service to the business and community. The Tourist Park is a well patronised business and now ready for the next generation of energetic owners to capitalise on both existing and potential business opportunities.the Mt Surprise Tourist Park would appeal to:

  1. The person seeking self-employment, opportunity and country living. Someone inclined to the diversity of clientele from the local stockmen, railway men, cattle station owners through to grey nomads and international tourists in search of the ‘real Australia’ OR
  2. Investors looking for cashflow and growth assets.

 POTENTIAL … For a much larger business and a commanding position within the town & district … the adjacent Mt Surprise HOTEL is also available for purchase (see Slaney & Co web listing). The combined businesses would encompass the Hotel, BP Service Station and Tourist Park including, Caravan Park, Camping, Café and Motel … on 15447sqm (1.5447ha)

 DISCLAIMER:  The above report on Mount Surprise Tourist Park has been prepared by Slaney & Co based on information supplied by the property owner and other credible sources. Every endeavour has been made to verify its accuracy. Whilst we trust the information to be correct, we make no warranties or guarantees, and prospective purchasers must rely on their own enquiries & research.                                   
 This document is copyrighted ©

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Surprise Tourist Park & BP Service Station, Mount Surprise, Nth Qld                                    

Featuring:

  • Tourist Caravan Park & Camping
  • Motel
  • Swimming pool
  • BP Service Station
  • Located on the Gulf Development Hwy (‘Savannah Way’ Tourist Drive)m
  • Potential for growth … supplying locals and the plethora of tourists passing
  • through or staying to explore local attractions.
  • Significant land area for expansion.
  • Website mtsurprisetouristpark.com.au

 This is a strong business just waiting for the younger generation energy and capital to capitalise on the seemingly, ever-expanding clientele. In current times (Covid-19) the country areas of Australia are experiencing a renaissance due to restricted travel options and a desire of the tourist population to avoid populated areas and cities. More people are staying longer!

 Area & Tenure:  

Tourist Park:

Freehold, Area – 1.14ha

 BP Service Station:

Freehold, 556sqm

Location:

 Mt Surprise township (population 300-400 people) is approximately 400 km NW of Charters Towers and 330 km SW of Cairns and a short 2-hour drive to the Atherton Tablelands.

With mobile phone service, twice weekly mail service and internet Mt Surprise is a convenient and comfortable place to live. Mt Surprise Township has a Primary School, Police Station, Hotel, Motel and Caravan Park accommodation, Grocery store and Post Office (recently closed) and various businesses catering for the healthy tourism trade.

The town is visited three times per week by a passenger bus from Cairns, several weekly freight services from Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands, and the weekly Cairns-Forsayth-Cairns historic tourist train. The major route – Gulf Development Hwy (Savannah Way) passes through the centre of the town for caravan travellers between the Gulf of Carpentaria and Tropical North Queensland. Mt Surprise is serviced by a weekly health clinic, visited by either the Royal Flying Doctor Service or a nurse from the Tablelands, plus the Georgetown Hospital is approximately 100km away.

Business Premises location:

The Mt Surprise Tourist Park is located in the centre of town, adjacent the Town Park, the Railway Station and the Highway. ALL traffic must go past the front door!

 Tourism:

 A short drive beyond Mt Surprise lies the Undara Lava Tubes, Cobbold Gorge and the gem fossicking area at O’Brien’s Creek. 

The Savannahlander tourist train service http://www.savannahlander.com.au/  traveling on a weekly ‘Outback Odyssey’ enroute Cairns, Chillagoe, Mt Surprise, Einasleigh and Forsayth where tourists access the Undara Lava Tubes, Cobbold Gorge, O’Brien’s Creek Gemfields and other outback experiences.

The road-based tourist traffic within the Nth Qld region exceeds 500,000 visitors annually and many, many of these travel through Mt Surprise and past the front door of the Tourist Park. From Mt Surprise, tourists travel west to the Gulf of Carpentaria, north to Cape York Peninsula or east to the Atherton Tablelands.

 Guest Accommodation:

  • Four ((4) older style airconditioned, ensuited Motel rooms.
  • Two airconditioned double cabins
  • Two single room airconditioned cabins rooms
  • Caravan sites are powered, shaded and offer a quiet retreat for travellers.
  • Camping sites are shaded and close to amenities. Amenities include clean and modern shower and laundry blocks.

 Swimming pool and spa serves to cool and entertain guests throughout the year.

Café & Gift shop is alcohol licensed (packaged) and serves both takeaway and dine in meals. The gift shop sells a variety of hand-crafted jewellery and souveniers

 BP Service Station:

Formerly a separate business entity the Service Station is now an integrated part of the total enterprise. Though not a high turnover venture the supply of Diesel & Petrol adds to the one-stop-shop attraction for both commercial and tourist traffic.

Price:

Asking $………… inclusive of Freehold land, All infrastructure, Furniture, Fixtures and fittings and

Inclusive of Liquor License (subject to approval for the relevant authorities).

Plus Estimated Stock (SAV)

Exclusive of Birds, Aviaries and the animal menagerie on the premises.

 Agents Comment: The current owner  is retiring after 45 years of service to the business and community. The Tourist Park is a well patronised business and now ready for the next generation of energetic owners to capitalise on both existing and potential business opportunities.the Mt Surprise Tourist Park would appeal to:

  1. The person seeking self-employment, opportunity and country living. Someone inclined to the diversity of clientele from the local stockmen, railway men, cattle station owners through to grey nomads and international tourists in search of the ‘real Australia’ OR
  2. Investors looking for cashflow and growth assets.

 POTENTIAL … For a much larger business and a commanding position within the town & district … the adjacent Mt Surprise HOTEL is also available for purchase (see Slaney & Co web listing). The combined businesses would encompass the Hotel, BP Service Station and Tourist Park including, Caravan Park, Camping, Café and Motel … on 15447sqm (1.5447ha)

 DISCLAIMER:  The above report on Mount Surprise Tourist Park has been prepared by Slaney & Co based on information supplied by the property owner and other credible sources. Every endeavour has been made to verify its accuracy. Whilst we trust the information to be correct, we make no warranties or guarantees, and prospective purchasers must rely on their own enquiries & research.                                   
 This document is copyrighted ©

 

 

 

 

 

 

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