Forsayth is located in the central base of Cape York and is a part of the Savannah Way. Surrounded by mountainous terrain, consisting of granite and mineralised sedimentary rocks, this is pioneering country. A place where you can reconnect with the rich history, people, places and geological wonders of our vast outback country, with a range of tours and activities available.
Forsayth has a small permanent population of around 75 residents. At its heart are the Goldfields Hotel and Finnigan’s Rest, both of which are open throughout the year. The Goldfields Hotel is a meeting place for locals and visitors alike. It’s open 7 days a week and has an onsite bar, café and restaurant, as well as convenience store, post office, fuel supplies and world class agate display.
Finnigan’s Rest provides modern, comfortable Forsayth accommodation. It’s adjacent to the Goldfields Hotel and all rooms are air-conditioned for your comfort. There’s a range of bedding configurations and all rooms have their own ensuite. To get here you can self-drive, Forsayth is 40km south of Georgetown and 70km west of Einasleigh or book a ticket on the famous Savannahlander train.
The Goldfields Hotel is open 7 days a week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also has a modern convenience store offering fresh food, cold food, dry stores and confectionary items. It also has a postal agency, tourist information and one of the world’s best Agate displays.More Info
Finnigan’s Rest provides modern, comfortable ensuite accommodation in Forsayth. There’s 18 Double Rooms and 20 King Single Rooms. Suites have timber verandahs and air conditioning, as well as a TV, bed light, bar fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Double bedding configuration.More Info
There is something for everyone at Forsayth. Take a day trip to the fabulous Cobbold Gorge. Book a seat on the Savanahlander. Learn history on the Forsayth By Night tour. Wander the gardens and look for gold nuggets. This is a place where you can reconnect with the rich history, people and places of outback Australia.More Info