SSAA OR HUNTING CLUB MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED BY ALL HUNTERS
Blackwater #1 is a 5,000-acre QLD property offering level, grassy terrain with creeks, dams and seasonal waterholes.
Pigs, wild cats and dogs and rabbits can be found and hunted here.
Quads, bikes and buggys, bows and spotlighting allowed. Dogs are not.
A 4WD is not essential on this property as the internal roads are well maintained.
There is variable phone service throughout the property.
2-bedroom house accommodation that sleeps 6 is available.
No need to bring firewood – the property has available firewood lying around the property for you to collect.
You can sight your firearms and target shoot, of course observing all safety precautions away frm stock, houses and main roads.
No trophy fees.
This 5,026 acre freehold property in the tightly held Blackwater area carries a good body of grasses and native grasses in creek areas. Areas of the property have previously been farmed. There are 2 good dams and further water includes a seasonal dam plus seasonal waterholes along Blackwater Creek.
The best time to book is all year.
Temperature relatively variable, ranging from minimum low 3 degrees to maximum high 34 degrees. Average rainfall is 26inches.
The accommodation is a very liveable 2-bedroom house with double bed, double/single bunk, single beds and mattresses – sleeping 6 comfortably. There is also a lounge room, toilet, shower, power, fridge, new stove, kettle, toaster, plates, cups, and limited utensils. You will need to bring all linen, food and fuel.
Rules on the property are simple – follow and read the conditions for property access book. Common Sense – leave gates as found, no shooting at or anywhere near grazing cattle, or on ridgelines, respecting property boundaries, avoid driving on near crops and gardens. Hunt respectfully. Take all rubbish with you to the designated area, obey any fire restrictions especially total fire bans. No hooning vehicles.
Vehicles are to be parthenium free please!
Blackwater #1 in central QLD is a mining town with several coal mines close to town (BMA, Curragh & Jillenbah). The properties accommodations are great for families and groups of friends and visitors really enjoy how good the roads are and that there are toilets and showers available.
When the family comes along with hunters, they can relax and swim, picnic, read, or use the surroundings as inspiration for art or photography. You can also enjoy the serenity and wildlife to be spotted. Plenty of bushwalking, birdwatching and camp-like activities to be enjoyed!
The owners are also up for a chat with hunters and families.
This property is less than 10kms from Blackwater township with plenty of basic services and things to do, plus the beautiful tourist spot of Blackwater Tableland National Park with gorges and walking trails. Bedford Weir is a great spot of water-skiing and swimming and Blackwater International Coal Centre in the area is also visitor friendly with an information station, coal mining museum, cinema and café.
Blackwater services and supplies can be found 7.5kms away including Woolworths, Subway, Pizza Hut, Coffee Shop, Bakery (5-5pm), McDonalds, 2 hotels (10-10pm), plus great meals at the local Country Club. You can also source Ag supplies and bullets and fuel there. Caltex Fuel is 24hrs.
It is recommended visitors come well equipped and bring insect repellent and sunscreen in summer.
For access to any of our properties, all Shooters, Non-shooters and Bow Hunters require current membership of one of the following:
All Doggers on dogging approved properties need to be a member of the APDHA
For each non-hunter attending any of our properties, it is compulsory to be covered by current comprehensive public liability insurance. This is a non-negotiable requirement and forms part of your booking contract. Similar to having travel insurance to go on holidays. This insurance is available by being a current member of an AHO, the SSAA or the Shooters Union before your booking is approved.
We also recommend current ambulance cover.
You enter these properties fully aware of the risks involved and do so at your own risk.
IHP, property owners and all related and unrelated parties are not held liable for any claim, accident or injury.
In other words, take responsibility for your own actions, watch what you are doing and ACT LIKE AN ADULT WITH COMMON SENSE.
We truly want everyone to have a great time on our properties. Take time to read and understand the Conditions of Property Access