A western Queensland sheep and cattle station spanning half the size of Singapore has taken home three titles at the prestigious national Grey Nomad Awards.
Charlotte Plains Outback Magic, a half hour east of Cunnamulla, was announced as the gold winner of the Best Grey Nomad Farm or Station Stay from the Sunshine Coast tonight, while the Charlotte Plains Historical Property Tour won the Best Grey Nomad Tour silver award and the station also secured its place as the bronze winner - Best Grey Nomad Attraction Award.
The Grey Nomad Awards showcase the best places to stay and play.
Owned and operated by long-time local Robyn Russell, the station offers powered and unpowered campsites with artesian baths that become 'hot property' at sunset.
The judges said Charlotte plains was supporting every business in and around Cunnamulla while encouraging senior travellers to stay longer in the unique pocket of Queensland.
"This is a truly fabulous set of products and Robyn has displayed an unmatched love and enthusiasm for her outback life and station," the judges said.
"Many stations and farms open their paddocks for grey nomads to stay, but continuous tourism investment in Charlotte Plains' campgrounds plus the unique historic tour with its 130-year-old woolshed and the old Queenslander make this a stand-out experience.
"Grey Nomads are not looking for five-star accommodation with all the bells and whistles, but rather an authentic experience where they can camp comfortably and safely while enjoying the local area. Charlotte Plains Outback Magic delivers that in spades."
Awards director, Kim Morgan, said this platform provided verified information for over 55 travellers.
Other 2021 gold winners were:
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