Food & Beverage


Mungumby Lodge homestead

Mungumby Lodge has been a successful Bed & Breakfast for the past 33 years. Operating in the region well before electricity and sealed road arrived in these parts. We believe that breakfast is one of the most important start to a day. We, therefore, offer an inexpensive buffet continental breakfast that suits most as you will never please everybody. It is in addition to your room price and can be pre-ordered with internet bookings. Also available on the day subject to availability of seating at the required time.

Special note: -For those doing early start tours, or need or be back on the road early, we can offer self-help breakfast that can be taken earlier than the below times.

Special note 2: -For those self-catering the dining room & outside pavilion areas are closed for self-service whilst breakfast service is underway during the below hours. Self-cater clients are able to have breakfast in their cabins, however, no cookers are to be used on patios.

Service times: 07.30 – 09.00

Food included:- Fresh whole fruit, cereals,  preserves, boiled eggs, assorted bread, soft cheese, assorted yogurts,

Beverages included:- Apple, Orange juice, Mungumby Spring Water, Milk, Fresh Plunger Coffee, Daintree or Nevada locally grown fresh tea, Assorted herbal infusion teas

Price:- Adult $19 pp – Child (6-12) $15 pp


Most of our customers are out the many things to do during the day. For those that wish to stay and enjoy the grounds, it pays to be prepared and bring with you some salad, and sandwich-making gear or use the BBQ at the BBQ Pavilion overlooking Mungumby Creek.

Some of our favourite spots for lunch are.

Cooktown:– Gilled & Gutted at the Wharf, Riverside Patisserie, Natures Power House, Becktopia, Cooktown Bakery, RSL or the Top Pub.

Helenvale/Rossville : -Lions Den Hotel

Bloomfield:- IGA fish and Chips eat at the benches overlooking the beach at Weary Bay.

Mungumby Lodge Cooktown

Evening meals.

A short 5 min drive down Mungumby Rd to the Lion’s Den Hotel is a great way to relive the history of the region. Pub meals & pizzas 7 days with indoor and outdoor tables. Often live music and on Friday nights Jag the joker brings in the locals. Sunday night is roast night and the beverages are always cold.

At Mungumby there is the Aussie BBQ Pavilion and Fire pit grill in the garden overlooking the Mungumby Creek. At this stage we do not have facility or self-catering outside of this BBQ facility and no cooking is permitted in the rooms or on the front patios. There is a microwave oven in the homestead, salad bowls, plate’s cutlery and cutting boards etc. All must be returned clean as found and wash up area and equipment provided.

Light easy microwave meal options are available at Mungumby Lodge for heating in the microwave. We stock a selection of pre-made dishes available in the reception. These are frozen so when ordered on the day can be left in the freezer for your convenience and heated as per the instructions. We have place mats, cuttlery, plates etc in the dining area.

Some of our favourite spots for dinner are.

In Cooktown:– Thai Spice Restaurant, RSL or Bowls Club.

Helevale/Rossville:- Lions Den Hotel