Conveniently located close to the city centre and local tourist attractions, this budget motel in Mount Isa is the perfect location for corporate guests and families alike. It is within easy walking distance of shops, businesses, TAFE, local clubs and the bus terminal.
Free courtesy buses are provided by the local clubs and hotels, with pick up and drop off right outside your door.
There are three non smoking ground floor accommodation options to choose from – queen rooms (sleeping 2 guests), queen suites (sleeping 3 guests) and family suites (sleeping 4 guests). All room types also feature a small kitchenette, enabling guests to prepare basic meals if desired.
All rooms feature complimentary WiFi, Foxtel, digital television, air conditioning, iron and ironing board, ensuite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, and complimentary toiletries. Queen rooms and suites also feature DVD players.
To make your stay as enjoyable as possible, this accommodation in Mount Isa also offers an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area, landscaped garden area (which is shaded and secure – suitable for families with children), undercover parking and a guest laundry.
When staying at the Copper Gate Motel, we hope that you’ll also take the opportunity to explore other nearby towns – Cloncurry, Camooweal, Dajarra, Kuridala, Four Ways, Barkly, Julia Creek and more.
When planning to stay at the Copper Gate Motel, we’re sure that you’ll be interested in the many attractions that the region has to offer. Visitors of all ages and areas of interest will find something to enjoy.
There is nothing quite like outback Queensland, so if you want to explore this amazing region you’ve come to the right place! Head to the Hilary Street Lookout for a 360o panoramic view of Mount Isa and to see the global signpost. Pay a visit to Lake Moondarra for swimming, boating, sailing, canoeing and fishing (note that you will need a permit for this). Take the kids to the Family Fun Park, Queensland’s largest all abilities playground.
If you’re more interested in the history and culture of the region, you won’t be disappointed. Some of our favourite attractions include the Kalkadoon Tribal Centre and Meeting Place (which showcases the artwork and artifacts of the Kalkadoon tribe), Underground Hospital & Museum (which was built in a large air-raid shelter during World War II), and the Mount Isa Arts& Culture Walk (which is an easy 7.8km long).
Did you know that the city is known as the rodeo capital of Australia? The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is held each August and draws more than 25,000 visitors each year – be sure to book your accommodation early! Other popular events include MINEX (outback Queensland’s premier mining expo), the Buffs Isa Show, Queensland Music Festival and the Mount Isa Health Expo. The Civis Centre also hosts a variety of shows, from theatre and music to opera and ballet.
The city’s major tourism facility, Outback at Isa is where you will find a wealth of the region’s best attractions – Mount Isa Visitor Information Centre, Hard Time Mine Underground Tour, Isa Experience (an interactive museum experience), Outback Park (a creative landscape experience), Mount Isa Regional Art Gallery, Riversleigh Fossil Centre (where you can see fossils from the nearby Riversleigh Fossil Fields) and Mount Isa Fish Hatchery Project.
If you don’t mind doing a little driving, some day trips will give you ample opportunity to explore the surrounding area and towns to the fullest. Camooweal is about 2 hours drive – Camooweal Caves National Park and the Georgina River are popular attractions here. Cloncurry is about an hour and 20 minutes drive – the Corella Dam, Mary Kathleen Mine and Cloncurry Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum are popular.
The Mount Isa Golf Club is located in the rugged surrounds of Silverlina Creek (which is usually dry thanks to Queensland’s hot climate), making for some amazing views of the city’s landscape. It boasts an impressive 18 holes and a driving range, perfect if you want to play a round or just want to practice your swing. The club is open to social players and has a pro shop onsite to ensure that you have all the right gear.