Holroyd River Road, HOLROYD RIVER QLD 4892


Kendall River Station


Kendall River Station, close to the North Western side of Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, stands out as a unique property. It benefits from abundant monsoonal rainfall and boasts unlimited water sources, including the crystal-clear Sinclair and Kendall rivers and the rich Archer and Holroyd rivers. The property’s soil quality is exceptional. Moreover, with the global emphasis on carbon offsets, Kendall River Station is well-positioned to capitalize on the growing opportunities in this industry.

Total Area: of 274,000Ha of Pastoral Lease:

Soils :approximately 117,000Ha of High Quality deep well drained red soils (see soil map below) . The balance ranges from black soil flats to loams and sandy loams and deep sands.

Located: 650km NW of Mareeba, 200km west of Coen. Bounded by the Holroyd River to the south and the Archer River and Running Creek to the north with the Kendall River just south of the Centre

Land Use Types:

Carbon Program – Savanna Burning Project has been run for the last 8 years. Kendall River Station has been the proponent since 2016. There has been significant growth in the value of Carbon Credits over that time and is set to continue. There is an opportunity to extend this income by way of the new methodology which includes carbon sequestration and the inclusion of soil carbon
Natural Assets – With the many pristine waterways , lakes and permanent flowing rivers and the tall messmate forest areas, represent great opportunity as set asides for Natural assets.

Eco Tourism – In this wildlife-rich and naturally beautiful setting, you will find many opportunities – from hunting/fishing/camping safaris and photography expeditions to potentially establishing tourist accommodations in the many stunning locations.

Agribusiness -Beef cattle and hay
Rainfall: monsoonal environment with 1200-2400mm most falling during the months of October-May
Temperature: typically 15C- 30C, low humidity during winter months and 22C-33C high humidity during summer months. During the buildup in November for 1 month it can push 38C maximum.

The Kendall River Station Homestead is a fully air conditioned classic homestead made from local Ironwood. 4 bedroom / 1 bathroom house (airconditioned) / large living area / large porch overlooking lake, 4 car carport

– Workman’s Cottage : 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom (air conditioned)
– Guest Rooms :Dongha with 4x rooms each with ensuite (air conditioned).Sheltered carport the length of the dongha

Internet: Has access to the highly reliable, low latency Starlink Internet (100-300mbps/30mpbs, ping 60ms unlimited), which is either as good as or surpasses most residential city broadband. Given the low population density, this service almost never becomes congested. This is suitable for 4k streaming, video calls, wifi calls and internet gaming.

Off grid:
Upgraded 2 years ago, with a full set of new batteries, a new inverter (selectronic 120v inverter, highly reliable) and 19kW of new panels and a HYW-30 M5 silenced generator, there is enough power to run aircons during the day without the generator being used. Since the new upgrade the generator barely gets used.

– 22kW of Solar Panels (19kW less than 3 years old)
– 125kWh of battery storage

Unlimited water:
There is zero consideration for water usage, with millions of litres of water available all year round, fed by solar to 120k litres of storage, never do you need to even consider if you are using too much water.
The two large rainwater tanks ensure pure drinking water all year round.
During the wet season, a simple switch converts the Homestead and second house to pure rain water.

1 workshop, 1x machinery shed,1 X large machinery shed ( 6m wall height)

– 1km all weather airstrip which
Airstrip Camp/Hunters lodge:

– Generator
– shed
– 4x ensuited rooms in donga, (3 air conditioned)

– 1000L rainwater tank

Ground water: Excellent supply of high quality groundwater .

Cattle Yards / Trap yards

2 sets cattle yards ( one steel , one wooden )Numerous trap yards spread around the property

Access *see white lines on map:

Over 300km of roads allows for road access to much of the property north of the Kendall River. Many accessible by trucks.

Plant and Equipment: Significant amount of plant and equipment included

Property Features
  • 4 bed
  • 1 bath
  • Land is 274,000 hectare
David Leeds
David Leeds
Principal / Rural Sales Specialist
0418 594 416
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