Is mountain bike hire available ?


Yes, you can arrange mountain bike hire from our experience partners RegionX.

Explore the bike paths, bush tracks, headlands, coffee shops, lookouts and beautiful beaches surrounding The Bower on a Giant Comfort Mountain Bike.

At least 48 hours notice is required for booking and the hire includes maps, locks and and helmets etc. For bower guests if you hire for 24 hours or more, the bikes can be delivered to your ‘bower’ ready for you on arrival, for a bike drop off / pickup service of just $20.


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Where are the closest shops to pick up supplies and groceries ?

Grocery supplies and liquor can be purchased at the IGA Tomakin Supermarket/Bottle Shop which is about 3kms North of The Bower. Already much appreciated by locals and our guests alike, the Moorings IGA makes your holiday experience that much easier and more convenient. The supermarket is open 7 days a week from 7.30 am to 7.30 pm, and stocks a great range of fresh fruit & vegetables, meat, groceries, deli items & liquor. For any information call +612 4471 5559.
Address is at 2158 George Bass Drive, Tomakin.

Also, the Broulee General Store, Bottle Shop and Post office agency [2.5kms] offers a good range of wines and liquor, fuel, fishing tackle, ice cream and confectionery and basic grocery supplies. 23-25 Grant Street, Broulee. Phone +612, 4471 6100.


Is linen provided ?

Yes, we provide bed linen, bath towels, complimentary slippers. Bathrobes are also provided for guests use during your stay.

Is breakfast included ?

We provide a generous healthy breakfast hamper, on arrival.

This consists of fresh fruit, fruit juice, a selection of cereals, muesli, croissants, (plus sausages, bacon and eggs, in the Bowers, but not the Bambino) milk, a selection of English and herbal teas, ‘Nespresso’ style pods & instant coffee and wholemeal bread.

This is provided on your arrival and is designed to get you started. Most people find it lasts a couple of mornings. However, if you need to supplement it you can get extra cereal, etc. at either the;

  • Broulee General store, or
  • Tomakin IGA ‘supermarket’ which are both only a couple of kms [1 mile] away from The Bower.

We can also provide GF or vegetarian breakfast options, on request when making your reservation.

Where are the closest eateries ?

For breakfast and lunch, Single Fin Canteen check their opening hours [1.5km], The Mossy Cafe [1.9km],  Killibinbin [2.1km], South Brou Cafe [2.5km], The Rivermouth General Store [4km with great homemade pies and excellent coffee] and Smokey Dan’s Restaurant and Bar, [2.7km] at The Moorings and the Riverview Cafe at the Tomakin  club are all just a very short drive.  For a more complete details, check our recommended cafe’s page.

For dinner, Smokey Dan’s Restaurant and Bar, [2.7km] at The Moorings, the Left Bank Brasserie in the Tomakin Club and  Two Sisters on wheels [Lao Thai takeaway] are all possibilities nearby The Bower.

For other options at night, including some fine dining options, check our Where to eat near The Bower at night page.

Click here for Gluten Free options.