Lava Tubes, Gems & Gorges
with Glorious Scenery
Immerse Yourself in the Grandeur of Nature
Experience a Hidden Outback Oasis
The township of Einasleigh, originally named Copperfield, was laid out in 1900 by the mining warden on a new township reserve established near the Einasleigh Company's copper mine.
First known as New Charleston, it was renamed Forsayth after the railway's commissioner, James Forsayth Thallon.
Georgetown is the administrative headquarters of the Shire of Etheridge, a local government area encompassing the nearby settlements of Mount Surprise, Forsayth and Einasleigh.
The settlement lives up to its name with a range of adventures including tours to the nearby geological wonders such as the Undara Lava Tubes and fossicking expeditions to O'Brien's Creek.