Dig the Tropic

Multiple Locations

It runs through Australia, Chile, Brazil and South Africa - across a range of landscapes and natural wonders. The Tropic of Capricorn lies 23.5 degrees south of the equator and marks the most southerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon. Head to the Capricorn Tourism Visitor Information Centre on Gladstone Road in Rockhampton where the Tropic of Capricorn Spire is located to learn more about this circle of latitude and its effects on the geology, wildlife and inhabitants of the region.

Journey Details

Duration
182 Hours
Distance
1269 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Public Telephone
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Camping
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Swimming

Full Itinerary

Great Barrier Reef – Capricorn Caves

A sinking coast, a chain of eruptions, and many millions of years created the Tropic of Capricorn's stunning seascape. Volcanic plugs, a gorgeous headline, and the world famous Great Barrier Reef remain a testament to this ancient world.

You may be surprised to know the Great Barrier Reef, which thrives beyond the Keppel Group of Islands, is part of a coastal plain formed from the erosion of the Great Dividing Range!

Heading west - Visit Capricorn Caves and Mount Etna Caves National Park. Fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs or 'volcanic birthstones' at Mt Hay. See the breathtaking sandstone plateau rising above Central Queensland's plains at Blackdown Tableland National Park.

Heading east from Yeppoon you can hop aboard a regular ferry to scenic Great Keppel Island.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
4x4
Capricorn Caves – Mt Hay

The Capricorn Caves are a living laboratory displaying dramatic climate change. Evidence of these changes can be seen in stunning rock formations, their inhabitants and the fossils of creatures who did not survive.

Australia has about 10,000 known caves, each unique, however these limestone caves are particularly special because of their elevation above the surrounding plains and location on the Tropic of Capricorn.

Heading west- Visit the historic township of Mount Morgan. Once home to the richest and largest gold mine in the world.

Fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs, or 'volcanic birthstones' at Mt Hay. Visit Blackdown Tableland National Park, a sandstone plateau rising abruptly above Central Queensland's plains. Stop in at Blackwater, the Coal Capital of Queensland and home to the International Coal Centre. Enter the Central Highlands and see Emerald's fossilised tree trunk, before exploring the Sapphire Gemfields.

Heading east- Rockhampton is the gateway to the Capricorn Coast. Admire the picturesque headlands at Yeppoon and the twin peaks of Double Head, dramatic examples of ancient volcanic plugs. Take a walk to Fan Rock, an unforgettable site showing the effects of cooling on a plug; and explore the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's seven wonders.

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One Way
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Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
Car
Mt Hay – Blackdown Tableland National Park

Nestled at the base of Mt Hay, on what was once a rumbling volcano and the thudereggs you admire today are the fruits of its violent eruptions - "Volcanic Birthstones". Ordinary on the outside, these geo treasures are stunning underneath and their layers tell the story of an incredible geo journey.

The thundereggs formed in silica-rich volcanic rocks resulting from ancient lava flow 120 million years ago. These occurred when two forms of crystallization took place creating spherulites and spheruloids. As the lava cooled the star shaped cavity often seen in thundereggs (spheruloids) developed. The cooling caused minute cracks to occur, allowing silica-rich solutions to seep into the cavities. This filled them with minerals such as quartz, agate, chalcedony, quartz crystals, amethyst, jasper and opalite.

How Can I Experience Mt Hay? Fossicking, guided tour or camping

Heading West
See the breathtaking sandstone plateau rising above the plains at Blackdown Tableland National Park. Stop at Blackwater, the Coal Capital of Queensland and home to the International Coal Centre.

Heading East
Admire the picturesque headlands at Yeppoon and the twin peaks of Double Head, dramatic examples of ancient volcanic plugs.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
Car
Blackdown Tableland National Park - Blackwater International Coal Centre

At the north-eastern edge of the sandstone belt, the spectacular gorges of Blackdown Tableland National Park rise boldly above the plains. The steep escarpments offer a dramatic sight and protect a beautiful National Park adorned with waterfalls and aboriginal rock art.

The Park protects a sandstone plateau rising abruptly above the flat plains. Bordered by high rugged cliffs, this is the traditional home of the Ghungalu people. Rock art across the park reminds us of their connection with this country. Dissected by deep gorges, the park offers spectacular lookouts and scenic waterfalls.

Unique plant communities thrive in the cooler, elevated climate. Several short tracks take in creeks, lookouts and interesting relics from the past. Go spotlighting at night or relax in the peaceful Munall campground. Enjoy the views from Horseshoe lookout. In a four wheel drive, explore the 19 kilometre loop road.

Heading West
Stop at Blackwater, the Coal Capital of Queensland and home to the International Coal Centre.

Heading East
Fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs or 'volcanic birthstones' at Mt Hay. Take a short detour to Mount Morgan, once Australia's greatest gold mining town.

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4x4
Blackwater International Coal Centre – Sapphire Gemfields

The Blackwater International Coal Centre provides amazing perspectives to the coal mining industry as it showcases the Australian coal industry to the world. See how early settlers lived and worked. Wonder at the size and scale of the massive equipment used today, and learn about Australia's leading role in the development of technologies of global importance. Experience the warm welcome of a country mining town, see outback scenery and be amazed at the sheer size of this vital, world class industry. It's a total interactive learning experience for the whole family.

Visit Blackwater International Coal Centre, relive the history and explore the future of coal mining at the Blackwater International Coal Centre. If you still want more after visiting the interpretive centre, be sure not to miss a guided tour to see a real working coal mine first hand.

Heading West
Pass through Emerald, the hub of the Central Highlands. Outside the Town Hall you will find a fossilised tree trunk estimated to be 250 million years old.

Heading East
Discover Blackdown Tableland National Park, where a spectacular sandstone plateau rises abruptly above Central Queensland's plains; and fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs at Mt Hay.

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Level of Difficulty
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Mode of Travel
4x4
Sapphire Gemfields - Drummond Range Lookout

The largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere lie here, in Queensland's Central Highlands: Anakie, Rubyvale, Sapphire and The Willows. Like many of the wonders along the Tropic of Capricorn, the Sapphire Gemfields are a product of incredible time and drastic changes in climate and environment.

Between 70 and 40 million years ago, as the earth's crust shifted, moving Australia closer to its current position, hot spots developed below. Plugs of the Mount Hoy Basalt erupted spewing out basaltic ash and lavas. Abundant sapphires and zircons that had formed deep in the earth's crust, blasted out as crystals in the volcanic ash.

What gemstones might I find on the Sapphire Gemfields? Sapphires come in all shades of the rainbow, although they are typically a deep, royal blue. The Sapphire Gemfields are famous for rich, golden yellow and parti-coloured stones and are also home to the famous black star sapphires.

Heading West
Carry on to Alpha, where dramatic shifts in Tectonic plates formed the Drummond Range - look out for petrified wood.

Heading East
Pass through Emerald, the hub of the Central Highlands. Outside the Town Hall you will find a fossilised tree trunk estimated to be 250 million years old.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
Car

Alpha and the surrounding region offer evidence of an incredible geo journey. As you hold a piece of fossilized wood, or admire the Drummond Range, you are connected to an ancient story. Violent volcanoes, dramatic shifts in the earth's crust and years of harsh environmental changes have drastically transformed this landscape.

265- 235 million years ago the Drummond Range formed when crustal compression occurred, folding the sediments and uplifting the terrain. Today the Drummond Range sits at 451 metres above sea level and residents and visitors to Alpha still find fossilized wood today, reminding them of the region's Geo Journey.

Enjoy an expansive view across the Drummond Range at this lookout, a short detour from the Capricorn Highway. Head to the Rowley Roberts Tourist Information Centre, Alpha, where the volunteers can show you examples of petrified wood and direct you to where you might discover your own piece in a natural setting.

Heading West
Passing through Jericho to Barcaldine, home to the Tree of Knowledge, before resting your travel weary body in the healing waters of the Ilfracombe Artesian Spa.

Heading East
East of Drummond Range awaits the Sapphire Gemfields, the largest, richest gemfields in the southern hemisphere.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
4x4

The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is one of the largest artesian groundwater basins in the world. It underlies approximately one-fifth of Australia and extends beneath arid and semi-arid regions stretching from the Great Dividing Range to the Lake Eyre depression.

The water from the GAB continues to be of vital importance to outback regions of Queensland. They often rely solely on this supply for domestic and farming requirements, irrigation, mining, and other essential industries.

Feel the benefits of these therapeutic mineral waters as you soak your travel weary muscles in the Ilfracombe Artesian Spa. Step on in and immerse yourself in the rejuvenating mineral waters of this artesian spa. These warm waters have been waiting up to two million years to alleviate your weary muscles and are believed to contain healing properties. The best part is that entry is absolutely free!

Heading West
Longreach is home to Starlight's Lookout, the jumpup used in Captain Starlight's infamous cattle heist.
Heading East
Stop in at Barcaldine, spiritual home of the Australian Labour movement. Carry on through Alpha, where dramatic shifts in tectonic plates formed the Drummond Range, and keep your eyes out for petrified wood.

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Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
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Camped on this very rise and surrounded by 1,000 head of stolen cattle, a handful of the outback's most wanted cattle thieves sit huddled around their swags. The infamous Captain Starlight and his men gathered together 1000 stolen cattle on a lonely Jumpup (Mesa), north-east of Longreach. Today you can experience the legend of Starlight and the wonder of Jumpup Country by climbing Starlight's Lookout. Be rewarded with fantastic views and sensational sunset photo opportunities.

Located approximately 40 minutes' drive from Longreach, Starlight's Lookout can be accessed from unsealed Muttaburra-Westside Road. Suitable footwear and reasonable fitness is required. Stop into Cawnpore Lookout, amidst this stunning landscape of red plains and jumpups, discover the trackways of the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede. These prints have remained frozen in time for about 95 million years.

Heading West
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure. Stop for a cold one at Middleton's pub before admiring the mesa at Cawnpore Lookout.

Heading East
Heading toward the Main Dividing Range enjoy the therapeutic properties of the Ilfracombe mineral spa, a result of the Great Artesian Basin.

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Route Details

Route Type
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Mode of Travel
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Age of Dinosaurs Museum - Opalton

Do you dare to tread Dinosaur Country? Winton's eternal flats once swarmed with prehistoric wildlife and lush flora. From the frightening to the fantastic, see the remains of these Capricorn dinosaurs at Winton's Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum.
When Winton was a forested wetland, the region was full of incredible prehistoric creatures.

How can I experience Dinosaur Country?
Winton Dinosaur Preparation Project: Help bring these prehistoric giants back to life! Get hands on with real dinosaur bones, and help to prepare fossils for display.
Dinosaur Discovery Week: Dig for dinosaur bones as part of this exciting excavation project. Join the team amid the vast, rolling Mitchell grass downs, and help retrieve 'never seen before' dinosaur bones.
Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways: See the trackways of the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede, which have remained frozen in time for about 95 million years.

Heading West
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure.

Heading East
Longreach is home to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, and Starlight's Lookout, the jumpup used in the infamous cattle heist.

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Opalton – Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways

The rustic mining settlement of Opalton lies 120 kilometres south west of Winton, and is home to the Queensland Boulder Opal. First discovered in 1888, the boulder opal is unique to Queensland's Tropic of Capricorn, occurring within a belt of weathered Cretaceous sedimentary rocks known as the Winton Formation.

A combination of mineral rich water and a slight electrical charge has grown a crystal structure inside the opal that refracts light, creating the stunning appearance of this Tropic treasure. The largest piece of opal on record was uncovered at Opalton, a pipe opal over three metres long. With a fossicking licence you can try your luck 'specking' and 'noodling' for fragments of opal from the surface or spoils of old workings. Licences are available for one to 12 months and can be obtained from the Mining Registrar in Winton and the Opalton Outpost. There are camping facilities and basic cabins.

Heading West
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure.

Heading East
Longreach is home to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Starlight's Lookout, the jumpup used in the infamous cattle heist.

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Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways - Cawnpore Lookout

Around 95 million years ago a herd of small two legged dinosaurs gathered on the banks of a forest lake near Winton. The herd was attacked by a four tonne theropod and stampeded in a panic across the muddy flats.

A record of this dramatic encounter is cast in more than 3300 fossilised footprints at the Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways. Lark Quarry, 120 kilometres south west of Winton, is currently the only recorded dinosaur stampede on earth. The footprints tell us about a cooler, wetter world, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and the mammal's time is yet to come. When Winton was a forested wetland, the region was full of incredible prehistoric creatures.

Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways are conserved in an ecologically sustainably designed building in Lark Quarry Conservation Park. Drive north from Jundah, or south west from Winton along a gravel road.

Heading West
Stop for a cold one at Middleton's pub before admiring the mesa at Cawnpore Lookout. Browse the marine reptile fossils at Boulia's Stonehouse Museum and have yourself a Min Min Encounter.

Heading East
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure.

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Cawnpore Lookout - Stone House Museum

During the Cretaceous Period, much of Outback Queensland was part of an extensive Inland Sea. Take a journey through time and discover why the ocean filled the Outback; how approaching the Tropic of Capricorn changed Boulia forever; and how the Great Artesian Basin you stand in today links us to this dramatic past.

The Stone House Museum in Boulia features an extensive vertebrate and invertebrate fossil display. See the remains of large fossil marine reptiles, sharks, and fish that once inhabited this region. The museum's unique stone design keeps out the harsh summer heat, typical of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Take a guided tour with local expert 'Dinosaur Dick' Stone House Museum's Marine Dinosaur Collection. Before departing Boulia, decide for yourself whether the Min Min light is a geological wonder or supernatural phenomenon at the spine tingling Min Min Encounter.

Heading West
West of here waits the stunning panoramas of the Northern Territory.

Heading East
Heading east see the dinosaur trackways at Lark Quarry. Around 95 million years old, this is the only recorded dinosaur stampede on earth. Your geo adventure continues at Winton's incredible Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum, as you enter the fascinating world of paleontology.

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The luxury bungalow tent island retreat of Svendsens Beach Great Keppel Island offers guests the perfect eco friendly island holiday with a 'glamping' experience. At their reasonable prices anyone can afford a week on the pristine side of Great Keppel Island. Walk the many bushwalks (up to five hour tracks), snorkel on their lovely coral reefs or just relax. They meet you at the island ferry and transport you over to share their small, friendly, ecologically gentle island way of life, where their power comes from wind generators and solar panels. Whales migrate past the island in Winter (July-September) and turtles nest in Summer (November-February). The accommodation is for adults only. Svendsens Beach can accommodate a maximum of 10 adults in the two luxury tent-bungalows, the newly appointed studio and the rental house. The tents and studio form one small cluster, where up to three couples can share, whereas the house is completely separate and self-contained.

Noosa Avalon Farm Cottages

Pinbarren, Noosa Area
From AU$121 - 300
Noosa Cottages is an Eco award winning Retreat and Sanctuary for your Queensland holidays in the beautiful Noosa Hinterland, fully self-contained holiday accommodation on 30 private treed acres. Sunshine coast accommodation with panoramic mountain views, offering great value for money. Noosa Avalon Farm Cottages has five very individual private country cottages from rustic to country elegance and can sleep one to 23 guests. Great for families, honeymooners, romance, children and pets, and business groups in the real Australian bush. Don't forget your marshmallows to toast around your campfire and enjoy a kaleidoscope of stars. Close to Lake Cootharaba, Cooroy, Pomona, Eumundi, Fraser Island and Cooloola, Enjoy National Parks, kangaroos, lakes and native animals, butterfly and bird watching, walking and horse riding trails, Eumundi markets, art galleries, museums, Majestic Silent Movie Theatre, antiques, restaurants, fishing and swimming. They are environmentally friendly since 1986 and do not use poisons on Avalon. Five minutes to your local friendly town of Pomona, quirky and historical, lot of antiques and country shopping, only 90 minutes from Brisbane. The kids will love animal feeding and viewing on the farm. Experience wildlife and farm animals with a focus on revegetation, habitat and education.
From AU$110 - 110
Enjoy your farm stay activities and accommodation at Chinchilla, the beginning of the outback. In 1990 Shirley and Brian returned to the family property (settled in 1910) to build their Bimbimbi home. Later they restored the original pioneer family home complete with original furniture at Little Hollow. They now can share with guests their love and enjoyment of country life either at Bimbimbi which offers full accommodation or self-catered accommodation at Little-Hollow. The 2,500 acre Hereford grazing property is situated 20 kilometres west of Chinchilla and is only a three and a half hours drive from Brisbane. When you step out of your car the peace and tranquility of the views, bush and wilderness areas will enfold you. Guests can walk to explore or just watch the Hereford cows and calves graze. Bordering on the Condamine River this property has preserved a major part of the original bush and wilderness areas. It has been recognised by Greening Australia and is registered as “Land for Wildlife”.

Henderson Park Farm Retreat

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
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From AU$165 - 225
Henderson Park, a fifth generation family run working cattle property, is uniquely positioned just 10 minutes off the East Coast Highway and 30 minutes north of Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Join an educational property tour, simply unwind or take a break from travelling. Go on a bush walk, see wildlife and cattle in their natural environment, go canoeing, swimming, fishing (creek is stocked with Barramundi!) and admire the stunning sunset and evening bird song. There are two styles of fully self contained accommodation available. Luxurious accommodation is provided in an intimate setting at Hedlow Lodge, which boasts 180 degree views over the property and water from the spacious communal deck. Four queen ensuited rooms are available in Hedlow Lodge. Their Pioneer Style Cabins are cosy and timber lined with private verandahs also overlooking beautiful Hedlow Creek. Two cabins are available each with different bedding configuration. Ranked number 1 of 32 places to stay in the Rockhampton region on Trip Advisor, hosts Annika and Ryan are waiting to welcome you to their little piece of paradise!

Hay Point Country Bed and Breakfast

Hay Point, Mackay Area
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From AU$140 - 140
Relax and escape to this tropical country retreat located only 25 minutes south of Mackay. Access roads are all sealed - only 10 minutes from the highway. The air-conditioned self-contained unit provides a convenient home-base while you explore the Mackay/Whitsunday region's rainforests, reefs and many other unique tourist attractions. After a day of sightseeing or fishing, unwind with a game of tennis and then cool down in the resort-style pool. You might like to assist with feeding the farm animals or just take a leisurely walk while you absorb the country atmosphere. A full breakfast is included in the tariff and country style evening meals are available with 24 hours notice. The unit has a well-equipped kitchen and the laundry includes a washing machine, iron and ironing board. Wi-fi is available and they accept Visa and MasterCard.

Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park

Palm Beach, Gold Coast Area
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From AU$42 - 525
Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park is located on the waterfront of the Tallebudgera Estuary, an ideal holiday spot for families who love the water. There’s a netted swimming area in the creek plus a patrolled surf beach 300 metres from the park. This family park has it all with three swimming pools which are heated seasonally, a tennis court, well-stocked kiosk, camp kitchens, barbecues, a playground and recreation room. Park accommodation includes a wide variety of two and three bedroom villas that sleep from four to nine guests. Villas on the waterfront have picturesque views, and for the budget conscious, the lodging rooms are ideal with shared facilities. The wide range of sites is suitable for caravans, camper trailers, camper vans and tents. Options include waterfront, ensuite, powered and un-powered. A boat ramp adjacent to the park provides easy boating and fishing access. Scenic Burleigh Heads National Park is within a short stroll for bushwalks and spectacular views. The drive to theme parks and Surfers Paradise is a comfortable 30 minutes from the park and easy access to public transport gets you to nearby golf courses, restaurants, and services clubs.

Greenlee Cottages

Sarabah, Scenic Rim Area
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From AU$175 - 300
Greenlee Cottages are four contemporary cottages with rustic charm set in the Scenic Rim, with a backdrop of Greenlee Farm macadamia orchard. Soak up the great views of the Canungra Valley from the deck. Listen to the Canungra Creek flowing by. Relax with a good book. Immerse yourself in nature with native wildlife and birdlife on your doorstep. The cottages accommodate between two and four people. Woodcutters cottage is disable friendly so all guests can enjoy the beauty of the surrounds. Enjoy the comfortable queen beds and the rustic touches in the bathrooms. Each cottage has its own welcoming feel. Wi-fi is available. Indulge in a breakfast basket full of food sourced from the Scenic Rim that you can cook in your kitchenette. A barbecue gazebo is available for your use at any time. Barbecue packs can be arranged with notice. Farm tours can be arranged to explore the macadamia farm. Make time to taste the many wines of the area, or go bushwalking at close locations like O’Reillys, Binna Burra or Tamborine Mountain. Learn about the woodcutting history of the Canungra area. Only one hour from Brisbane or the Gold Coast.
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From AU$70 - 180
Come and live the real outback life. Myella is a working cattle farm situated 1.5 hours from Rockhampton. They offer friendly and clean accommodation. The rooms have air-conditioning, fan and most have a refrigerator and feature a painting from a local artist. The beds are comfortable and all linen is provided. Standard rooms have shared bathrooms, there are some ensuite rooms available. One bathroom on the farm has wheelchair access. Powered or unpowered campsites are available. There is a television, laundry, swimming pool, a large lawn area, and the dining hut is made from Myella farm timber. Great home cooked meals are available. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Tours are available (additional cost) or book an all inclusive package. Try horse riding, motorbike lessons, cow milking, whip cracking, lasso, feed cows, horses and chickens. See the wild kangaroos, go on a bush walk or just take in the breathtaking country scenery. Become one of the family and enjoy great country home cooked food. Transfers available or enquire for their self drive packages.
From AU$185 - 265
Clandulla Cottages and Farmstay is a tranquil and private farmstay holiday getaway featuring self contained accommodation. Located in the Gold Coast Hinterland at the foot of Tamborine Mountain, their farmstay is just a one hour drive from Brisbane and an easy 40 minute drive from the Gold Coast. Clandulla Cottages and Farmstay are nestled in some of the Scenic Rim Regions most beautiful countryside and on the doorstep of award-winning wineries and the best equine stables and polo fields. Whether you're looking for adventure or just some peace and relaxation, Clandulla Cottages and Farmstay has something for everyone. They even offer facilities for you to bring your own horse, perfect for those who are attending one of the many equine events in the area.

Wittacork Dairy Cottages

Witta, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$190 - 350
Wittacork is a modern working dairy farm on 300 acres, containing over 100 acres of pristine rainforest. The farm adjoins Lake Baroon Conservation Area and National Park and is a Land for Wildlife registered property. The self contained cottages are set on a ridge overlooking Lake Baroon and the Obi Obi Gorge National Park and surrounded by rainforest. Guests can watch the cows being milked, feed the calves, collect eggs, bushwalk or laze on the deck soaking in the peace and the views. The property has a two kilometres of walking tracks in the rainforest with bridges across creeks and waterfall viewing areas.
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