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Palm Creek Circuit

Ravensbourne, Toowoomba Area

The Palm Creek circuit at Ravensbourne National Park leaves the Buaraba Creek track and crosses Palm Creek-named after the piccabeen palms (Archontophoenix cunninghamiana) covering its steep banks. Look in the canopy for epiphytes growing on taller trees and birds feasting on palm tree fruits. A short side track leads along a eucalypt forest ridge to a small sandstone overhang.

Journey Details

Duration
1.25 Hours
Distance
3.6 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

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Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Ravensbourne National Park
National Park Road
Ravensbourne, Toowoomba Area
Queensland
Australia

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Hillview Cottages

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
  • Deals
From AU$140 - 270
Hillview Cottages is a unique multi award winning Booie Range retreat and is the perfect place to stay while you discover the South Burnett and Bunya Mountains. There are three self contained and fully equipped air conditioned cottages (all with double spa baths and wood fires) overlooking this magnificent 160 acre property which has with views for miles. Each cottage has its own historic charm - from a converted dairy and a workers cottage to a historic church (circa 1912) If you're looking for peace and quiet and star-filled nights, then this is the place. The area has everything you need for a great weekend away. Only two and a half hours drive from Brisbane, Hillview is the perfect destination for that short break to recharge the batteries. The view is wonderful and the serenity and ambience of the property is good for the soul. Chris and Sandy invite you to share their piece of paradise and enjoy the magic of Hillview.

Redrock On Booie

Booie, South Burnett Area
  • Deals
From AU$165 - 190
Redrock on Booie, comprising two luxury self contained cottages high on the Booie range, just 10 kilometres north of Kingaroy, is set on 45 acres of pristine native bushland. This includes 20 acres of hardwood forest - a natural haven for native birds and wildlife and home to a small, but growing, herd of pedigree Lowline Cattle. Set amongst the native forest high above Augustine Valley on the rim of the Booie Range, Redrock provides the perfect setting for secluded, private and peaceful getaways. Both cottages feature Queen sized beds, leather recliner lounge chairs, spa baths and wood fires. The rear patios are ideal for taking in the spectacular views of Augustine valley and the Booie Range, while relaxing or turning steaks on the gas barbecue. Located within five kilometres of Kingaroy's wineries and restaurants and 10 minutes from the centre of Kingaroy, Redrock on Booie is the ideal place to relax and revive.

Taabinga Homestead

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
From AU$100 - 130
Taabinga Homestead is part of the National Estate and is central to the history of the South Burnett. The homestead was built in 1846 and is one of Queensland's oldest, continuously lived in rural homes. Situated at Haly Creek near Kingaroy, Taabinga Homestead is a working cattle property. Accommodation at the Homestead is in fully equipped, self-contained cottages set amongst its gardens. Other outbuildings include the stables, a dairy, blacksmiths and butcher's shops. Walking trails around the property, including its dam, allow visitors to see birds and native animals in their natural state. Visitors may also view Taabinga's cemetery and its vineyard, watch cattle work in action or simply relax in its tranquil setting. The Homestead also caters for group visits, which feature a guided tour of the Homestead and outbuildings together with lunch, morning or afternoon tea as required. A visit to Taabinga Homestead offers a genuine experience of rural living as well as a glimpse of past lifestyles at this historic property. Taabinga Homestead is owned and managed by Libby Leu and Colin Marshall. Libby's family has owned and lived at the Homestead since 1887.

Bunyip Springs Farmstay

Nanango, South Burnett Area
From AU$140 - 500
Bunyip Springs Farmstay provides visitors with genuine farm experiences and the unique attractions nearby make Bunyip Springs the perfect place to holiday. The 251 hectare farm is a grazing property and paddocks near to the accommodation facilities are home to the quiet farm animals. These animals allow children to enjoy hands-on activities such as feeding, milking, egg collecting and a lead horse ride. Alpacas are led during activities. The property's rural setting includes natural bushland, spring fed creeks and granite boulder formations. These features provide wonderful bushwalking, wildlife and bird watching opportunities. Nearby attractions include the astronomical observatory, country hotel for good hearty meals and Coomba Waterhole in and around Maidenwell, five kilometres from the Farmstay. The beautiful Bunya Mountains National Park is a natural wonderland just 23 kilometres away from the farm's location in the foothills. Owner Kathy enjoys sharing the attractions of Bunyip Springs and is only too happy to guide visitors and familiarise them with the property. Accommodation premises include the three bedroom Cottage (sleeps six) and the three bedroom Lodge (sleeps eight). Both are self-contained with linen provided. Wood heaters make for cosy winter nights and verandas are popular to relax on in the summer months.

Minmore Farmstay Bed and Breakfast

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
From AU$120 - 120
Minmore is a 7,000 hectare beef producing property with a hectare of gardens, a tennis court and abundant wildlife. It's only a 45 minute drive to the Bunya Mountains and close to fruit growing area, wineries and the golf course. There is gliding available at the Kingaroy airport. Activities include feeding the animals, gathering eggs, bush walks and picnics. It's ideal for bird watchers and pets welcome, small dogs only. Accommodation is available both within the homestead and the two bedroom cottage is perfect for families.

Mulanah Gardens Bed and Breakfast Cottages

Inverlaw, South Burnett Area
From AU$120 - 165
Award winning Mulanah Gardens Bed and Breakfast Cottages is set within idyllic and well-sculpted gardens within 200 acres of picturesque rural land 18 kilometres outside of Kingaroy, in the heart of South Burnett. The owners and hosts, Lindsay and Rhonda Kath, have created a beautifully landscaped garden, which is the setting for two four and a half star luxury well-appointed cottages, where you will be encouraged to relax and pamper yourself. While staying, you can take advantage of the billiard room, outdoor chess or luxury packages, which include Swedish massage, local produce hampers, or a honeymoon indulgence package. Your hosts will even order and collect meals from one of the finest local hotels, so you don't have to leave your cottage. You can also explore the South Burnett, home to natures own Bunya Mountains and two of Queensland's biggest inland waterways, not to mention some of the most scenic agricultural countryside in Queensland. Take some time out, rejuvenate your senses with superb food and wine in the heart of Queensland's newest and fastest growing wine region, 'discover South Burnett'. Mulanah Gardens does offer the best of hospitality and have been awarded highly for their outstanding care towards their guests.

Yarraman Caravan Park

Yarraman, Toowoomba Area
From AU$25 - 80
Yarraman Caravan Park is within walking distance of the friendly Queensland country township of Yarraman and is an excellent base to take in the local attractions of the South Burnett, including the Bunya Mountains and Palms National Parks, Wineries and the Kingaroy Astronomical Observatory. Guests can bushwalk from the caravan park along a network of marked forest trails through state forests and bushland. The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail starts in Yarraman and is suitable for walking/mountain bikes/horses. Yarraman and the South Burnett offer visitors a wealth of attractions including historical sites and museums, and wineries, bird watching, fishing, gold fossicking, four wheel driving and trail and mountain bike riding. The caravan park is set amid a range of flower gardens, palms and native trees, on high ground away from the noise of the highway, and has panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. Yarraman Caravan Park features a swimming pool, free barbecues, playground, camp kitchen, campfire area, LPG refilling and kiosk. Drive-through caravan sites are also available. Clean and comfortable cabins are available for overnight or longer term. Group discounts are available and they have a club/function room for group use.

Room Motels Kingaroy

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$129 - 159
Room Motels Kingaroy is considered to be Kingaroy's best kept secret; a friendly and affordable motel that can be your home away from home. Room Motels Kingaroy is located 225 kilometres north-west of Brisbane in the heart of the South Burnett region with Dalby, Chinchilla, Toowoomba and Gayndah as close neighbours. It is the gateway to Queensland's agricultural, cattle and mining regions and is steeped in political significance. Room Motels Kingaroy is centrally located with supermarkets, restaurants, take-away outlets, vehicle services and the Show Grounds within easy walking distance. We are noted for our seasonally inspired menu which is available 7 days which can be enjoyed room service style, or seated in the individual breezeways or at the garden gazebo. Guests and visitors to Kingaroy have recently reviewed us to be #1. We have also been awarded as "Start-up Business of the Year" by South Burnett Directions & South Burnett Regional Council. Whilst we are favourites with the Corporate Community, we are equally popular with wedding groups and sporting groups in town. The Bunya Mountains are just 40 minutes away, a popular days outing for biking and motoring groups.

Peppertree Cabins Kingaroy

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$99 - 200
If you are looking for cabin accommodation in the South Burnett, then look no further than the beautiful Pepper Tree Cabins in Kingaroy. Nestled in attractive landscaped surrounds, Pepper Tree Cabins offers a unique option for accommodation with 32 self-contained cabins that are modern, comfortable and affordable and are conveniently located less than two kilometres from the town centre. For singles, couples or families, the self-contained cabins are spacious with fully equipped kitchens, full size ensuite, separate bedroom, television/DVD, reverse cycle air-conditioning, undercover car accommodation and much more. Pepper Tree Cabins is an ideal base to explore the beautiful South Burnett region. Sample some of the region's fresh produce and award-winning wines or take a drive to the magnificent Bunya Mountains. At the end of the day, you can relax on the verandah of your cabin and enjoy one of our boutique wines or liqueurs and then enjoy a delicious meal at the Restaurant located opposite PepperTrees. Whether your visit is for work or for play you will enjoy a quiet, tranquil and relaxed atmosphere in a security gated complex. A personalised, friendly welcome awaits you, so stay with Pepper Tree Cabins soon!

Crane Winery Bed and Breakfast

Booie, South Burnett Area
From AU$150 - 150
Crane Wines Bed and Breakfast, only 10 kilometres from Kingaroy, is situated in a private wing of the magnificent old Queenslander home, set high on the Booie Range, with expansive views across the valley. The Bed and Breakfast has two beautifully appointed queen rooms, and caters for up to four adults. Your verandah offers a quiet place to sit and take in the views while sipping on one of Cranes hand crafted boutique wines, after a day exploring all that this beautiful region has to offer the visitor.
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