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ecoRidge Hideaway

Preston, Toowoomba Area

Indicative Rate * AU$110 to AU$195

Perched on a ridge of the Great Dividing Range at 650 metres, stay in style at ecoRidge Hideaway Bed and Breakfast. Choose from three fully self-contained chalets built in accordance with eco-friendly practices to minimise your carbon footprints.

Contemplate breathtaking views to the surrounding peaks and valleys, unforgettable sunrises and living work of art through the ever changing daylight. On 50 acres of serene nature, the mountain retreat is also home to a multitude of birds and wildlife you will enjoy spotting from your deck. Take a walk on the bush property trail, climb up to the top of Mount Campbell, the highest peak in the area, or explore the Historical Gorman's Gap track, the first bullock wagon supply route up the escarpment.

This is an ideal getaway for honeymooners, couples, families and anyone in need of rejuvenation. Spa, mobility impaired facilities, wood heaters are available. Only five kilometres to Preston Peak Winery, Preston Village historic Chapel and Restaurant and an easy 15 minutes drive to the Garden City of Toowoomba.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Rooms

Ironbark Chalet

Ironbark, like Applegum, is open-plan living with a sun deck at the front. Both chalets are suitable for couples and can accommodate an extra guest on a rollaway bed. A wide sliding-door opening onto the deck allows you to contemplate fascinating valley views and unforgettable sunrises, from the lounge or the comfort of your queen size bed dressed with the finest linen. The contemporary bathroom also has great views. For winter, a wood heater enhances the ambience of those cold evenings.

Full cooking facilities are provided with gas cook top, electric oven, microwave and large fridge. A digital television, a DVD/CD player and an iPod dock station are there, for you, to keep in touch with the world, if you ever need it.

Bushland Chalet

Bushland has been designed for couples and families up to four. It has mobility impaired facilities and an access ramp. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and stunning views, the other with a bunk bed. The finest linen is provided.

From a large sliding-door opening onto your front deck, contemplate fascinating views and sunrises. Keep enjoying views from the contemporary bathroom. For winter, a wood heater enhances the ambience of those cold evenings.

Full cooking facilities: gas cook top, electric oven, microwave and large fridge. Digital television with wide LCD screen, DVD/CD player and iPod dock station.

Undercover car park, private gas barbecue facilities with outdoor table setting.

Applegum Chalet

Applegum, with a luxury double spa bath, is ideal for a romantic getaway. Like Ironbark, it is an open plan living designed for couples. It offers a comfortable queen size bed with the finest linen. From a large sliding door at the front opening onto your sun deck, contemplate fascinating valley views and unforgettable sunrises. In the bathroom, immerse yourself in the spa, while still enjoying views. For winter, a wood heater enhances the ambience of those cold evenings.

Full cooking facilities are provided with gas cook top, electric oven, microwave and large fridge.

Applegum has its own undercover car park, private gas barbecue facilities with outdoor table setting.

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Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
In the scenic Herbert River Valley, Abergowrie State Forest features tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Broadwater is a large grassy clearing, shaded by tall eucalypts, beside a cool waters of Broadwater Creek.

Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park

Mount Garnet, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park features the stunning Blencoe Falls, where Blencoe Creek plunges 90 metres into a pool before cascading a further 230 metres to the bottom of Blencoe Gorge before joining the Herbert River in the spectacular Herbert River Gorge.

Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Family Islands National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park features a chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics coast near Mission Beach. Clad in lush rainforest and woodlands and surrounded by coral reefs, tidal flats and sandy beaches, the islands were home to the original 'beachcomber', E.

Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
You'll be amazed when you stand in front of Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall, located in Girringun National Park. In between the forest clad ridge tops and rainforest lined gullies and creeks, Wallaman Falls stands at 268 metres.

Edmund Kennedy, Girramay National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This scenic part of Girramay National Park features lowland rainforest, open eucalypt forest, paperbark woodland, sedge swamps and extensive mangrove forests as well as secluded beaches with island views.
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