Bunyip Springs Farmstay

Nanango, South Burnett Area

Indicative Rate * AU$140 to AU$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 Cottage (sleeps six), the Lodge (sleeps eight) and one bedroom unit . All are self-contained with linen provided. Wood heaters make for cosy winter nights and verandas are popular to relax on in the summer months.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Laundry

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
503 Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road
Maidenwell
Nanango, South Burnett Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Bunyip Springs Unit

Bunyip Springs Farmstay also provides a very lovely one bedroom unit complete with self contained kitchen, wood fired heater, antique bedroom setting. The porch overlooks the farmyard and guests can enjoy the comings and goings of all the animals. The unit is suitable for a couple or single guest. On enquiry, some small families may find the unit suitable for short stays.

Bunyip Springs Cottage

Bunyip Springs Cottage is a self-contained three bedroom cottage with a fully equipped kitchen. The Cottage is a restored 1926 farm dwelling. It has a tranquil outlook over farm paddocks and is situated close to the farm activities. Children just love the cottage as they can be close to all the farm pets.

Verandas offer an outdoor living area overlooking a natural fireplace in granite boulders. Modern conveniences include gas stove/oven, microwave, television/DVD, separate bathroom and two queen size bedrooms.

Comforts to be enjoyed are an efficient wood heater in the lounge room and a wood stove in the kitchen.

Bunyip Springs Lodge is a self-contained three bedroom house, with a fully equipped kitchen, large kitchen and living areas, plus a large gas barbecue. Winters are cosy around the wood fired heater.

The Lodge caters well for larger groups or even two families who want a farm experience. It overlooks bushland plateaus and is set 300 metres uphill from the farm establishment, therefore close enough to enjoy farm activities but wonderfully peaceful and private. Rates listed also include linen and farmstay activities morning and afternoon.

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Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park

Baffle Creek, Gladstone Area
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Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park protects the mouth of one of Queensland's few remaining undisturbed coastal rivers. The northern shore of the creek estuary features sandy beaches backed by low, open casuarina woodlands, with paperbark woodlands further inland.

Severance Shipwreck Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
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Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
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Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
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Manta Ray Bommie Dive SIte

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
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Second Reef Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
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Anchor Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
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Lady Musgrave Lagoon Dive Site

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Lady Musgrave Island Dive Sites

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
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