Turkeys Nest Rainforest Cottages Mt Glorious

Mount Glorious, Moreton Bay Area

Indicative Rate * AU$150 to AU$215

Relax and forget the pressures of life in a romantic holiday cottage at beautiful Mount Glorious, just 40 minutes from Brisbane - close to the city yet a world away! Turkey's Nest is nestled in 15 acres of tranquil rainforest. Choose between the two cosy private cottages, each nestled among the trees on the edge of the forest, or a spacious private suite with forest views.

Mt Glorious is well named. Situated in the D'Aguilar Range 620 metres above sea level, Mount Glorious offers welcome relief from the summer heat. In winter, as mists waft through the rainforest, warm yourself by the fireplace, with a glass of wine, a good book, a selection of games and, of course, complimentary port and chocolates.

For wildlife enthusiasts, Mt Glorious offers the opportunity to see beautiful native wildlife up close. Relax on the veranda where a wide variety of native birds come to feed. In surrounding areas you may see pademelons (small wallabies), echidnas, or koalas.

There are numerous bush walks in the area, from short strolls to long hikes. Follow up with coffee at a local cafe, and then enhance the mood with a massage. How much more relaxing can it get?

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Family Friendly:

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

Our Rooms

Macadamia Suite

This bed and breakfast suite was completed August 2014.

The suite is both private and spacious, with entrance from, and access to, the house verandah.

There is a queen size bed, lounge, dining table and chairs, fire place and views to the rainforest. The private bathroom has a claw-foot bath looking out to the surrounding bush, and the kitchenette includes a bar fridge, microwave, two-burner cooktop, electric frypan, and tea and coffee making facilities, including an espresso coffee machine.

A stereo and range of CDs and an ipod docking station are provided, as well as a selection of books and games.

The Macadamia Suite is perfect for a romantic escape, a personal retreat, or a weekend of bushwalking.

White Gum Cottage

A former forestry cottage, White Gum Cottage has a delightful rustic charm, combined with all the modern conveniences you would expect to make your stay comfortable. The cottage is fully self-contained, with two bedrooms (one queen and one double), well equipped kitchen, lounge, dining area and verandah.

From the main bedroom your view is through towering gums to the rainforest below. In summer the veranda is an ideal place to watch the wide variety of birds that inhabit the surrounding bush.

On chilly winter nights there is a cosy wood combustion heater, a stereo and range of CDs, a selection of books and games, and electric blankets. White Gum Cottage is perfect for a romantic escape, a personal retreat, or a family weekend of bushwalking.

Rose Gum Cottage

Nestled on the edge of the rainforest, Rose Gum Cottage, built in 2012, has a delightful rustic charm, combined with all the modern conveniences you would expect to make your stay comfortable.

The cottage has a cosy attic bedroom with queen bed, plus a day bed suitable for a young child. The bathroom has a large shower and a luxurious bath with views to the forest. The well equipped kitchen includes an expresso coffee machine, and the lounge and dining area open onto the verandah, which is an ideal place to watch the wide variety of birds that inhabit the surrounding bush.

For chilly winter nights there is a cosy wood combustion heater, a stereo and range of CDs, ipod docking station, a selection of books and games, and electric blankets.

Rose Gum Cottage is perfect for a romantic escape, a personal retreat, or a weekend of bushwalking.

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Sundown National Park

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
High, remote and rough, Sundown National Park (south west of Stanthorpe) entices both self-sufficient campers and experienced bushwalkers to explore its rugged ridges and gorges. Camp at one of five camping areas (three accessible by four-wheel-drive only) or hike in to a secluded bush camp.

Girraween National Park

Ballandean, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Huge granite boulders tower above open forests in the spectacular and popular Girraween National Park outside Stanthorpe. Camp at either Castle Rock and Bald Rock Creek camping areas or picnic in the shady Bald Rock Creek day-use area.

Donnellys Castle, near Pozieres

Pozieres, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Visit a bushranger hideout! 'Thunderbolt' who roamed the New England Tableland, had one of his hideouts near Pozieres. Donnelly's Castle, as it is now called, is a rock formation that you can walk between, around and over.

Storm King Dam

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Storm King Dam rests in a picturesque rural setting with many water birds (including pelicans) and is an ideal spot for picnics, water sport and fishing. Fish species include golden perch, murray cod, silver perch, jew and river black fish.

Quart Pot Creek, Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
The pretty Quart Pot Creek meanders through granite country and natural bushland, passes through the town of Stanthorpe, and continues out through the south-west, where it meets Spring Creek to form the Severn River.

Glenlyon Dam

Texas, Goondiwindi Area
Free Entry
Glenlyon Dam is ideal for wildlife viewing and many water sports including skiing, sailing and fishing. Fish species in the dam include Golden Perch, Murray Cod, Silver Perch, Jew and Spangled Perch. Camping sites, cabins and caravans are available at the Glenlyon Dam Tourist Park located at the waters edge.

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Two and a half hours drive south-east of Brisbane, discover Queensland's premier wine region in the Granite Belt - where they've been making boutique wine since the 1870s in the cooler microclimate temperatures.

Amiens

Amiens, Southern Downs Area
Amiens is one of the pretty districts in the Granite Belt region, 17 kilometres north-west of Stanthorpe. These days the area is popular for orcharding, wine making and vegetable growing and was first settled by First World War servicemen who had been granted land for fruit growing after returning from war.

Pozieres

Pozieres, Southern Downs Area
The Granite Belt locality of Pozieres is situated about five kilometres west of the New England Highway, with the turn-off to the south of Dalveen. It is a productive fruit and vegetable growing area and also offers easy access to recreation areas such as Donnelly's Castle, Pozieres State Forest and Passchendaele State Forest.

Severnlea

Severnlea, Southern Downs Area
The Southern Downs village of Severnlea, on the highway south of Stanthorpe hasn't changed that much since it was first settled. There is still fruit growing and topaz fossicking, but these days you'll also discover some very good wineries.
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