Taabinga Homestead

Kingaroy, South Burnett Area

Indicative Rate * AU$100 to AU$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.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
7 Old Taabinga Road
Haly Creek
Kingaroy, South Burnett Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Single Mens Quarters

A bright sunny cottage with two bedrooms, one queen and one single. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. There is a second single bed in the sunroom. The cottage has an ample living area and an equipped kitchen. Heating is by slow combustion wood fire and/or reverse cycle air conditioning. There is a barbecue outside and the front verandah overlooks the Homestead's main gardens. Recent additions to the cottage include a large covered deck.

Store

Attractive cottage with two bedrooms, an equipped kitchen and good sized living area. The cottage has reverse cycle air conditioning. Recent renovation provides a new bathroom and expanded living space. A comfortable deck completes the cottage.

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