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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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Gooseponds, North Mackay

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
The Gooseponds in North Mackay are a combination of popular walking tracks around a large central wetland lagoon, an initiative of Mackay Regional Council's 10,000 steps program. There are also a number of exercise stations along the walk giving fitness fanatics a varied workout.

Lamberts Lookout

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Overlooking Lamberts Beach, the Cumberland Islands and Slade Point, Lamberts lookout offers stunning views especially at sunset. This is also a popular viewing platform to see the migrating whales as they breach and play off the coast of Mackay.

Far Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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Far Beach is a popular walking beach with locals, recognised for its tranquillity and soft white sand. At low tide an expansive sand flat is exposed giving walkers kilometres of beach to meander. The beach provides expansive views, from Hay Point to the south and toward Flat and Round Top Islands.

Lamberts Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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Lamberts Beach is seasonally patrolled and the nearby Lambert's Lookout offers fabulous sea views out to the Cumberland Islands. It's also a popular spot for surfers when the swell is right, and a great whale watching platform during the winter months.

Slade Point

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Slade Point is a short five minute drive from Mackay Harbour, and is one of the few locations in the region where you can enjoy both a stunning sunrise and sublime sunset. Slade Point Reserve lies at Lamberts Beach, stretching 73 hectares and conserving one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region.

Illawong Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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A serene and peaceful coastline awaits at Illawong Beach. Kilometres of sandy shoreline as well as off and on dog leash areas make Illawong Beach a popular choice for sunrise strolls. At low tide, the ripples in the sand stretch for kilometres, where small blue soldier crabs can be seen scuttling across the surface.

Eimeo Beach

Eimeo, Mackay Area
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In a sheltered bay with powder soft sand, Eimeo Beach is a favourite destination of visitors and locals for fun in the sun. The beach is seasonally patrolled during the summer months by volunteer lifeguards.

Dolphin Heads

Dolphin Heads, Mackay Area
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A beautiful part of Mackay's Northern Beaches, Dolphin Heads is a rocky and sandy headland, popular with photography enthusiasts. It can be reached by car within 15 minutes from Mackay's Central Business District.

Harbour Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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Adjacent to Mackay's multimillion dollar Reef Marina development, popular Harbour Beach is a favourite beach with locals and visitors alike. Only a five minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District, it is home to the Mackay Surf Lifesaver Club and is seasonally patrolled.

Bucasia Beach

Bucasia, Mackay Area
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Located in the Northern Beaches area of Mackay, Bucasia Beach is a picturesque sandy haven, popular for walking, swimming and fishing. Kick off your thongs (footwear) and feel the soft white sand underfoot.
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