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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Mount Scoria Conservation Park

Thangool, Banana Area
Free Entry
Rising 150 metres above cultivated plains, Mount Scoria is a striking landmark near Biloela in the Banana Shire. Formed by volcanic activity 20 to 26 million years ago, this volcanic plug features many-sided basalt columns.

Lake Callide

Biloela, Banana Area
Free Entry
Lake Callide is located 12 kilometres from Biloela via sealed road and approximately 90 kilometres south-west of Gladstone via the Dawson Highway. While compact, the lake provides visitors with rewarding fishing - especially for golden perch (yellowbelly) and has in recent times been well stocked with barramundi.

150th Meridian

Moura, Banana Area
Free Entry
Located one kilometre east of Moura on the Dawson Highway, the 150th Meridian marker shows the position of the imaginary line (150 °E) on which Queensland (Eastern Standard) time is based. At the time of the equinox, a day is exactly 12 hours long anywhere on the Meridian line.

Goovigen

Goovigen, Banana Area
Goovigen is a small rural village in the region’s northern farming heartland. A short distance north-west of Jambin off the Burnett Highway, fewer than 300 people live in the town. The streets of Goovigen are as neat as a pin and the heritage buildings have been either restored to their former glory or updated for present needs.

Mount Morgan

Mount Morgan, Rockhampton Area
Mount Morgan is an historical mining town nestled on the Dee River a short 38 kilometre drive from Rockhampton. The town is rich in nineteenth century Queensland colonial history and has artefacts and relics from the gold rush days that visitors can experience.

Duaringa

Duaringa, Central Highlands Area
Duaringa is located 107 kilometres west of Rockhampton along the Capricorn Highway. The small town is the essence of a small rural community. Duaringa is the oldest township in Duaringa Shire with buildings dating back to the 1860s and a corner of the local hotel has been preserved to show how early pioneers lived.

Jambin

Jambin, Banana Area
A rural hub with a pub to service weary travellers, Jambin is on the Burnett Highway just south of Smoky Creek. Part of the Callide Valley, the town is wedged between the Callide Creek to the west and the highway to the east, making it a picturesque spot to stop.

Biloela

Biloela, Banana Area
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Today, Biloela is a busy commercial and tourist hub, though it still retains that relaxed, country feeling. Along with Queensland Heritage Park, a Regional Art Gallery, the Spirit of the Land Mural and the Heritage Listed Greycliffe Homestead, the town stages an impressive annual program of festivals and events.

Thangool

Thangool, Banana Area
More than 130 years in the making, Thangool first opened to settlers, who tried it as a sheep run in the 1850s. Soon to fail, beef cattle were introduced and later, dairy and cotton took hold. Based on the success of these industries, a make-shift town sprang up.

Moura

Moura, Banana Area
Moura is located in the Banana Shire on the Dawson Highway, 180 kilometres south-west of Gladstone or 586 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. This diverse township is located in the Dawson Valley. Named the 'Heart of the Dawson Valley', this thriving community is known for its coal mining, cotton processing, wheat and sorghum growing and chemical manufacture.
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