Tuckeroo Cottages and Gardens

Rathdowney, Scenic Rim Area

Indicative Rate * AU$160 to AU$220

Tuckeroo Cottages - your secluded couple's bush retreat with spectacular scenery and private walks to a tranquil rocky river.

Discover Mt Barney with Tuckeroo Cottages hidden away on 50 acres of mostly remnant forest only 90 minutes from Brisbane and the Gold Coast in the heart of the Scenic Rim, South East Queensland.

The cottages feature quality linen/crockery, have a private deck to watch the sun go down whilst enjoying a glass of wine. Soak up the ambience of the wood-fired heater on cool evenings. Utilise the Pavilion with its barbecue and authentic outdoor pizza oven or gather around a campfire, star gaze and enjoy a camp oven dinner and toasted marshmallows.

Tuckeroo is central to many attractions close to the small township of Rathdowney, Mount Barney, Lake Maroon and the friendly country town of Boonah. There are annual art festivals, the June Scenic Rim`Eat Local Week' and many other events.

Bird watching, bush walks, mountain climbs, abseiling and horse riding can be easily accessed from Tuckeroo Cottages, your Scenic Rim Accommodation.

Make this your Scenic Rim escape, where there is plenty to enjoy during your stay, or if you prefer, you can enjoy doing absolutely nothing at all!

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
115 Forest Home Road
Rathdowney, Scenic Rim Area
Queensland
Australia

Our rooms

The elite and impressive cottages are open plan and self-contained. They have a cosy and protected verandah in which to relax or dine or take in breathtaking views of the spectacular mountain scenery. The natural timber and soft lighting of the interior gives special warmth and is in keeping with the environment.

Both cottages contain a comfortable queen size bed, ensuite, cosy living/kitchen area with wood-fired heater and a separate dining nook. Stocked with quality crockery and utensils, generous selection of tea and coffee (including coffee plunger) plus the usual supplies (quality linen, soap, detergent, olive oil, salt/pepper), which you expect to find in quality accommodation, all help make dining in a pleasure. Television, DVD, compact disc facilities included.

Why not discover Mt Barney with Tuckeroo Cottages - a secluded couples retreat featuring spectacular mountain scenery and private forest walks to a tranquil rocky river. The Blue Wren is an open plan self-contained cottage ideally suited to couples. It has disabled access and bathroom facilities. Enjoy an intimate dining nook with spectacular mountain views during the day or snuggle up in the cosy atmosphere around the wood fireplace in the cool of the evening. Guests can choose to do as much as they like at Tuckeroo ...... or they can choose to do nothing at all. Why not take the time to simply relax, rejuvenate and reconnect!

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Dugong Sanctuary - Clairview

Clairview, Isaac Area
Free Entry
In 1997, the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Council established Clairview (a small beach town approximately 1.5 hours south of Mackay) as a dugong sanctuary. Often dugongs can be spotted when they surface to breathe from the shore, or in the water, when in a kayak, boat or other recreational vessel - so keep an eye out for these majestic creatures!

Nebo

Nebo, Isaac Area
Nebo has a diverse array of offerings, with significant coal deposits, prime grazing land and crop cultivation. Historical sites in the region include Lake Elphinstone, the Mount Britton Gold Mining site, and the intrepid traveller can find the site where Leichhardt camped as he explored the region in 1845.

Coppabella

Coppabella, Isaac Area
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Sarina Beach

Sarina, Mackay Area
Free Entry
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Lake Elphinstone

Nebo, Isaac Area
Free Entry
Lake Elphinstone is a natural lake within Nebo Shire. Water skiing is allowed in one section of the lake when water height allows. The lake attracts an abundance of birdlife making bird watching a popular activity with visitors.

The Serenity Coast

Sarina, Mackay Area
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Take an opportunity to explore a relatively unspoiled area that has retained much of its original historic charm while having developed into a thriving business area. Collectively known as the Serenity Coast, the townships that stretch from Hay Point to St Lawrence enjoy a selection of beautiful beaches and prime fishing locations.

Carmila

Carmila, Isaac Area
Carmila is situated approximately 96 kilometres south of Mackay on the Bruce Highway. Carmila offers a 24 hour roadhouse, caravan park, general store, post office and library, and is a major sporting and social centre for the surrounding cane farms.

Cape Palmerston National Park

Ilbilbie, Isaac Area
Free Entry
Cape Palmerston National Park features sandy dunes, unspoilt beaches and rocky headlands, with Mount Funnel towering to 344 metres. The park's beaches and inland roads are accessible only by four-wheel-drive vehicles.

Armstrong Beach

Armstrong Beach, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Armstrong Beach is a gentle 12 minute drive from the township of Sarina. From Sarina head south along the Bruce Highway and turn left onto Armstrong Beach Road, signposted from the highway. Armstrong Beach is renowned for its fishing and prawning, both of which are best attempted from the beach.

St Lawrence

St Lawrence, Isaac Area
St Lawrence, south of Mackay, is one of the oldest towns on the coast of Queensland. Major attractions include the St Lawrence Wetlands, freshwater fish habitats and abundant bird life. The township was originally built to service the Customs Office for the Port of St Lawrence.
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