Escape the city and let your children explore the country!
Family friendly farm stays are hugely popular for many reasons. They generally offer a wide range of experiences, boast multiple accommodation options and provide value for money.
See below for some amazing farm stay destinations, located within an hour and a half drive from Brisbane.
3338 Kerry Road, Darlington Q 4285
Cedar Glen is a real working farm and has been a farm stay for over 30 years!
97 Cedar Glen Road, Darlington, Q 4285
Worendo Cottages are an ideal destination for families seeking an authentic farm stay experience.
Guests can enjoy feeding and patting the resident farm animals, wildlife spotting, hiking, kayaking, fishing and swimming.
There are 4 self-contained accommodation options suitable for families.
312 Boyland Road, Boyland, Q 4275
Clandulla Cottages & Farm Stay has recently changed ownership and has undergone some massive changes!
With over 70 resident animals, guests can truly immerse themselves in daily farm life. Activities include farm tours, hand feeding and collecting eggs. There is plenty of open spaces for children to roam, plus a playground.
There are four cottage accommodation options.
268 Evans Road, Boonah, Q 4310
Milford Country Cottages boasts 40 acres of farming land in the beautiful Scenic Rim.
Guests can explore the grounds, enjoy an evening campfire and feed the cows, chickens and horse. There are also numerous local attractions within easy driving distance.
Guests can stay in one of two self-contained cottages, Bottletree Cottage and Rose Cottage. Both cottages are self-contained, air-conditioned and suitable for a family of two adults and two children (Rose Cottage is also disability friendly!)
9790 Cunningham Highway
Maryvale, Q 4370
Bestbrook is a family-owned and operated property, offering free farm activities. These include feeding the resident animals, milking cows, making billy tea and damper, whip cracking and boomerang throwing. In addition, guests may enjoy freshwater creek swimming, hiking through the surrounding bushland or simply relaxing by the onsite swimming pool. Horse riding is available for an additional fee.
There are 4 camping sites (powered and unpowered options), farm stay cabins and a village bunkhouse (backpacker style rooms – basic accommodation with shared facilities..