Farm Stays Near Brisbane

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If your little ones have recently developed an obsession with farm animals, booking a farm stay near Brisbane is a great way to get out of the city, explore nature and lap up what life on the farm is really like.

From camping spots to hillside lodges, there are loads of farm stays near Brisbane to soak in all the goodness of Mother Nature and cuddle some pretty cute animals while you're at it. Akubras on!

Farm Stays Near Brisbane

1. Paradise Country Farmstay

Farm stays near Brisbane
Experience life on the farm like never before at Paradise Country Farmstay. 

Paradise Country Farmstay in Oxenford is run by Village Roadshow Theme Parks and has great camping packages for couples and families, which even include access to their shows and theme parks on the Gold Coast!

Choose between bringing your own tent or caravan or staying in one of their ready-made eco tents, which come with real beds, and some are ensuite.

When booking farm stays near Brisbane at Paradise Country Farmstay, you and the fam will get access to the sunrise and sunset farm activities, which include animal feeding, egg collecting, cow milking, animal meet-and-greets, lawn games, wine tasting and even an evening campfire - bliss!

Location: Production Dr, Oxenford

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2. Wittacork Dairy Cottages

Farm stays near Brisbane
The incredible views on offer at Wittacork Dairy Cottages.

Welcome to Wittacork Dairy Cottages, a modern working dairy farm on 700 acres of plush Queensland nature, including 150 acres of uninhibited rainforest - heaven!

Wittacork Dairy farm adjoins Lake Baroon and Kondalilla National Park and is a Land for Wildlife registered property, which means you've got some of the purest farmlands at your fingertips when booking your farm stay. And as far as accommodations go, you've got plenty to choose from, including Carabeen Cottage, Marara Cottage, The Farmhouse or Tamarind Cottage. 

Families are most welcome at Wittacork, with plenty of farm activities to keep the kids entertained for the duration of your stay.

Location: 286 Tesch Rd, Witta

3. Historic Cedar Glen Farmstay 

Cedar Glen Farmstay 
Historic Cedar Glen Farmstay

A genuine farm stay experience near Brisbane is what's on offer at the Historic Cedar Glen Garmstay. With several historic cottages dating back to 1900 to choose from, Cedar Glen is a true working farm that dates back four generations.

As well as farm activities such as milking cows, feeding animals and collecting eggs, guests at Cedar Glen Farmstay can take part in stockwhip cracking, boomerang throwing, horse riding, wild swimming, fishing in the river, and sunset 4WD tours.

You can choose to be self-catered or enjoy their fully-catered farm stay options.

Location: 3338 Kerry Rd, Darlington

4. Tommerup’s Dairy Farm & Farm Stay 

Farm stays near Brisbane
Get ready for a real-life dairy farm stay near Brisbane at Tommerup’s Dairy Farm. Image: supplied.

A sixth-generation working dairy farm, Tommerup’s Farm Stay offers guests the opportunity to be part of the farm-to-fork - or paddock-to-plate - process by helping milk its working cows, collect eggs and feed the animals.

Run by Dave and Kay Tommerup and their two kids, Tommerup's Dairy Farm only has two guest houses on the property, so get ready to become part of the family and get the first-hand experience of all the animal care and farm work that goes on behind the scenes to put food on our tables. 

Location: 2142 Kerry Rd, Kerry

5. Hosanna Farmstay 

Hosanna Farmstay 
Hosanna Farmstay 

Just south of Murwillumbah and the Queensland border, Hosanna Farmstay offers camping, glamping or lakeside cabins at their farm stay near Brisbane.

Kids can burn off loads of energy at Hosanna Farmstay, with activities such as kayaking and swimming in the dam, jumping off the diving board, or climbing on the playground. Not to mention 4WD tours of the farm and all the animal interactions to keep them occupied including cuddling baby rabbits and watching newborn chicks hatch.

There is a little something for the adults, too, with a lakeside sauna to enjoy in the colder months. Have a furbaby at home that you don’t want to leave behind? Hosanna is a dog-friendly farm stay, so let them know you'd like to bring a pet when booking.

Location: 4 Tunnel Rd, Stokers Siding, NSW

6. Keira Farm

Farm stays near Brisbane
The relaxing outdoor bathtub at Keira Farm.

If you're looking for one of the closest farm stays near Brisbane, Keira Farm is a great farmyard find.

Located just 15 minutes west of Ipswich, Keira Farm is a 500-acre working cattle farm and offers farm stay accommodation as well as glamping tents and traditional camping sites.

Visitors to Keira Farm will get to experience the inner workings of a working cattle farm, as well as the abundance of nature at the property including wild birds and plenty of kangaroos.

Location: Stephens Rd, Mutdapilly

7. Tiny Farm House on the Hill

Tiny Farm House on the Hill
Tiny Farm House on the Hill

If you're looking for one of the most unique farm stays near Brisbane, look no further than Tiny Farm House on the Hill. 

As the (adorable!) name suggests, Tiny Farm House on the Hill is a tiny farmhouse on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland that's available to rent for families of four. 

While the farm stay is a little on the small side, the 180-degree views of the surrounding Sunshine Coast Hinterland are 100 per cent worth it if you're looking to get back to nature in extremely comfortable surroundings. 

The Tiny Farm House offers two bedrooms, one bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchenette, an outdoor firepit, and plenty of roaming farm animals more than happy to come up and say hello!

Location: Peachester, Qld

8. Mango Hill Farm

Farm stays near Brisbane
Book your stay in the beautiful Dovecote Cottage at Mango Hill Farm.

Another one of the best farm stays near Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Mango Hill Farm is the perfect spot to book if you'd like to be surrounded by nature as well as a few friendly farm animals.

Mango Hill Farm offers a beautifully restored 100-year-old Queensland homestead for your stay, named Dovecote Cottage. You'll immediately feel transported to another world with the cottage's Old World charms, antique furnishings, and impeccable gardens. There's even an organic kitchen garden to make your stay even more naturalistic!

Location: 159 Commissioners Flat Rd, Peachester

9. Mayan Farm

Mayan Farm
Mayan Farm

A farm stay with extra bells and whistles? Yes, please!

Mayan Farm classify themselves as a luxe farm stay near Brisbane and we couldn't agree more. Banish all negative thoughts you've had of roughing it on a farm stay and say hello to luxury accommodations, alfresco dining, pizza ovens and even a hot tub!

Mayan Farm is a 100 per cent sustainable modern farmhouse in the Noosa Hinterland and was built using rammed earth, a sustainable building practice that dates all the way back to 5000 BCE! Along with achieving its sustainability badge, Mayan Farm's rammed-earth construction gives the whole property a very pleasing thermal mass, ensuring year-round comfort for all guests. 

The Mayan Farm villa can fit eight guests comfortably and even offers in-house catering - talk about luxury!

Location: 342 Sister Tree Creek Rd, Kin Kin

10. Ripples on the Creek

Farm stays near Brisbane
For a romantic farm stay, you can't go past Ripples on the Creek. Image: supplied.

For one of the most luxurious farm stays near Brisbane, Ripples on the Creek offers some pretty classy accommodations on their 100-acre cattle farm.

While Ripples on the Creek presents as more of a romantic country getaway than a farm stay, the location on the edge of the Border Ranges National Park and their chic, rustic country cottages certainly qualify as a version of a farm stay near Brisbane in our books!

PS. You might want to leave the kids at home for this romantic adventure.

Location: 602 Gradys Creek Road Gradys Creek, NSW 

Hero image: Keira Farm

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