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Bestbrook Mountain Farmstay - A South East QLD Retreat

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Tucked away in the scenic rim of South East Queensland, 90-minute drive from Brisbane, a leisurely 2-hour journey from the Gold Coast and just up the road from us here at Maryvale, lies a haven of tranquility that promises to reconnect you with nature in a wholesome QLD country experience. Nestled at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, Bestbrook Mountain Farmstay beckons, offering you the perfect opportunity to unwind and immerse yourself in a truly serene escape.

A Family-Owned Oasis

Bestbrook is more than just a retreat; it's a labor of love by a dedicated family. This family-owned and operated property is a testament to their passion for preserving the traditional Australian farm stay experience. With a range of accommodation styles, from cosy self-contained cabins to the inviting bunkhouse, and even bush camping spaces for tents, camper trailers, and caravans, Bestbrook has something for everyone.

Memorable Adventures

For those seeking a balance of relaxation and adventure, Bestbrook Farmstay boasts plenty of FREE farm activities that will leave you grinning from ear to ear. Embark on a journey of discovery as you engage in animal feeding, milk cows, craft butter, savor billy tea and damper, learn the art of whip cracking, and even try your hand at boomerang throwing. Horse riding enthusiasts, fear not! Bestbrook specialises in horseback adventures, catering to riders of all skill levels, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned equestrian. There is a fee for horse riding, which is absolutely worth it!

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With heartwarming hospitality, Bestbrook Farmstay promises not just an escape, but an experience deeply rooted in Australian country hospitality. The licensed Restaurant and Bar stand as a testament to this commitment, offering delicious dishes that embody the flavors of the region. Whether you're a solo adventurer, a family seeking bonding time, or someone young at heart yearning for a change of scenery, Bestbrook welcomes you with open arms.

Tailored Gatherings

Bestbrook extends beyond leisure travelers. With a dedication to catering for social functions, bus tours, conferences, and corporate gatherings, the property transforms into a versatile venue that caters to a multitude of occasions. Embrace the ambiance of the countryside while still enjoying modern facilities and amenities that ensure your event is nothing short of exceptional.

This wonderful family also understand that our four-legged companions are part of the family. That's why they are dog-friendly, provided your furry friend is well-controlled and respectful of both other guests and the resident livestock.

We love Bestbrook Mountain Farmstay and it’s just one of the experiences in our region you must add to you bucket list! You step into a world of nature, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and brimming with engaging activities, this hidden gem in South East Queensland promises a memorable retreat for all. While exploring, you can pop on in, have a beer and learn more about the history of our little pub - The Crown Hotel Maryvale. Plan your weekend to include some live music, with plenty of upcoming events and spring just around the corner. The sunsets and sunrises are simply stunning!

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