Best Farm Stays Near Brisbane

Feeding chooks, milking cows, gathering eggs, and grooming horses are just some of the activities on offer at these farm stay accommodation options around South East Queensland. Each of these farm stays provide city folk with a perfect opportunity to interact closely with animals and participate in the daily running of the farm.

Paradise Country Farmstay

Located in the Gold Coast hinterland, less than an hour from Brisbane is this unique farmstay where accommodation includes the option of glamping safari tents and there are resident farm animals to feed as well as local wildlife to spot.. more

Hosanna Farm Stay

Hosanna Farm Stay occupies its own small valley within The Tweed Valley. A highlight for kids here is cuddling rabbits and guinea pigs, as well as feeding goats and milking cows. They cater especially to families, with cabins and camping options available...more

Wittacork Dairy Cottages

This 300 acre working dairy farm overlooks Lake Baroon and adjoins state forest. Guests are welcome to join the milking process, feed the chooks, pigs and goats, or simply soak up the Sunshine Coast hinterland atmosphere...more

Bestbrook Mountain Resort

Maryvale's best kept secret is Bestbrook Mountain Resort, where guests are encouraged to help feed the cows, chickens, pigs and goats. Horse rides, whip cracking, damper making and butter churning are also part of this farm stay experience...more

Cedar Glen Farmstay

This historic 1050 acre farm overlooking Lamington National Park offers visitors the chance to stay in the original homestead as well as self-contained family cottages with daily farm activities to participate in...more

Tommerups Dairy Farm

Located in the Scenic Rim's Lost World Valley, Tommerups Dairy Farm is a haven of tranquility. A large herd of cows call the property home and families are welcome to participate in the milking process and feed the animals during their stay...more

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