Switch off and "Go Bush"
If you’re looking to switch off your phone and immerse yourself in nature, an authentic Central Queensland farm stay is the holiday for you. Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy fresh air, open spaces and the smell of the bush. For those activity seekers, some of our farm stays let you feed the farm animals, ride a horse or you can even try your hand at quad bike riding across the property. Check out some of our great farm stays in the heart of Central Queensland, all within a 90 minute drive from Rockhampton.
Alkoomi Adventure Farm Stay
695 Old Coach Rd, Marmor | 45km from the Rockhampton CBD
Alkoomi Adventure Farm is a family run cattle property that also offers visitors a true Australian outback experience. There’s plenty to see and do at this authentic farm stay, whether it be exploring the property by foot and photographing its breathtaking 360° views, heading out on a leisurely horse ride, cooling down in their freshwater dams, or taking an adrenaline packed motorbike or quad bike ride. Once the sun sets, sit around the campfire and watch the stars while sharing stories of your day. At Alkoomi you have the option to camp on the family’s property or stay in a single or double en-suite cabin.
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74 C H Barretts Road,
Barmoya | 31km from the Rockhampton CBD
Hedlow Retreat is set amongst 14 hectares of lush hinterland scenery, perfectly placed on the banks of Hedlow Creek just 25 minutes drive from Rockhampton. With its spectacular backdrop of towering volcanic plugs and expansive grounds, it’s a visual feast for the senses. Indulge in a self-contained cabin and take part in farm activities, or simply enjoy the peace and quiet at this stunning location.
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465 Gavial Gracemere Rd, Gracemere | 12km from the Rockhampton CBD
4Mile Farm is centrally located just 10 minutes south of Rockhampton on 104 picturesque acres of farmland with seasonal lagoons for swimming and water play. 4Mile is a working farm where you can relax and breathe in the fresh air while meeting, interacting with and feeding the farm animals including goats, chickens, ducks, pigs, guinea pigs and the famous Great Norman the Bullock. Enjoy a lead horse/pony ride, explore the creek and have a campfire.
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