Bestbrook Mountain Resort & Farm Stay

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Bestbrook Mountain Resort offers families the genuine experience of staying on a farm. Enjoy time with all of the usual farm animals; like ducks, chickens, turkeys, peacocks, cows, sheep, and dogs. For an additional charge, you can even go horse riding. Your kids will love the wide-open spaces (make sure to pack their bikes) and exploring the creeks and trails that surround the Bestbrook Mountain Resort.

wagon ride at bestbrook

Wagon ride at Bestbrook

Accommodation at Bestbrook Farm Stay

  • 3 star Fully self-contained cabins. All have some air conditioning, a potbelly stove and an area for campfires!
  • 4 different campsites with both powered and unpowered options
  • Bunkhouse

Camping at Bestbrook

More than just a campground, Bestbrook Mountain Resort & Farm Stay has multiple accommodation options; including dorms, cabins, powered and unpowered campsites. The family dog can even join you providing you keep them on a leash and within your control. There are no designated campsites but plenty of space, so you don’t even notice your neighbours. A big drawcard for this camping spot is the fact that you can have a campfire almost wherever you like, with firewood available for sale on site.

Farm stay facilities

  • Licensed restaurant open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Ray’s Bar
  • Conference room
  • Playground equipment
  • Saltwater swimming pool
  • Pool table

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Billy tea and damper show

Activities to enjoy at Bestbrook

There are a whole host of free activities to enjoy at Bestbrook Mountain Resort. Some run every day, whilst others are only available at certain times (see below). 

  • Twice daily animal feeding
  • Egg collecting
  • Cow milking
  • Bushwalking
  • Discover how to make butter
  • Creek hopping
  • DVD loan
  • Horse riding (additional charge and the only activity that you will pay extra for)

On Saturdays, Wednesdays and holidays only

  • Wagon rides
  • Boomerang throwing
  • Whip cracking
  • Damper and billy tea

Seasonal farm stay activities

  • Swim in local creeks
  • Take a walk to Gnome cave
  • Go fishing for yabbies
  • Build a campfire and toast marshmallows

dog at bestbrook farm

Bestbrook is a lovely quiet spot, perfect for the kids to explore nature and get grubby. Please note, the temperature does drop during the cooler months, so pack a few layers, snuggle up and enjoy your toasted marshmallows under the stars. Bestbrook is an easy 90-minute drive from Brisbane or the Gold Coast and is nestled among the spectacular rolling hills of the Great Dividing Range

Bestbrook Mountain Resort & Farm Stay is located at 9790 Cunningham Highway, Maryvale. 

There are plenty of other local attractions you can enjoy while you are out Maryvale way. Enjoy a pub lunch at the Maryvale Hotel, which is more than 100 years old! Check out the Darling Downs Zoo or take a walk in the World Heritage-listed Main Range National Park.

Take a look at the Brisbane Kids list of Your Favourite Camping Spots for lots more recommended family camp locations to explore.

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