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6 Farm Stays near Brisbane for a Relaxing Weekend Escape

We’ve uncovered the best farm stays near Brisbane so you can savour a stress-free weekend away.

Set amid stunning Aussie bushland, these rustic rural properties evoke a close connection with nature as you breathe in the crisp country air. But it’s not just about the scenery. Most offer fun-filled activities for young and old, including barnyard animals galore.

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Mayan Farm

Nestled in the Noosa Hinterland, this bewitching Kin Kin property boasts breathtaking views. Livestock roams free across the verdant 100-acre lot, and guests get easy access to the stunning Noosa Trail Network.

Accommodation is in one of four Mayan Luxe Villas, which cater for up to eight guests each. The property follows a strict sustainable luxury ethos, using eco-friendly materials like recycled timber and rammed earth. It’s a two-hour drive from Brisbane but well worth the extra k’s.

Mayan Farm near Brisbane

Branell Homestead

One-hour west of Brisbane, this charming Lockyer Valley homestead has luxe lodgings for solitude-seeking guests. Choose a secluded standalone cabin or snag a suite in the federation-style Queenslander homestead.

The property is primarily a wedding venue, so you can rest assured the scenery is spot-on. From the jacaranda tree-lined driveway to the leafy mango grove and glistening central dam, Branell is a spectacular place to stay.

Branell Homestead wedding venue

Wittacork Dairy Cottages

A stone’s throw from Maleny (and 1:45 from Brissy), this stunning Sunshine Coast Hinterland property has four self-contained cottages overlooking Lake Baroon. The charming timber-clad cabins boast modern amenities, homely interiors, and breathtaking views.

Guests can meander its 5.5km trail, which traverses 150 acres of pristine rainforest full of bubbling creeks and trickling falls. The little ones will love collecting eggs and feeding the calves. What’s more, staff can organise a scenic pony ride.

Wittacork Farm Stay accommodation

The Old Glenroy Dairy

A two-hour road trip from Brisbane takes you to Kenilworth, where you’ll find this enchanting hinterland Airbnb. Originally a 1920s dairy farmhouse, the endearing old-world edifice is now a cosy cottage-style studio.

Cowhide rugs, hardwood furnishings, and retro-style appliances add a rustic touch. Stoke a fire in the open-air pit and crack a beer as you watch the sunset over those green rolling hills.

Farm stays near Brisbane

Glasshouse Mountains Farmstay

Nestled below the cragged Glasshouse Mountains (1 hour from Brisbane), this lush 50-acre property offers ample tranquillity. Accommodation is in a spacious four-bedroom home surrounded by farmland and a leafy garden with native plants.

The multi-generational farming family grows fruit on-site, from custard apples to passion fruit and tangy pineapples.

farm stay near Brisbane

Mango Hill Farm

Driving 1.5 hours from Brisbane gets you to Mango Hill Farm, a lovely Peachester property home to a herd of adorable rescue animals. Guests stay in Dovecote Cottage, a restored 112-year-old Queenslander chock full of old-fashioned décor.

Whip up a delicious feast using seasonal produce from the farm—have a hamper delivered or pluck your own. Fancy a cuppa? The place puts on a fab afternoon tea with homemade scones.

Farm stay near Brisbane

Experience South-East Queensland Gastronomy with Kiff & Culture

Whether travelling around the region or embarking on a quick weekend escape, we’ve got the perfect culinary tour for you.

We visit the top gastronomic haunts in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, and Tamborine Mountain. Treat yourself to some top-notch nosh after you’ve experienced these fabulous farm stays near Brisbane.

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Image Credit: Mayan Farm via Instagram, Branell Homestead via Instagram, Wittacork Dairy Cottages via Instagram, The Old Glenroy Dairy via Airbnb, Sue via Airbnb, Mango Hill Farm via Instagram

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