Family Farm Stays Near Brisbane

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If your little ones have recently developed an obsession with farm animals, a farm stay near Brisbane is a great way to get out of the city, exploring nature and lapping up what life on the farm is really like.

From camping spots to hillside lodges, there are loads of farm stays near Brisbane to soak in all the goodness of Mother Nature and cuddle some pretty cute animals while you're at it. Akubras on!

Family Farm Stays Near Brisbane

1. Paradise Country Farmstay

Farm stays near Brisbane
Experience life on the farm like never before at Paradise Country Farmstay. Image: supplied.

Paradise Country Farmstay in Oxenford is run by Village Roadshow Theme Parks and has great camping packages for couples and families, which include access to their shows and theme parks on the Gold Coast. Choose between bringing your own tent or caravan or staying in one of their ready-made eco tents, which come with real beds, and some are ensuite.

When booking a farm stay near Brisbane at Paradise Country Farmstay, you and the fam will get access to the sunrise and sunset farm activities, which include animal feeding, egg collecting, cow milking, animal meet-and-greets, lawn games, wine tasting and even an evening campfire - bliss!

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2. Historic Cedar Glen Farmstay 

A genuine farm stay experience near Brisbane is what's on offer at the Historic Cedar Glen Garmstay. With several historic cottages dating back to 1900 to choose from, Cedar Glen is a true working farm that dates back four generations. As well as farm activities such as milking cows, feeding animals and collecting eggs, guests at Cedar Glen Farmstay can take part in stockwhip cracking, boomerang throwing, horse riding, wild swimming, fishing in the river, and sunset 4WD tours. You can choose to be self-catered or enjoy their fully-catered farm stay options.

3. Hosanna Farmstay 

Just south of Murwillumbah and the Queensland border, Hosanna Farmstay offers camping, glamping or lakeside cabins at their farm stay near Brisbane. Kids can burn off loads of energy at Hosanna Farmstay, with activities such as kayaking and swimming in the dam, jumping off the diving board, or climbing on the playground. Not to mention 4WD tours of the farm and all the animal interactions to keep them occupied including cuddling baby rabbits and watching newborn chicks hatch. There is a little something for the adults, too, with a lakeside sauna to enjoy in the colder months. Have a furbaby at home that you don’t want to leave behind? Hosanna is a dog-friendly farm stay, so let them know you'd like to bring a pet when booking.

4. Tommerup’s Dairy Farm & Farm Stay 

Tommerup’s Dairy Farm
Get ready for a real-life dairy farm stay near Brisbane at Tommerup’s Dairy Farm. Image: supplied.

A sixth-generation working dairy farm, Tommerup’s Farm Stay offers guests the opportunity to be part of the farm to fork - or paddock to plate - process by helping milk its working cows, collect eggs and feed the animals. Run by Dave and Kay Tommerup and their two kids, Tommerup's Dairy Farm only has two guest houses on the property, so get ready to become part of the family and get the first-hand experience of all the animal care and farm work that goes on behind the scenes to put food on our tables. 

5. Keira Farm

If you're looking for one of the closest farm stays near Brisbane, Keira Farm is a great farmyard find. Located just 15 minutes west of Ipswich, Keira Farm is a 500-acre working cattle farm and offers farm stay accommodation as well as glamping tents and traditional camping sites. Visitors to Keira Farm will get to experience the inner workings of a working cattle farm, as well as the abundance of nature at the property including wild birds and plenty of kangaroos.

6. Ripples on the Creek

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For a romantic farm stay, you can't go past Ripples on the Creek. Image: supplied.

For one of the most luxurious farm stays near Brisbane, Ripples on the Creek offers some pretty classy accommodations on their 100-acre cattle farm. While Ripples on the Creek presents as more of a romantic country getaway than a farm stay, the location on the edge of the Border Ranges National Park and their chic, rustic country cottages certainly qualify as a version of a farm stay near Brisbane in our books! You might want to leave the kids at home for this romantic adventure.

Hero image: Keira Farm

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