Country Life, My Favourite Place

Bunyip Springs Farm Stay, Queensland

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Bunyip Springs FarmStay offers a choice of accommodation, from excellent overnight accommodation through to longer stays. Choose from the Bunyip Springs Cottage or the Bunyip Springs Lodge.

Both the Cottage and the Lodge are set in home paddocks on the property where guests can enjoy a tranquil rural setting and take part in farm activities if they wish.  It’s the perfect place to give children hands-on experience with the farm animals.

Bunyip Springs Farmstay is located 210kms NW of Brisbane and is only 23km from the top of the Bunya Mountains National Park, view a map of the local area. The Farmstay is also only 5kms from the South Burnett Maidenwell Astronomical Observatory. Why not enjoy the viewing of our spectaular night skies with a farmstay experience.

For any further information on Bunyip Springs Farm Stay please feel free to contact us.

503 Maidenwell-Bunya Mountain Road Maidenwell QLD 4615
Tel: +61 (0)7 4164 6175 | Email |


From the northside of Brisbane travel to Caboolture, Kilcoy, then Yarraman.

From the southside of Brisbane travel as if to Toowoomba but take the exit at Blacksoil

to the South Burnett via Esk and Toogoolawah, then onto Yarraman.


  • From this point follow the Bunya Mountains National Park signs.
  • In the centre of Yarraman turn (L) and proceed as if to Toowoomba for 20kms
  • Take a (R) turn at a “T” junction following National Park sign and Kingaroy sign.
  • 11kms further on brings you to the village of Maidenwell.
  • At the Hotel turn (L) again following the Bunya Mountains National Park signs.
  • After 4kms there is a country church on the right and a crossroad.
  • Continue straight ahead down the hill for 1km to Bunyip Springs on the left.
  • The road number is 503.


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Lois Nicholls is an Australian freelance journalist. She is also the author of "Aussie, Actually," which captures her heartfelt experiences as a South African migrant living in Australia. Her second book, "Bye-bye Bikini", published in August 2018, is a series of frank and humorous essays navigating everyday life from the perspective of a fifty-something former newspaper and magazine journalist. Her first children's book, "What Dog is That?" available in hardcopy from was published in May 2019. Her books on Amazon: