Ranch camping in Queensland

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Estate Lodges Caravan & Camping

12 sites · RVs, Tents108 acres · Flying Fox, QLD
Previously the property was a cattle farm and piggery owned by the same family and passed down the generations. More recently about 20 years ago it was rented to a builder who had a saw mill operating here. We purchased the property about 5 years ago with plans of creating Estate Lodges Caravan & Camping. Our pet friendly property welcomes campers to enjoy all this area has to offer. Explore our bush walking tracks, enjoy some bird watching and see what wildlife you can spot! Your evenings can be spent around supplied fire pits gazing at the stars. We have drinks & firewood for sale, coffee and hot chocolate.There is access nearby to horse riding, hot air ballooning and skydiving. We are also closely located to Canungra golf course.
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AU$40
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Wild Horse Retreat

7 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Glass House Mountains, QLD
Welcoming you to our 100 acre horse property nestled in the Glasshouse Mountains, with a creek and a lake. Featuring a mix of pine and natural forest, this off grid campsite has a lovely flat space for camping. Drinking water and toilet amenities are available, and we welcome well behaved dogs on leashes as well as a place to stay for your beloved horse (please note an additional horse facility fee will be charged). 🐴***We also offer a variety of horse riding experiences that can be selected and added to your booking at checkout***🐴 The Glass House Mountains are found in the hinterland of Queensland's Sunshine Coast. They are about a one-hour drive south of the Sunshine Coast's main hub, Noosa, or an hour north of the state's capital city, Brisbane. The region is a natural playground of walking tracks, horse trails and abseiling locations, the mountains are also home to six small townships, linked by rail and country roads. Please note there is highway noise at this site.
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AU$22
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Noosa Equestrian & Camping

132 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents188 acres · Tandur, QLD
Come and Camp at Noosa Equestrian Centre, a 188 acre property in the heart of the Noosa regions, with lush greenery and a peaceful tree lined creek. The perfect campsite for relaxing days spent in the beautiful hinterland, with Noosa beaches and shops just over the hill. The property offers 80 powered sites and 50 unpowered sites, at various locations around the property, some closer to the creek-line than others. All sites are ideal for pulling up stumps for a few days or more, enjoying the stunning, peaceful property and exploring the wider area. All campers have access the the amenities blocks (hot showers and flushing toilets!), located a couple of hundred metres from camp, depending where you set up, as well as a dump point for those who are self-contained. At this time, whilst campfires are permitted, you must bring your own firepit/brazier or similar and it must be elevated from the ground. Firewood BYO. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a lead - we have many horses around! Sites will be allocated on arrival in discussion with you, based on your set up.
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AU$15
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Rangetop Farm

11 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents1000 acres · Ocean View, QLD
Our 1000 acres mountain top working cattle and horses farm is only 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD. It offers spectacular Glasshouse mountains and ocean views. Activities include hiking, swimming, canoeing, horse riding and more. You can bring your own tent, caravan, motorhome or stay in bunkhouse that sleeps 10 with shower. From many parts of the farm you have a beautiful views encompassing Malenny, Glasshouse Mountains , Bribie island, Moreton Island, Stradbroke Island, Redcliffe and Brisbane Port Site. We have a beautiful deepwater lake that's perfect for swimming, canoeing. The property is traversed by a number of rain forested creeks and ravines which are perfect for adventure hiking and rock climbing. We can also take you horse riding around the farm for a couple of hours or to the local winery if you prefer longer ride. We cater for all levels of riding. We have many panoramic campsites for you to choose from. These are suited to any one with the swag, tent, camper, caravan or motorhome. You need to be self sufficient. For those liking the comforts of home we have a bunkhouse which sleeps 10 and has electricity, water, flush toilet, shower, stove, microwave and TV. Linen is not supplied. For those without transport Dakabin train station is 25 min from the farm. Pick up and drop off to the station can be arranged. There is a wide variety of shops and restaurants less than 10 min away.
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AU$36
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OZ SKY RANCH

80 sites · RVs, Tents350 acres · Tamborine Mountain, QLD
Oz Sky Ranch is set on 350+ acres in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland, just outside of Brisbane at the bottom of Mount Tambourine near Canungra. We cater to adventurous souls, with a range of adventure tourism activities in and around our property. Try tandem hang-gliding and paragliding and a full range of hang gliding and paragliding courses or just bring your own stand-up paddleboards and kayaks. Our lake is lovely and clean and is great to swim in. We opened up our working cattle and turf farm to promote Hang gliding and paragliding, we believe the more people see it, then the more people may like to come for a tandem flight or learn to fly with us. You can buy a friend or loved one a gift of a life time. Tandem hang gliding gift vouchers are very popular, as you get to take off from the property and flyover you’re campsite and then up to 2500ft. Then come and land right next to your friends and family at the Oz Sky Ranch. We pride ourselves on keeping the property lovely and clean. We are also opening our home and farm to you. So please respect it and enjoy it as we do. We have 5 designated campsites positioned around the property. Within the designated sites, there are camp spots that we rotate. Please check with us to see what ones are open. We need to rotate the sites and rest them. This is how we keep them well-maintained and looking amazing. If it is wet weather we will close down sites and recommend other spots. We rotate the sites and rest them. Then they don’t get overused. We want our camp sites to look lovely for you. We pride our self’s on having a lovely property. If it is bad weather, we will recommend another site or we can give you a full refund. Campfires are allowed at designated camp spots when fire bans aren't in place. Firewood is available to purchase . We have a no dog policy. We accept groups however we have strict rules around this, so please discuss with us first. If you are up early in the morning you may be lucky enough to see the best in QLD barefoot water skiers training on the lake and also tandem hang gliders getting towed up from the airstrip. All campers must check in before dark and call me before entering. We look forward to your enquiry.
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AU$26
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River Run Farm Camping

42 sites · RVs, Tents84 acres · Antigua, QLD
River Run Farm Camping is situated on the banks of the beautiful Mary River within the spectacular Fraser Coast region. The historic Maryborough town centre and the quaint village of Tiaro is right on our doorstep for anything you may have left behind or if you just feel like a country pub meal and a cold beer. We offer large grassy mowed sites both powered and unpowered, river front and tree shaded areas with some having their own fire pits. Fully equipped large camp kitchen with microwave, television, fridge, dart board, BBQ, communal firepit and power points to charge your devices and a Playground for the Kids. We offer the best hot showers with beautifully clean toilets; our amenities even contain a washing machine and a kid’s bathroom with a claw foot bath. A Dump point is located at the front of our property. River Run offers: farm animals, swimming, excellent fresh water Fishing (Bass, Barra, yellow belly, prawn and silver perch), boat ramp, bike track and kayaking River run has an amazing variety of bird life due to the large body of fresh water and pristine habitat creating a great environment for spotting native animals including wallabies, achidnia and platypus, which have been sighted at the boat ramp. We are pet friendly too as long as your animals remain on a leash and are under full supervision at all times. River Run is only a short drive away from lots of great experiences, Markets, Mural trail, horse riding, adventure activities, history, museums, Festivals, art and culture that are sure to inspire. Book a horse riding adventure with Hucknall Horses only 10mins away or drive on up to Hervey Bay and go whale watching or day trip to the incredible Fraser Island or Rainbow Beach. 4wd in one of the many local forestry areas and see the brumby herds. Just so much to see and do.
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AU$18
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Browns Creek Camping

6 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · QLD
Unwind to the soothing sound of the flowing creek as you savour a drink by the crackling campfire. We offer spacious unpowered campsites nestled along Browns Creek, catering to caravans, campers, and tents. Our picturesque bush camping area spans approximately 10 acres, providing ample space for your outdoor adventure. You will need to be self-sufficient. No water or power or toilet. Conveniently located just minutes away from the vibrant local markets of Yandina and Eumundi, you'll have the opportunity to explore and discover unique treasures. Terella Brewery is a mere 3-minute drive from our location, offering a delightful experience for beer enthusiasts. If you're looking to explore further, the charming town of Yandina is only a 3-minute drive away. For those seeking an exciting cultural experience, Eumundi is just an 11-minute drive from our campsite, where you can immerse yourself in the renowned Eumundi Markets and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. And if you're longing for a relaxing day at the beach, the stunning Coolum Beach is within a comfortable 20-minute drive. Join us at our serene campsite, where nature's tranquillity and local attractions await your arrival.
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AU$15
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The Bush Clinic, Hinterland Retreat

68 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Flying Fox, QLD
Our sites are completely isolated from town, with views and not visible from the road. Sites are set among nearly 100 acres of a mix of open land and rainforest. Multiple natural springs exist on the property and a few small spring-fed waterholes are scattered down the cascading hills. Friendly ducks, geese, fish, horses and an abundance of native wildlife live here. This location is home to several endangered species due to being one of the last isolated pockets of rainforest in the area. Sites are part of The Bush Clinic where we specialise in designing and making natural creams, soaps, teas, dodorants and other products as well as running regular Meditation courses and topics such as Energy, Frequency, Grounding and Advanced Organic Growth techniques for those wanting to join in are formally available during your stay. We are new to HipCamp so have limited facilities at present, but they are in progress and we have loads of space per site, comfortable, and lots to offer for those wanting to reconnect with Nature. If you know what ley-lines are - this is the right place to visit ;-) PS if you are towing a van or camper pls remember to engage 4wd at the front gravel gate (low range 2nd is best). This helps avoid chewing the road up...
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AU$25
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Ayrshire Downs, near Winton

50 sites · RVs, Tents90000 acres · Winton, QLD
Ayrshire Downs Caravan & Camping is a property steeped in Australian history; with the Cobb & Co coach pub ruins, original shearing shed ruins from the famous shearing strikes, the location for where Banjo Patterson first penned Waltzing Matilda to music, and more. We offer sites next to one of Australia’s iconic shearing shed ruins. Located along the beautiful Wokingham Creek, you’ll get a taste of the outback with stock and other native animals surrounding your stay. Winton is the nearest town, 58 km away, and has so much to see and do. It's the Dinosaur Capital of Australia, home of Waltzing Matilda and Queensland's Boulder Opal; abundant in nature, culture and heritage. It's also the best place to stock up on supplies.We have a dedicated, fenced off area for campers with trees growing. We have water available, cold showers and flushing toilets, picnic shed with seats but  otherwise campers must be self-contained. The nearest dump point is in Winton. We have a communal fire pit where you can gather and meet other travellers, or you're welcome to light your own firepit (BYO) at your campsite.Dogs welcome, please keep them under control and not hassling other campers. We also offer options for tours and shearing demonstrations, with mini wool bales for sale, plus landowners history and stories of day to day life on the land, and genuine property museum tours on request.  
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Yabba Creek Farm

4 sites · RVs, Tents36 acres · Imbil, QLD
We are located along the Yabba Creek just west of Imbil. Only 3km past Imbil township and 10km to Borumba Dam. Our property boast exquisite views of the Yabba creek bordering Mount Granger and forestry as our backdrop. We have deep swimming holes as well as shallow areas for the little ones. Camps are spaced out along a manicured 300m creek frontage. There is a total of 1km creek frontage on Yabba Creek Farm for your to explore. Attractions include kayaking (limited number provided) fishing, bush walking and wildlife watching. Platypus are frequently sighted in the Yabba creek. Lungfish can also be viewed while kayaking or snorkelling. Koalas, wallabies, gonnas and an abundance of bird life are also commonly sighted. Dogs are welcome on very strict conditions as we have farm animals including lambs, chickens and foals, so must remain secure on a leash at all times. Dogs with hunting or chasing nature are not welcome for the safety of our animals and wildlife. One toilet available. Cleaned daily. BYO if you wish to camp further away from main area. Campfires are welcome in the fire pit provided. Weekends we provide farm experiences for the kids with feeding and petting sheep, ponies, chickens and egg collecting (quite limited at this stage, but we are expanding). Bring your push bike and tour the farm trails or further into the neighbouring Imbil Forestry.
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Eastgrove, Running Creek

29 sites · RVs, Tents400 acres · Running Creek, QLD
We have a 400-acre beef cattle and cropping property in the beautiful Scenic Rim, 5 minutes from town. With a dam, tracks to explore, a running creek to fish and frolic in, and plenty of wide-open spaces to rest and relax. Our Creekside sites are in a large open paddock with creek frontage, near the road and readily accessed with 2wd vehicles. Or we have campsites in an elevated position which offer more privacy but do require a 4wd. Campers must be self-sufficient and have their own toilet - we have no facilities here. Campfires are permitted in designated areas and you can buy firewood from us. Note: There are facilities available in town including hot showers and toilets.Dogs are welcome but must be kept restrained.
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Sarabah Creek Camping

3 sites · RVs, Tents70 acres · Sarabah, QLD
NEWLY OPENED! To book please message with preferred dates and group size to confirm suitability and availability. Two premium camp sites available. Quiet, secluded and private with modern, clean toilets. Kids camp free. Your own private piece of paradise in Sarabah, one group only per site, no other groups nearby. Enjoy the crystal clear water from your own deep swimming holes or shallow rapids. Try and spot a platypus! Keep an eye out for some fantastic birdlife! Say g'day to the cows and calves! We've build some beautiful toilets (see pictures in listing) and take pride in the cleanliness of our modern system.
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AU$105
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Welcome to Hipcamp! If you're looking for a camping experience on a ranch in Queensland, Australia, you're in luck. With over 2400 options to choose from, you'll find the perfect spot to immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the Australian outback. Whether you're a seasoned rancher or just looking to experience the cowboy lifestyle, Queensland has it all. From the Estate Lodges Caravan & Camping with 517 reviews to OZ SKY RANCH with 372 reviews and Noosa Equestrian & Camping with 251 reviews, you can trust the opinions of fellow campers. And with popular facilities like showers, cooking equipment, and toilets, you'll have everything you need for a comfortable stay. When you're not exploring the ranch, take a dip in the swimming hole, go off-roading on an OHV, or enjoy a bike ride through the stunning countryside. With an average price per night of $18 and options starting as low as $5, camping on a ranch in Queensland is an affordable adventure you won't want to miss.

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