Hipcamp host Peter H.,
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The ranch offers peaceful and spacious campsites in Thornlands lands, just 40 minutes from Brisbane CBD making it the perfect weekend getaway. Enjoy living with the Wallabies, Echidna, Koalas and Kookaburras, and listening to the sounds of the ‘Whip birds’. 

There is a TIDAL creek and billabong on the property so put your crab pots in, and fish from the bank or just

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The ranch offers peaceful and spacious campsites in Thornlands lands, just 40 minutes from Brisbane CBD making it the perfect weekend getaway. Enjoy living with the Wallabies, Echidna, Koalas and Kookaburras, and listening to the sounds of the ‘Whip birds’. 

There is a TIDAL creek and billabong on the property so put your crab pots in, and fish from the bank or just relax by the waters edge watching the tide come and go.

There are two designated areas at the campsites where you can enjoy a fire. Please use only the spaces provided and bring your own firewood. You are welcome to use fallen timber for kindling.

Make sure you search for the walking tracks. It’s so beautiful and quiet here, yet you’re only a 3 minute drive to Maccas etc We are within easy reach of plenty of great beaches, cafes and shops so you will have everything within easy reach to have a great time away. Come and have a wonderful, private and peaceful stay with us. You deserve a rest/treat/adventure

We require our visitors to be self sufficient with their own toilet/shower facilities and take all waste and rubbish with them on departure.

Pets are welcome but please be aware the property is not fenced. Keep pets under your control at all times.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
3 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Remove your rubbish
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical connection
No water connection
No sewage dump point
No TV connection
Pull-in site
Max length 50ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Peter a message!
  • Check in: After 8AM
  • Check out: Before 10AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 96%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Horseback riding
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Ranch - Rare & Hidden Oasis in Queensland.

Coastal
River, stream, or...

Places to see near The Ranch

6 Reviews

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Hipcamper Melissa

Paradise just around the corner

Melissa T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 1st, 2021

Peter was a wonderful host (more than we could have asked for). The site was beautiful. We couldn’t be happier. Very excited to go back and explore some more.

Hipcamper Ed

Great hidden getaway

Ed A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 20th, 2021

Absolute tranquility 5 min from Victoria point shops! Peter the host was just awesome and was only too happy to help in any way.
Fire, fishing, (mullet is good bait to use) and relaxing. Highly recommended.

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Hipcamper Haylee

The values reflect in the name

Haylee J.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 15th, 2021

I was absolutely blown away by this property and Peter.
The name couldn’t be more fitting.
His kindness and humanity is reflected in the calmness of the property.

We were lucky enough to have the billabong to ourselves, this is priceless if you happen to have that opportunity.

We had the most amazing time with access to endless flora and pretty cool fishing for the teens and a laugh for the guys.
(All catch and release particularly the the Murray Cod as he is protected here)
We caught brim and Murray cod.

My only complaint and BY NO MEANS OWNERS ISSUE is By night sadly across Aus. We have a cane toad problem and this place is not short on them.
Be wary with dogs after dark, they are not concerned to come close.

Secondly is people that are using the location.
This owner has allowed people to access something that is rare and he has no obligation to.
The way people leave rubbish around is atrocious.
If you have 5 mins on a walk and are keen like me lol…. Grab a garbage bag and as you walk through the gorgeous bush land, pick up a few things. It all helps

Thank you so much Peter, I have the most amazing photos See you soon, can’t wait to be back

So many walking tracks to find I’ll do my part each visit 🌻So sad to see when something is shared voluntarily The Ranch - Rare & Hidden Oasis
Hipcamper Peter
Response from Peter, the Host, on November 17th, 2021

Thanks Hayley for such a wonderful review. We thoroughly enjoyed you all being with us. We’d love you to come back and share with us. Thank you for picking any litter up. My dog is responsible for the odd plastic bottle. Every morning she pulls them out the bin with excitement to go for her walk. The property floods two or three times per year too. Litter can be dispersed over certain areas after flooding. Some laying undetected if off the tracks, bits of plastic, tennis balls and more so plastic bottles that float in from upstream. We really appreciate your care and kindness. I loved meeting you. Thanks again for your lovely words about our special home ❤️🌸😊

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Hipcamper Aaliah

Amazing stay 😍

Aaliah J.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2021

Had such an amazing stay here!! Peter was so helpful and welcoming, the place was beautiful and Peter helped with whatever he could. We will definitely be coming back very soon! Thank you guys for having us, we loved it!

Hipcamper Amy

Excellent stay

Amy A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 9th, 2021

The site was exactly as described and pictured. Peter the host was very accommodating and always ensured that we were comfortable during our stay. There are beautiful walk trials around the camp area and alot to explore. There is also a tidal creek to fish/crab as well. Peter provided communal facilities and he was only a phone call/ text away. We will definitely be back again. Thanks Peter for being a super host.

Hipcamper Dylan

Fantastic property.

Dylan T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 3rd, 2021

10/10 property to camp at. Nice little salt water creek to have a fire next to. The host Peter was extremely accomodating and made us feel very welcomed, he is a great guy and made our stay much more enjoyable. I will be going back as soon as I can, I really enjoy Peters block of land, he has something a lot of people would envy. Thanks Peter!

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Hipcamper Peter
Response from Peter, the Host, on October 6th, 2021

Hey Dylan, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We were so excited having you here to share our very special piece of paradise. I’m pleased you brought your guitar and had a relaxing time. You’re welcome here anytime!

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Property
The Ranch
State
Queensland
Country
Australia
AU$50/night
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