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Bestbrook Mountain Resort
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Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia
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34 reviews
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“Bestbrook means Best time”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My family and I have been coming here for years after discovering Bestbrook by accident, I don't want to rave too much because we want to keep Bestbrook all to ourselves.
Ray and Elise are the Best hosts, nothing is any trouble, and if you want to experience the Best country hospitality go no further.
Hey, it's not five star but who cares,Bestbrook could be Best described as rustic old country charm as it was before bricks and mortar and modernisation took all this away from our new generations.
Take your kids here you wont regret it, rough it up a bit, crack a whip, feed the baby animals,milk a cow, try Cyril's Best made damper and Golden syrup it's free too!! Also try Donna's brekky scrambled eggs at the Coach house restaurant , you have to pay but I would pay double, Yum!!
Hop on a horse ride with Bruce the Best trail boss ever, what a nice bloke!!
Join Ray at the bar as the sun goes down, meet the locals, make new friends and say G"Day, let Ray spin you a bush yarn or a joke or too. Enjoy your stay, we always do, leave room for us, Richard and Liz and family

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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 1 May 2014
Hi richard h,
Sorry but you can't keep Bestbrook to yourselves but there will be room for you. It's great that you enjoy the restaurant and activities, yes we do not advertise ourselves as 5 star but we are clean and comfortable, I like your rustic old country charm description. Hope to see you soon.
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Bestbrook is big enough so that even during peak holiday periods you don't feel crowded by tents! You can participate in a variety of fun activities that are offered a number of times each day so you don't have to get up early or rush to catch them.. if you miss your activity, you just participate next time round. All the staff are extremely friendly and helpful, plenty to do - or you can just chill out - and the environment/scenery is gorgeous. Shower and toilet facilities clean. We did horse riding, two wagon rides, damper making and went for 1.5hr bushwalks up the 4WD track, playing by the creek.... we have been twice and will go back. A fantastic camping destination!

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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Hi 616Rachel,
Great that your family enjoyed the activities and farm and we hope you return.
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

If you are looking to get away from it all with the family and tent, look no further than Bestbrook farm. Situated on a plateau at the top of the Great Dividing Range just beyond Cunningham's Gap, this scenic property offers powered and unpowered camping sites and seclusion ( if you avoid the Easter long weekend). We have been going out to Bestbrook for a few years now and have camped right on the creek both times. The creek has yabbies, and giant barred frog padpoles about 10 cm long, little fish, and fresh water shrimp. You can have a campfire under the stars, and bring your dog along too.
Up at the homestead you can buy coffees and devonshire tea and scones, dinners, and the often have entertainment. There are horse rides, cow milking, chickens and turkeys, a small swimming pool, tree swings, jumping castle and old fashioned play ground, and trailer rides with whip cracking and boomerang throwing lessons. All free aside from the horse rides.
There a numerous cabins on the property that I have only ever seen from the road and cannot comment on.
The campsites have portaloos that are serviced frequently and several shower blocks up near the homestead. These are fairly basic and require a bit of a wipe down on your part after using.
Firewood is available to purchase or you can collect it from the pile - byo chainsaw!
Most importantly, the staff are really lovely and helpful.
This is a wonderful family holiday if you like camping, and like camping with a bit of optional luxury. We love you Bestbrook!! See you next year!

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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Hi GracieBFree,
Thanks for your review and comprehensive list of activities and details on our restaurant. Great that your group enjoys yourselves and you return regularly and we look forward to you returning. Thanks
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We camped at Bestbrook over the Easter period for the first time. We absolutely loved it. There are so many different activities for the kids & adults, staff are amazing, the farm is gorgeous and very picturesque. We are definitely going back and can't recommend it enough. Was our first camping trip with our kiddies (1 & 2 years old) and was fabulous and very relaxing.

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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Hi Julie L,
Great to hear you enjoyed the staff and activities and we look forward to you returning.
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

After viewing the resort then staying, it was a lovely place to stay. Loads of fun things for the kids and very welcoming staff. The camp site is well looked after and loads of sites near the creek for the kids to have fun in. Thanks for an awesome Easter break weekend stay.

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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Hi Darren W,
Glad your family had an awesome Easter and that you enjoyed the campgrounds and activities.
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Fantastic 4 days over the Easter break, staff very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. Our lads were kept busy from dusk to dawn with the bush walk with Russell, horse riding, and all the included activities available. We arnt much of campers so hired the 3 bedroom cabin for our extended family. Would and have recommended to friends and would go back again with the kids. The local cattle wandering around the property gave us the real country farm get away experience and made a nice change to leave the city.

Only negative was that Cabin 4 caught the dust from the drive through so on a dry day eating and relaxing on the cabin front balcony wasn't ideal, but the staff did come and water it down which helped.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Hi Donna H,
Great that your family was kept occupied by the activities especially the new guided bush walk by Russell. The farm allows the stock to wander around the campsites so you will usually encounter horses and cows at cabins and camping grounds. Looking forward to you returning.
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Southport, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

The atmosphere at Bestbrook on our first trip was so enjoyable, we have returned a few times since. Ray and the crew do a fantastic job, and we will return again as it is a fantastic place to catch up with friends and enjoy all the region and the camp ground has to offer. The Homestead is great for relaxing and watching the sun set on the mountains as a back drop, while have dinner and drinks and chat with the owners. There is always something happening for the kids and big kids alike. So I look forward to our next visit, and you should do the same.

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Bestbrook, Owner at Bestbrook Mountain Resort, responded to this review, 30 April 2014
Hi Raymond M,
Great that you enjoy our resort, activities and restaurant hope to see you back soon.
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Property: Bestbrook Mountain Resort
Address: 9790 Cunningham Hwy, Maryvale, Queensland 4370, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Scenic Rim > Maryvale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Speciality Lodging in Maryvale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Bestbrook Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bestbrook offers you a unique weekend escape or holiday package in self contained farm stay cabins, bunkhouse back packer style rooms or camping by Gap Creek. Bestbrook is an Australian owned and operated farmstay property where everyone joins in the fun. Only 90 minutes from Brisbane or 126 minutes from the Gold Coast, Bestbrook offers a perfect break from the city to enjoy relaxed country living. Horse riding for all levels from parent led rides, lessons or trail rides. We have regular free demonstrations of milking cows, making butter, boomerang throwing, Australia stock whip cracking, billy tea & damper & a brief presentation of local history. ... more   less 
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