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A delightful farmstay experience for the whole family.
- opportunity for many indoor family activities
at peace, surrounded by nature
Map of The Hollow Log Country Retreat
878 Mount Byron Road
Mount Byron
Queensland 4312 Australia

The Hollow Log Country Retreat
Mount Byron, Somerset Area

Indicative Rate* $160.00 to $270.00 Per Unit

07 5426 0167

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The Hollow Log Country Retreat is situated in the secluded valley of Mount Byron, close to Lakes Somerset and Wivenhoe and just over an hour's scenic drive from Brisbane. This fully wheelchair accessible, 'gentle bush haven' can accommodate groups or families of up to 12 people in its four comfortable bedrooms and large, unique living area.

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Set amongst beautiful native gardens and natural bushland it is the ideal country getaway for complete relaxation. Take leisurely strolls around the gardens and wildlife corridor to view some wild friends - koalas, bettongs, wallabies, birdlife - walk to the top of the hill for spectacular views, spotlight for native wildlife or simply stargaze at night, visit the local natural rock waterhole or just sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Gentle farm animals complete the country experience.

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Property Details


  • 24 hour Reception
    24 hour Reception
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Communal Facilities
    Communal Facilities
  • Cots Available
    Cots Available
  • Cycle/Running Path
    Cycle/Running Path
  • Games/Recreation Room
    Games / Rec Room
  • High Chair
    High Chair
  • Laundry
  • Open fireplace
    Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
    Outdoor furniture
  • Pets not allowed
    Pets not allowed
  • TV/Lounge Area
    TV/Lounge Area
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks
  • Wood Heater/Pot Belly
    Wood Heater/Pot Belly


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Astronomy
  • Farm/Station
  • Meditating
  • Walking

Other Information

Reception open 24 hours.

Children are welcome. Some facilities available include cot, high chair and a baby bath.

Access is available for guests with a disability. One of the bathrooms is fully equipped with grab rails, a fold-down shower bench and adjustable shower rose. The kitchen has been designed for wheelchair access and the door and hallways as well as the light switches meet the Australian Standards for wheelchair access.

How To Get There

Guests usually drive the scenic journey from Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast area or Toowoomba by private motor vehicles.

Tariff Text

A two night minimum stay is required on weekends. A minimum weekend tariff of AUD540.00 applies. This tariff is for up to six people. Lower rates apply for midweek stays - please contact operator for quotes.

Their policy of 'sole occupancy' means that only one booking is taken at any one time. A discount of 10 per cent is offered to Seniors Card holders for midweek stays.

The Hollow Log Country Retreat

The Hollow Log is a four bedroom, self-contained, rustic "cabin" oozing comfort and charm. Two of the bedrooms have a queen sized bed in each and the other two bedrooms each have two sets of bunk beds. One queen bedroom and one bunk room are located off each of the two hallways in the cabin. There is a large wheelchair accessible bathroom as well as a separate shower and separate toilet. A large living area with fully-equipped kitchen and huge dining table is ideal for groups and the wide verandahs provide ample undercover relaxation area.

Bedding Configuration

Four bedroom with lounge
Capacity: 1 - 12 people
Bed Types Available: Bunk Beds, Queen Size Bed, Trundle Bed


$160.00$270.00Adult Per Unit

Other Information

Children: Cot and high-chair are available. Children can be involved in animal feeding and egg collecting.

Disabled: The retreat is wheelchair accessible - kitchen, bathroom, doorways and light switches are designed to be wheelchair friendly.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.