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Mt Maroon in the background
Taking in the views from inside
Bush walk to a rocky river
Relax in the Pavilion and take in the view
Map of Tuckeroo Cottages and Gardens
115 Forest Home Road
Queensland 4287 Australia

Tuckeroo Cottages and Gardens
Rathdowney, Scenic Rim Area

Indicative Rate* $195.00 to $270.00 Room and Light Breakfast

07 5463 6263

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Tuckeroo Cottages - your secluded couple's bush retreat with spectacular scenery and private walks to a tranquil rocky river.

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Discover Mt Barney with Tuckeroo Cottages® hidden away on 50 acres of mostly remnant forest only 90 minutes from Brisbane and the Gold Coast in the heart of the Scenic Rim, South East Queensland.

The cottages feature quality linen/crockery,have a private deck to watch the sun go down whilst enjoying a glass of wine. Soak up the ambience of the wood-fired heater on cool evenings. Utilise the Pavilion with its barbecue and authentic outdoor pizza oven or gather around a campfire, star gaze and enjoy a camp oven dinner and roasted marshmallows.

Tuckeroo is central to many attractions close to the small township of Rathdowney renowned for its annual Heritage Festival, Mt Barney, Lake Maroon and the friendly country town of Boonah, recognised for its many talented artists and its annual arts festival.

Bird watching, bush walks, mountain climbs, abseiling and horse riding can be easily accessed from Tuckeroo.

Your Scenic Rim escape, where there is plenty to enjoy during your stay, or where you can enjoy doing absolutely nothing at all!

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Property Details


  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Communal Facilities
    Communal Facilities
  • Non Smoking Establishment
    Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
    Outdoor furniture
  • Pets not allowed
    Pets not allowed
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks
  • Wood Heater/Pot Belly
    Wood Heater/Pot Belly


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Walking

Other Information

Open from 0800 to 1900 weekdays, 0900 to 1700 on weekends

Disabled facilities are available in the Blue Wren Cottage.

Cancellation Policy

For bookings made in advance, a 50 per cent non refundable deposit is required within seven days of booking and the balance is payable 21 days prior to stay. For booking made within the 21 days, full payment will be required within 48 hours. If the booking is cancelled, this deposit may, under certain circumstances, be used as a credit toward a new booking to be completed within a six month period. No refunds apply for unused nights. Travel Insurance policies give cover under certain circumstances for cancellation. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions on the web site.

How To Get There

From Boonah:
Take the Boonah-Rathdowney Road (Route 93).
36.7 kilometres along the Boonah-Rathdowney Road turn right into Forest Home Road.
Tuckeroo Cottage is 1.15 kilometres further along on the left.

From Rathdowney:
Just south of Rathdowney (Mount Lindesay Highway - Route 13) turn right at the Boonah turn-off (Route 93).
9.5 kilometres along the Rathdowney-Boonah Road turn left into Forest Home Road.
Tuckeroo Cottage is 1.15 kilometres further along on the left.

Tariff Text

Public Holiday tariff as per weekend rate.

One night stay if available may be accepted 24 hours prior to requirement date. Prices are subject to change, please contact the operator for firm pricing.

Tuckeroo Cottages

The elite and impressive cottages are open plan and self-contained. They have a cosy and protected verandah in which to relax or dine or take in breathtaking views of the spectacular mountain scenery. The natural timber and soft lighting of the interior gives special warmth and is in keeping with the environment.

Both cottages contain a comfortable queen size bed, ensuite, cosy living/kitchen area with wood-fired heater and a separate dining nook. Stocked with quality crockery and utensils, generous selection of tea and coffee (including coffee plunger) plus the usual supplies (quality linen, soap, detergent, olive oil, salt/pepper), which you expect to find in quality accommodation, all help make dining in a pleasure. Television, DVD, compact disc facilities included.

Bedding Configuration

Studio Room
Capacity: 2 people
Bed Types Available: Queen Size Bed


$195.00$270.00Adult Room and Light Breakfast

Other Information

Disabled: Disabled facilities are available in Blue Wren Cottage.

Blue Wren Cottage

Sit back, relax, rejuvenate and refresh

Why not discover Mt Barney with Tuckeroo Cottages - a secluded couples retreat featuring spectacular mountain scenery and private forest walks to a tranquil rocky river. The Blue Wren is an open plan self-contained cottage ideally suited to couples. It has disabled access and bathroom facilities. Enjoy an intimate dining nook with spectacular mountain views during the day or snuggle up in the cosy atmosphere around the wood fireplace in the cool of the evening. Guests can choose to do as much as they like at Tuckeroo ...... or they can choose to do nothing at all. Why not take the time to simply relax, rejuvenate and reconnect!


$195.00$265.00Adult Room and Light Breakfast

* 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.