Taabinga Homestead

Cottages

Taabinga Homestead is part of the National Estate and is central to the history of the South Burnett. The homestead was built in 1846 and is one of Queensland’s oldest, continuously lived in rural homes.

Situated at Haly Creek near Kingaroy, Taabinga Homestead is a working cattle property. Accommodation at the Homestead is in fully equipped, self-contained cottages set amongst its gardens. Other outbuildings include a dairy, blacksmiths and butcher’s shops.

Walking trails around the property, including its dam, allow visitors to see birds and native animals in their natural state. Visitors may also view Taabinga’s cemetery, watch cattle work in action or simply relax in its tranquil setting.

The Homestead also caters for group visits, which feature a guided tour of the Homestead and outbuildings together with morning or afternoon tea as required.

A visit to Taabinga Homestead offers a genuine experience of rural living as well as a glimpse of past lifestyles at this historic property. Taabinga Homestead is owned and managed by Libby Leu and Colin Marshall. Libby’s family has owned and lived at the Homestead since 1887.

The traditional owners of the property are the Wakka Wakka people.

Facilities

Barbeque Birdwatching Carpark Caters for limited mobility CD Player Conference/Function Facilities Cycling Disabled access available DVD/Bluray Player Family History & Heritage Laundry Non Smoking Outdoor Furniture Pet Friendly Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Register of National Estate Television

Services

A bright sunny cottage with two bedrooms, one queen and one single. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. There is a second single bed in the sunroom. The cottage has an ample living area and an equipped kitchen. Heating is by slow combustion wood fire and/or reverse cycle air conditioning. There is a barbecue outside and the front verandah overlooks the Homestead’s main gardens. Recent additions to the cottage include a large covered deck.

DVD/Bluray Player CD Player Television

Attractive cottage with two bedrooms, an equipped kitchen and good sized living area. The cottage has reverse cycle air conditioning. Recent renovation provides a new bathroom and expanded living space. A comfortable deck completes the cottage.

DVD/Bluray Player CD Player Television

Rates

From AU$130.00

Prices are per couple; extra guests AUD20 each.
Rate of AUD150 is for a couple for one night only.

Trading Times

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 10:00 am

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