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  • noellefunkymcalister
    Carrara, Australia17 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great day at this lovely little privately run zoo. Yes, it’s very no frills and certainly in need of a little sprucing up, but the purchase and care of the animals must cost an arm and a leg. The animals are well cared for. There are lots of shaded picnic tables. All up, a wonderful place to spend half a day.
    Written 25 September 2022
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  • FranJapani
    Melbourne, Australia223 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really welcoming information centre with an inside cafe with a view of the lake. Lots of local information and goods by local artists. The historical displays are fantastic. Coffee and menu at the cafe well worth a taste.
    Written 1 December 2023
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  • Sandra R
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I booked a 2 day horse riding package at Fordsdale with Sue and her small team. I had a wonderful experience and would have no hesitation in recommending one of Sue’s horse riding experiences for anyone who wants to explore rural Queensland on horseback. Sue is a great host (her cooking is fab - no idea how she does it as this is an ‘off grid’ camp!) and the tent accommodation had everything you could need. I went in winter and was super cosy. All Sue’s horses are great quality - these are proper horses, not caravan ponies who just follow the one in front. They are extremely well cared-for and all the equipment works as it should! (Sue puts a lot of emphasis on staying safe whilst still having a real adventure on horseback). The surrounding area is breathtaking - and the stars at night are spectacular. I will remember my few days here for a long time, and would love to return one day. Thank you Sue and everyone at Fordsdale.
    Written 25 June 2023
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  • Margaret D
    Crows Nest, Australia9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great service and good food. Staff very helpful with placement of our table so that we had relative quiet and privacy.
    Written 24 July 2022
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  • Brisvegas_Travellers
    Brisbane, Australia99 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It’s pretty small but luckily they have a crop duster and truck which the kids can play in. This kept the kids occupied for awhile. Overall I would say plan to be there about an hour.
    Written 1 July 2023
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  • HotMummaScarborough
    Brisbane, Australia26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited the historical village at the invitation of friends. The four of us drove from Brisbane (a very pleasant and picturesque drive) to the village. We were greeted by an enthusiastic volunteer who showed us through a number of the displays. Lots of 'old' things - photographs, memorabilia, clothing, furniture, crockery, cutlery, etc. And there was also a working machinery building with a number of pumps and other useful pieces of equipment all 'huffing and puffing' away! We took a picnic lunch and enjoyed the views of the lake from the verandah of the homestead. A lovely day and recommended to see how our forebears lived.
    Written 8 January 2023
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  • WorldTravla7
    Cairns, Australia8,598 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cunningham’s Crest was signposted on the Warrego Highway near Plainland so I decided to make the detour into Laidley to check it out. The drive up is about 6km from Laidley town and takes you to a lookout where explorer Allan Cunningham and his party crossed in 1829. You get good views of the Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba/Cunningham’s Gap area, and there is an excellent shaded viewing platform/gazebo with artwork depecting the history of Laidley and the surrounding area. While I was out near Laidley I took another side trip to Lake Dyer, a beautiful big lake with a camping ground not far from Cunningham’s Crest (also signposted). This would be a great place to come back to for camping, and do some kayaking and /or stand up paddle boarding.
    Written 22 January 2023
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  • MerilynStephan
    Gatton, Australia64 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Easy to access rainwater available to drink, great shady spots and plenty of parking areas. Very popular with families.
    Written 7 August 2019
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  • Margaret C
    3 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Serendipity Farm at East Haldon (on the way to Glen Rock) is CLOSED due to flood damage. It was an interesting, if disorganised place when it operated.
    Written 30 May 2021
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