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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location and pristine upkeep - they even had fresh flowers in the bathroom daily. Awesome spot for families. Good area, reasonably close to local pub for a camping ground, and also has plenty of bush walking tracks, including one with an epic creek which was refreshing to swim in during the summer (and a large rock to jump off!)....

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Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I recently spent 3 days camping out at the Mount Barney Lodge and we have never been so satisfied! From the breathtaking views, the excellent toilet/shower facilities and not to mention the incredible staff!! I actually rang the staff about 5 times before we even got there just to ask general questions and they were more than...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had two days here over New Years period. Place is well kept and staff friendly. They stock ice and firewood which is really useful. Short walk to a great little water hole where we spent two afternoons. My boys loved swinging on the rope and jumping off the rock. Good toilet and shower block.

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TraceyMBL, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, Thanks for seeing in the New Year with us. It is the one night of the year that we relax our 10pm noise curfew .... but having said that not many make it to midnight after enjoying swims and waterholes and the country air anyway!!

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is our second visit, this time in our Caravan, plenty of space, pick your own site, that suits you. On arrival We where welcomed back like old friends. Very good surroundings, with lots of Birds, Kangaroos, at your door. The camping areas are kept in excellent condition, even though it had rained, and did rain , the grassed area...

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Mt Barney L, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chrisste1. We try very hard to make each and every stay an outstanding one for our guests. I'm glad this impression was made for you. I have just posted a staff photo (see Facebook 18/12) at our christmas "barefoot bowls" party - meet the faces behind the finished product that you were able to enjoy ......

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We just had a great Family camping weekend thanks to the team at Mt Barney Lodge. Camp sites are all grass, take your pick. So many different sites to choose from. One great thing is you get to have a camp fire every night. Big open areas so the kids can play. The creek is great, has a good swimming...

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Mt Barney L, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Hi XtremepeteX :) Sounds like you have introduced your son to a lifetime love of camping. Glad we can add to the experiences in that journey. See you another time.

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place is magical. The venue so picturesque and quiet. The owners so lovely. The facilities so clean. The air so crisp and the water so refreshing. Do yourself a favour and get out there. The campervans has been freshly renovated with new canvas and carpet. Get going!!!

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TraceyMBL, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

The camper trailer canvas is only a week old, and the new tropical roof will add degrees of coolness for summer. This really is glamping!! - (glamorous camping)

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Amenities are just average, and there is a basic shop. Only spent 2 nights here, but this is camping at its best. Plenty of walks in surrounding area, and the view from our campsite towards Mt Barney at all times of day is unforgettable. Will be back.

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TraceyMBL, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Bryn, We are often told our amenities are the best in SEQ. Please get in touch with us to let us know how we can improve your experience next time. But you are right about our reception - we just stock the very basics to keep you out of trouble. We recommend that you purchase everything you need before...

Reviewed 10 October 2016

We love camping here. Gives us the surroundings to recharge our batteries and get back to nature. Give the kids & us a device free weekend. Love it♥️♥️. Roasting marshmallows over an open fire is all the entrtainment we need.

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TraceyMBL, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review
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Love it Nicole! :)

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

On Sunday 25 September 2016 a group of 9 started out from Yellow Pinch carpark at Mt Barney at 6.15am. We trekked to the summit of Mt Barney following in the footsteps of Captain Patrick Logan who reached the summit in 1828. The hike was more difficult than I expected and it was the most challenging hike I've ever done....

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TraceyMBL, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Sounds like an epic day Ozjgirl. Did you stay with us? I hope so, as Mt Barney Lodge has a range of accommodation and we are closest to the mountain. Our uninterrupted views are perfect for storytelling about the day that was on the mountain ;)

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I have been popping down to the Boonah area for years to walk and climb in the mountains. I often stay at Mt Barney Lodge as it beautiful and well-run. My last visit was by accident. My friend and I had hiked in to a campsite in the adjacent national park, only to find we had no matches for the...

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TraceyMBL, Owner at Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Weary travelers are always welcome (we do recommend booking first as we strictly limit numbers to provide a wilderness experience) and we do what we can to make your stay a comfortable one. Welcome back!

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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mt Barney Lodge is family friendly, and has adventure activities for kids and adults including rock climbing, abseiling, kids night adventures, guided and self-guided bushwalking tracks, sunset ecotours and mountain guiding and expeditions. Situated at the base of Mt Barney within the Scenic Rim, Mt Barney Lodge is an Ecotourism retreat that offers self contained accommodation and optional meals. Relax in one of our Queenslander Homesteads, Rustic Cabins, Deluxe Camper Trailers, or try camping. Mt Barney Lodge is the perfect family destination with full creek frontage, open fireplaces, shade and a grassy camp ground. Qualified outdoor leaders run childrens’ adventure activities during holiday periods and weekends. Kids can play independently, ride their bike, and visit the farm animals who are helping with the permaculture garden. Mt Barney Lodge is perfect for small conferences, meetings and team building workshops. Groups are welcome with 46 people able to be accommodated in beds across the 6 venues.This wilderness experience is 90 minutes drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat

Address: 1093 Upper Logan Rd, Barney View, Queensland 4287, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Scenic Rim > Barney View
Price Range: $96 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Any where you park up is good”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisste1, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are several options: the houses on site are charming, and the powered and un-powered sites are great.”
 of 5 bubbles bpplatz, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Camping sites with amenities”
 of 5 bubbles J1494VNchrisc, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring your tent, camper or stay in dorm accommodation. There is a homestead that sleeps 15. Ideal for family reunions.”
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  • Mackerel Sky over Mt Barney
 of 5 bubbles 668debg, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Camp sites are very nice and the Camp fire pits are good too.”
 of 5 bubbles 449grahamp, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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