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Great Eastern Motor Inn

Ride and Stay Package

Perfectly positioned in Gympie and just minutes from the Mary Valley Rattler Station, this 32 room property is your home away from home. Great Eastern Motor Inn has a range of accommodation options to cater for couples and families as well as pet friendly rooms. The motel offers an onsite Restaurant and Bar, room service, and outdoor pool. 

Package includes accommodation in a twin room and Deluxe Booth Experience on the Mary Valley Rattler.

07 5482 7288
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Gunabul Homestead

Ride and Stay

The historic Gunabul Homestead offers accommodation and golf for all abilities. Built circa 1885 on over 40 acres of rolling hills, it has been a part of the Gympie Region tapestry for over 130 years. It now boasts an 18-hole par-3 golf course that is challenging for the experienced golfer and a great course for beginners. Not far from downtown Gympie, we offer
quiet, affordable accommodation that is clean and spacious, with everything you need, including a kitchen area. You can sit on the verandah and have a drink while looking out over the hills or use the driver’s range or both. The options are endless.

Gympie is the gateway city to the Mary Valley, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay and Hervey Bay with K’gari/Fraser Island on its doorstep. There’s so much to do. Our central location in this region makes exploring it easier and creates those special moments that stay with you forever. To join us, please call the number below and we’ll help you arrange your stay.

07 5482 3107
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Jasper Ridge Cottage

Ride and Relax

We welcome you to stay at Jasper Ridge a private luxurious cottage for up to two people located in the beautiful rolling hills of Glastonbury just 15 mins from Gympie.
The cottage is private and secluded and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and bushland with farm animals, nature and wildlife situated right at your doorstep. We even have Camels, Aladdin & Jasmine and their baby Habibi to have a cuddle with which translates to Darling in Arabic. Lastly we can’t forget to mention our little fur baby GiGi the blue staffy that guests adore.
The custom designed cottage offers pure luxury, boasting a super king bed, double spa bath and fireplace for romantic ambiance. It has high end fixtures and fittings throughout with all modern conveniences to make you feel right at home.
To top it all off get spoilt with a breakfast basket, gourmet savoury board plus champagne and chocolates all complimentary inclusions to enjoy during your stay.
So what are you waiting for book your luxury escape to the country today.

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The Royal Hotel Gympie

The Royal Hotel

Deluxe Package

Located in the heart of Gympie you will find the refurbished Royal Hotel which was rebuilt after a fire in the 1930’s and has an interesting heritage.
It has alwavs been a popular central accommodation hub for the town of Gympie.
Boasting a truly central location in the historic Mary Street (Gympie’s main street), the Royal is a popular choice for travellers and the perfect base from which to explore
Check out our local businesses, eat, drink and shop all within walking distance to the Royal. This landmark building offers very comfortable single and double rooms which are all well-appointed with kitchenettes, comfortable furnishings.
Call to find out more about the Deluxe Package which includes accommodation and the Deluxe Booth Experience aboard the iconic Mary Valley Rattler heritage steam train!

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Amamoor Homestead

Amamoor Homestead

Rattler Ride and Stay Packages

Majestically poised high atop a hill in the beautiful Mary Valley, Amamoor Homestead B&B and Country Cottages offers the ultimate in rural relaxation, rustic charm in a pet friendly and country retreat environment in Queensland.
Find out more about the ticket & accommodation package below.

0439 633 449
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Amamoor Lodge

Ride and Relax

Amamoor Lodge provides quiet and relaxing boutique country holiday accommodation where you’ll enjoy fine country hospitality. Perfectly situated to explore the natural beauty of the area. Situated just outside Amamoor Village, an ideal accommodation for train and history buffs.

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Honeybee Wellness Retreat

Ride and Relax

Honeybee Wellness Retreat is nestled on 25 acres in the beautiful Mary Valley region, just outside Kandanga. This inclusive country retreat offers an array of activities like frisbee golf, pickle ball, nature walks and the nearby mountain biking trails, to name a few, that allow you to be active or sit back and relax and reconnect with people and nature.

There is also a wonderful mix of accommodation and workshops that are available, like pottery, Restore and Renew, and creative arts. Just a short drive away are the quaint villages of Imbil, Kandanga, Amamoor, and a little further are Kenilworth, Pomona, the Eumundi Markets and Noosa.

If you want an active holiday or rest and relaxation, we’ll help you create moments that you’ll remember for a lifetime. To join us, please call the number below and we’ll help you arrange your stay.

0481 230 866
Kenilworth Country Cabins

Kenilworth Country Cabins

Deluxe Package

Nestled within the vibrant core of Kenilworth township it is the perfect place to position yourself to explore all the Mary Valley and Sunshine Coast Hinterland has to offer. A range of modern one and two bedroom cabins are available as well as an accessible studio.
Conveniently positioned mere footsteps away from the main street of Kenilworth, Kenilworth Country Cabins grants swift access to an array of local attractions including the famous Kenilworth Bakery and Kenilworth Dairies.
Why not take a ride on the Mary Valley Rattler then enjoy the scenic drive to Kenilworth and enjoy the hidden beauty along the way?
Find out more about the Deluxe Package which includes accommodation and the Deluxe Booth Experience aboard the Mary Valley Rattler by calling the number below.

0485 881 252
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Hangar O

Luxury and Heritage

Hangar O is set on 160 acres located at Gunalda, 2 hours drive north of Brisbane on the Bruce Highway.
Boasting luxury tents, luxury cabins and other unique accommodation offerings, natural creek, spring fed billabong, 25 metre lap swimming pool with toddler pool, Massage pavilion and an abundance of natural wildlife.
Well positioned to explore nearby Fraser Island, Tin Can Bay, Rainbow Beach, Noosa, Mary Valley Rattler and many other nearby attractions. Hangar O is a destination or stop-over stay that will never be forgotten.
To book accommodation and ticket on the iconic Mary Valley Rattler please call the Hangar O Team.

0412 787 829
The Oakview Carriage

The Oakview Carriage

Choose from Stopover Stay, Romance on the Railway or Deluxe Railway Escape Packages

Experience a one-of-a-kind stay in the Oakview Carriage, a converted 1960’s Railway Guards Van thoughtfully curated with vintage decor and modern amenities including high speed Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a self-catering kitchen, and everything you will need to make yourself feel at home. Unwind on the veranda that overlooks the eucalyptus forest, enjoying the sights and sounds of nature while you immerse yourself in a wood-fired hot tub, and adventure out along the hiking trail leading directly to your own private access to the winding creek; a beautiful place to swim or explore in the kayaks we have waiting for you. Situated on a peaceful wildlife refuge within our secluded 270 acre family farm in Oakview, a scenic 45 minute drive from the iconic Mary Valley Rattler, The Oakview Carriage is a wonderful experience for railway buffs and those who love nature and a little luxury.
To learn more about The Oakview Carriage and to book a romantic deluxe package that includes accommodation and tickets for the iconic 1038 Rattler through the beautiful Mary Valley, visit the link below and make an enquiry via Airbnb.

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Habitat Noosa Everglades Ecocamp

Heritage and Nature

Habitat Noosa Everglades Ecocamp is the perfect place to sit back, relax and reconnect with nature. Situated amongst 65 acres of National park, abundant with wildlife and perched on picturesque Lake Cootharaba. Featuring multiple levels of camping options from powered and unpowered campsites to waterfront camping with a lakeside view. There are also 2 Glamping options available providing comfort, with some of the luxuries of home.
The CootharaBAR & bistro is open 7 days with dishes inspired by the freshest, local produce and the onsite micro brewery offers up to 8 artesian beers on tap, along with an extensive beverage list.
An array of activities are on hand from watercraft hire to frisbee golf and the Cooloola National Park location provides numerous walking trails to suit all fitness levels (1-12km).
The Ecocamp is the gateway to 1 of only 2 everglades on the planet where you can cruise through the network of pristine waterways known as the “River of Mirrors”, witness landscapes untouched for thousands of years and witness the beauty of this Everglades system. Expert commentary is provided, along with spectacular photo opportunities.
Give us a day and we will give you memories for life! To book please phone the number below.

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Bli Bli House

Bli Bli House

History and Heritage

Discovering Bli Bli House is like stepping back in time to the most elegant, luxurious era of the 1800’s. This boutique hosted hotel is oozing with historic intrigue, overflowing with romantic charm, decadent comforts and lavished old-fashioned hospitality.
You will be treated to the luxuries of this bye gone era and mesmerised by the internal intricacies of its soaring antique chandeliers, ornate timber furnishings, classic Victorian fireplaces, decorative four-poster king’ beds, opulent spas, rich lounges and white-patterned Axminster carpets.
The property is set on two acres beside the Maroochy River, in the heart of the Sunshine Coast only a five minute drive to some of the most pristine beaches in the world. This historic showpiece has stately king suites, decadent amenities, exquisite riverside views, old fashioned hospitality and personalised dining experiences. Peace, seclusion, elegance and tranquillity enhance our guest experiences.
Why not treat yourself to a romantic getaway and create memories for a lifetime.

0413 750 289
Yandina Station

Yandina Station

Station Stay and Ride

Yandina Station offers beautifully appointed luxury cottages set peacefully amongst eucalyptus and Moreton Bay Fig trees. Each house boasts two bedrooms with light-filled living spaces including a lounge and full kitchen, opening onto timber decks.
Perfectly positioned as they overlook the lush grazing pastures of the historic 220-acre cattle station. With perfect proximity to Coolum Beach and only 30 minutes to Noosa.
Book a ride on the iconic Mary Valley Rattler and join us at the beautiful Yandina Station for the perfect tranquil stay.

07 5446 6000
Sleepy Lagoon Motel

Tin Can Bay’s Sleepy Lagoon Motel

2 Day Stay and Rattler Package

Tin Can Bay is the ideal place to base yourself to explore the Cooloola Coast, the Mary Valley and the Gympie region and to enjoy many attractions and activities. The world renowned dolphin feeding at Tin Can Bay provides a rare opportunity to interact with wild Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins.

Gympie Region

For more accomodation options, visit the Destination Gympie Region website!