Top 6 Farm Stays In Gold Coast, Australia - Updated 2024

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Gold Coast, Australia has some of the most rustic holiday homes. The chances are that a rooster’s crow will wake you up in the morning, or you can join the host to collect eggs for breakfast. No matter your itinerary, these accommodations feature a rural setting, are tidy and furnished, and come with the amenities you desire. Besides, we know you will love the prospect of having your host sending you breakfast. There are many activities for children, too, as some properties keep farm animals, horses, ponies, and dogs. We are confident you will love seeing and feeding the horses or listening to the chirping birds. If you are game, jump in and find an exciting collection of top farm stays in Gold Coast, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 26, 2024.

1. Cottage with an expansive bushwalk and a barbecue yard (from USD 190)

This cottage is a guest house constructed on a large tract of land. It has four bedrooms with four beds and a capacity of nine guests. The kitchen packs in a two-door refrigerator and gas stove while the rooms are all air-conditioned. For laundry, the cottage has a washing machine and dryer. Children have not been left out thanks to the playroom complete with toys, games, and books. This cottage is an excellent place for a family retreat or catch-up with old-time friends for a barbecue. A vast bush area with a tree plantation provides the ideal nature trail and picnic. There is free Wi-Fi and plenty of parking space, while insect screens on external doors and windows help keep those bothersome creatures out. For enhanced security, deadlocks are installed on the front and back entrances.

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Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland, Australia
9.7 km (6.1 mi) from The Glades Golf Club
192 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you can expect a warm welcome and a comfortable cottage
they cottage was lovely and comfortable everything we need was there
wonderful fig trees dwarf the cottage which is very comfortable with a lovely outlook
he was even happy for me to sit in his house and use the wifi
the house was perfect for my two toddlers with a toy room and trampoline
the house was just the right size warm and clean
it was very clean and comfortable but really only accommodates two couples and one extra child/person in comfort
an old house with character but fully renovated and new and clean inside
friendly and welcoming hosts
great hosts relaxed and chilled out
very helpful and quick response to our requests
friendly and helpful hosts who made our stay enjoyable
thank you for hosting us
great location and easy to drive to
great location and peaceful surroundings
a beautiful location with everything needed for a relaxing break
truly stunning location as well
the location of the property was absolutely beautiful and serene yet so easy to reach from the motorway
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2. Accommodation with a riverside camping spot

Enjoy a luxurious stay at a 20-acre (8 hectares) farm bordering a river. The place features a one-bedroom facility with room for two guests. Towels, soap, and extra blankets and pillows are available, and you can shower with hot water. You also enjoy internet connectivity via free Wi-Fi and a friendly workspace for your laptop. The indoors have central heating and air conditioning. For laundry purposes, the hosts have installed a washing machine, a dryer, and an iron box. While there is free breakfast, you can prepare meals at the fully equipped kitchen. Essentials such as stove, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, and dishwasher are at your disposal. If you love camping, pitch a tent near the river flowing through the expansive farm.

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Advancetown, Queensland, Australia
9.08 km (5.7 mi) from The Glades Golf Club
10 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the terrasse view and the outside kitchen
lovely farm house and lovely warm hosts
hosts give a lot of freedom and are very mindful about considering our needs
peace and quiet yet close to national parks
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3. Suburbia farm cottage where you can play with ponies or feed baby goats

If you are seeking a farm stay where you can be in harmony with nature, this house is your best bet. Four guests can sleep in it–three in one bedroom and one on the sofa bed. Amenities to add comfort to your stay include free Wi-Fi, a washing machine, a dryer, heating, and air conditioning. There is free breakfast, too, that comes with the rental package and a refrigerator for keeping your drinks cold. However, the guest house has no kitchen but the shops are not too far away. Children will enjoy feeding and playing with ponies and baby goats in the property. The hosts are more than glad to assist with feeding bottles and brushes. Collecting eggs is another fun activity that both children and adults will enjoy.

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Highland Park, Queensland, Australia
8.38 km (5.3 mi) from The Glades Golf Club
8 reviews  
Private room in farm stay 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
jodie is a great host she is kind nice and amazing with the kids
jodie is a very nice and friendly host and her animals are as well
absolutely amazing experience jod8e was a wonderful host and so welcoming we will definitely be coming back again
jodie was very friendly and we had a very good time
our children love jodie's place and will surely come back
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4. Farm lodging in a rainforest

Located on the fringe of a rainforest is a self-contained retreat suitable for a short stay. Two guests can sleep in this one-bedroomed house. It also has one bathroom complete with hot water and stocked with toilet paper, soap, and towels. There is has free parking on the property, Wi-Fi and a workspace for your laptop. Catch up with work matters while on the go. Your laundry needs are well-sorted with a washing machine, a dryer, and an iron in the property. Air-conditioning and heating facilities ensure that the indoor temperature is the way you prefer. The meal preparation area has all the amenities you would need, including an oven, stove, refrigerator, a coffee maker, and microwave. You need not worry about breakfast as it is provided. Explore the stunning waterfalls in the vicinity and sample the area’s restaurants.

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Mudgeeraba, Queensland, Australia
5.23 km (3.3 mi) from The Glades Golf Club
39 reviews  
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is well equipped and all the breakfast items and some special amenities are provided
the accommodation is clean cozy and included all the technology needs
the surrounding is beautiful animals as well and the accomodation is clean and tidy
a great clean well presented place to get away from it all
the hospitality is five star nicest host ever
lauren is a fantastic host
lauren and her husband were wonderful hosts
lauren is a friendly and welcoming host
lauren is a warm host and made sure that we lacked for nothing
such a beautiful location to spend a weekend away
great value in a beautiful location
we would definitely recommend this place to others
this is a great place to stay
this is a place we would definitely return to
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5. Treehouse where city lights illuminate the sky all night

This treehouse accommodation offers views of the Gold Coast and its city lights as they illuminate the night sky. It features three levels of eco-friendly living quarters. At the ground level, you will find a bathroom and sleeping area with a mattress that also doubles up as a couch. Going up to the first floor, you will find another sleeping space furnished with a queen bed covered in beautiful linen spreads. The second floor opens to stunning views of the city. Here too, you will find the second bedroom. All bedrooms feature both manual and automated blinds. Amenities include hot water, dryer, washing machine, TV, and a workstation. Your space also comes with an equipped kitchen, but breakfast is on the house.

Stayed at this property?
City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
9.67 km (6.1 mi) from The Glades Golf Club
39 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
jessica was a great host communication was great from start to finish
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6. Country hideaway where you can swim in crystal clear waters

Farm stays never got better than in this private apartment with a country setting. The house can sleep four guests with sleeping arrangements comprising queen beds, a floor mattress, and a hammock. Other features include free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a laptop-friendly desk. Utilize the fully equipped kitchen to prepare your meals while laundry services are available upon request. Outside, the property has a pool with crystal clear water and gardens filled with natural bush. Take a walk here and take in the fresh countryside air. Besides, there is a barbeque grill where you can roast your favorite cuts as you sip wine. Walking around the property, you can stop by the stable or try and bond with the playful dogs.

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Nerang, Queensland, Australia
10.66 km (6.7 mi) from The Glades Golf Club
237 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space to bring the furry kids too and they are allowed to swim in the pool
clean comfy and convenient
a clean and quiet place to stay
the accomodation was very clean and spacious
beautiful and clean lovely facilities with lots of kind small touches and the pool is gorgeous
the property is pretty special and the guest house was very clean and had everything we needed
hosts are extremely welcoming and i felt very much at home
enjoyed the place enjoyed the hosts
our dogs just felt at home the moment they walked in hosts pets were very welcoming as well
welcoming hosts who are only too happy to make your stay comfortable
the hosts were very accomodating and we loved the fact that they were happy to chat with us
excellent location just a few minutes from coolibah downs estate
great location if you need to attend functions t coolibah downs estate
great location nice aspect and good value
a quiet place but still fairly close to the m1 so ideal for a stopover
location was great property was beautiful and you had everything you needed
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Pick your farm stay and be in harmony with nature

Spending a whole day from sunrise to sunset wouldn’t be enough in these farm stays. At any of these private accommodations in Gold Coast, Australia, you can feed a horse, chase a chicken, or stroll in the bushes. You do not need farming skills. Find a befitting place and feel free to do what you love.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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