Wake up to views of lush landscapes and enjoy food delights straight from the source. Sound divine? Well macadamias are grown in some of the most stunningly beautiful areas of Australia; so next time you're planning a getaway, consider escaping to a macadamia farm.
Whether it’s for a weekend away or a longer relaxing holiday, here are some impressive places where you can sleepover on a macadamia farm.
This beautiful old guest house is located on a 50-acre farm just 5 minutes’ drive down a country road from the pretty town of Alstonville in the Northern Rivers of NSW. The renovated cottage features 3 bedrooms, wood fire and a wide wrap around verandah just perfect for relaxing and enjoying picturesque views over the macadamia orchard. Koalas can often be spotted in the gum trees near the house and there is a large grassed area and pool for families to enjoy.
432 Wardell Rd, Alstonville NSW
Easily accessible from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Greenlee Cottages is situated in a picturesque working macadamia orchard in the Gold Coast hinterland. After checking into your private cottage, you can stroll through the lush macadamia orchard, and down to the banks of Canungra Creek. You may even be lucky enough to spot a platypus or koala! Further afield, there's hiking and day-tripping in surrounding national parks, plus food and fruit trails to explore. But exquisite sunset views over the mountains make settling in at your cottage equally satisfying.45 Rymera Road, Sarabah, QLD
Tranquillity best describes this luxury retreat. Spectacularly located, high above Byron Bay, Riverbend Byron Hinterland Retreat is set on 120 secluded acres and features open pasture, a nature reserve, and a sprawling macadamia orchard. Stay in a luxe suite or gather your friends and rent an entire homestead on the property. Cool off in Coopers Creek, with its huge freshwater swimming holes and serene cascades, or wander the farm to spot native wildlife including koalas and kangaroos.Repentance Creek Road, Rosebank, NSW
Nature is really at your doorstep at Wybalena Organic Farm. Tucked away in the gorgeous green hills north of Mullumbimby, in the Byron Bay shire this 170 acre farm produces macadamias, beef and vegetables. Previously a dairy farm, in 2014 brothers Julian and Rianon Mateer bought the property and turned it into a stunning organic farming retreat. Accommodation options include a large farmhouse, which can accommodate up to 19 people. The property also serves as a popular venue for yoga retreats and corporate getaways.789 Pocket Road, The Pocket, NSW