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Things to do - Spicers Hidden Peaks Cabins

Mountain Bikes

Exploring the property on a bike is fun and we have up to four high-quality adult mountain bikes available for hire. Bikes need to be booked prior to your arrival with an add on cost of $95 for the duration of the stay.

Please advise reservations at least 48 hours prior to your arrival. Misuse of bikes will result in being liable for the damages and / or replacement. If you happen to get a puncture please let us know so we can repair it. Please note we do not have any children’s bikes.

Activities

Relaxing in our beautiful bush setting is perfect for bushwalking, bike riding or relaxing on your balcony with a good book. We also have a selection of board and outdoor games to keep you entertained.

Bushwalking & bike riding at the retreat – the dam trail is a 1.2km easy walk/ride. The dirt road offers a good walk for kangaroo spotting.

Boardgames – Scrabble, Jenga & playing cards,are provided for guests to use.

For the kids – Being outdoors is all about getting creative. With no TV or devices, kids can have a great time exploring, here are a few ideas.

Treasure hunt BYO ball games Boardgames
Dam nature walk Stone throwing contest Decorate a log / stone
Marshmallow roasting Bird spotting Bike riding
Hide & seek Torch ‘spotlight’ at night Damper making & baking

Exploring the region

The Scenic Rim is beautiful, famous for it’s walks and vistas and home to excellent produce. Here are a few recommendations close to the retreat.

Aratula – 10 minute drive
The Aratula Market has home-made delicious cakes, and Oliver’s has excellent, freshly prepared and healthy takeaways.

Main Range National Park – 15 minute drive
Beautiful rainforest and bushwalking can be found close by in Main Range National Park. Choose from a short 25min circuit up to an 8-hour adventure. Parking can fill up quickly so we recommend getting there before 9am. In winter it will be cool so rug up and always take a backpack with some food & water.

Lake Moogerah – 15 minute drive
There are 3 dams in the region with Moogerah being the closest. Lake Moogerah Caravan Park on Muller Park Road has a range of watercraft available for hire including kayaks, tinnies or standup paddleboards. Fishing is also popular. (Muller Park Road Moogera | Call 5463 0141 to enquire)

Spicers Peak Lodge – 30 minute drive
Add a touch of luxury to your getaway and make a reservation at the hatted PEAK Restaurant or book into the Spa Anise day spa. A trip to Spicers Peak Lodge is well worth it for an adult only treat.  Open Thursday to Monday. (1 Wilkinson Rd, Maryvale | 1300 253 103 to book)

Summer Land Camel Farm – 30 minute drive
A great pitstop on your way home if you are heading to Brisbane or the coast. The largest commercial camel farm outside of the middle east. Find a secluded spot under a shady tree with a Picnic Hamper filled with cured meats, pickles, olives, fresh sourdough, cheeses, fruits, nuts and more. The farm is closed on Saturday. (8 Charles Chauvel Drive Harrisville | 07 5467 1707 to enquire)

Kooroomba Vineyard & Lavender Farm – 20 minute drive
Perfect for a lovely long lunch. The restaurant is excellent with mains starting from $28. Generally flowering all year round the store has a variety of beautiful lavender products. The cellar door is open Wed to Sun with Verdelho, Chardonnay, Alba, Rosa, Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon & Port on offer. (168 F M Bells Road Mount Alford | 07 5463 0022 to book)

Phone 13 77 42 to book