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property description:  

Nestled amongst the foothills of World Heritage-listed Mt Barney National Park, Mt Barney Lodge provides a welcomed change of pace to a hectic city life.  Located only 90 minutes from Brisbane or the Gold Coast and removed from any main roads, Mt Barney Lodge attracts an array of guests from the nature enthusiast to the adventure seeker; family groups, couples or corporate groups.   

Mt Barney Lodge offers a variety of Eco-Certified accommodation to suit all budgets and desires.  Our accommodation includes beautiful Queenslander Homesteads, rustic Cabins, Deluxe Camper Trailers and a spacious Campground. .......whichever option you choose, be sure that your stay will boast spectacular, uninterrupted views of Mt Barney.

Mt Barney Lodge was purchased by John and Jenny Larkin over 20 years ago and revegetated from a cleared cattle grazing property into a haven for birds, reptiles, wallabies and frogs.   The business was kept in the family, with the next generation of Larkin’s now living amongst and sharing this wilderness heritage.

The business has grown over the years from a ‘base camp’ for those wanting to climb Mt Barney, to a well recognised South East Queensland holiday destination for those wanting to relax, taste local products, immerse themselves in adventure or soak up the sounds of nature.  Owners Innes and Tracey Larkin have an organic philosophy on life, in that local businesses and products are strongly supported; produce can be sourced from the onsite permaculture garden, and minimal impact principles are followed during day to day living and adventure activities that are conducted onsite and within Mt Barney National Park





Boolamoola Homestead:              Sleeps 6

3 Bedrooms -     1xdouble bed     4xsingle beds  

Moringararah Homestead              Sleeps 15

7 bedrooms-      2xdouble bed    1xqueen bed     1xbunk bed    7xsingles



Foresters Hut:                                 Sleeps 10

3 bedrooms-      2xdoubles    8xsingles (bunks)


Henry’s Hut:                                       Sleeps 7

2 bedrooms-      1xdoubl  5xsingles (bunks)



Deluxe Camper Trailers:

Mt Barney Camper:                     Each Camper Trailer   Sleeps 4

Mt Maroon Camper:                    Each Camper has:     1xqueen   2xsingles



additional Features:


             No pets allowed

             Linen is an additional $15 per person and includes sheets, pillows, and towels

             Each building has a kitchen with fridge, freezer, microwave, cutlery, crockery and basic cooking utensils.

             Each camper trailer has a basic kitchen with cutlery, crockery and basic cooking utensils.

             Only homesteads have toilets and showers contained within.  Cabins and Camper Trailers share the amenities with campers.

             Eco Accredited adventure activities such as guided walks, rock climbing, abseiling or kids activities  can be under taken for an additional cost.  Details of these activities can be found on our website

             Country style catering is available for an additional cost.  Ethical meal options such as kangaroo or vegetarian cuisine are also available.

             Adventure activities and catering need to be booked in advance.





Moringararah sleeps 15                   Homesteads cost:            $300/night (minimum of a 4 person charge)

Boolamoola sleeps 6                                                                       $45/night/additional guest




Foresters Hut sleeps 10                 Cabins Cost:                       $120/night (minimum 2 person charge)

Henry’s Hut sleeps 7                                                                       $25/night/additional guest



Deluxe Camper Trailers 

Both Camper Trailers sleep 4.          Camper Trailers Cost:          $80/night (minimum of a 2 person charge)

                                                                                                                $10/night/additional guest



 $12/night/adult     $6/night/child aged from 3 to 12



Please note:

             A minimum of a 3 night stay is required over public holidays and 4 nights over the Easter Long Weekend.

             Homesteads, Cabins and Camper Trailers require a minimum of a 2 night stay over weekends.

             A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking.  Should a cancellation occur, this deposit can be refunded (-25% administration fee), or transferred to another booking, if your accommodation is rebooked.

             Prices for all accommodation are standard throughout the year


changeover day:

Check-in time is 2pm. Check-out time is 10am












Mt Barney Lodge is surrounded by World-Heritage listed National Park.  The national park boasts spectacular mountain ranges, rock climbing sites, waterfalls, pristine creeks, and gorgeous bushwalking opportunities.  This region is categorised as the 3rd most biodiverse region in Australia and is host to a number of threatened species such as the Glossy Black Cockatoo, Brush Tailed Rock Wallaby and plants such as the Antartic Beech.  Mt Barney Lodge is surrounded by native trees and boasts fantastic examples of a sustainable garden.  The property also has a prolific permaculture garden that bears seasonal produce.   














Mt Barney Lodge is 90 minutes from Brisbane or the Gold Coast. Brisbane Airport is only 2 hrs drive away. 

Near-by towns include Rathdowney (20minutes), Boonah and Beaudesert (45minutes).

Other attractions in the area include Barney Creek Vineyard Cottages, Rathlogan Olive Grove and the Alpaca Shack – specialising in hand-woven alpaca products. 


Car hire is possible from the major cities such as Brisbane and the Gold Coast.  Please note that there is about 3km of dirt road into the property, so make sure car hire companies are aware of this. 


There are no public transport services to Mt Barney Lodge




contact details:

name:                          Innes and Tracey Larkin


telephone:                               (07) 5544 3233










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