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Bonus Downs Farm Stay

Bonus Downs Farm Stay

Bonus Downs
Mitchell, Queensland, 4465

Phone: (07) 4623 1573

Bonus Downs Farm Stay - A True Outback Experience

Bonus Downs is a privately owned property run by Lyle and Madonna Connolly. It is the ultimate outback historical experience with accommodation suitable for small and large groups and family gatherings. Bonus Downs is a great place to get away from the hectic pace of everyday life. Swap the TV’s, phones, and all things electronic with star gazing, bushwalking and reading on the verandah.

Bonus Downs is the perfect place for groups to meet. Imagine gathering at Bonus Downs to focus on your passions. Artists, photographers, bushwalkers, trail runners and more will love what the environment at Bonus Downs can provide.

How to Find Us

Bonus Downs is 630km west of Brisbane which is approximately 7 hours drive. It is situated 1 hour 45 minutes from Roma, 46km south west of Mitchell on the Bollon Road with bitumen to the entrance and is only half an hour from the Great Astesian Spa Complex. The property is serviced by its own airstrip capable of landing light fixed wing aircraft. GPS Co-ordinates are 26 degrees 42 minutes south and 147 degrees 41 minutes east. Permission is required to land. Bonus Downs has accommodation in the rustic Jackeroos Quarters (12 guests). Powered and non-powered camping sites are also available in the shearing shed.

Ooline Park

Take in a bushwalk to the Ooline park and discover the many different plant species, observe wildlife or simply relax by the fire and take in the sounds of nature. Ooline is a medium to large tree with bright green leaves and rough tile-patterned bark. The tree has rainforest origins dating back 1.6 million years. During the cooler parts of the day the Ooline park is a wonderful place to experience a large range of animals including goannas, kangaroos, emus and the home of a variety of birds.

Other trees found in the park include the Mulga, Belah, Brigalow.

There are several types of accommodation to choose from:

Jackaroo’s cottage, which is fully self contained. It takes up to 12 guests but we don’t put strangers in with strangers.
Shearing shed, where you can BYO a swag. It takes up to guests.
Powered and non-powered camping sites.

Our great facilities:

Tennis Court (supply own racquets)
A dam for yabbying
Bush walking to the Ooline 6klms or 4Wheel Drive
Traditional Smokehouse with roast spit
Outdoor barbecue courtyard
Communal bathrooms
33,000 acre playground with a rare Ooline rainforest plantation

For more information visit we have a great gallery for you to browse through, or phone us on (07) 4623 1573.

We look forward to seeing you soon at Bonus Downs Farm Stay!