Lost World Valley - Scenic Rim


Food - Farmstay - Recreation - Hot Air Balloon Ride - Fishing - Horse Riding - Team Building - Self Guided Walks - Guided Walks - Bird Watching- Swimming - Gardens - Local Classes





Wild Lime Cooking School

Wild Food Tamed

Learn how to use wild food in fusion with Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. Two hour cooking classes followed by lunch with local wine. This spectacularly scenic setting gives participants a truly Australian experience with a minimum of effort.

One and a half hour scenic drive from Brisbane or the Gold Coast.

Venue is the gleaming stainless steel kitchen of Wild Lime Cottage and the view from here is endless.

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  • Monthly open Classes and also Group/Corporate bookings are welcome





Garden Hill at Lost World Cafe

3268 Kerry Rd Darlington

Open during community events only.

Our cafe is located in Dunn's Hay Shed which has been modified to create an authentic country cafe in the midst of an exhibition space for the gallery and museum.

Country style light lunches, desserts and cakes are prepared on site using local produce where possible.

The cafe is just 25 minutes from Beaudesert.

Visit Garden Hill at Lost World.

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**Christmas in July Buffet Dinner.  Saturday 11th July 2015, 6pm-8pm.

By Reservation Only. Amazing Menu..

Don't miss out, book now !

Christmas Creek Café ..... Going for a drive ? Come visit our newly opened Christmas Creek Café.  All home cooked style meals.  Open Fri-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 8am-3pm?, Public Holidays, School Holidays.  Weekday meals/Group bookings by arrangement. More Info ....

Christmas Creek Meals

The full catering offers guests nourishing home cooked meals with freshly baked morning & afternoon tea. Where possible, the freshest produce is sourced from local farmers from seasonally available fruit & vegetables.

Non-standard menus available for adult groups, conference meals or special events and functions on application. Special dietary requirements can be catered for.

Function Room & Catering Service

  • Private Dinner Functions (Minimum 10)
  • Wedding, Parties, Anything
  • Pre - event planning & Consultancy
  • Venue Hire, Catering, Linen, China
  • Beverages, Staff
  • Accommodation

Visit Christmas Creek 

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Cedar Glen Meals

The fully catered option at Cedar Glen Farmstay offers guests wholesome home cooked country style meals. Much of the food is produced using fresh produce grown on the farm. We offer fully catered packages which include all meals for overnight guests. Breakfast, hosted picnic lunches and two course dinners are also available to visitors staying at other Lost World Valley accommodation via prior arrangement.

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Farmstay Activities


Cedar Glen

Cedar Glen is a real working farm that is fully licensed to provide authentic farm activities. The cow milking is literally a hands on experience where you get to have a go at squeezing the milk out of our patient Jersey cows.

There is also egg collecting and feeding animals including cows, horses, sheep, pigs, chickens, pea cocks, turkeys, ducks and geese and Kangaroos.

(only available to non Cedar Glen Farmstay guests via prior arrangement - numbers are limited to ensure a hands-on experience for all)

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tommerupsdft Tommerup's Dairy Farm Tours

Join our family on our 6th generation working dairy farm where you’ll enjoy hands-on farm activities including getting amongst the herd and helping out with the milking. Soak up the views while the kids enjoy becoming ‘farm kids’. Help feed our farm animals; Meet Artemis, the rooster, and his girls, Cuddle up with Cinnamon and the rest of the guinea pig gang, Feed Fandango, our ‘goat with attitude’.

Farm activities available to guests at ‘The Cottage’ and farm campers. Day visits available via bookings only on specific days from March to October.


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Crebra Farmhouse

If you are interested in viewing the milking during your stay at Crebra Farmhouse we are often available to give you a tour – so please ask if you are curious.


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Recreation Activities

There is a wide range of activities available on request to suit all ages for accommodated guests or visitor.

  1. Experimental cooking class
  2. Musical junk band & Rhythm workshop
  3. T-shirt dying
  4. Night games & Group activities
  5. Camp fire
  6. Disco or Karaoke
  7. Mosaic Workshop
  8. Art Classes for all ages with renowned local Artist
  9. Permaculture Farm Tour


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Hot Air Balloon Rides

Hot Air

Stay in the Lost World and experience the wonder, silence & romance of hot air ballooning over the  picturesque Scenic Rim followed by a delicious champagne breakfast.

For over 15 years, Hot Air's motto has been the best balloon rides at the best price in the best balloons.

Did you know, here in Queensland is the most popular place in Australia to float in a hot air balloon. We take off up into the skies daily with our many colourful balloons, in fact we pilot Australia's biggest fleet of balloons and some mornings it's just like a hot air balloon fiesta!  


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Enjoy the fun of Catch & Release fishing from tumbling mountain streams and well stocked dams on operators' properties.

The Albert River is a sportfishers paradise and supports the fish species of Australian Bass, Cod, Spangled Perch, Eeltailed Catfish and the introduced pest fish Carp.

Crebra Farmhouse supplies fishing rods and map of the best fishing spots on our property free of charge to all our guests.

For the non fishers - other animals that might distract you for hours as your relex on the river are platypus, Azure Kingfishers and turtles to name a few.

Logan and Albert Fish Management Association (LAFMA) have alot of good information about fishing in the Scenic Rim on their website https://sites.google.com/site/loganalbertfishmanagementass/home


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Horse Riding

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Cedar Glen Farmstay offers horse riding for all ages and levels of ability. Pony rides or 1 hr trail rides will take you on a journey through some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the country. These are available for Cedar Glen Farmstay guests and other visitors to the Lost World Valley via prior arrangement. Max 6 people and minimum 2 people on each ride.

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Corporate Groups


Team Building Retreats

Green Triangle offers a great variety of packages to suit your group size or budget. Whether it is a 1 day adventure or combined with our accommodation at Worendo Cottages we can tailor a package to suit your needs.

Activity Options include:

  • Horse Riding
  • Abseiling
  • Cooking School
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Rainforest Hiking
  • 4WD Touring
  • Yoga
  • Winery Tours
  • Golf
  • And much more...

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Jacks Rocks 4 Wheel Drive Cliff Tour

If you are looking for a spectacular birds eye view of the Lost World Valley, then this is the tour for you. Cedar Glen Farmstay offers an exciting 4 wheel drive adventure up the rugged bush track and on top of the cliffs historically known as ‘Jacks Rocks’. This tour occurs around twilight to catch the sun dissappearing over the distant ranges and includes a glass of champagne for adults to toast the sunset. Available to Cedar Glen Farmstay guests and other visitors to the Lost World Valley via prior arrangement. Minimum 4 people (or minimum rate), maximum of 17 people. This activity is weather dependent.

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Self Guided Walks


Self Guided Walks

View local fauna and flora through the length of the valley using maps illustrations and information supplied by your hosts. Take advantage of local knowledge.

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Guided Walks


Guided Walks

A bushwalking holiday including accommodation in Lost World Valley and Christmas Creek can be organized for your group with an accredited guide.


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Shepherd's Walk

"The Shepherd's Walk" is conducted in memory of the Aboriginal people and Chinese shepherds who lost their lives in conflict circa 1850 in the Kerry Valley.

It has been conducted annually in July since 1987 by the Beaudesert Historical Society. www.beaudesertmuseum.org.au


Bird Watching


Lost World Valley is twitchers' paradise. Let us reveal the secret places by the river and in the scrub where an amazing variety of bird life can be spotted. Use our bird lists and reference books. You will need your camera and notebook.

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The Upper Albert River and nearby Christmas Creek offer chill and pristine rock pools that will chill your bones and immerse you in the bubbles of a natural spa.

Let us tell you where the best pools are.

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Walk along the graded paths of the beautiful country garden at Garden Hill at Lost World. This garden has been established to include lots of heritage plants. Enjoy the magnificent scenery and the wonderful birdlife as you stroll through this extensive garden.

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Please note that some of these activites are for paying accommodation guests only, unless otherwise stated. Day visitors should contact operators.


Local Classes


Yoga Classes

Yoga Classes are held at the Kerry Hall every Thursday (excluding school holidays) evening at 6.30pm. The cost is $15. Just turn up to join the class.

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