Susan River Homestead Adventure Resort - Horse riding adventure holiday in Queensland Australia

Homestead Adventure Resort in Hervey Bay  / Maryborough / Queensland
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We offer both relaxation and action. On the Fraser Coast, the 1660 acre property is a haven for those wanting to get away from everyday life.


Australia/New Zealand > Australia > Queensland > Hervey Bay / Maryborough

Hervey Bay is a small city on the beach and Maryborough has much interesting historical information. Maryborough is known to be the birthplace of the author P.L. Travers who wrote Mary Poppins.
A comfortable 3 and half hour drive north of Brisbane, we are close enough to the big cities and far enough away to enjoy the relaxation of country life.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: no details
Traveling by car:
three and a half hour drive north of Brisbane international airport.
Traveling by plane:
free courtesy pick up from Maryborough or Hervey Bay if staying in accommodation.

Pickup service is possible
Traveling by train:
free pick up from Hervey Bay or Maryborough is staying in our accommodation.
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Restaurants, Lake/river for swimming, Tennis court, Water skiing, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

National Historic Sites, Theater, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center , Beach, Fishing, Diving, Golf course, Canoeing / Kayaking, Biking
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch

Category

Working Ranch, Ranch Resort
Opening:
all-year
 
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation
 

General description:

We offer both relaxation and action. On the Fraser Coast, the 1660 acre property is a haven for those wanting to get away from everyday life.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Round pen
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Parking space for horse trailers

More details of the property

2 rides leave daily. 9.30am and 2pm. From nervous beginner to experienced, you will ride throughout the property at your own pace. The rides go for 2 and a half hours with refreshments along the way
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Boat rental
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

It's a dog's life here, you will be greeted by at least 2 dogs.
approx 25 riding horses depending on skill of the rider.
approx 200 head of droughtmaster and cross cattle.

Other offers and explanations

Bookings essential. Minimum of 2 riders, otherwise join up with a ride going already. Discount for group bookings of 10 or more riders. All skill levels catered for.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >20 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders
Riding (trained for / saddle):
For guided Trail Rides
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
Our beautiful horses are just that. They enjoy life and are a great hard working team. Most are mixed breeding and perfect for our needs.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Guided Trail Rides
    Minimum age for Trail Rides:
    No restriction
    Riding experience:
    No restriction
    Demand on rider:
    little demands
    Big/Heavy Riders:
    max. 140 kg - 300 lbs
    Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
    Refreshments available halfway. Please be aware if you are gluten free, cake is part of the food.
    Accommodations for guest horses
    Distance to the Accommodation:
    The Riding stables are on the property directly.
    Kind of accommodation:
    Paddock - Pasture
    Other Details and Conditions for bringing your own Horse
    Please contact us regarding bringing your own horse. Everyone is different and has different needs.

    Guest lodgings

    Private ensuite, tea/coffee facilities, air conditioned motel rooms.

    >10 Single / double room(s) :
    Relax, back in your comfortable queen size bed. sit out on the verandah of the rooms and watch out over the paddocks or the pool area. Each room has an ensuite, split system air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, television, mini fridge and linen.
    2 Multi-bedded room(s):
    Minimum of 4 people in the bunk rooms for a discounted rate of $40 per person. The room has 3 bunk beds, ensuite, split system air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, television, mini fridge and linen
    2 Parking space for Motor Homes / Campers :
    Space available up behind the homestead building where you can run a lead out to the motorhome. You can use the communal showers and kitchen facilities if needed.
    Please contact for prices
    Catering
    Kind of Catering:
    • Self-Catering
    • Breakfast on request possible by arrangement
    • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
    • Wholesome food
    More information of the Catering:
    Set menu each day, If you have dietary requirements, please let us know in advance. Meals are served in the homestead's dining room. Enjoy buffet breakfast, 2 course lunch and 3 course Dinner.
    General information of the accommodation
    Special features:
    Pool available, Washing machine
    More information of the accommodation:
    Communal kitchen, BBQ and dining room available to cook your own meals if you like.
    Tennis courts, chill out room with dvds, inground trampoline.
    Seminar room available.
    Outstanding wedding venue

    Rates and contact

    Rates of the Horses for rent

    Notes to the rental costs:
    Adults per person: $85 Australian
    Children 14years and under: $75 Australian
    Pick up and drop off from Hervey Bay: $15Australian per person
    Contact
     
    Company:
    Susan River Homestead Adventure Resort
     
    First name:
    Norman
     
    Last name:
    McLean
     
    Country:
    Australia
     
    Phone:
    + 61 74 1216846

    You can contact us with the following languages:
    English

    Please phone us or email for a quote or any questions.
    We look forward to meeting you.

    E-Mail address: Inquiry


    Company: Susan River Homestead Adventure Resort
    Zip/Postal Code: 4655
    Street: Susan River Homestead
    Country: Australia -- Queensland -- Hervey Bay / Maryborough
    Phone: + 61 74 1216846