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We produce a range of brochures and other information on birds in Queensland, and on all aspects of birding in Queensland.
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Myall Park Botanic Garden – Easter Camp

Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewini) © Allison Roberts

Stay in the Garden

Our accommodation is set within the Garden. Accommodation rate includes admission fee. The Garden property is a protected haven for both flora and fauna so pets are allowed only when kept under control at all times.    No fires outside of the provided firepits.  Unfortunately we can no longer guarantee a supply of firewood for visitors.  When it is available there will be a charge.


Check in after 1pm ; Check out 10am.

Avochie Cottage from $80 per night

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A self contained 1950’s renovated cottage offering comfortable accommodation with a wide cool verandah and an open fireplace for year round comfort. Sleeps 6 people – 4 single beds and 1 double.

Linen service available for an additional $5 per person. Post-stay cleaning service also available for an additional $20.

Includes: electric stove, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, duvets, pillow, parking, outdoor furniture, bath/shower and deck.

Rates: AU $80 for two persons; $20 extra per person – per night.

The Quarters 2015

The Quarters  from AU $30 per person

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The Quarters is a  renovated 1950s station building offering comfortable accommodation with cool verandah and open fireplace for year round comfort. It is a backpacker-style building with shared full kitchen and bathroom and toilet. Linen service available at $5 per person.

includes: electric stove, microwave, large refrigerator, duvets, pillows, parking, outdoor furniture and barbeque upon request.

The “Cook’s Room” or Room 5 is large and newly renovated with 1 double bed and a single bed.  There is a split system air conditioner in the room and guests staying here enjoy exclusive use of the new bathroom.  The kitchen is shared with any guests using the single rooms.  Rental for Cook’s Room is $70 per night for two people.


Van/Camp sites 

 Sites are available for $25 per night  with power or $20 without power  ( for 2 persons). These are in a beautiful, quiet location. Toilets and showers available.

Click here to view their Accommodation Charges.

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  • Date and Time
    Friday, 29th Mar 2024
    to Monday, 1st Apr 2024
  • Location
    Myall Park Botanic Garden
    1 Myall Park Rd, Glenmorgan QLD 4423, Australia
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  • Leader
    • Andrew and Mary Sides-McHugh
  • Walking Grade
    No information given.

So, why not join us?

  • Monthly newsletter
    Members receive a monthly newsletter except in January.
  • Library
    Access to over 700 electronic files, videos and hardcopy books and magazines.
  • Outings and activities
    The society holds regular monthly camps and walks for members and guests, as well as monthly meetings.
Sahul Sunbird (Cinnyris frenatus) © Vince Bugeja