SERVICES

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our buildings and facilities

  

Mariefields has several buildings and areas making it unique to provide many interesting things to see. 


  • The 6 bedroom Farmhouse for Farm Stay guests is located in rainforest setting
  • Banquet Barn for Farm Stay guests adjacent to the Farmhouse has mountain views 
  • The original Dairy has been renovated with a veranda deck adjacent to the oval
  • The original Homestead built in 1920 overlooks the property


The daily farm activities ,rainforest and nature walks can be enjoyed by all.

The fire-pit is a great to gather around at night under the stars ,play music and tell bush stories.

The dams provide great places of natural enjoyment watching the wildlife.



Intimate Family Weddings

bamboo wedding boulevard

walking from farmhouse to the wedding boulevard

walking from farmhouse to the wedding boulevard

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The wedding  boulevard  is very unique as the bride glides through the bamboo bouvelade. The majestic border ranges national park with the pinnacle overlook the ceremony.

walking from farmhouse to the wedding boulevard

walking from farmhouse to the wedding boulevard

walking from farmhouse to the wedding boulevard

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A short walk from the farmhouse  to the bamboo wedding  boulevard  though the rustic rainforest setting.

The rainforest surroundings

walking from farmhouse to the wedding boulevard

The rainforest surroundings

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The grounds at mariefields have been manicured to provide a unique experience. Beautiful trees and plants are all over the property and abound with native birds. 

bird sanctuary island

banquet barn interior

The rainforest surroundings

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The jetty on the dam behind the banquet barn provides a great photo location with the bird sanctuary island in the background.

banquet barn interior

banquet barn interior

banquet barn interior

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The banquet barn has beautiful long polished timber tables made of hoop pine.The lightning effects in the evening is amazing as fairy lights twinkle from the ceiling..

banquet barn lawn

banquet barn interior

banquet barn interior

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The banquet barn is a unique environmentally sustainable building with  some of walls constructed of straw bales and covered by hand plastering. 

Bee Keeping course for adults and CHILDREN at mariefiElds

Check out this great video on children working with our bees at Mariefields

Bee keeping courses for adults and children

bee keeping courses

adults beekeeping preparation

adults beekeeping preparation

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introduction to beekeeping for adults. .personalised courses arranged to suit you given by resident apiarist Dr John 

adults beekeeping preparation

adults beekeeping preparation

adults beekeeping preparation

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professor goltenboth of germany getting ready to open the hives

hands on experience

adults beekeeping preparation

lighting the bee smoker

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our courses are total immersion courses. start immediately with the opening of the hives and l;earn as you go along

lighting the bee smoker

children learning about bees

lighting the bee smoker

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the smoker settles the bees down so they are easy to handle 

children learning about bees

children learning about bees

children learning about bees

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dr john runs special courses to teach children about the bees

children love the bees

children learning about bees

children learning about bees

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the children's courses are a great way for them to learn about bees under the care of a professional teacher.

our Activities

mango plantation

walk with the dogs

mango plantation

picking mangoes from our mango plantation

pick mangoes from our mango plantation 

monsterio plants

walk with the dogs

mango plantation

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take a selfie with the unique plants 

walk with the dogs

walk with the dogs

nature walk to the peak

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Stroll past the barn made of straw bales

nature walk to the peak

nature walk to the peak

nature walk to the peak

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bush walk around the paddocks and see the great views and wildlife

tea house

nature walk to the peak

original 1920 homestead

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The original milking shed has  been restored a caretakers dwelling

original 1920 homestead

nature walk to the peak

original 1920 homestead

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Cows and their calves grazing on the helipad in front of the old homestead that has been  restored to original condition.

our Grass fed Organic Cattle

lulu our cattle dog

mother and baby calf

lulu our cattle dog

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loves to cool down in our dam

front gate grazing

mother and baby calf

lulu our cattle dog

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enjoy fresh grass at front gate 

mother and baby calf

mother and baby calf

mother and baby calf

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grazing on organic pastures

friendly angus cow

fresh water trough

mother and baby calf

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easy to hand feed our cattle

fresh water trough

fresh water trough

fresh water trough

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she loves our fresh spring water 

fresh lucerne hay

fresh water trough

fresh water trough

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wonderful  fresh cattle feed at Mariefields

our buildings

homestead build 1920

homestead build 1920

homestead build 1920

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beautiful old renovated queenslander

straw bale barn

homestead build 1920

homestead build 1920

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great place for banquets

our can-am transport

homestead build 1920

our can-am transport

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4 wheel drive to get around 

chichen pen

old cockies gate

our can-am transport

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night time home for our free range chickens

old cockies gate

old cockies gate

old cockies gate

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the old gate style built in 1900

bee shed

old cockies gate

old cockies gate

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bee hive boxes are kept here

our activities

lola and lulu in canam

lola and lulu in canam

lola and lulu in canam

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prof goltenboth with lola and lulu

bamboo pruning

lola and lulu in canam

lola and lulu in canam

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cutting the bamboo for making native bee hives.

spring water tank

lola and lulu in canam

planting the fig tree

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checking tank water level 

planting the fig tree

tree planting ceremony

planting the fig tree

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prof goltenboth planting the fig tree at homestead

tree planting ceremony

tree planting ceremony

tree planting ceremony

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prof goltenboth with dr john 

spring water pump

tree planting ceremony

tree planting ceremony

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priming the pump to pump up the spring water to tank