Mariefields has several buildings and areas making it unique to provide many interesting things to see.
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.
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.
A short walk from the farmhouse to the bamboo wedding boulevard though the rustic rainforest setting.
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.
The jetty on the dam behind the banquet barn provides a great photo location with the bird sanctuary island in the background.
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..
The banquet barn is a unique environmentally sustainable building with some of walls constructed of straw bales and covered by hand plastering.
Check out this great video on children working with our bees at Mariefields
introduction to beekeeping for adults. .personalised courses arranged to suit you given by resident apiarist Dr John
professor goltenboth of germany getting ready to open the hives
our courses are total immersion courses. start immediately with the opening of the hives and l;earn as you go along
the smoker settles the bees down so they are easy to handle
dr john runs special courses to teach children about the bees
the children's courses are a great way for them to learn about bees under the care of a professional teacher.
pick mangoes from our mango plantation
take a selfie with the unique plants
Stroll past the barn made of straw bales
bush walk around the paddocks and see the great views and wildlife
The original milking shed has been restored a caretakers dwelling
Cows and their calves grazing on the helipad in front of the old homestead that has been restored to original condition.
loves to cool down in our dam
enjoy fresh grass at front gate
grazing on organic pastures
easy to hand feed our cattle
she loves our fresh spring water
wonderful fresh cattle feed at Mariefields
beautiful old renovated queenslander
great place for banquets
4 wheel drive to get around
night time home for our free range chickens
the old gate style built in 1900
bee hive boxes are kept here
prof goltenboth with lola and lulu
cutting the bamboo for making native bee hives.
checking tank water level
prof goltenboth planting the fig tree at homestead
prof goltenboth with dr john
priming the pump to pump up the spring water to tank