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Bustard Downs

Bustard Downs is an Australian Certified Organic Farm that offers accommodation and camping. A birdwatchers paradise, in a stunning country bushland setting away from the crowds.

The property is in the Mitchell River watershed, is close to National Parks, State Forest, Mount Carbine Tableland, Australian Wildlife Conservancy's Brooklyn Station and Mareeba Wetlands.

Explore a gallery forest of giant Melaleucas along the Mary Creek, take a refreshing dip with no crocodiles. Bird watch Australian Bustard, Red-wing parrot, Red-tailed Black Cockatoo & Great Bowerbird. Watch the sunrise while wildlife spotting the many species of mammals including Agile Wallaby, as well as reptiles, frogs, birds and insects.



  • Bird watching
  • Bushwalking
  • Self-guided walks, maps provided
  • Stargaze/Astronomy
  • Photography
  • Wildlife spotting
  • Watch the sunrise
  • Campfire
  • Swimming exploring the Mary Creek
  • Bicycle
  • Fly a kite
  • Relax & chill out
  • Day drive the local area



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