Our ecologically, sustainable cabin and cottage, Bimbul and Serenity, are totally self-contained - as is best when the nearest shop at Beaudesert is nearly forty minutes away. Such is life in the wilderness end of Lamington National Park.
All you have to do is bring your own food and beverages.
- Electric cooktop
- Wood fired oven incorporated into a fireplace
- Kitchen utensils
- Tea and coffee
Our coffee is sourced from Mackellar at Hogarth Range, northern NSW.
Toiletries from Handmade Naturals in Highgate Hill, Brisbane.
August last year (2016) my micro hydro turbine, a Powerspout PLT, catastrophically disintegrated. I blogged shortly after ‘When Things Go Wrong’ about mistakes I had made which ruined the hydro and gave us all here at Wongari Eco Retreat a …
Lamington Lunch and Picnic
The Scenic Rim hosts the Popular Eat Local Week and kicks off with the popular FarmGate Festival. An choice venue would be a Lunch and Picnic at Stinsons Caravan Park in Lamington. It makes for a great country drive, a …
Progressing Rehabilitation on Christmas Creek
Christmas Creek is a beautiful creek. Not big, not small but part of a bigger picture. It is part of the catchment for the Logan river and is used (sometimes abused) for irrigation. It is pristine at our point but …
The Festival of the Farm Gate
Keep Saturday June the 25th free because it is ‘Festival of the Farm Gate’ time again. Part of the Scenic Rim ‘Eat Local Week’ it is a great day for visitor and residents of the great South East. It is …
Arts in the Olives
The Arts in the Olives is a festival celebrating the creative arts. The festival is a collaboration between the residents of the Lost World Valley Tourist Collective and BADCAP-Beaudesert and District Community Arts Projects. On offer are a variety of workshops in …
Introducing ‘the pad’
Now we are ready to go. Weather permitting. Just waiting on council approval to commence construction of Kumbartcho. You can see some of the Hoop Pines in the background. This is the Pad – or will be if you click …