QLD Tourism welcomes Happy Valley Retreat in Stanthorpe, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Stanthorpe.Happy Valley Retreat nestles amongst the hills surrounding the Queensland border town of Stanthorpe. Tranquility is assured as the 20 private timber cabins and suites are scattered throughout 30 acres of beautiful Australian bushland. Yet they are only a five minute drive from Stanthorpe town centre. Kangaroos, wallabies, possums and an array of native Australian birds call Happy Valley home and can be seen throughout the property during your stay. To see even more native flora and fauna, enjoy a stroll along one of the walking tracks that lead from the property into the Broadwater State Forest. As the sun goes down, join them in the main homestead for a drink at the bar. The rustic ambience, open fireplace and piano ensure a relaxed atmosphere in which to unwind before moving to the dining room for a heart-warming meal showcasing the local produce.
Happy Valley Retreat has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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