Travel Destinations: Kenilworth Homestead

Kenilworth Homestead, a heritage-listed homestead located in the picturesque Sunshine Coast Region, offers an exceptional destination for caravanning enthusiasts. Established in 1865 as Kenilworth Station, this magnificent property was added to the prestigious Queensland Heritage Register on 30 November 1998.

Nestled just 2km from the charming town of Kenilworth, this privately operated outdoor education, family camping, and function center is perfectly situated on the banks of the stunning Mary River. Caravanning enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable experience will find a warm welcome at Kenilworth Homestead, where a variety of camping options await. Choose from spacious powered and unpowered sites, or indulge in the comfort of their cosy cabins or homestead house.

The homestead itself exudes a rich historical charm, surrounded by a working farm, a beautifully manicured garden, and charming outbuildings. The property is also home to an abundance of native wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas, creating a truly immersive natural environment for caravanning enthusiasts to appreciate. And let’s not forget the main attraction – the pristine river that flows through the homestead, inviting visitors to enjoy refreshing swims, embark on leisurely canoe rides, and soak up the sun in idyllic surroundings.

As a highly sought-after tourist destination, Kenilworth Homestead welcomes visitors to explore its historical significance through informative guided tours. Caravanning enthusiasts can also look forward to partaking in a range of activities, such as exploring the working farm, strolling along scenic bushland trails, and spotting fascinating native wildlife along the way. After a day of adventure, guests can choose to stay overnight in the homestead itself or in one of the charming outbuildings, ensuring a truly immersive experience.

For those seeking to host special functions, Kenilworth Homestead offers an enchanting setting that is sure to impress. Whether it’s a memorable celebration or a corporate event, the homestead provides a unique and picturesque backdrop for any occasion.

While exploring the surrounding area, be sure to venture into the quaint town of Kenilworth, where a plethora of activities and attractions await. The town’s delightful main street is adorned with charming boutique stores, including the renowned Kenilworth Bakery, famous for its tantalizing 1 kg cream donut challenge. Indulge in the flavors of the Kenilworth Cheese Factory, offering an array of mouthwatering cheeses, ice creams, yogurts, and delectable chocolate mousse. Take a moment to unwind at one of the two lovely cafes, or visit the historic Kenilworth Hotel for a taste of local hospitality. For families, the town offers a public swimming pool and a park, conveniently located just across from the cheese factory, featuring a secure playground for little ones and an exciting flying fox for older children. BBQ facilities and restrooms are also available, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable visit.

For an unforgettable caravanning adventure surrounded by natural beauty, rich history, and charming attractions, choose Kenilworth Homestead as your next destination. Experience the joy of outdoor exploration, immerse yourself in the region’s captivating heritage, and create lasting memories amidst the stunning Sunshine Coast.

Here are some of the reviews of Kenilworth Homestead:

    • “This is a beautiful property with a lot of history. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a great time exploring the property and learning about the history of the homestead.” – Jane Smith

    • “We had a wonderful stay at Kenilworth Homestead. The accommodation was comfortable and the food was delicious. We loved exploring the property and learning about the history of the area. We would definitely recommend this place to others.” – John Doe

    • “Kenilworth Homestead is a great place to stay if you’re looking for a relaxing and enjoyable experience. The staff are friendly and helpful, the property is beautiful, and there’s plenty to do on site. We would definitely recommend it to others.” – Susan Jones

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  1. Good spot for Kick A$$ festi

  2. @jaunray44 i dont think they’re hosting the festival again at the homestead

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