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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Spent a very enjoyable afternoon on a horse who made up for my lack of riding skill. A great way to spend time with a family doing something that is hard not to enjoy. Great environment and staff very helpful. Set in great country side and rides cater for all skill levels.

Thank Tony R
Rockhampton, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely, serene location, incredibly peaceful. The staff were very friendly, helpful and engaging. The service feels very personal and the meals are delicious. The horse riding was fantastic. The horses sturdy and very reliable, the trail was and interesting mix of farmland and bush. The facilities are comfortable and the pool was cool and clean. I highly recommend the Susan... More 

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Rome, Italy
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63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a working farm run by a local family, and you'll find yourself taken for a horseback ride and served dinner by the same daughter or grand-daughter of Norm McLean, the owner. The horses are lovingly kept, as are the other animals, Sir Thomas the cuckatoo and the seven or so dogs belonging to various members of the family.... More 

1 Thank brancusirocks
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The facilities are good with tennis courts, swimming pool, trampoline and horse riding. The riding goes across the estate on well behaved but willing horses and you are encouraged to ride to our own ability so if you are experienced you can... More 

Thank rbarker27
Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Myself and my nieces shared the trail ride experience and we had a fantastic time. All abilities are well catered for, trustworthy horses, patient and encouraging instructors. Can highly recommend this and has given us a shared lifelong memory.

Thank Kim B
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Went there with my husband to 2,5h horse ride. I am experienced rider but my husband is not - and that wasn't problem at all! We had very small group and we were allowed to go quite independently with horses, also run, which was fun! Our guide Skye was so nice and helpful. Horses were lovely too, mine was easy... More 

1 Thank sarasus
Hervey Bay, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

You have to experience this homestead the beautiful scenery comfortable bed amazing hosts all pale into insignificance compared to the experience of the horse and farm lifestyle. Watching the horses being brought in helped by the cattle dog Oscar who never stops until the job is done then he is straight into the water trough is a sight to see... More 

1 Thank Karen H
New York City, New York
1 review
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

This is the best horse riding experience we've had so far. Many thanks to Breed & Lotta! It is a great place to ride, sleep and stay. The surroundings and scenery is varied and very beautiful. Also the facilities and people @ Susan River Homested Adventure Resort are wonderful, Jacob at the reception was very flexible and Breed and Lotta... More 

2 Thank Egbert J
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

I have been travelling in Australia for 9 months and I have to say this is one my most favourite experiences. Susan River Homestead to start with is absolutely beautiful, run by the loveliest family. Norm and Sky are just fantastic to say the very least! I myself had to come to terms with the fact that i wouldn't be... More 

3 Thank charlie c
Gold Coast
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Our family of 27 wanted to find a place where we could celebrate a 70th birthday. Whilst being together can escape to our rooms if we wanted. Norm and his amazing daughter Sky had just the answer. I highly recommend that you stay here. Family rooms are great, the food amazing and lots of it. Its made on site and... More 

2 Thank dreaming303

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peaceful and relaxing. Maybe you want action. Susan River Homestead caters for everyone, any age. A safe environment for the kids and family, yet enjoyable enough for the more active people. Horse riding, para sailing, water skiing, wake-boarding, paintball, abseiling. All of this is located on the 1660 acre property, plus more. Rooms are comfortable with an en-suite, tea/coffee facilities. Split system air con in every room. A family, joined motel room is available upon request at an extra cost. The restaurant is welcoming with a fire lit in the winter. Throw the doors open in summer to enjoy the country fresh smells carried on the breeze. Come and try for yourself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Susan River Homestead Adventure Resort

Address: Lot 56, Noble Road, Susan River, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay > Susan River
Price Range: RM589 - RM925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“There is a bus pickup from Hervey Bay, you can arrange transport with the homestead as this is only about 15 mins drive. All the rooms have great beds and some have two rooms. All have air con some have fans also.”
 of 5 bubbles dreaming303, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you have children, then the rooms over looking the pool etc. As there is the Media Room, take DVD's for night time movies.”
 of 5 bubbles mccfisher, 6 Jan 2013 | Read review
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