Turkey's Nest Rainforest Cottages

For charming Mt Glorious getaway cottages nestled in the midst of nature, look no further than the bird watchers paradise of Turkey’s Nest.

Turkey’s Nest Rainforest Cottages offer charmingly rustic rainforest accommodation Brisbane North of the city situated in 6 hectares of tranquil rainforest just 35km north-west of the CBD.

Rainforest Accommodation Brisbane North Options at Turkey’s Nest

You can stay in one of Turkey’s 2 cosy cottages, or the beautiful B&B suite. Whichever accommodation option you choose, you will be treated to incredible rainforest views, and enjoy the convenience of your own espresso coffee machine and the comfort of your own private fireplace, plus all the mod-cons necessary for a truly relaxing bush getaway.

Each morning you’ll awake to the sound of whip birds and magnificent views through majestic hoop pines and rose gums to the rainforest below making Turkey’s Nest an ideal romantic escape, or family retreat.

The cottages offer absolute privacy and seclusion, while the Macadamia Rainforest Suite sports its own private entrance from the house veranda and features a clawfoot bath with rainforest views from the tub.

Come and explore the natural surrounds and experience the homely atmosphere, tasteful decor, attention to detail, and the personal touches of flowers, candles and complimentary port and chocolates for yourself.

The Allure of Turkey’s Nest Mt Glorious Getaway Cottages

A Bird Watchers Paradise

Mount Glorious is home to over 80 species of birds. Over the years about 40 of these species have been sighted at Turkey’s Nest. The veranda of the main house welcomes numerous varieties daily, all coming for a feed including Australian King Parrots, crimson rosellas, bowerbirds, red-browed finches, sulphur-crested cockatoos and kookaburras.

Keen bird spotters can obtain binoculars and bird identification books from Turkey’s Nest for on-site bird watching.

Private Rainforest Walks

Enjoy peaceful nature walks? The property is home to its own private rainforest walk so you can soak up the sounds and sights of this serene haven at your leisure.

In-Room Massages

For the ultimate in relaxation, you can enquire about a private in-room massage. The Turkey’s Nest hosts are happy to organise a mobile massage straight to your cottage door.

Nearby Attractions

You’ll find D’Aguilar National Park offers more hiking opportunities from Maiala Day Use Area along with an expansive picnic area (just 1.3km away).

A range of dining options are all within 1 to 3km away including Mount Glorious Café, Elm Haus Café, Cloverlea Cottage Restaurant, and Olley’s Café & Honey.

The closest food store and shops (along with more restaurants and cafes open for evening dining) are located in Samford Village, about a 20-minute drive down the mountain.

Point of Difference

Turkey’s Nest is a family owned and run business which adheres to environmental sustainability.

The home of owners Rose and Russell Cuthbertson has been constructed with environmental principles in mind, while all new work carried out on the accommodation is as environmentally friendly and non-polluting as possible.

Rainforest Accommodation Brisbane North – Turkey’s Nest Details

Address: 1780 Mount Glorious Road, Mount Glorious

Please Note: Cottages require a minimum 2-night stay (no overnights)

Bookings Essential

For cosy yet luxurious rainforest accommodation Brisbane North nestled in the heart of Moreton Bay Region’s rainforest atop Mount Glorious, stay at Turkey’s Nest – a special place to relax, unwind and enjoy the tranquillity of nature.


Turkey’s Nest provides 2 delightful, private, self-contained Mt Glorious getaway cottages, just 45mins from Brisbane CBD. It is a perfect place for a romantic weekend, honeymoon or to simply relax and escape the bustle of everyday life.

Rose Gum Cottage (sleeps 2 + child) has one bedroom (with a queen bed, plus a day bed suitable for a child), bathroom including a relaxing bath, cooking and BBQ facilities, living and dining room with fireplace, and a veranda overlooking the forest.

White Gum Cottage (sleeps 4) has two bedrooms (one with queen bed, one with double bed), bathroom, cooking and BBQ facilities, living and dining room with fireplace, and a veranda overlooking the forest.

Macadamia Rainforest B&B Suite contains a queen bed, (folding bed for a small child available upon request), large room with lounge, table, chairs and views, a fireplace, kitchenette and private bathroom. Breakfast available upon request.

Group Travel Peace of Mind

Are you planning a big family holiday, a getaway with a bunch of friends, group business conference travel, a wedding party trip, a school/university class or whole year level educational trip, or any other type of group travel? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you need to book a group holiday, group day trip, group tour, or simply a group transfer give yourself peace of mind and take the worry out of traveling with a crowd by letting the experts handle the nitty-gritty details on your behalf.

All sorts of group holiday, work travel, tour and transfer needs can be catered to and accommodated, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Booking Notes

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Find Us

1780 Mount Glorious Road, Mount Glorious QLD, Australia

Contact Us

07 3289 0004


Please note due to the COVID-19 outbreak operating hours may be affected. See operator website for up to date information

Opening Hours

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Public holidays may vary

Important COVID-19 Update

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information provided, Visit Moreton Bay Region can not be held responsible for incorrect or misleading information due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please do the right thing and follow the directions of the Queensland Government.

From 15 May 2020 - you may travel a maximum of 150km from your home for non-contact activity such as exploring national parks, hiking, visiting dog parks, dining-in at restaurants (10 patrons at a time) and more.

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