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Fordsdale Horseback Adventures

Location: 171 Wagners Road, Fordsdale QLD 4343, Australia
Phone: 07 5462 7526
Mobile: 0427584363

What isn’t there to do at Fordsdale Farmstay, the jewel of the Lockyer Valley. Activities include horse riding, bouldering and camping.

We take families, young and old on our daily trail rides. We offer 1 hour, 2 hours or all day.

All Day Ride Maximum number 6 people. Maximum rider weight 80kg.

Fordsdale Overnight Horse Riding Adventure Our overnight horse riding package is designed for individuals wanting a fun-packed adventure. Accommodation is a dormitory style bunk house with outside toilet / shower block.

3 hour adventure ride first afternoon 3 hour adventure ride next morning Breakfast is a country-style cooked breakfast Dinner is a yummy BBQ with the property owners (with a few drinks around the camp fire) This package suits individuals or a group of friends looking for an adventure, and is available to intermediate and experienced horse riders only. Maximum of 4 people per group. Price $320 per person

Fordsdale Family Horse Riding Holiday We offer fully catered horse riding holiday packages. Guests can stay in our accommodation and go horse riding each day. Includes three meals plus overnight accommodation as well as a selection of the riding opportunities included in the package price.


Riding lesson in the round yard and short trail ride, lunch at guest house, lesson in afternoon or trail ride, OR Trail ride in morning, lunch at the guest house, afternoon trail ride on alternative trail. Price $220 Adults, Children $110, Non riders $110. (This is for 24 hour period) Package can be for as many days as you like. Starting morning or afternoon. Book-in book-out flexible.

Minimum stay of 2 days

Fordsdale Jillaroo / Jackaroo 5 Day Experience This experience is suited travelers who desire the opportunity to work on a farm or station.Work and live with the hosts at Fordsdale. Learn how to do farm chores like fence maintenance and driving a tractor or bulldozer. We offer a 5 Day farm experience where you can also take part in the Landcare program. Work with the young horses, gentling and training. Go for a leisurely horse ride or an exhilarating training ride, depending on your prior riding experience. We do work long days and put as much experience as we can into each day. Let us tailor an experience to suit you. Max 4 people at any time. Only available Mon-Friday. Package Price $550 per person. Includes accommodation and meals.

Accommodation Available

WEEKENDER 16 year old brick, 4 bedroom house. Sleeps 10. Self-cater, linen supplied. 2 x queen, 1 x twin share, 1 x 2 double bunks (4 singles). Carpet in bedrooms, hall, and formal lounge. Large kitchen and dinning/family room. Reverse cycle AC, + oil heater for bedrooms. Electric wall oven, and bench hotplates. Microwave. Gas BBQ outside on patio. Old bathtub/bonfire pit, with wood for camp fire.

COTTAGE (only available to trail riders, must contact Fordsdale directly for cottage and camping bookings) 2 bedroom Queenslander cottage. Self-cater. Linen supplied. Only available for guests who book horse riding. Sleeps 5. 1 room double, 1 room twin share. Sofa with fold out bed in lounge. Rustic cottage with polished wood floors. Potbelly stove in lounge. Veranda on 3 sides. Gas BBQ on veranda. Gas oven + hot plates, microwave, TV (no channel reception) DVD play, and selection of DVD disks. Toilet and shower outside the cottage. $120pn for cottage + horse riding pp.

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 11:00



Fordsdale Horeseback Adventures offers horse trail rides for beginners and experienced riders, as well as great country hospitality and accommodation. .


From Brisbane head west along the WARREGO HIGHWAY going towards Toowoomba.At GATTON go into the town and not take the by-pass. At the 2nd set of traffic lights, turn LEFT, go aprox 5km to the CLIFTON turn off, turn LEFT. Go 22km to WAGNERS Rd on your RIGHT. Turn right,(we have a sign on left) it is a dirt road and we are at the very end (1.7km) There is a gate at the end of the road. Go through the gate and go up the driveway to the wooden cottage or to the brick house.

FROM TOOWOOMBA - Go down the range heading towards BRISBANE. At HELIDON take the exit to GRANTHAM & GATTON, DO NOT take the by-pass. Go approx 8km to the township of GRANTHAM. As you enter go over Sandy Creek Bridge and immediately turn RIGHT. GRANTHAM-WINDWILL CONNECTION RD, also called Harris St. Go approx. 4km to intersection marked BRISBANE-WARWICK, turn RIGHT heading towards WARWICK. Go approx 17km to WAGNERS RD on your RIGHT. Turn right,(we have a sign on left) it is a dirt road and we are at the very end (1.7km) There is a gate at the end of the road. Go through the gate and go up the driveway to the wooden cottage or to the brick house.