Enjoy your Stay
If you're planning on staying a little while at Nelgai, there are plenty of things to do both on the property and in the surrounding areas. Enjoy the country hospitality at the homestead or go exploring on your own, the choice is yours.
On arrival, join David and Priscilla for a cup of tea or a drink, unwind and discuss your plans for your visit to Nelgai Farm Bed & Breakfast.
David and Priscilla's aim, where possible, is to accommodate your wishes and make sure you have an enjoyable stay. Please remember some activities are dependent on seasonal conditions.
On the Farm
Bush Walking - Enjoy exploring the property. You can take your time enjoying the scenery and peace and quiet.
Lagoon Picnics - Get back to nature and indulge in a picnic under the Coolibah trees by the lagoon. Try authentic camp over 'tucker'.
*Offered for those staying more than one night.
Bird Watching - Over half the Australian terrestrial birds can be seen in this part of Queensland. Many of the 300 birds have been spotted on Nelgai. There are the permanent residents, regular visitors and rarer species depending on the seasons (eg. black swans and pelicans on the lagoon, emus, parrots, blue capped wrens and honeyeaters). After rain and the lagoon has been topped up, the variety of wetland birds are in abundance.
View Amazing Wildlife - During your stay at Nelgai there is a good chance you will see any number of kangaroos, wallabies, goannas, blue tongue lizards, echidnas, frogs, butterflies, insects and other small marsupials and reptiles.
Big Sky Country - Watch the setting sun and then search the heavens of the Southern Hemisphere for the Southern Cross and other constellations (charts available).
A Piece of History - Nelgai has been part of the old Mundell property since the 1890s. David provides a window into the illustrious pioneering past of the Western Darling Downs through his local knowledge and a long association with Miles Historical Village.
Artisically Inspiring - Nelgai boasts inspiring bush landscapes and artefacts for all artistic tastes, including amazing photography opportunities. An artist herself, Priscilla is happy to guide beginners in various mediums. View Priscilla Mundell Artist on Facebook.
In the Area
There are many local attractions to visit within a day's drive of Nelgai.
Condamine Bell - An Australian icon in the nearby village of Condamine. Designed to be hung from the necks of working bullocks, the bells ensured the stockmen were able to locate their cattle when left to roam and graze. Visitors can learn more of this history when they stop to read the inscription on the side of the large replica bell in Bell Park.
Miles Historical Village - A fascinating glimpse of the past
Dogwood Crossing @ Miles - Art gallery, library and internet cafe.
Myall Park Botanic Garden, Glenmorgan - Home of the well-known Gordon hybrid grevilleas and many more Australian native plants.
Cobb & Co Changing Station, Surat - Art gallery, library, museum and fresh-water aquarium.
Surrounding Towns - Miles (43km), Chinchilla (70km), Roma (150km), Tara (78km) and Surat (140km).
Cattle Sales - Roma (150km) - the biggest saleyards in Australia, and Dalby (135km).
Book your stay today
To make a booking or simply find out more please contact your hosts
David & Priscilla Mundell.
Relax on the verandah with a seasonal glass of wild lime juice. Try some wild lime ice-cream or wild lime jam on your morning toast.
Our open paddocks and big skies provide the perfect escape.
Sit under the shade of a Coolibah tree by a billabong sipping tea boiled in the original "fastest quartpot in the west!"
A stay at Nelgai allows guests to learn about a the workings of a rural Queensland property.
Wetland birds are in abundance on the lagoon after rain.
View a range of amazing widlife at Nelgai.
Admire bush inspired artwork created by Nelgai co-host Priscilla Mundell.