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Bamboo Park Organic Farm and Nursery

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by Elaine (subscribe)
Impromptu adventuring, exploring our backyard and then putting pen to paper, hoping to entice you to try one, if not all, of our escapades, is my true reward!
Published September 22nd 2021
To bamboo or not to bamboo
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A giant bamboo forest in our very own backyard ...


Imagine a giant bamboo forest in our very own backyard!

That's exactly what we discovered …. the Sunshine Coast's only Bamboo Park Organic Farm and Nursery, just eight minutes from the pristine beaches of Coolum and twenty-five minutes south of Noosa.

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A giant bamboo forest in our very own backyard!


I had read somewhere that I could acquire a 'Frog Hotel' from Bamboo Park - you know the ones that you put in your garden to attract the green tree frogs - and this was my initial reasoning for a visit. But on arriving at this inspirational and unique venue and meeting bamboo guru Ed, who was keen to share his expertise on everything bamboo, all thoughts of my much desired Frog Hotel got lost somewhere in the melee of this giant bamboo forest.

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Have you ever seen so much bamboo?


Bamboo Park's plans are to regenerate the soil and ecosystems that have degenerated with sugar cane farming. By applying a bamboo-based agro-ecosystem, Bamboo Park aims to restore the land and prevent the pitfalls of traditional agricultural practices.

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A plant sanctuary ...


Bamboo's natural resourcefulness provides shade, moisture, habitat for wildlife, delicious edible shoots - think of your favourite Asian-inspired stir-fries - bamboo canes and poles and building materials. Bamboo Park's vision is to 'eat, grow and play' and with more than twenty different types of Bamboos, including the most famous ones for screening and ornamental, Bamboo Park is a natural and regenerative oasis.

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Cute and colourful directional signs


Our visit to Bamboo Park turned out to be an absolute delight, an uncrowded farming retreat, promising children a safe rural haven to explore. Brightly coloured signs beckon families to enter and discover a menagerie of farm animals clucking, buzzing and oinking, living their best life possible.

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Buy some delicious honey and food to feed the 'Babes' and pop your money into the Honesty Bamboo Pole

Make sure to grab some food from under the Robinson Crusoe bamboo hut for the 'Babes' in their pen. Little packets of piggy food for $1.50 can be purchased here as well as delectable homegrown honey - don't forget to pop your money into the 'Honesty Bamboo Pole' before going home.

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Take a seat and enjoy the 'quacking' of the ducks ... can you see them in the background?


Once all the animals on the farm have been visited, the giant bamboo hut offers a cool respite for story time - books provided, or bring your own. Sit back and enjoy distant views from up high and imagine how Robinson Crusoe and his friend, Friday, used to spend their days.

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Cool respite for story time ...


Currently, visitors can purchase honey, frog hotels - yes, I did remember to buy mine - plants, fruit trees and, of course, bamboo! This family-run business is mainly a nursery but families are welcome to visit so that children can enjoy a walk and interact with the various farm animals. Please take note that the fencing around the pigs is an electric one.

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Grab a bag of food for the 'Babes'


Bamboo Park's long term vision is to open to the public as an inspirational and unique venue to visit, to buy bamboo and plants as well as to host weddings and events. This off-grid property features bamboo forest, native woodland, water and lawns and provides sanctuary for native fauna including kangaroos.

Bamboo Park Organic Farm and Nursery, Valdora, Coolum, Noosa, Frog Hotel, inspirational and unique venue, bamboo guru Ed, giant bamboo forest, regenerate soil, eco-systems, sugar cane farming, eat, grow, play, natural, regenerative oasis, rural haven, farm animals, ducks, pigs, bees, chickens, Robinson Crusoe bamboo hut, Babes, piggy food, Honesty Bamboo Pole, cool respite, story time, purchase honey, frog hotels, plants, fruit trees, bamboo, family-run business, mainly nursery, off-grid property, native woodland water, lawns, native fauna, bookmark between Wednesday and Sunday
And, yes, I DID remember my Frog Hotel, all set up, waiting for the new tenants


Bookmark this delightful family outing any day between 
Wednesday and Sunday and support local businesses at the same time.

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Why? For a delightful family outing and to support local business
When: Wednesday to Sunday 7am to 5pm
Phone: Call Ed on 0456 727 024
Where: 919 Yandina-Coolum Road, Valdora, QLD 4561
Cost: FREE Entry
Your Comment
A frog hotel, who would have thought, I hope the frogs move in for you. I have insect hotels but they have both been taken over by spiders.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|9251) 32 days ago
Enjoyed your article Elaine. Thanks for sharing
by Barry (score: 3|2420) 33 days ago
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