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The best tiny houses and cabins you can stay in near Brisbane

Cute, cosy and cost-effective, these little getaway homes are a big deal

Maxim Boon
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Maxim Boon

Good things come in small packages, so the saying goes, and if the tiny-house phenomenon has taught us anything, it’s that you don’t need acres of floorspace for somewhere to feel surprisingly luxe.

The popularity of these pint-sized holiday lets has soared in recent years, with cabins and tiny homes available to hire popping up all over the Sunshine State. Not only do they pack a whole heap of creature comforts into a compact space, but they also offer the chance to go off-grid, unplug from the urban hustle, and relax in unspoiled nature (yet not too far from the mod cons you know and love). Here are some of our favourite tiny homes near Brisbane, that you can book right now.

Prefer a more old-school approach to going off-grid? Check out these top campsites near Brisbane.

Small yet perfectly formed

Where? Lamington National Park
How much? $440 per night

Discover a magical escape into nature, tucked away amidst the stunning beauty of the South East Queensland hinterlands. These quaint dwellings are a testament to sustainable living and minimalism, blending seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. Each Tiny Wild House boasts unique designs, maximizing space efficiency without compromising comfort. With their eco-friendly features and off-grid capabilities, these houses provide an immersive experience in harmony with the environment. From the cozy interiors to the panoramic views outside, guests can unwind, reconnect with nature, and enjoy the serenity that unplugging from the city can offer.

Where? Gold Coast Hinterland
How much? $925 for two-night minimum stay

A hidden gem for those seeking a tranquil yet sustainable getaway, this quirky abode is nestled in the heart of nature, in the Gold Coast Hinterland just outside Springbrook National Park. Offering a blend of rustic-meets-modern design and eco-conscious credentials, the cleverly designed interior maximizes space, providing a cozy and comfortable retreat. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, guests can relax on the deck and soak in the tranquil ambiance. Sustainable living is front and centre here, with solar panels and rainwater collection systems ensuring a low-impact stay for visitors. But little luxuries are also key, most notably an outdoor, wood-fire heated hot tub. 


Where? Sunshine Coast Hinterland
How much? $430 per night

Nestled on the pristine Sunshine Coast, the Ikigai Tiny Home is a haven for those seeking simplicity, relaxation… and their own private pool. This thoughtfully designed tiny house embodies the Japanese concept of "ikigai," meaning "a reason for being." With its minimalist aesthetics and functional layout, it features everything you’ll need for a relaxing getaway with the unusual bonus of its very own private plunge pool and outdoor claw-foot bath and shower. The Ikigai Tiny Home showcases sustainable living, utilizing solar power and eco-friendly materials, set on a 30-acre farm where visitors can meet alpacas, take horse rides, explore bush trails and make use of a communal fire pit.

Where? Byron Bay
How much? $780 for a two-night minimum stay

This thoughtfully crafted tiny home showcases the quintessential Byron Bay style cues of beach chic and bougie boho charm, with its relaxed yet contemporary aesthetic. Surrounded by lush greenery and towering eucalyptus trees, guests can immerse themselves in the natural beauty that has made this coastal retreat one of the nation’s most popular getaways. The interior boasts a cozy living space, a well-equipped kitchen, and a comfortable sleeping area, with large glass doors and heaps of windows to bring the outside inside. With its eco-friendly features and sustainable practices, Wattlewood offers a truly immersive and eco-conscious experience in the idyllic setting of Byron Bay.


Where? Maleny
How much? $300 for two-night minimum stay

Located just a ten-minute drive from the scenic town of Maleny, this stylish cabin offers an escape into a world of rustic charm and natural beauty. One of three similar accommodations, it combines sustainable design with contemporary luxury, creating a rainforest retreat ideal for nature enthusiasts. The Bower's handcrafted cabins blend seamlessly with the surrounding trees, providing a private haven. Each cabin is thoughtfully appointed with modern amenities, private decks, and breathtaking views. Guests can immerse themselves in the serenity of the lush surroundings, embark on scenic hikes, or simply unwind by the cozy fireplace. 

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