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The Spirit of Place

Nestled in the lush embrace of the Gold Coast Hinterland and beside the serene Coomera River, Historic Rivermill stands as a family-owned themed ranch where nature’s melody plays in harmony with rustic charm. Here, we invite you to dine in nature, engage in animal-centric experiences, and immerse yourself in the authentic rustic vibes of our beloved ranch.

  • Family-friendly environment
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Baby Changing Stations 
  • Local and Fresh Ingredients
  • Special Dietary Accommodations 
  • Free Parking 
  • Wi-Fi

Our Offerings

Rustic Dining by the Coomera River

Visit Historic Rivermill for a unique dining experience in nature. Our restaurant, set in the Gold Coast Hinterland, provides a serene riverside ambiance. Relish our local, seasonal offerings at a pre-booked table or on a picnic blanket by the Coomera River, ensuring a memorable meal at our family-owned ranch

Horse Riding Adventures

Experience the hinterland like never before with our horse riding adventures. Suitable for all skill levels, these rides take you through scenic trails, offering a unique way to connect with nature and explore the stunning landscapes of the Gold Coast Hinterland.

Animal Feeding Experiences

Get up close and personal with our friendly resident animals. Our animal feeding activities are a hit with visitors of all ages, offering a chance to interact with turtles, alpacas, and deer. It’s a perfect way to engage with nature and learn about the local wildlife.

Enchanting Venues for Special Occasions

Historic Rivermill is not just a destination; it’s a backdrop for your most cherished moments. Our picturesque setting is ideal for hosting fairy-tale weddings, memorable children’s parties, and any special event that calls for a touch of magic and elegance.

What's On

Discover the Excitement and Adventure Awaiting You

Join us at Historic Rivermill for a series of engaging and fun-filled activities. Whether you’re looking for a quick escapade or an educational adventure, our lineup has something special for everyone.

Sundays 08-Minute Horse Riding

9 AM – 3 PM / $20 / kids +8 Years old & adults

Join us every Sunday for a delightful 08-minute horse riding experience. Ideal for beginners or those seeking a brief adventure, our Sunday rides provide a memorable way to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Gold Coast Hinterland on horseback.

Dine & Feed Alpacas for Free

Every thursdays / 9 AM – 3 PM

Enjoy a Free Alpaca & Deer Feeding Experience every Thursdays when you spend a minimum of $50. A delightful treat for our diners!

about us

Discover the Charm of Historic Rivermill

Nestled on the Gold Coast, Historic Rivermill is where history, nature, and modernity converge. Spread across 6 hectares, our ranch offers picturesque wedding venues, a unique horse riding school with Peruvian Paso horses, a delightful petting zoo, and a restaurant with stunning views. Just 30 minutes from central Gold Coast, Historic Rivermill is not just a weekend spot; it's an immersive experience waiting to be explored.


950 Beaudesert Nerang Rd, Mount Nathan QLD 4211, Australia

+61 7 3703 1307

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Friday:
Cafe – 9 AM to 1:30 PM

Petting Zoo – 9 AM to 2 PM

Saturday to Sunday:
Cafe – 9 AM to 2 PM
Petting Zoo – 9 AM to 2:30 PM

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