Earth and Soul Retreat


Check In: 14:00|Check Out: 11:00
Hours: 8am to 8pm

Secluded, luxury rammed earth cabin, off-grid standalone power. Open plan with views to nature from King bed, chaise recliner lounge, iron bark breakfast bar, Rain shower head. Stone bath on deck, firepit, BBQ, 300 acres of natural Granite Belt bushland, 18 kms of walking trails, two creeks, granite gorge, large 400m waterhole with kayaks, Earth & Soul Labyrinth and Tree of Life Spiritual Walk. Generous inclusions for 2 adults for breakfast for 2 mornings, local wine, apple juice etc. See website ( for full details.

Complete Escape & Total Relaxation - secluded location on Earth & Soul property - 300 acres of natural bushland. Only perhaps 20 acres of Earth & Soul has ever been cleared the rest of it is natural, protected & endangered Granite Belt landscape. Over 18 kilometres of walking trails. Cannon Creek runs through the middle of the property from west to east, opening out to rocky, open creek bed and a natural gorge. On our lower, eastern boundary, Cannon Creek joins the Broadwater. Doro's Hole is a natural open water hole, 400 metres long, on the Broadwater.

Stay at Earth & Soul Retreat and make contact with the Earth and nurture your Soul.

Architecturally and environmentally designed, secluded Rammed Earth cabins. ​The thermal mass of the earth walls adds to the inner warmth, quiet and the natural feel & comfort of the Granite Belt. Off-grid power, peace & serenity. There is a touch of paradise in the style & nature of the accommodation with an easy transition to the outside world of nature.

​Our dream, environmentally designed, open plan, natural light & air. Full kitchen as well as a wood-fired Baker's oven for heating & cooking, Iron bark breakfast bar. The King bed looks out from the raised bed nook over the gentle flames of the firepit that is off the deck. The outdoor stone bath on the deck has a clear view of the evening sky. BBQ facilities on the deck. There is an easy transition to nature from the deck onto the natural granite rock.

Every Earth & Soul Retreat stay includes a Breakfast Basket, local wine, local apple juice, ingredients for "smores", 2 litre milk, a tub of ice cream, and a decanter of port. Other inclusions (meal pack etc.) may be arranged at extra cost

No Children/Infants. Earth & Soul is not covered for persons under 19 years of age.


  • Ceiling Fan
  • BBQ
  • DVD Player
  • TV
  • Wood Fire
  • Not suitable for children
  • On-site undercover parking
  • Self Contained
  • Gas Barbeques
  • Rainwater Tanks
  • Picnic Tables
  • Books and Magazines
  • DVD/Video Library
  • Breakfast included in tariff
  • Coffee Machine
  • UV Treated Drinking Water
  • Dining Area
  • Shower
  • Cooktop
  • Toaster
  • Crockery/Cutlery
  • Firepit
  • Outdoor Bath and/or Shower
  • Freezer
  • Food Packs Provided
  • Heating
  • Bedding
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Car Parking
  • Non-smoking property
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Wood Fire Pits
  • Flush Toilets
  • Unsealed Road Access
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Kitchen - Fully Equipped
  • No Pets
  • Board Games
  • Bush Setting
  • Toilet
  • Linen
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Fans
  • BBQ & Gas
  • Fridge
  • Natural feature suitable for swimming

Map & Directions

124 Barker Lane, Cannon Creek QLD 4380


From Stanthorpe come out the Texas Road, under the overpass, and turn right on to Amiens Road. In about 5kms after the low bridge, turn right onto Cannon Creek Road. In about 5kms turn right into Barker Lane. Barker Lane is about a kilometre of formed dirt road. Continue straight on past the farm sheds and through Johnny Barker's gate. Don't turn to the right down any farm tracks. Continue straight and you will come to my gate "Earth & Soul". Just inside the gate turn right and follow the formed dirt road for about 800 metres to your cabin.

Cancellation Policy

Changes & Cancellations
oBookings are non cancellable.
oPayments are non refundable.
oIf notified more than 14 days before the arrival date your booking may be transferred once only to a date within 12 months of your booking dates.
oNo alterations can be made within 14 days prior to arrival date.
oBookings may be transferred to another party.
oCOVID-19 conditions: All bookings unable to be fulfilled specifically due to QLD Government travel restrictions can be altered to a later date or will have a credit issued for up to 12 months.
oExtra payment may be required if the rates for the new rates differ from the original rates.
oIt is recommended that guests obtain travel insurance (particularly for longer stays) to cover cancellations loss of deposits medical and other emergencies.

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