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What We’re About

Manar Off Road Park is situated on the border of the South Burnett and North Burnett Regions in SE Queensland.

The Park was originally set up by David Laidler on his 15,000 acre working cattle property to give riders and four wheel drivers somewhere to go which was both safe, exciting and legal.

Dave with his partner Robyn have spent most of their time and energy creating an exciting family park. One which provides a variety of tracks and accommodation alternatives for all types of campers with an emphasis on everyone having a fun and safe time.

With numerous improvements and added facilities the park is on its way to becoming the biggest and best in Queensland with most of our regulars claiming it already is!

Manar Off Road Park is now has new managers Frank and Cathy Blinco. Our aim is to continue with further numerous improvements including dedicated buggy & motocross tracks and updated facilities, to create an even more enjoyable experience for all of our guests.

At Manar Off Road Park the facilities are always clean, the staff are always courteous, friendly and helpful and we go out of our way to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable and exciting


There are a number of supplies and services we can provide to help you make the most of your stay with us. 

Our shop is open daily and stocks a wide range of basic groceries, soft drinks, ice creams and anything you might have forgotten including sunscreen and  toothbrushes.

Within the shop we also have merchandise for sale, some riding gear, bike parts, a fitting service for tyres and tubes and other items you may require such as firewood, ice, drinking water, small selection of hot food and emergency fuel.

Opening Hours & Riding Times

Riding & Driving Times

  • Winter Time: 7:00am to 5:30pm (1st April > 30 September)
  • Summer Time 7:00am to 6:30pm (1 October >31 January)
  • Due to the size & remote nature of our Park it is advisable to bring hand held UHFs for easy communication. 

Shop – Office Hours

  • Sunday – Thursday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

*Subject to change during holiday periods


Adam & Michelle Goodall

We did the 4hr trip to Manor Park for the first time, with a group of friends and it did not disappoint! Our kids had an absolute ball and my husband was already talking about our next trip back as we were driving out the gates. Sharon and Adrian made the stay an absolute pleasure, it felt like we were staying with family. Thanks for having us guys! It was an amazing weekend – what a playground!! We will be back for a week ASAP!

Emma Powell

This place is amazing, so kid friendly when it come to riding. Everyone helps each other. Facilities are clean and staff are very friendly willing to help in any way. Cant wait for our next visit. Thanks heaps Manar Park.

Rick Young

Been there 7 times now awesome place to be , staff are great help too , can’t wait to get back there soon bring kids out for there first trip with bikes.

Ashley Tait

Despite being 3.5hrs from home I am glad this place exists. Hope its still there when my kids are riding. Staff were great. Price was reasonable. Facilities were good. And there were a lot more tracks than you could cover in a day. Also it was very family friendly

Sandy Harvey


Lisa Callaghan & Mark McCarthy

We just want to say, Mark and I had a wonderful adventure out there, such a beautiful property you have, we enjoyed every single day, the rides, the bush, the rain, the cows (I love the cows), the many and varied challenges, magnificent gum trees, abundant birdlife, we saw a Bustard, a dingo, a very big bunny and we did not want to go home.
We really appreciate the hard work that must go into running such a big property, and we are so grateful that we can come to Manar Park (heaven on a stick!) and have so much fun and wear ourselves out having fun. We didn’t see the New Year in, we were asleep by 9:30pm
We also met two of your lovely staff, Marwyn and Michael and his wife who works in the store too. Wonderful people, full of stories and advice.
Thank you so much!

Andrew, Alison & Dan

Went to Manar for the first time on the Australia Day weekend and we couldn’t have picked a better place for Andrew to have his first 4WDing experience! We had an amazing day thrashing his Jeep through your park and even getting it up one of your extreme hill climbs while we cheered him on. We had a swim in the creek and a delicious BBQ while we watched the bikes and quads riding by. He bogged himself in the Skid Pan and had his first recovery attempt to choruses of ‘Come on mate you bought a Jeep!’ from a crowd of onlookers. We will definately be getting a group together soon so we can come back through again!

Tanya Watt

I hadn’t seen hospitality like I did on a recent visit to Manar Park for some time. Thanks Dave, your a champion. Keep smiling.

Sophie Lee Gatt

We had a large group of people of over the weekend; we all had an absolute blast; great place to explore on the bikes, for advanced and learner riders with heaps of tracks our first time and definitely won’t be our last ..
plenty of space, great way to socialise ; to take in the serenity with no phone reception or internet connection.

The staff are also fantastic xx
Thank you for a top weekend!!

Carmel Gurnick

We went with a large group of people and had a blast. Such a beautiful place to explore – the water fall and the river are a must. I don’t ride at all and still have a great time checking the place out. We had one friend who had an allergic reaction to some food and her throat swelled and another member of the group we were there with had a stack and broke his ankle, but the Staff were amazing and helpful. Looking forward to going back

Kelly Weier

Highly recommend 100% . It’s a great place for fun, laughter & all round good time. Also get back to nature with no phone or internet connection. Loved it

Doug Gilbert

I love Manar Park. Staff are great. Amenities are clean. Tracks go for miles with varying terrain. The Manar Rd can be a little tricky for normal cars. I suggest staying just a little more to the left out of the wheel tracks to give a bit more ground clearance.
Unfortunately my weekend was cut short. Had a big off by hitting a sizeable tree that had fallen across the track on loop 3. My mate in front just missed it and all his dust made me blind to the fact it was there.
No ones fault other than mother nature. Need a new lid, but the bike is fine and I’ll heel up soon enough.
Oh, also keep an eye on loose items around your campsite. Pretty certain a crow knicked my tobacco pouch.
Will definitely be back. Keep up the great work.

Krystal Kennedy

My husband and I went there for the first time and had an absolute blast. definitely recommend this park to take your bikes out or buggies as the tracks are GREAT!!! the camp sites are all set up and Clean and as well as the toilets and showers. Staff are VERY friendly and very nice. Overall well be coming back for sure. Love this place.

Nigel Tooth

This place is motorbike heaven. It’s so good. Just wish it was closer to Brisbane! Loved it and will be going back for sure.

Tony Blansjaar

Had a blast. Kids loved it. Not even two weeks later and we are heading back for more!

Samuel Clarke

So many good times here at Manar Park both riding bikes and camping with the family. If you can get here midweek you’ll just about have the place to yourself. Great owners that really care about everyone enjoying their stay. Plan a visit here, you won’t regret it!

Phil Gray

This was my first time at Manar Park and I’d have to say it was awesome. I’ve heard so many great things about this place from a dirt bike point of view to the 4WD point of view. On this occasion I went 4WDing with a large group. It was fantastic. Lots of different tracks with a variety of difficulty. The staff are helpful and very friendly. The camping areas are well maintained with amenities. I can’t wait to go back with my family on either bikes or my 4WD.

Stephen Andrews

Had the best weekend there thanks to all the staff and had the best hot chips you get anywhere!
The young bloke loved the flat track and swimming holes and I had a blast round the enduro loops. Met some good folk who generously took us round the park in some sick as 4×4 buggies.
Counting down the days till I get a chance to come back. Our new favourite spot.

The riding trails were simply

The riding trails were simply amazing. There were a variety of trails for riders of all levels, and each one was clearly marked and maintained. I spent hours exploring the trails, taking in the breathtaking views and enjoying the fresh air.
But what really stood out to me was the sense of community at this park. Everyone I met, from the staff to the other campers, was friendly and welcoming.
Overall, I had an incredible time at Manar park and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a memorable outdoor adventure. Whether you’re an experienced rider or a novice camper, this park has something for everyone. I can’t wait to go back!

We first saw a random

We first saw a random video on Facebook just after coming back from a trip to the Cape. Living in FNQ there isn’t many options for safe and legal Offroad adventure. We made a plan for the 3000km+ round trip and the next year travelled the 18 hrs to Manar Park using 2 cars to haul our 4 bikes and a quad along with our caravan.

What an adventure, we spent 4 days riding but could have spent 4 weeks and been happy.

My 14yo son loved the super-x track, when I managed to pull him away we enjoyed many of the loop tracks which were well maintained and good blend of open riding along with some technical parts.

We were blown away with the options of advanced mx, mini mx, sx, trails, drag strip and even a ride down river rd to the beautiful Boyne River. The family friendly activities like the dam/slide were great too.

Your staff were amazing, Jac? was a legend, very friendly and helpful and good for a laugh.

Over all great facilities, great riding opportunities and will definitely be back again.

Although you could open up another sister park in FNQ then we can come multiple times a year.

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