Unique accommodation with an astronomical observatory
Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory is surrounded by
beautiful gardens, which attract many bees and

In spring the gardens is brightened with rush green
leaves and early spring flowers such as daffodils and

Throughout summer you can enjoy walking among
more than one hundred colourful and scented roses.

When autumn deepens, leaves turn to golden yellow
and flaming red.

In winter, experience typical winter gardens dotted with
deciduous trees on the frost-covered ground.
Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory
28146 New England Highway, Ballandean,
Queensland 4382, Australia
Email: twin-star@bigpond.com
Phone: 07 4684 1135
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Unique Stanthorpe
Clean & affordable B&B
with an observatory
Stanthorpe accommodation; Ballandean accommodation;
Unique B&B accommodation in Stanthorpe on the Granite Belt in Queensland, Australia
Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory
Our garden is full of annuals and perennials including roses, dahlias, lavenders,
daffodils, irises, daisies, geraniums, hydrangea, herbs, vegetables and fruit trees.
Stroll in the beautiful garden and enjoy the scent of lilacs and over 100 roses!
October-April is the best time to visit our garden.
The above grotesque-looking
creature is, in fact, fungus!
Aseroe rubra, or Starfish fungus
is commn and widespread in
Australia. The shape resembles a
red starfish and its arms are
covered in mud-like slime, which
smells like rotten meat and
attracts flies.  
In July 2015 we had about 5 cm
snow. It was the first snow falling
since the Granite Belt last saw snow
about 20 years ago!
However, frost is rather regular
occurrence here  in winter. Lack of
moisture usually prevents forming