Things to do
Family farm holidays
Experience Farm Life
Farm holidays are a great way to introduce the kids to farm life, learn about produce plus have lots of fun in beautiful country locations.
Farm holidays for the family
There are plenty of farm holidays in NSW that come with a full line-up of exciting activities for the kids to enjoy. They that range from horse riding and cycling along bush trails to camping, feeding ducks and geese or learning a new bush skill.Jillaroo and jackaroo programs at Tobruk Sheep Station in Maroota are within easy reach of Sydney. You'll have fun watching sheep-shearing demonstrations, going horse riding on country trails and enjoying comfortable family style accommodation. Tugalong Station in the Southern Highlands has a kids' program packed with horse riding, 4WD tours, river swimming and spotting kangaroos and wombats at night. Mowbray Park Farm Stays, near Picton, is very family-friendly with lots of things for the kids to do. Hanericka Farmstay near Wagga Wagga has been welcoming families for years to the family-run farm. The kids will have the chance to try drove cattle, shear sheep and even milk a cow. In the Goulbourn area, Pelican Sheep Station is a 930-hectare sheep and cattle station with seasonal farm activities offered all year round. Barcoos Barn Farmstay near Bathurst is a genuine working farm with plenty of farm activities for everyone to get involved in. It's also the perfect stopover if you're on the way to Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo.
A farm stay in Outback NSW offers a rare insight into country life. At Turlee Station near Mungo National Park,the whole family can enjoy the wide-open spaces, property tours, shearing and sheep-dog demonstrations. there's also bush walking, bird watching or spectacular scenery for photographers and painters to enjoy. Comeroo Camel Station near Bourke offers country hospitality at its best on a 100,000 acre cattle farm on the Cuttaburra Creek. Camp out under the stars or enjoy all the comforts of a B&B.