You'll find a great variety of farm stay, country vacation and ranch style lodgings in the Northern Rivers region, from the Ballina coast and Byron Bay, to the Gold Coast hinterland and beyond in the Scenic Rim backcountry.
Properties include cattle farms, small mixed farms, horse riding and agistment ranches, orchards and plantations. At working farms you can often participate in or observe farm operations, and children have the chance to see and feed animals.
Experience authentic Aussie country hospitality, where you and the kids may be able to join in farm activities or just take it easy and let your hosts take care of everything. Activities like horse riding, bush walking, canoeing, bicycling, archery and fishing are often available on-site or nearby.
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Hosanna farmstay offers a range of affordable accommodation options, including rustic timber cabins, A frame glamping tents, and an idyllic campground with powered and unpowered camp sites. We're ideal for families and couples who want a back to nature farm experience.
Our Adventure Passport is your family's guide to a holiday filled with good old fashioned fun, and activities like feeding the animals, collecting eggs, and milking the cows. We're also dog friendly (guidelines on our web site). From AUD $12 pp pn camping to $118 pn for cabins. Day visitors welcome - $.
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The Vale is a fully air conditioned and heated, 4-bedroom homestead set on a 50-acre cattle farm. Guests have the chance to see calves grazing in the farm paddocks, enjoy fresh organic fruit and vegetables from the gardens, and fresh daily eggs from the chickens and ducks.
Located in Middle Pocket, just a 10-minute drive from the beach and from Brunswick Heads, there's also a large dam with a pontoon, where you can enjoy seasonal swimming, and a 6-person hot tub under a pergola.
Situated in Nimbin, Croftons Retreat features a shared lounge and free WiFi. The farm stay offers a terrace.
Guests can swim in the outdoor swimming pool, go hiking, or relax in the garden and use the barbecue facilities. All rooms have their own en-suite bathroom and kitchette.
Offering accommodation with breakfast included, guests can enjoy feeding the sheep, chickens, and horses.
There is also a children's playground and a tennis court. All accommodation has a lounge area with a flat-screen TV, and a kitchenette or kitchen. If you don't feel like cooking, the restaurant serves lunch and dinner on request.
Set on a working macadamia farm, Terania Creek Farmstay is surrounded by the pristine waters of Terania Creek.
The self contained cabin consists of 2 separate areas linked by a covered deck. The sleeping/lounge cabin is air conditioned, and the kitchen is fully equipped.
A continental breakfast is included, with a variety of homemade cereal, sourdough breads, spreads, and fresh seasonal fruit grown on the farm