Visit Corynnia Station to discover a rural oasis.
Corynnia Station occupies a 7,000-hectare estate in Carrathool. It is located about an hour west of Griffith. The estate also has a cotton and grain irrigating program. You can learn more about this on a farm visit, which includes a shearing shed. Accommodations include a homestead, a cottage with one bedroom, and a lodge with six bedrooms, all surrounded by lush gardens, complete with tennis courts and a pool. What’s the best part? We welcome pets.
Hillview Farmstay is a place to go a bit glam.
Hillview Farmstay offers glamping safari tents as well as modern cottages with one bedroom and a lodge with four bedrooms, all with their kitchen and barbecue. There are many animals on the estate, including alpacas and horses. You can also take a buggy tour or participate in the daily animal feedings. You can also relax on your verandah with a local bottle of wine and cheese board while watching for kangaroos.
Find your inner jackeroo at Kimo Estate.
Kimo Estate is a 2,800-hectare property on the edge of Gundagai that combines style, sustainability, and country charm in equal measures. Accommodation options on this sheep and cattle working farm include the Shearer’s Quarters, with room for 12 people, as well as the A-frame Eco-huts, which are ideal for couples. The open fireplaces in winter are also a nice touch. Windies and Daleys, two- and three-bedroom workers’ cottages with a fenced yard are available for those who want to bring their dog.
Pick your fruit at Catania Fruit Salad Farm.
The award-winning Catania fruit salad farm, which is family-owned and operated, is one of the oldest farms in the area. Its original mud-brick house was built in 1912. Accommodation is more modern and can sleep up to six people. It also includes a kitchen. You can camp on the property, but you must be self-sufficient. The 20-hectare farm is located just 8 km from Griffith. Your hosts, Joe and Sharon, will take you on a 90-minute farm safari to discover over 60 different kinds of nuts and fruits. You can also pick them directly from the source. Pets are allowed, provided they do not disturb the farm animals.
Wallendbeen Park Farm is back to school!
You’ve come to the right place if you want to give your family a working farm experience. You can help the owners feed the animals or fix fences by staying in Wallendbeen’s guest cottage. Sleep well in this private cottage that was once a schoolhouse. It has comfortable beds, a modern kitchen, and a clean bathroom.
Lost and Found Retreat: Find Yourself
Set in an avocado orchard, Lost and Found offers a relaxing and secluded place to escape the world. The welcome luxuries are Carlotta and Gee bedding, a coffee bar, and an honesty bar for gin and wines. All of this is wrapped up in a package with dreamy views of the Pollack Forest and Orchards. The area is full of things to do, but you’ll find it hard to leave your sun-drenched veranda with its swinging chair.
Avalon Farmstay is a great place to reconnect with nature.
The 1920s farmhouse at Avalon Farmstay on this 700-hectare sheep and wheat working farm has been renovated into a luxurious private abode. The accommodation is located in the middle of rich farmland nestled into Bourke’s Creek with stunning views of river red gums and The Rock Hill. It is only 30 minutes away from Wagga Wagga. In the cooler months, cozy up to the campfire and enjoy a delicious meal made with fresh produce from the Avalon Pantry.