FARM AND RANCH STAYS
GET BACK TO NATURE
It’s the perfect getaway for couples or families looking to get back to nature, take time out and create some lasting memories. Feeding animals, collecting eggs, fresh fruits and vegetables are popular activities a family gets to experience in a farm stay. Along with accommodation on a working land, you can come and go as you please to explore the greater surroundings during your stay. Besides interacting with farm animals, other activities can include taking a leisurely bush walk, exploring the landscape on horseback by day, hiking, camping, fishing, boating and dining under a sky full of stars. Families get to savor delicious meals prepared from produce grown in the farm as well as bought in the local market. Your farm stay experience is bound to create wonderful memories for the whole family
Stay with a real Australian family, ‘on the land’, joining in daily tasks and special seasonal farm activities. Enjoy delicious home-cooked meals, in the warm and friendly family atmosphere, typical of Aussie hospitality. Often you can collect eggs to have them cooked for your breakfast, fresh vegetables to go with your meal.
3 nights’ stay in Sydney at 4 star hotel with daily breakfast
4 nights’ farm stay with all meals
Bondi Beach and Sydney city tour,
Farm stay transfers include a train from Sydney Central Station
Transfer to and from the nearest train station
Return airport transfers.
Arrive at Sydney, International airport and meet our local representative at the pick-up point. Get a hassle-free transfer to your booked hotel in Sydney and complete the check-in process. Have a comfortable stay at your accommodation and take some time out to wander around the city.
Overnight stay in Sydney.
Breakfast at hotel. Sydney city and Bondi Beach tour, this tour is the quintessential introduction to Sydney. Make your way around the city by coach and enjoy a walking tour through the lanes of the historic The Rocks area. Stop at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair for that iconic photograph of the bridge behind the Opera House.
Next, head out to Bondi Beach, passing through the affluent Eastern Suburbs. After spending some time by the beach, return to the city at midday.
Sydney has undoubtedly one of the most spectacular waterfronts in the world and is guaranteed not to disappoint even the most seasoned traveler.
Overnight stay in Sydney.
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Sydney.
Departure transfers Sydney train station after your breakfast at Sydney hotel. Travel on train towards the remote region of Sydney(location will be advised at the time of booking). You will be picked from station and will be dropped off at the farm property.
The farm hosts are experienced hosts and enjoy sharing and educating their visitors, adults and children, about farming life. During your four nights stay in the farm home you will experience the various activities and the culture of the Australian countryside while forging a lifelong friendship with the farm family. All farm stays include accommodation, all meals, farm activities. You will stay with a real Australian family, ‘on the land’, joining in daily tasks and special seasonal farm activities. Enjoy delicious home-cooked meals, in the warm and friendly family atmosphere, typical of Aussie hospitality. Your stay will be in the family home of the host, like a guest house.
There are so many experiences to enjoy on a farm, with memories of a lifetime. It is unbelievable how many stars you can see in the Australian countryside at night. You won’t forget seeing ‘The Southern Cross’ and ‘The Milky Way’. At sunrise and sunset you can often see the wild kangaroos on farm properties feeding. Some farms even have tennis courts, swimming pools, table tennis tables, billiard tables and dams for yabbying or fishing.
The farmstay will include breakfasts, lunches and dinners and various farm activities special to that farm with the farm hosts. Activities vary from farm to farm and also differ from region to region.
Farm activities could be a selection of (Subject to the location and farm property selection):
Hand feeding of animals
Branding of animals
Mowing of lawns
Drenching of animals
Moving animals from paddock to paddock
Picking fruit, berries or vegetables
Ear tagging of animals
Weighing and counting of animals
Feeding hens and collecting fresh eggs
Planting and watering of fruit trees
Watering, weeding, planting and seeding of vegetables
Spotting of kangaroos and/or native wildlife
Watching a sheep dog work
Grooming of horses and other animals
Leading animals in training for agricultural shows
The above activities can be seasonal and selected activities are available only at select farm properties.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to nearest train station for journey to Sydney city train station and from Sydney you will be picked up for your airport transfer.(as per flight and train timings). Board your return flight and cherish the fond memories.
Houston International Airport: 1 h 21 min (79.8 mi)
Check-in: from 16:00
Check-out: until 10:00 hours
Optional tours, excursions and activities.
All other services not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’
*Prices mentioned are starting from, per person based on 2 guests travelling together and sharing Ranch House Studio, subject to seasonal surcharges and availability.
ITL World reserve the right to amend the prices in case of currency fluctuations, changes in rates of exchange, and/or fuel costs, special or high season charges and hike in the airline/hotel/rail/land transportation charges before the date of departure.
For convenience of passengers and / or feasibility of operations, ITL World or their service providers may sometimes amend the itinerary.
International hotel check in time is between 2pm and 3pm and check out time is between 11am and 12pm. (Exceptions apply). Early check in and or late check-out is subject to availability of rooms and may be chargeable.
It is the responsibility of the passengers to ensure they hold valid passport, visa, travel and medical insurance, vaccination etc., as applicable for each destination.
City/tourist tax as applicable, must be paid directly at the hotel.
To assist with visa application process, ITL World would provide copies of air tickets, travel insurance and other ground service vouchers for bookings made and fully paid for. Approval and issuance of visa is at the discretion of respective Embassies or Consulates and ITL World cannot in anyway influence this process. Certain nationals however receive visa on arrival in select countries, subject to prior online approvals