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Farm stays

Experience a change of lifestyle and spend your next stay away on a working farm. It's a great opportunity to reside on a rural property surrounded by animals and wide open spaces. While your accommodation is private, the farm owners live on the same property and may offer you the opportunity to interact with farm animals and observe or participate in some of the daily activities. A memorable experience, particularly for those with children.

  • Alexandra Farmstay

    Alexandra Farmstay is a renovated farm cottage which is located in a quiet valley on the outskirts of Alexandra. Each morning, you can join in on farm activities as animals are fed, goats are brushed and eggs are collected. You can also enjoy the fresh country air and wander around the 30 hectare property. Perfect for couples, families and groups.

  • Clifden Cottage

    Clifden is a rural retreat nestled in the scenic foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges, 5 kilometres from Yarragon. Guest accommodation consists of a cottage that sleeps up to 4 people. The surrounding farm breeds black alpacas and Belted Galloway cattle. These gentle animals love being hand fed and patted. You can also tour the farm and participate in routine farm activities.

  • Clunes Farmstay

    Situated just outside of Clunes, one of Victoria's most well-preserved gold rush towns, is Clunes Farmstay. A small, humble cabin is located on this working farm which is home to chickens, ducks, alpacas and Shetland ponies. The friendly owners who also live on the farm are available to introduce you to the animals and show you around the property.

  • Countrywide Cottages

    Countrywide Cottages are located in the Great Ocean Road hinterland, 25 minutes drive inland from Lorne and adjacent to the Otway Forest Park. There are 4 fabulous and private cottages which are set on a large hobby farm. You will see sheep, alpacas and chickens. Eggs are finders keepers! Try your luck at fishing - there is a dam on the property which is well-stocked with yabbies.

  • Farm Accommodation

    If you are looking for a farm stay that is close to Melbourne, then Farm Accommodation is for you. This property is around 55 kilometres from the city centre in the scenic Dandenong Ranges at Emerald. You can stay in a large homestead which is on an 8 hectare farm which has horses, alpacas and miniature goats. Enjoy a tour of this working farm or explore the property and the surrounding bush at your leisure.

  • Grampians Historic Tobacco Kiln

    When staying at Grampians Historic Tobacco Kiln, you get to live in a fascinating building - a renovated kiln - which is located at the southern end of The Grampians near Dunkeld. The kiln is set up as a self-contained cottage which is located on a large farm that is home to over 3,000 sheep and alpacas. These animals produce quality wool, so you can observe shearing during the appropriate season. If you like fishing, there is a dam on the property with yabbies.

  • Heathcote Views Bed & Breakfast

    Heathcote Views is a 40 hectare fine wool merino sheep farm which is located on the outskirts of Heathcote. Accommodation consists of a private luxurious apartment for two which is attached to a large country homestead that is set high up on a hill. You are welcome to wander around the property and observe the activities of this working farm which is surrounded by beautiful sheep grazing pastures.

  • Sabrelyn Park

    Sabrelyn Park offers a farm stay experience which is located inland from Waratah Bay, just 20 minutes drive from the entrance to Wilsons Promontory National Park. The 4 bedroom farm cottage can sleep up to 10 people and has been designed to have minimal environmental impact thanks to solar generated power and rainwater - all backed up with conventional supplies. The cottage is set within rolling hills and enjoys distant water views. On the farm are chickens, goats and alpacas which you can interact with. Native wildlife, including kangaroos, wombats, echidnas and possums, may be spotted.

  • South Mokanger Farm Cottages

    The historic 1,800 hectare sheep farm known as South Mokanger is located north of Hamilton within picturesque countryside near The Grampians. The farm has two self-contained and private cottages, both with wood fires. Guests are welcome to immerse themselves in the regular farm activities that go on every day. There is the feeding of stock, mustering of sheep, checking of lambing ewes and seasonal shearing. There are also chooks which children can feed and collect eggs from. With 15,000 sheep and working sheep dogs, this is an authentic farm stay experience.

  • Wiggley Bottom Farm

    For a luxury farm stay with a difference, Wiggley Bottom Farm near Healesville is the perfect choice for discerning guests. Set on 6 hectares of glorious Yarra Valley countryside, there are three accommodation options - a large homestead, a cottage and an apartment. On this well-maintained farm are horses, miniature goats which love to be fussed over, three friendly dogs, and a welcoming committee of geese. Enjoy a truly relaxing farm stay experience.

  • Yalooka Farm Farmstay

    Yalooka Farm is a 54 hectare property which fronts the Campaspe River, 20 kilometres from the centre of Bendigo. There is a modern and private unit attached to the main home which can sleep up to 5 guests. This farm is not actually a working farm but a sanctuary for farm animals where they can live a peaceful and happy life. For families, it is the perfect setting for sharing what farm life is all about with their children. You are welcome to help your hosts feed the gorgeous farm animals, fish or kayak in the river, or observe the wildlife.