Experience a holiday with a difference on a working farm or station in Western Australia. Bring your wellies, your family and experience the real outdoor lifestyle of Australian farm stays, complete with tractor rides, farm animal feeding and beautiful rolling landscapes.
There are many farm stay and station stay experiences to choose from in WA, some far off the beaten track, so it all depends on your desired experience. We have put together a few of our favourite stays around Western Australia.
Farmstays Near Perth
Settler’s Rest Farm Stay – Swan Valley, WA
Wide open spaces and clean country air makes Settlers Rest Farm Stay an ideal base for the whole family when exploring Perth and surrounding areas. With cottages and camping options, your farm stay is complete with horses, pet goats, pet sheep, lambs, alpacas or llamas, Cow, chickens and two guinea pigs.
Lavendale Farm Stay – York
Come and relax, watch the animals graze and walk among the vast array of native Australian trees. At Lavendale Farm, you are actively encouraged to join in with feeding time which takes place every day around 5 pm in the barns. Animals include horses, ponies, cows, sheep, pigs, goats, chickens, alpacas, ducks and even an ostrich.
Ferguson Farm Stay – Henty, WA
Ferguson Farm Stay is located in the beautiful Ferguson Valley, only 30 minutes’ drive from Bunbury and less than two hours’ drive south of Perth. The chalets and a function centre are situated on top of the undulating Darling ranges, giving spectacular views of farmland and vineyards all the way to the Bunbury coast. Farm activities” is a short (approx. 1 – 1.5 hour) program for the whole family that includes feeding animals (goats, ponies, pigs, chickens, ducks, a kangaroo and rabbits), a pony ride for children and a tractor ride to the back of the property to feed the bigger cows.
Willowbrook Farm, Neergabby
Willowbrook Farm is a pet-friendly caravan park, where you can relax and unwind. Magnificent Texas Longhorns, Belted Galloways, sheep, lambs, geese, chickens and more roam the property. There is an abundance of birdlife and children (including big kids) are given the opportunity to participate in the daily feeding of the animals. Visitors are able to get up close to the animals in a safe, supervised environment.
Farm Stays In Margaret River
Margaret River Hideaway and Farm Stay
Situated just 5kms from the town of Margaret River, this large farm is home to a wide array of animals including Dorper sheep, alpacas, Scottish Highland cattle, geese, ducks, guinea fowl, emus, peacocks and chickens. Kids and adults alike can enjoy animal feeding every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Burnside Organic Farm, Margaret River
Burnside Organic Farm is an organic working farm and the owners will happily share their knowledge about organic farming. Fruit picking and tasting wine are all part of the experience, along with family-friendly accommodation.
Farm Stays in Albany, Denmark & Surrounds
Misty Valley Country Cottages, Denmark
Only 10 minutes from Denmark, with lovely overnight accommodation, your family can experience collecting eggs, feeding horses, quad biking, milking and more on the working farm.
Station Stays in Kalbarri & Surrounds
Wooleen Station Stay is a working cattle station, playing a leading role in the preservation of the unique ecology of the region. With delicious home-style cooking, a vast cellar of Western Australian wines and magnificent formal dining room, you are assured of a culinary experience of Australian outback you will not forget. If you are interested in ecology and the culture of the Australian bush then Wooleen is the place for you.
Station Stays Near Coral Bay & Exmouth
Bullara Station Stay is located between Coral Bay and Exmouth in the Coral Coast region of WA and offers a range of accommodation options. Relax and unwind from the stresses of every day, enjoy life on a working cattle station and experience rural Australia at its best.
Situated at the tip of the Ningaloo Reef, Quobba Station is a working pastoral station with 80km of harsh, unpredictable and remarkable coastline bordering the Indian Ocean. Experience land based game fishing, isolated beaches, world-renowned surfing, snorkelling, whale watching and abundant marine and native wildlife on the arid outback landscape. Accommodation options include bush camping, fishing shacks and cottages through to beautifully situated chalets overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Relax as you experience the best of an overnight farm stay, without the hassle of self-driving where you can enjoy hand feeding farm animals, star-gazing and getting closer to nature. And don’t forget the fab farm-cooked meals! Book your overnight farm stay here.
Alternatively, spend a little longer in Western Australia and enjoy a 4 Day package holiday including a fantastic Aussie BBQ farm experience and a Fremantle Cruise and tram tour. Find out more about our Farm & Fremantle package here.