Many rural sheep and cattle properties have extended their
enterprises by providing a range of accommodation facilities
such as cabins, shearing quarters as well as camping and
Station Stays can provide an
experience of a lifetime. They are just not another
place to spend a night catching some shut eye. They
offer a unique experience of living life on the land.
Station Stays allow you to join in on the everyday
activities of a working sheep or cattle property.
You may even be able to witness mustering, shearing,
drafting, driving property vehicles, taking property
tours, fencing, fishing and observing flora and
Quite often you are
encouraged to participate in farm activities.
This can be an excellent opportunity for children to
learn the intricate workings of farm life.
There are also opportunities for them to witness
distance education over the air.
Staying at a
station also offers an opportunity to meet new
people and make new friends. The properties
are usually off the beaten track and can offer a new
perspective on outback travelling.