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Redbank156 camping / PITCHED cabins

17 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents200 acres · Metcalfe, VIC
Redbank farm has been home to five generations of Superfine Merino wool Farmers. The charming homestead is set on 1000 acres of rolling hills, lush trees, and dams that offer plentiful grazing to sheep and cattle. Metcalfe's rural landscape still remains largely untouched, giving a real feeling of freedom and fresh air, filled with wildlife and sensational scenic adventures to enjoy, like the stunning cascades just up the road. Redbank offers sites across 200 acres of land, SITE 1 a main area offers 4 large sites suited to campers wanting to be super close to toilet, shower, camp kitchen, and playgrounds, which is a major hit with the kids making it a popular spot for families. The camp kitchen has dining space and barbecue facilities. There are about 6 paddock sites that are still within walking distance to all facilities but are nicely spread out to provide guests with there own space. We have 4 sites that you will either need to be a self-sufficient camper, or keen for a hike to facilities as these sites offer a lot more privacy and would need 4wD to access. 2 more sites that you must completely self sufficient and have 4wd skills. We are a no trace camp ground and ask you to take all waste with you when you leave. Dogs are permitted in camps but must be kept on a leash to protect our livestock. Redbank is a working Farm and you will likely see or hear evidence of this during your stay, but we are very considerate of our campers and have had a wonderful experience sharing our land so far and had very happy campers. BEYOND REDBANK156 Campers will find many more attractions in the area, Great spots for hiking, swimming, fishing or just straight up relaxing in the serenity. TRUPENS waterfalls are close by CASCADES and the Coliban River runs through Metcalfe AND EPPOLOCK just up the road. A short drive of 10-15min in all directions will take you to one of the funky little historic towns Kyneton, Castlemaine, Redesdale, and Malmsbury, and another 15 mins on to Daylesford and Trentham all filled with brilliant restaurants, cafes, vineyards, vibrant retail and market scene. What more could you possibly need for a great getaway?
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Lovely Bush Property

2 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Lillicur, VIC
Surrounded by Lillicur State Forest, opportunities for walks, horse riding and bike riding abound Four mountain bikes are ready to roll and a solar panel will keep phones charged A holding yard will keep your horses happy and shaded. A nine hole mini golf course is ready to challenge you!! Only one booking is taken for any night. As soon as you book, the property becomes yours and is unavailable to anybody else 10 minutes down the road you'll find the quaint village of Talbot. The town retains a number of historic buildings from its prosperous gold mining days. Some of the old shops which line this street are now home to speciality businesses, including a clothing boutique, bookshop and homewares store. The restored London House building in Scandinavian Crescent operates as a cafe and visitor information centre and is surrounded by an attractive community garden. At the corner of Scandinavian Crescent and Fyfe Street is the Talbot Pioneers Memorial Playground with BBQ and picnic shelters. A farmers market operates in the town streets every 3rd Sunday of the month. 2 hours from Melbourne, 1 hours from Ballarat.
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Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park

112 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Castlemaine, VIC
BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park is a peaceful, private oasis in the heart of the vibrant Victorian Goldfields town of Castlemaine, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. It adjoins Castlemaine’s beautiful 25-hectare Botanical Gardens and the parkland setting, trees, breezes, and birdlife provide a magical holiday backdrop. A winner of multiple tourism awards, BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens offers accommodation options for a fun-filled family holiday, a perfect romantic retreat, or a leisurely getaway with friends. You’ll find luxury glamping, spacious villas, a luxury accessible villa, and comfortable cabins, as well as picturesque, pet-friendly powered and unpowered sites. The park enjoys an unsurpassed location. The Botanical Gardens and adjoining nature reserve are the perfect location for an early morning run, a summer picnic, or a visit with the children to an innovative, creative play space. Directly across the road is the popular artisan Mill Complex, with its range of gourmet food outlets, brewery, Viennese-themed coffee house, winery, vintage bazaar, artisan workshops, and much more. To top it off, a couple of friendly country pubs are also just a stroll away. Castlemaine is the perfect base from which to explore Victoria’s Goldfields region and its history, arts culture, renowned wineries (the big reds are especially noted), and spectacular landscapes. The regional city of Bendigo, with its magnificent Goldfields-era architecture, parks, events, and festivals, is an easy half-hour drive away, and towns like Maldon, Clunes, Harcourt, Creswick, Kyneton, Malmsbury, Daylesford and Hepburn are all nearby, offering a choice of wonderful day-trips on scenic back roads. If you’d like to stay closer to your home away from home, BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens is a comfortable 15-minute walk from the center of town. Enjoy Castlemaine’s architecture, coffee shops, restaurants, boutiques and markets. Visit the iconic Theatre Royal, the oldest continually operating theatre on Australia’s mainland, and explore the various beer gardens, pubs, and galleries around the town. For lovers of the great outdoors, there is almost too much to choose from. There are extensive bushland walking and cycling tracks around Castlemaine and further afield, including the renowned Goldfields Track. There is also the 1,400-hectare Mt Alexander Regional Park for bushwalks, picnics, lookouts, and local wildlife. For kids, Castlemaine and the surrounding region is nature’s playground. Get outdoors and explore historic goldmines, rock climbing, watering holes, and family-friendly bike trails and walking tracks. There's also plenty to enjoy at BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park, including a sensory garden designed to connect our guests with the sights, sounds, and scents of nature, a school holiday activity program, and a fun-filled Games Room. Special family holiday moments can be shared around our pizza oven and BBQ, in the "Bush Hut” Camp Kitchen, or sitting around a campfire on a winter's evening. Come and stay in a magical holiday park in the heart of Victoria’s Goldfields and explore a region that truly has something for everyone to enjoy! BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation who are the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we work. We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We recognize their continuous relationship to the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging
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Rustic Miner’s Cabin

6 sites · Lodging11 acres · Golden Point, VIC
A little slice of heaven ! 11 Acres nestled in a valley in the beautiful Castlemaine goldfields. The property has a main house ,shed ,cottage, Glamping tent site and a dam, and is completely off the grid. Also very close to the popular Expedition pass reservoir and only a few minutes drive to Chewton and Castlemaine. Come and experience the beautiful sunset, Wildlife and tranquility. The cottage itself is furnished and has a cosy open fire place and barrel heater, a small kitchen with basic kitchenware, hot and cold water gas cooking and solar and gas lighting. There is a separate bedroom at the back with a Queen bed and a king single bed. Please note bedding is not provided so please bring a warm sleeping bags or bedding and pillows. There is a adjoining bathroom (accessible from outside) with toilet, vanity and HOT shower. (BYO towels). The cabin sleeps 3 and you can also bring a tent as well.. Please note this is rustic accommodation and the cabin doesn’t have 240v power only 12v LED lighting and an esky is also provided. Located just 5 mins to local reservoir which is a great place to swim, fish or paddle. Also the popular Red Hill Pub and gold prospecting areas are just up the road and only 10 minutes to historic Castlemaine. Firewood available $40 per barrow load. Please message me though the site. Just 1.5 hours drive from Melbourne, 1 hour from Ballarat and 40 minutes from Bendigo.
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Hidden Valley House, Anakie

7 sites · Lodging18 acres · Anakie, VIC
Hidden Valley House is nestled in Anakie, VIC, set within the scenic Brisbane National Ranges and only a 1-hour drive from Melbourne CBD. Taking into consideration our ethos around sustainability, the cabin is “off-grid” so solar powered with a composting toilet but with all the amenities you need. The cabin has spectacular views overlooking the valley with an abundance of wildlife and has a small creek and several caves which have formed over millions of years. As well as the cabin, we offer a camping area to larger groups that need overflow accommodation if the cabin is not big enough. This makes Hidden Valley House a fantastic option for large groups wanting to have all the comfort and amenities of the cabin, but experience the back-to-basic joy of camping in nature. Set on an 18-acre property at the start of the Brisbane National Ranges, it is home to koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, sugar gliders and an abundance of birds including eagles and kookaburras. Furthermore, the land is protected by Trust for Nature and Land for Wildlife offering long-term protection for many ecosystems, species and native wildlife. The property is surrounded by national parks and is only a short drive from charming, historical towns such as Meredith and Steiglitz and only 25mins to Geelong. A number of family-owned wineries are located nearby and within Victoria’s Moorabool Valley winery. AWD/4WD recommended
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Stephanie's Country Cottages

5 sites · Lodging30 acres · Drummond North, VIC
We are located equidistant from Daylesford, Kyneton, and Castlemaine, right in the middle of the wine, spa, and gold fields regions of Central Victoria. Set on 30 acres with a large lake full of local bird life as well as several mobs of kangaroos and a number of free-ranging chooks, geese, ducks along with our own rescue puppies, Ollie and Jasper. Two private Cottages, a romantic studio apartment the off-grid Tiny home, and a Quirky cabin are all self-contained, all pet friendly, and all beautifully appointed to make your getaway memorable for all the right reasons. We also have an exciting 9-basket, 18-tee, disc golf course.
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Tall Poppy Farm

1 site · Lodging75 acres · Sunbury, VIC
Tall Poppy Farm is located near Mt Macedon, the cabin is located in lovely gardens that can be enjoyed by guests. We are a regenerative farm with soy free organic eggs, a vineyard with a lovely crisp PetNat and other sparkling wines. Hanging Rock is 5 minutes away and Mt Macedon is 10 mins away. The mountain is a wonderland of heritage gardens and wild bushscapes of eucalyptus, pine and tall Mountain Ash. Inviting cellar doors and soul-soothing views. Magnificent mansions and native wildlife. It’s a paradise for those who love nature, stunning gardens and outdoor activities.
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