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'Elouera Vale' Farm

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· Mittagong, New South Wales
140 acres hosted by Wayne D.
2 lodging sites · 11 Vehicle/Tent sites
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Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
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Elouera Vale is a working farm located just outside Mittagong NSW. We breed and train camels for sale, especially into the Southern Highlands. Camels are excellent for weed control and co-grazing with cattle. 'Elouera Vale' also breeds Belted Galloway cattle, Dorper and Wiltipol sheep and donkeys. Our property covers over 140 acres, 80 acres cleared and pasture improved and the rest consisting of forest. The Chain O Ponds creek runs through the property and makes for a lovely walk. You will probably get to see kangaroo, wallaby, wombats, echidnas, koalas and lots of bird life. The lush green hills abound with walking and cycling trails. You can head to the spectacular Nattai Gorge via the Box Vale Mine walking track, an easy 4.4km circular walk that follows an old railway line through a tunnel to breath-taking views. Enjoy a picnic in the magnificent Lake Alexandra Reserve or hike up extinct volcanic peak Mount Gibraltar. The closest shops are approximately a 15 minute drive to the Mittagong Town Centre where you will find all the shops, cafes and restaurants for your needs. It is well worth a visit to ‘The Shaggy Cow’ cafe, one of our favourite foodie spots (don’t forget to mention Elouera Vale). While you're here please try the Cool Climate wines. The region’s rich soil and high altitude are ideal for cool-climate wine growing. Visit cellar doors in the hills and valleys around Mittagong, including Centennial Vineyards. Enjoy a pleasant wine tasting experience at Centennial (don’t forget to mention us). The Camel Cottage offers a luxe off-the-grid escape for couples just one hour from Sydney but feels like "miles from anywhere". The Gums Cottage is a fully contained, off-grid modern getaway, surrounded by the magnificent white gum trees that are its namesake. The serene setting and stylish interior of The Gums provides all the essentials for a picturesque and peaceful country escape. The White Gum Forest Retreat offers campsites nestled in a white gum forest, not far from a beautiful trickling creek. There is access to toilets and a small dam near campsites for water supply for showers where required. For a truly memorable experience we recommend hiring our function space, White Gum Forest Functions, which is available for day visitors as well as guests staying overnight in our cabins and campsites. Why not book your next special family group gathering, milestone birthday or wedding here! The function space can cater for up to 50 guests, please contact us with your time and date requirements before booking. Feel spoilt in the midst of beautiful waratahs, grevilleas and ferns, watching camels grazing in the adjacent paddock. It's like being on a safari! There is 5G mobile telephone reception at the farm so you can reconnect with the world if need be. No pets please.
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Travis H.recommends
July 19, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Great spot, beautiful woodlands, handy firepit and lots of room. Wayne was a very friendly host and happy to share info with the kids about his farm and animals. Thanks for a great stay!
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James B.recommends
July 14, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Eloura Vale, is absolutely beautiful. The camping area is in a beautiful white gum forest and is so peaceful. The toilets were really well kept and it was a great base to explore the local area from. Wayne obviously takes great care of the place and is a very welcoming host. Would definitely recommend this as a place to stay and will come back again for sure! Thanks Wayne
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Elson W.recommends
July 13, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Good place to go!The best part is that camping site are 5G available.
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Kyle H.recommends
July 1, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Excellent interaction with host Wayne, along with large, private camp site. Highly recommend!
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John Y.recommends
June 27, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
10/10 spot for young kids!
Wayne is a great host with an incredible property. Kids loved seeing all the animals in the distance from our campsite but especially enjoyed the trip onto the farm in the buggy to feed the baby camels. Even with other campers on site there was plenty of space for bush walks and exploring. Made some great memories there - 10/10 spot for young kids!
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Michael B.recommends
June 26, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Great location close to Sydney, so much space with plenty of room to spread out and not be camped on top of others. Wayne was very friendly and a great host.
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Mittagong, New South Wales, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Gandangara /Gundungurra First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Joined in April 2021
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