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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 RV/tent sites
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Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
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Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
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98% of recent Hipcampers say the sites felt private.
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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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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Hosted by Wayne D.Joined in April 2021
Response rate: 80%Response time: Within 8 hours
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Vanessa H.recommends
January 28, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Tranquil bush retreat lots of privacy and nice little touches. Very helpful hosts! Highly recommend and very convenient too!
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Becky M.recommends
January 28, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
We had a fabulous time at Wayne’s camp ground. It’s a beautiful setting and lots of mostly flat camp ground to pick your spot.
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Jenna R.recommends
January 28, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
We enjoyed our two nights camping under the stars and trees at Wayne’s retreat! Wayne was great and very accommodating, driving through we saw his camels and donkeys which was cool! Would stay again. Very quiet and peaceful!
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Vincent T.recommends
January 17, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
3 thumbs up!
We loved it here.. a wide open space, a bunch of interesting animals and basic but great facilities. .. and super easy in and our process too,
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Erinna L.recommends
January 8, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
What a delight Wayne was. Such a beautiful location and perfect getaway!
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Bek M.recommends
January 7, 2024
White Gum Forest Retreat
Beautiful camp spots, my daughter and I loved looking for the many wombat holes and walking along the creek that looks like it’s straight from fairyland. Very private and was such a plus having a toilet there.
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