Hipcamp host Karen R.,
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We are located in Woodside on 80 acres of gum studded paddocks, away from any main roads.  Beautiful views over Mt Lofty, pastures, dams & waterways, and a 5 acre winter creek allotment with lovely wildlife and plenty of cattle and horses to see.  

Nearby we are also close to many iconic Adelaide Hills wineries, & there are wonderful walking & bike tracks (inc the Amy

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We are located in Woodside on 80 acres of gum studded paddocks, away from any main roads.  Beautiful views over Mt Lofty, pastures, dams & waterways, and a 5 acre winter creek allotment with lovely wildlife and plenty of cattle and horses to see.  

Nearby we are also close to many iconic Adelaide Hills wineries, & there are wonderful walking & bike tracks (inc the Amy Gillett) and beautiful drives.  

Our farm was also completely burnt with the Dec 19 bushfires, so an opportunity here to see nature's amazing recovery first hand.  Please note there are open/unfenced dams in most of our paddocks so may not be suitable for those with young children.  Also there is no access to power or water, and hipcampers must have self contained facilities inc toilets on board, per council requirements.

Location is very peaceful, but we are however a 'working' farm so there may be the occasional farm/tractor noise in the background but we try to minimise where possible when visitors around. Also to keep this operation small and just a hobby, bookings are restricted to only 20 per year and ideally suited to one family group or 4 adults max.  Unfortunately pets are not allowed at this point in time.

Any inquiries on this, or anything else, please ask!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
No campfires
No toilet
No pets
Amenities
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 38.0 ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Karen a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding

Horses here to view/pat, but externally there are riding options as well in the Adelaide Hills - they probably require pre book...Read more

Wildlife watching

Many kangaroos, ducks, koalas and birds easily viewable on property, but wildlife parks nearby as well

Biking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Adelaide Hills Working Cattle Farm in South Australia.

Farm

3 horses on site that you can pat over the fence, or interact with if we are free and in paddock too. Also 40+ cattle, and 1 r...Read more

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Hipcamper James

Amazing service and site!

James C.
recommends this listing.
January 11th, 2022

We absolutely loved our stay on Karen’s property. Only staying one night for my girlfriends 25th, I was amazed with our campsite options upon arrival and the amount of care shown towards making the event special. Our site was well maintained and opened towards a lovely landscape.
Our stay was during a rainy period and a small leak in the tent let to our blanket being soaked. Through her kindness and generosity, Karen lent us some blankets so we didn’t have to sleep under a drenched blanket. Karen and Peter’s hospitality and kindness were definitely appreciated and we’re certainly looking forward to our next visit!

Hipcamper Tyson

Outstanding camping

Tyson W.
recommends this listing.
December 5th, 2021

The property was beautiful, with so much space to roam around and explore. The host Karen was so kind and gave us plenty of space and privacy so we could have a relaxing stay.
The bird life was so diverse we loved just listening to all their calls. The horses we so friendly too, we gave them some nice headrubs

You cannot go wrong staying here.

Hipcamper Alexandra
Alexandra A.
recommends this listing.
October 30th, 2021

Cracking spot. Host is just lovely.

Hipcamper Sara

Family getaway close to the city!

Sara K.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

Had a wonderful farm experience staying at Karen and Peter's beautiful property. Such great hosts' made us feel very welcome and made sure we had a great stay. So much fun was had by the kids exploring the paddocks, talking to the cows and horses and they even had the opportunity to brush and feed one of them Karen gave us lots of local tips which was much appreciate. Thank you again for a wonderful family getaway ❤

Hipcamper Megan

What a great spot

Megan C.
recommends this listing.
April 11th, 2021

Such a great spot, Karen was so lovely and helpful our whole stay and it was great learning a little about the farm and seeing lots of baby calves! So close to lots of things to see and explore the area. The way to get into the site through a series of gates was a bit tight with the van, but was totally fine for us and Karen let us go the long way through to paddocks to get out to make it easier :)

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Hipcamper Jess
Jess L.
recommends this listing.
March 19th, 2021

The hosts were down to earth and very welcoming. My son was able to join them with feeding the animals and absolutely loved it. It was a very peaceful and stress free stay. Would definitely stay again 👍

Hipcamper Jade

Wonderful close getaway

Jade D.
recommends this listing.
March 14th, 2021

Wonderful spot! Multiple campsite options and the owners are amazingly helpful and could not fault them!!!!

Great for kids, they loved playing on the rocks and going for walks. The owners also offered for us to come pay the horses and feed the cattle. Wonderful experience.

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Hipcamper Kaylee

Peaceful and enjoyable trip

Kaylee V.
recommends this listing.
March 9th, 2021

Enjoyed every moment of staying on the farm, Karen was a great host and came to the rescue when we forgot a wine bottle opener and eggs!, the area we camped at was very scenic, with plenty of roaming space for our 6 month old kelpie. Overlooking the damn, and the paddock of cows, it was nice to getaway to a quiet retreat and camp for 2 nights.

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Hipcamper Sian

Safe friendly and very beautiful

Sian P.
recommends this listing.
January 31st, 2021

I booked quite last minute and Karen was so quick and accommodating. As a solo female traveller she really made me feel safe and welcome even bringing down some plums and eggs for me! The property was beautiful and I made dinner in the van as the sun set and had a really wonderful night.

Awards

Best of 2022 South Australia
Finalist
Property
Woodside Getaway
State
South Australia
Country
Australia
AU$22/night
1 Site

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