Always dreamt of having some land with a few cows, some chooks, and a couple of goats? Relive your childhood memories and give your children some for their future.
Kookaburra Cottage Farmstay offers accommodation for families or couples looking to escape to the country while providing access to the beach and town centre, both only minutes away. Most tourist attractions and facilities in Port Stephens, such as the beautiful beaches, Stockton sand dunes, dolphin and whale watching cruises, koala habitat, fishing, horse riding and wineries, are all within 15 minutes drive.
The farm is bordered on the north by Tilligerry Creek, south by bush, Stockton sand dunes and the Pacific Ocean.
Kookaburra Cottage is for larger families or groups. Cow Cottage and Casuarina Cottage are great for one or two families. There are also four deluxe cabins suitable for small families or groups wanting to share the farm experience.
Tailor Made Fish Farms is a unique aquaculture and hydroponics operation providing live barramundi to Sydney restaurants. Established 18 years ago, using award winning and internationally recognised recirculation technology, Tailor Made Fish Farms can offer visitors a combined package of Production Tours that run daily at 11am and 2pm, with a fine dining experience at the new Cookabarra Restaurant and Function Centre.
Tailor Made Fish Farms welcome individual and family visits daily. Tour group and school education packages have been designed to make time spent here a highlight of any visit to Port Stephens....
The Palms Golf Course is located at Bobs Farm just down the road from Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, in a quiet rural location which is family friendly.
The Palms Golf Course has a challenging layout of par threes and fours with true greens, well grassed fairways and surrounds. It is an easy walking flat course and cart hire is available.
A fully licensed bar is available along with snacks, coffee and barbecue facilities....
A life time dream has turned into a reality for Sam and Helen Sougleris, after purchasing 40 hectares at Bobs Farm and growing 800 olive and 550 fig trees.
The produce is sold on the farm between January and April each year, when a large variety of beautiful marinated olives, extra virgin olive oil, homemade jams, pickles, and sauces are available. Or if you prefer you can wander freely and select plump juicy figs straight from the trees.
Open at various times, phone to confirm....
Why not stop off and bag yourself a bargain from The Avocado Farm stall, situated on Nelson Bay Road at Bobs Farm.
They're open from June to mid December for avocados, macadamia nuts, and local honey. They also have antique furniture and unique craft for you to enjoy.
Bus groups are welcome, bookings essential....