All about the 2 Day Myella Farm Stay
A genuine Australian farm experience Myella is a magical place where you can get up close to the nature, the animals and the people who live here. Myella is a 2600 acre cattle property near Baralaba and 1 1/2 hours from Rockhampton.
Peter, Olive and Lyn Eather continue to run Myella since it began in 1993. Shane Clanfield is like part of the family and has help host guests for the past 10 years. Peter and Olive have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.
The animals we have at Myella are 300 beef cattle, 10 milking cows and their calves, 1 brahman bull, 20 chickens, one dog and 3 talking parrots. Our home is on 2600 acres of land two homes, a number of guest rooms and a huge outdoor dining area.
Myella is a really focused on sustainable practises as a working cattle property and tourist destination.
Reasons Myella farm stay is sustainable: We nurture and protect the 2600 acres of land we live in, our environment remains mainly undisturbed...guests get to experience the natural world of the outback including native fauna and wildlife, our farm produces much of its own food which our guests love to enjoy - the milk comes from the cow, the meat is produced on farm and we grow fruit and vegetables.
Our water comes from the rain. We have big tanks which fill from the rain that falls
We care for orphaned Kangaroo's called "Joeys" and release them back into the wild
Use a number of solar panels to power the movement of water
We recycle aluminium cans, glass and plastic
Vegetable scraps are recycled to the compost, chickens and some to our dog
2 Day Myella Farm Stay Itinerary - 2 days
Day 1 and 2
Details of a Typical Day at the Farm Stay
Take an early morning walk to see wild kangaroos and enjoy the sunrise. then its time to collect eggs and feed chickens
7am - 8.30am Breakfast includes tea/coffee, toast, fruit, cereal and juice
Help sort the cows for milking, gather in and feed the horses.
Ride your horse through the wide open fields where you can get up close to cattle and kangaroos
12.30pm time for a buffet style lunch with simple salads and slices of cold meats.
In the afternoon sign up for a 4WD Farm Tour or Whip Cracking/Lasso Lessons.
Hand milk a cow.
Swim in the pool and relax
7 pm and its time to enjoy a home-cooked dinner of a variety of vegetables and meat, homegrown ingredients are often on the menu.
Try our complimentary homemade beer and relax in the company of the Myella locals.
Go out into the darkness with a light and try to find the nocturnal Kangaroo Rats (Rufus Betton) then look up and enjoy the stars.
Go to bed and sleep peacefully in your clean, comfortable and quiet room.
Self Drive only. Arrive 4pm. Depart 9am. Giving you 2 nights and 1 full day.
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