Fordsdale Farmstay, Camping and Horseback Adventures
We offer a variety of packages and can tailor a package to suit your desired experience.
PLEASE NOTE OUR MAX RIDING WEIGHT IS 80KG
WEEKEND ADVENTURE (TOTAL 8 PEOPLE) 21 APRIL, 12 MAY, 2 JUNE $320pp
PARENT/CHILD WEEKEND ADVENTURE:- 19 MAY, 14 JULY $480 (Parent/child)
We are offering this weekend for parents wanting a one-on-one outing with their child. We are accepting 4 groups of parent/child, making a total of 8 people. We have 4 twin share bedrooms in our guest house. Price of $480 is for parent/child combo. Children 8+ years
Arrive Friday night, join all members of the group for a simple meal. After a hardy breakfast on Saturday we will start our adventure which consists of a full day horse ride, including a picnic lunch. We’ll also stop for morning and afternoon billy tea. In the evening we will cook up a storm on our barbecue and sit around by the fire cooking smores. On Sunday morning we will head out for a shorter ride after breakfast, exploring a different section of the property. We will finish before lunch so that everyone can enjoy their Sunday afternoon as they like
3 Day Horse Riding Package
The package includes all meals plus accommodation , and all the horse riding you want for a 3 days and 3 nights (3 X 24hr). Available from afternoon ride & dinner Sunday night – breakfast Friday morning This package is priced a $530 for adults for the the 3 day period and 1/2 price ($265) for children. This package is not available during the school holidays mid year, Easter holidays, June/July, of Sept/Oct, but can be booked during the summer school holiday period.
2 nights FREE camping for each person who books and takes a trail ride.
- 1 hour:- Adults $66, Children $55
- 2 hours:- Adults $88, Children $66
- All Day:- Adults $165, Children $120.
For large groups I prefer to do groups of 5 at a time so a larger group would have to be multiples of 5, 10,15,20,25,30. Each group of 5 must have a group leader (teacher, parent, volunteer over 18)
10 people :- 5 do horse ride while 5 do 4WD tour of property:- $35pp
15 people:- 5 do horse ride while 5 do 4WD tour of property while 5 make damper:- $35pp
20 people:- 5 do horse ride while 5 do 4WD tour of property while 5 make damper while 5 do 1 art activity:- $35pp
25 people or more 5 do horse ride while 5 do 4WD tour of property while 5 make damper while 5 or more do 2 art activity:- $35pp
One on one
We are offering a One On One horse experience for half an hour. Children or adults can brush, pat, braid the mane of the horse, if feeling confident client can sit on the horse and go for a short ride. This is suitable for young children, ASD spectrum children and other disabilities. ( We currently do not have provision for wheelchair clients) $25pp
90 MINUTE HORSE RIDING SESSION
For one 90-minute horse riding session: $140, Children under 12 years $100.
For four 90-minute horse riding sessions for one person or to share amongst four people: $560
Holistic experience with your own horse, patting, brushing sitting on and even laying on your horse. Horse will be in an enclosure, There is no time limit. Price $44 per person
- House price $198 per night
- Easter and long weekends $250 per night
- Sleeps 10 people
- Minimum booking 2 nights on weekends and 3 nights for long weekends, 4 nights for Easter
- Easter, April – Available
- Labour Day long weekend, May – Available
- Queens Birthday, Oct - Available
Overnight Horse Riding Adventure Package
- Price $320 per person (Max. 4 people)
Family Horse Riding Holiday
- Adults $220 per day
- Children $110 per day
- Non Riders $110 per day
- (Max 8 people)
Jillaroo/Jackaroo Experience 5 Day Package
- Available Monday – Fridays only
- Price $255 per person for 5 days
- (Max 4 people)
BYO Horse & Camp
$25 per day. Ride all day, rider & horse camp at night
Adults $10, Children under 10 years age in dollars per night.
Please contact us for more information.