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EWE Nique Hobby Farm

Whether you have children or are a child at heart yourself, spending time patting, cuddling and feeding adorable animals is always a fun day out. Animals Come and talk to the

After you have fed and cuddled them to your heart’s content, grab a hot drink and some homemade goodies from the Baa Baa Coffee Shed and enjoy the rural setting while sitting on a hay bale. Another stop that should be included on your farm animal road trip is Summer Land Camels in nearby Harrisville. As soon as you enter the gates and make your way up to the homestead, you will be greeted by herds of camels in the front paddocks. You can ride and feed the camels for a small fee, or even participate in a farm tour where you can learn how the farm makes gelato and cheese using camel milk. If you love koalas, Spicers Hidden Vale operate koala safaris where they will take you out bush and show you how best to spot them in the wild. The area is home to a healthy population of koalas that love to doze in the treetops, so there is a good chance you will see plenty of adults, and maybe even a joey or two! Additionally, hundreds of Ipswich’s cutest and fluffiest residents can be found at the Ipswich Nature Centre , which is nestled inside Queens Park . It is free to enter, so you can stay as long as you like, or come back again. Animal lovers will be thrilled to see dingoes, bilbies, quolls, wallabies, kangaroos, birds, an emu and even a wombat. EWE Nique Hobby Farm, Summer Land Camels, The Llama Farm and the Ipswich Nature Centre all achieved Best of Queensland status in last year’s round.

Summer Land Camels

EWE Nique Hobby Farm is a truly authentic farm experience for the family. Our family- run farm lets you pet and feed our friendly, curious animals. The resident sheep, alpacas, goats, chickens and geese can't wait to meet ewe. Enjoy hot or cold beverages with some yummy cakes/scones from the Baa Baa Coffee Shed. EWE Nique is open on weekends and school holidays and caters for school and tour groups during the week. Bookings are required. Look for the new experience opening just in time for the Easter school holidays! envelope phone Call Penny Allen on 0410 487 263 ARROW-POINTER Here in Ipswich, there are some amazing farmers who happily open their gates and welcome visitors to come and experience the country life firsthand. One of the most unique and truly memorable animal experiences in Ipswich is getting the opportunity to take a llama for a walk, which you can do at The Llama Farm in Pine Mountain. There is a purpose-built trail where you can walk the llamas, which also showcases the charming countryside. As the majority of the herd have been hand-raised, they are extremely friendly around humans. The farm is also home to donkeys, goats, miniature ponies, peacocks, turkeys, guinea fowl and two dogs. Not too far away in Haigslea, an authentic farm experience awaits you at EWE Nique Hobby Farm . On the farm meet the sheep, lambs, alpacas, goats, chickens and geese, and on special event days native animals like koalas and wombats.

EWE Nique Hobby Farm The Llama Farm

EWE Nique Hobby Farm – Haigslea


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