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Farmstays Near Byron Bay that Suit Families

Family Friendly Farmstays near Byron Bay are a great way to connect with your family while enjoying the great outdoors. Learning about sustainability, getting hands on with animals and helping kids learn about where our food comes from is an experience you’ll never forget.

We’ve rounded up some great places on and near Byron Bay for you to unwind and get back to nature …

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Byron Bay Farmstay

436 Bangalow Rd, Byron Bay NSW 2481

Modern, self-contained cottage accommodation on an incredible 300-acre property just 10 minutes drive from the heart of Byron Bay. Relax on your deck and enjoy quality time with your family and friends. Have fun lake swimming, kayaking and fishing. Discover spectacular walks and mountain biking through rainforest gullies. Take in the peace and tranquillity. Enjoy spectacular ocean and hinterland vistas and greet the farm animals.


02 6687 0468

Little girls leading ponies Farmstay Byron Bay

Possum Manor

477 Pinnacle Rd, Tyalgum NSW 2484

Possum Manor is set on a 100 acre working cattle farm, nestled under The Pinnacle in The Mount Warning Caldera. Experience genuine Aussie rural lifestyle. Meet the farm animals, local Australian wildlife and bird life or explore rainforests, beautiful beaches, National Parks and the State Forests of this idyllic region of Australia. The property is pet friendly.


02 66793051

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farmstay Byron Bay farmstay Mooyabil Farm

Dairy Flat Farm

PO Box 113 Broadbeach QLD 4218

Dairy Flat is ideally placed to explore the beautiful Northern Rivers. The section of the Border Ranges National Park that adjoins the property is classified as a wilderness area. It is a piece of untouched nature that is rarely seen today and is a must for every visitor. There are waterfalls hidden in deep rainforest, spectacular mountain ranges, scrub turkeys, tall trees and the deafening call of bell birds and whip birds. You can explore the Richmond and Clarence Rivers from their headwaters to the coast, visit the rich Darling Downs or take a day trip to the Gold Coast.


07 5539 5923

Chickens FarmStay Byron Bay

Hosanna Farmstay

4 Tunnel Rd, Stokers Siding NSW 2484

Hosanna is a 100-acre family and dog friendly farmstay just behind the busy coastal strip of Northern NSW, offering accommodation, activities and functions for individuals, families, groups, and schools. We are a place designed to get the kids away from those game consoles, and to bring people together, in a fun filled rural setting complete with all the animals you would expect on a farm!


(02) 6677 9023

Hosanna farmstay Byron Bay

Mooyabil Farm – temp closed

448 Left Bank Rd Mullumbimby, NSW 2482

Mooyabil farm is set on 100 acres in the beautiful farming area of Mullumbimby, surrounded by mountain landscape. It is situated only 10 km from the beautiful beach at Brunswick Heads and 20 km from Byron Bay. This is a working beef breeding farm and guests will see cows, calves and horses on the property and will be welcomed by Lucy the kelpie cattle dog.


02 66841128

Forest Glen Organic Farm, Farmstay – permanently closed

1630 Bungawalbin-Whiporie Rd, Bungawalbin NSW 2469

A short drive from Byron Bay and even closer to Ballina with its Byron-Ballina Airport, Grafton, Lismore and Casino, and and a small hop from Woodburn, Coraki, Evans Head and other Northern Rivers communities, Forest Glen Organic Farm and Farmstay is a perfect vacation destination, with comfortable accommodation, a pool and the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife.



(02) 6683 2832

farmstay forest glen byron bay

Lighthouse Homestead – permanently closed

625A Myocum Rd, Myocum NSW 2481

Lighthouse Homestead offers beautiful Byron Bay Hinterland accommodation and is also known as one of the most charming and unique organic farm stays. Set high on a 220 acre working organic farm, the lovely 3 bedroom Queenslander has been immaculately maintained and renovated to accommodate your every need whilst offering you the peace and tranquility of lush surrounding gardens and near-by orchards. Take a stroll in the fields, a picnic near the dam or simply curl up under a tree and take it all in.



Lighthouse Homestead Farmstay Byron Bay
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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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