WE ARE DRY WEATHER ROAD ACCESS ONLY
* If it has rained or rain is forecast please contact us, we would be happy to advise you on the best ways access to our property.
* With significant rainfall, be prepared to stop a little longer, until access conditions improve.
* The council will close unsealed roads after significant rain events. - Your insurance may not cover you, if you travel while they are closed.
*You may also cop a police fine.
We cannot possibly predict rainfall, however if you are on a strict travel timeline and the weather forecast is not favorable. then we suggest you stay on the sealed roads.
We are all about low impact camping.
**Carinya does not offer dump points or bins. Please use facilities in Lightning Ridge.
The time of year, family commitments and the weather dictate exact times to what happens on the farm, however generally from August to October are our most hands on time of year.
Lambing, shearing, harvest all happen in this period.
Its also the time when all the geese, goats and pigs are having their babies.
Unfortunately NO! It's just too hot and we don't want to put undue stress on our animals.
We are open to visitors when our wonderful region is at its finest, this is usually from the beginning of the QLD School holidays (Approx Easter) through to end of October each year.
For exact dates please call or email us to book with your requirements.
Yes, sometimes it can be limited. On average 1-3 bars of both 3G and 4G.
Telstra offers the best coverage for mobiles and Optus gives ok internet coverage.
Please respect our responsibility to adhere to biosecurity regulations by not dropping into the farm without prior arrangement of your visit.
We are a working farm, and often have family commitments and as such our pre booked farm tours and farm stay offers the chance to visit the farm in various different ways.
We are 10 minutes, 15km from Lightning Ridge. and approximately 4km of this is dirt road.
we have a huge designated camping area for our guests. This allows us all to feel like 'we're the only ones here'.
please be respectful and give other campers plenty of space.
you will be advised at check in if any areas are out of bounds due to farming activities.
Mostly yes, depending on supply commitments to local businesses. Please check with our hosts.
From April to October the weather is quite pleasant. We can get some some cold days and nights. Please ensure you pack warm clothes and plenty of blankets.
Don't forget your swimmers for the Artesian Bore baths.
Yes, unless there are fire restrictions in place.
Please be aware of your surroundings and grasses that may catch fire.
Fire wood is available in your surroundings to collect yourself off the ground.
we are very strict on leaving our hollow timber for habitat for our native animals, please respect our commitment to conservation practices.
Please ensure fires are extinguished on departure
Yes, all pets MUST be kept on a leash and controlled at all times.
Pets are not welcome at the communal campfire.
Please respect this and you will not be offended when you are asked to remove your animal from the area.
Please be advised that there is 1080 fox, pig and wild dog baiting in the area.