Carinya Station | Lightning Ridge

Carinya Station | Lightning Ridge

A 6,600 acre farm in the far north west of NSW, Carinya Station will provide you students with a true outback experience.
Located 10 minutes from Lightning Ridge, Carinya Station provides opportunities for your students to learn about farming in western NSW, as well as develop a genuine understanding of the local bush environment. Recommended to visit between March and October when it is cooler, Carinya Station will showcase mixed grazing and dryland cropping in a truly unique part of Australia.

Book your visit now by contacting the farm directly!



Farm Visit Information

  • Region: North West NSW
  • Industry: Mixed grazing, dryland cropping,
  • Price: $30 per student (introductory farm tour) or POA for tailored experiences
  • Group size: Carinya Station can host a group of up to 30, with K-12 students all welcome
  • Visiting times: March through to end of October
  • Farm activities: Meet some farm animals, explore local environment with a nature walk, vegetable gardening,
  • Amenities: Toilets, signposted, wheelchair access, meets safety requirements, dry weather access only, camping facilities with showers located offsite,

Student Safety

  • Risk assessment is available here

  • Carinya Station has public liability insurance

  • All supervising staff at Carinya Station have Working with Children Checks

Book your visit now by contacting the farm directly!

Contact Information:


1432 Ridge Road, Lightning Ridge New South Wales 2834, Australia