Located on Hindmarsh Island, just across the bridge from Goolwa on the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, Narnu Farm has been a favourite destination for generations of South Australian families. Many South Aussies would have visited Narnu on school camp ‘back in the day’ or have taken their own kids for a farm stay family holiday.

Narnu Farm offers a magical farm stay experience with twice daily animal feeding sessions where guests can get up close and personal with adorable and friendly farm animals. Enjoy bottle feeding calves, lambs, and kids, collecting eggs, meeting Michael and Angelo the pigs and holding chicks and guinea pigs.

Guests can also have some good old fashion fun with farmer games including sack race, gumboot toss, egg and spoon race and more.

Seven charming farm style cottages are well spaced, all equipped their own outdoor areas to enjoy and room to move and play. There is a popular and unique Bunkhouse which is ideal for family groups, friends and special interest groups who wish to stay together in a fun and
social atmosphere.

The spacious grounds has numerous playgrounds, swings, forts as well as a huge nature play space where kids can build and play in their own cubby houses. A recent addition includes an all-weather sports arena and games room equipped with basketball, soccer, table tennis,
foosball and air hockey.

Narnu Farm provides the ideal base to explore the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula with the family, only minutes away from the River Murray, Coorong, Victor Harbour, local beaches and attractions such as the Cockle train and bikes trails.

Narnu Farm is also home to Beyond the Classroom who facilitate their fantastic school camp programs with interactive and educational activities. Multiple camp programs are available for primary school students and up.

Narnu Farm – Kids In Adelaide Review

We recently stayed for two nights at Narnu Farm and it was EXCEPTIONAL! The kids and adults alike had a fantastic time exploring the farm, playing in the many play areas and of course feeding and patting all the animals.

The twice daily animal feeding was the absolute highlight – Farmer Alex had the kids following him around, laughing at his jokes the entire time. It’s not just your average quick feeding either – all three feeding sessions that we went to went for around an hour while the kids got to feed, pat and cuddle chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, deer, the emu, guinea pigs and freshly hatched chicks. Alex has a wonderful way of keeping the kids under control, teaching them some cool facts and actually getting the feeding done! If there are eggs to be found he makes sure that every child gets a chance to find one- awww. He also lets them help out with special jobs like getting the emu back in the enclosure, shutting the gates and making sure the calves get their hay. During guinea pig cuddle time, make sure you ask to meet Rocky – we won’t give away the fun, but Alex had our kids giggling their heads off!

Throughout the rest of the day, the kids played on the playground areas, in the games room and even had a go at some basketball and tennis – you cannot be bored at Narnu Farm! You won’t be able to resist pats with the resident farm cats, Leo and Snoopy who will follow you around and even come and say hello at your cottage.

Speaking of cottages – we stayed in the Narnu Cottage which sleeps 7 people. It was cosy, clean and comfortable and we loved cooking up a feast on the BBQ before lighting the fireplace inside. Saturday nights is campfire night at Narnu Farm, so take your marshmallows and head over to the campfire area to chat to other families staying.

We do A LOT of travelling and visiting fun places with Kids In Adelaide and have to say that our Narnu Farm stay has rocketed to the top of our ‘must-do’ list for the families of Adelaide. We think it is perfect for kids aged 2-10 years, however older kids will still be entertained even if they think they are too cool for it all! Solid 10/10.

You’ll find Narnu Farm at:
Monument Rd &, Sidney Parade, Hindmarsh Island SA
Visit their website at www.narnufarm.com.au
Or on Facebook at /narnu.farm

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