During your stay at Wattle Tree Country Retreat, some of the experiences that take place daily are:

  • Feeding and Petting the Animals
  • Collecting Fresh Eggs
  • Cooking
  • Art and Craft
  • Gold Panning
  • Metal Detecting
  • Woodwork
  • Games / Pool Competitions / Table Tennis / Board Games
  • Bush Walking
  • Explore Bendigo
  • Explore Ballarat
  • Lawn Bowls

We also offer adventure packages that take place throughout the week. 

While we have many activities on offer, your experience is fully customisable to meet your needs.

Gold Rush

  • Gold Panning
  • Metal Detecting
  • Tour of Bendigo / Ballarat Goldfields
  • Sovereign Hill

Bush Tucker

  • Campfire Cooking
  • Learn How to Setup a Camp Site
  • A Night Under the Stars (Tent/Swag)
  • Campfire
  • Bush Walking

Fur and Feathers

  • Bush Walking
  • BBQ Lunch
  • Visit an Attraction (Ballarat Wildlife Park, Ballarat Bird World, Halls Gap Zoo)
  • Campfire Cooking

Hook, Line and Sinker

  • Yabbying
  • BBQ
  • Trout Farm Fishing

Food Lovers

  • Cooking Lesson
  • Free Take-home Cookbook
  • Restaurant Experience

River Cruise

  • Paddle Steamer Cruise
  • Cuppa and Scones
  • Murray River History

Wine and Dine

  • Visit Local Wineries
  • Dine Out at a Local Restaurant

Jeepers Creepers

  • Tour Local Cemeteries
  • Ghost Stories Around the Campfire
  • Visit Local Attractions (JWard, Aridale, Castlemaine Jail)

special events

  • Anzac Day
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Grand Final BBQ
  • Warrnambool Trip
  • Christmas Party