Spurwood Springs Aussie Farm Tours – GROUPS ONLY

Combine with a visit to near by Award Winning to Paronella Park.

Aussie Farm Tours are EDUCATIONAL, INTERESTING, ENTERTAINING, and great for international student groups.

Groups will prepare and cook Aussie damper; enjoy a skillful working dog display; mustering demonstration with Brahman cattle, whipcracking; milk a cow; ride a stock horse, and pat all the farm animals – sheep, cattle, horses, ducks, and the working dogs. Sheep shearing display is available by request.

Morning or afternoon tea provided of Aussie damper, tropical fruit and billy tea. Aussie BBQ lunch can also be provided.


  • Welcome with a whip cracking demonstration, PLUS you can have a go also!
  • Visitors prepare and cook Aussie dampers in camp ovens
  • Feed the calves and hand milk a dairy cow
  • Pat a Brahman Bullock, ducks, geese AND  sheep and lambs
  • View Collie Dogs working sheep
  • Mustering demonstration using Collie Dogs and Brahman Cattle
  • Ride an Australian Stock Horse
  • Skilful working dog display using Collie dogs working to commands putting Indian Running Ducks through an obstacle course
  • Pat the working Collie dogs
  • Enjoy tasty Tropical fruit platter with your billy tea and damper


All this in a genuine farm environment in the picturesque Mena Creek Valley, North Queensland, only a 1½ hour drive from Cairns (five minutes from Paronella Park).
Note! When you visit, please wear covered-in shoes and a hat, and most importantly, don’t forget your camera!

Hosts Tom and Dianne Mauloni look forward to welcoming you.

We guarantee students will enjoy a genuine and memorable Aussie Farm Experience!

Click here to contact us about group bookings

Visitor’s Comments

Dear my host parents, Tom and Dianne
This is Tezukayama High school student, Yuri Kikuchi. I thank you very much for your kindness while I was there. Now school is out for winter vacation. So I am home and relaxing. I am sending you some pictures.
I wish you a very happy new year!

This is Anri Kawaguchi. Do you remember me?
I am a Japanese student who stayed at your house in October. I am sorry to send an e-mail late, for I took a regular exam until yesterday. You gave wonderful memories to my visit to Australia. When I returned home, I tell my parents all my experience in my visit. For example, about my hat that had fallen into the valley! But I am all right because it’s in winter here. I’ll be pleased if you send an answer to me. And I would like to send photos to you, so would you tell me your home address? I am waiting for your answer.
From Anri

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