Farm Life Fairy Tale

As we ambled along dirt roads surrounded by deep green pastures speckled with sheep and not much else, a sense of calm began to sink in. When we laid eyes on the Rosewood Farm stay Luxe tent on the hill, set on a sprawling hillside with unblemished views off into the distant valley we knew the solitude was exactly what we needed.

We strolled the surrounding hillside, breathed in the fresh air filled with birdsong, spotted a few kangaroos and just enjoyed going slow.

The bathtub on the deck at sunset was a real highlight for me, but as the surreal pastels faded to black and then everything turned frosty white, the heaters drew us inside the tent, and once you hit that four-poster, you are done! The bed is like floating inside a warm fluffy cloud.

I could have left most of my things in the car, it honestly felt like rosewood had everything you could imagine! From coffee machines and a NutriBullet to Jenga, yoga mats and a hairdryer not to mention the fresh farm eggs and bath bombs!! I could keep going...

The whole experience felt like we were in a page from an old fairy tale that I could do all over again in a heartbeat
...

Things We Did

  • Sunset
  • Gear
  • Wildlife
  • Walk
  • Sunrise
Bath at Sunset
There is nothing more magical than having the warm sunset hit your face as you take a relaxing bath and take in the surrounding scenery. A rare opportunity and a massive highlight for me....
Lindner Quality Socks
Lindner family sock making heritage began hundreds of years ago. This little sock shop has all the machinery working hard out the back where you can see the whole process. A fascinating process that ends with a beautiful locally made and sourced merino sock and other varieties....
Bird Watching
I am a bird lover, and I get so much joy out of capturing them fly through the sky. There was amazing birdlife on the property, and it was just beautiful to watch....
Kangaroo Spotting
Being from New Zealand, I love looking for Kangaroos, there were so many close to the property...
Exploring the property
The property is huge and there is no limit to where you can go for a big walk and explore...
Shooting Sunrise Landscapes
I loved capturing the sunrise around the property. seeing all the different views and reflections...

Our Adventure Map

Where we stayed
Things we did

We've plotted our adventure on the map below. Select the map icons to discover more details.


Share The Love

Add this story to your bucket list or gift it to someone you think deserves it!

Gift This

Book Our Adventure

Book through this story to receive our itinerary and extra tips to help you live your adventure to the fullest.

What are Riparide Stories?

Riparide Stories are authentic experiences shared by real travellers (who are handy with a camera). It's like reading your best friend's travel journal - packed with photos, honest reviews and visual itineraries.