Carinya Station Farm Stay- Lightning Ridge


They are a proud family owned and operated farm offering camping, farm stays and tours. Located just five minutes from Lightning Ridge on Kamilaroi land, they welcome their guests to be involved in daily activities, meet new friends and interact with their animals.

Use your site as home base to travel around the region, or simply kick back, relax and enjoy the ambience."

In line with their eco conscious focus, Carinya welcomes “leave no trace” campers. They have 300 acres dedicated to eco-friendly, off grid campers, suitable to all vehicles and camping set ups. You can choose between a private or social experience. Compostable toilets are scattered throughout the property. They have a limited number of powered sites available.

Their glamping experiences are perfect for visitors who want all the "feels of camping" with a taste of outback rustic luxury. Their Glamping retreats are set up complete with private campfire, so you can sit back, relax, and watch the stars dance across the night sky.

Their tours provide a connection to Carinya Stations history, their local Kamilaroi Aboriginal people, how they incorporate biodiversity into an outback station, and a hands-on experience with their farm animals.

They delight that their visitors can disconnect from their often-busy lives and appreciate what their farm is renowned for.

Private fully catered tours are available.


  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Laundry
  • Open Fireplace
  • Outdoor Furniture


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.