FAQs
How do I get to Wilga Station?

Wilga Station is an easy, scenic three hour drive from Sydney or Canberra, with sealed roads every inch of the way.
The roads in the area are sealed, well sign-posted and Wilga Station is located right off the Mid-Western Hwy – super easy to find!
There are also direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Bathurst and Orange.

Where is Wilga Station?

Wilga Station is located at 1611 Mid Western Hwy, Evans Plains, just 12 minutes from the Bathurst CBD and 40 minutes from Orange. It is less than three hour’s drive from Sydney or Canberra.

What time is check-out/ check-in?

For the Farmers Hut, check-in is 2pm and check-out is 10am. For the Shearers Hall, check-in is 3pm and check-out is 11am. We are very happy to accommodate early check-ins and late check-outs (at no extra charge) depending on availability.

Can kids come along?

Children are welcome to stay in The Shearers Hall, but not in The Farmers Hut, where only infants under 2 are allowed. You must provide your own infant bed.
There are open waterways on Wilga Station, with a creek and open dams on the property. There are also outdoor open fire facilities and indoor wood burning fireplaces, so children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Can we bring pets?

As much as we love pets, the answer is sadly, no. Wilga Station is a working sheep farm, with livestock and sheep dogs. It is also abundant with Australian native wildlife. It is not suitable for pets.

What comes with my booking?
The Farmers Hut comes with a complimentary, premium bottle of wine from the region and a breakfast hamper – both of which will be waiting for you upon arrival in the fridge. The breakfast hamper features seasonal ingredients for you to cook up a gourmet hot breakfast on the BBQ, from a mixture of produce grown onsite and from the region. An antipasto platter or dinner hamper is also available to purchase at an extra charge. 
The Shearers Hall comes with a complimentary breakfast hamper that feeds 10 – featuring seasonal ingredients for you to cook up a gourmet hot breakfast on the BBQ or in the fully stocked kitchen, from a mixture of produce grown onsite and from the region. A dinner hamper that feeds either 5 or 10 people is also available to purchase at an extra charge. 
Is breakfast included with my stay?

Yes
When booking the Farmers Hut or Shearers Hall, it includes a breakfast hamper – featuring seasonal ingredients for you to cook up a gourmet hot breakfast on the BBQ, from a mixture of produce grown onsite and from the region …so get ready to put your chef’s hat on!

Is a dinner package available?

Absolutely!

Our Farmers Hut Dinner Package and Shearers Hall Dinner Hamper includes the best of local and Wilga Station produce that will tantalise the tastebuds. Redesigned with each season to make the most of local seasonal produce, they include all the ingredients you need to cook up a storm.  
The 2-course Farmers Hut Dinner Package can be purchased for $125 and feeds two with a main course and dessert. You can purchase this when booking the Farmers Hut. 
A vegetarian option is always available, but please request this at the time of booking, or email info@wilgastation.com.au a minimum of 72 hours prior to your arrival date (otherwise, we cannot guarantee the availability of ingredients).
The 2-course Shearers Hall Dinner Hamper can be purchased in two sizes: to feed 5 people for $220 or to feed 10 people for $380. Both options provide a main course and dessert. Either option can be purchased when booking the Shearers Hall. Unfortunately, as this is a shared communal meal we cannot cater to individual dietary requirements. 
Can we cook our own meals at Wilga Station?

Most definitely!
Our Farmers Hut has its own outdoor sheltered BBQ area and kitchenette with mini fridge.
A dinner hamper for two is also available for purchase, so the best of local and Wilga Station produce is waiting for you upon arrival, ready to cook up a storm!

Our Shearers Hall is built for cooking communal banquets and feasts. It has a fully equipped kitchen with oven, cooktop, microwave and fridge along with a pantry stocked with staples. There is also a large entertaining deck and BBQ outside.

Can I bring a hair dryer or straightener, or my own appliances?

Yes, you can.

We have built our accommodation structures to be eco-friendly, with sustainable building materials and power. The Farmers Hut is 100% off-grid, using rainwater collection and solar power. The Shearers Hall also uses 100% rainwater collection and is powered predominantly by solar energy.
There is ample power to charge phones, laptops, and the appliances provided, and whilst you can bring your own appliances such as hairdryers and straighteners, we do ask that you limit their use.

Can we use the fire pit and BBQ along the creek?

Most definitely!
Wilga Station is surrounded by Australian bushland therefore, outdoor fire-pits cannot be used from December 1st to March 1st (subject to local conditions and fire warnings). They are also not to be used during windy conditions.
Wilga Station is a non-smoking premises, smoking is not permitted inside any of the properties or outside due to the fire danger during summer periods and times of drought.
If you have any questions about this, please get in touch with us.

Can I ride my motorbike on Wilga Station?

We do NOT allow ANY kind of motorsport on the property. This includes, but is not limited to motorbikes, ATVs and dirt bikes. Apart from the noise problems, it is also a decision based on insurance.

Is there parking on site?

Yes, there is ample free parking.

Do you sell gift vouchers?
Yes, please click HERE to purchase a gift voucher.
Do you offer single night stays?

No, we have a two-night minimum stay.

Do you allow camping?

No.

Do you have disabled access to the property?

The Shearers Hall does. It has been designed to support and welcome guests with low or no mobility. Please indicate that you have mobility requirements upon booking.

Do you have clothes washing facilities or clothers dryers?

No.

Do you have air conditioning and heating?

Both the Farmers Hut and Shearers Hall have been designed to ensure they are cool in summer and warm in winter, but there is no air conditioning available.
The Farmers Hut is insulated with its grass roof. It also has a ceiling fan and windows on all sides to allow for air flow. In winter there is a wood fireplace available that keeps the structure warm and snug.
The Shearer’s Hall also has no air conditioning but is raised on stilts allowing for cool air-flow beneath. It is very well insulated and has ceiling fans in every bedroom. In winter there is a large wood burning fireplace which keeps the building warm and comfortable and hot water bottles are provided for all guests.

Do you have a cancellation policy?

We off a full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking, if the check-in date is at least 14 days away.
We do not offer refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of check-in.

How do I get to Wilga Station?

Wilga Station is an easy, scenic three hour drive from Sydney or Canberra, with sealed roads every inch of the way.
The roads in the area are sealed, well sign-posted and Wilga Station is located right off the Mid-Western Hwy – super easy to find!
There are also direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Bathurst and Orange.

Where is Wilga Station?

Wilga Station is located at 1611 Mid Western Hwy, Evans Plains, just 12 minutes from the Bathurst CBD and 40 minutes from Orange. It is less than three hour’s drive from Sydney or Canberra.

Can kids come along?

Children are welcome to stay in The Shearers Hall, but not in The Farmers Hut, where only infants under 2 are allowed. You must provide your own infant bed.
There are open waterways on Wilga Station, with a creek and open dams on the property. There are also outdoor open fire facilities and indoor wood burning fireplaces, so children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

What time is check-out/ check-in?

For the Farmers Hut, check-in is 2pm and check-out is 10am. For the Shearers Hall, check-in is 3pm and check-out is 11am. We are very happy to accommodate early check-ins and late check-outs (at no extra charge) depending on availability.

Can we bring pets?

As much as we love pets, the answer is sadly, no. Wilga Station is a working sheep farm, with livestock and sheep dogs. It is also abundant with Australian native wildlife. It is not suitable for pets.

What comes with my booking?
The Farmers Hut comes with a complimentary, premium bottle of wine from the region and a breakfast hamper – both of which will be waiting for you upon arrival in the fridge. The breakfast hamper features seasonal ingredients for you to cook up a gourmet hot breakfast on the BBQ, from a mixture of produce grown onsite and from the region. An antipasto platter or dinner hamper is also available to purchase at an extra charge. 
The Shearers Hall comes with a complimentary breakfast hamper that feeds 10 – featuring seasonal ingredients for you to cook up a gourmet hot breakfast on the BBQ or in the fully stocked kitchen, from a mixture of produce grown onsite and from the region. A dinner hamper that feeds either 5 or 10 people is also available to purchase at an extra charge. 
Can we cook our own meals at Wilga Station?

Most definitely!
Our Farmers Hut has its own outdoor sheltered BBQ area and kitchenette with mini fridge.
Our Shearers Hall is built for cooking communal banquets and feasts. It has a fully equipped kitchen with oven, cooktop, microwave and fridge along with a pantry stocked with staples. There is also a large entertaining deck and BBQ outside.

Is a dinner package available?

Absolutely!

Our Farmers Hut Dinner Package and Shearers Hall Dinner Hamper includes the best of local and Wilga Station produce that will tantalise the tastebuds. Redesigned with each season to make the most of local seasonal produce, they include all the ingredients you need to cook up a storm.  
The 2-course Farmers Hut Dinner Package can be purchased for $125 and feeds two with a main course and dessert. You can purchase this when booking the Farmers Hut. 
A vegetarian option is always available, but please request this at the time of booking, or email info@wilgastation.com.au a minimum of 72 hours prior to your arrival date (otherwise, we cannot guarantee the availability of ingredients).
The 2-course Shearers Hall Dinner Hamper can be purchased in two sizes: to feed 5 people for $220 or to feed 10 people for $380. Both options provide a main course and dessert. Either option can be purchased when booking the Shearers Hall. Unfortunately, as this is a shared communal meal we cannot cater to individual dietary requirements. 
Is breakfast included in my stay?

Yes
When booking the Farmers Hut or Shearers Hall, it includes a breakfast hamper – featuring seasonal ingredients for you to cook up a gourmet hot breakfast on the BBQ, from a mixture of produce grown onsite and from the region …so get ready to put your chef’s hat on!

Can I use a hair dryer or straightener, or my own appliances?

Yes, you can.

We have built our accommodation structures to be eco-friendly, with sustainable building materials and power. The Farmers Hut is 100% off-grid, using rainwater collection and solar power. The Shearers Hall also uses 100% rainwater collection and is powered predominantly by solar energy.
There is ample power to charge phones, laptops, and the appliances provided, and whilst you can bring your own appliances such as hairdryers and straighteners, we do ask that you limit their use.

Can we use the fire pit and BBQ along the creek?

Most definitely!
However, Wilga Station is surrounded by Australian bushland, therefore outdoor fire-pits cannot be used from December 1st to March 1st (subject to local conditions and fire warnings). They are also not to be used during windy conditions.
Wilga Station is a non-smoking premises, smoking is not permitted inside any of the properties or outside due to the fire danger during summer periods and times of drought. If you have any questions about this, please get in touch with us.

Can I ride my motorbike on Wilga Station?

We do NOT allow ANY kind of motorsport on the property. This includes, but is not limited to motorbikes, ATVs and dirt bikes. Apart from the noise problems, it is also a decision based on insurance.

Is there parking on site?

Yes, there is ample free parking.

Do you sell gift vouchers?

Yes, please click HERE to purchase a gift voucher.

Do you offer single night stays?

No, we have a two-night minimum stay.

Do you allow camping?

No.

Do you have disabled access to the property?

The Shearers Hall does. It has been designed to support and welcome guests with low or no mobility. Please indicate that you have mobility requirements upon booking.

Do you have clothes washing facilities or clothers dryers?

No.

Do you have air conditioning and heating?

Both the Farmers Hut and Shearers Hall have been designed to ensure they are cool in summer and warm in winter, but there is no air conditioning available.
The Farmers Hut is insulated with its grass roof. It also has a ceiling fan and windows on all sides to allow for air flow. In winter there is a wood fireplace available that keeps the structure warm and snug.
The Shearers Hall also has no air conditioning but is raised on stilts allowing for cool air-flow beneath. It is very well insulated and has ceiling fans in every bedroom. In winter there is a large wood burning fireplace which keeps the building warm and comfortable and hot water bottles are provided for all guests.

Do you have a cancellation policy?

We offer a full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking, if the check-in date is at least 7 days away.
We do not offer refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of check-in.

 info@wilgastation.com.au

1611 Mid Western Highway, Evans Plains 2795

 +61 427 688 542

 info@wilgastation.com.au

1611 Mid Western Highway, Evans Plains 2795

 +61 427 688 542