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Myella Farmstay YHA
Baralaba Rannes Road
Phone: (+617) 4998 1290
Fax: (+617) 4998 1104
Manager: Lyn Eather
8:30am to 4:30pm
Arrival Time: By 4:30pm if arriving by own transport
2 day/1 night package including return Rockhampton transfers (daily except Friday and Saturday), meals and farm activities - contact hostel for details
Myella Farmstay YHA operates a daily transfer from / to Rockhampton (included in packages or bought seperately). Departs Rockhampton 6.30am Tuesday to Friday. Must be booked in advance.
Backpackers can catch the bus, train or plane to Rockhampton. A bus to Barabala departs daily Tuesday to Friday at 6.30am, picking up from Rockhampton train station, bus depot and Rockhampton YHA daily Tuesday to Friday. Transfers must be booked in advance.
*** Please read Getting There info thoroughly. All transfers from Rockhampton to Myella Farmstay YHA must be booked in advance. Transfers included in packages only, pick up available Tuesday - Friday. ***
I really enjoyed meeting Lyn and her family and hearing all about their history. Peter and Olive have many interesting stories to tell. There is a very personal and relaxed atmosphere on the farm and you are really made to feel at home. We went ou...
Helen B. (October 2014)
One of My favourite hostels so far. Very kindly people who own the place. You don't need to go to zoo to see kangaroo only go to myella. This is what australia is known for.
David L. (October 2013)
At Baralaba, Myella backpackers hostel you can experience the true outback way of life on this genuine cattle farm, just 125kms from Rockhampton. Ride horses and motorbikes to round-up the cattle, milk the cows and feed the hens, gather around the camp fire under the stars all at the one hostel. This friendly, family-run hostel offers all backpackers an experience of a lifetime.
At Myella life is all about the farm.
Standard overnight rates include accommodation only. Transfers, activities and meals can be purchased separately.
A 2 day / 1 night package is available, including return transfers from Rockhampton, meals and farm activities such as horse riding, motorbike riding and lessons, feeding the animals and general tasks that will get you dirty.
Watch out for the annual rodeo and cow-chasing competition in June.
At this backpackers hostel you can listen to the sounds of the outback as you relax and unwind near the campfire in the outdoor dining area and enjoy a great home cooked meal (included in packages or optional extra on standard overnight rates).
16km to nearest food store
Enjoy Olive's cakes, watch the sunset, feed the calfs, collect the eggs, milk a cow, ride a horse and a motorbike, it's all there for you to enjoy...
Experience the real Australian outback lifestyle at Myella Farm Stay YHA in outback Queensland including horse riding, animal feeding, wild kangaroos, campfires and more!
Book a course at BROWNS and YHA members receive 1 free helicopter ride.
Ph: 07 5561 1192
Adults at kids prices
Ph: 07 55925534
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)