The Highest town in the Blue Mountains, Oberon is the perfect place to visit for a daytrip, a weekend or longer. We have true high country weather with mild summer days, occasional snow falls in winter and cold frosty nights perfect for a log fire. Ride a horse or a quad bike, enjoy a BBQ or camp oven cook out in our high country hut. Our many friendly farm animals free range over the property (horses, cows, alpacas, pig, goat, sheep, cats & dog). Guests are welcome to go in and interact with them, they all enjoy the attention! The kids will love our new in ground Olympic trampoline, table tennis and air hockey. There are many walking and 4WD trails in our national parks and forests. Jenolan caves is also a great place to visit.
We offer horse riding for adults and children from ½ hour led trail rides for small children to our scenic 2 hour trail rides on happy, healthy well behaved horses .Our saddles, helmets, boots and all riding equipment is in excellent condition and our stable and surroundings clean and tidy. We do not offer unguided free range riding for safety reasons. We have a weight limit of 100kg for riders. All rides are led by experienced adult guides. Beginners are more than welcome as full riding instructions are given before each ride. Prices range from $45 to $80pp.
Our quad bike rides are suitable for adults and children from 6 years of age and up. We have small, medium and large bikes to suit the whole family. We offer 2 rides, our family ride that takes place on easy reasonably flat trails for easy riding and our adult ride, suitable for adults and kids over 12 years of age. This ride explores the whole property with amazing views over the surrounding mountains and farmland from the highest point in the area, this is a more challenging ride. All safety equipment is supplied & full riding instructions are given to each rider. Priced from $40 to $50pp.
These tours are suitable for all ages. After watching the sun go down we venture into the bush to view some of the local wild life at night in our 4WD ranger, this is similar to a safari vehicle so its open air!
SELF CONTAINED COTTAGES (please click photo for packages and more information)
We have two luxury self contained farm cottages. Cottage one has two bedrooms, a queen room and a twin single. Cottage two has three bedrooms, two queen rooms and a twin single room. Both have cooking facilities. The cottages are well insulated and have wood fire heating. The bathrooms contain free standing claw foot baths and shower units. The cottages are surrounded by lawns and garden areas allowing for privacy between them, and both have amazing views over the surrounding hills and farmland. The farm animals are just outside your door!
High Country Trail Rides is located around 12 kms from Oberon, aprox 2.5 hours from Sydney or Canberra and around one hour and 10 mins drive from Katoomba. We do not have regular public transport to Oberon so you will need to travel by car. Oberon has two supermarkets, an RSL club, two hotels and various cafes and shops, swimming pool, tennis courts and a golf course.
413 Sloggetts Road Oberon 2787.
We offer package deals for guests wanting to stay and participate in both activities. Please click cottage photo for details.
Day visitors may like to book a ½ day combo ride that includes both horse and quad bike rides. Prices range from $85 to $120pp.
PLEASE NOTE: Rides will be refunded ONLY if your ride is cancelled by management due to unsuitable weather or other unforseen circumstances. If you do book a ride with us and simply do not show up no refund will be given and you will be charged the full amount of your ride.