We here at Lara Wetlands are monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 and will adhere to all official directives. We will make an announcement closer to our scheduled opening date on our web page and facebook page as to whether we will open for the season. We thank you for your understanding and co-operation. The Lara Team.
LARA WETLANDS OPENS FOR THE OUTBACK TOURIST SEASON ON GOOD FRIDAY, 1OTH APRIL 2020. SEE YOU THEN!
Lara Wetlands is a land of plenty. Spend some time at one of our tranquil shady camping spots surrounded by Wetlands abundant with birds & wildlife, a photographers joy. Enjoy a campfire and star gazing at night, whilst enjoying the sounds of the nightlife. All size vans, tents, camper trailers and motor homes are welcome.
Lara Wetlands is a 15,000 acre station stay and is 28 kms south of Barcaldine from our highway sign or 78kms north of Blackall from our highway sign. A further 13km from the Landsborough Highway in on our access road brings you to Lara Station.
Sunrise and Sunset’s are just amazing with the reflections over the water. There are unlimited tranquil shady unpowered campsites around the wetlands, that welcomes all van sizes, mobile homes and tents.
The red sandy loam to chocolate soil country is mainly lightly timbered with box, sandalwood and gidyea. There are also areas of semi-open country. Native and buffel grasses are found on the river flats off Alice and Patrick creeks.
Water is supplied throughout the property from the Lara Artesian Bore. There is also a dam and semi-permanent holes in the Patrick and Alice Rivers.
Lara Station offers excellent infrastructure, unlimited water and is strategically located in the heart of the central west.
There is a magnificent semi-renovated, six bedroom homestead built in 1912 with sweeping verandah’s on three sides. The homestead is part of the Lara Wetlands Tourist Enterprise where visitors can enjoy a guided tour and history including a Devonshire tea.
The Homestead Tour of the 1912, six bedroom homestead and Museum is a great insight into the history of this beautiful property. Our camp hosts will welcome you to Lara, and help with any inquiries. The Wetlands bush camp is now in it’s 5th year of welcoming travellers. **Tours have now concluded for the 2019 tourist season. Recommencing tours in 2020***
Lara can run 500 head of Breeders, has undercover cattle yards and is fully fenced.
Other improvements include a machinery shed, workshops and numerous storage sheds; Quality steel cattle yards with under cover crush and branding cradle area compliment the property.
If you are loving the sound of this magnificent and diverse property with it’s profitable tourism business that is the Wetlands, and the added bonus of a cattle property then give Jo a call on 0457 661 243 as this property is FOR SALE.
Our tourist season runs from April until October each year. We are closed through the summer months to camping, however we host larger groups and functions, weddings etc. To arrange please contact Jo on 4651 1619 or 0457 661 243.