Let’s Go Kids along the Murray Farm Gate Trail
Kids love farms and Sun Country on the Murray region has plenty to visit.Find yourself along the Murray Farm Gate Trail located only 2.5 hours’ drive north of Melbourne.Crunch into some fresh apples straight from the orchard at the Cheeky Grog Co, a working cider brewery with alfresco dining on weekends specialising in wood-fired pizzas.Say cheese! Visit Locheilan Farmhouse Cheese in Wunghnu, show the kids the cheese room.Taste a full range of sought after artisan cheeses.At Cactus Country in Strathmerton, walk the different trails amongst thousands of giant cacti. Enjoy taking photos with colourful sombreros. Try some cactus cake; it’s lovely.At Koonoomoo you will discover a sweet treat at The Big Strawberry.Pack the kids a pair of socks for the indoor play centre and a hat for picking strawberries when in season.
The kids will love running around the homestead garden of Rich Glen Olive Oil. Games to play, farm animals to pet and winning local produce to taste. Allaboard the P.S Cumberoona, a beautifully restored paddle steamer.Cruise through the remnants of the Murray River red gums. Kids can steer the boat and get a Captain’s certificate. You may even see pirates on this tour.Head over the border towards Corowa, where the kids can spend the day making a giant chocolate freckle and learn all about the chocolate making process.For farms and business opening hours please visit www.farmgatetrail.com.au and for more adventures in Sun Country on the Murray region www.suncountryonthemurray.com.au
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