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Candlebark Farm
101 - 130 Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

Candlebark farm is an accredited campsite nestled on 100 acres of the treed foothills overlooking the beautiful Yarra Valley near Healesville. Just 65 km east of Melbourne, it is an easy hours drive from the city's centre. We provide a range of facilities and outdoor experiences which help to develop confidence and a caring, supportive attitude among campers that can contribute to important lifeskills. They also enable campers to see their leaders in a different light which can help to develop and improve relationships.

STOP PRESS: Our 16 ensuite bunkrooms now have air-conditioning, controlled to make your sleep comfortable (not on all the time). Our 30 kWh solar panels help offset our carbon footprint.

Accommodation Details: Ensuites, Heating, Cooling

Catering Details: Both Full and Self Catering Available

Attractions Nearby: Healesville Sanctuary, Coranderrk Aboriginal Cemetery, Badger Weir Park, Hedge End Maze, Maroondah Dam. Yarra Valley Winery Tours, Yarra Valley Tourist Railway, The Big Bouquet. Further afield; Lake Mountain, Marysville, Puffing Billy

Indoor Facilities
  • Dining room
  • Recreation hall
  • Multiple indoor recreation rooms
  • Equipped indoor games room
  • Heating
  • Air?conditioned
  • AV equipment
  • Leader / teacher lounge
  • Other
Other Indoor Facilities: 16 Air-Conditioned ensuite Bunkrooms for 112 in three accommodation blocks, air-conditioned ensuite teacherís lounge, air-conditioned conference hall with surround sound and data projector and whiteboard, games shed with table tennis and rock room, air-conditioned multipurpose room, air-conditioned dining room for 112 with M/F toilets, piano.

Outdoor Facilities:
  • Archery
  • Bouldering wall
  • Campfire
  • Canoeing / kayaking (enclosed dam or lake)
  • Cooking
  • Flying fox
  • Initiative / team building
  • Other
Other Outdoor Facilities: Super swooper (charge), Flying Fox (charge), Canoeing (charge), Archery (charge), Swimming pool(BYO lifeguard or charge), All Aboard, Boundary Walk, BBQ, Camp Fire, Gaga Ball, Golf Frisbee, Low Ropes Course, Night Trail, Orienteering, Outdoor Stage, Photo Find, Ski Race, Treasure Hunt. Indoors: Spider web activity.

Get in touch
Phone: 03 5962 4727
Website: https://www.candlebarkfarm.com.au

Address: 531 Healesville-Koo Wee Rup Road, Healesville, VIC, 3777.

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