The SpaceOur property "Run Me Down Station" has it all, wildlife, views, privacy and on occasion snow, but above all is quiet!
The accommodation can be tailored to suit your needs, our hut "Cassinia" made of local timbers and recycled materials, is simple and "back to nature" but has all the essentials, lighting, insulation, heating, full linen and double bed, single beds.
Outside, there is plenty of space to kick a footy or find a shady spot to read, at night a great campfire to sit around, or if inclement weather, an indoor wood fired stove.
Remote overnight camp sites are begging to be found by GPS guidance (provided by us) self guided or guided hikes of the property are complimentary .
Include in the daily is your camp oven dinner, just let us know what roast you would like for each night and we'll source local, organic or free range produce. If you wish to cook for yourselves, our hut has all the tools for the job!
If you wish to just show up without any camp gear or supplies we can also provide you with options on for all inclusive stays.
The property would ideally suit those seeking bush-walking, hiking, twitching, photography, mountain biking, resting, painting, writing or simple solitude. Guest AccessGuests have access to all cooking utensils, pots pans, crockery, cleaning, dining, bedding, linen items, backpacks, bottled water and miscellaneous snacks are also thrown in! Interaction with GuestsWe can be as interactive as you want, we prefer to spend some time with our guests to give info on local attractions, points of interests and property features.
We strive to live in harmony with nature and be sustainable with natural resources, as such, we rely on tank water and solar power to provide us with our water and energy needs, and love sharing our experience and knowledge to our guests.
We cook for you in the evenings as standard but can also provide for all other cooking, guided hikes and spotlight walks. We also accommodate for walk in and walk out camping. The NeighborhoodWe have no close neighbours, the closest is approx 5 km away. The nearest township is Dargo.
Dargo is a town in Victoria, Australia, located 348 kilometres (216 mi) east of Melbourne, in the Shire of Wellington. At the 2006 census, Dargo and the surrounding area had a population of 144.
The town provided a stopover for Victorian Gold Rush miners on their way to the goldfields of Grant, Talbotville, and Crooked River. The Post Office opened on 18 March 1868. Today the town is a producer of timber, and stockmen reside in the nearby Dargo High Plains. The town is a popular destination for four-wheel drive enthusiasts, bushwalkers, sambar deer hunters as well as trout fisherman.
Many tracks dot the landscape for the more adventurous, and Dargo is a good spring board to set off to some of the best adventure tracks in Australia. Getting AroundGetting around our property is confined to mostly by foot as 4wd access is limited. The general locality offers a range of access options including Motorbike, 4wd, all wheel drive and mountain bike, the choice is yours. Winter access can be limited but generally All Wheel Drive vehicles do the trip easily. Other Things to NoteAccess to the property at times can only be via 4wd. Expect a travel time of 40mins from Dargo.
Children under the age of 2 needn't be counted as guests while booking your reservation.
Weather conditions: Due to personal safety all bookings are subject to suitable weather conditions, and this site has the right to cancel or reschedule bookings due to bad weather such as fire, high winds and heavy rainfall. You will be notified in advance if such conditions occur, and a full booking refund will offered.