What's on in the Upper Lachlan | Keep the kids busy these school holidays

The school holidays are upon us, and once again we face that age old question: what are we going to do with the kids?

Well, the Upper Lachlan has you covered.

Alpaca Farm Experience in Crookwell

This is a hands on experience.

The alpacas are friendly and inquisitive and they each have their own personality. 

Watch as they interact with each other, admire the variety of colour, their gentle nature and inquisitive minds.

Hand feed and move freely among the herd.

Ideal for children of all ages. Feeding times are 10am and 2pm; $5 a person or $10 a family. Please contact Susan Reynolds to book your experience on 4832 2907 or 0414 464 206.

FURRY FRIENDS: You can move around freely and hand-feed the friendly, inquisitive alpacas in Crookwell.

FURRY FRIENDS: You can move around freely and hand-feed the friendly, inquisitive alpacas in Crookwell.

Wombeyan Caves in Taralga

Come and explore these spectacular limestone caves featuring vast caverns adorned with striking and delicate formations.

The caves offer guided or self-guided tours. Wombeyan is also home to a variety of wildlife and is a great spot for bird watching.

Follow one of the walking trails that lead to canyons, lookouts and waterfalls. For more information phone 4843 5976 or visit www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au.

FASCINATING: The spectacular limestone formations inside Wombeyan Caves make a great experience for all the family.

FASCINATING: The spectacular limestone formations inside Wombeyan Caves make a great experience for all the family.

Try your luck at fossicking

You could strike it rich!

Sapphires, garnets, zircons and gold can be found in the waters of Grabben Gullen Creek.

The public area is located under the bridge on Sapphire Road.

Tuena Creek is best known for gold finds.

The public area is located adjacent to the Tuena Camp grounds off Bathurst Street on the northern side of the village.

For more information phone 4832 1988 or visit www.visitupperlachlan.com.au.

Reflections Holiday Park

This park in Grabine has plenty of fun recreational facilities and wide open spaces, making this an ideal stop for a family day out or an adventure-filled holiday.

The park is a scenic area offering adventure and the opportunity to reconnect with nature.

NATURE TIME: Walking, fishing and canoeing are among the many fun activities you can enjoy at Riverside Recreation Park in Grabine.

NATURE TIME: Walking, fishing and canoeing are among the many fun activities you can enjoy at Riverside Recreation Park in Grabine.

There are many walking trails with spectacular scenery across the lake and surrounding countryside.

Bring the fishing rods and test your skills, with catches of silver and golden perch, catfish, trout and Murray cod. Grabine has 42 kilometres of waterways to explore.

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