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SCHOOL EXCURSIONS
&
GROUP FARM TOURS 

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Bookings for the 2024 season are open NOW for our school excursions and group farm tours. 

ENQUIRE HERE 

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FARM TOURS 

 

Teachers - Get the kids out of the classroom and onto the farm to learn where their food comes from through experiencing agriculture! We also cater for homeschool groups, aged care and disability groups.

 

 

 

WHAT'S COVERED IN THE TOUR?

 

 We tailor our tours to what you have been teaching, however we usually include

  • entrepreneurship

  • business

  • machinery and how it has evolved over time

  • modernisation of orchard practices 

  • lifecycle of an apple to how it ends up at the supermarket

  • polination

  • tree pruning demonstrations

  • farm machinery demonstrations

  • apple picking

  • water and irrigation management 

  • how we look after our soil

  • bushfire prevention and management on an orchard 

  • the work done on the farm explained in conjunction with the different seasons

  • sustainable practices we’ve embraced on our farm

  • how the trees are grown for commercial production

 

AVAILABILITY & TIMES 

  • Wednesday, Thursdays & Fridays within apple season (late Feb - late May)

  • Tours commence at 10am and finish at 2pm

  • You are more than welcome to stay and use the farms facilities until closing time on the day. 

 

INCLUSIONS

4 hour personalised farm tour

Personalised apple picking bag with name on it.

Approx. 2kg of apples to take home (that you've harvested yourself!).

All you can eat apples

Cup of fresh Apple Juice

Areas for lunch (byo packed lunch)

Use of farm facilities until closing time on the day

*Lunch can be organised for extra* 

 

 

 

PRICING

$17 per head inc GST (anyone attending over the age of 2 years old)

$100 fee incurred if your group has less than 30 people. 

 

WANT TO BOOK?

Send us an email to info@atlenswood.com.au with your preferred date, time slot and how many people overall will be attending. If you would like to confirm your booking we ask for a $100 non-refundable deposit. One week prior to the event we will require confirmation of numbers and final payment. 

 

 

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • As we are both nurses, we have police checks, working with children checks, public liability insurance and mandatory reporting certifications.

  • We can park very large buses in our carpark

  • We have our own toilets, but unfortunately due to council regulations we do not have disabled toilets

  • We have a cafe onsite - perfect for your coffee fix!

  • There are many places and spaces you can enjoy your BYO lunch in the orchard

 

For aged care groups and groups with specific mobility requirements please note the apples that are in season on our 'flattest' terrain are during March and May. 

EMAIL US AT admin@atlenswood.com.au to enquire!

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