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Diggers Rest Station Homestead

Diggers Rest Station Homestead

Diggers Rest Station is an authentic working cattle station, nestled on the banks of the tidal King River in the King River Valley.

The majestic Cockburn Ranges (as featured in Baz Lurhmann’s movie Australia) to the West and the Erskine Ranges to the East provide a stunning backdrop to the station.

The drive is 40 kilometres from the historic town of Wyndham along the picturesque King River Road.

The atmosphere is relaxed and ageless, with the rare opportunity to step back in time and become part of the ancient landscape and traditions.

Horse Mustering At Diggers Rest

Horse Mustering At Diggers Rest

From horse riding, self-guided fishing, bush walking to bird watching, there’s plenty to do – or you can do very little.  You’ll soon feel at home here, whether you’re after an incredible adventure or just wanting to take it all in from the verandah.

Digger’s Rest Station offers a range of comfortable accommodation options from bunk house rooms and unique bush huts to modern camping facilities for visiting guests. All guests are invited to use and enjoy the homestead campers’ kitchen and to gather around the barbecue at the end of the day to share the stories that make unforgettable memories.

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  • Testimonials

    I had an amazing time at Digger's Rest in 2011. I was picked up from the plane, we collected supplies and then drove to the station. Settling in was easy as everyone was so welcoming and relaxed and the food was delicious. The second day I met my horse and had a gentle ride to get used to him. My trip to Australia was for the 14 day trek in the outback. What a trip it was - Beautiful horses, laughter & new friendships, fantastic food, amazing starry skies, crocodiles to watch, the lovely heat on your back and awesome landscapes. Thank you to my horse, to everyone who rode with me and thank you to Alida & Roderick for making my holiday so special. I wish I could come back again some day.
    Emma Peplinski, LIncoln, UK
    From the moment we were collected in Kununurra to the time we left, we were so thoroughly well looked after. The horses are superb, lovely natures and soft mouths, a joy to ride. Alida, an absolute delight, cooked up a storm that was so delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner. Loved sitting round the camp fire every night listening to Roderick's wonderful stories of life in the Kimberleys.....he's a legend!!! There wasn't anything I didn't love about this trip and hopefully will go back before too long!!!
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    Veronica Ogle, Sydney, NSW
    I first rode at Diggers Rest with Roderick and Alida in 2000. I've been back almost every year since then. Always for at least 7 days, but usually a 10 or 14 day ride. I have had great experiences, met superb people and ridden fantastic, capable and willing horses. Diggers Rest is the Australian outback, honest, no frills, superb country and unique in the world. If you enjoy camping, riding and looking out for horses, bush walking and campfire company, this is the holiday you will talk about forever.
    John Brown

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    John Brown, Sydney, NSW
    We had such amazing rides, great horses, fantastic scenery and great hosts! We could not have been better looked after and the food was wonderful, thanks so much to Roderick and Alida.  I would recommend this trip to anyone!! I would certainly go again too.
    Julie Baker, Corrigin, WA