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My favourite perspective…

…is from the back of a horse. We live in an extraordinary landscape here at Diggers Rest Station, and my favourite way to take it all in is through my horse’s ears. On our horse riding holidays we have the privilege of sharing this spectacular country with our guests. Here are a few photos from my…

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Travel Insurance for your Kimberley Holiday

We all seem to be adapting to this new world we live in, including travel insurance companies! If you are keen to book a holiday but concerned about unforeseen covid related scenarios, there are now travel insurance policies that may ease your worries. Travel insurance is a requirement for our Station Based Horse Riding Holidays,…

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Refunds in the New World of Covid

We want to reassure everyone considering a holiday at Digger’s Rest Station. If you have to cancel due to covid related  WA government decisions, or federal government decisions, you will receive a full refund on any payments made to us. We hope that this approach to covid related uncertainties relieves any concerns you might have…

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An update on our 2021 Station Based Horse Riding Holidays

We are excited to be offering six week long sessions of our station based horse riding holidays this coming season! You’re in luck because there are still a few spaces available. If you are a rider keen to explore the Kimberley on horseback, we have a saddle waiting for you. For those of you who…

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Words of Wisdom from Wendell Berry

I keep this poem by Wendell Berry on our office wall. When the complexities of our world feel overwhelming, I read this poem, and it reminds me to slow down, appreciate the beautiful place I live in, and the amazing animals I am surrounded by. Perhaps more than ever, I have found myself needing time…

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Our 2021 Horse Riding Holiday Dates

After much ado, we have put together our dates for next season! There’s been much discussion about the here and now, and about the future. The outcome is that we have decided to focus on station based horse riding holidays next season. We live in such an incredible location with varied landscape in all directions.…

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Insurance Crisis for Adventure Tourism Operators

Adventure tourism operators are at a crossroads with the insurance industry, with insurance companies refusing to insure for adventure activities (horse riding included). Many businesses have already been forced to close due to this crisis. We are working on options, and have a definite plan B in place which should still allow us to operate…

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Closed for the 2020 Season

After much deliberation, we have made the decision to remain closed for the rest of the 2020 Season. As much as we would have liked to be able to welcome you out to Digger’s this year, we have run the numbers and have found it simply wouldn’t be financially viable to open over such a…

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Our 2020 Season so far…

It has been an interesting year so far, and it will continue to be so for a while yet! We have been going about our daily lives, working horses, repairing fences, getting ready for our annual cattle muster, all of the usual activities, but with very few people around. It is a strange time indeed!…