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by Lydia C. Lee (subscribe)
Lydia C. Lee is still trying to work out what to do with her one wild and precious life. She currently is a haphazard blogger. Read more at or
Published December 7th 2012
Be Amazed - Get lost in the Countryside
One of my favourite escapes from the city is a day trip up to Yarramalong to the very beautiful farm setting of Amazement. This unique family attraction offers a wide variety of amusements for both young and old.

Obviously, the mazes are the primary attraction - hedge mazes, rope mazes, puzzle mazes and more. A sandstone labyrinth is currently being built and the intriguing Finger Fortune Maze in the Wild Wood will be open for the holidays. A fort will be constructed on the old sunflower maze site for adventure of a different kind.

Set on a picturesque farm setting, there are lovely walks to be had, and you can revel in the country ambiance. It's a great setting for those inner city kids to explore. Of course, it wouldn't be a farm without animals, and you can feed the large kind - goats, alpacas and even a donkey. In Bunny World you can sit and pat the smaller kind - guinea pigs, chicks and as you'd expect, rabbits.

They also offer rides on electronic cars (for a small fee), pedal cars for the super little, sand pit and play house as well as a trampoline and other games, both indoor and outdoor.

Plenty of shady spots for a picnic lunch but there is now a cafe open too, for a more civilized cuppa or cool drink.

There are always new attractions being added, and if you're lucky, like we were once, you may get to see the sheep a return visit is in order if you've not been for awhile.

While it is a very easy day trip, there is now also accommodation available in either the farmhouse (details here) or a fabulous looking tipi for something different (Family of 4, $125 includes park entry & solar showers).

Amazement is currently open weekends and everyday of school holidays from December 26th. You will find this little secret lives up to its name.
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Why? Great day out for the kids, and lovely for the adults too! Country enjoyment close to the city.
When: Weekends, then everyday of school holidays from December 26th
Phone: 02 4353 9900
Where: 170 Yarramalong Road Wyong Creek NSW 2259
Cost: Adult $16, Child $12.50, Family $50
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Just found out they will be donating all profits on Monday 28th to Tassie bush fire relief. You can have fun for a good cause.
by Lydia C. Lee (score: 2|656) 2934 days ago
This place is hilarious, it's soooo home-made- I remember there being chucks that had been sprayed purple and an evil goat in the car park who lassoed up friends of mine!
Expect a citch but very fun day out :-)
by david (score: 0|5) 2960 days ago
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