"10 out of 10 experience. We loved being together in a fabulous old spacious homestead, enjoying the peace and quiet in the gorgeous countryside."
Catriona Hanna (Langwarrin, Vic), Jan 2016
"Loved being able to sit and relax on the porch. We enjoyed watching the birds, and the sheep coming home."
Ali Morgan (Collingwood, Vic), Dec 2015
"The garden and the games room were excellent. We really loved our stay. The younger kids were well catered for."
Julie McLennan (Hampton, Vic), Nov 2015
"Oh! The serenity of the homestead. The sheep provided entertainment. We enjoyed the beautiful gardens, and the private and relaxed setting."
Lindy Darley (Melton, Vic), Oct 2015
"Everything was great. We loved the games and the family time."
Darryl Williams (Blackmans Bay, Tas), Oct 2015
"It is peaceful and beautiful. I liked how you wake up to the sheep baaing and cows mooing."
Evie Scott (11 years old, Vic), Oct 2015
"Overall, it was a ten out of ten experience. The best part was the amount of space, the activities and the utilities provided. The communication before the trip ever started was very professional and friendly."
Tiani Walters (Boronia, Vic), Sep 2015
"11 out of 10 for the overall experience! We loved the beautiful surrounds, the walks, the peace and quiet. Everything was perfect."
Sarah and Shannon (Flemington, Vic), Sep 2015
"We loved being able to spend the whole day here with plenty for everyone to explore (across kids aged 4 to 8). It had an incredibly-well stocked kitchen with everything we needed on hand to make meals."
Emily Booth (Melbourne, Vic), Aug 2015
"We enjoyed the cosy feeling. Loved the fireplace, plenty of room for the whole family. Heating great. I enjoyed running up to the highway for a nice peaceful jog."
Kristy Bartlett (Beaumaris, Vic), July 2015
"Loved the peace and quiet and great open spaces for the kids."
Elizabeth Knowles (Box Hill, Vic), July 2015
"Glorious weather allowed students to explore outside. The big room was ideal for rehearsals. The beds were warm and comfy."
Gaye Edmonds (Point Cook, Vic), May 2015
"10 out of 10 for everything. We most enjoyed drinking lovely red wine next to the fires - both outside and inside. We wouldn't change a thing"
Woody Marriott (Heathmont Cook, Vic), May 2015
"The peace and quiet and having everything at your fingertips was great. Don't change."
Kim Turner (Geelong, Vic), Apr 2015
"We loved the privacy and lots of room for everyone. Three bathrooms was fantastic for 8 females"
Ann Green (Wonthaggi, Vic), Mar 2015
"Everything is here that we need and plenty of room for all. It's nice and clean and open, and nice and quiet and peaceful"
Tracey Gordon (Minjah, Vic), Mar 2015
"Our stay was like being at home with the bonus of new surroundings. What a wonderful part of the world"
Esther Ingram (Bonang, Vic), Feb 2015
"10 out of 10 for the overall experience. We enjoyed spending time together as a family and having nature walks"
Daniel Bilotto (Seaford, Vic), Jan 2015
"We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and a great fireplace on a cold summer night!"
Sarkunan Subrananiam (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Dec 2014
"Very spacious, great for three families to stay together - facilities were great"
Lauren Clemens (Melbourne, Vic), Oct 2014
"Loved the serenity and peacefulness and the accommodation being family-friendly"
Amanda Stacey (Doreen, Vic), Sep 2014
"Had a great time. Loved the house and the property and the visit to the dairy farm was a great success. We were made to feel most welcome. My Youth Group have asked if we can visit again next year as they loved it so much."
Carolyn Anderson (Sunbury, Vic), Aug 2014
"10 out of 10 for facilities, cleanliness and value for money. We enjoyed the long walks, the nature, and spending time as a family."
Carol Clemence (Florida, USA), Jul 2014
"Loved the large house. So quiet in the bedrooms while people are in the living space. The family which owns Galwiji Homestead are lovely to deal with."
Fern Vuong (Clayton, Vic), June 2014
"An excellent experience overall. We loved the farm itself, exploring the property and seeing the cows."
Emily Hill (Mooroolbark, Vic), May 2014
"I loved the cow milking, open fires, kangaroos, electric blankets, comfy beds and pillows."
Rachel Hailstone (Brighton, Vic), May 2014
"Wonderful scenery, fantastic service. The best part was the homely feel of the homestead."
Luke & Lauren (Wagga, NSW), Apr 2014
"Private and peaceful location, cut off from all the hassle. A fantastic facility. Good for a few families to stay together."
Chalanka Athalage (Officer, Vic), Mar 2014
"Quiet, beautiful views in the evening, comfortable and relaxed, plenty of space to spread out."
Robert Cribb (Macarthur, ACT), Feb 2014
"We enjoyed the space, the sense of history, and the set up. The outdoor fire pit was also great".
Katnee Gunn (North Caufield, Vic), Feb 2014
"Everything about this property and the owners is fantastic! The house was a great set up with everything we needed and more. The kids loved being outside on the play equipment or in the large games room. The beds were really comfortable. We loved the peacefull atmosphere."
Karena Viant (Moana, SA), Dec 2013
"10 out of 10. The best part of our stay was the beauty of the estate and the peaceful environment"
Paromita Chaudhury (Brooklyn Park, SA), Dec 2013
"This is a beautiful country homestead that my friends and I stayed for a long weekend. It had everything we wanted or needed and more. Wonderful walks on the property, a cottage garden to explore and the quiet and peace of rural Victoria. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to anyone."
Apryl Huglin (Greensborough, Vic), Nov 2013
"We had 4 adults and 10 13 year old girls staying in this house. We stayed for a week for a basketball tournament in Ballarat. Fantastic place for a large group."
Joy Hooper (Logan, Qld), Oct 2013
“My family and i stayed here for 5 days and we loved everything about it. we had plenty of room kids could play inside and outside . we will be bring more people with us cause there was that much room 4 a whole other family 2 stay there with us”
Greg Dakin (Broadmeadows, Vic), Sep 2013
“Only good things to say about our stay here. The Pryors’ place is exactly as it’s described – a real farm homestead. Surrounded by nature, the house is also spacious inside, the place can accommodate large families or group”
Cheri Lim (Singapore), Sep 2013
“It was a unique experience from all the urban fast paced lives we have. The games room made us friends become more of a family. Plus it felt free and the smell of air; well lets just say it was more pure than what we are used to.”
Hasitha Das (Doveton, Vic), Aug 2013
“We had a delightful time at Galwiji Homestead. It’s the perfect country getaway for a large family group. Thanks to the property managers for making us so welcome. We’ll be back for sure.”
Silvia Ercole (France), May 2013
"The owners live close by so it was especially thoughtful that they had a fire going for us (it was cold!) and had left lights on (given we arrived in the dark). The number of bedrooms (5) was great. The house was very suitable for a young family overall"
Mike da Gama (Ringwood Nth, Vic), May 2013
"Had a ‘ladies’ long weekend away here. We had the whole house to ourselves with plenty of firewood to keep the fire going. Plenty of space, great for a family reunion as sleeps 12+ all kitted out with lovely & warm, clean, comfy beds. Fully equipped kitchen”
Geraldine Pragnell (Nunawading, Vic), Apr 2013