Starting from 11.30am until 6pm on Sunday 29th Oct

As part of Wildfest™ Southern Highlands we are hosting A WILD Day Out at Joadja Old Town & Distillery from 11.30am to 6pm on Sunday 29th October 2017.

Come and connect with nature for a fun day out. Your ticket price includes:

Meeting our some very friendly native animals.  A Koala and a baby Joey will be with our friends at Wildlife Rescue South Coast Inc and Higher Ground Raptors. They will be offering free wildlife chats every hour starting from 12 under the shady Sperry Tent near the Mine Directors house.

Choose between a driving Heritage Tours of the old mining town, A Spirit Guide session with our resident Sharman Anthony Ashworth and connect to self or two beautiful guided bush walks with our friends from Southbound Adventures. Hike to the top of the Escarpment for intermediate bushwalkers or take the beginners trip to the natural springs where the property sources its fresh gravity feed mountain water.

We will also have a blacksmith display, face painting of Australian animals for the kids from 12-3pm or just wander through the Distillery where they make whisky, dry gin, anise and more

There is something for all the family.

Booking your tickets

Tickets must be pre-purchased to assist with on-site parking- $60 for adults and $35 for kids 3 years to 12 years. Kids 0-2 years are free. Family passes are also available for 2 adults and 2 kids at $150.

Lunch is included in the price and is being prepared by our friends at The Loch. Feast on a gourmet burger or locally made sausage in a fresh roll or a handmade pie with a drink and piece of fruit. Other tasty treats will be available for purchase.

We have set up shady areas to eat your lunch and just take in the beauty of this heritage property.

To book tickets please email bookings@wildfest.com.au or call 0418 262 282
Your ticket price includes a heritage tour in seated trailer behind a 4WD vehicle OR Bush walk with our guides on the Joadja Old Town site OR Spirit of the Wild-er-ness walk with Anthony Ashworth at a set time of your choice. Each walk or activity is approx. 90 minutes.

All other activities are part free with your entry ticket – wildlife chats, Joadja Distillery Tour, blacksmith display and more.

$5 from each ticket will be donated to Wildlife Rescue South Coast Inc and Higher Ground Raptors.

Choose from Three Activities

More Information on our Pre Paid Activities

Heritage Tours:
Run by Valero Jimenez this is a 90 minute fully guided tour of the Historic Joadja Town on our purpose built tractor-trollies as well as a tour of the Joadja Distillery where we show you how we make Single Malt Whisky, Rum, Brandy, Gin, Vodka and more! Valero shares with you the history of the old town as you visist different ruins and its Scottish heritage and shale mining past.

Bush Walks:
These are for beginner to intermediate fitness levels and run by our friends at Southbound Adventures. Their qualified guides will be offering two different walks throughout the day to explore this incredible historical property – Escarpment or Natural Springs Walk.

Spirit of the Wild-er-ness walk:
Experience the Wild Spirit of the bush, connect deeply with the soul of the forest, the trees and the landscape, in turn connect more deeply with your own wild spirit & untamed soul. Step into the wild world of the shaman, with Anthony Ashworth, feel your country like never before, with a shamanic spirit walk, deep ecology & nature honouring.