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barranca Botanical Spa Experience

RELAX. RENERGISE. RESTORE. REBALANCE  Your perfect spa experience awaits.  Feel completely relaxed with an aromatic foot bath and the invigorating effects of our botanical scrub to polish and revitalise tired aching legs. Awaken the senses with a massage tailored to your needs, focusing on the back, neck and shoulders using warm organic coconut oil and hot … Continue reading "barranca Botanical Spa Experience"

Farewell Cedars Majestic

20/10/1993 - 16/08/2021 Cedars Majestic passed away peacefully at his home in Kangaroo Valley last week. His paddock companion Black Beauty was standing over him with her head hung down and one hoof occasionally touching his shoulder in what looked like a plea for him to get up. She has shared her life of three … Continue reading "Farewell Cedars Majestic"

The Perfect Fathers Day Gift + Giveaway

What do you give the dad who has everything? The dad who deserves something more than the usual sock and jocks? The dad who loves luxury and loves the great outdoors? We have the perfect gift suggestion and it has extra bucket-list benefits. Give dad the experience he won't forget by buying him a barranca … Continue reading "The Perfect Fathers Day Gift + Giveaway"

Meet Rob and Bede, our Property Managers

When you arrive at barranca and meet our property managers, Bede Hunt and Rob Glenn, it’s like you’re being welcomed by life-long friends. Experienced in managing luxury accommodation, every guest that stays at barranca considers being hosted by Bede and Rob as one of their stay highlights... Originally from the country, Rob and Bede were … Continue reading "Meet Rob and Bede, our Property Managers"

barranca Kangaroo Valley – #1 Hot Place To Stay In NSW

We are so thrilled to be featured as New South Wales’ No. #1 'Hot 50 Places to Stay' in this week's The Weekend Australian Magazine. It's truly humbling and means so much to everyone on the barranca team. If you haven't seen it, here's what revered travel writer Christine Middap wrote about her stay ... "The … Continue reading "barranca Kangaroo Valley – #1 Hot Place To Stay In NSW"

update: Equine at Archies

Designed to accommodate intimate, bespoke and corporate equine experiences, Archies will be the centrepiece of barranca. Named after beloved shire horse, the late, Cedars Archibold, the new equine centre will be a family passion bought to life.  Soon to be complete, we just had to share a sneak peek... Architecturally designed, with views of the sweeping … Continue reading "update: Equine at Archies"

15 Must-Do Autumn Experiences in Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley is one of Australia’s most beautiful valleys with a tranquil river, verdant farms, enchanting wilderness, and a historic village. If you feel the urge to leave your villa, we have a whole range of experiences that everyone will enjoy... 1. GO TRUFFLE HUNTING Meet at a Truffle Farm in Greenwich Park near Marulan … Continue reading "15 Must-Do Autumn Experiences in Kangaroo Valley"

Cheeky Midweek Escape Package

Escape your 'every' day routine and retreat to nature with our midweek getaway.  Eat, drink, relax, sleep, explore, repeat - do as little or as much as you like... Package includes: Accommodation for  2 nights for 2 guests + 60min Couples Massage + Nick Spencer Wines Twin Pack + Gourmet Cheese Hamper + Limited Edition Leif … Continue reading "Cheeky Midweek Escape Package"

Valentine’s Day Giveaway

To share the love this Valentine’s Day we’re offering a luxury two-night getaway for one lucky winner and a guest, plus gifts from Leif Products and Nick Spencer Wines. HOW TO ENTER: ⁣For your chance to win, go to our instagram account @barranca_kv  and tag your chosen guest on our giveaway post. Make sure you’re both following all … Continue reading "Valentine’s Day Giveaway"

barranca wellness: Disconnect & Destress

To help you disconnect and destress, you can book our spa therapists who specialise in massage, facials and beauty treatments for both men and women.

The Today Show visits barranca

The Today Show’s Tim and the weather team visited barranca last week and chatted to Scott Brodie about our barranca Equine Program and Equine Corporate events… {Watch the above footage, after the weather report, to hear Scott share with Tim the benefits of our Equine Program.} As part of The Today Show’s #spendherethisyear #shoplocal and … Continue reading “The Today Show visits barranca”

The Perfect Present: barranca Gift Certificates now available

Give the gift of an unforgettable experience this Christmas with our barranca Gift Certificates. {Or send this as a hint for yourself!} Starting at $50 to whatever, you can give the gift of an entire stay at barranca, or contribute to a loved one’s stay. Either way, our certificates make the perfect gift for the person … Continue reading “The Perfect Present: barranca Gift Certificates now available”

Equine Corporate Events at barranca

The Healing is a documentary about transformation and getting a second chance in life. Shot on location at barranca, it is an emotional journey of recovery that follows a group of traumatised war veterans whose lives are saved by learning to re-train ex-racehorses.

update: Archies Opening in 2022

Exciting news, Archies is progressing very well {as you can see from our video below} and is on track to open in early 2022. Architecturally designed, this venue will be like no other in the area, or in NSW for that matter. It will accommodate everything from corporate functions, equine therapy workshops and weddings. Weddings, … Continue reading “update: Archies Opening in 2022”

mindful travel: Forest Bathing at barranca

Disconnect from your busy life and reconnect with nature when you ‘forest bath’ at barranca. Forest bathing is a form of nature-based therapy that focuses on awakening your senses in the great outdoors. You switch off completely and you become aware of the beauty that surrounds you. The term emerged in Japan in the 1980s … Continue reading “mindful travel: Forest Bathing at barranca”

sneak peek: Archies at barranca

Archies at barranca will be an architecturally designed venue that will accommodate everything from corporate functions, equine therapy workshops and weddings. Named after Archie (Cedars Archibold), who in 1987 was the first purebred Shire to be born in Australia since the early 1900s, Archies will be a venue like no other. For weddings, barranca not only provides … Continue reading “sneak peek: Archies at barranca”

Country Comforts – Breakfast at barranca

It’s all about the little things, the details, your home away from home. When you stay with us we provide everything you need to make a delicious country breakfast in your own time, at your own pace… Create your own breakfast using some of our favourite brands and farm-fresh ingredients, including: * T2 tea – … Continue reading “Country Comforts – Breakfast at barranca”

barranca X T2 collaboration

To make barranca more like your ‘home away from home’ we have collaborated with T2 who now supply four delicious blends to our luxury villas. We feel the alignment is perfect as we share many of the same philosophies and principles, plus we love their tea. T2 is all about reinventing and reimagining the humble … Continue reading “barranca X T2 collaboration”

Our Coronavirus Health & Safety Message

Providing a relaxing, safe and clean environment for our guests is always a top priority – even more so today. We remain committed to upholding the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene and want you to feel at ease when you stay at barranca. We believe in responsible and safe travel while staying vigilant and … Continue reading “Our Coronavirus Health & Safety Message”

Archies at barranca

Archies at barranca (coming soon) will be an architecturally designed venue that will accommodate everything from corporate functions, equine therapy workshops and weddings. Named after Archie (Cedars Archibold), who in 1987 was the first purebred Shire to be born in Australia since the early 1900s.  A media personality from the start – television news heralded his … Continue reading “Archies at barranca”

Weddings at barranca

Located just two and half hours from Sydney, and set deep within one of Australia’s most picturesque valleys with uninterrupted views of beautiful native bushland and sandstone escarpments, barranca offers you a wedding backdrop and venue like no other. The Stables at barranca is an architecturally designed wedding venue for intimate weddings and larger functions. … Continue reading “Weddings at barranca”

We are open. Please come and support our community!

Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by the Australian bushfire crisis which has had a devastating impact on families, livelihoods, communities (including our community) and animals across our country. Here’s how we can all help those affected…

The Healing Documentary

The Healing is a documentary about transformation and getting a second chance in life. Shot on location at barranca, it is an emotional journey of recovery that follows a group of traumatised war veterans whose lives are saved by learning to re-train ex-racehorses.

barranca X LEIF collaboration

We are so proud to be collaborating with Leif products, who are supplying our body cleansers, body lotions and hand washes for all our villas…

We love the Leif philosophy and ethos as it aligns perfectly with our beliefs at barranca.

New Luxury Accommodation

Formerly The Cedars, barranca in Kangaroo Valley is the new exclusive retreat offering architecturally-designed luxury accommodation for the discerning traveller as well as a (soon-to-be) state of the art function space…

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