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Horseshoe Bend Farm




Horseshoe Bend Farm is currently not open to visitors. Parks Victoria will look for a new operator to run the site.

Update: Oct 2016 - The farm has re-opened. See the article in the links below:

Just 20 minutes from the city is a tranquil slice of rural Australia. Horseshoe Bend Farm is a popular destination for visitors of all ages.

Things to Do
  • See a range of farm animals including pigs, dairy cows, sheep, goats, donkeys, peacocks, ducks and other bird life.
  • Come to the Horseshoe Bend Farm Open Day held on third Sunday of each month. Activities include pony rides and craft stalls.
  • Try the 2 km Wetland Circuit walking track which runs along the edge of the Maribyrnong River.
Facilities
  • The farm features an original weatherboard 1930s cottage complete with cottage gardens and outbuildings.
  • Picnic tables, picnic shelters and toilets are provided.
  • Children's playground is on site.
Horseshoe Bend Farm is accessed via Horseshoe Bend Road, Keilor. To get there turn off Keilor Park Drive into the old Calder Highway then into Bonfield St which provides access to Horseshoe Bend Rd.

Opening Hours:


The farm is open Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Farm Open Days are on the third Sunday of each month.

Cost:


Free

Review:


Yet to be reviewed.


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Address | Contact


113A Horseshoe Bend Road,  Keilor 3036, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: 13 1963
Map: 15 Ref: A9

Web Links


Link Horseshoe Bend Farm



  Reader Feedback  

Colin Kashow      Posted:    10:10 AM November 5, 2016

Got o this link and read about the farm re-opening. http://www.starweekly.com.au/news/keilors-horseshoe-bend-farm-to-reopen-in-october/
Maryanne      Posted:    7:23 PM October 26, 2016

Is the farm now open again? Is it suitable for toddlers? Admin - Unfortunately it is still closed and the prospects of it opening again look pretty bleak.
Leon      Posted:    7:14 AM September 24, 2016

Still closed :(
Vika      Posted:    9:52 AM August 21, 2016

Looks like this closed :( we are locals with 2 young kids and would have been great to have this place re opened!
andrea      Posted:    1:37 PM December 29, 2015

Hello, is there updated information on HB farm being reopened to visitors yet? Admin - no, latest information is that Parks Victoria is still assessing its options for the future management of Horseshoe Bend Farm to ensure that the area can be safely opened to the public.
Sandy      Posted:    5:12 PM January 24, 2015

I took my own children here and now have 6 grandchildren I would love to take there. Visited it but it looked desolate and could only find shut gates. Very disappointed as in our area there is minimal farm activity for chn. I also found the kiosk at Brimbank Park requiring a great deal of improvement. What is happening in Keilor?
katia      Posted:    4:54 PM November 3, 2013

Hi! Is there any person that I can contact to speak to at parks Victoria about Horseshoe Bend farm. I am a local who has a fantastic proposition for the site which would benefit all parties including the local community. Just hoping it is not too late. Admin - Katia, you would need to contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963
nikki      Posted:    8:54 PM August 28, 2013

Hi there; Just wondering if you are or have re opened this park??? Thank you Niki Admin - No, it is still not open.
Brent      Posted:    11:23 PM January 4, 2012

Still closed.
Holger Schnabel      Posted:    8:59 PM July 10, 2011

Park Closed Following a decision by the operator of Horseshoe Bend Farm to close, the farm is unfortunately not open to visitors. Parks Victoria will look for a new operator to run the site. This will be by expressions of interest. Please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 for more details.

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