Hotel of the week: Home Valley Station, East Kimberley Region, Western Australia
Home Valley Station is "the Aussie ­version of a cattle ranch,” where visitors can experience the Australian Outback and participate in a daily boomerang­-throwing contest.
You’ll need to saddle up for a stay in Home Valley Station, said Stephanie Stephens in National Geographic Traveler. “The Aussie version of a cattle ranch,” it lets you experience the Outback in its purest, most natural form. While typical hotel rooms are available at the Homestead, outdoorsy types can stay in one of the grass-castle bungalows on Bindoola Creek or “fall asleep under the Southern Cross stars” in a safari-style eco-tent. Come morning, be ready to muster some cattle and take part in the daily boomerang-throwing contest. Contact: Homevalley.com.au