1. Workmens Quarters on the foreshore of

Stay Options 

Experience Outback Charm & Style

Lake Paika Station offers unique accommodation on one of the most historic stations in the Balranald district and is 17.25 km north of Balranald on the Ivanhoe Road.  
 
Accommodation in the restored original Workman's Quarters or Duff’s Cottage offers guests a comfortable and simple stay in a standout setting. The Workman's Quarters are situated on a peninsula of the 445 hectare Lake Paika.
Paika also offers caravan & camping sites both powered and un-powered and facilities including a camp kitchen & amenities.
PLEASE NOTE:  As of 1st April 2021 there will be a rate increase.  Please enquire.  Thank you.

Workman's Quarters

Outback comfort on the foreshore of beautiful Lake Paika
Description:  The Workman's Quarters offers a large communal dining and kitchen area, fully self-contained, with two electric stoves, microwave oven and two full size fridges. A large open fire warms the dining and kitchen area, there are also ceiling fans in all rooms (including bedrooms).
 
There are two shared bathrooms, and five bedrooms, accommodating a total of ten people and can be organised to have the options of 4 Twin Share, 1 Double Room or 5 single rooms .  A gas BBQ and Camp oven cooking fireplace are available for guest use. (BYO wood).
Rates:
Single Room (1 person):  $90 per room per night
Double and Twin Share:  $140 per room per night
FEATURES:
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5 rooms 
10 capacity
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 Dining
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Kitchen 
2 Fridges
& Lounge
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2 Ovens
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Microwave
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2 Stoves
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Fireplace
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Fans
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2 bathrooms
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Air con
Linen
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Elec. Blankets
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Gas BBQ
Workman's Quarters
Workman's Quarters

Perfect location
Perfect location

Access to the large firepit
Access to the large firepit

Workman's Quarters
Workman's Quarters

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Duff's Cottage

Outback charm & comfort at its best
Description:  Duff's Cottage is a recently decorated 3 bedroom cottage, located only a few metres from the Workman's Quarters and a few more meters to the Lake.
 
The cottage is fully self contained and perfect for families. Features include polished jarrah floor boards, 3 bedrooms (each bedroom has the option of 1 x king bed or 2 x king size singles). One bathroom, kitchenette with new stove, fridge and microwave oven. Dining/living area complete with wood burning fireplace, television and WiFi. One central A/C unit. All linen supplied. Beautiful entertaining deck facing the lake, back porch with enclosed laundry. Large lawn area, fenced garden. BBQ supplied.  Pet Friendly (conditions apply)
Rates: (Minimum 2 nights stay)
Single Room (1 person): $90 per room per night
Double and Twin Share:  $140 per room per night
Family Rate: 2 Adults:  $140 per room per night + 2 children @ $45 per child under 14yrs
FEATURES:
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3 rooms 
6 capacity
 Dining
Kitchen 
Fridge
& Lounge
Oven
Microwave
Stove
Fireplace
TV
Bathroom
Air con
Linen
WI-FI
Enclosed
BBQ
Laundry
Enjoy the video of Duff's Cottage
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Duff's Cottage Lounge
Duff's Cottage Kitchen
 
 

Caravan & Camping Sites

Perfect place to park and relax on your travels
Description:  Paika Station offers a lawned area with a total of 6 sites available for powered or un-powered use.
 
There is a modern and clean 2-bathroom ablution block, camp kitchen with sink overlooking the Lake, and hot water as well as a BBQ.  Paika also offers a large fire pit (BYO wood) overlooking the Lake, perfect for relaxing with a beer or wine while taking in the gorgeous colours of the sunset over the Lake.
All guests are welcome to visit the Homestead gardens and have access to the Lake and Lake activities.
Rates:
Caravan & Camping Trailers unpowered site: $35 per night
 
Caravan & Camping Trailers powered site: $40 per night
 
Camping site unpowered (Tent): $20 per night
 
Firewood:  BYO
FEATURES:
6 Sites 
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Camping
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Powered &
un-powered
2-Bathroom
ablution block
Hot water
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Fire pit
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Camp Kitchen
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Lake access
Caravan & Camping Area
Caravan & Camping Area

Large Firepit
Large Firepit

Relax & enjoy your stay
Relax & enjoy your stay

Caravan & Camping Area
Caravan & Camping Area

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PLEASE NOTE:  As of 1st April 2021 there will be a rate increase.  Please enquire.  Thank you.
Make a Booking - We will get back to you as soon as possible to confirm your booking.
Workman's Quarters
The Workman's Quarters has 5 Rooms and can be organised so that you have the options of 4 x Twin Share, 1 x Double Room or 5 x Single Rooms
 
Rates:  
Single Room (1 person): $90 per room per night
Double or Twin Share: $140 per room per night
WQ: Select your option/s - Maximum of 5 Rooms

Dining Options, Requests & Queries 

Let us know of any dining options, requests or questions you may have and we will respond as soon as possible.  Thank You.
Duff's Cottage
Duff's Cottage has 3 Bedrooms and each bedroom has the option for 1 x King Size Bed or 2 x King Size Singles
 
Rates: (Minimum 2 nights stay) 
Single Room (1 person):  $90 per room per night
Double/Twin Share: $140 per room per night
Family Rate: 2 Adults - $140 per room per night plus 2 children @ $45 per child under 14 years old.
DC: Select your option/s - Maximum of 3 Rooms
Caravan & Camping Sites
We offer some lawned & powered sites (Maximum 6)
Rates per night:  
Caravan/Camper site unpowered: $35
Caravan/Camper site powered: $40
Camping Site unpowered: $20 
                                           
Select your option & number of sites required 
(Maximum 6 lawned sites available)

Thank you so much for your booking request.  We will contact you very soon to confirm your booking and any requests.  Warm regards, Dianne & Ian