10 Reasons Kids will Love Getting ‘Back to the Bush’

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1. Whip Cracking Fun
Walter Whip and his flames show will delight on Saturday night, plus he will offer free whip cracking workshops for kids all afternoon!  More details

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2. Airshow!
The skies over Miles will be a buzz with vintage aircraft fly-overs Saturday afternoon. Plus Sunday see them up close at the Miles Airport 11am-2pm.  More details

Sheep Shearing

3. Sheep Shearing
It's so fascinating to watch shearers at work and the kids will love watching the sheep shearing happening inside the Main Event on Saturday. More about the Main Event

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4. Animal Encounters
Petting zoo inside Saturday's Main Event, some gorgeous tame cows to pat and Cow Pat Lotto (guess where the poo will land!). Plus find out about Farm Visits -bookings closing!

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5. Fun at the Village
The streets of the Miles Historical Village are always a wonder to explore, but his Saturday it comes alive with vintage style games and entertainment.  More details

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6. Noisy Tractors!
Tractor pulling is the motorsport, revved up action we love in the bush!  It's noisy, the tractors are powerful and kid who plays with toy tractors won't love this?! More details

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7. Street Parade
From 12.30pm on Saturday get street-side in Miles for the fun of the Back to the Bush Street Parade.  Follows from Dawson to McNulty and Brown streets.

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8. Horse & Carriage
Across the 4 days of the festival horse and carriage rides will be available across Miles, to get to festival venues or just for joy rides!  Fee applies

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9. Chainsaw Carving
Matty G. is a genius with a chainsaw and can be seen creating a wood sculpture inside the Main Event on Saturday. It's incredible to watch the same of the animals he creates take form.

Fishing Tour

10. Fishing Tour
You don't need your own tackle or bait, just join this tag along tour, ($20 for your whole family) and follow the guide to a local riverside spot for a Saturday morning fishing! More details

PLUS...  Inside the Main Event Saturday Cameby Coal Dig in sand for the kids!