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Yanco Agricultural Institute offers a unique experience to our guests in a quiet and peaceful retreat surrounded by nature, history and the beauty that is the heart of the Riverina.

Our peaceful retreat is nestled in the tranquil village of Yanco, offering a range of accommodation with beautiful facilities for events, conferences, reunions and retreats. We pride ourselves on accommodation and facilities that are cost-effective and in a comfortable environment that is prepared and sanitised to ensure a safe and relaxing experience.

Yanco campus is steeped in history yet alive with activity supporting a diverse range of agricultural research and education. Our facilities include:

  • Two large conference rooms with equipment and furnishings ideal for groups
  • A commercial-grade kitchen and dining hall for larger functions
  • An Art Deco Feature for your smaller, sophisticated functions
  • Motel accommodation
  • Bunkhouse style accommodation.

For accommodation bookings at our Yanco Campus, contact 02 6951 2611 or email

Amaroo Motel

Each room is furnished with a double and single bed with ensuite and a pre-packaged continental breakfast pack included in the rate. Heating and cooling, television, hairdryer, bar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities with toaster. Our guests also enjoy a sunny courtyard with complementary BBQ, guest laundry with shared microwave. Its simplicity allows for an affordable and relaxing option for singles, families and groups.

Room with two beds


This ideal self-catering option offers fourteen rooms with bunkbeds. Linen and towels are provided. Shared bathroom and laundry facilities, communal lounge room with television are a part of this budget friendly environment. The kitchen is equipped with stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, refrigerator, crockery, cutlery and basic cooking utensils. The wide and airy verandah allows our guests to enjoy eating and relaxing overlooking the lovely grassy courtyard.

Bunk beds in room next to window

Function centres

Recreation Hall

For that unique and sophisticated event, the historic Recreation Hall boasts an Art Deco atmosphere with its rich red curtains on its stage along with comfortable lounges, cocktail tables with chairs and functional kitchenette.

Amaroo Conference Room

A part of the motel complex the Amaroo Conference Room has a spacious kitchenette with refrigerator, crockery and dishwasher. It is an ideal location for smaller conferences, workshops or meetings with its visual board and screens available to meet your needs.

Conference Room One

This room has a beautiful view of the grassy grounds. Conference room one is available for larger conferences and workshops and offers a lovely amenities room with refrigerator, dishwasher and crockery for your attendees. The Conference Room also has a visual board and sound system to enhance your presentations.

Dining Hall

A spacious venue ideal for larger celebrations and offering a large commercial kitchen for caterers to access.  We have a range of crockery and glassware to add to your function requirements. With a wide veranda on entry to the venue overlooking the courtyard gardens and close to the Bunkhouse accommodation, the Dining Hall will add to your special event.