Olive Vale is on the Laura River, 200km northwest of Cairns North Queensland and 90km west of Cooktown with mains power and sealed (bitumen) road access to all southern markets and Abattoirs. Olive Vale covers approximately 136,000 hectares .With major improvements to waters and fencing carrying capacity is estimated at 25,000 head with plans to increase to 40,000. Low key tourism (farm stay accommodation, camping) is also available at Fairview and Jackass out station.
There are three properties here.. Fairview is the Main property and this is where I am now working as the Cook. It is a very beautiful property well watered from the Laura River. Fairview is the primary homestead on Olive Vale station located 20km north west of Laura. Incorporating full in house maintenance facilities for a fleet of road trains and earthmoving equipment with an all weather gravel airstrip.