Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm & the drunken trout café

52 Shearers Road, Hanging Rock

Nestled in the hills, 20 minutes from Nundle. Take the spectacular drive to this beautiful forest setting.

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Entrance The Drunken Trout Cafe

Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm

& the drunken trout cafe

Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm is nestled in the hills of Hanging Rock, a 20 minute spectacular drive from Nundle. Established in the mid-eighties, the farm now produces about 10% of NSW’s trout.

Utilising additional capacity NUNDLE SMOKEHOUSE was established in 2014 and now produces multi award winning products including beef, poultry, venison.

The Drunken Trout Café was built in 2019 to enhance our tourism experience. – SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.

Opening hours

Mondays to Fridays 10:00am to 2:00pm – except for some holidays

sundays 10:00am to 4:00pm – serving lunches from 12:00 (bookings essential)



Saturdays and some Public Holidays


11:00 am weekdays – bookings only (min 4 people)
Allow 1.5 hours. Tour includes a guided tour of the hatchery and fish culture operations, tea or coffee, behind the scenes video and a tasting plate. ($25pp, children under 12 $10pp)

(Conditions permitting)

How to find us

Where: 52 Shearers Road, Hanging Rock (follow signs from Sheba Dams)
Phone: (02) 6769 3665

Farm tours available weekdays 11am – bookings essential (conditions permitting).

Farmgate sales weekdays 10am to 2pm.

Call ahead if there’s something specific you are wanting to buy.

The Drunken Trout Café 

Tea coffee and cake available weekdays in The Drunken Trout Café.

Lunches Sunday only – booking essential.

Lunch and Tour packages available for Groups of 12 or more.


Trout fishing CLOSED

Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm is the home of NUNDLE SMOKEHOUSE. We have products for sale in our farmgate shop.

More Information Go to web page