Four retreat spaces are available for personal retreats and group programs. Spiritual direction is available on request.


  • The Guesthouse - one double bedroom and three single bedrooms, shared toilets & showers, full kitchen

  • The Glasshouse - two single bedrooms, bathroom/toilet, kitchenette

  • Julian, The Hermitage - double bedroom, kitchenette, outside bathroom, composting toilet

  • Merton Cabin - double bedroom, kitchenette, outside bathroom, composting toilet


All accommodation units have cooking facilities and fridges for self catering. Provisions can be bought in nearby Kilcoy or Woodford.

Groups need to organise their own catering. The Potters' House has morning and afternoon tea facilities as well as a barbecue and microwave

The Guesthouse

This is the main building. It contains:

  • Large lounge room

  • Indoor and Outdoor eating areas

  • Full kitchen

  • Deck looking out over the valley

  • One double bedroom with air conditioning

  • Three single bedrooms with air conditioning

  • Two showers and two toilets

The Glasshouse

This is a prefab module attached to the Guesthouse. It contains:

  • Two single bedrooms

  • Bathroom with separate toilet

  • Kitchenette / private lounge

  • Full length verandah with views

Merton Cabin

Merton features a deck with views across the Sanctuary and towards the Glasshouse Mountains


  • Double bed

  • Fully equipped kitchenette with fridge and standard cooking appliances

  • Nature Loo composting toilet

  • Shower

"Julian" Hermitage

Cabin plus outdoor "shed"


  • Solitude

  • Beautiful views across the Stanley Valley from both the hermitage and the "shed"

  • Off-grid solar power. 240 volts suitable only for charging laptops or phones but nothing bigger. Max 600W, which means no electric kettles, toasters, hair dryers, heaters, etc.

  • If you need more creature comforts, try "Merton" or the Guesthouse.

Cabin contains:

  • Queen sized double bed that converts to two single beds

  • kitchenette with 2 burner gas stove and small grill and bar fridge. Simple crockey, cuttlery and cooking utensils.

Outdoor shed contains:

  • Nature Loo composting toilet

  • Rustic shower

  • Outdoor table and chairs

  • Pot-belly stove