There are so many benefits to unplugging from technology and reconnecting with the things that matter during a digital detox retreat. From video games, to emails, and socials, there's a never-ending onslaught of digital input into our lives that we’ve forgotten to prioritise anything else.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best Australian health retreats to help you start your de-stress journey.
Breathe in and spend the day honing new skills and improving your confidence on and off the trails with this invigorating mountain bike program. De-stress and enjoy the flow of movements that enhance your muscles, at this wellness retreat, or lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy the freshest ingredients. With an amazing 2-day experience, you will achieve all your mountain biking goals by building foundation skills and confidence, and advance in your technical skills.
" With an amazing 2-day experience, you will achieve all your mountain biking goals by building foundation skills and confidence, and advance in your technical skills."
Walk 9km to 12km each day and enjoy an authentic bush experience, share adventures, and get the opportunity to get close to wildlife like red kangaroos, emus, dragons and wedge-tailed eagles. Explore the beautiful sights and sounds of Wilpena Pound, Black Gap, Wilcolo Loop and experience the rustic ambience of the rugged mountains, or spend the afternoon in a helicopter to the top of the Chace Range and watch a beautiful sunset from the villa deck. In the evening, dine at an award-winning Woolshed Restaurant with local culinary experiences.
Roam around and explore the beautiful sights and sounds of the New South Wales’s Southern coast on this 3-day curated trip with Soulful Concepts. Celebrate the tenacity and power of Morton National Park’s most beautiful treks on Yuin Country. Meet respected Elders for a warm welcome, filled with cultural discussions and creative activities. Climb the magnificent Didthul – Pigeon House Mountain, which is surrounded by ancient sandstone formations, heathland, and forests, or catch the sunrise from atop the mountain, and breathe in the stunning views of rugged cliffs and gorges, with the coastline in sight.
Paddle through locally-made kayaks and learn to navigate through ancient waterways with the help of expert guides. Wander around the Everglades and see abundant wildlife like pelicans, sea eagles, kangaroos, echidnas, goannas, kingfishers, and other endemic species. Drift along Lake Cootharaba to Kinba, where you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Great Sandy National Park and the Cooloola Sand Patch. Or, walk through a subtropical rainforest where you can take a dip in the refreshing waters of a therapeutic tea tree infused pool that will surely de-stress and relax your body, mind, and soul.
Why not soak in the communal pool and feel the energy of the magical waters calm you? Enjoy a nice relaxing day in the Talaroo Hot Springs combined with the rich culture and hospitality of the Ewamian people in North Queensland. Experience warm bubbling water as granite rocks are being heated underneath. Or, explore the area with an Ewamian guide who will share geological aspects, history, and significance.
"Wander around the Everglades and see abundant wildlife like pelicans, sea eagles, kangaroos, echidnas, goannas, kingfishers, and other endemic species."
Surrounded by incredible nature, with towering forests and lots of fresh air, this adventure retreat is the perfect place when it comes to wellness and natural experiences. Whether it is mountain bike trails, scenic hiking, or a secluded campsite, you can connect with the country and soak in the cultural wonders in the area. Spend the day with a local elder and learn about fascinating indigenous history including bush medicine, sand mapping, traditional fishing methods, and local artwork, or roam around and discover a plethora of rivers, invigorating swimming holes, and spectacular national parks.