All about our rooms, facilities, the usage of them and any special needs you may have.
The nature of this program is not appropriate for young children, so we recommend that you take this opportunity to get much-needed rest and decide for the care of your children by others while you are here with us.
Of course! We would welcome your spouse/ family. Weekend visits or day visits are best. The best plan is for your spouse/ family to come with you to the entire program, so that, together, you can learn the joy of a healthful lifestyle. We do offer day and overnight packages to give you to taste test of the program and to help your spouse or family member to settle in.
Yes, it is true. We realise that watching TV does not promote health. Rather than watching TV shows, we encourage you to enjoy the beautiful campus and revitalise your health by walking and benefiting from the sunshine. Evening programs provide an opportunity for socialising. We do offer an extensive library with DVDs and books to watch and need at any time.
Yes, all rooms in the main lodge are accessible by wheelchair or walking frame however much of the property outside contains rough traian and will be difficult to get around. Please let us know of any mobility issues when you book so we can cater correctly for your needs.
Yes, there is Mobile 4G internet signal is available but variable for Optus / Telstra and does not always work in the rooms. There is always Optus / Telstra signal in the car park.
Yes, Abide® Wellness Retreat has a private bus that can collect you from either Lilydale train station of Tullamarine Airport. Transport fees can be shared among multiple passengers.
Tullamarine Airport: up to $94 or Lilydale Station: up to $48. From Southern Cross Station, take the train to Lilydale.
The program is informal, including meal times, so dress comfortably so that you can enjoy walking and exercising. For the treatments you will need a dressing gown, slippers, and swimmers for the steam room. You may wish to bring suitable attire for weekend activities. Don’t forget to bring both warm and cool weather clothing, comfortable walking shoes, and possibly gumboots as the walking tracks are damp during wet weather.
Medicare card and, if applicable, pension or health care card may also be required.