five day fully catered immersion
Embody the interconnectedness between personal well-being and healthy ecosystem function with a daily flow of yoga, time in the garden, Zen Thai Shiatsu, and creative expression.
three day fully catered gathering
Share yarns by the fire, take time for self-inquiry, get your hands in the soil, share wholesome meals together as a community, wiggle your body, wobble your voice and come together to celebrate life.
keen to give us a hand?
We couldn't do Zen Festival without a small but important team of volunteers. If you feel the call to be of service we would love to hear from you!
got some magic to offer?
We have a select number of slots in the program to fill for workshops and performances. If you have something to offer - we would love to hear from you.
17-21 SEPTEMBER 2023 (+weekend festival)
Bringing together the worlds of Grounded Permaculture and Zen Thai Shiatsu we are proud to offer our five-day, fully-catered Zen Retreat leading into the weekend festival.
Created as a synchronistic collaboration between all involved, this retreat gives a small group of awakening souls the opportunity to embody the interconnectedness between personal well-being and healthy ecosystem function through daily therapeutic workshops and permaculture action on the land.
22-24 SEPTEMBER 2023
What would happen if you brought together three well established communities to collaborate?
Zen Festival; nurtures the health and wellbeing of the individual, our community and the land we walk upon.
meet the team
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the weekend festival included in the retreat pass price?
Yes! The Retreat Pass price includes all camping and meals for the week of the retreat and weekend of the festival.
Are meals included in the festival pass price?
Yes! Friday dinner, Saturday lunch & dinner, & Sunday lunch are included in the festival price. Evolving from previous years - we won't be catering breakfast. But there will be free fresh fruit available and a few smoothie & snack stalls to purchase breakfast if you wish.
Whats the story with kids?
We love kids and whilst we don't have a program specifically for them - the family friendly vibes ensures they are included. If they are under 16 - then select one of the ticket options that includes the kids. If they are over 16 then they count as an adult.
Are there toilets and showers at the site?
Yes! Our site is very well set up to accomodate campers and is well equipped with drinking water, compost toilets and hot showers.
Do I need to bring my own camping gear?
Yes. There are no accomodation options on site so you need to bring your own set up.
Is there are swimming spot?
Yes - but due to liability considerations this is not offered as part of the event.
What's your refund policy?
We can offer full refunds (minus $40 admin fee) up to 7 days before the event start. Less than 7 days before, during or after the event there are no refunds - but we can do a name transfer.
What's your drug and alcohol policy?
This is a drug and alcohol free event.
What's your COVID policy?
Is that even a thing anymore?
Ready to be Zen with us?
your mind, body and soul will thank You