About The Venue ‘Bandusia’
‘Bandusia’ is a luxury country retreat and Permaculture Education Centre nestled in a beautiful valley in the country. At only a 2 hours drive out of Sydney, it is perfect for a day trip or a weekend mini-break. Workshop participants wishing to stay over the weekend will receive special rates that includes breakfast and accommodation.
Bandusia accommodation prices for PSI weekend workshops.
Workshop fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon teas.
A special package rate of 25% discount*
Off- site camping (fully self- catered)
$20 pp per night
The campsite is across the river on the adjoining farm next door, a ten-minute walk away. Includes camping on the farm with compost toilet, fire shower, bbq and cooking facilities (breakfast & dinner self-catered).
On-site camping plus dinner and breakfast
$55 pp per night. Couples add extra $25 (includes use of all Bandusia facilities)
Bandusia’s campsite is next to the swimming pool. Facilities include; outdoor shower; toilets, fridge; bbq and stove, pool, outdoor sitting area. Bring your own tent or ask if you need one to be provided.
Twin share room plus dinner and breakfast
$80 pp per night
Our luxurious twin-share rooms include own bathroom with toilet, shower and spa bath. Each has a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
Private double room plus dinner and breakfast
$160 per room per night. Couples add extra $25
These deluxe double rooms include ensuite and all above facilities.
*Discount only available to PSI course participants.
How to get here…
- ‘Bandusia’ is at 1056 Upper Macdonald Rd, Upper Macdonald, (St Albans) a 90-minute drive from Sydney’s Northern region. Drive to Wiseman’s Ferry along Old Northern Rd.
- Take the Webb’s Creek Car Ferry across Hawkesbury River. Follow signs to St Albans (approx 20 kms).
- Do not cross the bridge at St Albans – instead keep going straight up the Upper Macdonald Road (a dirt road) to ‘Bandusia’, 10.56 kms (about 10 minutes’ drive) from the St Albans bridge.
- Follow signs.
Note: mobile phones do not work in this area. There is a public telephone and convenience store at St Albans.