We are a non-religious spiritual teaching centre. We
encompass teachings from the Zen, Jewish, Gnostic,
Christian, Hindu, Tibetan, Theravadin Buddhist, Taoist and
Is the retreat Buddhist or Hindu? Neither. It is spiritual
and itís for everyone. It encourages the understanding of
those truths that underlie all of the world's religions,
creeds, paths and devotional teachings - both ancient and
This is a venue for those seeking empowerment and great
adventures in life! Here we share happiness, fearlessness,
joy and spiritually based empowerment - the ultimate answer
to sadness, hurt, fears, confusion and that sense of
victim-hood which seems to pervade society today.
We offer serious healing programs for those in suffering Ė
and serious spiritual teachings for those in authentic
search. We also offer gentle, stress-free weekends for those
seeking solace and peace from the hustle and bustle of the
madcap world. And we also offer programs to bring to life
the sculptor and the artist within you so you may express
your Divine Self creatively!
Bookings are essential. Early bookings are
recommended to avoid disappointment.
We also operate a
busy pesticide-free Macadamia Orchard - Why not pick up a
bag of fresh nuts whilst youíre visiting ?
will enjoy a Health Retreat thatís also a Self-Empowerment
Retreat and a Spiritual Healing Retreat.
Youíll benefit from the advantages of three retreats in one!
Itís the Health Retreat with significant added benefits.
Heartland's First Lily
Heartland offers you the chance to 'get-away-from-it-all'
and yet be close to everything! We pick up from Sunshine
Coast airport, bus and rail stations. We're just 2 hours
north of Brisbane.
We offer private air-conditioned single or double accommodation. Each room
has been designed to help you relax and take a pause from
your otherwise busy schedule. Our retreat is designed to
help you to deeply connect with your true self, your inner
voice and heart.
Please Enjoy Our 3 Photo Galleries
by clicking the links below.
Gallery ONE -
Gallery TWO -
The buildings are surrounded by 80 acres of lush rolling
hills on which we have an organic macadamia orchard and also
a donkey sanctuary. Heartland is a registered Wildlife
for "Heartland's Donkey Sanctuary"
Our library is a first class spiritual resource with over
4,000 volumes for you to browse through covering religious
beliefs, spirituality, healing, parenting, diet, psychology
Our Inner Sanctum is a deeply sacred space that offers
absolute respite from the cares of the world.
Creation of Our Joint Mandala
Our Art Space offers opportunities to explore the delights
of watercolour, acrylic and oil painting, claywork,
sculpture, hebel block and various creative crafts.
Our kitchen offers the tastiest of healthy, often
organically based, fresh vegetarian meals. We draw from a
stable of over seventy different salads and fifty different
juice combinations (many of them organic, depending on
season). This emphasis on creativity and freshness makes
Heartland one of Australiaís most creative gourmet fresh
food venues. All meals and morning/afternoon teas are
donate $50 from every 5-day booking DIRECTLY towards the
orphaned children in:
The Joy Home For Children in
The Ebenezer Childcare Trust in Zambia, Africa
The Fred Hollows Foundation for the gift of a professional
eye operation to a blind person.
Together we can help create an amazing and wonderful change
in the lives of those less fortunate!
And when we say that the money goes directly, thatís what we
all of the funds for the Indian and African orphanages are
handed over to the orphanages with NO money going to charity
management salaries, advertising, office costs or the like
(excludes Australian management costs of Fred Hollows
The children benefit as directly and fully as possible.
To read more about these great causes please go to: