Notes on making a booking:
- Registrations for upcoming yatras generally open online 3 months prior to the event.
- Join our mailing list to be notified via email when registrations open for an upcoming yatra.
- Please note that we do not reserve any places on yatras without a booking.
- Be aware that some yatras book out very quickly (within hours).
Attention: Due the current COVID-19 pandemic protective safety practices will be in place on all yatras and nature retreats and participants are required to abide to these precautions such as social distancing and hygiene to keep us safe. Events might cancel on short notice in response to changing COVID-19 regulations.
Heartwood Nature Retreat 2022
Mersey Forest, Tasmania
Wednesday 26 – Sunday 30 January
with Ronny Hickel
This new series of shorter retreats have been developed to offer a more accessible yatra experience to a wider range of our community. Heartwood relates to the inner layers of a tree, a cumulative place of strength, natural resistance and innate fragrance.
The Heartwood Nature Retreat is now fully booked. Please fill out the application form (see Info doc) if you’d like to be placed on the waiting list.
Faery/Queer Nature Retreat 2022
Rainforest Meditation Centre, Northern Rivers, NSW
with Ian Teacosy Gray & Darren Dazzler Riggon
Sorry, this retreat had to be postponed due to venue damage. New dates to be announced.
This new nature retreat is designed for our LGBTIQ community and will be based at the Rainforest Meditation Centre at the Channon, near the Nightcap NP.
Far South Coast Yatra 2022
Nadgee Reserve/Ben Boyd National Park, SE-NSW
Friday 25 March – Saturday 2 April
with Ronny Hickel
On this Far South Coast dharma pilgrimage we will return to last years route, starting at the Merrica River in the Nadgee Reserve and joining the Light to Light coastal walk in Ben Boyd National Park.
THE FAR SOUTH COAST YATRA WILL OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS ON JANUARY 14 @ 8am.
MenAware Nature Retreat 2022
Bald Rock National Park, Northern NSW
Wednesday 11 – Sunday 15 May
with Ken Golding & Ronny Hickel
The annual MenAware Nature Retreat will take us to the awesome boulders of Bald Rock National Park. Set in the rugged granite country north of Tenterfield, it exhibits an extraordinary display of wildflowers and birdlife.
THE MENAWARE NATURE RETREAT WILL OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS IN JANUARY 2022
Finke River Yatra 2022
Finke Gorge National Park, Northern Territory
mid July (dates to be announced)
with Jess Huon & Ronny Hickel
We will again walk the incredible route in Finke Gorge National Park, in the heart of Australia. Our route will start at the renowned oasis of ‘Palm Valley’ leading through the Finke River NP to the remote ‘Running Waters’ waterhole following one of the oldest riverbeds in the world – the ‘Finke River’.
THE FINKE RIVER YATRA WILL OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS IN APRIL.