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Minden Retreat is a perfect place to relax. Nestled amongst the gum trees, you can sit back, unwind and let the rest of the world go by.

"Friendly staff, inquisitive wildlife."


Because the Minden Retreat has a wide range of facilities at the one location it is suitable and economic for a large range of functions.

Types of Functions

We have done just about every type of function. Business Conventions, organizations' conferences, music festivals, healing workshops, weddings, family reunions and parties celebrating just about everything or nothing in particular. We've done student retreats, quilt making gatherings, orchestra rehearsal retreats, business seminars and much much more.

Facilities include

  • Huge hall of 300 square meters.
  • Seats 120+ at dinner functions. 200+ at conferences.
  • Room for a dance floor
  • 30 x 1800mm x 760mm tables and 120 function chairs plus others
  • Commercial kitchen complete with ovens, gas burners, deep fryer, dishwasher, huge cold room, deep freezers and spacious pantry.
  • Outdoor entertainment area with barbecue facilities, servery for drinks & "goodies", lawns and a sheltered seating area.
  • Antique reception hall construction featuring hot-riveted trusses.
  • Reception hall overviews our 3 1/2 acre dam and the rolling hills of the Marburg range all in a setting of tall gums.


The fully renovated "Bawden Lodge" has 9 rooms accommodating 44 people with bedding and towels supplied. Yes, they're large rooms.

Also available are 10 additional rooms in two buildings which sleep another 58 people. Guests staying in either of these two buildings have to supply their own linen, sleeping bags, pillows etc.


Our fully renovated 100 year old chapel seats 84 (plus) people.


Our property has plenty of parking. Bitumen roads service all facilities.


Your Photographer will recognise lots of visual opportunities at Minden Retreat. Cliff faces, tall gums, the old wagon, by-the-waterside shots, stone walls and aged farm sheds. All great for group photos at your function too.

Check out our photo gallery by clicking on the "Gallery Icon" on our home page.

Inspections are welcome

Please telephone us (0447 681 196) for an appointment.

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