Welcome aboard, Wattle Tree Country Retreat

At Wattle Tree Country Retreat, we provide respite with a difference, an alternative style to a traditional respite facility.

We are taking our love of country, nature, people, and adventure and rolling them all into one. While enjoying your respite, you will have a unique experience where you will get a chance to try new things, make friends, develop skills, and have fun.

We offer a fully customised respite experience that aims to provide short-term breaks for people with a disability, mental health issues, or an acquired brain injury.

Wattle Tree Country Retreat sits on 20 acres that is divided into secure paddocks where the animals have plenty of space to roam. The back paddock is dedicated to a fantastic camping site with its own dam and camp kitchen.

The homestead is a modern 4-bedroom home with 3 living areas, 2 bathrooms and a large entertaining area out the back perfect for BBQs and activities.

During your stay at Wattle Tree Country Retreat, some of the experiences that take place daily are:

  • Feeding and Petting the Animals
  • Collecting Fresh Eggs
  • Cooking
  • Art and Craft
  • Gold Panning
  • Metal Detecting
  • Woodwork
  • Games / Pool Competitions / Table Tennis / Board Games
  • Bush Walking
  • Explore Bendigo
  • Explore Ballarat
  • Lawn Bowls

Wattle Tree’s vision is to create an innovative respite experience in an environment where people can enjoy a unique life experience, where they feel welcome, safe and can gain new life skills. Wattle Tree is a respite service full of engagement, participation, action, and adventure.

Wattle Tree Country Retreat is a respite support service that provides short-term respite for people with a disability, mental health issues or an acquired brain injury who are aged between 18 and 65 years of age.

Learn more about the spectacular Wattle Tree Country Retreat at the Melbourne Disability Connection Expo Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd of April 2023, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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