Three luxury architect designed 4 1/2 Star Lodges



A magical place... hugged by bush and wildlife



Exclusive use for our guests



Couples, Families and Large Groups


Banjos Bushland Retreat

Vacy, Hunter Valley NSW

A Magical Hunter Valley getaway… hugged by wilderness and wildlife.
Luxury secluded accommodation

Perfect for couples, families, small and large groups

Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Banjos Bushland Retreat; three architect-designed 4 ½ star Luxury Lodges nestled on 20 acres of secluded, pristine bushland set within a 1,000 acre reserve in the delightful Hunter Valley only 2 hours from Sydney.

Choose from: Swagman’s Rest Lodge – 2 bedrooms; Clancy’s Lodge – 3 bedrooms and Brumby’s Run Lodge – 4 bedrooms, plus exclusive use of recreation facilities for Banjos guests. Book all 3 lodges and have the entire retreat exclusively for your group!

  • 9 bedrooms, all with en-suites, plus exclusive use of recreation facilities for Banjos guests.
  • Luxury 4.5 star accommodation surrounded by beautiful wilderness and native wildlife.
  • Banjos is ideal for couples wanting a romantic escape, families and large groups looking for a relaxing and fun getaway or work group venue.
  • All bedrooms have ensuites, one with bath and one with disabled facilities, king size beds (splits into single beds if required), and reverse cycle air-conditioning.
  • Each Lodge has two additional beds and travel cots that can be easily be accommodated into one bedroom.
  • Every Lodge and all recreational facilities are very child and family– friendly.
  • All Lodges are spacious and light-filled with stunning bushland views from every room.
  • All bedroom and bathroom linen is supplied, including additional towels for the spa and sauna.
  • The fully-equipped gourmet kitchen in every Lodge makes self-catering an easy option.
  • Banjos works particularly well for large groups celebrating ‘milestone’ birthday celebrations.
  • Unwind with pampering treatments in privacy of your lodge (Relaxation & Remedial Massages).
  • Or wind up by making the most of Banjos Bushland Retreat Exclusive Recreation Centre includes: tennis court, mini golf, indoor spa, table tennis, billiards, giant chess set, children’s adventure playground and swings, all available for guest use at no additional cost (excluding sauna which is coin-operated for safety) and…
  • Banjos beautiful natural surroundings with many well-maintained bushland walking trails.
  • The abundance of friendly native wildlife will delight everyone!
  • Easy access to nearby restaurant, salt-water swimming pool and additional bushwalking trails.
  • Catering can be organized for larger groups.
  • All lodges, entertainment and recreational facilities are disabled friendly ensuring everyone has a wonderful stay.
  • Our well-appointed Environmental Centre carries extensive literature relating to the flora and fauna that surrounds Banjos.
  • Close vicinity to Hunter Valley wineries, golf courses, heritage townships, hot air ballooning and so much more.
Banjos Bushland Retreat is 4 ½ Star AAA Tourism rated. A slice of Hunter paradise offering luxury, romance, seclusion and stunning native wildlife – your perfect nature retreat!

Multi Award Winning

Banjos is truly a multi-award winning retreat having now won over 30 awards since we started in 2002!  Most recently we were winners for Environmental Excellence in Business 2016.

In the Sydney Morning Herald Travel Section Banjos receives a rating of 18/20. Download pdf.

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