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The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia to Soothe the Soul

Balance the mind, body and soul with a relaxing getaway at one of the best yoga retreats in Australia. Simply heaven.

Gaia Retreat & Spa

When life gets ahead of you, there are few things more calming than finding yourself curled in a child’s pose after a deliciously comforting class of yoga.

When it comes to retreats, take that level of calm and multiply it tenfold to imagine just how fabulous you’ll feel at the other end of a yogic retreat filled with meditation classes and yoga sessions. These soothing escapes across Australia range from the basic to the downright lavish, and there is undoubtedly a place for you to find your inner zen amongst our calming compilation of the best yoga retreats in Australia. 

The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia: Victoria

Summer House Retreat

Summer House Retreat

Rest and rejuvenation are the names of the game at Summer House Retreat in picturesque Jan Juc. The setting is a lavish yet tranquil refurbished home, complete with ocean views and just minutes from Bells Beach.

With a range of weekend retreats on offer, there is something to suit everyone from meditation and self-expression to weight loss and yoga. The Summer House calendar is bursting with opportunities for self-care, so now is the chance to set your intentions, hit the reset button and book a blissful retreat.

5 Camrose Court, Jan Juc, Victoria

The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia: Tasmania

Pure Wellness Retreats

Pure Wellness Retreats

Indulge in Tasmania's serene beauty and embark on a journey of self-discovery with Pure Wellness Retreats. Escape daily life and reconnect with your inner self amidst breathtaking landscapes.

At the Bruny Island Retreat, enjoy unparalleled tranquillity at Cloudy Bay for two nights. Renew your spirit through guided yoga, meditation, and empowering discussions. 

Alternatively, rejuvenate at Tasmanian Eaglehawk Neck Retreat for an indulgent weekend getaway where you will leave feeling refreshed, empowered, and ready to embrace your best life.

For a shorter experience, the Self-Care Day Retreat at the picturesque Villa Howden includes a morning of meditation, yoga, and mindfulness, followed by a decadent three-course champagne lunch. 

Various locations in Tasmania

The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia: NSW

Gaia Retreat & Spa

Gaia Retreat & Spa

With surf swells and buzzing nightlife, Byron Bay is a hive of activity. But amid the eateries and swarms of surfers, the breathtaking vistas provide pure tranquillity. With eight thoughtfully crafted packages, Gaia Retreat and Spa provides some of the best yoga retreats in Australia.

Whether you're into a quick zen fix or a deeper soul-searching experience, Gaia's signature stays like Revive, Renew, Refresh, and Restore have you covered. If you're looking to dig deeper, check out their specialty programs. From mother-daughter bonding to timeless beauty and even pregnancy pampering, they've nailed the offerings. 

933 Fernleigh Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales

Happy Buddha Retreats

Happy Buddha Retreats

While it may feel as if it is hundreds of miles away, Happy Buddha Retreats in the Blue Mountains is only 90 minutes from Sydney CBD. With the short-stay retreat nestled in Wentworth Falls, the nearby Blue Mountain National Park is perfect for high or low-intensity hikes while taking in the breathtaking mountain scenery and crisp fresh air.

Choose from a variety of calming two-night retreats that focus on the mind, body, and soul, all including meals, guided meditation sessions and yoga classes.

50 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls, New South Wales

The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia: Queensland

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Hugh Jackman’s personal wellness abode, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat is the epitome of luxury. Now co-owned by Hugh himself, this sumptuous Gold Coast hideaway is tucked away in a valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Surrounded by lush greenery, the surrounding bushland is as tranquil as it is beautiful and provides a gorgeous backdrop for hikes and outdoor yoga. Start your morning practising the ancient art of Qi Gong – a restorative moving meditation – whilst watching the sunrise over the ocean, followed by yin and yang yoga and a refreshing dip in the pool.

There are various wellness packages and durations to choose from which include yoga and meditation, fitness and curated nutrition programs. 

192 Syndicate Rd, Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland

The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia: South Australia

Ayurveda Village

Ayurveda Village 

Looking for zen without the fuss? Ayurveda Village's Rejuvenation and Wellness Retreat in the Adelaide Hills might be the one for you. In this one or three-day yoga retreat, you'll ditch the stereotypes; it is more about finding your balance than striking a complicated pose.

Embracing the slow pace of Hatha yoga and Ayurveda, each day starts and ends with grounding sessions, breathwork (Pranayama), and workshops. Nestled in their twelve-acre Ayurvedic Village, surrounded by lush gardens and serene walking tracks, it's a nature-infused escape. 

33 Sandow Road, Verdun, South Australia

The Best Yoga Retreats in Australia: Western Australia

Kookaburra Yoga

Kookaburra Yoga

If you're looking for one of the best yoga retreats in Western Australia, Kookaburra Yoga's Sound Silence Stillness retreat is the haven you've been yearning for. Nestled in the Perth Hills, these meaningful retreats bring zen to the fore.

Recognising that not everyone can take extended breaks, they have crafted a one-day program that will bring you peace and help revitalise your soul. At the Sound Silence Stillness retreat, you'll enjoy a mix of yoga, meditation, and breathwork to help you find your centre. The day is accompanied by the soothing sounds of sacred mantras and nature's melody. It's the perfect retreat to leave behind the everyday noise and discover a quieter, calmer you.

210 Carradine Road, Bedfordale Western Australia

The best yoga retreats in Australia deliver doses of solitude and relaxation. When you need some more inspo for a relaxing time away, check out our destination guides for all the romantic escapes and spa getaway ideas you'll ever need.

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