• Group accommodation at Wangat Lodge, Barrington Tops, Hunter Valley
    Group accommodation at Wangat Lodge
  • Lightfoot school camps, Wangat Lodge, Barrington tops, Hunter Valley
    Lightfoot School Camps, Wangat Lodge, Barrington tops, Hunter Valley
  • Self-contained Cottage at Wangat Lodge, Barrington Tops, Hunter Valley
    Nature's at your doorstep when you stay at Wangat Lodge self-contained Cottages
  • Wedding ceremony in the forest amphitheatre at Wangat Lodge
    Wedding ceremony in the forest amphitheatre at Wangat Lodge
  • Relax by the Chichester River at Wangat Lodge, Barrington Tops, Hunter Valley
    Relax at Bunyip's Bath on Jerusalem Creek
  • A relaxed setting for a meeting, at Wangat Lodge, Barrington Tops, Hunter Valley
    A relaxed setting for a meeting
  • Nature
    Nature's spa bath at Wangat Lodge

Wangat Lodge – group retreat venue, Hunter Valley

This is the place for you and your friends to get away together. With the Chichester River on your doorstep, a main hall with fully equipped kitchen, forest amphitheatre, fire pit/BBQ area and group accommodation for up to 58 people,  Wangat Lodge is perfect for a family celebration, retreat workshop, wedding or social interest group gathering.

For a more private retreat for couples or small groups we have two self-contained Cottages. These are available separately or can be booked with the Lodge group accommodation.

Wangat Lodge is a registered wildlife refuge and also an award winning nature education centre. Our Lightfoot School Camps are a great way for students to experience nature in a social and educational setting.

Located on the Northern edge of the Hunter Valley adjoining the Barrington Tops Gondwana Rainforest World Heritage Area, Wangat Lodge is a convenient hour and a quarter drive from Newcastle or three hours from North Sydney.


Group accommodation

  • Celebrate as a group – up to 58
  • Entertain up to 80 in the Main Hall
  • Cook up a storm or call the caterers
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • forest amphitheatre for a ceremony or sit around the fire pit and BBQ

More about our group accommodation ...


Self-contained cottages

  • Getaway with nature at your doorstep
  • Couples or small groups
  • Sleep-over for local events
  • Relax, go bushwalking or take a swim in the river

More about our self-contained cottages


Lightfoot school camps

  • Award-winning nature education centre
  • Use our program or your own
  • Stay for a day or up to 4 nights
  • Connect with nature
  • Social and educational

More about Lightfoot school camps