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Weekend Meditation Retreats Melbourne Victoria


Discover inner and outer peace on these weekend meditation retreats for beginners run throughout the year (see below for details). Relax and unwind, practice meditation, mindfulness & yoga at beautiful country Victoria locations near Melbourne. Learn and practice valuable meditation skills that will benefit you for a lifetime! All food, accommodation, meditation instructions, kindness and care are included.

Mindfulness & Meditation training
teacher guided & silent sessions

Beautiful country Victoria
locations. No religious content


Private or shared accommodation
available to choose from

Three fantastic vegetarian
meals a day and snacks/tea/coffee


Extra activities like
bush walking or yoga

Time to relax,
enjoy and recharge



Always Meditation retreats
Always Meditation retreats

Retreat Dates:

Friday 04 August - Sunday 06 August 2017 - Casa Pallotti retreat, Warburton.

*Book Now Below*

Friday 13 - Sunday 15 October 2017 - Don Bosco Retreat, Lysterfield.

Friday 9 - Monday 12 March 2018 - Long weekend Retreat - Casa Pallotti retreat, Warburton.
All retreats start at 6 pm on the Friday and finish around 2 pm on the Sunday except the March long weekend retreat which runs for an extra day and finishes on the Monday at 2 pm.
Retreat Venues:
These retreats are held at either the Don Bosco Retreat in Lysterfield (45 mins from Melbourne) or at the Casa Pallotti centre near Warburton. (75 minute from Melbourne).


Maitripa 1
Maitripa 2

What to expect:
A structured daily program which includes guided meditation instruction for beginners as well as periods of silent meditation practice for those more advanced.
Also included are teacher talks, mindful Q&A sessions, as well as group activities like walking meditations, gentle exercise and yoga classes.
There are regular scheduled meal times and plenty of free time to relax, hang out, read or just rest.
Importantly.... nothing is compulsory to attend or do!!
What to bring:
You will need to bring warm clothing, towel & toiletries, sunscreen & hat, insect repellent, torch, walking/running shoes, and a yoga mat or cushion if you want to lie down to meditate.
(chairs are provided).
Accommodation is provided in either a private room (for a single person) or a shared double room (for couples or 2 people) or a dorm-style room (max 4 people per dorm). We offer single rooms for those wanting private accommodation on a first in basis. Dorms are either all male or all female.
There are shared toilet and shower facilities and the venues are smoke and alcohol free.
Camping is possible on the March long weekend retreat only.


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There are three meals provided on the full days and two meals on the half days. All are vegetarian and provided by professional caterers. There are morning and afternoon tea breaks which include teas, coffee and snacks. We try to cater for most special dietary needs.
Facilitated by Always Meditation founding teacher Peter Elliott. These are non religious retreats that are not strictly silent however silent times are scheduled each day and quiet spaces provided for inner reflection and peace. People are encouraged to respect the silence and space around others.


  • Retreat cost


    per person

All GST, meals, accommodation and teacher fees are included in the listed price above. There are no additional teacher payments (dana) or any additional costs.
How to book.
Step 1. Complete and Send the registration form below.
Step 2. Make your deposit payment. A $100 deposit is required upon registration to hold your booking. Full payment is required at least 2 weeks before the retreat commences.

Registration Form
Friday 4th August - Sunday 6th August 2017
Meditation Retreat, Casa Pallotti, Warburton.




Payment Option 1
Direct transfer into the Always Meditation account;
BSB Number: 193 879
Account Number: 486 417 067
Bank of Melbourne


Payment option 2
Pay the $100 deposit or the full amount by Credit card here.
*When filling out the Paymate form continue to enter all details even if an error message pops up. For example an error will be indicated until you have typed in your full email address then a green tick appears.

Pay with Paymate Express

If you have any questions please contact the retreat teacher (Peter) on 0402 580 741 or email