Team Retreats from Sydney

The Illawarra is a great place for the team to get some time away from the office, to learn and strategise together. Just 90 minutes south of Sydney, and a beautiful drive down through the Royal National Park.

Grand Pacific Drive, Image from Invest Wollongong

There are a range of venues around the Illawarra that offer fantastic views and opportunity to interact with nature:

The Sebel Harbourside Kiama - Overlooking the beautiful Kiama Harbour and Pacific Ocean, within walking distance is the famous Kiama Blowhole and historic Terrace shops. Offers various modern conference rooms, 4-star accommodation, and on-site cafe, restaurant and bar.

Sage Hotel Wollongong - Overlooking the Blue Mile, and walking distance to Wollongong Lighthouse and Harbour. Offers meeting and conference facilities, with an on-site cafe and 4-star accommodation.

Mt Keira Scout Camp - A rustic escape into nature, with various break-out spaces across a hilled forested area. The Lodge is sits at the centre of the camp, a charming timber and sandstone building. Basic sleeping facilities are on-site, including The Chalet with four rooms that can accomodate up to 40 people.

Rumpus delivers a range of training and creative programs on mental health and psychological safety for teams.

Rumpus are the pioneers of purposeful play experiences, having worked with some of Australia's most innovative companies like Atlassian and IKEA. We work with a diverse range of talented and skilled artists, educators and facilitators who are experts in their industries and passionate about passing on their experience and enthusiasm.  Our tailor made programs provide the perfect experiences for your team.

We offer unique team wellbeing and mental health training experiences.


Hands-on creative workshops that allow participants to explore a new activity, and learn evidence-based tools to manage their mental wellbeing.

Mental Health First Aid

Opportunities for teams to undertake the nationally recognised Mental Health First Aid training program. This can be delivered through a combination of self-paced online learning and a half-day seminar.

Psychological Safety Training

A creative hands-on learning experience for team leaders, providing them with useful strategies they can put it into action straight away.

Wellbeing Training in Inspiring Environments, Image from Jamboree Creative Escape 2019

Our team building workshops can be tailored to something your whole team will enjoy.

Art & Making

Turn-on your right-brain creative muscle with hands-on art and making, opening up space for creative thinking and fun.

Workshop options include: Superhero Comic Drawing, Speed Portraits, and Plein Air Sketching.

Food Glorious Food

Gather your team around the kitchen table to learn new skills, taste novel dishes, and continue the human tradition of "breaking bread".

Workshop options include: Greek Meze, Passata Party and Get Pickled.

Potter Around With Plants

Improve mood, lower stress levels and boost indoor air quality while learning about planting, growing, harvesting and enjoying plants.

Workshop options include: Australian Bush Foods and DIY Pallet Garden.

Music and Movement

Bring the joy of dance, music and singing to the workplace, inviting laughter and boosting feel-good hormones.

Workshop options include: Flash Dance, Tribal Beats and Circus Skills 101.

Need some help choosing a venue, or want to learn more about our programs?

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