The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific owns and operates a network of accommodation facilities, suitable for:

  • Camps
  • Conventions
  • Seminars
  • Holiday retreats

In North NSW, two accommodation sites are available and are open to the public. Each site has a strict policy of no drugs, alcohol or tobacco.

Stuarts Point Convention Centre

The Convention Centre is nestled on the banks of the magnificent Macleay River. It is surrounded by beautiful beaches and bushland that all nature lovers will enjoy. If you like fishing then you have the choice of rock, beach, river and blue-water fishing spots. Water skiing enthusiasts can enjoy the waterway behind the Centre. But if relaxing on the beach is more your thing then the many surrounding beaches will not disappoint you. Overnighters, tourists and groups are all welcome.

The centre is ideal for:

  • Conventions Social functions - reunions, weddings
  • Families - plenty of open space for the kids
  • Caravans
  • Tents
  • Trekkers - 365 acres of native bushland with extensive walking tracks
  • Conventions

Facilities available:

  • 10 self-contained motel units
  • 11 self-contained cabins
  • 2 four-bedroom self-contained homes
  • Dining room with seating for 200 people and a huge, fully equipped kitchen
  • Marquees can be erected by request
  • Three special purpose buildings for extra meeting space
  • Many caravan and tent sites, powered and not powered
  • Seven modern, clean amenities blocks
  • Campers' wash up facilities
  • Barbecues Paved/sealed access ways
  • Vehicles and boat spaces
  • Caravan storage

The Convention Centre is situated only 20 minutes from Macksville, 40 minutes from Kempsey and one hour from Coffs Harbour where you can find large shopping centres and many attractions.

For more information, contact:

Glenn and Karen Houssenloge 
250 Grassy Head Road
Stuarts Point, NSW 2441 Australia

Phone: (02) 6569 0576
Fax: (02) 6569 0461

Yarrahapinni Adventist Youth Centre

Walk out the door and enjoy the sunshine, surf beach and lush rainforest. Hundreds of youth and families have enjoyed the rare treat of exploring the rainforest trails and our unique Nature Discovery Centre situated on 30 hectares of beautiful forest land. Only a short walk to the wide surf beach which is great for sunbaking, surfing and swimming.

Yarrahapinni is ideal for:

  • School or youth group camps
  • Conventions
  • Seminars
  • Environmental studies
  • Photography
  • Recreation
  • Family retreats

Facilities available:

  • Self-contained cabins for 80 people
  • Dormitory accommodation for 100 people
  • Laundry with dryers
  • Chapel and hall seating for 120
  • Fully catered cafeteria style dining for 170 people
  • Dining hall seating for 180
  • BBQ area
  • Nature study centre
  • Games room, volleyball, waterslide
  • Activities onsite:
  • Challenge courses
  • Waterslide
  • Flying fox
  • Boardwalk
  • UnNatural Trail
  • Beach activities

A package can be tailored to suit your program. Yarrahapinni is a day trip distance from Dorrigo National Park and it's skywalk to the west. Less than an hour to Trial Bay Gaol or the Akubra hat factory, about 1-and-a-half hours to Timbertown or Billabong Koala Park all to the South. One hour North to the Butterfly House, Pet Porpoise Pool, the Big Banana and other tourist attractions in the Coffs Harbour area.

For more information, contact:

Richard and Debbie Ludlow
366 Grassy Head Road
Stuarts Point, NSW 2441 Australia

Phone: (02) 6569 0730
Fax: (02) 6569 0278