How to get here …


Car from Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne

Leave the M5/F5 at Exit 88 (Picton / Wollongong exit). Drive towards Wollongong. After 3 km turn left at the Wilton / Almond Street sign, then immediately right at the Appin/ Argyle Street sign. After 3km, turn left into Douglas Park Drive. Follow this for 4km to St. Mary’s Towers front gate on the left.

Car from Wollongong

Leave Wollongong on the Picton Road and continue until you reach Macarthur Drive on the right. Continue on to the ‘T’-junction. Turn right and then immediately left into Douglas Park Drive. Follow this for 4km to St. Mary’s Towers front gate on the left.


By Train

If you are coming from Sydney Central you may need to change trains at Campbelltown for the Southern Highlands Line.

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The Retreat Centre is 4km from Douglas Park Railway Station. As there are no taxis available, we will gladly meet your train.Arrangements can be made for pickups from Sydney Airport or Sydney Central Station if required.


By plane

The most convenient airport access to Douglas Park is Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International and Domestic Terminals at Mascot. Train services run from the underground stations beneath both Terminals.  So, if you are coming from the Domestic or International Stations you will need to head south towards Campbelltown Station where you may need to change trains for the Southern Highlands Line.  When on this Line alight at Douglas Park Station.   Trains may exceed the length of one or more of the platforms at this station. When boarding or alighting at this station, please travel in the rear 2 carriage/s.  Douglas Park is not attended by station staff, if departing from Douglas Park Station you may need to purchase your ticket when you arrive in Campbelltown.  The trip will take you a little over an hour depending on transfer times.