destination NSW

Ferndale Recreation - Lower Portland


Overlooking the beautiful Hawkesbury River, and just 90 minutes pleasant country drive from Sydney, Ferndale is a country retreat with a stunning location and modern conference centre. The perfect choice for a weekend getaway, a small sized conference or any occasion that demands a secluded venue offering amazing views, delicious cuisine, a range of recreational facilities and the option to enjoy exclusive use.

On-site facilities include: all weather tennis court, swimming pool, mountain bikes and games room. There is a PGA rated golf course and several wineries within a short drive as well.

Delicious home cooked meals can be provided served in the charming Colonial dining room - overlooking the pool, with a log fire in the winter. Ferndale caters for all tastes from gourmet meals to barbecues and specialise in catering for all dietary requirements.

For more information:



  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Barbecue
  • Bushwalking


  • Adult Retreat
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Linen
  • Pets not allowed
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tennis Court - Full Size

Room Rates

AUD$75 to AUD$276
Price Range. Rates are inclusive of breakfast and vary depending on weeknight and weekends as well as conference stays. Please contact Ferndale Recreation directly for more details.
All cabins have their own bathrooms, reverse cycle air-conditioning, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. There are six two bedroom cabins and fourteen one bedroom cabins. Breakfast is included in the tariff or you can opt for dinner, bed and breakfast or all meals including lunch.
Facilities: Air Conditioning, En suite, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Telephone.