We bring together a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs for a transformational retreat at Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. This is an experience that will get into your mind, body and soul.
Regardless of what starts you on your path, Wanderlust is an experience that will leave you different than when you came — with new ideas, new friends, newly-discovered abilities, and greater peace. Find your true north.
Whether you’re an experienced yogi, meditator or are brand new to practice, you can create your ideal day at Wanderlust. There are classes for all levels, from beginner to expert, as well as a wide variety of practice styles and venue types. Mix in meditation or relaxing yin classes with sweaty, uplifting vinyasa, or challenge yourself with something completely new like standup paddleboard yoga or aerial yoga. Feel the energy of hundreds of yogis moving together in our flagship outdoor venue, or drop into an intimate, indoor class accompanied by a live musician or DJ. Each festival offers a taste of internationally recognized teachers as well as top local instructors.
Music is the beating heart of Wanderlust Festivals. True to our name, our music lineup is just as much about discovery as it is about seeing artists you know and love. Revel in a wide variety of musical performers in myriad settings, from epic main stage performances to intimate acoustic shows to the many performances accompanying our yoga classes. And if you get inspired by the artists on stage, you can try your hand at a few tunes with drumming, guitar, and other music workshops.
Get outdoors and dive deep into the surrounding natural beauty with one of Wanderlust’s many guided adventures. Flow and float on a standup paddleboard, explore the surrounding bays by kayak, test your sea legs on a surfboard, or roam the shore on horseback.
The Speakeasy is Wanderlust Festival’s lecture series on subjects pertaining to the mindful life. With an inspiring lineup including prominent authors, yoga teachers, musicians, health experts, business leaders, and filmmakers, the Speakeasy provides a casual setting for speakers to offer a short lecture and respond to attendees’ questions. It’s a chance to interact with, and learn from, some of the most engaging thinkers at Wanderlust.
Grass-fed, cold-pressed, small-batch, gluten-free … if it’s got a hyphen and is good to eat, it’s likely at Wanderlust. Wanderlust offers healthy fare throughout the festival, whether you’re grabbing a quick bite from the hand-picked vendors in our Food Co-op or sitting down at the Farm to Table Dinner, our mountain top local food experience. For those with a wee bit of thirst, we also offer Wanderlust Uncorked, small gatherings featuring the best craft wine & beer and even better company.
The Beauty of the Sunshine Coast
Join us in the naturally refreshing Sunshine Coast, where you will experience a festival centred around pristine beaches, lagoons, rivers, subtropical forests and warm sunshine.
Our festival takes place at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, a pristine beachfront location amongst 14 hectares of natural bushland and gardens with it’s own private lagoon.
THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS
Have a little downtime? The Uncommons is a place to slackline in the sun, acro-jam all day long, treat yourself to a cat nap, nom in the grass, chill with friends or meet new ones. See you there!
The Mindful Market
Visit this hub for local artisans to share their wares with our community. Soak in an abundance of creative energy and browse a selection of handmade, homespun goods for a shopping experience you can feel good about.
When you find yourself with downtime, head to the Rue Boheme. The outdoor music venue features an all-day lineup, so you can chill out to live tunes, catch an Acro performance, or jump in on an impromptu dance party for some mid-day jam time.
The Food Co-op
Grab a craft kombucha or a fresh superfood smoothie on the go, or make your way from tent to tent for a tasting of the community’s best local vendors. Whether you’re raw vegan or vegetarian, gluten-free or paleo, or simply enjoy good food, stop by for some tasty festival fuel.
The Beauty Bar
Freshen up after class in our spa-like solace, featuring complimentary treatments and the chance to sample a hand-picked collection of our favorite organic and eco-friendly beauty products.
Enjoy a variety of experiences made possible by our partners, from healthy snack tastings and wine and spirit samplings to pool parties and special outdoor expeditions, D.I.Y arts & crafts, pop-up performances and lots more.
The Water’s Edge
Sit back and listen to melodic beats during one of the many pool parties. This is a change to connect with friends old and new, cool down after a morning hike and catch some of the warm sunshine from the Sunshine Coast.
Wanderlust Sunshine Coast
Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Twin Waters (some extra places just above)
15th to the 18th of October 2015
Novotel Twin Waters, Twin Waters
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