Location: Halbury (via Balaklava)

Nestled in native scrubland near the Clare Valley, Emmaus is a relaxing, hassle-free facility well-suited for low-cost schools camps and leadership retreats. The camp is available throughout the year from 1 March to 30 November to schools, churches and community groups requiring a convenient and low cost campsite. Emmaus is self catered and local attractions include the Balaklava National Trust Museum, Courthouse Gallery and sporting facilities.

Why not make your next event hassle-free at Emmaus?


Emmaus offers bunk bed style accommodation in two bunkhouses for up to 42 guests. Separate male and female shower blocks are situated to the rear of the main building. A separate leader's cottage accommodates five guests. The total capacity of the site is 47 and guest are expected to provide their own sleeping bag and pillow.

Meeting Areas

Emmaus has three meeting areas available for use. Each meeting room varies in size and layout.

  • Dining / Meeting Room - 80 people
  • Recreation Shed - 60 people
  • Leaders Lounge - 10 people

Equipment available for use includes:

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • BBQ


Emmaus is a self-catering campsite.


Information - Emmaus Booking Form.pdf (43kb PDF)

Policy - Child Protection.pdf (102kb PDF)

Policy - Conditions of Use.pdf (765kb PDF)

Rates - Fees and Charges 2018.pdf (103kb PDF)