Surrounded by lush natural bushland and offering stunning views of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, The Collaroy Centre is a unique facility that caters for School Camps, Church and Group Retreats, Conferences and Team Building Days. For over 15 years The Collaroy Centre has also been involved in the Duke of Edinburgh program, priding itself on running safe and rewarding expeditions.

Conveniently located 30 minutes’ drive from the Sydney CBD and 5 minutes’ walk from Collaroy Beach, the Centre operates all year long providing over 25 high quality outdoor adventure activities, 12 fully equipped venue spaces for hire as well as group catering and high capacity accommodation.

Whether you are looking to run a conference away from the office, or relax, recharge and reconnect with your church, youth or community group, The Collaroy Centre is perfect for groups of all sizes. Choose from a variety of outdoor activities, accommodation styles, conference rooms and a selection of menu options that are freshly prepared by an experienced team of in-house chefs.

Owned by The Salvation Army, our mission is to impact lives by growing and valuing people. As well as hosting school camps, birthday parties, conferences and retreats, we also seek to assist the needy by running and investing in mission programs.

The Collaroy Centre is where relationships grow!


The Collaroy Centre has a range of accommodation styles and configurations that can be booked individually or in combination to cater for up to 440 guests. We offer 5  Cabin blocks and 30 hotel rooms to choose from.

Our Cabins provide a blend of modern facilities with old school charm and accommodate over 380 people. Our Cabin blocks each have 10 rooms with bunk beds, catering for 6 to 8 people per room. Each room is easily accessible, has 2 ensuite bathrooms, and is fully air conditioned.
Each Cabin block also offers teachers comfort and privacy with triple share Deluxe Rooms. The Deluxe Rooms have an ensuite bathroom, include towels and linen, and are in close proximity for student supervision.

Our Hotel accommodation provides spacious rooms with contemporary styling and beautiful ocean or garden view in a lush and peaceful setting. All hotel rooms come with TV, coffee and tea facilities, mini fridge, air conditioning, outdoor balcony and ensuite.

Our catered rate includes breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, lunch, dinner and supper.


Meeting Rooms & Facilities

The Collaroy Centre is a unique venue that can service a variety of conferences, retreats and team building events. With a range of meeting spaces (lecture theatre, auditorium, conference rooms, etc) our venue is perfect for all events large or small.

All meeting spaces can have a variety of setups and can be customised to meet your needs.

Our amazing lawn space with water views ideal for sporting events, family days or outdoor concerts.



  • Chapel with scenic views
  • Bush Chapel
  • Auditorium with stage
  • Various Conference & Seminar Rooms
  • Outdoor Amphitheatre
  • Large oval
  • Free High Speed WiFi (200MB/24 hours)

  • Pianos
  • Cinema*
  • Adventure activities*
  • Challenge & Initiatives courses*
  • Tennis/basketball court
  • DVD/Blu-Ray/CD Players
  • Audio/Video equipment
  • Whiteboards, Lecterns and Flip Charts

*Additional Cost



Onsite activities

  • Abseiling
  • Archery
  • Bubble Soccer
  • Challenge Course
  • Drop Pole
  • Flying Fox (under maintenance)
  • Eco Challenge
  • Fun in the Sun
  • Initiative Course
  • Mobile Initiatives
  • Leadership Initiatives
  • Orienteering
  • Oval Games
  • Puzzles
  • Rock Climbing
  • Slip & Slide
  • Swing By Choice

  • Team Laser Tag
  • Vertical Challenge

Offsite activities

  • Beach Games / Rock Pool
  • Raft Building
  • Rock Platform Studies
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Learn to Surf
  • Sydney Excursion Day
  • Beach tennis (soon)

Night activities

  •  Cinema
  • Night Games
  • Night Hike
  • Interactive Trivia
  • Disco


Standard catering is included in all our accommodation packages. We provide breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, simple and delicious lunch and dinner, suitable for kids and adults. There is also the option of upgrading to our Fine Dining package where we can tailor a menu to suit your special needs at an additional cost.

Do you have a question or enquiry?

Phone (02) 9982 9800 or equire online