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Maranatha Recreation Camp | Sunshine Coast | Tropical Bushland | Nature Conservation

Venue Hire


Maranatha Recreation Camps offer versatile venue hire options  across both of our centres.  We cater for church & youth groups, corporate retreats, arts & crafts festivals & more.

Download our minimum charges and terms & conditions below.

Are you looking for a unique and affordable venue for your event or group weekend away? The facilities at Garapine are ideal for a wide range of events offering flexibility and functionality in a peaceful rural setting.

“The Lodge” is our large indoor hall, used for meals or transformed how ever you like for your meeting or activity. The Lodge opens up on to an impressive covered outdoor area, allowing you to take in the amazing views of the countryside. The 180 acre property also has various outdoor spaces. “The Lawn” is a flat grassed area, free from trees and with spectacular views. Or get amongst the bush and head off on one of the walking trails down to the Mary River and grassy river plains.            

Being close to Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and just a short drive from Gympie, Garapine is easily accessible. There is plenty of parking for your guests and we are also easily accessible for buses.

Group Accommodation

Garapine has three separate accommodation buildings consisting of open plan group rooms each with their own ensuite. 

Garapine is perfect for:

  • Sporting clubs

  • Community groups

  • Craft weekends

  • Corporate meetings

  • Conferences 

  • Meetings

  • Team building

  • Functions

  • Parties

  • Weddings

  • Camps

Talk to us about your event and see how we can help create an unforgettable event.


Outdoor Education Activities

With over 70 years experience offering Outdoor Education we are extremely proud of programs on offer at Maranatha. We can tailor programs to suit your organisation's specific needs and ensure participants get the most out of every camp.


Our team of staff are fully qualified and we offer a wide range of thrilling and educational activities that integrate our natural surrounds and focus on building social skills, trust, mutual support, motivation, group cohesion and leadership to promote personal and team development.  Some of our activities include:

  • High and medium Treetop adventure courses

  • Jungle ropes course

  • Tower of tremble

  • Leap of Faith

  • Abseiling

  • Archery

  • Group Building Activities

  • Bush craft

  • A range of exciting night program options

Facilities and Accommodation

While located on a smaller plot of land, Maranatha Yandina is the big brother of our two centres, and we mean BIG.  Room to sleep 275 guests, two dining halls, 2 halls and 2 ovals means we can accommodate multiple groups or one huge event!  Add in a 25m swimming pool, a tennis court and many other facilities, it's easy to see why it's such a popular Centre. 

  • Accommodation for 250+

  • Nestled on 5ha, within a state park conservation area

  • 25m Saltwater Pool

  • Dedicated teacher/leader areas (espresso coffee included!)

  • 2 Halls with TV/ Media & speaker systems

  • 2 Dining halls to suit large groups

  • Full-size tennis and basketball courts

  • Cricket pitch

  • Volleyball Court

  • 2 Campfire areas, BYO marshmallows!

  • 2 Large ovals for games and sports of all sorts.

What's nearby?

  • 200 metres from pristine Wappa Falls

  • 25 minutes to patrolled Coolum Beach, one of the Coast's best!

  • 15 minutes from Aussie World theme park

  • 40 minutes from Sealife at Mooloolaba,

  • 40 minutes from Australia Zoo

Maranatha Yandina Gallery 

More info

For more info, please enquire below or download our general info pack here: 


Maranatha Yandina offers fully catered programs, as well as for self-catering for smaller groups. Our fully qualified chefs are highly experienced with catering for allergies and special dietery requirments. For more info please visit our Kitchen page HERE.


 07 5446 7157 



Find Us

275 Wappa Falls Road - Yandina 4561 - QLD


281 Hill Road - Mothar Mountain 4570 - QLD

 07 5446 7157 

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