Bethshan Camp & Conference Centre welcomes you to the beautiful Lake Macquarie district of NSW. For over one hundred years, Bethshan has provided a place of camping and retreat, with many thousands of guests coming through our doors.
You will enjoy comfortable rooms, fresh, tasty meals and friendly service to help you prepare a wonderful retreat. Enjoy the tranquility of the Lake Macquarie region – only 45 minutes north from the start of the M1 in Sydney.
- church camps
- leaders retreats
- youth camps
- school camps
- business retreats
- community interest groups
- craft groups
Bethshan Camp & Conference Centre provides accommodation and meals for many organisations including the following groups:
Statistics show that a healthy church is a ‘camping church’! Enjoy the surroundings and make use of our Conference Room with complimentary use of all audio equipment.
Come away with your craft friends, enjoy a whole weekend of card-making, scrapbooking, or any other hobby. All meals are carefully prepared for you by our chefs. Special dietary requirements are no problem. Get away from it all and enjoy your friends and your craft!
Why not use BCCC as a base for your next school camp? With a choice of either a fully catered, or the very affordable self-catering option, you can enjoy the many places of interest in the area, including:
Active & Outdoors
- Horesriding, Kayaking, quad biking and more at Glenworth Valley
- Tree Top Adventure Park
- The Australian Reptile Park
- Hunter Valley Gardens
- Mt Penang Gardens
- Ken Duncan Gallery and Sanctuary Café
- Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
- Gosford Regional Gallery and Gosford Edogawa Commemorative Garden
- Norah Head Lighthouse
- Pelican Feeding at The Entrance daily
- Breathtaking views from the top of the Terrigal Skillion
- Nobbys Headland – enjoy sweeping views of the city and Pacific Ocean
The centre offers a playground, playing field for ball games, tennis court, volleyball court, basketball ring, games room with table tennis & billard table.
Go swimming, surfing, fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, driving, play golf and go shopping using Bethshan as your central place of accommodation.
Patrolled Beaches: Budgewoi and Soldiers Beach are 15 minutes by car.
Lakes: Lake Macquarie, Lake Munmorah and Tuggerah Lake are a short 10 to 20 minutes by car with many parks, boat ramps and swimming recreation areas.
Watagans Mountain National Park is a short 20 minutes by car accessed through Cooranbong. There are picnic areas with scenic views to the ocean and west to the plains, wild life, home of bell birds, forest walks and motor vehicle tracks.
Munmonrah State Conservation is a short 20 minutes drive by car with pristine coastal beaches and reserves.
Westfield Tuggerah is only 20 minutes by car. It has major retailers, food court and cinema.
It is only 10 minutes to the Morisset Country Golf Club.
Our main Conference Room is an air conditioned modern well lit hall. Seating for 100 people with Piano, O.H.P. & screen, and whiteboard, sound system, VCR and Data Projector available.
This room can be either used as another meeting room or game room. The room seats 30 – 50 people is air-conditioned, contains a piano and screen.
Air Conditioned, freshly renovated meeting area for about 20 – 25 people, TV, VCR, Whiteboard, OHP & Screen and lounges. It can also be used as a place for relaxation.
Bethshan Camp & Conference Centre is part of a 120 acre property and is situated on the Central Coast of New South Wales in a rural bush setting at Wyee on the main Doyalson to Cessnock Road, about 1.7 km from the Wyee Railway Station.
By car, Bethshan is 50min drive north from Hornsby on the M1 motorway and 40min drive south from Newcastle. Turn off the M1 freeway at Wyee exit sign (Sparks Road). From Newcastle take the Morisset exit.
Alternatively, you can travel by train directly to Wyee station. You can be met by our bus at the Wyee station but you will need to give advance notice.
Your group will enjoy the quietness and beauty of the area.