The Sydney Mediumship Retreat

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The Sydney Mediumship Retreat, NSW

5 days in-person mediumship training with Phil and Kerry

Friday 1st March  – Tuesday 5 March 2024

Avoca Beach Hotel, Sydney, NSW, Australia


The Retreat Experience

Join international mediums Phil Dykes and Kerry McLeod on their first ever visit to Australia together as tutors, to share their wealth of knowledge and experience.

This retreat is a rare opportunity to spend five days training in person with Phil and Kerry, tucked away in a hillside resort surrounded by native bushland and just minutes away from the beach.

With an extensive variety of experiential classes offered, during these 5 days together we will explore and deepen your personal journey with the spirit world.

This is a retreat where you will share moments with a like-minded community, designed for you to go beyond your self-limiting beliefs, to meet your spiritual potential.

Open to all levels of mediumship, this intensive retreat will offer you the opportunity to experience Phil and Kerry’s unique teaching style, based around a bespoke and individual coaching and mentoring experience, to help you express and progress your authentic natural mediumship.

Be prepared to immerse yourself, gain new insights on your formal training around the Clair’s, harness your soul’s natural expression, and become a clearer voice for the spirit world.

You will of course have plenty of time to practice your mediumship, with Phil and Kerry offering one-on-one feedback, personal guidance, individual tutoring, to assist you unfold your true potential.


Topics we will cover.

  • Understand how you work with the spirit world.
  • Learn to deepen, use, and deliver your evidence to tell the story of life.
  • How to master the private reading
  • Practice your presentation and demonstration skills.
  • Get the best out of your Clairvoyance, Clairaudience and Clairsentience.
  • Understand how your personal journey shapes your mediumship.
  • Understand then work through limiting thoughts and build your confidence.


The Retreat Program:

Thursday 29 February:  Students arrive late afternoon / evening and stay overnight.

Friday 1st March to Tuesday 5 March:   

  • Meditation at 9 am each day
  • Mediumship training from 10 am to 9 pm
  • Evening activities (except for Tuesday), will be various activities to expand your understanding, feed the soul and create memories through joy and spirituality. (Details will be provided on retreat).


The Venue:

Avoca Beach Hotel is set on 15 acres of native landscaped gardens and bushland. Just a 5-minute drive from some of the central coast’s amazing beaches, rockpools and national parks, Avoca Beach Hotel is an ideal place to spend uninterrupted time with mediumship tutors Phil and Kerry, connect with nature and the spirit world.

Classes will take place in a private function room, nestled into the hillside, and fully equipped with a deck, small kitchen, and private bathroom.

There is plenty of space to relax before and after class, including in the two swimming pools, the Saltwater Bar and Bistro, as well as the Treetops café with views over the bushland.

Course fee

£645 GBP, Approx $1,225 AUD ,  Approx $800 USD. (May alter, due to exchange rates)   

Includes refreshments and lunch,   Does not include Breakfast or Evening Meal


How to Book:  Choose to either pay Deposit or Full amount, next steps is to then book your room:

Deposit is £365 GBP Now, which is non-refundable,  approx $695 AUD, $450 USD,  (amounts may alter slightly due to exchange rates)

Final Balance would be £279 GBP,  Approx $530 AUD,   $343 USD – Payable by 31st January 2024.


Pay Full Total Course Fee Now – £645 GBP, Approx $1,225 AUD ,  Approx $800 USD.  (May alter, due to exchange rates, the deposit will be non refundable).

Last Few Places remaining !

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BOOK NOW -Deposit Only Payment $695 AUD (May alter slightly due to exchange rates) 


BOOK NOW – Pay Full Total Course Fee $1225.00 AUD (May alter slightly due to exchange rates) 


Now To Reserve Your Room:

To book your room, call Avoca Beach Hotel on +61 2 4382 2322 or send an email to [email protected].

Tell the hotel your room choice, quote the booking code of ‘RETREAT’.

Do not use any other booking site or you will lose our discounted group rate.

Balcony Room – The refurbished Balcony Rooms are perfect for one or two people. One queen bed with bathroom and outdoor balcony.  Single $855.60 AUD per person (5 nights Thurs to Mon night)

Garden Room – Our Garden rooms are perfect for 2 guests with 1 queen bed, 1 single bed, bathroom and access to the garden area.  Twin share $407.10 AUD per person (5 nights, Thurs to Mon night)

Two-Bedroom Villa Our single level villas have two bedrooms. 1 queen and 2 singles, with full kitchen and bathroom. $611.80 AUD per person (5 nights, Thurs to Mon night)

Meals (Course fee includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea only, it does not include breakfast or evening meal.)


Special Note: Breakfast and Evening Meal will be purchased separately by you at the Treetops Café and Saltwater Bar and Bistro.

Take a sneak peek at the menu here.


Helpful information:

Facebook Group:  ‘The Australia Retreat’: a group to discuss, share and talk about the upcoming retreat and social activities.  You can arrange joint transport journeys, room sharing and all the rest that you like to share here.

Insurance: We urge every participant to have their own travel insurance for peace of mind.

 Weather: Late February and early March is summer in Australia. You can expect average temperatures of 28°C (64.4°F) during the day and 18°C (82.4°F) at night in Avoca Beach. The average sea temperature on the central coast is around 24°C (75.2°F) at this time of year.


Refunds and Cancellations Policy

If you have signed up and wish to cancel, please notify Phil and Kerry at [email protected] 

Please note the following cancellation fees apply:

More than 1 months notice: refund minus the non refundable deposit and administration fees.
Less than 1 months notice : No Refund

Withdraw from a course after the course has started: No Refund

Discretion to these terms lie with the Administrators.


What to bring:

  • Mindfulness to relax, learn and have fun.
  • Intention to spend time with likeminded people and spirit.
  • Compassion and understanding. Each one of us has a world happening out there and that doesn’t disappear when we arrive. Compassion and understanding will always go a long way.
  • Respect and integrity. We are visitors to this beautiful space, lets allow the space to be just what everyone needs, including participants, staff. tutors and anyone else that we meet.



Should you have any queries, please email us on [email protected]  or private message us, we are happy to help you.

Get yourself ready for an immersive, 5-day mediumship experience where you will learn, laugh and feel inspired.

Meet like-minded souls, make new friends, deepen your bond with the spirit world and enjoy the strong bond of our mediumship community.


Getting there

By car

From Newcastle Airport: 1 hour 30 minutes

From Sydney Airport: 1 hour 30 minutes


By train

Sydney Central to Gosford Station: 1 hour 20 minutes

(The venue has a collective shuttle transfer from Gosford Station to Avoca Beach Hotel.)


Final Payment due by November 31st 2023

£279 GBP,  Approx $530 AUD, Approx $343 USD  Payable by 31st January 2024

Final Payment after Deposit


Other Australian & New Zealand Events Below:


Melbourne: March  7th – 9th  2024

The Melbourne Mediumship Experience

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In the mean time if you would like to reserve your place, please email [email protected] 


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The Auckland Mediumship Experience

Intensive Mediumship – Deepening Your Connection

5 days of in-person mediumship training with Phil Dykes and Kerry McLeod

Wed 20th, Thurs  21st, Fri 22nd, Sat 23rd and Sun 24th March 2024

South Auckland Spiritualist Church, 47 East Tamaki Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland  

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01 - 05 Mar 2024


local times apply
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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