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Silent Insight Awareness Meditation (IAM) retreats
Retreat Details and Bookings
Start Time: 3.00 PM
Finish Time: 2.00PM
Location and transport: See below
Accommodation: Generally your accommodation is with 1 other person
Meals: Simple vegetarian meals are all included.
How to Book: Select the button below for the dates you wish to book for.
Questions: Complete the Contact Form here.
Getting There and Transport
The Tushita Hermitage is located at 1334 Oruru Road, Peria Valley in Northland
You can reach the Tushita Hermitage by car.
Please use the following directions rather than GPS or google maps. From state highway 1, take highway 10 towards Kerikeri. Stay on this highway, going through Kaeo, Mangonui, and at Taipa, turn left onto Oruru Road, immediately after crossing the Taipa Bridge. 1334 Oruru Road is on the right hand side, just over a kilometre from the Bush Fairy Dairy).
Off street car-parking is provided.
The nearest airport to Tushita Hermitage is Kerikeri. Air New Zealand provides regular flights to and from Kerikeri via Auckland. Pick up and drop off can be arranged from Kerikeri airport to Tushita Hermitage for $25 per person each way.
If people are arriving on flights within approximately two hours of each other, we will co-ordinate one pickup.
Alternatively – if you arrive at Kerikeri airport in the morning – another option is to take the shuttle into Kerkeri($12), and then take the 12.35pm Intercity bus from there to Taipa.
Intercity provides transport from most NZ centres to Taipa. Taipa is about 20 minutes drive from Tushita Hermitage. Free pick up and drop off can be arranged from Taipa to Tushita Hermitage.
Pick up and drop-off
If you require pick up and/or drop off from Taipa or Kerikeri , please contact us at least 1 week before your course or retreat starts so it can be arranged. You can contact us here.