Billy'o Bush Retreat
Billy'O Bush Retreat is a rural property of 250 acres, 4kms from Wongarbon and 25kms from Dubbo. Set on top of a hill, it offers fantastic views of the surrounding farmland. This property features both privacy and the beauty of the bush as well as unique amenities and outbuildings. We offer a variety of options in both accommodation and event venue hire.
Billy'O is only a short drive from Dubbo, home to Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Old Dubbo Gaol and is in close proximity to mountain bike tracks, a frisbee golf course, the beautiful Macquarie River and picturesque parks.
We offer a range of accommodation options for your stay including un-powered and powered sites for RVs, caravans, camper trailers and tents. We also offer a unique Bag 'n Swag experience, a rustic yet modern, fully equipped Shearer's Hut and our on-site Cook's Caravan. We accept no more than 6 bookings at any one time, so crowding will never be a problem. We hope to provide you with unique accommodation options, warm hospitality and plenty of things to do.
Our beautifully curated, built by hand Function Centre is home to four different event spaces including The Meet House, The Dunny Door, The Chaff Shed and The Treehouse. We are able to accommodate up to 100 guests in different styles for Christmas Parties, Corporate style events, Weddings and other Celebrations. Our near new Function Centre offers a unique and relaxed atmosphere that will be sure to impress your guests.
We are a father and son team and are always up for a friendly yarn. I have built everything by hand over the last 5 years and have a passion for recycled materials. We have so much to explore on our property, I hope that you enjoy staying with us.
Mark and Noah
"What an incredible place to visit. Mark is an extremely welcoming host offering guests the opportunity to experience all that his property offers. I would really recommend mature aged guests/couples make this a priority stop in Dubbo with so many artifacts gathered from the local region" Cheryl White - Brisbane
"Wow what a property. Big views over the countryside, lots of space, very quiet & big starry nights. Mark is a great host, willing to make your stay easy & carefree. The showers are hot, the bathrooms are new, Dubbo is close by and the AMAZING Geurie mountain bike trails 10 minutes away. 5 STARS!" Simon Jones - Newcastle
"Awesome place to stay with our family of 6 in our camper trailer. Mark the host is extremely creative and has crafted buildings and amenities out of iron and antique farm equipment - stunning work that is unique and has loads of character. We used the property as our base to visit the Dubbo Zoo, Wellington Caves and Orange. After a hot day it was great to be able to have a dip in the water tank pool with a cold beer. The sky goes for forever when you are up on a hill and the stars were amazing. Amenities were modern and clean as was the camp kitchen. Looking forward to another visit. Thanks Mark!" Jen Dixon - Sydney
Mark is an amazing host and the love that he has for his property shows when you arrive. So much care and detail. Hand built! Pizza nights, night trailer rides to see the wildlife, visit to see sheep being fed. My kids had more fun here than the zoo! Thank you Mark. Georgina Marbot - Sydney
My husband and I got married at Billy'o on the 30th of September and had the most amazing day. All of my family commented on the venue, food and general atmospher and some even commented that it was one of the best weddings they had ever been too. This was all due to the fabulous Mark and Liz and their little helpers who helped create a warm, welcoming and relaxed atmosphere that made our day so special. Mark and Liz I can't thank you enough for going above and beyond our expectations and being the best hosts we could have asked for. My brother and his wife stayed in one of the Shearer's Cottages and loved it and wished they could have stayed longer. I would recommend this as a venue for any function! Jessica Thompson - Dubbo