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Mum’s Escape

Take some me time to revitalise & refresh

Join like-minded people who want to connect and live a fuller life!
For the flat-out mum, who needs a few days to reconnect, with like-minded mums!
Are you craving some ‘me time’ where you’re the priority for a change, and where someone is looking after you? Time that isn’t taken up with cooking, cleaning, organising and worrying… Can you remember the last time you put your needs first and took a time out from your busy life.. DON’T feel guilty for wanting an escape, we ALL need it from time to time. In fact you will probably go back home being a better mum :p… you will go home saying ‘I needed that’ because every one of us SUPERMUMS does…
We are here to rescue you and make you feel special, because YOU ARE.

yoga group in session

Friendly & Supportive Groups

From Day-walks to International Tours, you will make new friends, feel supported and above all, feel part of our community. It doesn’t matter if you come alone or with a friend, everyone is welcome

We lead you, We feed you

We offer adventures for all fitness levels. We are here to share our passion, to encourage and inspire you. With fully organised yummy, healthy food and gear, so that you can take the time to achieve

Fill your life with experiences

We create adventures from hiking to kayaking, rock climbing, caving, health & wellness, that will lead you to living a fuller life. Think BIG, we believe in you.

Mum's the word

You deserve a break! A break from the dishes, the washing, the running around.. You deserve to be looked after, fed and poured a glass of your favorite drink. Relax, re-energise and reconnect at our Mum’s Escape… A weekend where we do the cooking and cleaning, while you put your feet up, socialise with other mums, join in on health, wellness, lifestyle, creativity and cooking workshops. Take home tips on how to feed your family and make everyday more simple. Find tricks that will help you prioritise yourself in your busy family schedule. Breath in fresh air as you walk scenic and peaceful trails. Calm your mind and enhance your self awareness through meditation and yoga/stretch sessions. Laugh and let go of your stresses as you enjoy fun outdoor activities.

Re-define your purpose and leave inspired to live your best life.


  • All delicious home cooked nutritional meals.
  • Lifestyle, health, creativity and cooking workshops
  • Yoga/Stretch and meditation sessions
  • Bushwalks and/or bush trail runs to suit your intensity.
  • Regular activities and relaxation sessions.
  • Outdoor activities
  • Great social fun with support and encouragement
  • Supported by Take Shape adventures best guides and chef!


Wake up with a cooked breakfast or cereal, plus fresh coffee or a selection of tea. Re-energise with yoga or get ready to hit the trail. Spend the day attending workshops, creativity sessions or have a massage. We will be doing short hikes both days, so you get to connect with nature and practice some mindfulness on the trail. We walk at a moderate pace and your guides will manage the group so no-one is ever left behind, stopping along

the way for short rests and to admire the view. All yummy snacks and lunches will be provided and carried by your guides. Later in the day take some time to unwind, play a game or activity or sit back and enjoy dinner and a glass of wine.


women standing in front of water hole


Depending on which trip you choose, you will be staying at one of the the picturesque locations below:

Continental House – Daylesford VIC.

A beautiful 1920’s Guesthouse with en-suite bedrooms, a sunny yoga room, cozy log fire and in-house hammam steam room.

Edski Lodge – Baw Baw VIC

With breathtaking views of Latrobe Valley, EdSki Lodge is nestled among the snow gums on the edge of the Mt Baw Baw Plateau. A two-story traditional timber lodge featuring a billiard table, table tennis table, books and games, and an open wood fire.


Carpooling available if required


All inclusive: The food will be provided by both accommodation chefs and our very own adventure chef to prepare and cook your delicious and nutritious dinner, lunches, all snacks and breakfast. We love our food so be prepared to have freshly ground coffee, yummy snacks and fresh fruit, beautiful vegetable based salads, wraps and cheeses. All this food is energy filled to sustain you on the track – oh! and lets not forget a sneaky desert or two and a glass of wine.

bowls of delicious food


Example of food:

  • Breakfast: Eggs, overnight oats, cereal, muesli and toast
  • Snacks: fruit, homemade cookies and slices
  • Lunch: Wraps, rice salads, vegetable salads, antipasto, breads, dips
  • Dinner: High carbohydrate vegetable based meals
  • Dessert: Some evenings will be Sticky Date Pudding, Ice-cream and fruit, Cheesecake

We can cater for a range of intolerances and dietary requirements. Contact us if you have any particular requests, however please note that due to the isolated nature of the trip and limitations with food transport on the trail, we will do our best to cater for you.


Nothing specific, just lots of active-wear, your pajamas, and ugg boots, as well as a pair of good walking shoes, a day bag. drink container or bladder to hold at least 3 liters of water.


– Two nights accommodation in a beautiful 1920’s guest house or a large comfortable  ski-lodge

– All delicious home cooked nutritional meals.

– Lifestyle, health, creativity and cooking workshops

– Yoga/Stretch and meditation sessions

– Bushwalks and/or bush trail runs to suit your intensity.

– Regular activities and relaxation sessions.

– Outdoor activities

– Great social fun with support and encouragement

– Supported by Take Shape adventures best guides and chef!



Day 1 – Dinner, get to know you, meditation/relaxation session .   

Day 2 – Stretch and mobilise, Breakfast, Hike, Cooking workshop, downtime/massage,  creativity workshop, dinner

Day 3 – Breakfast, Health/Lifestyle session, kayak or nature walk


group standing in front of continental house


– Time to unwind and find yourself again

– A group of like minded empowering women

-Two nights in beautiful accommodation  

– Nutritious, healthy meals and snacks

– Dietary requirements catered for

– Professional wilderness guide/s

– Amazing scenery and wildlife

– Great social fun, supportive and encouraging atmosphere

– First aid and insurance


-Personal Equipment


-Optional Massage/Hammam



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Customer Reviews

  • Tracey, Adrian and Jess, guys thank you so much for a such a challenging and adventurous overnight hike last night. It was great to meet so many enthusiastic, positive and fun fellow hikers. My legs are feeling the 28k’s today and still a little jet-lagged but also feeling very accomplished. Thanks again and hope to join another adventure soon.
    PS – the food was all fantastic

    Danny Goss
  • they are awesome! They take the time and help you with every aspect of hiking and just trail walking. Help with equipment and just general knowledge with what to bring and what to expect. My favourite was the food!!! In abundance and very satisfying. Rate the team highly

    Sandra Baquero
  • What an amazing awesome weekend at the Yoga and Hiking retreat. Spent time with friends and meet some new people. Learnt yoga and meditation, run a 7km run along the rail trail. Played some activities and completed a 9km bush walk. And the food was awesome. Highly recommend anyone to go and do.
    Thank you for an amazing weekend away.

    Kerryn Dowling