Lady Musgrave Freediving Retreat

Freediving – Meditation – Yoga

Experience an exclusive freediving adventure at Lady Musgrave


Lady Musgrave Island


3 Nights, 4 Days

$1,990 per person – Single Bunk Bed Underwater Observatory
$2,240 per person – Queen Glamping Bed Single
$1,815 per person – Queen Glamping Bed Twin Share – *must book with second person for twin share Full payment upfront

*Please contact us if you prefer to organise payment through a plan

2024 Dates: Monday 19 – Thursday 22 August

Escape to the blue: a preview of our upcoming retreat

Your experience

Immerse yourself in the unmatched serenity of Lady Musgrave alongside Australian Freediving representative Adam Sellars, as The Pressure Project proudly pioneers a groundbreaking partnership with Lady Musgrave Experience, crafting an exclusive retreat tailored explicitly for freedivers.

Gain exclusive access to Lady Musgrave Experience’s private pontoon headquarters, serving as your gateway to a meticulously designed four-day escape dedicated to the art of freediving.

Step seamlessly from the pontoon at Lady Musgrave HQ into a realm of enchantment, where vibrant mandarin fish gracefully dart among kaleidoscopic coral gardens. Meanwhile, resident turtles leisurely indulge in pampering sessions at secluded cleaning stations, enhancing the tranquil ambiance.

Embark on exhilarating expeditions aboard the specialized dive vessel, the ‘Underworld’, venturing to the outer reaches of Fairfax Islands and Hoskyn Islands within the Bunker Group of the Great Barrier Reef. Here, you may be fortunate enough to glide alongside majestic manta rays and be serenaded by the enchanting melodies of humpback whales. Moreover, Lady Elliot Island’s pristine reefs are within easy reach, offering additional opportunities for exploration. Whether you’re drawn to mesmerizing marine life or vibrant coral landscapes, each encounter promises to captivate your senses, granting you ample freedom to explore these coveted reefs.

After each thrilling freediving excursion, retreat to the exclusive sanctuary of Lady Musgrave HQ, reserved solely for guests of The Pressure Project. Indulge in gourmet dining meticulously crafted by our chef, while admiring the breathtaking seascape. Enjoy unique accommodations like the underwater observatory and private glamping oasis.

Pressure Project Guests enjoy exclusive access to Lady Musgrave HQ’s amenities, including eco-friendly features like wind and solar power. Explore the underwater world with the observatory and dive pontoon, or relax on the glass-bottom boat. With licensed dining facilities, savor a blend of luxury and sustainability amidst the beauty of Lady Musgrave.

Seize the opportunity to join The Pressure Project at Lady Musgrave and embark on an extraordinary freediving odyssey. Secure your place today and prepare to embark on a journey that seamlessly blends luxury with unparalleled exploration.

Package includes:

Lady Exclusive access to Musgrave for The Pressure Project guests only

3 Nights accommodation in a Queen Glamping Bed or Single Bunk Bed in Underwater Observatory

Return luxury catamaran transfers from Bundaberg Port Marina

Daily dive boat charters from the island for our diving trips to the outer reef of Lady Musgrave Island, Fairfax Islands and Hoskyn Islands.

Tailor made experiences for Freediving

All Meals including breakfast, lunch and three-course dinner

Daily meditation and yoga

Breathwork training

Weight Hire

Package exclusions:

Travel Insurance

Hire Gear


Day 1
  • Depart Bundaberg to Lady Musgrave HQ on luxury catamaran ‘Reef Empress’
  • Meet our crew and Pressure Project team
  • Enjoy morning tea and barista-made coffee in the Captain’s Premium Lounge
  • Arrive at Lady Musgrave HQ pontoon
  • Lady Musgrave orientation – Glass bottom boat, guided island walk, lunch and snorkel brief
  • Breath Workshop
  • Fun dive in the lagoon straight off the pontoon
  • Sunset drinks – western side
  • Dinner
Day 2 and 3
  • Breakfast on Lady Musgrave HQ
  • Gear up to board our custom dive boat ‘Underworld’
  • Embark on two adventure dives to the outer reef off Lady Musgrave Island and Fairfax Islands
  • Arrive back to Lady Musgrave HQ for lunch on the pontoon
  • Settle into your accommodation and snorkel Lady Musgrave Island Lagoon at leisure
  • Dive straight into the lagoon from the dive platform on the pontoon at dusk to find the highly sought after mandarinfish, visit the turtle cleaning stations or go on a night dive
  • Three course dinner prepared by our chef onboard
  • Get a good night’s sleep to prepare for the next day of diving adventures!
Day 4
  • Breakfast on Lady Musgrave HQ
  • Snorkel at leisure in Lady Musgrave lagoon to spot the resident mandarinfish and turtles
  • Pack bags for check-out on the day of departure by 9.30am
  • Embark on two adventure outer reef dives off Lady Musgrave Island and Fairfax Islands
  • Arrive back to Lady Musgrave HQ for lunch on the pontoon
  • Return transfer leaves Lady Musgrave HQ at 2.15pm on the day of departure
  • Arrive back at Bundaberg Port Marina by 5.30pm

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended to cover unforeseen circumstances as this retreat is subject to weather conditions as the Pontoon is accessed by Catamaran.
  • Bundaberg Port Marina.

The Catamaran departs on Monday 19th of August at 7.15. Please ensure you arrive at 7am

  • Car parking is available on the gravel car park signed for Lady Musgrave Experience guests
  • It is recommended, we would suggest a motel in Bargara or somewhere else close to the Marina. However, this is not essential.
  • Return transfer leaves Lady Musgrave HQ at 2.15pm on the day of departure, to arrive back at Bundaberg Port Marina by 5.30pm
  • We suggest you pack as minimal as possible.
  • Dive gear: fins, wetsuit, snorkel, mask, weight belt, and weights (hire gear costs below)
  • Medications: sunscreen, seasick tablets (for line diving), hydrolytes
  • Casual clothes, yoga clothes, warm jumpers for evening, sunscreen, hat, casual shoes, reef shoes, water bottle
  • All linen, pillows, and towels are supplied.
  • Soft bags are preferred.
  • Lockers are provided
  • We strongly recommend a freediving wetsuit that is 5mm in thickness and has a hood.
  • Weights are provided

You can hire gear from the dive store, but we strongly suggest you bring your own.

  • Full gear hire is $50 which includes mask, snorkel, scuba diving fins, weights, wetsuit
  • Torch hire for night is $10
  • Wetsuit hire is $10
  • Please reach out if you would like to hire gear
  • Purchases on Island can be paid for by cash, EFTPOS or most major credit cards.
  • Unfortunately not – it is very likely you will not have reception for the duration of the trip – embrace the digital detox!
  • Breakfast, lunch and three course dinner is provided as well as morning and afternoon teas on the catamaran transfers
  • Queen Glamping Beds – tents that can be shared as a couple or single on the Upper Deck
  • Single Bunk Beds – located in the underwater observatory with views of marine life. This is a shared space with max. 20 guests.
  • No – this is purely exclusive to The Pressure Project guests!
  • Yes! This retreat is for certified divers only. No certification, reach out and see if we can get you through a course before it!
  • Medical – Yes, you will need to complete a medical form. Upon review, we may let you know you are required to also complete a valid 4005.1 AS Dive Medical prior to your course.

Disclaimer: By booking this freediving trip to Lady Musgrave, participants acknowledge that while we have taken all necessary precautions to ensure a safe and controlled environment, it is important to recognise that there is always an inherent risk associated with such ocean water activities. Participants hereby release The Pressure Project from any liability arising from their participation in this retreat, understanding that they are assuming any and all risks involved.

Disclaimer: By booking this freediving trip to Lady Musgrave, participants acknowledge that Lady Musgrave is only accessible via Catamaran. Participants acknowledge we have strongly suggested travel insurance be purchased in the event this can not go ahead due to unforeseen weather circumstances.