Activities at Dantosa

In-house catering available

If you would like in-house catering, please contact your Dantosa managers. We have a number of chefs and food specialists who would be happy to prepare a meal for you and your guests. A chef can come to Dantosa and cook for you. Cooking classes for your group can also be organised.

If you would like provisions to be supplied at Dantosa prior to your arrival, we are happy to arrange this. We can offer, for example, breakfast ingredients or food for your BBQ. Local Blue Mountains cheeses, wines, bread and chocolates are also available on request. Click here for more about about catering. 


Wine-tasting in the wine cellar

Dantosa has an underground, triple-vaulted cellar with capacity for 8,000 bottles. If you would like to organise a wine-tasting session for your group, please let us know prior to your arrival, we are happy to arrange this. Click here for more about about wine tasting. 


The lake and lake house

Dantosa has a lake in which you can swim and kayak (two kayaks are provided). You are also welcome to relax in the floating lake house.


Tennis court, boules and basketball hoop

At the top of the property, Dantosa has a tennis court, boules lawn and basketball hoop. There are tennis racquets, tennis balls, a basketball and a set of boules available for use. They can be found in the large drawer in the Dantosa House laundry; please return all items back to this location when you have finished using them. 


In-house massage

If you would like to organise an in-house massage, please contact your Dantosa managers.
We would be happy to arrange for a local masseuse to come to Dantosa.
Click here for more about about massages. 


The garden’s seasons

The Dantosa garden has been designed to provide colour all year round, providing many photo opportunities. The autumn colours are spectacular around the lake and on the hill behind Dantosa House. The wall of purple and blue hydrangeas can be enjoyed in summer and you can enjoy the field of over 15 varieties of daffodils in spring. Early morning mists occur in the winter and some years there is snow. The Australian bush can be explored all year around at the bottom of the property with its eucalypt trees, wattle, bottlebrush and protea flowers.  


Explore the Blue Mountains adventures and attractions

Dantosa is the ideal base to access the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park. It is just 5 minutes drive from Echo Point, Katoomba, hiking trails and more... Explore the many adventure activities, bushwalks, attractions, galleries and experiences on offer in the Blue Mountains.


Click here to view and download a detailed guide to activities and dining in the Blue Mountains.

“Thank you for letting us stay in this wonderful house surrounded by beautiful gardens. The flowers were lovely and we had lots of fun on the tennis court. We look forward to coming back.”

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