Below you will find helpful information such as where courses are held, how to get there, recommended accommodation and recommendations on what to bring etc.


There are different levels of accommodation available in the Southern Highlands. The Southern Highlands Tourist Information Centre are a wealth of information and can be contacted on 1300 657 559. We recommend trying the following:

Airbnb Bowral-Mittagong also offers many unique and friendly accomodation options for your stay. 

Destination Southern Highlands offers a lot of great information about accomodation, events and things to do in the area.

Studying in the Southern Highlands

Our Courses and Seminars are held at either Harmony Centre in Mittagong, or UOW Southern Highlands Campus, Kirkham Street, Moss Vale. As soon as you have enrolled we send your Student Welcome Pack which has all the key dates for your course so you can plan in advance your travel and accomodation arrangements.

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Harmony Village

Harmony Village is a Steiner Community and is very popular with our students as it offers affordable dormitory style, yet comfortable accommodation at $60 per night. It is in a lovely setting and is a 10 minute drive north of the Metavision Institute in Bowral and 3 minute drive from local shopping centres. It also has the added bonus of being our education venue.

*Harmony Centre is independently owned and operated, and is not managed by the Metavision Institute.

For further information and bookings you can contact Francis on (02) 4872 3999 or 0410 657 420 and let him know you are a Metavision student.

Other Recommended Stays

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Mowbray Park FarmStay

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Poppies at Berrima


Train - City Rail (via the airport) - Ph: 131 500

City Rail also leaves from central and often requires a change at Campbelltown for the Southern Highlands Line. City Rail is the best choice for people coming from the domestic or international airport. Mittagong Station is 3kms from Harmony Centre.


From Sydney take the M5 and Hume Highway, then exit at Mittagong and follow signs to Bowral.

Harmony Village

UOW Southern Highlands Campus

*Public transport is limited in Bowral and surrounding villages though there is a bus service and train line connecting Mittagong, Bowral and Moss Vale. We find students tend to organise and help each other out with lifts to and from Metavision amongst themselves.


There are plenty of things to do in the Southern Highlands. This link will direct you to a vast array of activities. The page is updated each month.

Bowral has a great independent cinema - The New Empire