Ladies Weekend Away Ideas

Ladies Weekend Away Ideas

By ClassBento Team

Level up your hens party ideas in Sydney when you organise a weekend away for a hens party! In 2024, enjoying a little time away with your best gal pals is a super popular idea for a hens weekend. Escape, unwind and relax in NSW, or Sydney if you're simply after a staycation and get ready to chuck in a bunch of wholesome (or not so wholesome) activities for the bride-to-be and her favourite people. Dive into these creative hen party activities and get the crew learning new skills while bonding and having a blast. Whether you're searching for classy hens party ideas like flower arranging or relaxing hen weekend ideas like soy candle making, our curated collection of classes are guaranteed to make your hen weekend unforgettable.

Finding fun hens party ideas in Sydney that appeal to everyone on the guest list isn't always easy. In fact, a weekend away with the girls can mean different things to different people! For city-slickers, a trip out of the big smoke and into the restorative sounds of nature might be just the thing to prepare the bride and her posy before the big day. Conversely, taking a trip into the hustle and bustle – think the trendy Sydney suburb of Surry Hills – might be the perfect way to pump up the excitement and energy!

Whether you want to travel for your hen weekend or set up your hens party at home, you'll love our hen party ideas and experiences! The best part is many of our classes come to you! So whether you're in accommodation, at home, indoors or outdoors, you can have fun at one of our classes and even ensure an aesthetic setup that suits any hens theme you might have. Relax and indulge with your girlfriends and throw a hens night to remember as you prepare for married life. Never organised a hen party before? Don't stress! When you book into one of our hands-on workshops, almost everything is provided and no prior knowledge is needed, making these unique experiences perfect for beginners! What's more, our teachers can often offer classes at customised times and locations, so you can simply book, show up and enjoy.

Whether you want to experience something that will get your pulse racing or you're keen for a weekend of meditative bliss, you'll love these ladies weekend away ideas near Sydney.

Top 5 hens party ideas in Sydney

  • Cocktail and Dumpling Making Class with Honkas Bar + Eats

  • Clay and Sip Wheel Throwing Pottery Class with Print Paint Pot

  • Tufting Class for Beginners: Make a Tufted Rug with TUTU Studio

  • Perfume Making Class: Make Your Own Signature Scent with Kiss Ready Lips

  • Beginner's Kintsugi Workshop with Kintsugi Australia

Unwind in blissful Bundeena

Nestled in the Royal National Park, Bundeena is a tranquil village with pristine beaches, gorgeous coastal walks, and scenic bushwalking. Come for a day trip, or stay at a beachside cottage. While you're there, indulge in a pottery class and build your own beautiful ceramic breakfast set with Something At Mary's Pottery Classes – yours to keep and treasure for years to come! Pottery is a great way to boost creativity, promote socialisation and calm the mind, something every bride-to-be and her bride tribe are probably craving in the lead up to the big day.

Group of women bonding and making pottery at hens pottery class

Soak up the sun on the Central Coast

In need of a beach escape? Head to the Central Coast and soak up the sun for your hens weekend away! After some time at the beach or spent brunching with your best girlfriends, spice up the hens party activities with a modern macrame plant hanger workshop at Central Coast Creative Hub. This mindful and rhythmic craft is a great chance to bond with your favourite people, all while picking up a new skill and finishing with a gorgeous DIY plant hanger that everyone can home to remember the hens weekend by!

Three women making macrame plant hangers as a hens party activity

Craft your own jewellery in the Southern Highlands

Is the hen you're celebrating a DIY enthusiast? Learn how to make DIY jewellery at one of these crafty classes in the Southern Highlands. From a statement pair of earrings to a striking ring, everyone can learn the basics of silversmithing with jewellery making hens party activities. Plus you can all craft the same thing and wear them as mementos of your friendship on the big day and beyond!

Woman making handmade earrings

Get excited for the big day in the heart of Sydney

Does a weekend in the city sound like pure excitement for the bride-to-be? Stay in the heart of Surry Hills for your hens weekend and get eager for the big day! A city escape is perfect for brides who love to pack in a whole range of hens party activities, as there are so many things to do in Sydney. However, keep in mind that too many hen party games might exhaust everyone, so finding some moments of calm and relaxation can be super beneficial.

Unwind at Pasta Emilia with an authentic Italian pasta making class and unlock the secrets of traditional Italian cuisine using the best local organic ingredients, top techniques and tips to prepare the finest fresh pasta from scratch. Cooking classes in Sydney offer the perfect environment to bond with your loved ones and share a delicious meal at the end too, all while enjoying a delicious glass of complimentary organic wine. It's one of the best things to do in Sydney so should be a must-do for your hens party activities.

Trays of handmade farfalle at hens pasta cooking class

Fill your days with fun at a full-day workshop for hens parties

Want to embark on a digital detox before the big day? We understand how hard it can be to keep our hands off our phones and to truly disconnect! Thankfully, our full-day classes are designed to keep you engaged for hours on end. We guarantee you'll be having so much fun at your hens party that you won't be worried about checking your notifications and updates.

Why not learn to meditate and paint as you discover abstract techniques with talented artist, Yvette Swan? Alternatively, try a day and night photography class with Alfonso Calero, where you'll learn to master your camera across multiple lighting conditions! Looking for something a little further out of town? Take a day trip to the Blue Mountains, only a few hours from Sydney, and learn to make colourful Wagashi desserts that you can indulge in with your loved ones.

Women clink glasses at a cooking class for hens parties

There are so many hens weekend ideas in Sydney you can pursue, that are sure to please all types of guests at a bachelorette party!

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