"Arrive as Guests, Leave as Friends"

"Enchanting Forest Escape: Experience NDIS Respite and Bliss at Second Home!"

Set in an isolated forest area, Second Home provides a close-to-nature retreat home with necessary amenities, like wheelchairs, and ramps, and each client has a private room, animal petting, indoor games, and more. Our well-trained staff is most willing to assist guests with anything. One can sit under the trees to read a book while listening to the birds chirp, play with the ponies, have a barbecue night with everyone, play table soccer in the indoor games area, watch movies or pick a book to read from our library and listen to some old records or to play keyboard with some tunes in the music room
or gaze at the stars of the night sky, in our outdoor campfire area. We take a lot of care in serving delicious and healthy food at Second Home. Guests can share their dietary plans, and we will be delighted to help.

"Discover Outdoor Thrills in Cockatoo: Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit Amidst Nature's Beauty!"

"Nature's Playground Awaits: Embark on Outdoor Escapades in Cockatoo's Enchanting Wonderland!"

Immerse yourself in the captivating outdoor activities of Cockatoo, where adventure and natural beauty intertwine. Ride the historic Puffing Billy Railway through the scenic Dandenong Ranges. Savor panoramic views of Melbourne from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong, and indulge in a unique fruit tasting experience at Rayner’s Stone Fruit Orchard. Explore the picturesque Emerald Lake Park with its walking trails and paddleboat rentals. Immerse yourself in the vibrant hues of the National Rhododendron Gardens. Embrace the wonders of the great outdoors in Cockatoo and create unforgettable memories amidst nature’s playground.

Photos used here are real My Second Home clients
SkyHigh Mount Dandenong: Enjoy panoramic views of Melbourne from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong. Visit the lookout, have a meal at the restaurant, and explore the landscaped gardens.
Rayner's Stone Fruit Orchard: Located in Woori Yallock, Rayner's Stone Fruit Orchard offers a unique fruit tasting experience. Take a tractor tour of the orchard, sample freshly picked fruits, and learn about different fruit varieties.
Emerald Lake Park: Located in Emerald, this picturesque park offers walking trails, picnic areas, paddleboat rentals, and a lake for fishing. It's a lovely spot for a family outing.
"Indoor Delights: Unleash Joyful Moments in Cockatoo's Cozy Indoor Respite Escapes!"

"Tranquil Respite Oasis: Unwind and Rejuvenate in Cockatoo's Captivating Indoor Retreats!"

Discover a serene respite oasis in Cockatoo’s enchanting indoor retreats. Unwind and rejuvenate in the tranquil surroundings of our cozy accommodations, designed for short-term stays and NDIS respite. Embrace the soothing ambiance, indulge in leisurely activities, and experience a revitalizing escape tailored to provide the perfect respite and short-term accommodation experience in Cockatoo.

Baking: Unleash your culinary creativity and indulge in the joy of baking delicious treats, filling your home with the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked goods that are sure to delight your taste buds and bring smiles to everyone around you.
Spend time petting and feeding the ponies: Connect with gentle ponies, experience the joy of their companionship, and indulge in the simple pleasure of feeding and petting them.
Yoga, meditation, breath work & gratitude: Find serenity and inner balance through the practice of yoga, meditation, breath work, and cultivating gratitude, nurturing your mind, body, and soul with each mindful breath and embracing a sense of peace and harmony within yourself.
Enjoy Premium Channels: Immerse yourself in a world of entertainment with access to your favorite movies and TV shows on popular streaming platforms.
Enjoy some air hockey: Engage in exhilarating air hockey matches and embrace the excitement of this classic arcade game, as you skillfully maneuver the puck and compete against friends or family in fast-paced, heart-pounding matches that are sure to create unforgettable moments.
Enjoy playing music with our various music instruments. Express the talent in you.
Barbeque party: Delight in the flavors of a sizzling barbecue party, savoring delicious grilled food and enjoying the company of loved ones. Bonfire: Gather around a mesmerizing bonfire, sharing stories, laughter, and creating unforgettable memories.
Scrabble: Challenge your vocabulary and strategic skills with a game of Scrabble, where every word counts. Enjoy other board games.

"Gastronomic Bliss: Discover Culinary Delights at Cockatoo's Premier Restaurant Gems!"

Miss Marples Tea room

Set in a purpose built Tudor style building this restaurant plays homage to the
memory of Agatha Christie's novel character Miss Marple, Perfect down to every detail including floral curtains
and matching tablecloths, Miss Marple memorabilia and even dozens of porcelain teapots, some quite comical,
lining the walls of the dining area.

Elevation Emerald

Pizza, made-to-order salads, tapas & pub food in modern, light-filled surrounds with a

Cardinia Park Hotel

Long-running complex offering bistro dishes, a sports bar and TAB facilities, plus patio

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong:

Enjoy panoramic views of Melbourne from SkyHigh Mount Dandenong. Visit the
lookout, have a meal at the restaurant, and explore the landscaped gardens.

Laughing Fox Café

Conveniently located across from the Puffing Billy Park and coveted by crowds of locals
jonesing for their morning brew.

Our Respite Experts Are Ready To Help You. Contact Us Now!

Piku Sinha

Business Development Manager

Tel: 0468 752 022

Email: piku@mysecondhome.com.au

Your Happiness, Our Mission. Let Our Expert Help You!

Simone Micheli

Business Development Manager

Tel: 0477 296 981

Email: simone@mysecondhome.com.au