Hunter

One of the most famous wine regions in Australia, the Hunter Valley is approximately 2.5 hours drive north of Sydney combining spectacular scenery and natural beauty with world class food, wine and country hospitality. Located throughout the Hunter Valley are several small towns and villages, each with their own unique personalities and styles. If you’re tired of the same old city venues and no matter what your conference needs the Hunter Valley is the ideal rural retreat for your next conference. There are a wide range of establishments featuring accommodation, modern facilities and experienced staff and don’t forget that when you’re done some of the best food and wine in Australia is waiting for you.

Hunter Valley and Newcastle Venues

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voco Kirkton Park is an boutique conference venue located in the stunning Hunter Valley wine region. This stylish conference hotel features recently refurbished accommodation overlooking gardens and ponds, rolling hills and the picturesque Hunter Valley countryside. This hotel is 2.5 hours drive north of Sydney, or just an hour from Newcastle airport. voco Kirkton Park offers conference organisers and meeting planners a selection of meeting rooms with natural light, first class food and beverage, ample outdoor space for team building activities and an inspirational location. With some of Australia’s finest wineries, chocolate and cheese producers nearby your delegates will have the opportunity to sample some delicious local product.
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Delegate Packages from: $75
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  • Four & a Half Star
If you are looking for a 4.5 star, contemporary resort and conference venue in the Hunter Valley, I would be happy to recommend Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. This venue features extensive conference space with a variety of rooms suitable for both large and small groups along with ample space for displays and exhibitions. The resort also offers first class spacious stylish modern accommodation suitable for business travellers and conference delegates. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is surrounded by lush countryside, some of the worlds finest wineries and is just over 2 hours drive from Sydney Airport.
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Delegate Packages from: $79
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  • 300+
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Château Élan at The Vintage is one of Australia’s finest golf and spa resort located in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country just 2 hours drive North of Sydney. The Vintage offers a luxury escape for up to 200 guests, a spa with 17 treatment rooms, a hair and beauty salon, 20 super-luxury spa suites and a series of private lifestyle villas. Chateau Elan features six flexible conference rooms that can cater for up to 240 delegates in a Theatre Style setting and more.
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Delegate Packages from: $75
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  • Four & a Half Star
Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort is an exceptional golf resort and conference venue, set in the beautiful Hunter Valley wine region, 2.5 hours north of Sydney CBD. This venue has it all, high quality accommodation including multi bedroom villas, meeting rooms with natural light, outdoor spaces for dining and a world class golf course. Oaks Cypress Lakes can host conference groups of up to several hundred delegates, or executive retreat style events for a couple of dozen. Your group will have the chance to sample some of the worlds finest wines, or any number of Team Building activity’s. This is a venue that can provide a memorable backdrop for your next business meeting or event.
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Delegate Packages from: $75
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  • Four & a Half Star
Peppers Guest House provides conference organisers with an elegant boutique conference venue in the popular and picturesque Hunter Valley -- one of Australia's premier wine making regions. Peppers Guest House is just two hours drive north of Sydney and provides a wonderful food and wine experiences, a Day Spa and activities for the more adventurous.
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Delegate Packages from: $85
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  • 100+
  • Four & a Half Star
This is a prestigious and luxurious boutique hotel and conference retreat in the Hunter Valley, just two hours from the heart of Sydney, it is hard to feel further from the city than at the heritage listed Peppers Convent. This retreat combines the warm and distinctive character of an Australian Guesthouse with the grand and baroque stylings of a French country home, nestled in beautiful gardens with ornate fountains and peaceful country air. The best part, of course, is that this mixture of grandeur and comfort is situated in the heart of the Hunter Valley Wine Region and is, in fact, set within the estates of the award winning Pepper Tree Winery.
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Delegate Packages from: $80
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  • Four & a Half Star
Anchorage Port Stephens is an exceptional, boutique conference venue overlooking the Anchorage Marina and picturesque Port Stephens, accommodation is first class, meeting rooms with a peaceful outlook and plenty of natural light, a relaxing coastal destination 2.5 hours drive from Sydney or just 30 minutes north of Newcastle Airport The waterside location offers great activities for delegates including Sailing, Fishing, Surfing and Dolphin and Whale Watching.
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Delegate Packages from: $75
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  • 200+
  • Four Star
Rydges Newcastle is a high quality hotel and conference venue located on Newcastle's harbour, within an easy walk of Newcastle's CBD and just 2 hours drive from Sydney. Conference organisers have found Rydges Newcastle to be a popular and professional venue for business meetings, training seminars and corporate events because it has great conference and business facilities including flexible meeting rooms and a Grand Ballroom that can seat up to 240 persons in a Theatre Style setting.
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Delegate Packages from: $68
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  • 100+
  • Four & a Half Star
Novotel Newcastle Beach offers meeting planners a high quality beachside conference venue, 2 hours drive north of Sydney and is ideal for small to medium size meetings and events. The conference rooms can seat up to 80 people in a classroom setting and offer natural light as well as an on-site audio visual company. The Sebel Newcastle Beach offers first class hotel accommodation with some rooms that feature water views, the hotel rooms are spacious, modern and stylish with Work desks, Internet Access and Cable TV. Located in the popular beachside precinct of Newcastle, this venue gives conference delegates a wealth of restaurants, bars and cafes to enjoy while still within easy reach of Newcastle city centre.
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Delegate Packages from: $62
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  • Four & a Half Star
Chifley Apartments Newcastle offers conference organisers modern apartment accommodation and a couple of meeting rooms with natural light in the centre of Newcastle, just 1 hour on one of many flights out of Sydney, or 2.5 hours drive from Sydney CBD. Newcastle is a destination that offers delegates a vibrant community, beautiful beaches and proximity to Newcastle University, The Hunter Valley and many regional mining and engineering headquarters. Chifley Apartments Newcastle offers meeting planners high quality facilities and great value for your conference dollar.
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Delegate Packages from: $60
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  • 300+
  • Four Star
Ramada Resort Shoal Bay is located right at the entrance to Port Stephens with wonderful views of, and easy access to, the volcanic Tomaree headlands, crystal clear waters, white sands and unspoiled bushland of the Tomaree National Park. This is one of the most captivating destinations in New South Wales. Delegates and guests will feel much further away than the 2.5 hours to Sydney or the 30 minutes to Newcastle Airport with health activities and leisure facilities such as the fitness centre, health club, indoor and outdoor pools and spa. Wining and dining is easy with the resorts 4 restaurants and 5 bars offering live entertainment and a delicious selection of cuisines and drinks.
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Delegate Packages from: $65
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  • 200+
  • Four & a Half Star
Mercure Resort Hunter Valley offers a professional venue for business meetings, conferences, training programs and executive retreats. This venue offers a large Ballroom and multiple smaller meeting rooms, 72 accommodation rooms, restaurant, pool, gym
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Delegate Packages from: $65