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ust one hour from Melbourne, the
Mornington Peninsula is far enough
away to avoid office distractions, and
offers great venues, modern facilities
and natural experiences, all within easy reach.
Whatever the size or type of event, the
Mornington Peninsula has inspiring venues
and accommodation from a racing complex
to a country house hotel, an eco-retreat, golf
resort or a winery.
Unique experiences include swimming with
dolphins, snorkelling with seahorses, deep
sea fishing, or luxuriating in natural hot
springs. It also boasts an unsurpassed
choice of championship golf courses.
Renowned for its signature service and
spectacular position overlooking Bass Strait,
RACV’s Cape Schanck Resort can cater for
residential conferences with 48 ocean view
rooms, four two-bedroom suites plus 12 two
and three-bedroom villas and up to 10
Just a 75 minute drive from Melbourne
and set on one of Australia’s top 100 golf
courses, RACV’s conference and events
team can ensure successful events of all
shapes and sizes: from a banquet for 220, or
a presentation for 250 in its large Bowie room
to boardroom retreats or corporate team-building for eight to 70. Catering to the peninsula’s
larger events, such as a banquet for 550 or an outdoor event for 15,000, is the multi-purpose
Mornington Racing Club, set on 68 hectares. It offers eight meeting spaces from the
Gunnamatta Room for 300 (classroom) to 550 (banquet) or 700 (cocktail), while the exclusive
Committee Room can stage a board meeting for 20 or a private corporate dinner for up to 80.
Mornington Racing Club has space to host both a conference and a full trade exhibition. At
the southern tip of the peninsula, 80 minutes from the CBD, Portsea Village Resort offers a
boutique complex of 25 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, and a conference room
suitable for small group workshops with a range of breakout areas. Facilities include indoor and
outdoor heated pools, two spas, sauna, tennis and squash courts and gymnasium. A short
stroll away is the historic Portsea village. A short drive takes delegates to Point Nepean National
Park or to the Queenscliff ferry for a 45 minute cruise across Port Phillip Bay.
From the Lancemore Group who developed Australia’s first bespoke corporate conference
centres, Lindenderry at Red Hill is 50 minutes’ drive from the city in the centre of Mornington
Peninsula. It has 40 accommodation rooms, four conference rooms set in 30 acres of
manicured gardens and vineyards.
The two smaller rooms can accommodate between eight and 18, while the larger rooms suit
70-170 (banquet), 60-70 (theatre) or 25-35 (U-shape). Drawing on the expertise of architects,
trainers and guests over 25 years, Lancemore Group guarantees customer satisfaction and
The 160-year-old township of Flinders on Westernport Bay is home to The Flinders Golf Club
(circa 1903). It has panoramic views overlooking Bass Strait and Phillip Island from function
rooms that cater for 30 to 250 guests.
Flinders is also building a culinary reputation through its historic Flinders Hotel (1889) where
awarded chef Pierre Khodja fuses French and Mediterranean fare with his native North African
cuisine. With 40 contemporary guest rooms, Flinders Hotel can cater for residential conferences
of 80, and its largest meeting space can hold up to 200 (theatre) or 140 (banquet). m
• Only one hour from Melbourne
with easy access by road, rail and air
• Well managed venues with excellent facilities
and a great range of accommodation options.
• Fantastic variety of activities that are centrally
located to suit every type of business event.
Take your nexT meeTing in a new direcTion
Mornington peninsula is a popular choice for
business events. Our business events team are here
to help you with your venue selection, activity
planning and touring options. located a short
distance from Melbourne, the journey to the region
is fast and seamless, maximising the time delegates
spend together at your business event.
the range of modern facilities along with flexible and
unique event spaces make hosting an unforgettable
business event a breeze. Our accommodation options
cater to all budgets and tastes, and cater for both small
and large delegate groups. as one of Victoria’s best
regional food and wine areas, we offer a full range
of exceptional dining experiences.
the choices for team building, touring and partner
programs are extensive. located within 20 minutes’
drive of most venues you can enjoy these in some of
Victoria’s most scenic locations. spend time in national
parks; both marine and land based, lazing in hot
springs, playing golf or riding horses in the hinterland.
the wealth of local knowledge within our team will
help you to deliver unique experiences for your event.
Mornington peninsula is the place to hold your truly successful
and memorable business event. Contact our business events
team to discuss your needs and the special offers available.
03 5987 2683 | www.businesseventsmorningtonpeninsula.com.au
Melbourne’s unique summer playground ticks all the boxes as a
year-round business events destination, writes Graeme Kemlo.
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