Conferences, Meetings & Workshops

Unique Conference Venue

Set on 4 acres in a Bush land setting The Retreat is the ideal venue for Conference, Meetings & Workshops.

The Retreat offers a secluded and peaceful natural setting on the edge of the largest moving sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere. Located in a private, peaceful bush land setting, we offer conference organisers a variety of meeting spaces along with comfortable accommodation options.

Onsite accommodation allows for Multi-day conferences with the ease of hosting all your delegates and presentations all at the one location.Team Building programs are available onsite  as well as Interactive night theme activities and morning stretch yoga classes.

Food Glorious Food  – The Retreat has a wonderful onsite Catering Team to keep all delegates comfortably feed. With a great variety of menu options to choose from delegates will be enjoying delicious, fresh, homemade style meals in a relaxed dining setting. A fabulous Bar service is also available if required with the Roaming Eagle mobile Bar.

To be able to provide Delegates with an incredible Unique experience is what Port Stephens can do so easily. A variety of Experience are only minutes from The Retreat

  • Sunset Cruises
  • Quad Biking on the Dunes
  • Paddle around the Bay
  • Camel ride on the Beach
  • Shark and Ray Encounters
  • Plus much more

Our Conference Kit is available below to download. This has all the details you require and will answer any question you may have. We would love to assist with planning your next Conference, Meeting or Workshop.


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Retreat information brochure


2 Day – 1 Night Package

$260 per person – minimum 30 persons

  • Full Day Conference Package
  • Onsite Dinner
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Full Buffet Breakfast
  • 1/2 Day Conference Package
Please see Full and 1/2 Day Conference packages for Inclusions

Conference Room Capacities

Room Theatre Workshop U-shape
Bush view room 50 40 30
Pool view room 50 60 30
Duplex 20 16 10
Ranch 20 10


Choice of rooms

With 11 accommodation building spread over our 4 acres delegates are all close by to the main Meeting Space, Dining Hall as well as onsite facilities. Delegates can park at their accommodation and walk to the various locations.

All buildings are fully self contained. Daily servicing is available upon request.

A combination of Private and Twin share works best however there is also the option of Triple and Quad share.

We do work with other Accommodation Partners if additional accommodation is required which is close by.

Please apply for availability and rates for special event times.
Rates are in Australian dollars and include tax (GST).
Prices and Conditions may vary without notice.

Rooms and Rates

Rates are indicative only and may vary depending on the size of the group or length of stay. We have Bedding Allocation lists to assist with planning.

Room Configuration Maximum
Nightly Rates
Quad Share SINGLE BEDS 4 from A$55
Twin Share SINGLE BEDS 2 from A$80
Private Room QUEEN BED 1 from A$150
Accompanying Person Program
Special rates are available for Delegates that may wish to bring their partners way. Please ask our Team for details.

Social Events

The Retreat also offers your delegates a fantastic array of activities, perfect for team building or just relaxing.

There are inspiring sights and adventures nearby that are perfect for leisure time and team building:

  • Dolphin and Whale watching cruises
  • Murray’s Brewery and Winery
  • SUP and Surf Lessons
  • Kayaking in the Bay
  • Wildlife Encounters at Oakvale
  • National Park bush walks
  • Shark and Ray Encounters
  • 4WD Sand Boarding adventure
  • Quad bike tour on the dunes
  • Camel ride along Birubi Beach
  • Horse Riding tours
  • Push Bike Hire
  • 3 Major Golf Courses
  • Snorkeling Tour
  • Evening Sunset Cruise
  • Ferry ride to Tea Gardens
  • Much more

Conference and Accommodation Venues Port Stephens – The Retreat Port Stephens is the perfect location for outdoor weddings venues or corporate stays.

Please complete our contact form or call us on 02 4982 1244 to arrange your booking.


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Team building activities


Team building activities for all ages

The Retreat Port Stephens - Cabins


The Retreat Port Stephens - Bungalows


The Retreat Port Stephens - Duplexes


The Retreat Port Stephens - The Lodge

The Lodge

The Retreat Port Stephens - The Ranch

The Ranch