Far, far from the madding crowd – yet this region starts within a 30-minute drive of Melbourne. It’s a nature-built space for serious thinking, inner indulging and deep, deep breathing.

What makes Regional Victoria great for conferences?

Whether you’re looking to bookend a one-day meeting or round out a week-long conference, you’ll find an appealing selection of leisure pursuits and activities. This is spa country and Hepburn Springs and Daylesford are pamper central, spangled with day spas and health-giving mineral springs. Your team is in for a treat.

Explore some the conference venues we work with in Regional Victoria.

Grange Cleveland

Grange Cleveland Winery opened mid-2003. It is a historic property, circa 1890, that remains one of Victoria’s few examples of late 19th Century Domestic Gothic architecture. Located at Lancefield, the 120-acre venue is a convenient 45 minutes from the CBD and 30 minutes from Tullamarine airport. The…

Lancemore Hill

Lancemore Hill is located on the edge of the Macedon Ranges, just over an hour north of the city and only 50 minutes from the airport. The venue is situated on 274 acres of rolling hills and bushland. The property is situated roughly halfway between the golf courses at Kilmore and Lancefield. There…

Mantra Lorne

Positioned at the gateway to the iconic Great Ocean Road, Mantra Lorne is less than an hour’s drive from Avalon Airport and under two hours’ drive from Melbourne. Located amidst 12 acres of lush landscaped gardens, Mantra Lorne is one of the largest resorts and conference destinations in Victoria, and…

Goldfields - RACV Goldfields

The RACV Goldfields Resort, a 4.5-star property situated on 150 acres, is located 80 minutes from Melbourne CBD and 70 minutes from Tullamarine Airport on the Northern side of the Great Dividing Range and nestled in the surrounds of the Hepburn Shire and Ballarat Goldfields. The resort features a state…

Goldfields - Grange Bellinzona

Set in the heart of Victoria’s spa country at Hepburn Springs near Daylesford and just over an hour from Melbourne Airport, Grange Bellinzona was an elegant Edwardian building built at the turn of the century. The building was razed to the ground by fire in November 2003 but reopened mid-2005. Recreational…

Goldfields - Mercure Ballarat

Mercure Ballarat is situated in the Victorian goldfields town of Ballarat in 4 hectares of landscaped gardens. It is a comfortable 75 minutes from Melbourne along the Western Freeway and just 60 minutes from the airport and convenient to the central rail link. Mercure Ballarat now boasts 97 accommodation…

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