Shoal Bay Resort & Spa is a unique multi award winning property situated on the beachfront in beautiful Port Stephens. An ideal venue for corporate events, meetings and conferences, only 2.5 hours from Sydney and 30 mins from Newcastle airport.
General Facilities include 200 apartments, four restaurants and five bars including the Country Club Hotel, on site Management team, Aqua Spa with 12 treatment rooms, gymnasium and unique mineral spa pools, heated outdoor pools, 25 metre heated indoor lap pool, undercover parking.
Air. Coach. Car. Just over 2.5 hours from Sydney, 30 minutes from Newcastle Airport with direct flights from Melbourne, Coolangatta and Brisbane, making this purpose built residential conference facility easily accessible for your conference delegates.
Resort Shuttle Bus transfers available.
In total a combination of 200 studio, one, two, three bedroom apartments and villas. Fully self contained with kitchenettes or kitchen, laundry, ironing. All 2 bedroom options offer 2 bathrooms. Majority of our apartments offer balconies with outdoor furnishings and views of Shoal Bay and/or Tomaree National Park.
Dining & Entertainment
Four restaurants and five bars all offer stunning waterviews, mouthwatering cuisine and regular live entertainment. Poolside BBQ dining option.
We have developed some of the regions most innovative banquet experiences.
Our Executive Chef Patrick Power maintains consistency, variety and great flavour with a fresh philosophy utilising the regions best produce. With 5 distinct restaurants the main focus is quality and variety. Each outlet has its own unique personality with a strong focus on fresh is best! Power's culinary journey has included working in Ireland, Switzerland, Germany and Sydney, dishing up inspiration across some of the world's top Hotels and cruise liners. Local & imported wines available to compliment meals.
Professional team building services incorporating environment and landscape to powerfully illustrate the importance of strong teams, and a strong culture. High impact and challenging, yet safe and inclusive, these signature events can be delivered for the entire company, specific business units or any project team or group within an organisation. The mixture of action and learning is developed to suit your team and your needs.
Major attractions to the region are year round; Bottlenose dolphins; Whale watch cruises from MAY to Nov, Sunset and Harbour cruises with Imagine and Moonshadow cruises; jetsking; local wineries, the thrill of a one-kilometre downhill toboggan ride, parasailing,quad bike riding on the shifting Stockton Beach Sand Dunes; National Parks bushwalking,eco-tours and golf.
Audio visual equipment is supplied by prefered suppliers with the latest in technical equipment and support to meet your needs and budget.
Wireless connectivity is available complimentary in the Whitesands Conference Centre including conference hospitality lobby, bar and lounge.
All secretarial support is provided through our conference hospitality desk.
Wireless is complimentary in Whitesands Conference Centre and Sandyfoot Cafe & Bar.
WINNER 2009 Hunter Regional Tourism Awards - Health & Wellbeing
WINNER 2009 Hunter Regional Tourism Awards - Training & Education
WINNER 2009 Mid North Coast Regional Tourism Awards - Meetings Business Tourism
FINALIST 2009 NSW Restaurant & Catering for Excellence
FINALIST 2009 Hunter Regional Tourism - Deluxe Acccommodation
FINALIST 2009 Hunter Regional Tourism - Meetings & Business Tourism
WINNER 2008 HMAA Awards of Excellence - 2008 Best Resort in NSW
WINNER 2008 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation
Delegate Conference Package from $65pp:
Arrival tea & coffee
Morning & Afternoon Tea, served with coffee, specialty teas fruit juice
Conference Buffet Lunch
Plenary Room hire; notepads, pens, iced water and mints
Dedicated Conference Host