Sometimes, your hardworking team might need a break from the office. Everyone gets a little stale from being in the same environment, day in, day out with the same daily routines. When you reward your team with a little time-out, and a break from ‘normal life’ in the form of a retreat – you might just discover new ideas, enhanced creativity and renewed enthusiasm and motivation from your staff.

Which can only be a good thing!

Whether your goal is to do a little strategic planning, provide some training, participate in team-building exercises, or simply to reward and indulge your dedicated, one of the following retreats might just provide the perfect answer.

Phillip Island Adventure Resort

Not too far from Melbourne, is Phillip Island – an iconic place where you can watch penguins or motorbikes – but also where you can take time out to relax and play.

The Phillip Island Adventure Resort offers great corporate retreats, that can be customised entirely to your goals and requirements. Their dedicated conference centre offers an 800-seat auditorium, function rooms and break-out rooms – all with complementary WIFI access and the latest equipment.

Their accommodation offers 72 ensuited guest rooms, along with various other options to provide an affordable yet comfortable stay. And as it’s an adventure resort – they have your team-building exercises sorted. With indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two 6-acre lakes, rope courses, canoeing, archery, tennis, indoor rock climbing and three sports ovals, you’ll be spoilt for choice. If you’re looking for an action-packed team building retreat – or a combination of learning and fun, you’ll certainly achieve that here.

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Pullman Bunker Bay Resort

Heading over to Western Australia, you’ll find the Pullman Bunker Bay Resort nestled within the Margaret River region. Their facilities are second-to-none with a range of incredible meeting and function rooms, plus an amazing restaurant too.

Take advantage of the Windmills conference space for seminar-style trainings or meetings. Or utilise the inspirational Sugarloaf Rock room for more intimate workshops, with its incredible ocean views.

In the evenings, relax on The Terrace, retire to the restaurant or take advantage of The Snug, which offers private dining for smaller groups, in a sophisticated setting.

No matter how you’d like your corporate retreat to run – Pullman Bunker Bay Resort will provide you with the perfect experience.

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Hunter Valley Retreat & Conference Centre

Two hours north of Sydney and 20 minutes from the Hunter Valley’s Wine region, you find this wonderful hideaway. It’s set on 200 acres of spectacular Australian bushland at the foot of the majestic Watgan Mountains. 

The Hunter Valley Retreat offers personally designed corpoate events, from conferences, functions, conventions to great team-building experiences. They have a purpose-built auditorium, suitable for small groups or large groups of up to 250 people. Onsite accommodation is provided to up to 140 guests and the restaurant can cater to your needs, with fabulous foods, as well as stunning views of the bush land.

Finally treat your guests to the full Hunter Valley expereince by visition one of the many local wineries.

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The Ridge at Maleny

Discover the beauty, tranquility and uniqueness of The Ridge at Maleny, within an hour’s drive from Brisbane. The fresh mountain air and peaceful setting provides an energising environment for your team members. Their spacious and private function centre, with views across the valley, would be the prefect space for your next retreat, team conference or corporate event. It includes all the technology necessary for your team to collaborate effectively.

The accommodation is luxurious, comfortable and private. The 14 cabins were built in 2020, stationed on the highest point of the property, giving spectacular views north to the Conondale Ranges and south the the Glasshouse Mountains.

Their events are fully catered  with menu options from their commercial kitchen and off-site dining experinces, all sourcing local and fesh seasonal product. The activities on offer are hiking, a bonfire under the stars, yoga, bbq, meditation and wellness. 

You’ll find The Ridge at Maleny stunning in every way. Find out more at

Style Your Corporate Retreat Your Way…

Organising a Corporate Retreat is a great way of enhancing productivity and enthusiasm, improving your company culture or simply rewarding your staff for a job well done.

There are so many options for different sized groups, different types of events and different styles. So much so, you could literally spend hours researching, and trying to choose the right type of retreat to suit your needs and your employees.

Our advice? Save time by simply choosing the venue above that you like the most – and contact their team.

Often, they have event coordinators who can literally handle everything that you and your team might need – so you don’t have to worry about a single detail. That way, you can relax and make the most of this time out too.















































































































































The Retreat Lady
Author: The Retreat Lady

Sarah Willmott, founder of Retreat Me Happy is passionate about making Retreats accessible to everyone. She specialises in helping Retreats reach a wider audience by creating this online platform. By day Sarah sends care packages to help people feel better (she owns Feel Better Box) and by night she builds this website to help you find your perfect retreat.