Port Macquarie Conference Venues | Sails Resort by Rydges


Sails Resort by Rydges has some exciting spaces to enjoy your next meeting or conference. Escape the hustle of the CBD and resort to a waterfront conference venue with some creative breakout and recreation spaces for your delegates. Conference delegates will enjoy  premium newly appointed resort guest rooms and suites with private terraces and balconies overlooking the resort grounds, gardens or waterfront complimented by the stunning new pool and poolside terrace.

Meet in one of our four well-appointed conference rooms catering for up to 120 guests with dinner and gala event facilities for up to 140 in our waterfront restaurant and bar. The resort is perfect for your executive retreat or a meeting to reinvigorate and refocus your team for the year ahead. Sails Resort has daily catering and conference packages from $39pp per day with dinner packages from $45 per person. Our conference coordinator will work with you and local providers to tailor a conference itinerary capturing the essence of Port Macquarie ensuring your conference is a success in and out of the meeting room.

Choose from the following spaces:
Macquarie Room
Hastings Room with private terrace
Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
Poolside Entertainment Terrace and Cabana Bar
All weather Pavilion with Private Formal Gardens  ( Due for completion in June 2016)



Stunning Waterfront Events Centre for 350 guests due for completion in December of 2016 – please contact our Conference team today for details…


Outside of the conference room your team can enjoy:

Cruising on the river via our private jetty
Wine tours and tastings at one of the six local wineries – Cassegrain Wines. Bago Vineyards, Innes Lake Vineyard & Rose Vineyard to name a few
Beer Tasting at one of the three local breweries – Black Duck, Wicked Elf or Hops & Tails
Learn to Surf
Paddle boarding & Canoeing
Yoga classes at the Resort
Go Karting
Cheese making
Abseiling and hiking in the hinterland

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Meeting Testimonial

"The Dinner was fabulous Michelle and I would like to thank you for all of your help with the organising. You are always such a pleasure to co-ordinate things through and you make things happen. Thanks , also goes to the Chef for his fine Menu. This was absolutely fantastic! We have had nothing but great feedback on the night and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Thanks for a great evening."

- Alison Woods, Charles Sturt University

"Thanks Michelle, The night went very well thanks. The room was great and the staff were all very hospitable. All-in-all a great night and thanks for your professional help throughout."

- Guy Middlebrook, Advantage Financial Services

"Dear Peter and all the staff that helped - Steve and I would like to thank you for the beautiful job you did of decorating our wedding, on November 5th at Rydges. The service and reception areas looked fantastic and all our guests were very impressed! Thank you for your creativeness and very very professional, reliable service you provided. The place looked just how I'd hoped it would, and we had a fantastic day!"

- Jenny & Steve Weston

Room/Space Area Ceiling
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Banquet With Dancefloor Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Hastings (Whole Room) 9.5m x 7.2m 3.2m 103m² 100 n/a 200 80 n/a 150 40
Marina (Divided) n/a 3.2m n/a 25 n/a 50 25 n/a 45 18
Port (Divided) n/a 3.2m n/a 25 n/a 50 25 n/a 45 18
Starboard (Divided) n/a 3.2m n/a 15 n/a 35 15 n/a 20 10
Macquarie n/a 2.7m n/a 40 n/a 50 30 n/a 50 20
Garden n/a 2.7m n/a 40 n/a 50 30 n/a 50 20
Spinakers Restaurant n/a n/a n/a 150 n/a 200 80 0 150 40
Private Dining Area n/a n/a n/a 100 n/a 200 25 n/a 45 18
Deal name >> Queenstown
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