Shoal Bay Conference Centre: Conferences & Events

Located within the Ramada Resort is the Shoal Bay Convention Centre, a stunning beachfront location providing the ideal backdrop to your next event and has just received a breathtaking multi-million dollar renovation. L The team at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay and Shoal Bay Country Club are dedicated to ensuring whether you are visiting for a conference or a special event, that every detail is taken care of. With a reputation for award-winning food and wine, the neighbouring Shoal Bay Country Club offers a range of quality dining and menu options which complement our stylish and comfortable accommodation options. Submit an enquiry form below for more information.

Events & Conferences

The Shoal Bay Convention Centre can accommodate events of up to 500 people, connecting you with everything you need for a conference and tailored packages to suit your needs. Our dedicated conference and event management team are on hand to provide ongoing professional and technical support for your event. The purpose-built function centre can cater for all medium to large conferences and events, featuring state-of-the-art facilities including multi-functional spaces, ample break-out or trade-show areas, high quality audio visual and award winning catering options to meet the requirements of any event. The Convention Centre contains a large, fully-equipped kitchen and two bars dedicated to catering for small and large groups. Catering and food packages are unrivalled and first-class with multiple packages on offer and a vast range of options to suit the needs of you and your guests.


Once the business side of your event is done, there are various activities and team building activities on offer in the surrounding area. If mingling with colleagues and sipping cocktails intrigues you then the Shoal Bay Country Clubs beach-chic Courtyard, or Patio overlooking Shoal Bay Beach, is for you. For the more daring, paddle boarding, quad-biking, or dolphin and whale watching are just some of the exciting activities on offer in the Shoal Bay area.


The Perfect Wedding Venue

Located within the Convention Centre, is Port Stephens premier wedding facility. This quiet, picturesque enclave of Port Stephens, offers an unparalleled venue for your special day. Having also just received a breathtaking refurbishment, seeing it gifted with stunning architectural and interior design features, making it the new, premier location for your special day. With wedding spaces set against the perfect backdrop of crystal clear waterways, multiple options of award-winning menus, and premium beverage lists, it is the perfect destination for a magical seaside wedding ceremony and reception.

Catering to all types of nuptials, from small, intimate affairs, to large, lavish events for up to 500 guests, our waterfront-wedding destination will ensure that any wedding is a memorable and gracious occasion for you, your families and your guests. Please download our wedding pack here, or submit an enquiry below.


Guest Accommodation

Ramada Shoal Bay has accommodation to suit all budgets and is the only beachfront resort in Port Stephens. Your guests will enjoy the time away in one of our studios, self-contained apartments, villas or suites. They can stay a little longer to take time to relax with visiting family and friends over a game of golf, a meal or drink in one of the four restaurants and bars. Submit an enquiry form below for more information.


Ramada Shoal Bay Weddings

Whether you choose to stay for one night or a two-week honeymoon, Ramada Shoal Bay has the perfect retreat to help you unwind after your wedding. Spend time together exploring the 26 beautiful bays in the area and take a champagne kayak tour at sunset.








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Indoor Pool 24-hour Reception
Water activities 3 luxurious spas
Bike hire Fitness centre with gym
Laundry facilities Onsite parking
Restaurant and bar Café
Conference facilities Complimentary Wi-Fi
Locality GuideDriving times are approximate
Newcastle Airport 37 minutes
Sydney 2.5 hours
Hunter Valley 2 hours
Stockton Beach 47 minutes
Tea Gardens 1 hour 10 minutes
Broughton Island 1 hour 30 minutes

Tomaree National Park

10 minutes

Stockton Sand Dunes

40 minutes

Dolphin Swim Australia

5 minutes

Moonshadow Cruises

6 minutes

Port Stephens Country Club

1 minute

Anna Bay

16 minutes