10 fun venues to kick off the new year

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These amusement venues will blow your guests away!

Kick off the new year with one of these fun venues, perfect for entertaining guests at your next corporate event.

1. Dreamworld

Hosting a corporate event at Dreamworld is a unique opportunity to tap into the fun and energetic atmosphere only a theme park can provide.
As Australia’s biggest theme park, Dreamworld is the business of fun! But their event spaces are also perfectly suited to cater for a variety of corporate events and create lasting memories for clients.
Dreamworld’s event coordinators can tailor event packages to suit any budget. Think animal encounters, cultural experiences, outdoor dining and exclusive access to rides – it’s all possible.
The venues can cater for up to 280 people for a seated function to approximately 500 for a cocktail function, as well as large-scale events for between 600 to 4000 people.

2. Luna Park Melbourne

Why settle for a regular function space when you can have all the fun of the fair, right in the heart of St Kilda’s entertainment precinct?
Melbourne’s Luna Park has a number of spaces on offer throughout the park, each with its own personality.
Guests can have private access to the park, including rides, attractions and food, surrounded by the vista of Port Phillip Bay. Or why not book an event while the park is open and soak up the carnival atmosphere with other guests, while enjoying exclusive use of the Luna Park function spaces?

3. Topgolf Gold Coast

Topgolf is the Gold Coast’s newest attraction and is the perfect place for both aspiring golf pros and beginners.
Players hit micro-chipped golf balls that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield.
It’s competitive. It’s fun. And it’s a unique way to entertain corporate clients and colleagues in a very non-corporate setting.
The venue also offers private and semi-private event spaces fitted with high quality AV equipment.

Topgolf Golf Coast

4. Taronga Centre

Located only 12 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay and within the grounds of Taronga Zoo, the Taronga Centre boasts spectacular views over Sydney Harbour.
The Taronga Centre recently refurbished venues offer panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the CBD, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, private wrap-around balconies, bar, amenities and disabled access.
There are several in-ground locations which also provide fantastic event spaces, including the Harbourview Garden Court for small intimate dinners of up to 60 guests or the Concert Lawns for BBQs with up to 2000 guests. The View Restaurant is also now available for events after a recent refurbishment.

5. Madame Tussauds

With nine interactive themed zones and over 85 iconic wax figures, Sydney’s Madame Tussauds boasts a glamorous red-carpet event experience, allowing guests to get up close and personal with the stars.
Booked in its entirety, Madame Tussauds Sydney offers an exclusive and unique event space like no other.
Equipped with two large zones, A-list and Music, the events team can deliver exquisite sit-down dinners for up to 100 guests or spectacular cocktail evenings for up to 700 guests

Madame Tussauds

6. Werribee Open Range Zoo

Get up close and personal with lions, cheetahs, hippos and gorillas at Werribee Zoo for your next corporate event.
Located west of Melbourne, the zoo has a number of event spaces on offer to cater for any taste or budget.
Whether you’re organising a corporate family day for thousands, a cocktail party for 350 guests in the Meerkat Bistro or a more intimate gathering in the Slumber Dining Hut, the experienced events team will be able to work with you to create a totally bespoke and unique event.

7. Luna Park Sydney

Sydney’s much-loved and iconic Luna Park offers premium and unique venues custom-built to suit your next event.
Luna Park Venues Sydney is perfect for everything from small business meetings or conferences, to product launches, gala dinners and weddings.
The Crystal Palace is a stunning heritage-listed building offering uninterrupted views of the Sydney Harbour and the cityscape, while The Big Top is a purpose-built leading entertainment and major event centre, ideal for award dinners, cocktails parties, trade shows, exhibitions and concerts.

8. Sea World Resort

Boasting a stunning Broadwater location and easy access to Australia’s best theme parks, Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast is your one-stop-shop for memorable conferences.
Since opening the doors to a multi-million dollar conference centre that caters for up to 950 delegates, Sea World Resort now offers 10 versatile conference and meeting spaces on-site.
With a range of 400 accommodation rooms to choose from, the resort will feel like a home away from home and will leave your delegates with a lasting impression. There is also a beach just opposite the resort, plus wonderful walks to kick off your day or to unwind after the conference

Sea World Resort

9. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Located in Darling Harbour, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is the perfect location to host every type of event from corporate networking cocktails to Christmas parties, award nights and product launches.
Breakfast, lunch, cocktail and dinner events are catered to with a range of spaces including the Penguin Expedition, the awe-inspiring Dugong Island and the brand new Day and Night on the Reef Oceanarium.
With over 13,000 aquatic animals including sub-Antarctic penguins, dugong, sharks and schools of tropical fish, SEA LIFE offers an eye-opening experience for all ages.

10. Village Roadshow Theme Parks

Imagine dining with the dolphins or daring to conquer the steepest drop in the Southern Hemisphere at your next conference.
With six exciting properties on offer, famous for their exhilarating rides, exciting shows, amazing animals and spectacular theming, Village Roadshow Theme Parks will transform your next conference into a truly amazing experience.
From a mesmerising dinner at Sea World’s Shark Bay to a countryside, day or night Aussie Farm event at Paradise Country there’s a little something for everyone. If glitz and glam is more your style enjoy a spectacular Hollywood starlight dinner at Warner Bros Movie World or enjoy an evening dinner show filled with non-stop drama and action at the Australian Outback Spectacular.
For more corporate event venues throughout Australia, be sure to search A LIST Guide.

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