To be remembered by your delegates for years to come, do something different in your FY18 calendar. Plan now to give your attendees a chance to think outside the box, have new experiences and be livened and inspired by what you can give them throughout your event. Here are 2 unique properties that you may not have thought of for your next conference, incentive or executive retreat. Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge Give executive delegates the opportunity to think clearly on a truly special luxury retreat, surrounded by the fresh mountain air and breath-taking terrain of Tasmania.With up to ten flights daily direct from Melbourne to Launceston and transfer services from Launceston airport, accessing the Lodge from interstate is easier than ever. Nestled on the edge of World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge provides a rewarding experience for executives and an outcome-focused result for your conference. A haven of warm hospitality, the more intimate 85 person capacity spans across three flexible event rooms, with the Lodge offering expert catering from the kitchen. Our Event Organisers can design a team building program to suit your theme and fitness levels of your group. Incentives span guided National Park walks, summertime fly fishing, night spotlight tours, cheese and wine tasting, cooking classes and more. While adventure seekers immerse themselves in nature's beauty, executive delegates craving a little R'n'R can enjoy a pampering session in the onsite spa facility, Waldheim Alpine Spa. Doubling as a luxury retreat for your executives, plush accommodation options embrace the peaceful Cradle Mountain lake and bushland views to complete the full experience. Mantra Lorne Just two hours by car from Melbourne and guests arrive to regional Victoria's largest residential conference venue, Mantra Lorne. It is here that groups of up to 550 can be hosted in up to seven different settings from the pillarless Convention Centre to The Observatory and be surrounded by old world charm in the Private Dining Room or modern sophistication in one of the Boardrooms. A total of 12 acres set right on the beachfront is available for team building activities and experiences for your delegates to engage with, and the options are as varied as they come. For onsite activities, choose from likes of tennis programs from Tennis Australia accredited coaches, outdoor cinema facilities, surf lessons and outdoor games like bocce, croquet and lawn bowls. Nearby local attractions span from Erskine Falls to boutique wineries and stunning lookouts to admire the region and coastline scenery from up high. Delegates up for a short drive in any direction from the resort can find attractions like the iconic Twelve Apostles, Otway Fly Treetop Walk and Split Point Lighthouse. With premium accommodation options, there's every reason for your delegates to stay and enjoy what Mantra Lorne and surrounds have to offer. For more information on how our Events Team can facilitate a function at one of our two unique southern conferencing venues, simply complete a quick form about your upcoming event and we’ll be in touch shortly.