CountryPlace is an award-winning, residential conference retreat in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Set in the Olinda State Forest, surrounded by magnificent gardens with panoramic views of Silvan Dam and right down the Yarra Valley.

The venue is the only conference centre to win the Victorian Tourism Award five times.

Located just 40 minutes from Melbourne CBD, CountryPlace provides accommodation for up to 120 delegates.The centre has 5 conference rooms and 10 breakout rooms fully equipped with state of the art conferencing.

CountryPlace offers team building facilities and a variety of recreational activities including tennis, pool, gym, basketball, jogging and walking trails.


Wide range of team building facilities including sword fencing, Segway riding.Variety of recreational and sporting activities: tennis, basketball, gym, pool, fussball, and nearby golf. Food events include spit roasts, bush breakfasts, picnics at Silvan Dam, Winemaker’s dinners and Faulty Towers The Dining Experience shows.