Team Building - Yarra Valley, Woodend & the Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges, Yarra Valley and Central Victoria are ideal locations for team building. ACE has opened a new office to service the increasing number of conferences taking place in and around Woodend, Lancefield, Flowerdale and the Yarra Valley. We have opened a local ACE office allows us to assist you with all your team building and evening event requirements.

These venues are suitable for a wide range of ACE team building activities including Dancing with the Staff, High Performance Teams and Survivor. Most have private dining rooms so we can conduct the evening event of your choice.

Some of our favourites include Flowerdale Estate, Cammeray Waters, Lancemore Hill and Pinnacle Valley Resort.

Indoor Team Building Conference based

  • Project Apricot
  • Director's Cut
  • Star Factory
  • Dream Team
  • The Sales Pitch
  • ACE TV
  • High Performance Teams
  • Lions Den
  • Dancing with the Staff
  • ACE Circus
  • ACE Escape
  • Go with the Flow

Outdoor Team Building - Offsite/Conference based

  • Battle Zone
  • ACE Activities
  • Team Survivor
  • ACE Race Around the World
  • ACECAR Rally
  • ACE Olympics
  • Billy Cart Challenge

Evening & Special Events

  • Game Show
  • Bingo A Go Go
  • Murder Mystery
  • Music Trivia
  • Film Festival
  • The Ace Factor
  • Star Factory After Dark
  • Dream Team After Dark
  • Casino Royale
  • Justin McGinley
  • Super Hero Game Show
  • Dancing with the Staff After Dark

Learning & Development

  • Strategic Team Development
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership

Click here to contact us today for more information about our services for corporate team building services in Yarra Valley & Macedon Ranges.

Flowerdale Estate

Flowerdale Estate

Location:
2286 Broadford-Flowerdale Road, (Strath Creek) Flowerdale

Contact:
Peter Neville, Manager
Janine Harrison, Events Coordinator
(03) 5784 5600

Website:
www.flowerdaleestate.com.au

ACE Comments:

A sole occupancy venue located in a tranquil setting with amazing food. An opportunity to relax and get back to nature. Excellent spaces for both indoor and outdoor team building activities, including an undercover tennis court area.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 70 mins
Group Size:
Day: 60
Stay: 28 rooms that can be twin shared
ACE rating: *****
Privacy and serenity with old world charm.

Balgownie Estate

Balgownie Estate

Location:
1309 Melba Highway Yarra Glen

Contact:
Melanie Watson
(03) 9730 0700

Website:
www.balgownieestate.com.au

ACE Comments:
The 'Balgownie Experience' combines amazing food with scenic views and excellent facilities. This beautiful venue features rammed earth walls and has excellent spaces for outdoor activities. The conference room has bi-fold doors allowing for an inside/outside experience whilst conferencing. 

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 60 mins
Group Size:
Day: 196 cabaret or 160 theatre
Stay: 69 rooms, can accommodate up to 134 delegates
ACE rating: *****
Excellent facilities in a stunning location 

RACV Healesville Country Club

RACV Healesville Country Club

Location:
122 Healesville-Kinglake Road Healesville 3777

Contact:
Kylie Shorter
(03) 5962 4899

Website:
www.racv.com.au/venues

ACE Comments:
Beautifully presented and completely redeveloped this superb venue is ideal for conferencing. There are magnificent views and excellent outdoor areas for a wide variety of team building activities. Many conference rooms and break out areas allows for flexibility for a range of group sizes. A purpose built theaterette is ideal for showing movies created in the Director's Cut activity. 

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 75 mins
Group Size:
Day: 300 theatre style or 180 cabaret
Stay: 80 rooms that can be twin shared
ACE rating: *****
Ideal for conferencing

Lancemore Hill

Lancemore Hill

Location:
1030 Kilmore- Lancefield Road Kilmore 3764

Contact:
Conference Sales
Sarah DeBaradino 
(03) 8616 0534

Onsite Conference Coordinator
Natasha Dillon
(03) 5782 1844 

Website:
www.lancemore.com.au

ACE Comments:

Purpose built conference centre with excellent indoor and outdoor spaces for team building. Country hospitality with sensational food. Suitable for large and small conferences.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 60 mins
Group Size:
Day: 100
Stay: 71 single rooms, up to 130 twin share
ACE rating: *****
Country hospitality with great food

Pinnacle Valley Resort

Pinnacle Valley Resort

Location:
1 Mimosa Rive Merrijig Victoria 3723

Contact:
Kara Smith
(03) 5777 5788

Website:
www.pvr.com.au

ACE Comments:

Sensational purpose builit conference centre with views of Mt Buller. Excellent outdoor spaces suitable for a wide variety of team activities.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 2.5 hours
Group Size:
Day: 200 theatre or 150 cabaret
Stay: 42 rooms and 12 chalets. Can accommodate up to 100
ACE rating: *****
Great leisure and conferencing facilities 

Cammeray Waters

Cammeray Waters

Location:
140 Taylor Road
Woodend 3442

Contact:
Dee McMenamin
(03) 5427 2866

Website:
www.cammeraywaters.com.au

ACE Comments:

A sensational country style venue with friendly staff that make you feel part of their family. A charming and rustic property offering seclusion and sole occupancy for groups of 25 or more. Perfect for outdoor team building activities on their huge picturesque property. Equally suited to indoor sessions and evening events.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 55 mins
Group Size:
Day: 80
Stay: 33 rooms that can be twin shared
ACE rating : *****
Home away from home

Peppers Mineral Springs

Peppers Mineral Springs

Location:
124 Main Road Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461

Contact:
Kim Seccombe
(03) 5321 6273

Website:
www.peppers.com.au/springs

ACE Comments:

Think of Vanity Fair meets Architectural Digest then strip away the tension and pretense! Idyllic location, beautifully presented with simultaneously relaxed and professional service and wonderful food. Limited outdoor space on-site but scope for outdoor activities nearby.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 75 mins
Group Size:
Day: 100
Stay: 92

Glen Erin Vineyard Retreat

Glen Erin Vineyard Retreat

Location:
Rochford Road (4 km from)
Lancefield, Victoria 3435

Contact:
Brian Scales
(03) 5429 1041

Website:
www.glenerinretreat.com.au

ACE Comments:

Superb food and exceptional service. Ideal for conferences of around 20 - 30 delegates.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 75 mins
Group Size:
Day: 70
Stay: up to 50
ACE rating: *****
Country hospitality with great food

The Country Place

The Country Place

Location:
180 Olinda Creek Rd, Kalorama VIC 3766

Contact:
Jen Lambert
(03) 9728 7070

Website:
http://www.countryplace.com.au/

ACE Comments:
Nestled in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges & 45min from Melbourne's CBD with panoramic views overlooking the Silvan Dam down to the Yarra Valley.

At a glance:
CBD drive time: 45 mins
Group Size:
Day: 110
Stay: up to 97
ACE rating: *****
Immerse your senses in nature and enjoy the crisp fresh air.

Grange Bellinzona

Grange Bellinzona

Location:
77 Main Road Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461

Contact:
Sharon Ho
(03) 5429 9300

Website:
http://www.grangecc.com.au/bellinzona-daylesford/

ACE Comments:
Proudly situated in the heart of the pretty and historic village of Hepburn Springs, Grange Bellinzona welcomes you with its elegant heritage style.
Surrounded by beautiful natural beauty and the Wombat Forest as a backdrop, this Edwardian conference & reception venue offers an excellent environment for a relaxing and productive retreat for all.

At a glance:
CDB Drive time: 1 hour
Group Size:
Day: 120
Stay: 110
ACE rating: *****
Elegant historic and heritage style.

Grange Cleveland Winery

Grange Cleveland Winery

Location:
55 Shannons Road, Lancefield, Vic 3435

Contact:
Sharon Ho
(03) 5429 9300

Website:
http://www.grangecc.com.au/cleveland-winery/

ACE Comments:
Warm and welcoming, Grange Cleveland Winery sits in the heart of the Macedon Ranges wine country. With glorious views across our vineyard, the property offers modern, architect designed guest suites nestled alongside our historic 1890s Homestead. Grange Cleveland Winery is the perfect place to host a conference. Close enough to the city, yet far enough from unwanted distractions. Where break out sessions can be held amongst our cottage gardens or along the vines and have the company of our farm animals when you run a team building activity or exhibition.

At a glance:
CBD Drive time: 60 mins
Group Size:
Day: 140
Stay: 104
ACE rating: *****
A perfect environment for both relaxing and productive conferences.

Chateau Yering

Chateau Yering

Location:
42 Melba Hwy, Yering, VIC 3770

Contact:
Nikki Barca
03 9237 3333

Website:
www.chateauyering.com.au

ACE Comments:
With three private event spaces to cater for 4-150 delegates, historic gardens to explore and stunning views of the Yarra Valley, Chateau Yering Hotel provides an elegant venue for retreats and conferences. This magnificent five star property offers 32 luxury suites, individually decorated with fine antique furnishings, 2 guest lounges, cocktail bar, tennis courts and over 250 acres of land for all your event activities.


At a glance:
CBD Drive time: 50 mins
Group Size:
Day: 120
Stay: 32 Rooms
ACE rating: *****
Magnificent views across the Yarra Valley and its vineyards all the way to the Great Dividing Range.

Campaspe House

Campaspe House

Location:
29 Goldies Ln, Woodend VIC 3442

Contact:
Holger Rose
03 5427 2273

Website:
www.campaspehouse.com.au

ACE Comments:
Set on 32 acres of stunning Edna Walling designed gardens and natural bushland, Campaspe Country House is the perfect destination for conferences and weekend retreats. Campaspe is a unique property set in the peaceful surrounds of Woodend, one of the most beautiful villages of the Macedon Ranges. The 1927 English Manor House has lounges for you to relax and unwind, an intimate restaurant and luxurious upstairs accommodation rooms not to mention a further 16 courtyard rooms overlooking native bushland and a spacious 2 bedroom cottage complete with kitchenette and sitting room.

At a glance:

CBD Drive time: 50 mins
Group Size:
Day: 45
Stay: 19 Rooms
ACE rating: ****
An historic venue nestled in the beautiful Macedon Ranges with grand gardens surrounded in dramatic natural beauty.

The Lake House

The Lake House

Location:
4 King Street Daylesford 3460

Contact:
Mandy Bestwick
03 5348 3329

Website:
The Lake House

ACE Comments:
Ideally suited for large and small conferences, the Lake House is a tranquil retreat overlooking Lake Daylesford. ACE has conducted several amazing conferences at this superb venue. There are excellent outdoor areas for team activities and a purpose built conference room suitable for evening events. 

At a glance:
CBD Drive time: 60 mins
Group Size:
Day: 470
Stay: 33 Rooms
ACE rating: ****
An iconic venue situated in the heart of Daylesford.

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