Q Station

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1 North Head Scenic Drive
Manly, NSW 2095



Set on Sydney's glorious harbour, Q Station is one of Australia's significant heritage and environmental landmarks, preserved within 30 acres of the Sydney Harbour National Park at North Head.  Beautifully refurbished accommodation, in keeping with its National Heritage status listing, 'Retreat' and conference centre incorporate the original buildings and environmental sites with spectacular vistas across North Harbour, Port Jackson and Sydney Harbour's entrance.  Just 35 minutes from central Sydney and 5 minutes from Manly Beach.


24-hour reception, daily house keeping, car parking, wireless and broadband internet.


Views Restaurant offers in-house guests breakfast and lunch for conference and meeting delegates.  Dine on the edge of Sydney's amazing harbour at the Boilerhouse Harbourside Restaurant and enjoy contemporary Australian cuisine with a nod to the Station's heritage.  Open each night for dinner and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.  The Engine Room is also open for lunch on weekends and the Visitors Centre Kiosk offers light snacks and refreshments daily, Wednesday to Sunday. 


Swim, snorkel, kayak and bush walk in the wild beauty of Sydney Harbour National Park and the wonderful heritage of Q Station's fascinating history.  A unique historic site with a colourful past, beautifully refurbished accommodation, sympatetic to its National Heritage status and relaxed, creative dining in a distinctive location.


Visitors Centre Museum, a range of tour options including the History and renowned Ghost tours, on-site massage therapist and the galleries, cafes, museums and attractions of Manly Beach.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Perfect for meetings, seminars, product launches, team building and unique celebratory events.  15 individually presented, beautifully detailed heritage meeting and conference rooms, all featuring natural light and many with sensational views of Sydney Harbour.  Superb catering and choice of dining venues and break-out areas.

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 1/2 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 73
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 120

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

73 heritage guestrooms with the choice of harbour and garden views.  6 heritage cottages, perfect for families and groups, with a choice of stunning views of the harbour and Q Station surrounds.

Minimum Capacity 1Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 400Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 400Conference - Day package$
Maximum Table Seating 200ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 250Per Room$

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:
ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
(A2) Dr Cumpston Room  150    80    120    75  30  30  183  
(H1) Nurse Ford Room (I & II)  150    80    120    60  30  30  115  
(P3 & P7) Ladies Sewing Rooms  80    50    50    30  25  20  66  
(A20) Dining Room  150    96              106  
(P12) Dr Salter Room  25    20    20    18  20  20  50  
(P10) Dr Mackellar Room  40    20    40    18  20  20  50  
(P27) Governor Bourke Ballroom  400    200    250    160  70    283  
P2          16    10  8  12  28  
P22  20    20    25    12  12  14  38  

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  no
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  no
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  no

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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