Couran Cove Island Resort

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South Stradbroke Island
South Stradbroke Island, QLD 4216


Couran Cove Island Resort is located on South Stradbroke Island only 40 minutes by ferry off Queensland’s Gold Coast, Australia. 

Set in peaceful natural surrounds, Couran Cove Island Resort is a unique Australian island resort which features pristine white beaches, majestic rainforest and native Australian wildlife. 

Winner of Environmental, Architectural, Tourism and Catering awards, Couran Cove Island Resort offers a range of beautiful marine style accommodation, a wide choice of excellent dining options and is ideal for a special business event or conference.

Natural beauty, iconic architectural features, strong commitment to the environment, luxury accommodation and state-of-the-art technology, combine to make this a memorable destination.  It is always the right time for meetings on the resort, even better knowing that you can have a successful business event while making a positive contribution to the environment and supporting a world-leading, sustainable eco-tourism resort.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

The resort not only offers a selection of modern, well-equipped venues for your business needs, but showcases our beautiful island setting by offering a choice of indoor and outdoor venues to take advantage of the stunning marina views and gorgeous natural island surrounds.

Indoor Venue Choices:

The Boardroom -  Located on the marine boardwalk, this special venue offers a private waterfront room with a range of audio-visual facilities for meetings of up to 12 delegates.

The Conference Centre – The Olympic room, The Landy and Jackson rooms. Our resort Conference Centre can cater for up to 180 people. The rooms, with a theatre-style offering, offer waterfront views across the marina and lagoon with a bright, airy feel and large windows allowing natural light to stream in.

The Beach Pavilion – This venue is a lagoon and beach-front purpose-built marquee that can cater for a theatre style conference for up to 300 delegates or a 300 guest themed dinner.  The marquee can also be configured into three separate divided areas for trade display exhibitions.

Eco Venue Choices:

Mango and Melaleuca Villas – Located in the Marine Resort are the Mango and Melaleuca Villas, which can cater for up to 25 people in a two-level villa featuring small meeting rooms or break-out areas.

Namatjira Rooms -  Set in the Nature resort area of the island, the Namatjira Room offers a relaxing, secluded and very Australian alternative for your next meeting. This Ecocabin room features wrap-around screened verandas for breakout sessions or working lunches and caters for up to 35 people.

Outdoor Venue Choices:

The Convention Lawn -  Located adjacent to the Conference Centre and overlooking the lagoon, this picturesque area is perfect for small group activities, break-out sessions and cocktail parties.

Blue Gum Point -  Blue Gum Point is an open lawn and private beach area encompassed within the Beach Pavilion conference location. Overlooking Spa Island and the lagoon, the location is primarily used for team building, themed lunch and dinner events.

The Mango Chapel – Located adjacent to the Conference Centre is an open-air venue in a natural amphitheatre created by large mango trees. The altar/stage and seating are all made from local wood to give a distinctive, rustic feel.

Technical Facilities

We offer a complete range of audio-visual equipment, including state-of-the-art technology in computer presentation, teleconferencing and video projection, and wireless broadband hot spots in selected resort precincts. Presentations are well catered for with PA systems, special lighting systems, electronic whiteboards, flipcharts, lecterns, portable stages and complete black-out rooms.

Business Facilities

Our full-service business centre provides professional administrative services, including PC and internet/email access, photocopying, printing and faxing. Located on the marine boardwalk, it is adjacent to the main arrivals and conference building.


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Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 225
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 900

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Ramada Couran Cove Island Resort provides a choice of hotel-style rooms and self-contained units catering for 1 to 8 persons.  Our accommodation options are designed in contemporary Queensland-style architecture invites the gentle breezes inside and gives you impressive views of the islands unique natural surrounds.

Waterfront Resort Accommodation

This accommodation provides you with the very best of waterfront views perfectly situated at the very edge of the Ramada Couran Cove Marina or Lagoon.  Accommodation options available with waterfront views include:

Bonus complimentary inclusions for all accommodation types at Ramada Couran Cove are as follows:

Minimum Capacity 1Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$70
Maximum Capacity 400Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$80
Maximum Standing 400Conference - Day package$60
Maximum Table Seating 300ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 300Per Room$199

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)
Beach Pavilion  400  300  300    300    160  80    450  3 to 6
Olympic Room  180    90    140    100  50  40  164  2.38 to 3.5
Landy Room  60    N/A    50    40  25  30  83  2.1 to 2.38
Jackson Room  50    N/A    40    30  25  30  77  2.1 to 2.38
Mango Villa  25    20    30        20  44  2.4 to 5.2

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:  no
After Parties:  no
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  no
Hens & Bucks Nights:  no

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  Until 2 am

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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