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If your 'wish list' reads something like... location within 1 hour from Melbourne CBD & airport; offering great wines & beautiful cuisine using the best local produce; abundant natural light & views preferred; plus 5 star, spacious accommodation - then Balgownie Estate may be just what you're looking for! 


Offering unparalleled service & an idyllic, distraction-free setting with sweeping vineyard & valley views, accommodation comprises 69 modern, luxurious guest apartments - 55 of which are King Spa Suites with full-sized spa bath, balcony, lounge/kitchenette & more.  Facilities include Rae's Restaurant, tennis court, health club & Natskin Day Spa.  Expansive glass & vineyard views are a signature of the purpose-designed Conference Centre catering for up to 320 guests, plus options for smaller groups/breakout spaces, private dining & team building.

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The award-winning Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa is situated in the heart of the Yarra Valley and is an inspirational destination for meetings and special events, demonstrating how luxury and environmental sustainability can co-exist in harmony. Under an hour from the CBD and Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport but worlds away from distraction, Balgownie offers unparalleled service, great food and an idyllic setting with sweeping vineyard and valley views.

Accommodation comprises 69 modern and luxurious guest apartments, with disabled facilities available. 55 of these are Spa Suites featuring king-sized bed, full size spa bath, private balcony and includes separate lounge and kitchenette, complimentary internet and Foxtel, mini bar, room service, individually controlled air conditioning/heating and direct dial ISDN/STD. Up to 10 rooms can be configured to form 2 bedroom/2 bathroom dual-keyed apartments.

Rae's Restaurant offers a la carte dining seven days per week. Rae's Private Dining Room, the Function Centre and the Cellar Door are also ideal for special events. Balgownie Estate offers a guest lounge, Cellar Door, Health Club with heated indoor experience pool, plus Natskin Day Spa for massage and beauty treatments.


Expansive glass and views over the vineyards and valley are a signature of the purpose designed Conference Centre catering for up to 320 guests cocktail style, 150 banquet or any number of room layouts to offer maximum flexibility. All conferences are carbon-neutral. A combination of incentive, team building, pampering and exciting adventure activities can be incorporated into your agenda to create a truly memorable event.

The Melba Room features floor to ceiling windows with stunning views over the vineyards and Yarra Valley. The adjacent Anderson Room accommodates up to 25 delegates in a U-shape. An undercover terrace wraps around the conference centre, ideal for breaks or pre-dinner drinks. There are 2 Executive Boardrooms plus Suites offer the perfect solution for smaller groups or additional breakout/syndicate rooms, whilst the Cellar Door can be utilised for group wine tastings, or booked for evening cocktail receptions, private functions and degustation dinners. Complimentary wine tastings are also offered between 10am-5pm daily.


  • Banquet seating  - 130 guests 
  • Cocktail (stand-up) - 320 guests
  • Theatre style - 160 delegates
  • Cabaret (clusters or rounds) - 120 delegates
  • Classroom - 80 delegates
  • U-shape - 40 delegates

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