Conferences, Meetings & Corporate Events

Thunderbird Park is the ultimate South East Queensland meetings, incentives, conferences, corporate retreat and event venue.

Welcome delegates to a personalised and unforgettable experience where adventure joins nature.

An amazing climate - not too hot in Summer and cosy wood fires in Winter! - pristine rainforests and expansive woodlands, colourful birds and hospitable staff...there are hundreds of reasons why Thunderbird Park makes the perfect South East Queensland conference destination.

Your delegates will enjoy a personalised and unforgettable experience in nature's paradise, AKA Thunderbird Park - where adventure joins nature! To complement our very own Utopia, our professional conference specialist and her team know the importance of providing expert guidance in delivering well-organised events. Combined with this, we provide warm country hospitality, great food and excellent facilities and activities that are second to none.

These are the reasons so many of our conference clients return time and again! Achieving great outcomes for our clients has been learned over many years of hosting conferences. We know that our role needs to be seamless. To achieve this, our staff are trained into our 'Yes Certainly' culture which, when translated, means NOTHING is ever too much trouble.

We have a professional team to assist you in putting together your event from beginning to end. Firstly, we'll establish your goals and objectives. Once we understand these, we then tailor the event to meet your exact requirements.

With every event we organise, it is our goal to deliver maximum impact and return on our clients' investment. We are here to translate ideas into experiences and then, with these experiences, constructive and lasting outcomes are achieved!

What makes us stand out?

  • Experienced Conference Specialist with a Supporting Team
  • Under an hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast
  • Beautiful Tamborine Mountain location
  • Stand-alone Conference & Event Venues, all with Natural Light
  • Outstanding Corporate Team Building Programs
  • Home of TEQs Gold Award winner, TreeTop Challenge with the Canyon Flyer Zip Line
  • A Variety of Menus to Cater for all Budgets
  • Private and Outstanding Dining Venues
  • Stylish Accommodation
  • Everything you will need is in one Location!

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Stand-Alone Conference Venues


Meeting Rooms, Conference Rooms, Event Spaces, Incentives, Exhibitions, Boardrooms and Training Rooms.

Our reverse-cycle air-conditioned stand-alone conference centres with an abundance of natural light will be set with notepads and pens, spring water and mints. Conference equipment including a data projector, screen, Polycom conference phone, flip chart and whiteboard are standard inclusions in all conference packages. Additional conference equipment can be arranged if required.

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The recently renovated, stand alone conference room features an open brick fireplace, private verandahs, ducted air conditioning and wireless broadband internet access.

Max Capacity - 140

The sanctuary room

This recently renovated, stand alone conference room has an abundance of natural light, ceiling mounted data projector, air conditioning and wireless broadband internet access.

Max Capacity - 140

The rafters conference room

Intimate boardroom setting with open fireplace, chesterfield settees, private courtyard, air conditioning and wireless broadband internet access. Perfect for smaller conferences.

Max Capacity - 60

Miner's Lantern room

Dining Venues

If you and your team are big foodies, your dining experience will be an important aspect of your conference.
Whether you're into fine dining or are looking for traditional, seasonal food, our chefs will tailor a menu to your conference - be prepared for your mouth to water!

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Standing majestically alongside the tumbling waters of Cedar Creek. Imagine jasmine covered pillars, a cascading waterfall and rock pools for a unique dining experience in the rainforest. The scene for your conference or event is complete with a roaring bonfire. Experience Australiana dining at its best at the Rainforest Amphitheatre.

Island glade

A stylish and relaxed atmosphere for your delegates is in store at the Rainforest Restaurant and Lounge Bar. They will enjoy the rainforest surrounds by day and the beautiful lighting effects by night. Our state of the art virtual DJ adds to the atmosphere giving you fun a night to remember.

Beautifully set table with white table cloth and nice centrepiece

An intimate setting for private dining, the Miner's Lantern makes for an elegant statement complete with a roaring fireplace, leather chesterfield settees, magnificent antique decor and original artworks. A private courtyard extends through double French doors with outdoor tables and chairs for your use.

Miner's Lantern function room dressed up with white table cloths & bright lighting


Does your conference run for more than a day?

We have beautiful modern accommodation set in wonderful rainforest surrounds where conference attendees can be accommodated for one or more nights should you require it. We also have a number of dining venues available to provide evening meals, breakfast and lunch for your delegates. Cedar Creek Lodges is truly the complete solution when you are looking for a Gold Coast conference venue with all the facilities.

More room styles available, please visit Cedar Creek Lodges for more information.

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The Creek Lodges are self-contained 2 bedroom stylish and architecturally designed lodges nestled along the banks of beautiful Cedar Creek. The king size beds can be split. It has a spacious kitchen.

Homely creek lodge with brightly coloured futniture & the fireplace burning.

The Premium Rooms contain 2 queen size beds, a small 2 seater settee with pull-out footrest, reverse cycle air conditioning, walk-in shower and a twin basin powder room with Hollywood lights.

Brightly lit accomodation with 2 beds

The Executive Rooms contain a queen size bed and king size bed, which can be split into 2 single beds and a reverse cycle air conditioning.

Bright & modern accommodation room with 2 beds

Team Building Packages & Activities

We have put together an Adventure Team Building Package to get you and your team out of the office and into a dynamic bonding experience. 

Are you bored with the same old corporate activities and team building exercises? Do something a little different and that actually works! Choose from adventure activities, high ropes course, laser skirmish and evening entertainment - something to cater for all!

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The Adventure Team Building Package starts @ $109per person*


  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Choice of Conference Rooms – all stand-alone with natural light and air conditioning
  • CONFERENCE EQUIPMENT: HDMI wireless & video, BOSE audio soundbar, data projector, ceiling mount screen, Logitech wireless presenter, flip chart/butcher's paper, whiteboard/pens
  • Room set-up to client's requirements with notepads, pens, spring water and mints

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Phone: +61 7 5545 7982

A group of people wearing the high ropes harnesses pose for a photo before doing the Tree Top Challenge

Find out more about our corporate team building programs here.


Canyon Flyer - Zipline Tour

The Canyon flyer is an adventure attraction on the Gold Coast and is one of Australia's largest guided Zipline Canopy Tours of up to 10 adventurers with 2 awesome guides. The Zipline Tour consists of 7 Huge Zip Lines that traverse Cedar Creek Canyon multiple times before dropping into the canyon and flying just above the tree top canopy below.

Adventure Park - Highropes Course

The Adventure Park is a half day experience and has more than 100 TreeTop Challenges including 11 Huge flying foxes and Tarzan Swings. You will experience stunning rainforest and massive heights!

Treetop Challege - group watches on as a woman flies down the zipline

Away from the interruptions and bustle of the everyday office environment your team can achieve your corporate objectives.

Laser Skirmish is great for team building and development, leadership development and cultural and strategic change. Equip your team with infrared weapons and sensors and head for the forest.

Laser Skirmish in Tamborine Rainforest

Even though we work in different departments, in different offices across the city, state or country, we are still aiming for the same common goal of the one company. Participants must navigate their way through a series of challenges using physical, mental and creative abilities on their quest for the Holy Grail.

The holy grail team building adventure

Acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we all live, learn and work with one of our newest Indigenous Programs. Activities include:

  • Smoking Ceremony
  • Acknowledgement and Respect to Country Ceremony
  • Collaborative Artwork
  • No Tabu Yarn Workshop

The Championship Mini Golf takes mini golf from an activity to an artform. It is the real deal – it has water hazards, rock traps, bridges, bunkers and obstacles. It's FUN, FUN, FUN! Designed by internationally acclaimed designer, Craig Barlett, this course is a great way to wind down your conference day. Open from 8am to 8pm daily.

Young man putting on the adventure mini golf green

Pre-dinner drink packages - get your night off with your team.

  • Tasting on the Terrace - drinks & canapes around a fire
  • Adventure Mini Golf...It's a Hole Lot of Fun!
  • Chill at the Falls - drinks & canapes at Cedar Creek Falls
  • Muddling in Miner's Lantern - cocktails & canapes

Gorgeous Mt Tamborine sunset

Your guests will have no trouble getting into character and immersing themselves in the plot, when they are greeted at the door by their flamboyant Host. The game will proceed without you having to do anything but enjoy yourself, as the host takes charge of all elements of the event's game.

Detective's magnifying glass over hovering the words Murder Mystery.


Looking for the perfect Conference & Event Venue?
Our Conference Specialist is happy to assist you!

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