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Perth and Western Australia Meeting Planners Guide : 2016-2018 Meeting Planners Guide
2016-18 Meeting Planners Guide Just 40 minutes south of the CBD you will find Rockingham, home to one of Perth’s hidden treasures, Shoalwater Islands Marine Park including Penguin Island, which offers a unique delegate experience or casual dining option. The newest Rockingham accommodation option is Quest Rockingham, conveniently located opposite Rockingham’s premier meeting space, the Gary Holland Community Centre. Quest Rockingham is complemented by a range of self-catering accommodation in Rockingham and a broad selection of options in nearby Mandurah. Mandurah takes its name from the Noongar word for meeting place ‘Mandjar’ and is the second largest city in Western Australia. The city centre foreshore is home to a variety of wildlife including dolphins, pelicans, shags and an abundance of marine life including the blue manna crab, which has become synonymous with the area. The city is also known for its protected waterways, beaches, boating and fishing activities. A variety of accommodation and venue spaces are clustered around Mandjar Square including the 4.5 -star Sebel Mandurah, Seashells Mandurah, Quest Apartments or self-catering chalets on the Ocean Marina. Bespoke venue space can be found at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Offshore Fishing Club, Mandurah Conference Centre (formerly the Sailing Museum) or the nearby Bendigo Stadium home to Peel Thunder Football Club. Accommodation • 4.5-star: 221 rooms • 4-star: 248 rooms • 3-star: 292 rooms Dining • Fine Dining: 3 restaurants • Casual Dining: 92 outlets • Venues for 200 and 800 guests: 8 venues Rockingham, Mandurah and the Peel Region Retail • Rockingham City Shopping Centre: 220 outlets • Mandurah Forum: 150 outlets Transport RAIL Operated by Transperth Southern Line - Mandurah 50 minutes from Perth CBD - Rockingham 40 minutes from Perth CBD ROAD Kwinana Freeway Southbound - Mandurah 1 hour from Perth CBD - Rockingham 50 minutes from Perth CBD Mandurah forms part of the Peel Region which extends from Mandurah to Waroona in the south. The area boasts a series of natural walking tracks, wetlands, beaches, wineries and an estuary twice the size of Sydney Harbour, plus the largest Thrombolite reef in the Southern Hemisphere at Lake Clifton. 70kms from CBD Mandurah 2016-18 Meeting Planners Guide