Event Spaces

Stretch your imagination from the vibrant hues of our lagoon beach to the charming ambiance of The Grange. InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is home to a stunning canvas of unique meetings and events rooms, each designed for maximum efficiency with natural light, outdoor breakout areas and iconic architecture. As one of Queensland’s most diverse venues, discover the height of creativity and engagement as delegates utilise the lagoon sands, Fountain Terrace, Garden Lounges and unique pockets of Resort grounds. The renowned Woolshed conference centre is home to one of the grandest facilities in the region for events of all sizes and configurations.

With the recent multi-million dollar audio-visual upgrade now completed in all event spaces, delegates will be immersed with state-of-the-art technology and upgraded digital compatibility for a seamless experience. From tailored food and beverage offerings to the InterContinental Insider Collection, rediscover the art of meetings with Sanctuary Cove Resort.

For further information to make an enquiry, please contact our meetings and events team:

T:  +61 7 55 301234

E: sales.sanctuarycove@ihg.com


Renowned as one of Queensland’s most dynamic and iconic conference facilities, The Woolshed is a multi-level complex, home to the grand MacArthur’s Ballroom and a suite of seven conference rooms with adjoining terraces and pre-function areas.


Located on the lower level of The Woolshed and drenched with natural light, MacArthur’s Ballroom is heralded as InterContinental’s largest room seating up to 500 delegates, boasting a pillar-less design and garden terrace.

The Merino room

Located on the upper floor, The Merino room is flexible in configuration, separating into Merino A & B, or available as one large room seating up to 100 theatre style.


The Leicester room

The Leicester room is located in between the Merino and Romney rooms, making it ideal for smaller work group sessions or as part of a trade exhibition.



The Romney room

Alongside the Merino and Leicester rooms, Romney features the latest in AV technology with built-in data projectors and drop-down screens in both A & B.




As the darling of InterContinental’s meeting and events venues, The Grange shines with its distinct architectural design, from the cathedral-like ceiling and dramatic chandelier, to the private dining room and stunning panoramic terrace. 

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Garden lounge meeting spaces
Garden Lounges

Entirely self-sufficient, enjoy a haven of seclusion with private bathroom facilities, private catering service with on-site kitchenette and floor-to-ceiling French windows intended to immerse delegates in the tropical surrounds of Sanctuary Cove. 


With the grandeur of The Great House as your backdrop, The Fountain Terrace is a unique cocktail reception surrounded by garden beds and deep-blue waters. Views stretch onto the lagoon beach for an unforgettable ambiance.


An experience like no other: imagine tiki torches lining the once-acre lagoon, a canopy of stars and a backdrop of fireworks upon the water. The Lagoon Beach is a unique location for memorable cocktail receptions and themed exhibitions.

Explore our meeting & events spaces

Take a virtual tour through the Resort's 14 distinct Meeting & Events rooms, each designed with natural light, outdoor breakout areas and iconic architecture.