Conference & Events

The Perfect Venue for a special event or a business conference in Mackay

Located beautifully by the harbour, our venue offers breathtaking views of the ocean, adding an incredible ambiance to your event. Our venue offers the perfect environment for corporate and social events, one-on-one meetings, conferences, gala dinners, and team-building exercises.

Our experienced staff will ensure that every detail of your event is taken care of, from the initial planning stages to the actual day of the event. With state-of-the-art facilities, we provide a variety of spaces to suit any requirement, from intimate boardrooms to The Marquee.

To book your next meeting or special event, view our fantastic range of catering and accommodation options, and contact our events team today.


If you are looking at Mackay wedding venues for your special day, the Mantra Mackay Hotel provides the perfect choice.

As you look forward to your special day it is important to leave nothing to chance. Here at the Mantra Mackay Hotel our functions and restaurant team will ensure that no detail is overlooked. We offer personal assistance in planning all aspects of your wedding to create perfect memories for you, and your guests, to cherish forever.

Our uniquely located and luxurious function room offers unrivaled waterfront views over Mantra Mackay. Our four and a half star hotel and restaurant provides some of Mackay’s best catering and accommodation, there really is no better choice for your wedding day.

We are proud to offer some of Mackay’s finest cuisine, with a multitude of dining options to suit your style. From canapés and buffets to traditional three course dinners, we provide an array of options, all with the complete reassurance that our self rated four and a half star ratting brings with it.

Conferences & Functions

Pool View Function Area

CAPACITY: 60 seated. 100 cocktail style

A relaxed informal area with poolside / marina views and a tropical resort vibe. Facilities include poolside bar, resort furnishings, dry bars and wine barrels with stools. This is the perfect space for a great Aussie gourmet BBQ and ice cold beer.

Captain’s Table Room

CAPACITY: 30 seated.

The Captains Table is located adjacent the Marina View Room and Latitude 21 Bar. This space is popular for private dining events including birthday bookings and can also accommodate business workshops and conference presentations. Facilities include Latitude 21 Bar / break-out area, 60 inch Plasma TV and projector with screen.

Marina View Room

CAPACITY: 100 seated (200 when combined with Captains Table)

As the name suggests our Marina View Room has an enviable waterfront location and tropical setting with a backdrop of the marina and Coral Sea. Facilities include full service private bar and 2 x 60 inch plasma TV’s. This room can also extend to the alfresco dining outdoor terrace for additional space or breakout area and can be combined with Captains Table Room for large functions of up to 200 people. Marina View has been a popular and impressive space for formal events.

The Marquee

CAPACITY: up to 1,500

The Marquee Mantra Mackay sets a new standard in the Mackay function venues scene, offering a dynamic, up market choice for all events including weddings, conferences, product launches, corporate events, cocktail parties, birthdays and any celebration.

With generous dimensions – 30m x 15m, and impressive 6.5m ceilings – The Marquee is designed with functionality and catering in mind, comfortably accommodating intimate events from 100 guests to large-scale functions and events, with a maximum capacity of 1,500 stand-up guests, 1000 cocktail party-style attendees, and round table banquet seating for 500 guests.

Equipped with stylish features and fittings – silk lines, ceiling fans, programmable LED mood lighting, chandeliers, BBQ’s, dry bars, smoking and breakaway areas, free wifi, and ample car parking – it’s no surprise The Marquee has generated huge interest as a Mackay function venue.

Business seminars and conferences are fully catered for with whiteboards, projectors, and PA systems on hand, and table configurations tailored to specification. Audio visual equipment can be set up for any size event, with a Nightlife Music system available for clients to program their own playlists if they desire.

Catering for The Marquee Mantra Mackay is supplied by the Mantra Mackay Hotel’s kitchens and can be tailored to suit dietary requirements and dining styles from canapés to full table service, BBQ, or buffet style. Buffet options include the full seafood buffet, signature to the Mantra Mackay Hotel’s popular restaurant, Latitude 21. Also available is an impressive selection of top quality seafood, carvery, hot and cold selections and, of course, desserts.

The Marquee Mantra Mackay is a refreshing addition to the Mackay venue scene. It heralds a sophisticated new era for functions and events and, if current enquiry is anything to go by, will rapidly become the leading choice for events where quality, location and ambience is paramount.

If you are planning a Mackay wedding, function or event, don’t do anything until you inspect this new venue.