A Unique Conference Experience

Located just 1 hour from Melbourne in the heart of the Geelong & The Bellarine’s wine region.

Welcome to Waurn Ponds Estate

At Waurn Ponds Estate, we provide enriched conference experiences where education, innovation, and collaboration come together. 

Our Geelong conference centre also offers onsite accommodation, a restaurant utilising local and regional produce, an outdoor pool, gymnasium, tennis courts and walking track. Amidst our premises, you’ll find inviting breakout spaces encouraging collaboration and relaxation, all connected by a path leading to our exquisite restaurant overlooking the kitchen garden.

Our estate is one of the finest conference venues with accommodation in Geelong. Our unique setting allows our guests to escape from the distractions of the outside world and to immerse themselves in their conference.

We cater for a wide range of business events from day and residential conferences, meetings, corporate retreats and seminars. We offer technology rich meeting spaces in addition to multiple indoor and outdoor areas to promote interaction, team collaboration and celebration.

Meeting Spaces to let you think, discuss & learn.

We provide state-of-the-art and technology rich facilities for meetings, conferences and events. Our meeting rooms for hire are designed to the highest standards providing the perfect venue for your next conference, function or corporate retreat.

Escaping from traditional conference food.

At the heart of our philosophy lies a passion for exceptional cuisine. Our unique food culture promotes interaction amongst conference delegates. For our contemporary and innovative feasting menus, we source local and regional produce with sustainability front of mind. 

Your own room to unwind, reflect & relax.

The Estate’s 60 rooms are designed to provide comfort and style, as your home away from home.
Our unique accommodation in Geelong provides a peaceful environment to immerse yourself in your surroundings and make the most of your experience. 

A premier Geelong Conference Centre nestled into Waurn Ponds Estate 

Where modern luxury meets inspiring functionality. Our Estate boasts an array of offerings that make us the ideal destination for your corporate and social business events. Located within the tranquil enclave of Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds Campus, our Estate enjoys the serenity of a rural landscape, providing an undisturbed backdrop for your events. As our guest, you’ll benefit from complimentary car parking, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Positioned just an hour’s drive from Melbourne and a convenient 30-minute drive from Avalon Airport, accessing our venue is a breeze.

Unwind and rejuvenate with our additional offerings, including an outdoor solar heated pool and spa, a fully equipped gymnasium, inviting tennis courts, and a scenic walking track. Whether you’re here for business or leisure, these amenities provide the perfect balance to your stay.

Discover the Geelong Conference Centre at Waurn Ponds Estate – your gateway to seamless events, luxurious stays, and a commitment to quality that resonates in every aspect of our Estate.

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For all of the latest news, information, and specials sign up to our journal.

The journal will contain helpful information on organising conferences and events, as well as of all the latest recipes and innovations coming out of the Waurn Ponds Estate kitchen.

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