About us

Our Vision

Located on 200 acres of Deakin University's Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds, Waurn Ponds Estate is a haven from external distractions.

A distinctive 60 room estate combining classic design, contemporary social and business facilities with tailored guest experiences on a rural estate for up to 150 people

Our team create individual guest experiences the WPE WAY….a yes can do and do it swiftly attitude matched with generosity, care, respect, skill, style, grace and substance, combined to deliver authentic and true hospitality.

With an undisputed reputation in dining and events, WPE will exceed your expectations. Every guest stay is personalised and supported by our exceptional team. Whether it be for a corporate event, wedding ceremony and reception, a social celebration.

WPE is approximately one hour drive from Melbourne and 30 minutes’ drive from Avalon Airport. We are the perfect base for exploring the Geelong Waterfront and Surf Coast on the Great Ocean Road.


Deakin Management Centre; Deakin University