At Waurn Ponds Estate, we provide enriched conference experiences where education, innovation, and collaboration come together in the one conference venue located in the regional Victorian city of Geelong.

What makes our conference venue unique.

Located just 1-hour south-west of Melbourne, our Estate is located in the heart of the Geelong & Bellarine’s wine region. Our location has allowed us to create a unique food culture promotes interaction amongst conference delegates. 

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 and seminars.

Spaces to let you think, discuss & learn.

We provide state-of-the-art and technology rich facilities for meetings, conferences and events.

Escaping from traditional conference food.

Our unique food culture promotes interaction amongst conference delegates.

Your own room to unwind, reflect & relax.

60 fully refurbished and equipped rooms to be your home away from home when at a conference.

Conference Venue FAQs

Where is the Estate located?

Our Estate is located on the grounds of Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds Campus. The Estate is approximately 20 minutes drive from the Geelong CBD and 1-hour West of Melbourne.

How many conference rooms does the Estate have?

Our Estate has a total of 8 different conference rooms, in addition to a variety of public spaces that can be utilised for less formal discussions and meetings.

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Does the Estate offer conference catering?

Yes. In fact, we pride ourselves on having a unique food culture that aims to escape from traditional conference food and focuses on encouraging interaction amongst conference delegates.

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Does the Estate offer conference accommodation?

Yes. Our estate has 60 newly refurbished rooms that are available for your residential conference.

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