Food and Wine Venue

The Perfect End of Year Work Function

An end of year function is a great way to celebrate with your employees and acknowledge the work they have completed throughout the year. In saying that, it’s important to…


On-site accommodation for Deakin staff and guests

Did you know that Waurn Ponds Estate offers short-term accommodation for Deakin staff and guests to the University? In addition to our modern rooms, there are plenty of reasons why…

Corporate Accommodation Geelong

Short-Term Corporate Accommodation near Geelong

You may not know this, but as well as being one of Victoria’s most unique conference venues, Waurn Ponds Estate is also available for short-term corporate accommodation bookings from Monday…

Autumn Food
Food and Wine

Why we love Autumn

The days get shorter and the leaves are falling but Autumn is such a sweet time of year. The weather also begins to get colder and many plants stop making…

Regional Victoria Conference Venue

A Unique Regional Victoria Conference Venue

Our unique regional Victoria conference venue, set on two acres of Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus allows delegates to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse themselves…

Food and Wine

Summer Ingredients We Love at Waurn Ponds Estate

Summer is here and with it comes an abundance of new ripe summer ingredients to play with, in the kitchen. Summer is a fantastic time to experiment with fresh, nutrient-packed…


5 Reasons to get Married at Waurn Ponds Estate

Our 5 reasons to get married at Waurn Ponds Estate… Landscape: Be blown away by our stunning grounds and gardens, they provide the perfect excuse to have your special day…

Meet the Architect - McGlashan Everist

Meet the Architect – McGlashan Everist

McGlashan Everist is an award-winning architecture practice with offices in Melbourne and Geelong, with an established reputation for quality, service and design excellence in the Education Sector. The Geelong office has…

3 tips for organising your next conference

3 tips for organising your next conference

In this article, we provide our top 3 tips for organising your next conference to make sure it is a success. 1. First impressions count Ensure guests have all the…

3 Conference Activities within 30 minutes of our Estate
The Region

3 Activities within 30 minutes of the Estate

From the Surf Coast and the Great Ocean Road to the Geelong CBD and Bellarine Wineries, our Estate has many conference activities close by for your next visit. Surf Coast…