Why Geelong should be on your radar

Victoria’s 2nd largest city is waiting for you!

Whether you are planning to experience Geelong in Summer, Autumn, Winter or Spring, there are a few things that remain the same throughout the year. These are the things that make our region a stand out business event destination.

Conference venues that have it all and more.

Waurn Ponds Estate: Tucked away on Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds Campus, the Estate is surrounded by a beautiful, distraction free rural environment. Escape from the distractions of the outside world and to immerse yourself within an estate that has it all and more.

Curlewis Golf Club:  When it comes to facilities, functions and epicurean experience, the new Curlewis Golf Club & Resort is next level. Commanding in both scope and ambience, no detail or expense has been spared in bringing The Bellarine’s newest and most dynamic destination to life.


Experiences you will only find in Geelong and The Bellarine

Sea All Dolphins Swim: Get up close and personal with dolphins and seals on a sightseeing cruise of Port Phillip Bay. Want to get amongst the action – swim with the wild seals and dolphins. No matter what you choose this is an experience to last a life time.

The Q Train: Enjoy a degustation of exquisite local produce and scenic views aboard The Q Train, a travelling restaurant that explores the historic Bellarine Railway.

The Blues Train: Shake, Rattle and Roll! This train is a mini music festival as you travel along the scenic heritage Bellarine Railway. With live entertainment, views and incredible food to enjoy, this is Australia’s most unique music experience.


Off sight gala dinner/ event venues

Jack Rabbit Winery: Participate in an immersive seafood cooking experience with the head chef followed by a lavish three course lunch. Enjoy the unrivalled views, from this award-winning winery, across the bay to Geelong, Melbourne and the You Yangs.

Higher Mark: Boasting the largest event space in regional Victoria, Higher Mark is the epitome of class. Go behind the scenes at GMHBA Stadium, with a premium progressive dinner experience. Wine and dine your way through the spaces of the stadium.


Accommodation that is more than just a good night’s sleep

The R Hotel: The R Hotel is your 4.5-star luxury hotel experience. Located just five minutes’ walk to Eastern Beach, the hotel offers spacious and deluxe rooms as well as one and two bedroom self-contained apartments.

The Lon: is an adult exclusive 5 star luxury retreat, On over 200 acres of rural and conservation land. Guests have exclusive use of the property’s facilities including the retreat, spa, mineral pool, private beach access, surrounding gardens and farmland.

The Grand Hotel: Check into one of the 18 elegant rooms within this newly renovated 134 year old coastal gem located in Portarlington. Make sure you then head downstairs to the charming bistro for a pot brimming with the town’s famous mussels.


And when you want a change in scenery at the end

Don’t end your business event in Geelong, why not go aboard the Spirit of Tasmania and journey across the Tasman. Geelong is now home to the Spirit of Tasmania, so aboard you go, host a cocktail and drinks evening, relax, soak up the ocean views.



Get in touch with the team at Business Events Geelong and we will help you make the most of our region to create the best business event ever.



03 5223 2588

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