Function space hire

Geelong’s most distinctive function space is ready to host your next formal banquet, conference, expo, training seminar, wedding or corporate event.

The High Ground, Wurdi Youang, is a unique, under-the-dome space with inspiring architecture, superb catering, intuitive technology and north-facing balcony with scene-stealing views over Geelong, Corio Bay and the You Yangs.

Located in the heart of Geelong’s cultural precinct, the High Ground is adjacent to historic Johnstone Park and a short walk from the Geelong railway station, the CBD and the waterfront.

The High Ground offers a flexible floor plan that can be divided into two smaller function spaces.

It can accommodate up to 250 guests for a cocktail style event and 150 guests banquet style. With plenary rooms, breakout spaces and balcony, it is a very adaptable venue.

Space Banquet Theatre Cocktail Boardroom
The high ground Wurdi Youang 150 250 250 28
The high ground Wurdi Youang  North (includes balcony access) 80 120 120 28
The high ground Wurdi Youang  South 35 80 80 20

Technical features of the space include:

  • Powered lectern, data projection, wireless microphones
  • complimentary 1GB Internet, WiFi, HD 180” display screens, Apple TV, Tannoy speakers, Denon Blu-Ray player;
  • Sony lecture capture cameras, microphone lecterns, handheld and headset microphone;
  • laptop connections, electronic whiteboard and flip charts; and
  • digital room signage.

Exceptional catering

Let our experienced catering team tempt you with a range of menus and serving concepts to suit your budget, event style, group size and any special needs.

From coffee break snacks and breakfast meetings to cocktail parties and fine banquet dining, your guests will enjoy outstanding service and sumptuous food.

Work with our team

Our venue hire team will work with you to ensure a seamless event that will be an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Contact us to find out more about hosting your next event at the High Ground. Generous discounts apply for non-for-profits and community organisations. Please contact the Venue Hire team to discuss the pricing which applies for the set up you are seeking.

Ph: 03 4201 0517

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