Warrnambool City Council


89 Merri St,
Warrnambool, Victoria, 3280


03 5559 4602


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The event capital of the Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool is the perfect location for your next conference or seminar. The cosmopolitan city by the sea offers delegates everything you would expect from a bustling city but without the extensive costs.

Our city offers a unique combination of large and intimate venues/facilities as well as accommodation and services to meet any organiser’s needs.


Warrnambool is the perfect balance of old and new. It boasts an impressive maritime history, is central to Victoria’s food bowl and is also at the forefront of new industries including renewable energy. The biggest economic industries include agriculture, health and education.

Situated around three hours west of Melbourne, Warrnambool is easily accessed via the Princes Highway or you can take the scenic route down the spectacular Great Ocean Road. The city is also accessible via daily V/Line train services.

Venues & Experiences

Our venues range from new state of the art function spaces, coastal resorts and boutique hotels. Whatever your need, we can find the perfect space.

There are plenty of added extras if you are looking to add experiences to your conference. Why not discover our maritime history at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Villages’ Sound and Light Show, relax in the new Deep Blue Hot Springs or delve into Australia’s indigenous history at the historic Budj Bim National Park?

Located at the end of the incredible Great Ocean Road, which means the Twelve Apostles are only a short drive away as well as many quaint coastal towns which hold hidden wineries and gourmet food producers.

Our Visitor Information Centre is also on hand to assist in coordinating your accommodation choices.

How we can assist

Warrnambool City Council can provide you with the following range of services:

  • Source venues to suit individual requirements
  • Coordinate familiarisations and site inspections
  • Coordinate any required permits within Council
  • Supply promotional material for event participants such as bags, tourism collateral, and maps
  • Provide accommodation booking service for event attendees

Choose Warrnambool as your next business event location and discover everything our region has to offer.

Download your free copy of our Event Planning Guide from warrnambool.vic.gov.au.

1500 meeting capacity