Mt Duneed Estate

5  ( 3 reviews ) · 65 Pettavel Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria · Show Phone
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Mt Duneed Estate is a stunning wedding venue nestled in the breathtaking surroundings of Geelong. Known for creating beautiful weddings in a spectacular location, Mt Duneed Estate offers an unforgettable experience tailored to your needs. You can expect outstanding menus, exquisite photo ops, a dedicated team, and personalised services.

If you're looking for a picturesque wedding location, you can't look past Mt Duneed Estate! Exchange your vows in the romantic embrace of their olive grove, where the gentle rustle of leaves sets a serene ambience. Alternatively, explore other captivating ceremony locations on the expansive 100-acre property, each offering its own unique charm. 

In case of inclement weather, their indoor ceremony spaces exude character and provide a delightful backup option. Every corner of the estate serves as a captivating backdrop for breathtaking photo opportunities. This creative team ensure that your wedding is as exceptional as your love story — personalised to your liking! 


What you'll love about your wedding at Mt Duneed Estate Geelong:

  • Tailored Experiences: Whether you envision a relaxed and informal reception or a grand celebration, they cater to all styles and budgets. From shared experiences and alternate dinner options to cocktail parties, their versatile Barrel Hall can accommodate up to 350+ seated guests with a spacious 10m x 10m dancefloor or up to 500+ guests for a cocktail celebration.
  • All-inclusive wedding packages: At Mt Duneed Estate, they believe in transparency and eliminating hidden costs. Their all-inclusive wedding packages cover everything you need, from menu customisation (cocktail, sit-down dinner, shared dinner) to a five-hour beverage package. Enjoy exclusive use of the venue, complete with napery, crockery, cutlery, glassware, and security. They even provide complimentary services such as cake cutting.
  • Beautiful Accommodation: Enhance your wedding experience with their newly built luxury accommodation pods. These stunning one-bedroom retreats offer modern amenities, including king-size beds, kitchenettes, organic herbal products, continental breakfast, and a bottle of our exquisite Blanc de Blanc sparkling. 


Highlights of your wedding at Mt Duneed Estate Geelong:

  • Stunning, picturesque wedding venue 
  • Charming indoor and outdoor wedding settings 
  • Personalised services 
  • All-inclusive packages 
  • On-site accommodation
  • Stunning ceremony locations
  • Kosher wedding expertise


I am so proud to be part of a team that values exceptional customer service. From the moment we meet, our journey begins. You become part of our wedding family and it's our honour to be able to share in this day. I began my career in the hospitality industry then into a corporate career of sales and operations. I am happily married and still look back on our wedding as one of the most fabulous days! Our team are open, honest and welcoming and we cannot wait to meet you!

Christine Whelan

Owner/Sales and Marketing

Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min 60 / Max 350 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $179 / High $ 239

In-house catering or 3rd Party Catering

Nearby Accommodation


We cater to weddings of all sizes.  Depending on the size of your wedding, we can offer dates that will suit.

During peak season (October to April), Mt Duneed Estate has a minimum food and beverage spend based on 160 guests for a Saturday wedding, 110 guests for a Friday wedding, 80 guests for a Sunday or mid-week wedding date.  

During off-peak season (May to September), Mt Duneed Estate has a minimum food and beverage spend based on 110 guests for a Saturday wedding, 80 guests for a Friday, Sunday or mid-week wedding.

If your number of guests falls below the minimum spends listed, you may use the cost difference in upgrades or alterations to your menu to reach the minimum spend.  

At Mt Duneed Estate, we understand how confusing and overwhelming organising a wedding can be!  We offer an all-inclusive price per head that covers you for a five-hour food and beverage package. This means that there are no hidden costs or things that will be charged to you without realising!  

We do not charge a venue hire for weddings, nor do we add any additional costs such as security, a knife to cut your cake, cake cutting fee, dietary requirements, linen, crockery, furniture hire etc. 

We keep it simple so you know exactly what to expect. There is enough to plan and worry about without the fear of the day costing you more than anticipated.

The only additional fee we do have is our ceremony fee as it is an option to be married in our beautiful Olive Grove.

One of the most amazing inclusions into our package is our experienced Event Managers.

Our team work with you from the very beginning to ensure that your wedding is everything you have ever dreamed of.  The more we learn about you and what is important, the better we can help you have the most perfect day.

You will be assigned a dedicated experienced Event Manager to help you with floor plans, menu choices and ensuring that the complete day runs smoothly. 

Our team will work with each of your suppliers to ensure they know what time to arrive, where to set up etc.  This means you just need to arrive on the day and not stress about your band turning up and knowing where to go!  Our team will take care of the lot!

We have just finished building eight one-bedroom pods for our wedding couples and guests to stay on-site.  Our wedding couples are given first opportunity to book on their wedding night and are also given a 20% discount.  Each room has a king size bed, kitchenette, luxurious fixtures and fittings, our five Vineyard Rooms have an outdoor bath on the balcony to gaze over our stunning vineyard.  Each room includes a delicious continental breakfast as well as a bottle of our Blanc de Blanc sparkling wine. 

Check in from 2pm.

Check out by 10am.

Our High season runs from October up until and including April.

Our Mid season covers both May and September

Our Low season runs from June through to August.

All seasons receive the same amazing service, inclusions and passion from our team.  Every wedding deserves the best and we know how to deliver that every time.

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February 2023

The team at Mt Duneed Estate are absolutely phenomenal. Throughout our entire wedding planning experience, the team were helpful, reliable and delightful to work with. I highly recommend anyone planning their next big event to choose Mt Duneed Estate!


January 2023

The team at Mt Duneed is what drew us to book the venue in the first place, and they did not disappoint on our big day or in the lead up. They made sure we felt super organised in the lead up, managed all of the little things so we were stress-free, and put on the most incredible day. Our guests have all raves about the venue, the food, drinks and the vibes. Couldn’t recommend highly enough!

Molly B.

January 2023

Amazing venue and amazing team of staff. Jess and the team are so organised and made our wedding perfect.

Mitchell R.

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