Venue Hire

Amazing design. Amazing location. Amazing service. Kardinia Park is the perfect venue for conferences, dinners, product launches and more. A range of food and drink options in a variety of different spaces offer you luxury and versatility. Book your next function today.

Seating Capacity

Simonds Stadium has a capacity of approximately 27,000 due to the current redevelopment, including:

  • The picturesque and renowned ‘Cat Claw’ Reg Hickey Stand which has an overall capacity of 6098 and was officially opened on Sunday, May the 1st 2005;
  • The magnificent Premiership Stand which has an overall capacity of 4714 and was officially opened in 2010;
  • The Players Stand hosts an overall capacity of 9701 and was opened in 2013, and;
  • The Ablett Terrace which has an overall seating capacity of approximately 6173 and 1500 standing capacity.

Function Rooms

Throughout the venue we have a number of beautiful and breathtaking function rooms that are perfect for any type of event or function. The function rooms throughout the venue are;

  • The Alex Popescu Room
  • The Captains Room
  • Fred Flanagan Room
  • Bruce Moore Room
  • Centurions Lounge

Geelong Cats Hospitality

Based at Simonds Stadium in Kardinia Park, Cats Hospitality coordinates and caters for a range of functions and events. The versatility and uniqueness of the rooms within the venue allows for the Cats’ Hospitality team to create and deliver events and functions destined to impress. The dedicated kitchen team uses fresh and local ingredients and can cater for a range of special requests and any type of dietary requirements.

For further enquires regarding your next function, you can contact:

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