Cuppacumbalong is an historic property on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. Built in the early 1920’s the homestead could be the ideal location for your next conference, retreat, or gathering with family and friends. The site has been a meeting place for thousands of years, with more recent history seeing it as a place for forging families and industry. Since 1850 it has played an important part in Canberra life, including hosting Queen Elizabeth II on Valentines Day 1954. Today it is a making venue in a broad sense of the word – making with your hands, making with your team, making with your head and heart.
Cuppacumbalong Homestead is an easy 30 minute drive from Canberra CBD. Once on site, you disconnect from that urban existence and are immersed in history and country. The homestead offers an extensive, naturally light interior with multiple spaces for the whole team, small group discussions or solo reflection nooks. The gardens and river offer a unique aspect for the day with opportunities to build team relationships in a natural, uninterrupted setting. A large stretch marquee is also available.
This is an all-in-one venue for events whether they are held over a few hours or several days. Your event will be packaged to suit your desired outcomes. Catering can be done in house with a menu created reflecting your teams individual needs and your budget.
Overnight team retreats can also be considered. The Homestead and 1890-1900’s Coach House can accommodate up to 13 in shared facilities. Cuppacumbalong's staff can facilitate sessions ,if required, and are tailored with you prior to your event.
You are most welcome to arrange an inspection to examine our facilities first hand. As a heritage listed property, you may be eligible to receive an ACT Environment Heritage Grant to assist with the cost of hosting your function at our venue.
Indoor Activity Areas
Outdoor Activity Areas
The ample meeting and conference spaces include an Art Deco conference room with projector and sound system. This room opens onto a foyer with bar and cafe facilities and an open fireplace. The venue has indoor breakout spaces throughout the period homestead and beautiful outdoor meeting areas in heritage listed gardens or on the front verandah.
The Homestead has indoor dining space of over 140m² that is serviced by a commercial kitchen - while outdoor dining is available on the verandah or in over 2,800m² of heritage-listed gardens. Use of commercial grade BBQs and a large wood-fired oven is available. Arrange your own catering, self-cater, or allow us to exceed your expectations.
Cuppacumbalong is an expansive and versatile venue that has the flexibility to deliver a diverse range of unforgettable experiences.
- 320m² Indoor Event Space
- 8,500m² Outdoor Event Space
- 140m² Indoor Dining
- 2,800m² Outdoor Dining
- 6,000m² On-Site Parking
- 5,000m² Campground
Despite our ample size we are pleased to welcome groups of any number that are interested in holding an event at our historic homestead.
You are more than welcome to arrange an appointment for a visit to see if our venue has what you are looking for.
Please note: we are unable to host weddings