Caroline Bay Hall

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Caroline Bay Hall

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Set in the beautiful park like setting of Caroline Bay. This grand old lady with its sprung floor and modern commercial kitchen lends itself to exhibitions, weddings, balls, conferences, sporting events, concerts and shows.


Seating Arrangement Capacity
Standing only 800 Occupants
Seated rows only 500 Occupants
Seating with tables370 Occupants
Exhibitions286 Occupants 

Note: The above calculations are based on the building code clause C/AS4


  • Extensive onsite parking
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Stage
  • Modern bar
  • Supper room
  • Foyer
  • Piano
  • Trestles and chairs (extras available for hire)
  • Lectern

Note: Statutory requirements and licenses regarding the use of and sale of alcohol must be observed.

Fees and Charges

Caroline Bay Hall

  • The Caroline Bay Hall may be used for dances, socials, wedding receptions, exhibitions and public meetings.
  • Hire Minimum hire charge of two hours per hire, including pack in and pack out) until end of booking including clean up.
  • Public Liability Insurance The hirer is required to have Public Liability Insurance and provide a confirmation of this to the Council before the booking is confirmed. If the hirer does not have Public Liability Insurance the Council will charge $14.00 per hire. This provides cover to a maximum of $2,000,000.

* Security - Please note an additional charge of securing the hall will apply to any hire closing from 11.00pm onwards as per the security company’s scale of charges. Should this fee change, any hirer who requires this service is notified by letter.  District Plan rules and bylaws apply limiting hours of use (e.g. noise control).

Description2023/2024 (GST inclusive)
Deposit (required one month prior to your reservation)$50.00
Bond (function involving alcohol)$750.00
Up to 6.00pm$31.00 per hour
6.00pm - 11.00pm$68.00 per hour
after 11.00pm$98.00 per hour
Preparation/pack-in night before event (after 5pm) and pack-out/clean up, morning after event (before 12pm) charged at normal hourly rate 
Electrical facilities (Heating, Lighting etc)0.53c per unit
Kitchen facilities$31.00 per hire
Public Liability Insurance Cover (if required)$14.00 per hire
* Security Check$42.00 per check
Miscellaneous Charges 
Conference chairs for use within the hall (if alcohol or food is served)$1.60 each per day
Tables and chairs are available to hire out from the Caroline Bay Hall at the following charges: 
Tables$6.30 each per day
Chairs (wooden and plastic)$1.50 each per day
Conference Chairs (upholstered)$3.00 each per day
Use of baby grand piano$50.00

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Last updated: 08 Aug 2023