10 Best Elopement Celebrants in Sydney

Eloping in Sydney and need an elopement celebrant? With thousands of registered marriage celebrants in the greater Sydney region it can be a daunting proposition to find the perfect person to officiate your wedding. For this reason, we've put together this list of Sydney celebrants who specialise in small weddings and elopements.

All of these marriage celebrants are based in Sydney and are highly experienced elopement celebrants. They offer a choice of elopement packages that range from legals only style ceremonies to fully bespoke, elopements that celebrate your love journey so far.

Here are 10 Elopement Celebrants that come highly recommended in Sydney.

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Michael Janz elopement celebrant Sydney
Michael Janz - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Home office, parks & beaches
  • Elopement Package: $795 (less for weekdays)
  • Inclusions: Simple ceremony, 10-15 mins, 20 guests, Travel 30km

Michael is a friendly elopement celebrant who brings a very warm and welcoming presence to wedding ceremonies anywhere around the Sydney CBD, eastern suburbs and inner west. He has a beautifully calming voice, is a great conversationalist and has a natural ability to make people feel at ease. Michael knows how to create a very comfortable & enjoyable atmosphere in a small wedding scenario.

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Zoe Sabados - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Gardens, balconies, bowling alleys, bars etc
  • Elopement Package: $895 + gst
  • Inclusions: Personalised ceremony, 15-20 mins, 20 guests, vow writing guide, 50km travel

Zoe is a popular and fun elopement celebrant who brings her endearing laughter to micro wedding ceremonies all around Sydney. From her home base in Marrickville, she crafts highly personalised ceremonies that share your love story in an engaging way tailored to your audience. 

Elopements are a specialty of Zoe's and come with her standard promise of "no boring bits". That's the only standard inclusion in Zoe's ceremonies. She is 100% for doing things your own way and she brings a must-do attitude to make you get the ceremony that totally fits you. 

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Mick Goldie Elopement Celebrant Sydney
Mick Goldie - Sydney

  • Available Venues: City, busy public areas, unusual spots
  • Elopement Package: $300 (2022 weddings)
  • Inclusions: Personalised ceremony, unlimited guests, 50km travel

Mick Goldie is Sydney's newest elopement celebrant and to kick start his portfolio he's offering a special deal of $300 for couples eloping in Sydney. Mick recently eloped himself and would love to offer you a similar experience. He is an ex journalist and tour guide in the UK, and has a special talent for drawing out & telling stories.

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elopement celebrant ruth matos
Ruth Matos - South West Sydney

  • Available Venues:
  • Elopement Package: $750
  • Inclusions: Simple ceremony, 2 guests, travel 50km

Ruth is a warm, relaxed and easy going marriage celebrant with whom you will not be short of conversation. Ruth loves to talk and comes with a no-awkward-silences guarantee. She offers a small elopement package for the couple and 2 witnesses and also an intimate wedding package that includes a more personalised ceremony and up to 30 guests in attendance.

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elopement celebrant all we need
Victoria Eustace - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Parks, gardens, public spaces
  • Elopement Package: $850
  • Inclusions: Personalised vows, 5 guests, 100km travel

Victoria is a warm, kind, caring and down to earth elopement celebrant who is easy to work with and thinks outside the box. She's based in Camperdown and delivers a conversation-like style of elopement throughout the inner west area of Sydney. She's perfect for couples wanting an informal ceremony with a relaxed vibe.

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Elopement Celebrant Oliver Thomson
Oliver Thomson - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Cliff tops, hot air balloon, bridge top, scuba diving
  • Elopement Package: $1,200
  • Inclusions: Personalised ceremony, unlimited guests, travel 100km

Oliver is based centrally in Newtown and offers stripped back elopements that get you married efficiently and cost-effectively. He's also one of the most adventurous elopement celebrants in Sydney and will marry you anywhere you desire including under the waters of the ocean or on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Expect a heartfelt, relaxed elopement with plenty of humour.

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elopement celebrant robyn pattison
Robyn Pattison - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Parks, gardens, public spaces, commercial venues
  • Elopement Package: $900
  • Inclusions: Personalised ceremony, 2 meetings, travel in Sydney, 

Robyn lives in Ryde, one of the multicultural heartlands of Sydney and her elopements reflect this clientele. She's a regular at mixed culture ceremonies and has a particular skill for including all guests regardless of language barriers. She's often seen delivering phrases in all sorts of languages to surprise her couples.

Expect a fun, bubbly and warm personality who can't do enough for you. Cheaper elopements are available Monday - Thursday.

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Alison Pickel - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Parks, gardens, off the beaten track locations
  • Elopement Package: $750
  • Inclusions: Short & sweet ceremony, 10 mins, travel 20km from Erskineville

If you're looking for a quick & easy elopement ceremony without too much personalisation, Alison's package might be ideal for you. You can pick and choose components from a standard script to create a ceremony that resonates with you. Alison will deliver this elopement ceremony in her usual fun and easy going manner.  

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elopement celebrant Stephen leeStephen Lee - Sydney

  • Available Venues: Free parks around Sydney
  • Elopement Package: $550
  • Inclusions: Simple ceremony, 10 guests, 15km travel

With his 'Kiss Me Quick' ceremony package for small weddings and elopements, you can keep your wedding on the down low and get married in a ceremony akin to what you'd receive at the Registry Office. Stephen makes everything easy and quick in the lead up and delivers a warm, relaxed & engaging wedding ceremony with his endearing British accent.

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elopement celebrant maria nizeti
Maria Nizeti - Northern Beaches

  • Available Venues: Office, office garden, chapel, beach
  • Elopement Package: $500
  • Inclusions: Personalised ceremony, 20km travel 

Maria offers stress-free elopements in her home office, in her home gardens, at Little Bay Chapel or on the sand at one of Sydney's Northern Beaches. Beach ceremonies incur an additional $500 fee and hire of Little Bay Chapel is $600. Maria will deliver a romantic and personal wedding ceremony all about the two of you. She also speaks Italian. 

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Elopement celebrant sharon
Sharon Bridges - South Sydney

  • Available Venues: Parks & beaches
  • Elopement Package: $700
  • Inclusions: Short & sweet ceremony, travel 50km

Sharon is a motor sport and true crime podcast loving celebrant who offers elopements all over the Southern Sydney area to the Illawarra and Southern Highlands. Her ceremonies are relaxed, warm and romantic. 

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Elopement celebrant amanda knapton
Amanda Knapton - Sutherland Shire

  • Available Venues: Any public Sydney metro location
  • Elopement Package: $1,950
  • Inclusions: Bespoke ceremony, 4 guests + kids, 1.5hrs photography

Amanda offers several secret mid-week & weekend elopements with her Pop Up Elopement brand. You can choose from a budget friendly mini wedding that includes a legals only ceremony at Amanda's home office from $500. Or go for a more inclusive option that includes a photographer. Witnesses can be provided for a small fee. Mid week elopements are cheaper.

Amanda officiates legal elopements all over Sydney with her usual down to earth approach. Her elopement packages are also ideal for vow renewals.

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Elopement celebrants know how to set a comfortable tone within a small and official ceremony setting. They are experts at creating a momentous event of your wedding with just a handful of people present. Elopement celebrants are a special kind of celebrant, with a special expertise.

Because of the limited number of guests at an elopement, it stands to reason that your celebrant will play a more pivotal role in your wedding ceremony. Aside from being your officiant, they’ll also be one of your special wedding guests. Without the presence of a large audience, it will be with your celebrant that you share the joy of being freshly joined in marriage.

For this reason, choosing a specialist elopement celebrant for your wedding ceremony provides peace of mind that your big day will be as memorable as it is intimate. The above marriage celebrants have been chosen as the top elopement celebrants in Sydney for their special expertise in small wedding ceremonies. You can find out which celebrants are available for your preferred date and location by sending a single request for information here.

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Small Wedding Venues in NSW

NSW has a huge range of small wedding venues suitable for elopements and mini weddings. The 50 micro venues listed in this article cater for weddings of between 2 - 60 guests.  Some of these spaces cater for a maximum guest list of well fewer than 60, so if you’re looking for a truly intimate wedding venue you’re in the right place!

At Wedlockers, we classify small weddings as 60 guests or less, micro or mini weddings at 30 guests or less and elopements are usually 20 guests or less. Small wedding venues can be anything from locations that cater solely to micro events, to private spaces within larger venues.

In this list of NSW wedding venues, you’ll find some truly unique spaces for smaller weddings. From cafes and small restaurants to private dining rooms, farms & orchards, private properties, estates, wine bars, industrial spaces, urban & country retreats and some gorgeous hotels and resorts.

Table of Contents:

Blue Mountains venues
Byron Bay venues
Central Coast venues
Hunter Valley venues
Illawarra venues
North Coast venues
South Coast venues
Southern Highlands venues
Sydney venues

Small Venues in the Blue Mountains

Budget Friendly Blue Mountains wedding venue - St Josephs Guesthouse
1. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Location: 1029 St Albans Rd, St Albans, NSW 2775
  • Sleeps: 10

St Joseph's Guesthouse is an award winning heritage building built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The unique 5 bedroom, 3 level micro venue is an ideal all-in-one location for intimate day-time weddings with up to 60 seated guests or 100 standing. An affordable hire fee of $5,500 provides exclusive access to the Guesthouse, grounds and accommodation for 3 nights. You can then DIY & BYO to your own budget. 

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Small Wedding Venue Australian Bushland
2. Little River @ Australian Bushland Weddings

  • Capacity: 40+
  • Location: Webbs Creek Road, Wisemans Ferry, NSW 2775
  • Sleeps: 120

Info: Waterfront, Private, Intimate, Barn/Shed, Heritage, Budget-friendly, Bush, Adventure Sports, Weekend Hire, Late Curfew, Kayaks, Koalas

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Farm Venue Ding Dang Doo
3. Ding Dang Doo

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 7 Bowen Mountain Rd, Grose Vale, NSW 2753
  • Sleeps: 13

Info: DIY/BYO, Pet Friendly, Elopements, Micro Weddings, Kayaks, Chickens, Horses, Jetty, Birdlife

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Spicers Elopements
4. Spicers Sangoma Retreat

  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Location: 70 Grandview Ln, Bowen Mountain, NSW 2753
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Elopements: $12,000+
  • Small Weddings: $30,000+ (inc accommodation, exclusive use, food & beverage)

Spicers Sangoma Retreat is an intimate wedding retreat that offers elopement packages for 2, small indoor & outdoor wedding ceremony sites and micro wedding receptions with seating for 30 guests in the main dining room. Bush, Luxury, Private, Intimate, Spa, Formal, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use, Pool, Eco Friendly. 

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Small Venues in Byron Bay

Elopement Venue Forget Me Not
5. Forget Me Not Farm

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: 589 Coopers Shoot Rd, Coopers Shoot, NSW 2479
  • Sleeps: 8

Info: Marquee, Micro Weddings, Elopements, Swimming Pool, Chapel, Cows, Horses, Jetty

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Summergrove Estate Small Weddings
6. Summergrove Estate

  • Location: 363 Carool Rd, Carool, NSW 2486
  • Capacity: 20 - 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10 in 5 villas
  • Wedding Packages: $12,850+

Summergrove Estate offers a location for small weddings with 20+ guests on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Mid week wedding packages range from $12,850 - $17,250 for 20 - 60 guests respectively and include 5 villas, exclusive venue hire and catering and you get your choice of ceremony and reception venue.

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Small Venues on the Central Coast

Our Secret Garden Small Wedding Venue
7. Our Secret Garden

  • Location: 120 Berkeley Road, Berkeley Vale, NSW 2261
  • Capacity: 2 - 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10+

Our Secret Garden is a private, 58 acre estate that offers a secluded sanctuary for intimate weddings on the Central Coast. All inclusive elopement packages start at $3,300 including 2 hours hire of the grounds mid-week, a photographer and celebrant. For small weddings with 10 - 60 guests you can opt for a marquee reception and there is a luxury 5 bedroom house also available on the property.

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Small Venues in the Hunter Valley

Small wedding venue Greystone Estate
8. Greystone Estate

  • Capacity: 32+
  • Location: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Cost Guide: $700+/pp (inc accommodation)

Greystone Estate is a luxurious private estate set on 10 park-like acres of beautifully manicured lawns and gardens. With accommodation for up to 32 guests in 4 seperate dwellings, Greystone Estate is the ideal spot for an intimate weekend away celebrating with family & friends in the Hunter Valley.

The property features a purpose-built open air pavilion for wedding ceremonies and receptions can be held in the modern function room or in communal spaces within the Main House. A gorgeous outdoor area perfect for small cocktail or seated functions adjoins the main house and has stunning views overlooking the property's gardens, walkways and dam. 

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Small Wedding Venue Redleaf
9. Redleaf Wollombi

  • Capacity: 40 - 60
  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Cost Guide: $500+/pp (inc accommodation)

Info: Barn/Shed, Private Estate, Secluded, Small Weddings, Tuscan Courtyard, Marquee, DIY Venue, Luxury

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Small wedding venue Spicers Retreats
10. Spicers Guesthouse

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Sleeps: 90+

Info: Private, luxury, all-in-one weddings, micro weddings, private dining, Italian, country, swimming.

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Mini Wedding Venue Woolshed
11. Woolshed Hill Estate

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 342 Deasys Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Sleeps: 30

Info: BYO/DIY, Marquee, Private, Small Weddings, Budget-friendly, Swimming, Tennis, Golf

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Small weddings camway estate
12. Pokolbin Village

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 2188 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Sleeps: 54

Info: BYO Marquee, DIY/BYO, Private, Small Hall, Swimming, Tennis

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Farm venue nsw lonely goat
13. Lonely Goat Olives

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: 153 Eglinford Ln, Congewai, NSW 2325
  • Sleeps: 5

Info: DIY/BYO, Marquee, Budget Friendly, Micro Weddings, Private, Pet Friendly, Glamping, Eco-friendly, Olive Grove

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Farm Venue NSW Goosewing
14. Goosewing Cottage

  • Capacity: 20
  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Sleeps: 12

Info: Elopements + Micro Weddings, Pet Friendly, Swimming Pool, Chickens, Eco-friendly

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The Bath House Gardens is a small wedding venue in the Hunter Valley
15. The Bath House Gardens

  • Location: Forest Hill Drive, Oakhampton Heights, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30
  • Wedding Packages: DIY or all inclusive

The Bath House Gardens is an intimate wedding venue on 4 acres of tranquil lawns and gardens in the Hunter Valley region of Maitland. Small weddings with 30 guests or less are perfectly catered on the elevated ceremony site with arbor overlooking the gardens.

The Garden Room seats up to 14 guests for small wedding receptions or 30 for cocktail weddings. DIY or all inclusive private dining packages.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Wedding Grounds
16. Wedding Grounds

  • Capacity: 30
  • Location: Wollombi Road, Laguna, NSW 2325 
  • Sleeps: 2

Info: DIY, Private, Bush, Weekend Hire, Micro Weddings, Elopement Packages

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Small wedding venue Bolwarra
17. Maddies of Bolwarra

  • Capacity: 40+
  • Location: 35 Paterson Rd, Bolwarra, NSW 2320
  • Sleeps: 14

Maddies of Bolwarra is a little wedding venue ideally suited to micro weddings and elopements of 20 - 40 guests hidden on a private property away from the Hunter Valley's busiest areas. Ceremonies are held under a giant Morton Bay Fig in the gardens. The dining room caters for micro wedding receptions or there is a garden pavilion that seats up to 60 guests. 

Small wedding packages start at $3,100 including venue hire fee and exclusive use of ceremony and reception areas. Add catering and accommodation.

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Small Venues in the Illawarra

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a garden wedding venue in Albion Park, Illawarra
18. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

  • Location: 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park, NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 20+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14

Ravensthorpe is an elegant Georgian Manor House with a dining room to cater for small wedding receptions, accommodation for 14 and 3 acres of picturesque gardens perfect for a wedding ceremony. Small wedding packages cater for 20+ guests including a 24 hour all-inclusive wedding experience starting from getting ready to a recovery breakfast the next morning.

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Tumbling Waters Retreat Weddings in Illawarra
19. Tumbling Waters Retreat

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 31 Stonehaven Rd, Stanwell Tops, NSW 2508
  • Sleeps: 24

Info: Luxury, BYO, Garden, Private, Elopement Packages, Small Weddings, Pet Friendly, Formal, Bush, Ocean Views, Pool, Spa

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Small Wedding Venues in Illawarra
20. Ruby's Mount Kembla

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 39 Harry Graham Dr, Kembla Heights, NSW 2526
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Heritage, Small Weddings, All Inclusive Packages

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The Sebel Harbourside Kiama Weddings
21. The Sebel Harbourside Kiama

  • Capacity: 50+
  • Location: 31 Shoalhaven St, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • Sleeps: 200

Info: Waterfront, Garden, Budget Friendly, Intimate Weddings

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Small Venues on the North Coast

North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
22. Goolawah Retreat

  • Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32 + camping

Goolawah Retreat is an ideal spot for small destination weddings with accommodation for 30 - 40+ guests onsite in 5 refurbished cottages (plus the option of camping). The 28 acre private property is surrounded by native bushland and has views of the ocean just a few minutes away.

A brand new wedding pavilion featuring a bar and fire place is included with exclusive hire. Guests can pay their own accommodation and you have the freedom to choose your own suppliers according to your budget. Weddings under $100/pp + accommodation are possible here. Pet friendly. No neighbours. No curfew.

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Small Wedding Venue Tanilba House
23. Tanilba House

  • Location: 32 Caswell Cres, Tanilba Bay, NSW 2319
  • Capacity: 20 - 90
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 4
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $215/pp

Tanilba House is a waterfront wedding venue with 3 acres of gardens surrounding a heritage listed homestead in Port Stephens. The property is ideally suited to weddings of 40 - 70 guests, has both indoor & outdoor event spaces and offers all inclusive & easy small wedding packages from 4+ guests.

Mid week wedding packages for 4+ guests start at $3,900 including 2 hour venue hire & catering. Small weddings on the weekend range from $215 - $360 per person with a fully inclusive 4 hour wedding experience.

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The Banksias Wedding Property
24. The Banksias

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: 1126 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head, NSW 2440
  • Sleeps: 18 + Glamping
  • Price Guide: $30,000+

Info: Marquee, Waterfront, Private, Bush, Weekend Hire, Exclusive Use, Tennis, Golf, Kayaks, Jetty

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Paradise Botanical Gardens is a small wedding venue for micro weddings
25. Paradise Botanical Gardens

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: 147 Cherry Ln, Kulnura, NSW 2250
  • Sleeps: 4+

Info: DIY/BYO, Marquee, Heritage, Budget Friendly, Exclusive Use, Weekend Hire, Suits small weddings & elopements, outdoor weddings, unique.

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Small wedding venue villa vivante
26. Villa Vivante

  • Capacity: 40+
  • Location: 111A Bruxner Park Rd, Korora, NSW 2450
  • Sleeps: 10

Info: Private, Formal, Luxury, Intimate, Weekend Hire, Ocean Views, Exclusive Use, Pool, Helicopter Arrival

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Small Venues on the South Coast

small wedding venue figbird
27. Figbird Cottage

  • Capacity: 20+
  • Location: 330 Comerong Island Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Sleeps: 8 in two cottages

Info: One of the most affordable wedding venues with cottage accommodation on the South Coast. Gardens, exclusive hire, surrounding farmlands, peaceful & relaxing. Small wedding & elopement packages available. Day hire. Weekend hire.

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Fig Tree Park is a small wedding & elopement venue 2min from the beach
28. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 (S4,990 2 nights)
  • Wedding Packages: From $110 - $150/pp

Fig Tree Park is a brand new small wedding venue opening on the South Coast in 2022. Situated high on a hill overlooking the ocean the property offers a stunning location under a fairly-lit fig tree for micro weddings and elopements. Wedding packages range from $4,990 to $6,500 for a 2 to 4 night stay and optional catering for up to 10 guests by a private chef can be added for $110 - $150/pp.

Small weddings with 10 - 60 guests have the freedom to DIY & BYO your choice of wedding vendors. The property is marquee friendly and has a little reception venue onsite in an iconic red barn.

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Wildwood Indoor Ceremony
29. Wildwood

  • Capacity: 15+
  • Location: Bendeela Road, Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577
  • Accommodation nearby

Info: BYO, Marquee, Private, Pet Friendly, Bush, Eco Friendly, Micro Wedding Packages

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South Coast wedding venue The Jackson Ranch
30. The Jackson Ranch

  • Capacity: 10+
  • Location: 101 Willinga Rd, Bawley Point, NSW 2539
  • Sleeps: 30

Info: DIY/BYO, Waterfront, Small Weddings, Private, Rainforest, Function Centre, Weekend Hire, Intimate

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Small marquee wedding
31. Kullindi Homestead

  • Capacity: 15+
  • Location: Booderee National Park, Ellmoos Rd, Jervis Bay, NSW 2540
  • Sleeps: 20

Info: DIY/BYO, Waterfront, Private, Heritage, Budget Friendly, Weekend Hire, Late Curfew, Lawn Games, Kangaroos, Birdlife, Jetty

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Small Venues in the Southern Highlands

Small Wedding Venue Augustines Room NSW
32. Augustine's Room - Mali Brae Farm

  • Capacity: 30 - 55
  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Info: Augustine's Room is a purpose built, micro wedding venue for 30 - 55 guests, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking stunning countryside views. There's 6 private & intimate ceremony spots to choose from including rustic ruins, gardens and waterfront locations. All inclusive elopement and small wedding packages include complimentary accommodation for 2.

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Growwild Wildflower Farm - Micro wedding barn
33. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Capacity: 50
  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Accommodation: Next door

Info: The micro wedding barn at Growwild Wildflower Farm is a rustic location for small ceremonies and receptions of up to 50 guests. The property features stunning outdoor gardens, intimate bushland and a clear walled marquee for weddings of 100+ guests. 

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hillview small wedding
34. Hillview Heritage Hotel

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 7277 Illawarra Hwy, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Sleeps: 21

Info: DIY/BYO, Marquee, Farm, Heritage, Budget Friendly, Pet Friendly, Weekend Hire

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Small venue peppers manor
35. Peppers Manor House

  • Capacity: 20+
  • Location: Kater Rd, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Sleeps: 12

Info: Garden, Pool, Tennis, Golf, Lawn Games, Kangaroos, Small Packages

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small wedding vineyard
36. Southern Highlands Winery

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: Oldbury Rd, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Marquee, Private, Industrial, Cows, Vineyard

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small secret garden
37. The Secret Garden

  • Capacity: 2+
  • Location: Blencowes Lane, Wildes Meadow, NSW 2577
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: DIY/BYO, Marquee, Waterfront, Garden, Bush, Outdoor + Covered Ceremony Venues, Small Receptions

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Small Venues in Sydney

Lords Estate Small Wedding Chapel
38. Lords Estate Chapel

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 80
  • Wedding Packages: $1,250+

Lords Estate is a private little Sydney chapel that can be booked for non-denominational wedding ceremonies with 2 - 80 guests and features surrounding gardens for wedding photos. The chapel also makes a unique reception venue for long table seated events of up to 30 guests with space for a lounge and dance floor. 

An authentic vintage drawing room and private dining room seating 8 - 12 guests is located behind the chapel in the estate's main homestead and offers one of Sydney's most exclusive private dining wedding experiences. 

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Australian Botanic Gardens Small Wedding Location
39. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Capacity: 2+
  • Wedding Packages: $550+

The Australian Botanical Gardens in Western Sydney has a choice of lawns and gardens to hire for small wedding ceremonies and garden receptions. Wedding packages start at $550 for 2 hour lawn hire with the option of adding additional hours and ceremony set up.

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small venue ovolo
40. Ovolo Woolloomooloo

  • Capacity: 25+
  • Location: 6 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
  • Sleeps: 50+

Info: Waterfront, Heritage, Formal, Industrial, Contribute to a Purpose, Small Weddings

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Small venue mejico
41. Mejico Cafe

  • Capacity: 40+
  • Location: 105 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Exclusive Use, Foodie Venue, Mexican, Micro Weddings

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Small venue Hazelhurst
42. Hazelhurst Cafe

  • Capacity: 10+
  • Location: 782 Kingsway, Gymea, NSW 2227
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Bush, Garden Ceremonies, Exclusive Use, Cafe, Arts, Small Weddings

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Small venue northern beaches
43. Beachside Dojo

  • Capacity: 15+
  • Location: 2/55 N Steyne, Manly, NSW 2095
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Ocean Views, Beach, Balcony, Function Rooms, Private Dining

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Small wedding venues sydney pilu
44. Pilu

  • Capacity: 15+
  • Location: Moore Rd, Freshwater, NSW 2096
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Ocean Views, Marquee, Exclusive Use, Italian Dining, Small Weddings, Outdoor

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Sydney Wedding Venue Freedom Hub
45. The Freedom Hub

  • Capacity: 45+
  • Location: 283 Young St, Waterloo, NSW 2017
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Small Weddings, Urban, Exclusive Use, Ethical, DIY, BYO

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Small venue rocker
46. Rocker Bondi

  • Capacity: 50+
  • Location: 5/39-53 Campbell Parade, North Bondi, NSW 2026
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Waterfront, Beach, Foodie Venue, Small Receptions 

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small venue chiswick
47. Chiswick

  • Capacity: 30+
  • Location: 65 Ocean St, Woollahra, NSW 2025
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: Award Winning Chef, Foodie Venue, Outdoor Ceremonies, Semi Private Dining, Small Weddings

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Small venue the grounds
48. The Grounds of Alexandria

  • Capacity: 10+
  • Location: 7a/2 Huntley St, Alexandria, NSW 2015
  • Sleeps: 0

Info: The Gardens at The Grounds of Alexandria is a micro wedding venue in the heart of Sydney. Ceremonies + Small Receptions surrounded by plants, rustic decor and fairy lights.

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Small wedding venue Double Bay
49. Intercontinental Hotel Double Bay

  • Capacity: 60+
  • Location: 33 Cross St, Double Bay, NSW 2028
  • Sleeps: 60+

Info: Ocean Views, Pool, Hotel, Ball Room, Small Weddings

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Small wedding venue Nola
50. Nola Smokehouse

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: Level 1, 100 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo, NSW 2000

Info: Sydney Harbour Location, Water Views, Small Weddings, Whiskey Bar, New Orleans Inspired

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Small wedding venue public dining
51. Public Dining Room

  • Capacity: 25+
  • Location: 2A The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW 2088

Info: Beach, Waterfront, Ocean Views, Small Ceremonies & Receptions

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Small weddings on the water
52. The Boathouse Palm Beach

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach, NSW 2108

Info: Waterfront, Outdoor Reception, Exclusive Use, Micro Weddings, Harbour Views

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Small Wedding Venue Sydney Olio
53. Olio Kensington St

  • Capacity: 12+
  • Location: 2/2/10 Kensington St, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Info: Sicilian Restaurant, Foodie Venue, Private Dining, Micro Wedding Receptions

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Small Wedding Venue Beachfront
54. The Terrace @ Jonah's 

  • Capacity: 40+
  • Location: 69 Bynya Rd, Palm Beach, NSW 2108
  • Sleeps: 22

Info: Ocean Views, Micro Weddings, Gardens, Private Hire, All Inclusive Wedding Packages

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40 Stunning Wedding Ceremony Venues in NSW

Wedding ceremony venues in NSW provide a wide variety of locations to say "I do." From indoor wedding venues to outdoor ceremony locations, Australia's largest state boasts some of the world's most stunning places to get married. To help you find the perfect spot to exchange vows with your number one person, we've created this list of the best wedding ceremony locations in NSW.

Ceremony venues are usually selected based on the backdrop they provide and the facilities available onsite. In NSW, there's places to have a wedding ceremony on the beach, in a forest, overlooking a bush setting or framed by a country or waterfront landscape. There are garden ceremony venues, picturesque vineyards and farms, and luxury resorts with views over golf courses.

In addition to the backdrop provided by your wedding ceremony venue, you may also consider the style of the location, the venue's architecture and the experience that the location lends itself to when choosing your special spot. There are traditional wedding ceremony venues that are either religious or non-denominational, and then there's utterly unique spots to tie the knot that need to be seen to be believed.

NSW has a particularly stunning collection of chapel venues that cater for both traditional weddings and celebrations that are a little more outside of the box. Some of the more unique church-like wedding venues include open air chapels, neon chapel rooms and forest chapels. Other unique spots to exchange vows include amphitheatres, wisteria arbors, viewing decks, private beaches and hilltop lookouts.

Many wedding ceremony venues listed below include reception venues in the same location. Destination events such as a Blue Mountains wedding, a Southern Highlands wedding or a Hunter Valley wedding for example, all offer ceremony and reception packages onsite. Where there is a reception venue onsite, wedding ceremony packages range from:

  • Ceremony-only: includes venue hire (+ furniture in many cases)
  • DIY: includes exclusive use of the entire property to DIY ceremony + reception
  • All-inclusive: includes ceremony + reception venue hire + food & beverage

Wedding ceremonies can take place literally anywhere. There's no law that says you have to be in a particular type of location in order to get legally married in Australia. Choosing one of the following wedding ceremony venues for your big day gives peace of mind however, that all the facilities required for your ceremony are present and attended to on your big day.

Best Wedding Ceremony Venues in NSW

Blue Mountains Venues
Central Coast Venues
Hunter Valley Venues
Illawarra Venues
Mid North Coast Venues
Northern NSW Venues
Riverina Venues
South Coast Venues
Southern Highlands Venues
Sydney Venues
Western Sydney Venues
Off-The-Beaten-Track Venues
Wedding Venues Just For Ceremonies

Blue Mountains Ceremony Venues

St Josephs Guesthouse is a unique wedding ceremony venue in the Hawkesbury
1. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Under church bell
  • Wet Weather Venue: Ground floor

St Joseph's guesthouse is a 5 bedroom ceremony & reception venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church. The property is available to hire for weddings from $5,500 including a 3 night stay for 10 guests and you have the freedom to DIY & BYO wedding caterers & drinks etc to your budget.

The outdoor ceremony venue is on the front sandstone steps under the original church bell which still works today. Indoors, the ground floor function area seats up to 60 guests or caters for 100 standing. 

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Ceremony Wedding Venue at Seclusions Amphitheatre

2. Seclusions Blue Mountains

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: Rydal - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Amphitheatre
  • Wet Weather Venue: The Pavilion 

Seclusions is a 20 acre Blue Mountain's property that offers an all-in-one destination for country weddings. The outdoor circular Amphitheatre is a unique ceremony venue with permanent arbor, timber bench seating and picturesque views of the surrounding mountains. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire property for 48 hours including the rustic barn pavilion.

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Ceremony wedding venue at Waldara Farm in the Blue Mountains NSW
3. Waldara Farm

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: Edith - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gazebo, lawns, wharf
  • Wet Weather Venue: The Shearing Shed

Waldara Farm is a family-owned working farm on 800 acres of rolling green hills and grazing pastures. Four ceremony locations include manicured gardens & lawns, a gazebo and wharf that all feature a backdrop of peaceful Australian countryside. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire property for 3 days/2 nights including the barn reception hall and all wedding seating & furniture.

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Blue Mountains wedding venues Botanic Gardens

4. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: Mount Annan - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens, lawns
  • Wet Weather Venues: Bowden Centre, Lakeside Pavilion

The Australian Botanical Gardens has 6 seperate lawn and garden ceremony venues to choose from. Ceremony-only wedding packages are available from $450 and lawns can be hired for picnic or marquee receptions. 

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Central Coast Ceremony Venues

Our Secret Garden Wedding Ceremonies
5. Our Secret Garden

  • Location: 120 Berkeley Road, Berkeley Vale, NSW 2261
  • Capacity: 2 - 250
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Chapel-like "Lodge"

Our Secret Garden is a 58 acre private wedding destination filled with manicured gardens and surrounded by woodlands on the Central Coast. You can book the property for ceremonies only or make use of "The Lodge" or marquee site for your reception. 

Elopement packages start at $3,300 including hire of the grounds for ceremonies, a photographer and celebrant. Ceremony-only venue hire is available mid week or select last minute weekend dates.

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Ceremony Arbor Venue at Fernbank Farm
6. Fernbank Farm

  • Capacity: 140
  • Location: Wyong Creek - Central Coast, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Garden Arbour
  • Wet Weather Venue: Barn & Marquee

Fernbank Farm is a heritage listed wedding venue with 25 acres of garden, waterways and bushland. A majestic steel arbor and lakeside rotunda provide picturesque ceremony venues while marquees and a small barn cater for wedding receptions. The farm offers a unique horse and carriage service by resident Clydesdales Lola & Lulu, who will transport you to your wedding altar in true style. 

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Hunter Valley Ceremony Venues

The Bath House Ceremony Gardens Hunter Valley
7. The Bath House Gardens

  • Location: Forest Hill Drive, Oakhampton Heights, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Garden arbour
  • Wet Weather Venue: The Garden Room

At The Bath House Gardens you have 4 acres of tranquil lawns and gardens for your wedding ceremony, photos and small indoor or outdoor reception. The gardens envelope a large picturesque dam with a fountain, wooden pier and romantic row boat. You get married in one of many garden areas, the most popular of which is the rustic arbor ceremony site with elevated views over the property.

The Garden Room seats up to 14 guests or 30+ standing for indoor ceremonies and private dining receptions.

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Petersons Ceremony Chapel Hunter Valley
8. Peterson House Chapel

  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 80 - 200
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Ceremonies-only chapel hire $2,500

The Peterson House Chapel is located within the Peterson House Winery complex and is available to hire for wedding ceremonies with or without holding your reception onsite. The architecturally designed chapel seats 200 wedding guests for ceremonies and 120 guests as a unique location for wedding receptions.

Peterson House Chapel is conveniently located amongst the main Hunter Valley wineries and is surrounded by manicured gardens suitable for ceremonies and wedding photos. 

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Ceremony Chapel at Chateau Elan
9. Chateau Elan Resort

  • Capacity: 170
  • Location: Rothbury - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Rotunda, lawns
  • Wet Weather Venue: Chapel

Chateau Elan is a picturesque luxury resort with 2 ceremony locations and 4 options for wedding receptions from elopements up to 170 guests. The chapel and rotunda can be hired with a ceremony-only wedding package or combined with a reception. You can arrive to your wedding ceremony by helicopter at Chateau Elan, and the venue has an onsite golf course, day spa and beauty salon. Wedding packages start at $1,250 for ceremonies.

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Hunter Valley Wedding Venue Albion Farm Gardens
10. Albion Farm Gardens

  • Location: 869 Paterson Rd, Woodville, NSW 2321
  • Capacity: 120
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Barn

Albion Farm Gardens is an ideal ceremony-only wedding venue with 15 picturesque acres of gardens onsite including a glam-rustic barn with hanging chandeliers for indoor and wet-weather ceremonies.

Wedding packages at Albion Farm Gardens start at $3,300 including access to the gardens for your ceremony + photos on week days. Weekends are available with a slightly higher venue hire fee. All inclusive elopement packages are $2,200 on select dates with celebrant & photographer included.

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Ceremony Wedding Venue - Enzo
11. Enzo Weddings Hunter Valley

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens, vineyard
  • Wet Weather Venues: Chapel

The purpose built wedding chapel at Enzo Weddings in Pokolbin features 18 hand carved timber pews and floor to ceiling windows overlooking a picturesque vineyard. Complete with exclusive hire, ringing bell and dramatic door opening entrance, the Ironbark Hill Chapel is one of the Hunter Valley's best ceremony venues. Receptions are held in the restaurant and there's a cute onsite cottage suitable as a pre-ceremony venue to get ready before the arriving at the altar.

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Ceremony and Elopement Wedding Venue - Goosewing Cottage
12. Goosewing Cottage

  • Capacity: 20
  • Location: Mount View - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Wooden platform
  • Wet Weather Venue: Undercover Gazebo

Goosewing Cottage is a small wedding and elopement venue surrounded by neighbouring Hunter Valley farms. The ceremony platform provides a cute weather resistant location to exchange vows with rolling green hills as your backdrop. Elopement packages are available Mon - Thur from $2,290 and include venue hire, planner, celebrant & photographer.

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Illawarra Ceremony Venues

Illawarra Ceremony Wedding Venue at Tumbling Waters Retreat
13. Tumbling Waters Retreat

  • Capacity: 140
  • Location: Stanwell Tops - Illawarra, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Clifftop gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Glass atrium

Tumbling Waters Retreat is a luxury wedding resort with clifftop gardens that feature a permanent wooden arbor and panoramic ocean views. Ceremony only wedding packages are available from Monday to Sunday and incur a venue hire fee + cost per person. The restaurant accommodates up to 140 guests for wedding receptions and the resort has 12 luxury suites onsite. 

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Ceremony wedding venue at Seacliff House NSW
14. Seacliff House

  • Capacity: 180
  • Location: Gerringong - Illawarra, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Barn

Seacliff House is a popular all-in-one wedding venue in a lush farmland location with views to the ocean. The property offers outdoor ceremonies and wedding receptions plus a modern and light-filled event space in a purpose built barn. Accommodation available for 20+ guests onsite. 

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Mid North Coast Ceremony Venues

Heaven Gardens is a garden ceremony venue on the Mid North Coast
15. Heaven Gardens

  • Location: 332 Lemon Tree Passage Rd, Salt Ash NSW 2318
  • Capacity: 120 Seated, 150 Standing
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Pavilion

Heaven Gardens is an affordable ceremony venue in Port Stephens that offers the option of ceremony only packages or extended hire for onsite receptions. The property features 5 acres of tranquil garden rooms with 20 different themed spaces including curved lawns, lush greenery, rainforest boardwalks and colourful flower beds.

A venue hire fee of $1,550 applies for ceremonies & subsequent photos and you get use of a wooden arbor and ceremony seating. An open air pavilion provides a wet weather ceremony solution.

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Ceremony venue in Fingal Bay NSW - Saltwater
16. Saltwater Fingal Bay

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: Fingal Bay - Mid North Coast, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Balcony
  • Wet Weather Venue: Restaurant

Saltwater Fingal Bay is an oceanfront wedding venue in Port Stephens. The restaurant's balcony offers the ideal spot for waterfront wedding ceremonies overlooking Fingal Bay Beach. Wedding packages include exclusive hire for ceremony + reception.

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Ceremony wedding venue at Stanley Park
17. Stanley Park

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: Fullerton Cove - Mid North Coast, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Waterfront lawns
  • Wet Weather Venue: Awnings, barn

Stanley Park is an historic wedding venue with expansive grounds in a waterfront setting. The homestead provides a stunning backdrop for outdoor wedding ceremonies, as do the large shady trees dotting the lawns. Stanley Park is the ideal spot if you're looking for a traditional wedding ceremony venue. Wedding receptions can be held on the lawns or in the large onsite barn. 

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Newcastle Ceremony Venues

Ceremony venue in Newcastle - The Lockup
18. The Lockup

  • Capacity: 100
  • Location: Newcastle, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Exercise yard
  • Wet Weather Venue: Police Station

The Lockup is the exercise yard at Newcastle's original police station. Now a contemporary art and event space, The Lockup offers a unique and intimate location for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Located in a heritage precinct, this affordable ceremony venue can also be utilised for wedding receptions.

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Northern NSW Ceremony Venues

Ceremony Wedding Venue in Northern NSW - Forget Me Not Weddings
19. Forget Me Not Farm

  • Capacity: 30 - 250
  • Location: Bangalow - Northern NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Waterfront gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Undercover deck

Forget Me Not Farm is a very private wedding venue on a working cattle farm near Byron Bay. Wedding ceremony sites include award winning gardens and lawns overlooking a picturesque dam with a water fountain. The location is best suited to outdoor and marquee weddings and there's accommodation onsite.

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Ceremony Venue Northern NSW - The Earthhouse
20. The Earthhouse

  • Capacity: 120
  • Location: Corndale - Northern NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens, fig tree
  • Wet Weather Venue: Verandah

The Earthhouse is a rammed earth wedding venue on a 110 acre farm in the Byron Bay hinterland. The grounds of the unique wedding venue offer an elevated position overlooking spectacular regional views and are one of the state's most impressive wedding ceremony sites. Wedding packages include venue hire from $7,750 and there's boutique B&B accommodation onsite. 

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Wedding Ceremony Site Summergrove Estate

21. Summergrove Estate

  • Capacity: 130
  • Location: Carool - Northern NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Chapel

Summergrove Estate is an all-in-one hill top wedding venue with two ceremony venues that enjoy views over the surrounding countryside to the ocean. The chapel provides a traditional wedding ceremony venue while the gardens offer a spectacular outdoor site. At Summergrove Estate you can arrive to your wedding ceremony by helicopter and ceremony only packages are available from $2,500 on Mondays & Tuesdays.

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Riverina Ceremony Venues

Wedding ceremony area at The Wild Vine
22. The Wild Vine

  • Capacity: 205
  • Location: Wagga Wagga - Riverina, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens, paddock, deck
  • Wet Weather Venue: Restaurant

The Wild Vine is a boutique winery and farm with 8 wedding ceremony venues to choose from. The Deck can be styled to your chosen wedding theme with a vineyard backdrop, or the gardens and paddocks offer an alternate choice of intimate areas to say "I do". The Wild Vine is an all-in-one wedding venue where you can have drinks and canapes on the lawn following your ceremony, followed by an indoor reception.

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Ceremony wedding venue in the Riverina - Magpies Nest
23. Magpies Nest

  • Capacity: Approx 100
  • Location: Estella - Riverina, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Covered arbor
  • Wet Weather Venue: Stables

Magpies Nest is a 20 acre country property with a purpose built ceremony area in the property's gardens. Featuring sweeping views over the vineyard and olive groves to the Murrumbidgee River, Magpies Nest is a jewel of country weddings in the Riverina. All inclusive wedding packages provide exclusive use of the venue and an onsite coordinator. 

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South Coast Ceremony Venues

Ceremony wedding venue at Figbird Cottage24. Figbird Cottage

  • Capacity: 150+
  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: English gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Marquee

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable wedding ceremony venues on the South Coast.  The venue features stunning English gardens surrounded by Nowra's peaceful farm life and the largest European marquee in the Shoalhaven. The gardens are perfect for relaxed wedding ceremonies and elopements and all furniture and seating is provided.  

Ceremony packages include exclusive use of the entire property for 2 - 4 hours mid week. Enquire for last minute off-peak availability.

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Fig Tree Park is a ceremony wedding venue 2min from the beach
25. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Outdoor Ceremony Venues: Fig Tree
  • Wet Weather Venue: Barn

Fig Tree Park is a brand new wedding & elopement venue with 180 degree ocean views on the far South Coast of NSW. There is accommodation for 2 in a romantic barn and the estate is conveniently situated within minutes of the beach and Tilba Tilba.

A large fig tree overlooks the sea where you can exchange vows with just the 2 of you or up to 200 guests. Mid-week day hire packages are available. Weekends require bookings with the onsite accommodation.

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Ceremony platform area at Kangaroo Valley
26. Wildwood Kangaroo Valley

  • Capacity: 90
  • Location: Kangaroo Valley, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: The Valley Lookout
  • Wet Weather Venue: The Bush Shed

Wildwood Kangaroo Valley is an eco friendly wedding venue set amongst 100 acres of pristine subtropical rainforest. The most popular of its' 3 wedding ceremony sites is The Valley Lookout, a secluded deck with stunning views over the lower valley. There's also The Garden Chapel and covered rustic option - The Bush Shed. Wildwood offers elopement and micro wedding packages in addition to all-inclusive weddings.

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Ceremony wedding venue at Terara Riverside Gardens
27. Terara Riverside Gardens

  • Capacity: 120
  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Shoalhaven River
  • Wet Weather Venue: Greenhouse

Terara Riverside Gardens offers 5 acres of beautiful garden venues on the banks of the Shoalhaven River. A brand new Greenhouse provides an intimate undercover option and doubles as an outdoor reception venue for smaller weddings. 

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Ceremony Beach - The Cove Jervis Bay
28. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: Booderee National Park - Jervis Bay, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Private beach
  • Wet Weather Venue: Function room

The Cove in Jervis Bay is an exclusive-use wedding venue with its own private beach. You can exchange vows on the beach or in the private gardens overlooking the water. There's accommodation to sleep up to 126 guests onsite and a function room for wet weather ceremonies and receptions. 

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Ceremony Wedding Venue - Mimosa Wines
29. Mimosa Wines

  • Capacity: 180
  • Location: Bermagui - Sapphire Coast, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Bushland
  • Wet Weather Venue: Restaurant deck

Mimosa Wines is a 250 acre winery nestled between South Coast beaches & national park. Ceremony venues include a wooden deck on a water lily dam, in the vineyard or bush, in a tuscan style courtyard or on the restaurant deck above the vineyard. The elevated restaurant offers spectacular sweeping views over the vineyard and surrounding bushland. Accommodation onsite.

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Southern Highlands Ceremony Venues

Ceremony Wedding Venue - Mali Brae Farm
30. Waterfront Gardens at Mali Brae Farm

  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens, weeping Willows, rustic ruins
  • Wet Weather Ceremonies: Pavilion

Mali Brae Farm is a boutique ceremony and reception venue on a private 90 acre farm. There are 6 ceremony locations to choose from including picturesque waterfront gardens, weeping willows and a weatherproof pavilion. Mali Brae Farm has two reception venues including a large rustic hay shed or a modern luxe space for smaller weddings from 30 - 55 guests.

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Growwild Wildflower Farm - Micro wedding barn
31. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Capacity: 50 - 100
  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens, lawns
  • Wet Weather Ceremonies: Barn

Growwild Wildflower Farm has 25 picturesque acres of colourful wildflower plantings and secluded lawns to choose from for your wedding nuptials. The property is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and is surrounded by a privacy screen of pristine native bushland.

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Sydney Ceremony Venues

Lords Estate Chapel Ceremony Venue Sydney NSW
32. Lords Estate Chapel

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 80
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites : Gardens
  • Indoor Ceremony Venue: Chapel

Lords Estate Chapel is a refurbished & non-denominational ceremony venue that has newly opened in 2022 for wedding ceremonies of up to 80 guests. The inside of the chapel has a uniquely intimate atmosphere with a modern blank canvas finish on authentic high ceilings & glass window features.

Removable pews make the chapel a unique location for micro receptions of up to 30 guests with sufficient space for a lounge area and dance floor. Wedding packages include 4 hours hire providing sufficient time for bump in of styling items, ceremony, photos on the grounds and bump out. All inclusive elopement packages are available and private dining for up to 12 guests is available in the refectory.

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Sydney Ceremony Venue Jonahs
33. Jonah's Whale Beach

  • Capacity: 122
  • Location: Whale Beach - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Restaurant

Jonah's on Sydney's northern beaches offers a picturesque waterfront setting for garden wedding ceremonies overlooking the ocean. The cliff top garden is an intimate wedding venue for up to 48 guests or you can hire the entire venue for your exclusive use for up to 122 guests. Wedding packages include both ceremony & reception.

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Ceremony wedding venue - Ovolo Woolloomooloo
34. Ovolo Woolloomooloo

  • Capacity: 30 - 300 seated
  • Location: Woolloomooloo - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Wharf
  • Wet Weather Venue: Alibi Kitchen

Ovolo Woolloomooloo is a heritage-listed waterfront venue with views of Sydney Harbour. Unique spaces for wedding ceremonies include the harbour wharf and Alibi Kitchen, a neon decorated indoor chapel for non-denominational wedding ceremonies. All inclusive wedding packages include unique dining options from gum balls, fairy floss and snow cone machines, to fine dining experiences.

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Sydney Ceremony Venue - Sydney Botanic Gardens35. Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

  • Capacity: 100+
  • Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: 12 lawns
  • Wet Weather Venue: Rose Garden Pavilion

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney's CBD offers a collection of 12 seperate wedding ceremony lawns overlooking Sydney Harbour. Wedding ceremony packages include garden hire for up to 4 hours and it's free to take photos within the gardens as part of your booking. Find Sydney reception venues close to the Royal Botanic Gardens for your post ceremony celebrations.

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Sydney Ceremony Venue Athol Hall
36. Athol Hall

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: Mosman - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Lawn, beach
  • Wet Weather Venue: Hall

Athol Hall is a waterfront wedding venue surrounded by native bushland on Sydney Harbour. Expansive lawns provide a panoramic view of the Harbour including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and provide an epic backdrop for wedding ceremonies. If you're looking for a Sydney ceremony venue with quintessential views, Athol Hall is your ideal spot. And it comes with its own private beach for wedding photos.

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Ceremony wedding venue The Grounds Sydney
37. The Grounds of Alexandria

  • Capacity: 6 - 400
  • Location: Alexandria - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: The Garden Arbor
  • Wet Weather Venue: The Potting Shed

The Grounds of Alexandria is a versatile inner city wedding venue with multiple indoor and outdoor garden spaces suitable for wedding ceremonies of any size. From micro weddings and elopements of 6 guests, to larger weddings with sit-down receptions.

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Sydney Ceremony Venue Springfield House
38. Springfield House

  • Capacity: 400
  • Location: Dural - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Traditional gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Function room

Springfield House is a traditional wedding ceremony venue with 5 acres of private gardens purpose built for weddings. The gardens provide a grand entrance down a sandstone staircase leading to a paved aisle and permanent covered pergola where vows are exchanged to the background tunes of local bellbirds. Two reception venues cater for post ceremony celebrations.

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Sydney Ceremony Venue Beachside Dojo
39. Beachside Dojo

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: Manly - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Outdoor deck
  • Wet Weather Venue: Deck

Beachside Dojo is a Hampton's style wedding venue on Sydney's iconic Manly Beach. An outdoor deck with ocean and beach views provides an idyllic wedding ceremony venue, and private dining rooms cater for intimate wedding receptions of 20 - 150 guests.

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Blue Mountains Ceremony venue Loxley40. Loxley on Bellbird Hill

  • Capacity: 130
  • Location: Kurrajong Hills - Sydney, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Garden deck
  • Wet Weather Venue: Loxley Cellar

Loxley on Bellbird Hill is one of the most popular garden wedding ceremony locations in Greater Sydney. The lower deck of the reception venue is a private and picturesque space surrounded by lush green garden foliage. (No high heels getting stuck in grass) Two reception venues cater for large and micro weddings, and there's a bridal suite for wedding preparations and accommodation for 26 onsite.

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Western Sydney Ceremony Venues

Ceremony wedding venue - Botanic Gardens Mount Annan
41. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Capacity: 600+
  • Location: Mount Annan, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Lakeside Pavilion, 6+ Gardens
  • Wet Weather Venue: Pavilion, Bowden Centre

The Australian Botanical Gardens is a popular garden venue for wedding ceremonies in South West Sydney. A choice of stunning outdoor spaces include lakeside gardens and lawns with options for intimate micro weddings as well as large cultural celebrations with 600+ guests.

Affordable ceremony-only packages are available and there is an onsite function centre and marquee lawns for wedding receptions. 

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Off-The-Beaten-Track Ceremony Venues

Ceremony wedding venue in Mudgee - The vineyard
42. The Vinegrove

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: Mudgee, NSW
  • Outdoor Ceremony Sites: Cottonwood Trees
  • Wet Weather Venue: Marquee

The Vinegrove is a 100 acre vineyard & farm that offers all-in-one weddings in the middle of the grape vines. The unique ceremony and reception venue offers an intimate and highly romantic setting for country weddings. There's accommodation for 8 onsite.

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Wedding Venues Just For Ceremony

The following wedding venues offer ceremony-only wedding packages in NSW:

Wedding ceremony venues in NSW include a selection of world class locations that offer some of the most spectacular backdrops and views in Australia. From epic chapels and picturesque hilltop locations to intimate gardens, there are so many unique and inspiring wedding ceremony locations to choose from in the great state of New South Wales. 

Cover image: Tumbling Waters Retreat

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