National Park Wedding Venues in NSW

If the native Australian bush is your dream wedding location, you'll love these national park wedding venues which offer stunning bushland ceremonies and wedding receptions surrounded by nature. 

The most common question about national park weddings is whether it's actually legal to tie the knot and have a party in a national reserve? Yes, you can have a wedding in an approved national park location and New South Wales has many beautiful rainforests, bush settings and forest wedding venues situated within or bordering national parks to choose from. 

Our national park weddings in NSW are not just limited to inland locations with the state offering many coastal bushland settings amongst its 890 different national parklands. From a Royal National Park wedding just south of Sydney to rainforests, alpine areas and untouched wilderness, NSW offers an incredible choice of bushy parklands perfect for weddings in nature. 

Here are 15 beautiful national park wedding venues in New South Wales. 

Top 15 National Park Wedding Venues in NSW

National Park wedding destination Jervis Bay
1. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre country retreat located in the Tomerong Forest near Jervis Bay. Immersed in native bushland just minutes to the beach and with cows, goats, chickens and an array of wildlife, The Woods Farm is one of the best nature wedding venues in New South Wales. 

Hidden in the woods is a stunning open-air timber chapel. The chandelier altar is reached via a 120 metre grass aisle that curves through native bushland with jasmine covered archways overhead. The property also has a luxe reception hall, outdoor bar, glamping village with luxe amenities, cottages, a swimming pool and pre & post wedding event areas.

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National Park Wedding Venue Port Stephens
2. The Oasis Rainforest Resort

  • Location: 5 Koala Place, Boat Harbour, NSW 2316
  • Capacity: 80
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 50
  • Wedding Packages: Catered with BYO drinks

One of the state's most beautiful rainforest wedding venues is located on the shores of One Mile Beach in Port Stephens and is an affordable private resort that comes with two nights accommodation in 9 onsite cabins. 

You can either get married on the beach which is 600 metres from the venue or within the resort's 5 acres of lush foliage, tropical gardens and billabongs. At the heart of the resort is an incredibly romantic reception deck that at night is immersed in a fairy-lit rainforest. Other outdoor reception spaces include lawns amongst festoon-lit trees where you can dine under the stars.

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Wedding Venue Byron Bay Midginbil Hill Eco Resort
3. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70 - 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Midginbil Eco Resort is a beautiful wedding venue located in the Nightcap National Park region of Northern NSW. The relaxed 400 acre sun drenched property looks over sub tropical rainforest and bushland views and is one of the most relaxed, scenic and fun wedding locations in NSW.

At Midginbil, you bring your entire guest list to stay with you for 2 nights and enjoy exclusive use of the entire resort with a swimming pool, tennis & volleyball courts and a bonfire onsite. Wedding packages are super budget friendly and guests are able to pay their own accommodation. 

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Blue Mountains National Park Venue
4. Monkey Creek Cafe & Gallery

  • Location: 227 Chifley Road, Dargan, NSW 2786
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 20+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Monkey Creek Cafe & Gallery are two National Park wedding venues located in the heart of the Blue Mountains UNESCO world heritage area. The Gallery is the largest of the two event spaces and has huge windows offering extensive views across the Hartley Valley and Wollemi wilderness regions. 

Next to the gallery is a small cafe which houses the site's commercial kitchen and is available for use by your chosen caterers. There is accommodation for two in a loft above the cafe and the owner also has a large property that sleeps 20 guests within two minutes walk of the Gallery which can be added to venue hire. There is a secret cave ceremony venue at the private property.

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National Park Wedding Ceremony Venue Leura
5. Blue Mountains Weddings

  • Location: 36 Olympian Parade, Leura, NSW 2780
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: BYO/All inclusive

Kyle & Emily at Blue Mountains Weddings are the exclusive operators of Leuralla Amphitheatre in Leura. This world heritage wedding site overlooks the iconic Jamison Valley and is one of the most scenic wedding locations in New South Wales. 

Leuralla Amphitheatre can be hired solely for wedding ceremonies, can be packaged with a lightly catered post ceremony celebration or is available with a fully catered reception held on an adjacent lawn area. The lawn has the same incredible views as the amphitheatre and comes with marquee hire and all furnishings for a seated or cocktail event.

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Chapel Hill Wedding Venue Blue Mountains
6. Chapel Hill Weddings

  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 36
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Chapel Hill is a dream location for wilderness weddings just 1 hour from the Sydney CBD. The 35 acre retreat overlooks the world heritage Blue Mountains from multiple event spaces on the property including a natural bush cathedral, oak tree avenue and a gorgeous open air balcony that adjoins the main function room.

The scenic views over lush bush covered hills and valleys and be your backdrop for both ceremony and reception at Chapel Hill with versatile venue hire offering the option for outdoor wedding receptions. Wedding packages include all your furniture and decor, catering, drinks and there's optional accommodation available in 7 onsite cottages.

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Growwild Secret Valley Bush Wedding
7. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 30 - 145
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Growwild is a 25 acre wildflower farm nestled between the Bargo State Conservation Area and Dharawal National Parks. Bordered by pristine bushland, the grounds are a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and are a favourite hangout for local Kangaroos, Koalas and a variety of native Australian birds.

Growwild has a hidden valley ceremony area accessed via paved paths and surrounded by National Park. There are two reception venues including a luxe garden marquee and micro wedding barn and both sites feature outdoor entertaining areas. For wedding photos the beautiful grounds offer limitless possibilities.

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Goolawah Retreat National Parkland Wedding
8. Goolawah Bush & Beach Retreat

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

Secluded within Goolawah National Park this beautiful wedding venue comes with ocean views, spacious lawns, an open-air reception pavilion, outdoor courtyard and 5 self contained units all nestled within the privacy of surrounding bushland.

Goolawah Bush & Beach Retreat is an affordable wedding destination where all guests can stay onsite including the option for camping. Venue hire comes with BYO caterers and drinks, there's no curfew and the property is pet friendly. 

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Booderee National Park wedding venue
9. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Location: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 111
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Cove is a secluded 3 acre seaside resort that is accessed via a stunning drive through the Booderee National Park. Situated on its own private beach and surrounded by lush bushland, The Cove is a private and beautiful wedding destination where your entire guest list stays onsite with you.

Accommodation includes a glamping village with fire pits and luxe amenities, a large fun house and beach cabins. For weddings there is a pamper room for getting ready, an oceanfront ceremony lawn, a luxe reception hall and an open air courtyard with outdoor bar suitable for cocktail or seated weddings under the stars.

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National Park wedding destination Bermagui
10. Mimosa Wines

  • Location: 2845 Tathra-Bermagui Rd, Bermagui NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 13
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The architecturally designed chefs hatted restaurant at Mimosa Wines is one of the most scenic national park wedding venues in New South Wales. A huge wraparound timber balcony offer expansive views over the 200 acre vineyard below and across the surrounding Biamanga National Park and Bermaguee Nature Reserves. 

All inclusive wedding packages provide exclusive use of the vineyard for your wedding day including a balcony, waterfront, vineyard or bush wedding ceremony, photos within the vineyard and National Park, a fully catered foodie reception and accommodation in two onsite cottages for 2 nights. 5 Star views!!

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National Park Wedding Destination Wollombi
11. The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 17
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woodhouse is located between the Yengo National Park and Watagans National Park in Wollombi and offers a luxury European style destination for weddings surrounded by manicured fields and picturesque bushland. A paperbark forest, willow and pine tree settings and a private lake offer a myriad of ceremony spots in nature.

At the heart of this 100 acre park-like property is The Woodhouse, an architecturally designed, contemporary function space with 7 metre internal ceilings and three impressive timber peaks on the outside. The venue has an outdoor dance floor and courtyard, a Tuscan style pergola with an outdoor bar & lounge and accommodation for 33 guests in 9 suites and a barn stay.

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National Park wedding location in the Hawkesbury
12. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW 2775
  • Capacity: 10 - 100
  • Accommodation Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Nestled between the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley in the picturesque Hawkesbury region is a unique wedding venue built in the ruins of a 165 year old Catholic Church. St Joseph's Guesthouse is now a 5 bedroom Airbnb set across 3 floors with a function area that seats up to 60 guests on the bottom level.

The church sits above a quiet road on a private embankment and overlooks peaceful bush covered hills in all directions. The tranquil location and dramatic facade of the church makes outdoor weddings popular in the backyard and there is a circular cemented area (actually the top of a tank) which makes a unique altar or band stage.

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Shoalhaven wedding venue surrounded by National Park
13. Coolangatta Estate

  • Location: 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Coolangatta Estate is situated at the foothills of Mount Coolangatta and is the site of first settlement in the Shoalhaven Heads region. The picturesque winery is overlooked by bush covered hills and has an array of historic buildings and gardens that offer a variety of scenic backdrops for wedding ceremonies and photos.

There are two reception venues at Coolangatta Estate including a convict built community hall which is an intimate space for up to 80 guests that retains its original historic charm. The other space is a function centre that caters for up to 200 guests. The property also has a 26 unit motel that sleeps 70+ guests.

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World Heritage National Park Wedding Venue
14. Dantosa Estate

  • Location: 76 Mort St, Katoomba, NSW 2780
  • Capacity: 16 - 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Situated on 9 private acres in the world heritage Blue Mountains, Dantosa Estate is an amazing place to get married immersed in nature. Conveniently situated in Katoomba, this beautiful national park wedding venue has its own private lake and comes with 2 self contained cottages that sleep up to 18 guests.

Park-like gardens are surrounded by stunning forest and overlook the lake's ceremony pontoon and a picturesque lake house. This unique bush location offers venue hire for up to 60 guests with DIY receptions on the tennis court, lawns or in the dining room of the largest cottage.

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Coorabell National Park Wedding Destination
15. Coorabell Estate

  • Location: 36 Keys Road, Coorabell, NSW 2479
  • Capacity: 10 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Coorabell Estate is a hinterland wedding venue that overlooks stunning sub tropical rainforest just 20 minutes from Byron Bay. The versatile private estate offers a secluded setting for outdoor weddings where long tables can be arranged on the terraced lawns and marquees or tipis erected in the gardens. on 28 acres of unspoilt 

The 28 acre property centres around a luxury 5 bedroom residence which is included with venue hire for 3+ day weddings. There's a covered balcony that seats up to 40 guests overlooking the rainforest canopy and a poolside event space suitable for cocktail functions for up to 55. 

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