Best Destination Wedding Venues in NSW

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Looking for destination wedding venues in NSW? These are the most recommended all-in-one wedding venues across NSW. All of these wedding locations offer ceremonies, receptions and accommodation onsite, making them ideal places to stay for extended destination weddings with family & friends. 

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The Woods Farm Country Destination
1. The Woods Farm

  • Jervis Bay, NSW
  • Capacity 200
  • Sleeps 120 ($100 - $150/pp)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre wedding wonderland where you can stay with all of your guests for the weekend. The property is well suited to vintage and rustic weddings with old tractors and vintage wares dotting the landscape and chandeliers hanging from the trees. 

Coastal wedding venues include a unique country chapel with spectacular garden arbor walk and a reception shed that seats 150 (or 200 with adjoining marquee). Accommodation is in 8 x 3 bedroom cottages and 18 glamping tents.

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Destination Venue The Cove
2. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Jervis Bay, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Sleeps 126
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Cove is a 3 acre seaside oasis on the stunning white sands of Jervis Bay. With accommodation onsite for your entire guest list, The Cove is an ideal wedding destination for a beachfront getaway on the South Coast. 

Get married on your own private beach, a secluded sand bar or in the gardens with the ocean as your backdrop. As the sun sets your guests will enjoy mingling on the peaceful village green while sipping cocktails at the outdoor bar. A brand new wedding hall provides a luxe blank canvas space for weddings of up to 150 guests, or you can opt for a marquee set up for 200.

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Mimosa Wines NSW Wedding Venue
3. Mimosa Wines

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

If it's views you're after, Mimosa Wines is perhaps the best wedding venue in NSW. The 200 acre winery has an architecturally designed chefs hatted restaurant located on an elevated section of the estate and overlooks the most incredible vista taking in the vines, lake, national park and ocean surrounds.

Beside the restaurant is a Tuscan style courtyard where guests are able to enjoy drinks and canapes prior to entering the indoor/outdoor reception space. Options for wedding ceremony sites include the lake, bush settings or in the courtyard overlooking the view. Two cottages are located a short walk away through the vines.

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Chapel Hill Destination Wedding Venue
4. Chapel Hill Retreat

  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 34
  • Wedding Packages: All-inclusive

With incredible views over lush valleys and mountains, Chapel Hill Retreat is a stunning wedding location that comes with very affordable all inclusive packages. There are 7 unique event spaces across the 35 acre property including a natural bush cathedral, a non-denominational chapel, a modern function room with an adjoining event deck and expansive lawns & gardens.

Venue hire at Chapel Hill gives you exclusive use of the grounds and all function areas to create your dream wedding. Whether it be a reception on the lawns, an intimate celebration on the deck or a 3 day wedding where up to 34 guests stay onsite with you. Accommodation is in 6 self contained cottages and there is a luxe bridal suite for getting ready.

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St Josephs Guesthouse - Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains
5. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Wollombi, NSW
  • Capacity 10 - 100
  • Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

St Joseph's Guesthouse is an award winning heritage wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The unique 5 bedroom, 3 level Airbnb style property is located in a tranquil country bush setting and offers the ideal all-in-one location for intimate weddings.

The affordable venue hire fee starts at $3,500 and includes exclusive use of the property and accommodation for 10 guests for 2+ nights (extra guests can glamp & there's additional accommodation nearby). There's a function area on the ground floor seating 60 or catering for cocktail events of up to 100 guests and the backyard is a beautifully relaxed spot for outdoor receptions. 

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Midginbil Eco Resort Destination Wedding Venue
6. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Midginbil - Northern NSW
  • Capacity 150
  • Sleeps 70 - 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Midginbil Eco Resort is a fun, 3 day wedding destination in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. All your guests stay onsite with you in luxe cottages and a village of permanent safari lodges that each feature their own timber balconies. 

The 400 acre property is immersed in sub-tropical rainforest surrounds with extensive views over Night Cap National Park. There are 3 ceremony sites to choose from, a reception barn with adjoining courtyard and a bonfire site for later in the evening.

Guests are able to pay their own accommodation ($100 - $200/pp) and your catering & drinks are BYO making Midginbil one of the cheapest wedding destinations in NSW. The property features a communal breakfast & lunch room, swimming pool, tennis & volleyball courts and plenty of space for backyard cricket.

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North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
7. Goolawah Retreat

  • Crescent Head - Mid North Coast, NSW
  • Capacity 30 - 150
  • Sleeps 32+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Goolawah Retreat is one of the most affordable wedding destinations in NSW right now. The property is located on 28 acres of picturesque native bushland in the Mid North Coast holiday region of Crescent Head. The relaxed self-contained resort features a brand new reception pavilion (suits 30 - 90 seated guests or up to 150 for cocktail functions) and 5 refurbished cottages that sleep 32 guests.

The ocean facing Goolawah Retreat permits camping onsite and with no neighbours there is no curfew. Wedding packages start at under $7,000 including exclusive use and all accommodation for 3 nights for 32 guests. The beach is 2 minutes away and there's loads of lawn area for a game of footy.

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Destination wedding venue South Coast
8. Willow Farm

  • Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity 130
  • Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Package: DIY/BYO

Willow Farm is a 160 acre easy DIY venue located on lush green farmland just a few minutes from Berry & several beaches. Versatile reception areas include a rustic entertainment shed that seats up to 100 guests, a marquee and games lawn, an outdoor dining green and space to instal a dance floor under the stars.

With stunning views over the property's dam and green countryside, Willow Farm is synonymous with DIY weddings in the great outdoors. The relaxed, country location is exclusively yours for the weekend and you can use the various spaces however you wish.

Owner Keri is a highly experienced events manager and works with you to create your ideal wedding. The wedding package includes lots of extras and virtually all necessities except catering & drinks and optional structures.

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The Lodge South Coast wedding venue set up with long reception tables
9. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive - 3 days

The Lodge is a newly renovated 43 room hotel that specialises in all inclusive destination weddings. The hotel has reopened under new management in 2024 and brings a fun pine forest and poolside setting to South Coast weddings.

Wedding venues at The Lodge include a tree cathedral which features an open sided timber chapel, a luxe reception hall, an outdoor champagne courtyard, two dedicated getting ready spaces and a restaurant where guests are served breakfast each morning.

Venue hire starts at $25,000 and includes all accommodation. Guests cover this fee by booking & paying their own accommodation. Food & beverage packages range from $95 - $180 per person. 

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a luxury South Coast wedding venue with gardens
10. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse & Restaurant

  • Illawarra, NSW
  • Capacity 20 - 200
  • Sleeps 14
  • All inclusive 24 hour experience

Ravensthorpe is a romantic Georgian manor house that offers an all-inclusive 24 hour destination wedding experience including accommodation for 14 onsite. The property is conveniently situated in a private country spot just a few minutes from Albion Park and has a relaxed country feel with all the benefits of a city venue.

A picture perfect ceremony rotunda sits on 3 acres of elegant wedding gardens which provide a variety of backdrops for wedding photos. Reception spaces include a light-filled conservatory, adjoining outdoor courtyard and a grand reception marquee. There's also private dining rooms for smaller weddings.

Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire estate and are all-inclusive of ceremony, reception and post-wedding recovery breakfast. 

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