Oceanfront Wedding Venues in the Illawarra

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Illawarra Oceanfront Wedding Venues

This collection of oceanfront wedding venues in the Illawarra range from affordable beachfront hotels to harbour front gardens and coastal retreats. From Wollongong to Gerringong, these are the best oceanfront wedding venues in the Illawarra.

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oceanfront wedding venue illawarra city beach

City Beach Function Centre

  • ADDRESS: 1 Marine Dr, Wollongong NSW 2500
  • CAPACITY: 420
  • COST: All inclusive wedding packages from $99 per head

City Beach Function Centre is one of Wollongong's most affordable wedding venues. Located directly on Wollongong Beach with uninterrupted ocean views, the venue offers accessibility to the beach and has the least expensive, most spectacular outlook in the Illawarra.

Reception packages start at $99/pp and ceremonies are offered in a choice of coastal locations including the beach, lighthouse or indoors and the venue organises council permits for you. City Beach Function Centre caters for all types of ceremonies & receptions and is a well known Indian wedding venue serving authentic Indian cuisine with styling by Symphony Events. 

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oceanfront wedding venue Illawarra Sebel Harbourside Kiama
The Sebel Harbourside Kiama

  • ADDRESS: 31 Shoalhaven St, Kiama NSW 2533
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • COST: All inclusive wedding packages from $119/pp. 

The Sebel Harbourside offers a picturesque coastal location for affordable seaside weddings and receptions overlooking Kiama Harbour.  Wedding venues include several function rooms that cater for receptions from 60 to 180 guests, a marquee, gardens and the harbour foreshore.

The Sebel Harbourside in Kiama has accommodation onsite for the entire guest list and with plenty to do in the beach town, it's a great spot to stay for extended weekend weddings with family & friends. Minimum spend is $11,600.

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oceanfront wedding venue illawarra seacliff house
Seacliff House

  • ADDRESS: 139 Princes Hwy, Gerringong NSW 2534
  • CAPACITY: 180
  • VENUE HIRE: From $8,000

Seacliff House is one of the Illawarra's most unique wedding venues offering receptions in a purpose built barn with views over lush, rolling hills to the South Pacific Ocean. The barn's white interiors offer an elegant blank canvas to style in any wedding theme, and the large glass windows take full benefit of the stunning Illawarra landscape.

The barn's courtyard is an ideal location for cocktail weddings or pre-reception canapes, and is also a romantic location for having your first dance under the stars. A brand new luxury farmhouse now offers accommodation onsite taking full advantage of the picturesque ocean views. Seacliff House is one of the most popular wedding venues in the Illawarra. Enquire early.

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oceanfront wedding venue Illawarra Panorama House
Panorama House

  • ADDRESS: 811 Princes Hwy, Maddens Plains, NSW 2508
  • CAPACITY: 380 
  • COST: All-inclusive wedding packages from $70/pp

Panorama House is one of the most budget friendly wedding venues in the Illawarra and offers spectacular 180 degree ocean views. With floor to ceiling glass windows, the three adjoining function spaces are impressive oceanfront locations for wedding receptions from 40 to 280 guests.   

The wedding gazebo overlooks the expansive Illawarra coastline and can be hired for ceremonies from $750 with a reception package, or $1,000 without. Breakfast, lunch and dinner receptions are available and packages include cocktail and sit down options plus in-house MC and DJ. Wedding venues require minimum numbers from 40 guests. 

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oceanfront wedding venue Illawarra Tumbling Waters
Tumbling Waters Retreat

  • ADDRESS: 31 Stonehaven Rd, Stanwell Tops, NSW 2508
  • CAPACITY: 140
  • COST: All inclusive wedding packages from $175/pp + venue hire from $1,950

Tumbling Waters Retreat is perhaps the Illawarra's most luxurious wedding resort. Stunning wedding venues include the clifftop gardens and restaurant which both offer panoramic ocean views. There's also 12 luxury and unique suites with features such as an outdoor bath. 

Cocktail and sit-down wedding receptions are available from $175 - $235 per person. BYO beer and spirits is permitted. Elopement packages start at $3,825. 

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oceanfront wedding venue Illawarra Headlands
Headlands Austinmer Beach

  • ADDRESS: Headland Ave & Yuruga St, Austinmer NSW 2515
  • CAPACITY: 350
  • COST: All inclusive wedding packages from $145/pp

Headlands at Austinmer Beach is an architecturally designed ocean front wedding location with a private bar and balcony that enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Ceremonies can be held on the beach directly in front of the venue, on the venue's balcony or at any of the local parks nearby. The hotel's function centre caters for wedding receptions from 12 to 350 guests and accommodation for 100 guests is available in 50 serviced appartments.

Wedding ceremony packages start from $1,000. 5 Hour reception packages including catering and drinks start at $145 per person for a cocktail wedding and $160/pp for a sit down menu. 

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oceanfront wedding venue Illawarra Sage Hotel
Sage Hotel

  • ADDRESS: 60/62 Harbour St, Wollongong NSW 2500
  • CAPACITY: 280
  • COST: All inclusive wedding packages from $79/pp

Sage Hotel is an affordable wedding venue on the Wollongong Beach waterfront. Wedding venues include a private terrace that's ideal for wedding ceremonies and a choice of 3 reception spaces including a private dining room & ballroom to suit different sized weddings.

In addition to weddings, Sage Hotel is an ideal engagement party venue with canape & drinks packages from $31.50 per person. Wedding ceremonies on the terrace start at $500 and reception packages range from $79 - $149 per person with all food & beverage included as well as wedding night accommodation for the couple.

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oceanfront wedding venue Illawarra Altitude
Altitude 1148

  • ADDRESS: Southern Gateway Centre, Princes Hwy, Bulli Tops, NSW 2516
  • CAPACITY: 140
  • COST: All inclusive wedding packages from $79/pp

Altitude 1148 is a fine dining restaurant and function centre with stunning panoramic views over the Illawarra to the Pacific Ocean. The venue caters for wide variety of wedding receptions and is 100% halal certified. Menus include traditional Indian cuisine as well as modern Australian seafood with gluten free and vegetarian options.

All inclusive (and affordable) wedding packages come with venue hire, food and beverages. Minimum numbers apply for exclusive hire.

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