Beach Wedding Venues on the South Coast

Beach Wedding Venues: South Coast | IllawarraSydney

Looking for a beach wedding venue on the South Coast, NSW? Beachfront wedding venues on the South Coast are located at some of the whitest sand beaches in New South Wales. With more than 300km of coastline and plenty of accommodation in the region, the South Coast is one of the state's best places for beach weddings.

Oceanfront wedding venues along the state's southern coastline include exclusive-use beach resorts, private seaside properties and affordable surf life saving clubs. Wedding packages at these coastal venues vary in price starting at less than $100 per person with the average cost of reception venues being around $160-$200 per head.

Whether you're looking for a reception venue with ocean views or a beach wedding destination with accommodation for all of your guests, the South Coast delivers a great choice of seaside wedding venues located within a barefoot toe of the ocean edge.

Here are 11 of the best beach wedding venues on the South Coast of NSW. 

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11 Beach Wedding Venues - South Coast

The Cove Beach Wedding
1. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • LOCATION: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • CAPACITY: 150+
  • CEREMONIES: Beach, gardens
  • RECEPTIONS: Oceanside, oceanview
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 126

The Cove is a 3 acre oceanfront resort & wedding venue in Jervis Bay on the South Coast. With accommodation onsite for your entire guest list, The Cove is an ideal beachfront wedding destination where everyone can stay together with you for the weekend.

At The Cove, you get your own private beach wedding venue where you can get married on the sand either directly on the beach or on a sand bank surrounded by ocean waters. 

Reception venues include a brand new wedding hall with a white, coastal vibe, a beachfront village green for outdoor weddings and a beachside lawn area where you can pitch a marquee. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire resort, all ceremony & reception venues and accommodation for up to 126 guests for 2 nights. Guests paying for their own accommodation makes The Cove a surprisingly affordable wedding destination.

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The Woods Farm Coastal Wedding Location
2. The Woods Farm

  • LOCATION: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • CEREMONIES: Bush Chapel
  • RECEPTIONS: Outdoors, Luxe Shed
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 120

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre coastal wedding venue located minutes from the beautiful beaches of Jervis Bay. Blessed with the best of Australia's beautiful landscape, this idyllic property is a treasure trove of amazing spots to celebrate your wedding.

The magical bush chapel has an incredible 120 metre aisle that curves through the trees under a series of jasmine covered archways. The reception shed is adorned with the same chandeliers as in the chapel and opens onto an expansive lawn and outdoor bar area. Bring your entire guest list to celebrate for the weekend staying in cottages & an amazing glamping village.

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The Pavilion Reception Venue at Kiama Beach
3. The Pavilion Kiama

  • LOCATION: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • CAPACITY: 80 - 400
  • RECEPTIONS: Function room

The Pavilion Kiama is a seaside reception venue framed by hundred-year-old Norfolk Pines. Located at Kiama's surf beach, The Pavilion's elegant function rooms offer beautiful ocean views and are flexible to accommodate various sized weddings.

There is a unique and secluded ceremony location behind the venue, or there are plenty of beaches, churches and reserves nearby. Utilising The Pavilion as your wet weather ceremony option is included with all highly-affordable wedding packages.

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South Coast Wedding Venue Willow Farm
4. Willow Farm Berry

  • LOCATION: Galls Lane, Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • CAPACITY: 130
  • CEREMONIES: Gardens, creek, barn
  • RECEPTIONS: rustic shed, outdoors, marquee
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 10

Willow Farm is a beautiful regional wedding venue located on 160 rural acres just 5 minutes to South Coast beaches. You can have your wedding ceremony on the beach if you choose, or at one of the many locations on the farm.

Willow Farm has an abundance of wedding photo locations on its acreage along with an awesome set up for outdoor weddings with a coastal feel. Reception venues include a rustic entertainment shed that is well suited to a lounge or dance floor set up, an adjoining lawn area perfect for marquees and an open air space where you can set up long tables for outdoor dining &/or install an outdoor dance floor. 

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Fig Tree Park Beach wedding venue
5. Fig Tree Park

  • LOCATION: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • CAPACITY: 2 - 200
  • CEREMONIES: Fig Tree
  • RECEPTIONS: Outdoors, marquee

Fig Tree Park is a brand new wedding venue located within 2 minutes of South Coast beaches and the quaint town of Tilba Tilba. From its expansive ocean facing lawns you get 360 degree beach views as the backdrop for your wedding ceremony and reception.

Fig Tree Park is an ideal spot for a wedding weekend away for elopements, micro weddings or larger weddings of up to 200. The property features a luxury country homestead for getting ready, a private barn for your wedding night accommodation and large fig trees framing your wedding ceremony and reception area.

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Kullindi Beach Wedding Venue
6. Kullindi Homestead

  • LOCATION: Booderee National Park, Ellmoos Rd, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • CAPACITY: 20 - 200
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 20
  • VENUE HIRE: $3,800

Kullindi Homestead is a private, waterfront wedding venue located on the shore of Sussex Inlet. Perfect for DIY'ers, this beautiful country style destination has a sprawling lawn on the inlet where you can pitch a marquee or tipi.

Budget-friendly and relaxed, Kullindi comes with 5 self contained units that sleep up to 20 guests for 2 nights. Additional guests are welcome to camp and you also have the option of setting up a glamping village. BYO caterers and drinks.

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Cheap wedding venue NRMA Murramarang Beachfront Resort
7. NRMA Murramarang Beachfront Holiday Resort

  • LOCATION: Banyandah Street, South Durras, NSW 2536
  • CAPACITY: 20 - 120
  • CEREMONYIES: Beach, garden, forest
  • RECEPTIONS: Function room, outdoor courtyard
  • ACCOMMODATION: Villas sleep 40+

Murramarang Resort is one of the most accessible all-in-one beach wedding venues on the South Coast. Located on its own section of sand, the beachfront wedding resort offers several ceremony and reception venues with stunning ocean views. Ceremony venues include Mill Beach, a nearby grassy headland, several forest settings and a wet weather courtyard. 

There are four reception venues onsite that cater for micro weddings of 20 - 40 guests as well as larger weddings of 120 plus. The spaces are both indoor & outdoor. All inclusive wedding packages are available from $160/pp and the resort has villas to accommodate all guests.

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South Coast Wedding Venue Nowra Culburra SLSC
8. Nowra Culburra Beach SLSC

  • LOCATION: 4 Farrant Ave, Culburra Beach NSW 2540
  • CAPACITY: 130
  • RECEPTIONS: Beachside Hall

The Nowra Culburra Surf Life Saving Club is located directly on the South Coast's Culburra Beach and you can get married on the sand in front of the club without charge. It's a beautifully quiet beach with rocks at one end which make a lovely backdrop for coastal wedding photos.

Affordable wedding packages include venue hire from $2,500 which includes use of a full commercial kitchen. (This makes it easy & cheaper to hire caterers.) The hall has a basic but clean blank canvas interior and a balcony overlooking the ocean. 

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South Coast Wedding Venue Mollymook Beachside Weddings
9. Mollymook Beachside Weddings

  • LOCATION: 72 Golf Avenue, Mollymook, NSW 2539
  • CAPACITY: 220
  • RECEPTIONS: Function Room

Mollymook Beachside Weddings is aptly named. This absolute beachside wedding venue lets you marry on the white sands of the South Coast and has a function centre as your reception venue. Mollymook Beachside Weddings is one of the few budget friendly wedding venues located directly on the beach and with uninterrupted views over the ocean.

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South Coast Wedding Venue City Beach Function Centre

10. City Beach Function Centre

  • LOCATION: 1 Marine Dr, Wollongong NSW 2500
  • CAPACITY: 420
  • CEREMONIES: Nearby beaches
  • RECEPTIONS: Function rooms

City Beach Function Centre is one of Wollongong's most affordable beach wedding venues. It is located on the ocean front with views over the beach and offers all inclusive wedding packages that make planning super easy. City Beach Function Centre is a conveniently located reception venue in close proximity to local ceremony locations, amenities, transport and hotels. 

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South Coast Wedding Venue Sebel Harbourside Kiama
11. The Sebel Harbourside Kiama

  • LOCATION: 31 Shoalhaven St, Kiama NSW 2533
  • CAPACITY: 200
  • CEREMONIES: Oceanside Garden
  • RECEPTIONS: Marquee, function rooms
  • ACCOMMODATION: Hotel rooms

The Sebel Hotel at Kiama is a logistically convenient seaside wedding venue offering affordable weddings and receptions overlooking the ocean. Reception venues include function rooms and a marquee catering for weddings of various sizes. The Sebel Harbourside is great spot for destination beach weddings and honeymoons because it has accommodation onsite for the entire guest list and plenty to do nearby.

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Beach Weddings South Coast

Beach wedding venues on the South Coast are an even split between all inclusive and DIY locations. All inclusive venues cater for your food & beverages with a per head charge typically between $160 - $200 per person. There's likely to be a venue hire charge on top which gives you exclusive use of the grounds and the option to have your wedding ceremony onsite. 

At the coastal wedding venues that are DIY you can choose your own caterers according to your budget and BYO drinks. Some of the beach wedding resorts on the South Coast offer DIY packages which make destination weddings in this region incredibly affordable.  

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