Pet Friendly Wedding Venues in Wollongong

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Wanting your fur baby to be part of your big day? These 8 pet friendly wedding venues near Wollongong allow dogs and other furry friends onsite to participate in your ceremony. Some of these beautiful wedding spots also provide pet friendly accommodation with venue hire and are ideal locations for a destination wedding over several days.

Here are 8 beautiful pet friendly wedding venues in Wollongong and the Illawarra.

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Top 8 Pet Friendly Wedding Venues Near Wollongong

Dog friendly wedding hotel near Jamberoo
1. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136

The Lodge is a beautifully refurbished rural hotel that specialises in destination weddings with all guests staying in 43 poolside rooms for 2 nights. There are 3 pet friendly rooms within the hotel and dogs are welcome to be included in wedding ceremonies which are held in an amazing open air chapel set within a natural Pine Tree Cathedral.

Venue hire includes access to two getting ready rooms, the chapel and a luxe wedding hall. You then have the option to host a pre-wedding dinner and/or poolside recovery brunch.

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Ravensthorpe Pet Friendly Wedding Venue
2. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

  • Location: Albion Park, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a private estate to hire for weddings in Albion Park. Dogs are welcome to be included in festivities with 3 acres of gardens, an outdoor courtyard and tennis court providing a choice of pet friendly spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

The quaint Georgian manor house offers a 24 hour venue hire package which includes accommodation for up to 14 guests onsite. All catering and drinks are provided in-house with a choice of menus to suit your taste and budget.

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Figbird Cottage dog friendly weddings
3. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Figbird Cottage is a garden wedding venue bordered by picturesque dairy farm and offers a relaxed setting for pet friendly weddings an hour south of Wollongong. The property has a large marquee that opens onto a cocktail lawn for indoor/outdoor receptions and two optional cottages that sleep up to 8 guests onsite.

Figbird cottage is one of the few pet friendly elopement venues in the Wollongong region and offers all inclusive packages with a celebrant & photographer at budget friendly rates.

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Willow Farm Pet Friendly Venue Near Wollongong
4. Willow Farm

  • Location: Berry, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

With 160 acres of rolling green hills and open dairy fields, Willow Farm is an ideal destination for relaxed weddings where your pooch can be included in celebrations. The farm features a rustic entertainment shed that's often used as a lounge or dance floor space and wide open lawns where marquees can be pitched or tables laid out under the stars.

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Eleven Eighty dog friendly wedding destination
5. Eleven Eighty Weddings

  • Location: 1180 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535 
  • Capacity: 80
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

Eleven Eighty is one of the coolest pet friendly wedding venues in the Illawarra with 5 unique event spaces set around a central courtyard. Seating up to 80 guests the courtyard comes with an optional glass marquee and is bordered by a rustic barn bar, an old school hall (which seats 50 guests) and a refurbished train carriage styled as a salon.

Venue hire includes access to a styling shed with tables, chairs, velvet lounges and other styling items for complimentary use, plus 2 nights accommodation for up to 15 guests in two onsite cottages.

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The Cove Dog Friendly Wedding Location
6. The Cove Jervis Bay

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

The Cove is a world class wedding resort set on its own private beach on the white sands of Jervis Bay. All wedding guests can stay onsite in beach huts and a glamping village and being a largely outdoor venue dogs are welcome to be included in your wedding day. 

Facilities at The Cove include a beachfront ceremony lawn, a luxe reception hall and an outdoor bar set within a Mediterranean style courtyard with thousands of romantic fairy and festoon lights in the lush green gardens and trees.

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Pet Friendly Wood Shed
7. The Woolshed

  • Location: Yallah, NSW
  • Capacity: 150 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Woolshed is repurposed shearing shed that offers a rustic setting for pet friendly wedding receptions 20 minutes south of Wollongong. The hall features wooden floors, exposed beams and has ramp access suitable for wheelchairs. All inclusive wedding packages are provided by a contracted in-house caterer.

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The Woods Pet Friendly Weddings
8. The Woods Farm

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

The Woods Farm is one of the most popular places for pet friendly weddings on the NSW South Coast. The 40 acre farm stay has an amazing open air chapel hidden in the woods which features a jasmine-covered archway aisle leading to the chapel's mirrored altar.

Venue hire includes access to a reception shed adorned in crystal chandeliers, use of an outdoor bar and 2 nights accommodation for up to 120 guests in cottages and a luxe glamping village. 

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