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Looking for a wedding venue in Newcastle, NSW? Newcastle wedding venues offer a chic collection of beautiful places to get married from modern harbour front locations to history-rich heritage listed buildings within the city's urban landscape. 

The best wedding venues in the City of Newcastle include character-rich industrial warehouses, oceanfront hotels, funky little event spaces within grand colonial buildings and ceremony & reception venues within CBD chapels and churches.

Outside of Newcastle in the Lake Macquarie and Hunter Valley regions of New South Wales are a wide variety of amazing wedding destinations that are easily accessible from the city. They include wedding locations on private properties and farms where venue hire comes with accommodation, specialist elopement places and a diverse collection of garden venues and wineries.

Here's a list of the best wedding venues in Newcastle, NSW.

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Top 12 Newcastle Wedding Venues

Newcastle wedding venue Merewether Surfhouse
Merewether Surfhouse

  • Location: 5 Henderson Parade, Merewether, NSW 2291
  • Capacity: 40 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Merewether Surfhouse is one of Newcastle's most sought after wedding venues thanks to its incredible waterfront location with 180 degree ocean views. The Surfhouse has one large function space that takes up the entire 2nd floor which has movable sound proof walls that can section the room into smaller reception spaces to seat 40 to 350 guests. 

All inclusive wedding packages start at $135/pp for cocktail weddings and $145/pp for sit down receptions.

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Customs House Hotel Newcastle Wedding Venue
Customs House Newcastle

  • Location: 1 Bond Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
  • Capacity: 20 - 180
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Customs House is a popular Newcastle wedding venue located in the heart of the city on the Harbour Foreshore. The function centre has 3 unique reception venues catering for all inclusive weddings from 20 to 180 guests.

The largest event space is the wedding hall which seats up to 140 guests or caters for 180 for a cocktail event and overlooks the water. There's also a Harbourmasters Lounge which is perfect for cocktail functions of up to 60 guests and The Collectors Room that seats 20 for micro wedding receptions.

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Newcastle wedding destination with reception venues nestled in tropical forest
The Oasis Micro Wedding Resort

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

One of Newcastle's best wedding destinations is The Oasis, a beautiful little rainforest resort just 45 minutes north of the Harbour. When you hire this 5 acre beachfront resort you get exclusive-use of the entire place for two nights with accommodation for up to 50 guests in 9 self contained units.

There are two beautiful spots for open-air receptions which include a covered deck that becomes and fairytale wonderland as the sun sets and thousands of fairy lights glow in the surrounding trees. The other option to dine amongst the lush tropical gardens under a canopy of festoon lights with billabongs and running water features setting a tranquil scene. BYO drinks.

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Stanley Park Newcastle Wedding Venue
Stanley Park

  • Location: 77 Fullerton Cove Road, Fullerton Cove, NSW 2318
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Stanley Park is an exclusive wedding destination situated 20 minutes from Newcastle on the glistening waters of Fullerton Cove. The historic waterfront homestead (c.1897) offers a relaxed, all-in-one location for wedding ceremonies, photos & receptions and has 8 bedrooms that accommodate 15 overnight guests.

Wedding facilities at the three level Victorian homestead include a gorgeous dining room suitable for smaller celebrations and an American style barn that seats up to 130 guests and comes fully furnished. A huge fig tree, hedged courtyard, waterfront lawn and the homestead's elegant front veranda provide a choice of gorgeous wedding ceremony spots.

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Newcastle Wedding Venue Ravella
Ravella Newcastle

  • Location: 48 Watt Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
  • Capacity: 40 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The iconic wedding venue that was 48 Watt St has been taken over by a group of friends who have rebranded to Ravella Newcastle. The historic building continues to offer 3 modern event spaces to hire for weddings and engagement parties along with the option of an entire venue takeover.

The main wedding hall caters for wedding ceremonies & receptions with 60 - 200+ guests and comes fully catered. Other event spaces include the Back Bar which is perfect for intimate weddings from 40 - 100 guests and The Atrium which provides a casual outdoor space best suited to lounge or cocktail receptions.

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Apollo Hotel is bush wedding venue in Newcastle NSW
Apollo Hotel Newcastle

  • Location: 290 Pacific Highway, Charlestown, NSW 2290
  • Capacity: 20 - 180
  • Accommodation: Sleeps All Guests
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Apollo International Hotel is a picturesque wedding venue set amongst rustic native bushland. Conveniently situated between Newcastle Harbour and Lake Macquarie, the hotel offers a smorgasbord of stunning wedding photo locations within close proximity.

The hotel has a large reception venue (seats 90 with dance floor) that opens onto a poolside terrace & outdoor bar area. Wedding packages start from $75 per person and include the option of a garden ceremony at the outdoor rotunda. Ask about special wedding party rates for accommodation onsite.

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Beachfront wedding venue in Newcastle
Cooks Hill Surf Club

  • Location: Memorial Drive, Bar Beach, NSW 2300
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

With stunning views over Bar Beach, Cooks Hill Surf Club is one of Newcastle's best oceanfront wedding venues. This gorgeous wedding hall is located on the ANZAC memorial walk and features an outdoor courtyard offering the perfect location for beachfront receptions as well as ceremonies. 
The affordable venue hire fee is just $1,100 and you then select a wedding package from your preferred caterer. There's a fully licensed bar within the venue so no BYO drinks are allowed.

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Wedding Venues Near Newcastle

Newcastle Wedding Spot Goosewing Cottage
Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Elopement packages: $3,295+

One hour inland from Newcastle hidden in the Hunter Valley's lush rolling hills is Goosewing Cottage, one of our favourite wedding locations for intimate elopements. This gorgeous little farm stay specialises in affordable, all inclusive micro weddings catering for a maximum of 20 guests.

Wedding packages at Goosewing Cottage start at $3,295 and include exclusive use of the mini paddock chapel, an award winning wedding photographer and a choice of qualified celebrants to perform your legal wedding ceremony. Packages with accommodation are also available with two onsite cottages sleeping 8 (with a pool) & 4 guests respectively.

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Newcastle wedding destination Wallaringa Farm
Wallaringa Farm

  • Location: 321 Wallaringa Road, Wallaringa, NSW 2420
  • Capacity: 12
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Just over an hour north of the City of Newcastle, Wallaringa Farm offers a secluded spot to elope on a 750 acre working cattle farm. Surrounded by the stunning natural scenery of Dungog Shire, this beautiful wedding location offers the perfect place to celebrate with up to 12 guests in a very private and intimate exchange of vows.

Venue hire includes exclusive use of the 3 bedroom farm house which accommodates up to 8 for two or more nights. The house has a spacious open plan dining/lounge area for indoor events, a large covered deck perfect for wedding ceremonies and sunset cocktails and a lush lawn that overlooks grazing Wallaringa horses perfect for a romantic picnic or champagne under the stars.

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Newcastle Wedding Venue The Greenhouse
The Greenhouse Eatery

  • Location: Medowie - Port Stephens, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Greenhouse Eatery is a purpose built events centre nestled across 135 hectares of lush lawns, water ponds and natural bushland. Just 5 minutes from Newcastle Airport and thirty minutes from the CBD, the tranquil grounds feel a million miles from the city and offer many beautiful places to get married and have wedding photos.  

Amenities for wedding receptions include a dedicated wedding hall, alfresco terrace, bar and kitchen garden. All spaces come with affordable wedding packages priced from $80 per person.

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Newcastle Wedding Venue Caves Coastal Bar Bungalow
Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows

  • Location: 27 Mawson Close, Caves Beach, NSW 2281
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Situated 45 minutes south of the city, Caves Coastal is one of the best waterfront wedding venues in the Newcastle & Lake Macquarie region. Resort style wedding amenities include a seaside ceremony deck, two reception rooms and accommodation in a beach house, villas and bungalows.

Reception venues at Caves Coastal include The Mawson & Nautilus Rooms which both seat up to 160 guests or cater for cocktail functions of up to 200. All inclusive wedding packages are $150 per person with a choice of alternate drop, cocktail or grazing menus and a 5 hour standard beverage package.

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Newcastle Wedding Venue Maddies of Bolwarra
Maddies of Bolwarra

  • Location: 35 Paterson Road, Bolwarra, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 6
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Maddies is an exclusive wedding location for small nuptials and elopements located 50 minutes inland from the NSW city of Newcastle. The intimate bed & breakfast has gorgeous gardens that feature a giant Morton Bay Fig and fruit trees plus a conservatory style dining room perfect for small wedding receptions.

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