Luxury Wedding Venues in NSW

Luxury Wedding Venues in NSW

This list of luxury wedding venues in NSW is curated on three main criteria. 1) Location - all of the ceremony & reception venues on this list are among the most beautiful places to get married in NSW. 2) Experience - many venues provide a 5 star wedding concierge service onsite. 3) Exclusivity - these 38 unique destinations provide a setting unlike any other.

Some of these luxury wedding venues exude a timeless opulence reminiscent of a bygone social era. When you get married at these places, there is a sense of writing your history into the walls. After the big day, lasting memories of beautiful moments shared between special people are etched into a decadent wedding album, resplendent with laughter and framed by fine furnishings.

Other venues are modern spaces crafted by some of the world's most renowned architects. By design, spectacular surrounds are welcomed into thoughtfully curated places of celebration. Awe inspiring views and relaxing landscapes prevail. In urban settings, lavish scenes are set with crisp styling that goes beyond the minimal.  

The 5 star wedding venues on this list represent an eclectic collection of spaces, that all have one thing in common. They are all elegant, luxury wedding venues. Whatever wedding theme you are planning or look & feel you're inspired to create for your ceremony and reception, all of the rooms, spaces & areas below come with a 'luxe' prefix to suit. Luxe rustic. Luxe garden. Luxe estate.

Here are 38 luxury wedding venues to suit all types of ceremonies, receptions and destination weddings in NSW.

Table of Contents

Top 10 Luxury Venues in NSW
Hunter Valley Venues
South Coast Venues
Southern Highlands Venues
Kangaroo Valley Venues
Mid North Coast Venues
Northern NSW Venues
Sydney Venues
Central Coast Venues

Top 10 Luxury Wedding Venues in NSW

Luxury Wedding Venue Woods Farm
1. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre rustic wedding wonderland where you can have a luxury wedding weekend away staying with 120 of your closest family and friends. The farm has one of the best ceremony venues in NSW - an open sided airy chapel reached under a unique vine covered arbor reminiscent of a storybook fairytale.

The Woods Farm is home to a menagerie of friendly horses, goats, cows and alpacas who love to be fed and patted by guests. With 40 acres of rustic relics to explore around the farm, there is plenty to occupy your wedding guests on the morning before and after your wedding. 

For your reception venue, the wedding shed provides a 200 square meter rustic space adorned with glamorous chandeliers.  Four glass sliding doors open up to a large balcony that leads to the outdoor area where firepits and outdoor tables create a relaxed pre-dinner mingling space surrounded by native bush.

Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire farm and accommodation in 8 x 3 bedroom cottages plus 18 luxe glamping tents.

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Exclusive wedding destination with an architecturally designed European edge
2. The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 17
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Set on 100 acres of park-like grounds, the Woodhouse Wollombi is one of the Hunter Valley's most architecturally impressive wedding venues. The luxurious timber building features 7m ceilings, huge 4m windows, a fireplace, inside/outside bar and a huge undercover dance floor & outdoor lounge area covered in fairy lights.

There are four elegant ceremony locations on the estate including a manicured lake side setting, an avenue of paperbark trees, lawns and the stunning courtyard. Guests can relax at the brand new lakeside bar & vine-covered pergola while you have photos, before heading inside to the contemporary event space.

It's all in the details as they say. At The Woodhouse you'll find handmade herringbone tables, cross back chairs and premium glass and table ware. Everything is included in your venue hire fee including a dedicated event manager for your day. Versatile accommodation options include a luxe suite for 2, unique barn stay and 8 King Suites.

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Luxury wedding site The Cove
3. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Location: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 126

At The Cove in Jervis Bay you get your own exclusive resort for the weekend with up to 126 wedding guests staying onsite with you. The 3 acre seaside oasis has its own private beach, beautiful gardens, a white wedding reception hall and an outdoor space where you can have a cocktail or seated reception under romantic festoon lighting.

The Cove is a versatile blank canvas available for your exclusive use to create your dream wedding. Start with a welcome night in the BBQ Pavilion with freshly cooked pizza from the pizza oven. The next day you can get ready in the glam room seated on pink velvet ottomans with a glass of bubbles in hand.

Ceremony venues include the beach, the inlet, on a sandbar surrounded by water or on the grass with the ocean as your backdrop. After having photos around the resort's many scenic spots, join your guests for a toast by the outdoor bar in the Pavilion Circle before being seated under the stars or in the brand new Wedding Hall.

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Greystone Estate Luxury Wedding Location
4. Greystone Estate

  • Location: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Wedding Packages: Concierge
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32

Greystone Estate is one of the most exclusive wedding venues in the Hunter Valley. The Hamptons-inspired estate has 5 star accommodation for up to 32 wedding guests onsite and is the perfect place for a luxury weekend away celebrating with family & friends.

Spread across 10 resort-like acres, the grounds of Greystone Estate centre around an open plan Main House that has indoor & outdoor communal areas perfect for smaller wedding ceremonies & receptions. The property also caters perfectly for larger weddings of up to 110 guests with an open air ceremony pavilion, stunning gardens and a stand-alone modern reception room.

At Greystone Estate you'll enjoy the epitome of luxury with a 5 star wedding concierge onsite and private butlers pantry for your personal chef. The grounds include a picturesque swimming pool, BBQ area, games room and paved paths with thoughtful lighting throughout the estate.

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Luxury wedding hotel Jamberoo
5. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages 3 Days

The Lodge is a luxury wedding resort that offers exclusive hire wedding packages including 43 renovated hotel rooms that surround a huge outdoor swimming pool. Accessed via a peaceful drive down a quiet country road and with a private bar & restaurant onsite, The Lodge is one of the best wedding venues for a 3 day party in Australia. 

Amenities for weddings include an incredible Pine Forest Cathedral which has an open air timber chapel and paved aisle, a large and newly renovated reception hall, two seperate getting ready spaces for each side of the bridal party and outdoor gardens & courtyards. Catering & drinks are all provided onsite and guests are able to pay their own rooms online.

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Luxury wedding destination Berry
6. The Homestead Berry

  • Location: 8 Homestead Lane, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Homestead Berry is the epitome of country elegance, with modern amenities including 5 stunning suites offering a luxury wedding destination unlike any other. Set across 5 acres of landscaped grounds with stunning rural views, there are many beautiful wedding ceremony sites to choose from and endless backdrops for wedding photos. 

The rustic chic reception venue features a unique silo bar, lounge and elegant bi-fold doors that lead to a covered courtyard which can be utilised as an outdoor dance floor or wet weather ceremony spot. All inclusive wedding packages include a 2 night stay for up to 10 guests with all set up & catering done for you. There's even the option of in-house flowers & styling.

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Luxury reception venue Mimosa Wines
7. Mimosa Wines

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

With expansive views over the vineyard and across surrounding National Park for as far as the eye can see, Mimosa Wines takes a top gong amongst Australia's most scenic wedding venues. The architecturally designed, chefs hatted foodie restaurant is located above the sloping vineyard and is one of the best reception venues on the NSW South Coast.

You can also host your wedding ceremony onsite either on the restaurant's wraparound balcony against the spectacular backdrop of vines and National Park, in the vineyard at the lily pond jetty or in the restaurant's adjoining Tuscan style courtyard. There's also two cottages offering optional accommodation onsite access via a beautiful walk through the vines.

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Briars Luxury Wedding Conservatory
8. Briars Conservatory

  • Location: 653 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo, NSW 2576
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 130

Briars Conservatory in the Southern Highlands is one of our top 10 luxury wedding destinations in NSW due to the convenient onsite facilities & ease of wedding planning here. The light-filled conservatory is a 2 minute walk from guest lodgings and sits in beautiful gardens overlooking a private lakeside rotunda where ceremonies typically take place. 

Also on the 15 rural acres is a local Inn where guests can take refreshments between your wedding ceremony & reception and which has private dining rooms suitable for pre & post wedding events.

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Leaves Fishes Luxury Event Venue
9. Leaves & Fishes

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Immersed in tropical greenery and surrounded by lush rainforest, the sunken garden at Leaves & Fishes is one of the best venues for outdoor weddings in the iconic Hunter Valley. Centred around a flowering Lotus Lake, the 20 acre property also comes with 5 luxury boat sheds and a high end banquet hall featuring a candlelit roman bath.

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Tides Luxury Wedding Hall
10. Tides Byron Estate

  • Location: 290 North Teven Road, Teven, NSW 2478
  • Capacity: 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 22
  • Wedding Packages: Tailored

Just outside of Byron Bay is a luxury wedding hall with a floor to ceiling glass wall that overlooks a beautiful macadamia orchard. The light-filled event space has its own private bar and opens onto a terrace with views stretching to the sparkling waters of Lennox Head. 

Next door on the 100 acre property is a luxury 8 bedroom villa suitable to hire for wedding accommodation and which has a poolside event space on the 2nd floor perfect for gatherings of 40 people or less. If you're looking for a luxurious wedding destination where you can host pre & post wedding events, Tides Byron Estate is a perfect pick.

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Luxury Wedding Venues - Hunter Valley

Luxury wedding estate Mount Rivers
11. The Lodge At Mount Rivers

  • Location: 38 Lawrences Road, Mount Rivers, NSW 2311
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Lodge at Mount Rivers is a 6 bedroom luxury abode nestled on the banks of the Peterson River and is the perfect place to hire for luxury weddings with plenty of space for guest glamping or camping. The property has water holes to swim in, good fishing spots, mountain biking trails and you can even brings kayaks.

The 200 acres mountain escape is located off-the-beaten-track in the Hunter Valley region and is one of the state's lesser known hidden gems. You can set up an outdoor wedding reception on the front lawn, there are marquee hire packages available and the poolside deck is perfect for day-before & after gatherings. Pet friendly. Horses welcome.

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Redleaf Estate is one of the best wedding venues in Wollombi for luxury weddings
12. Redleaf Wollombi

  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 250
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

The popular Redleaf Wollombi is a 100 acre luxury retreat that features a 6 bedroom Tuscan style homestead & courtyard. You can hire the property for your exclusive use for 2 or more nights for weddings of up to 250 guests.

The grounds offer a choice of formal garden and Tuscan-villa style ceremony spots and you are free to choose your perfect location anywhere on the property. Reception venues include the garden house which seats up to 60 guests, however most couples take advantage of the stunning grounds and opt for an outdoor wedding reception with a marquee on the lawns or festoon lit celebration in the courtyard.

Weekend venue hire is $24,200 including 2 nights for 12 guests and you'll need to hire a wedding planner or DIY & BYO your own marquee, caterers etc. Mid-week and off peak rates are available.

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Wallalong House is a luxury Indian tent wedding venue
13. Wallalong House

  • Location: 76 Wallalong Rd, Wallalong NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: DIY with preferred caterers
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 19

At Wallalong House, historic charm, complete privacy and a majestic Indian tent combine to create a modern poolside setting for weddings rich in ambience. The elevated position of this property and stunning country surrounds make it a great venue for a wedding, with the ability to stay onsite overnight in converted 1830's stables.

Wallalong House offers the option to get married under a 200 year old fig tree before having photos against the stone stables, beside the in-ground pool and on the homestead's sweeping verandahs.

But the hero of this beautiful wedding venue taking pride of place beside the pool is the grand Indian marquee. The walls of this opulent tent open to let in the gentle outdoor breeze, revealing polished stone flooring and luxe marble bars.

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Luxury Venues on the South Coast

Luxury wedding location Linnaeus Farm Berry
14. Linnaeus Farm Berry

  • Location: 599 Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: DIY/BYO

If you're looking for a luxurious spot for a micro wedding with 30 guests or less, the 5 bedroom estate at Linnaeus Farm is a great location. And it has sister properties with additional luxury accommodation within 5 minutes drive.

The 3.5 hectare estate comes with a Petanque court and swimming pool set within exquisite grounds that overlook picturesque views to Saddleback Mountain. There's also an orchard and olive grove at the bottom of the garden beside a cute little entertainment barn that seats 30 for a quiet lunch or dinner. The kids will love the 5 star private playground, and will never forget it!

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Luxury wedding place Willow Farm
15. Willow Farm Berry

  • Location: Galls Lane, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO or All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

One of the best wedding venues in NSW for a relaxed, country celebration is Willow Farm. This expansive 160 acre property offers a blank canvas of lush green farmland nestled between the quaint town of Berry and the white sand beaches of the South Coast.

The basic bones of your wedding day at Willow Farm include a rustic entertainment shed, an adjoining outdoor games area, a flat grassy spot for outdoor receptions, a marquee area and a modern yoga barn. You can set up an open air dance floor overlooking the lush paddocks, have a luxe outdoor wedding, utilise the barn as a luxe rustic lounge or create your own wedding setup in the versatile spaces.

Willow Farm is an ideal spot for luxury DIY & BYO weddings however owner Keri is also on hand to offer a more 'all inclusive' option for those who prefer. Private, secluded, relaxed and picturesque, the entire farm is yours for the weekend to utilise however you wish.

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Luxury wedding venue Ravensthorpe
16. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse & Restaurant

  • Location 56 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW 2527
  • Capacity: 20 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14

The grand 19th century homestead of Ravensthorpe provides a stunning backdrop for all-in-one weddings on the NSW South Coast. Surrounded by 3 acres of formal wedding gardens and with rural and escarpment vistas, the romantic Georgian manor house is an elegant setting fit for black tie weddings.

Luxury spaces within the homestead grounds include the restaurant conservatory, adjoining courtyard, intimate country gardens with lush covered rotunda and an elegant white marquee. Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire estate and are all-inclusive of your wedding ceremony, reception, accommodation and post-wedding recovery breakfast. 

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The Pavilion Kiama Luxury Beach Weddings
17. The Pavilion Kiama

  • Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 80 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive 

The Pavilion is a 5 star wedding location at Kiama Beach and has sweeping coastal views that take in the foreshore to Kiama Lighthouse. This highly affordable function venue has been fully refurbished with polished timber floors, a built-in bar, seperate entrance foyer and private bridal party room but its the seaside setting and ocean views that lend its luxe rating. 

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South Coast Wedding Venue Figbird Cottage
18. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: 330 Comerong Island Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO, assistance on request
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping

For those on a budget, Figbird Cottage offers a luxury garden setting for relaxed, country style weddings. Ceremonies are held in the beautiful rose gardens with a backdrop of lush green paddocks. After the ceremony, the property offers a wonderful variety of photo opportunities without needing to venture offsite.

For your wedding reception, Figbird Cottage has the largest European marquee in the Shoalhaven. The luxe white tent has a clear roof and dance floor at one end so you can have your first dance under the stars. The marquee opens onto a large flat lawn area ideal for outdoor cocktail or seated receptions. You can bring food trucks here, utilise the venue's festoon lighting and set up twilight lawn games.

Wedding packages start at $4,500 for day hire or you can choose the even more affordable 3 Day/2 night option which comes with use of two country cottages. All furniture & tableware for ceremony and reception venue set up is included so no hire budget is required.

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Luxury wedding ranch The Oaks
19. The Oaks Ranch

  • Location: 340 Old Mossy Point Road, Mossy Point, NSW 2536
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 30
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

This hacienda-inspired wedding venue is located on 300 secluded acres just south of Batemans Bay and provides exclusive hire for two nights with an onsite golf course and breathtaking sunset views over a vast rural landscape.

A Mediterranean-style poolside area sets the scene for luxury weddings and there's an infinity lawn overlooking the golf course and an olive grove location for wedding ceremonies. All inclusive wedding packages are fully catered and furnished and the team also facilitate recovery parties on the day after your wedding.

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Eleven Eighty Luxurious Wedding Venue
20. Eleven Eighty Weddings

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

One of the top wedding venues for smaller celebrations is Eleven Eighty at Shoalhaven Heads. This beautiful little 3 acre property features a quirky courtyard that seats 80 guests, a refurbished school hall that seats 50, a luxe wedding barn that seats 30 people and a repurposed train carriage which can be utilised as a salon or private dining room. 

Venue hire comes with two onsite cottages that sleep 15 guests and access to a styling shed with tables, chairs, lounges and other free decor. There's also an Argentinian BBQ pergola piled with wood for pre or post wedding celebrations and quirky street art murals that make awesome wedding photo backdrops.

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Jaspers Berry is a luxury wedding venue on the South Coast
21. Jaspers Berry

  • Location: 4 O'Keeffes Ln, Jaspers Brush, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Guest House

Jaspers Berry is a luxurious & romantic wedding destination reminiscent of a storybook scene from the Hollywood of yesteryear. The decadently furnished country hideaway is a unique place with secret gardens, elegant olde world rooms and a romantic charm unto itself.

By day the grounds offer the most intimate of spaces and backgrounds for wedding photos, and by evening elegant lighting throughout the various spaces create an utterly magical scene. A moment under the magical Faraway Tree C1890 is a treasure to keep forever.

At Jaspers, your wedding day starts in the Hollywood-glam style Bridal Salon with your own personal steward service. As nuptial preparations are indulged, the men come together in the opulent Gentlemen’s Club Lounge, uniquely furnished both in decor and displayed treasures.

Jaspers doesn't do average. The aptly named Orangery is just one fine example. Here your wedding reception is an event of decadence under a collection of twinkling chandeliers. 

Luxury Venues in the Southern Highlands

Luxury wedding space Mali Brae
22. Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive, Micro weddings
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2

In the heart of the Southern Highlands, Mali Brae Farm offers a boutique setting for luxury weddings both large and small. The family owned & operated farm has 6 private ceremony locations across its 90 acres including a waterfront Willow Tree, manicured lawns at unique rustic ruins and a dedicated wet weather pavilion.

There are two luxe reception venues at Mali Brae. One is this brand new luxe "barn" which caters for micro weddings from 30 - 55 guests. It features a gorgeous curved bar, cosy fireplace and floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the farm. The 2nd is a refurbished luxe-rustic shed with brick fireplace, polished wooden floors, corrugated iron features and timber pillars.

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Kalinya Estate is a luxury 5 acre wedding venue in the Southern Highlands
23. Kalinya Estate

  • Location: 60 Great Southern Rd, Bargo, NSW 2574
  • Capacity: 34 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 34

Featured in the 2022 season of MAFS, Kalinya Estate offers a luxurious and private setting for a weekend away celebrating with loved ones. Spread across 5 acres, the estate's stunning gardens cater perfectly for weddings with a white rotunda, wisteria-draped walkways and towering palms. Manicured lawns create a relaxed & intimate ambiance ideal for ceremonies and outdoor receptions. 

A romantic floral arbor takes pride of place in the centre of the grounds where you can have an outdoor wedding reception seated under fairy lights. There’s also two indoor reception venues that cater for micro weddings of up to 40 guests or larger events of 150 seated or 200 for a cocktail reception. 

With 34 guests able to stay with you onsite, a swimming pool, tennis court, squash court, games hall and your own private 30 seat cinema, Kalinya Estate offers one of the best wedding experiences in NSW.

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Luxury Weddings Growwild Wildflower Farm
24. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Capacity: 145
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO
  • Accommodation: Available next door

Growwild Wildflower Farm is an elegant 25 acre property filled with beautiful gardens that are surrounded by peaceful national park. Just 15 minutes to Bowral and easily reached from Sydney, Growwild is one of the prettiest wedding venues in the Southern Highlands.

Manicured lawns surrounded by native wildflower gardens are connected by beautiful paved paths and provide a choice of locations for your wedding ceremony. You can have an outdoor reception on these lawns, utilise the micro wedding barn (suitable for up to 50 guests), or take advantage of the luxe marquee that takes in views across the picturesque gardens.

Growwild is a registered sanctuary with the Wildlife Land Trust and is regularly visited by Australia's most loved marsupials. Amongst the wide variety of native flora, fauna and bird life you can expect to see wallabies, kangaroos and the occasional koala. 

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Bendooley Estate is a popular wedding venue in the Southern Highlands
25. Bendooley Estate

  • Location: 3020 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 250
  • Wedding Packages: 80+ People
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 20+

Bendooley Estate has long been established as one of the most luxurious wedding venues in the Southern Highlands. The estate offers a multitude of ceremony locations including a Lakeside Pavilion, Georgian Homestead and classic 19th century gardens resplendent with roses, woodland shrubs and expansive lawns. 

There are two reception venues onsite including the signature Book Barn with its roaring fireplace and shelves of books lining the walls. The custom-built Stables is a relatively recent addition to the property and with dramatic cathedral ceilings and a huge glass facade overlooking surrounding paddocks is an impressively glamorous location for a country wedding reception.

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Somerley House is a grand wedding estate in the Southern Highlands
26. Somerley House

  • Location: 7207 Illawarra Hwy, Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 140
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Somerley House is an exclusive country retreat entered via a winding tree lined driveway that leads to the stately homestead. Built in 1875 with a romantic Victorian facade, the timeless and charming estate has been graced by many dignitaries from premiers to opera stars and royalty and is a stunning venue for luxury weddings.

Choose your ceremony spot from The Woodlands, Forest, Circular Lawn or Meadow followed by drinks and canapés surrounded by lush greenery in the exclusive Palm Court. Receptions at Somerleys can be anything from garden parties to grand banquets with your first dance either inside or out under the stars.

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Luxury Venues in Mid North Coast

Luxury wedding resort Port Stephens
27. The Oasis Micro Wedding Resort

Location: 5 Koala Place, Boat Harbour, NSW 2316
Capacity: 80
Accommodation: Sleeps 50

The Oasis is an exclusive wedding resort located in Port Stephens and comes with 9 self contained units for your private use over two nights. The resort is nestled within 5 acres of rainforest and is only 600 metres from the beach, so you have a variety of backdrops for your wedding ceremony & photos within walking distance of the accommodation.

Within the lush tropical gardens is a magical covered deck that lights up at night under thousands of fairy lights in surrounding trees. Billabongs, water features and timber boardwalks feature throughout the gardens and there are intimate lawn areas where festoon lights can be set up for outdoor wedding receptions under the stars. Affordable catering packages are available. BYO drinks.

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Goolawah Retreat Luxury Weddings
28. Goolawah Retreat

  • Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Sleeps: 32 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

With 5 self contained cottages, an open-sided reception hall and 5 star facilities for caterers, Goolawah Bush & Beach Retreat is one of the state's most exclusive wedding destinations. Set across 28 acres, Goolawah is made completely private by surrounding bushland and has gorgeous ocean views from the reception area.

Affordable venue hire includes a 3 day stay starting at $6,800 with all accommodation included. Camping is permitted onsite for additional guests and you can BYO all your own drinks and suppliers. No curfew. Pet friendly.

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Luxury Venues in Northern NSW

Midginbil Eco Resort Dream Weddings
29. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Midginbil Eco Resort offers an extravagance of space with 400 acres of sub tropical rainforest on which to create your exclusive wedding. With a unique village of safari tents that each have their own timber balcony and an assortment of other accommodation that cater for 150+ people, all wedding guests can stay onsite with you for the weekend.

The relaxed resort is located one hour inland from Byron Bay and has no neighbours and no curfew. Wedding facilities include 3 ceremony sites, a marquee lawn, a rustic reception barn, a communal dining room, after-party bonfire site, swimming pool, games room and courts for tennis and volleyball.

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Luxury Wedding Venues in Sydney

St Josephs is a luxury wedding venue on the outskirts of Sydney
30. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

St Joseph's Guesthouse is a luxurious and unique wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church. Having since been deconsecrated, the 5 bedroom guesthouse is now a non-denominational location for all-in-one weddings where you can stay onsite with up to 10 guests.

St Joseph's offers an intimate and affordable location for day-time weddings of up to 100 people. With packages from $5,500 including accommodation for 3+ nights, it's one of the best value luxury venues in Australia. The venue hire fee includes exclusive use of the entire property which also features a plunge pool and indoor function area.

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Pier One Sydney Harbour is a luxury wedding destination under the Harbour Bridge
31. Pier One Sydney Harbour

  • Location: Walsh Bay, 11 Hickson Rd, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 100 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: Luxury hotel rooms

Location! Location! With ceremony & reception venues situated directly under the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, Pier One is one of the city's most spectacular waterfront wedding venues. There are two ceremony spaces at the Hotel, both located on the Harbour front and both featuring stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Reception venues at Pier One include 3 Harbour front spaces, with Bridge views available in the Water Room and Marquee. The Marquee is an ideal spot for cocktail style celebrations and the Water Room is perfect for sit down receptions with wrap-around glass windows taking in day and evening views across the harbour to Luna Park. 

Outdoor areas are available at the Hickson Road entrance for pre-event entertaining with direct views of the Opera House.

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Luna Park on Sydney Harbour is a unique and luxurious wedding venue
32. Luna Park Sydney

  • Location: 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point, NSW 2061
  • Capacity: 60 - 450
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

As one of Australia's most iconic destinations, Luna Park is a highly sought after location for luxury weddings in Sydney. The precinct features six waterfront reception venues including two of the city's most impressive ballrooms with panoramic views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Luna Park is also one of Sydney's best locations for wedding photos. From the romance of a ride for two on the Ferris Wheel, to fun times on the bumper cars with your bridal party, Luna Park Sydney offers an utterly unique wedding experience, in one of the city's most spectacular locations.

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Ivy Ballroom Weddings are among the most luxury receptions in Sydney
33. ivy Ballroom Weddings

  • Location: 320 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 370 - 1,000
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Situated in a thriving precinct of the Sydney CBD, ivy Ballroom brings luxe grandeur to the city's best in wedding reception venues. The renowned Merivale location offers an extravagant setting for large wedding receptions and is a preferred venue by Sydney's best wedding stylists. 

The impressive 509 square metre ballroom is situated in a heritage listed building and is an ideal setting for large, luxury weddings. With a grand staircase entrance, contemporary black & white decor, extravagant chandeliers and leafy garden terrace, the Ivy is the ideal all-in-one location to experience the best in Sydney's wedding reception hospitality.

Expect award winning & creative catering, exceptional in-house styling and floristry, and a convenient location near ceremony venues at the Royal Botanic Garden and St. Mary’s Cathedral. One of the great opportunities with a wedding at the ivy Ballroom is the ability to a host an after-party within the ivy Precinct.

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Sydney Opera House is one of the most luxurious wedding locations in Sydney
34. Yallamundi Rooms at Sydney Opera House

  • Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 60 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Yallamundi Rooms at Sydney Opera House is a luxury wedding destination at Australia's most recognised landmark. The light & airy space features floor to ceiling glass windows that offer guests an immersive wedding experience with unobstructed views of Sydney Harbour.

The Yallamundi Rooms offer a flexible set up with circular dividing walls that can split the space into three seperate reception venues. You can hire the rooms for an intimate wedding of 60 or leave undivided for an expansive space for up to 400, including the option for a roped-off outdoor area on the Northern Broadwalk. 

Wedding packages at the Sydney Opera House include use of a dedicated bridal room. There's also the option of having your wedding ceremony in the Utzon Room with views across Sydney Harbour to the Botanic Gardens.

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Luxury Venues on the Central Coast

Bells At Killcare is a luxury wedding venue on the NSW Central Coast
35. Bells At Killcare

  • Location: 107 The Scenic Road, Killcare Heights, NSW 2257
  • Capacity: 120 - 220
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Accommodation: 25 Cottages

Bells At Killcare is a luxury wedding venue and secluded Hamptons-inspired retreat surrounded by pristine National Park on the NSW Central Coast. With secluded beaches nearby and a luxurious spa sanctuary onsite, Bells is an ideal boutique location for a relaxed wedding weekend away spent in sophisticated surrounds with loved ones. 

Wedding ceremonies are held on the main lawn where formal gardens provide a stunning backdrop for outdoor celebrations and wedding photos. Inside, The Conservatory is an elegant reception venue bathed in natural light with views over the gardens and pool. For smaller intimate weddings, half of The Conservatory (approximately 40 seated people) can be closed off, or the library can seat up to 18 guests. 

Lunch time weddings are particularly popular in the sun-filled gardens at Bells, with wedding packages including tailored menus from the adjoining restaurant. Expect five star service from a team of professional event planners at this beautiful, Hamptons style wedding venue.

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Luxury Wedding Venues in Country NSW

Fig Tree Park Luxe Wedding Location
36. Fig Tree Park

  • Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Fig Tree Park is a French-style country estate located on a quiet rural hillside near Tilba Tilba on the Sapphire Coast. A huge fairy-lit fig tree and spacious manicured lawns overlook uninterrupted ocean views and set the scene for one of Australia's most romantic wedding locations.

The spectacular views come fully furnished with a ceremony set up on the lawn and elegant round tables with cross back chairs for wedding receptions under the fairy-lit canopy of the Fig Tree. Horse stables, ranch fencing and the dramatic bush covered hills of Mount Gulaga behind complete this exclusive wedding venue.

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Glencara Top 10 Wedding Venue
37. Glencara Country Estate

  • Location: 706 Jerrybang Lane, Monteagle, NSW 2594
  • Capacity: 2 - 160
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 + glamping/camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind wedding venue that's off the beaten track and offers something a little different to the norm, the newly opened Glencara is an undiscovered gem. The property is a 10 hectare working farm surrounded by picturesque canola crops in Spring and lush wheat fields in Autumn, and has amazing whimsical gardens with interactive riddles and a unique rustic maze.

Situated in the Hilltops region of NSW between Young and Grenfell, Glencara is an undiscovered haven of beautiful country backdrops well suited to outdoor weddings. Onsite facilities include a repurposed reception barn, marquee lawns, bridal suite and space to erect a glamping village for guests.

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Chapel Hill Elegant Wedding Venue
38. Chapel Hill Retreat

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

Chapel Hill Retreat is one of the most affordable venues on this list, and provides some of the best views and nature backdrops for weddings in the state. Backing onto the Blue Mountains National Park, the 35 acre retreat overlooks rolling valleys and lush bush covered mountains from 7 unique ceremony & reception spaces.

Places to get married include a natural bush cathedral and alley of Oak Trees, a non-denominational hilltop chapel, sweeping lawns and gardens, an intimate outdoor deck and a covered all-white verandah. Outdoor receptions can be set up on the lawns or deck and there's a beautifully modern function room. Optional accommodation is in 6 self contained cottages and a luxe bridal suite.

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If it's a luxury wedding venue you're looking for, NSW has a great variety of 5 star resorts and private estates where you can have your wedding ceremony and reception all in the one location. From fairytale wedding venues reminiscent of a time long past to modern jewels created by the world's most celebrated architects.

This list represents the most beautiful wedding venues available in Australia's most populated state. Whether you're planning a small micro wedding or a large luxurious reception, there is an opulent, elegant and utterly breathtaking location on this list to satisfy the most selective of guests.

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