Same Sex Wedding Venues in NSW

LGBT Wedding Venues in NSW

Most same sex wedding venues in NSW don't advertise themselves as such, because most reception venues (certainly the ones on this site) are naturally inclusive of all love and don't think to mention it. But if you're specifically searching for LGBT wedding venues, it would be mighty helpful to know which venues are jumping up & down with their hand in the air to host gay and lesbian weddings. Which is why we've created this list.

All of the ceremony and reception venues on this list are LGBTQIA friendly and welcome gay marriages in all denominations. From coastal resorts to regional farms to secret urban locations, NSW has loads of gay and lesbian friendly wedding venues and they are more than a little bit excited to host same sex weddings on their grounds.

If you're looking for a place to get married where warmth, acceptance and love prevail, the below wedding venues are the places for you. All of these ceremony and reception venues actively promote themselves as same sex wedding venues and most have the pleasure of marrying gay and lesbian couples in their spaces regularly. 

Finding the perfect wedding venue can be one of the most difficult planning tasks of any wedding, but armed with this list your venue hunt is off to a cracking start. In no particular order, here are the best gay friendly wedding venues in NSW as recommended by gay marriage celebrants and photographers. 

LGBT Wedding Venues in NSW 

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Best Gay & Lesbian Venues in NSW

Same Sex wedding venue on the South Coast - The Cove Jervis Bay
1. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Location: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200 
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 11
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Fancy a wedding weekend with all your favourite peeps? The Cove in Jervis Bay is an exclusive-use wedding resort situated on the white sands of Jervis Bay and has its own private beach and accommodation to sleep up to 111 guests.

This popular LGBTQI+ wedding venue comes with a beachfront garden overlooking the ocean, an outdoor bar & courtyard perfect for seated or cocktail celebrations under the stars and free paddle boards and kayaks for use during your stay. Pre & post wedding events are welcome.

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Greystone Estate is a luxury private estate & wedding venue in Pokolbin
2. Greystone Estate

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

Greystone Estate is a luxury self-contained property located in the centre of the Hunter. Set on 10 park-like acres of beautifully manicured lawns and gardens, 32 guests can stay onsite for a luxury weekend away celebrating with family & friends.

The property features a purpose-built open air pavilion for wedding ceremonies and there's a function room for receptions of up to 110 guests. For smaller weddings the Main House has gathering space in indoor & outdoor areas suitable for cocktail or sit down celebrations as well as pre & post wedding events. A private chef & onsite wedding concierge are on hand for the duration of your stay.

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Tides Byron Estate LGBT Weddings Australia
3. Tides Byron Estate

  • Location: 290 North Teven Road, Teven, NSW 2478
  • Capacity: 20 - 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 22
  • Wedding Packages: Tailored

Tides Estate is a versatile LGBT-friendly wedding location in the hills of Byron Bay and comes with a luxury 8 bedroom villa which can be hired for small weddings of up to 40 guests and a beautiful reception hall which caters for up to 140 guests. Set on a picturesque macadamia farm, you also have the option of seated dining amongst the macadamia trees.

During the week the villa can be hired with or without use of the reception hall. On the weekends the reception hall must be booked, with or without the villa. Both the villa and reception hall have incredible views over the farm to the ocean off the Tweed Coast. 

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Gay wedding venue South Coast NSW - The Woods Farm
4. The Woods Farm

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Wedding Venues: Chapel, Shed

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre wedding destination with accommodation for 120 guests onsite in cottages and glamping tents. The property features a unique bush chapel and stunningly refurbished wedding shed, both resplendent with chandeliers and seemingly straight out of a fairytale.

Same sex weddings are very much welcomed here, both by the owners and the menagerie of farm animals who'll take as many cuddles as you've got to offer. There's plenty for everyone to do here for the weekend too. From cricket pitches and football fields to oversized lawn games to filling your camera roll with insta worthy photos and reels.

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The Pavilion Lesbian weddings
5. The Pavilion Kiama

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

The Pavilion Kiama is one of the most beautiful and affordable venues for oceanfront weddings in New South Wales. Situated in the heart of Kiama just a few hundred metres walk from hotels, the venue overlooks stunning ocean views past the foreshore to the picturesque local lighthouse.

The main function room is filled with light and features polished wooden floors and a modern blank canvas to style to any colour scheme. There is a seperate entrance foyer with its own bar which can be utilised as an indoor ceremony space and there are two private & beautiful locations for wedding ceremonies right outside.

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Eleven Eighty LGBT wedding location
6. Eleven Eighty Weddings

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

Eleven Eighty was born for gay weddings with an eclectic range of fun spaces well suited to intimate celebrations. The little 3 acre block contains a central courtyard that seats up to 80 guests, a micro wedding barn that can fit up to 30 guests, an old school hall that's been refurbished and caters for 50 guests and a restyled train carriage for private dinners of up to 20 people. Take your pick or use them all.

Also onsite are two quaint country cottages that sleep 15 people, street art murals, an Argentinian BBQ and pergola and a styling shed with velvet lounges, tables, chairs and an assortment of tableware. Venue hire includes all of the above. Simple BYO caterers and booze.

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Mimosa Wines Gay Weddings
7. Mimosa Wines

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

At Mimosa Wines you get your very own 200 acre vineyard on your wedding day complete with a chefs hatted restaurant catering your reception and two onsite cottages that sleep up to 13 guests. The venue hire fee also includes your wedding ceremony set up within the vines, at a lakeside jetty or immersed in surrounding national park.

The architecturally designed restaurant opens onto a huge wraparound balcony which overlooks one of the most incredible views in Australia. With rows of pretty grape vines below and hundreds of acres of unspoilt national park bordering the ocean, it's one heck of a backdrop for memorable wedding ceremonies and receptions.

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Midginbil Gay wedding location
8. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: 3 day/2 night BYO

If you're looking for a fun place to get married where all your guests can stay onsite with you and have an after-party bonfire with no curfew, let us introduce Midginbil Eco Resort. This picturesque wilderness retreat is set within 400 acres of beautiful rainforest in the hinterland region of Byron Bay and comes with a reception barn, a choice of 3 ceremony sites and beds for 150 guests.

Accommodation includes an amazing village of safari tents that each have their own timber balconies overlooking beautiful views of Nightcap National Park. There's also glamping tents, cottage style accommodation, a swimming pool, tennis & volleyball courts, plenty of space for backyard cricket and a guesthouse where breakfast & lunch is served to staying guests.

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Paradise Gardens gay friendly wedding venue
9. Paradise Botanical Gardens

  • Location: Kulnura - Central Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 230
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a bit like an Airbnb with 230 acres of incredible gardens as your private backyard. Situated in a pristine country hamlet high in the hills of Kulnura, the property is close to the stars and has a range of beautiful alfresco spaces for romantic outdoor weddings. 

Heritage Roman Columns, a grand circular lawn, a secret garden pavilion and a lake-side marquee area are among the site's amazing event spaces. There's also an incredible range of rare plants and historic architecture for backdrops to your wedding photos.

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The Lodge Gay wedding venue
10. The Lodge Jamberoo

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

The Lodge is a beautifully renovated country hotel that can be hired for your exclusive use with 43 guest rooms surrounding a huge outdoor pool. With a cafe & restaurant, after-party bar and plenty of poolside lounging space for your recovery brunch the next day, The Lodge is an ideal spot for 3 day celebrations and warmly welcomes gay and lesbian weddings. 

For your wedding there's an open sided timber chapel hidden in a tiny Pine Forest that otherwise known as the Tree Cathedral. The reception venue is a beautiful wedding hall that has a blank canvas with white walls, large windows and a champagne garden outside. 

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Same Sex Venues in the Blue Mountains

St Josephs Guesthouse is a unique same sex wedding venue in Sydney's outskirts
11. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Capacity: 100
  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
  • Reception Venues: Outdoors, ground floor

St Joseph's Guesthouse is a unique, non-denominational wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. These days, the 5 bedroom retreat serves as an inclusive wedding venue where you can stay with up to 10 guests for 3 days or longer. There is a function space on the ground floor, and you can get married under the original church bell.

Having restored this beautiful building with his own hands, Steve the owner is excited to see how couples of all backgrounds and orientations utilise the spaces. Gay weddings, cultural diverse weddings and marriages of couples from all different backgrounds are excitedly welcomed here.

As St Joseph's is a day time venue with a 7pm curfew, Steve invites you to the private dining area at the family's local pub for evening celebrations. The next day, choose one of the many gathering areas both inside and outside of the guesthouse for a recovery bunch and relax in the plunge pool overlooking stunning country views.

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LGBT wedding venue in the Blue Mountains - Collits Inn
12. Collits Inn

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 101 Hartley Vale Rd, Hartley Vale, NSW 2790
  • Reception Venues: Pierce's Barn

Collits Inn is a 50 acre property with a gorgeous heritage barn and spectacular mountain views. This same-sex friendly wedding venue is the perfect country location for relaxed weekend weddings and offers packages that include venue hire, catering & drinks + 2 nights accommodation for up to 12 guests in the luxury Inn.

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Gay Wedding Venue in the Blue Mountains - Burnham Grove Estate
13. Burnham Grove Estate

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 332 Cawdor Rd, Cawdor, NSW 2570
  • Wedding Venues:  Garden Marquee, Barn, Gardens, Croquet Lawn

Burnham Grove Estate is an LGBT-friendly wedding venue on the border of Sydney & the Blue Mountains. Stunning manicured gardens are the centrepiece of this all-in-one ceremony and reception venue that offers both all-inclusive and BYO wedding packages. A heritage homestead provides accommodation for 6 onsite.

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Blue Mountains wedding venue Secret Creek
14. Secret Creek Cafe

  • Capacity: 70 Seated. 150 Cocktail.
  • Location: 35 Crane Rd, Lithgow, NSW 2790
  • Wedding Venues: Cafe & deck, lawns, sanctuary

Secret Creek Cafe is a vegan eatery and inclusive wedding venue that is welcoming of all gay and lesbian weddings. Located within a 200 acre native wildlife sanctuary, this picturesque and quaint property is one of the most unique ceremony and reception venues in the Blue Mountains.

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LGBTQIA wedding venue in the Blue Mountains - Chapel Hill Retreat
15. Chapel Hill Retreat

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Wedding Venues: Chapel, bush cathedral, lawns, function room

Chapel Hill Retreat is a gay friendly wedding location with one heck of a view. There are several ceremony and reception venues to choose from including gardens, a non-denominational chapel and a hall with a great blank canvas to style as preferred. All-inclusive wedding packages come with the option to hire 7 onsite cottages.

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Blue Mountains wedding venue Spicers
16. Spicers Sangoma Retreat

  • Capacity: 60
  • Location: 70 Grandview Ln, Bowen Mountain, NSW 2753
  • Wedding Venues: Restaurant & grounds

Spicers Sangoma Retreat is a small gay friendly wedding venue with 6 luxury and unique suites that provide the perfect setting for an intimate wedding weekend. Surrounded by native Australian bush and owner catered, the retreat offers a serene setting for private, intimate and exclusive wedding ceremonies and receptions. 

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LGBTQIA wedding venue - Seclusions Blue Mountains
17. Seclusions Blue Mountains

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 209 Martins Rd, Rydal, NSW 2790
  • Wedding Venues: Barn, Boat Shed, Amphitheatre

Seclusions is a 20 acre country property that proudly supports gay marriage on its stunning landscape. Ceremony venues include a unique circular amphitheatre with expansive views across the Blue Mountains countryside. 6 Luxurious spa cabins with ample spacing between set the scene for a romantic and intimate wedding in a private location for the weekend.

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Same Sex Venues in Byron Bay

Coorabell Estate Lesbian weddings
18. Coorabell Estate

  • Location: 36 Keys Road, Coorabell, NSW 2479
  • Capacity: 10 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Coorabell Estate is a secluded 28 acre property about 20 minutes drive from the centre of Byron Bay and features a luxury 5 bedroom house with terrace areas for outdoor weddings. You can either have a wedding for 60 - 150 guests in a marquee or tipis on the outside lawns, or host your micro wedding for up to 55 guests within the house.

The house has a large covered balcony at its rear that seats up to 40 guests overlooking the canopy of surrounding rainforest. There's a weather-proof shelter than covers in the balcony in the event of wet weather. At the front of the house is a poolside entertaining area that's perfect for cocktail events and has enough space for up to 55 guests.

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Gay and Lesbian wedding venue - Forget Me Not Farm
19. Forget Me Not Farm

  • Capacity: 30 - 250
  • Location: 589 Coopers Shoot Rd, Coopers Shoot, NSW 2479
  • Wedding Venues: Marquee, Long Table

Forget Me Not Farm is a very private wedding venue on a working cattle farm near Byron Bay. The location is synonymous with gay and lesbian weddings and the photos are always stunning! Aside from picturesque farm land there's also award winning gardens that are well suited to outdoor and marquee ceremonies and receptions.  Accommodation onsite.

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Same Sex Wedding Venue in Byron Bay - Earth House
20. The Earthhouse

  • Capacity: 120
  • Location: 334 James Gibson Rd, Corndale, NSW 2480
  • Wedding Venues: Farm, Earthhouse

Uniquely made of rammed earth, the Earthhouse is a 110 acre farm that warmly welcomes same sex weddings in the Byron Bay hinterland. The ceremony and reception venues offer spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and there's a B&B onsite. One venue hire fee enables you to bring your own wedding vendors and choose from recommended caterers.

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LGBT Wedding Venue in Northern NSW - Ardeena Events
21. Ardeena Events

  • Capacity: 130
  • Location: 515 Carool Rd, Carool, NSW 2486
  • Wedding Venues: Farm, Undercover Pavilion

Sitting 1,100 feet above sea level, Ardeena Events is a picturesque wedding ceremony and reception venue with spectacular hinterland and ocean views. This DIY venue is the ideal location for outdoor wedding receptions catered by food trucks and mobile bars. Wedding packages include access to 9 guest rooms. Ardeena recently undertook a same sex wedding styled shoot to attract LGBT weddings to the venue.

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Same Sex Venues on the Central Coast

Paradise Botanical Gardens LGBT Wedding Venue
22. Paradise Botanical Gardens

    • Location: Kulnura - Central Coast, NSW
    • Capacity: 230
    • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
    • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Paradise Botanical Gardens is a beautiful gay wedding destination set on 230 acres in the hills of Kulnura. The hidden spot is not terribly well known but harbours some of the most amazing wedding ceremony and reception spaces in the state. 

From heritage roman columns surrounded by rare plants to a secret garden pavilion, Paradise is all about beautiful outdoor weddings. There's a farmhouse style cottage which comes with venue hire and you get 3 days to set up your DIY & BYO celebration.

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Gay Friendly wedding venue on the Central Coast - Fernbank Farm
23. Fernbank Farm

  • Capacity: 140
  • Location: 756 Yarramalong Rd, Wyong Creek, NSW 2259
  • Wedding Venues: Marquee, Arbor, Lake

Fernbank Farm is a spacious and modern ceremony and reception venue with two heritage homesteads that you can stay & swim at for the weekend. Choose to get married lakeside or under the unique arbour amidst the venue's 25 acres of stunning gardens. The majestic reception marquee adds a touch of prestige to this ambient wedding location.

Same Sex Venues in the Hunter Valley

Same Sex wedding venue in the Hunter Valley Chateau Elan
24. Chateau Elan Resort

  • Capacity: 170
  • Location: Vintage Dr, Rothbury, NSW 2320
  • Wedding Venues: Chapel, Rotunda, 2 Reception Venues, Bar

Chateau Elan is an LGBT friendly resort that offers wedding and elopement packages for ceremonies & receptions of any size. The immaculately manicured grounds include a sandstone non-denominational chapel with a courtyard which is ideal for small outdoor receptions. A luxurious day spa, pool, golf course and spacious villas offer the perfect setting for a weekend away with family and friends.

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LGBT Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley - Cypress Lakes
25. Cypress Lakes Hunter Valley Resort

  • Capacity: 2 - 900
  • Location: 15 Thompsons Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Reception Venues: Poolside Marquee, Ballroom, Restaurant

Cypress Lakes is a luxury resort in the heart of the Hunter Valley's Pokolbin wineries. In addition to 12+ ceremony and reception venues, the resort's 25 acres offer a championship 18 hole golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts, day spa, two restaurants & bars. Expect stunning views, sprawling vineyards and hotel & villa rooms for 100+ guests.

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Gay wedding venue in the Hunter Valley - Enzo
26. Enzo Weddings Hunter Valley

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 694 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Wedding venues: Winery, Chapel, Restaurant

The chapel at Enzo is one of the Hunter Valley's crowning jewels. With floor to ceiling glass windows that look out over rows of picturesque grape vines, Enzo is the ideal spot for an all-weather winery ceremony. Receptions are held in the restaurant which is an intimate space that can be styled around the feature sandstone pillars. All inclusive wedding packages start at $195/pp and there's an onsite cottage available to book.

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Lesbian wedding venue in the Hunter Valley Estate Tuscany
27. Estate Tuscany

  • Capacity: 300
  • Location: Mistletoe Ln &, Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Wedding Venues: Restaurant, Courtyard

Estate Tuscany is a stunning ceremony and reception venue with views across the vines to the Brokenback Ranges. The relaxed location and spectacular scenery make this estate one of the most popular spots in NSW for outdoor weddings.  Tuscan style hotel rooms provide accommodation for 80 and the 2 onsite eateries can cater meals for the duration of your stay. 

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LGBT wedding reception venue in the Hunter Valley - Bimbagen Estate
28. Bimbadgen Estate

  • Capacity: 50 - 300
  • Location: 409 Palmers Ln, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, Marquee, Outdoors

Bimbadgen Estate is a picturesque vineyard and popular location for same sex weddings.  Ceremony venues include hilltop spots with stunning mountain views or an intimate pontoon between lush vines. 3 self contained cottages sleep 20 guests onsite. 

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Same sex wedding venue in the Hunter Valley Peterson House29. Peterson House

  • Capacity: 30 - 200
  • Location: 2457 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant, Marquee, Chapel

Located in the centre of the Hunter Valley, Peterson House offers a choice of ceremony and reception venues depending on the size of your guest list. Choose from the gardens or architecturally designed Peterson House​ Chapel for your wedding ceremony. The chapel can be transformed into a unique location for small wedding receptions of up to 40 guests. 

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LGBTQIA wedding venue in the Hunter Valley - Redleaf Estate
30. Redleaf Wollombi

  • Capacity: 12 - 250
  • Location: 2480 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Reception Venues: Courtyard, Marquee, Garden House

Redleaf Wollombi is an expansive 100 acre country retreat featuring a 6 bedroom luxury homestead and Tuscan courtyard at its centrepiece. The estate offers a choice of garden ceremony and reception venues including popular outdoor 'long table' or marquee weddings. A very private and intimate location that is welcoming of couples in all denominations. 

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Same Sex wedding venue in the Hunter Valley - Adams Peak Country Estate
31. Adams Peak Country Estate & The Barn

  • Capacity: 180
  • Location: 66 Adams Peak Rd, Broke, NSW 2330
  • Reception Venues: Barn, Hay Shed

Adams Peak Country Estate is an all-in-one pet friendly wedding venue with a love is love ethos. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire property, the two barns and 2 nights luxury accommodation for 24 people. Weddings at Adams Peak are private, serene and enjoy extensive regional views over the Hunter Valley countryside.

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Lesbian wedding venue - Wallalong House
32. Wallalong House

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 76 Wallalong Rd, Wallalong, NSW 2320
  • Reception Venues: Marquee

With a majestic Indian Tent that features marble bars and polished floors, Wallalong House is an off-the-beaten-track wedding venue with a touch of country luxury. This LGBTQI+ friendly venue has a stunning spot under a 200 year old fig tree where you can exchange vows with picturesque views of the Hunter Valley country side all around you. Stay the weekend with 19 of your nearest and dearest.

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Same Sex Venues in the Illawarra

Ravensthorpe Estate Gay weddings
33. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

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

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a favourite wedding destination of LGBT couples and is a sort of bed & breakfast venue in that it comes with accommodation for 14 in 3 seperate dwellings with breakfast included for all staying guests. There's a swimming pool & tennis court, lush country gardens with a chandelier rotunda, a conservatory & marquee reception spaces and an intimate outdoor courtyard.

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Coolangatta Estate same sex weddings
34. Coolangatta Estate

  • Location: 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive + DIY
  • Elopement Packages: All inclusive

If you're looking for a gay friendly wedding venue with historic rustic vibes, Coolangatta Estate is the site of first settlement in the Shoalhaven Region. Surrounded by bush covered hills and rows of beautiful vines, the 100 acre property has a convict built reception hall and 26 unit motel, plus beautiful gardens that include a hedge rimmed croquet lawn & huge fairy-lit fig trees.

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Interbane House LGBT Wedding Venue
35. Interbane House

  • Location: 8 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Stanwell Park, NSW 2508
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Interbane House is a private wedding estate that welcomes gay marriages in the gardens and small celebrations within the house and grounds afterwards. This beautiful Airbnb has insane views across the southern coastline of NSW and features 5 spacious bedrooms, an open planning living & kitchen area suitable for functions and a covered outdoor entertaining space.

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The Pavilion Gay friendly Function Centre
36. The Pavilion Kiama

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

The Pavilion Kiama is an oceanfront function venue with hotel accommodation within a few hundred metres. Gay weddings are warmly welcomed and you can host both your ceremony and reception onsite, with both indoor and outdoor areas suitable for exchanging vows.

All inclusive wedding packages are super affordable and venue hire comes with a wet weather ceremony option in the beautiful entrance foyer. 

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Same Sex Venues in Newcastle

LGBT wedding venue in Newcastle - Stanley Park
37. Stanley Park

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: 77 Fullerton Cove Rd, Fullerton Cove, NSW 2318
  • Wedding Venues Grounds, Barn

Stanley Park is a large heritage estate on the waterfront in Newcastle. The expansive grounds are an ideal location for outdoor ceremonies and long table receptions and there's a large barn onsite for indoor wedding receptions. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the grounds and there's places to stay onsite for 15 guests.

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Same Sex wedding venue in Newcastle - 48 Watt St
38. 48 Watt St

  • Capacity: 300
  • Location: 48 Watt St, Newcastle, NSW 2300
  • Wedding Venues: Church, 2 Halls

48 Watt St is a popular wedding venue with same sex couples and is conveniently located within walking distance of the Newcastle foreshore. There are 3 wedding venues onsite including Main Hall pictured above, White Hall - a modern blank canvas venue, and The Atrium which is a light filled break out space ideal for pre-dinner canapes or cocktail weddings. 

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Same Sex Venues on the North Coast

Goolawah Retreat Lesbian Wedding Venue
39. Goolawah Retreat

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

Goolawah Retreat is a 3 day wedding venue with 5 self contained cottages that sleep up to 32 guests. The property is located on the coast and has beautiful ocean views, loads of space including for camping and an all-weather open air events pavilion with an adjoining courtyard.

Nestled within peaceful bushland, Goolawah is particularly well suited to festival & food truck style celebrations. Pets are welcome and there are no neighbours and hence, no curfew.

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North Coast Wedding Venue Longview Farm
40. Longview Farm

  • Capacity: 120
  • Location: 95 Longview Cl, Caffreys Flat, NSW 2424
  • Wedding Venues: Rotating House, Barn

We don't have a same sex wedding to show you at Longview Farm yet but this all-in-one ceremony and reception venue is a regular listing in LGBT wedding directories. Centred around a luxury rotating house where small weddings are well suited, the farm offers riverfront locations for wedding ceremonies and a barn for larger receptions. Wedding packages include multi-day venue hire with late curfew and optional glamping.

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Same Sex wedding venue on the North Coast - Villa Vivante
41. Villa Vivante

  • Capacity: 120
  • Location: 111A Bruxner Park Rd, Korora, NSW 2450
  • Reception Venues: Villa

Villa Vivante is one of the most exclusive wedding venues in NSW. The French-inspired hilltop estate boasts stunning 180 degree ocean views, absolute privacy and all-inclusive wedding packages that come with a dedicated planner. 

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Same sex wedding venue in Port Stephens - Valhalla
42. Valhalla

  • Capacity: 12 - 150
  • Location: 3834 Nelson Bay Rd, Bobs Farm NSW 2316
  • Reception Venues: Restaurant

Valhalla is an affordable, family owned wedding venue, restaurant and bar on working farmland in Anna Bay. Warmly welcoming of same sex weddings, Valhalla at The Spruce Estate is a picturesque spot to get married and stay the weekend with accommodation for 15 onsite. An ideal location for a destination wedding near Port Stephens.

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Same Sex Venues in the Riverina

Same sex wedding venue in the Riverina - Kimo Estate
43. Kimo Estate

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: 1218 Nangus Rd, Nangus, NSW 2722
  • Reception Venues: Grain Shed

Kimo Estate is a property to get lost on. The 7,000 acre working farm and same sex friendly wedding venue has a choice of eco huts and cottages to stay at the weekend. It's also a pet friendly ceremony venue. Rustic receptions are held in the 115 year old high ceiling, tin walled grain shed. 

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Same sex wedding venue in Wagga Wagga - Cottontail Wines44. Cottontail Wines

  • Capacity: 40 - 175
  • Location: 562 Pattersons Rd, Eunanoreenya, NSW 2650
  • Wedding Venues: Restaurant & Cafe

Cottontail Wines is a 100 acre vineyard and LGBT+ wedding venue with landscaped gardens and uninterrupted country views. All inclusive + ceremony only wedding packages available & choice of two reception spaces.

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Same Sex Venues on the South Coast

LGBT wedding venue in the Shoalhaven - Figbird Cottage
45. Figbird Cottage

  • Capacity: 150+ 
  • Location: 330 Comerong Island Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Reception Venues: Gardens, Marquee

Figbird Cottage is one of the most relaxed same sex wedding venues on the South Coast. The picturesque English gardens and surrounding farm land are a peaceful setting for festival or marquee weddings and the grounds are ideal for food trucks and drink carts. Venue hire starts at $4,500 and you can hire the property for the day or 3 days/2 nights with cottage accommodation for 8 guests onsite.

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Willow Farm gay weddings
46. Willow Farm Berry

  • Location: Galls Lane, Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Willow Farm is one of the best DIY wedding destinations in New South Wales with 160 picturesque farming acres exclusively yours for 2 nights and 3 days. Situated 5 minutes from the beach and the beautiful town of Berry, there is plenty of local accommodation and things to do for guests nearby.

Willow Farm comes with a rustic entertaining shed, outdoor wedding areas suitable for marquees, tipis or tables on the grass, a yoga barn and a farmhouse that sleeps 10. The owners take care of your set up & pack down and things like RSA staff, while you are free to hire in your preferred styling items and caterers. BYO drinks.

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Fig Tree Park LGBT Wedding Place
47. Fig Tree Park

Location: 58 Sherringham Lane, Central Tilba, NSW 2546
Capacity: 2 - 200
Accommodation: Sleeps 2
Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
Elopement Packages: All inclusive (BYO celebrant)

Fig Tree Park is a European style residence set on a country hilltop overlooking the ocean just near Tilba Tilba. The views, beautifully manicured gardens and surrounding paddocks of friendly horses make the grounds of this estate one of the best locations for outdoor weddings in New South Wales.

Property hire comes with elegant outdoor furniture for seated weddings on the lawn or under a huge fairy-lit fig tree and at night this space becomes even more magical with hundreds of lights illuminating the gardens in a soft romantic glow. There's a cute barn that sleeps 2 - making this property ideal for romantic elopements or larger weddings alike.

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South Coast Wedding Venue Kullindi Homestead
48. Kullindi Homestead

  • Capacity: 20 - 200
  • Location: Booderee National Park, Ellmoos Rd, Jervis Bay, NSW 2540
  • Wedding Venues: Marquee, Lawns

Kullindi Homestead is an historic wedding venue with spacious lawns on the edge of Sussex Inlet waterway. An invitation to plan same sex wedding ceremonies and receptions on the waterfront property is extended on the home page of Kullindi's website. Stay the weekend in five self-contained units, plus there's plenty of space for glamping.

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Same sex wedding venue on the South Coast - Terara Riverside Gardens
49. Terara Riverside Gardens

  • Capacity: 120
  • Location: 135 Terara Rd, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Reception Venues: Barn, Greenhouse, Marquee

With 5 acres of manicured grounds on the Shoalhaven River, Terara Riverside Gardens is an idyllic location for outdoor ceremonies and wedding receptions. The property features lots of great spots for group photos and couple portraits with the jetty a particular favourite for intimate couple shots. The Greenhouse is perfect for small wedding receptions & popular with same sex elopements.

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Same Sex Venues in the Southern HighlandsSame sex wedding venue in the Southern Highlands - Mali Brae Farm

50. Mali Brae Farm

  • Capacity: 10 - 110
  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Wedding Venues: Hay Shed, Luxe-Rustic Barn, Gardens

Mali Brae Farm is a boutique wedding venue on 90 private acres. There are 6 ceremony locations to choose from including landscaped gardens with extensive regional views.  Reception venues include an elegantly transformed hay shed which retains its rustic origins & the luxe Augustine's Room with capacity of 10 - 55 for elopements and small weddings. If wedding photos are a priority you'll love Mali Brae Farm, there's loads of gorgeous spots to canoodle while your photographer does their thing.

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Same Sex wedding venue Growwild
51. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Capacity: 50 - 100
  • Location: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine, NSW 2575
  • Wedding Venues: Gardens, marquee, micro barn

Growwild Wildflower Farm was recently taken over by young couple Jane & Lukas who were married on the farm themselves. In keeping with the DIY nature of the property they welcome all couples to celebrate their love amongst the romantic wildflowers in whatever shape, style & format that you fancy. 

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Gay Wedding Venue in the Southern Highlands - Fitzroy House
52. Fitzroy Inn

  • Capacity: 150
  • Location: 1 Ferguson Cres, Mittagong, NSW 2575
  • Wedding Venues: Guest House, Marquee

Fitzroy Inn is an historic guest house that provides an elegant and intimate setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Same sex weddings are welcomed to this 5 acre piece of paradise where you can choose from a grand marquee setting or the flexible guest house which has 3 spaces to utilise for your ceremony, reception and dining. Manicured gardens provide a gorgeous spot for photos and there's boutique accommodation for 30 guests on the pet friendly property. 

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Same Sex Venues in Sydney

Blue Mountains wedding venues Botanic Gardens
53. Australian Botanic Gardens Mount Annan

  • Capacity: 200
  • Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
  • Wedding Venues: Event Centre, Lakeside Pavilion, Marquee, Gardens

The Australian Botanic Gardens in Mount Annan is a listed venue in several same sex wedding directories. The gardens offer a choice of ceremony locations which you can hire without a reception package. Indoor and outdoor reception venues cater for all wedding sizes.

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Lords Estate Gay Ceremony Venue
54. Lords Estate Chapel

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Lords Estate is one of Sydney's hidden gems when it comes to traditional-style ceremony venues with modern values on LGBT weddings. The historic property has a beautiful chapel with a refurbished interior and comes with removable traditional pews and high-tech exterior lighting (you can light up the building with your pick of colours).

The non-denominational space is also welcoming of small receptions (up to 30 people) which can be set up on one long table in the chapel or on the grounds outside. Behind the chapel is the grand old residence which has a drawing and dining room that can be hired for private dining of up to 12 guests and is one of Sydney's most exclusive wedding experiences.

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Butchers Daughter gay wedding venue
55. Butchers Daughter

  • Location: 11-15 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $145/pp

Love flowers? You'll love Butchers Daughter! This shop front in Crows Nest is the studio of one of Sydney's most creative florists. The intimate studio comes as a blank canvas with Bridget Ditte bringing your styling vision to life in her signature aesthetic which typically involves bold installations of unusual shapes, neon rope lights, coloured glass vases and a riot of candles.


Up to 50 guests can be seated in this space or it fits 100 for cocktail events. Catering centres around the shared feast ethos and drink packages are available or you can BYO.

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Same sex wedding venue in Sydney - The Freedom Hub

56. The Freedom Hub Ethical Weddings

  • Capacity: 100 seated, 150 cocktail
  • Location: 283 Young St, Waterloo, NSW 2017
  • Wedding Venues: Warehouse

Aside from being an LGBT friendly wedding venue, The Freedom Hub is also an urban space that contributes to a purpose. The large industrial style venue & cafe supports people who have experienced modern day slavery or human trafficking. The blank canvas is perfect to style as your own and all-inclusive or BYO wedding packages are available.

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Same sex wedding venue in Sydney - Chiswick
57. Chiswick

  • Capacity: 70 seated,  70 cocktail
  • Location: 65 Ocean St, Woollahra, NSW 2025
  • Wedding Venues: Private Dining, Restaurant, Garden

Matt Moran's Chiswick is an all-in-one ceremony and reception venue that's particularly ideal for foodie weddings. The gardens provide a picturesque setting for ceremonies and canapes, and there's a semi-private dining room that seats up to 40 guests or the main dining room available for exclusive hire. The signature cocktails come highly recommended.

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Same sex wedding venue Sydney - Three Williams Cafe
58. Three Williams Cafe

  • Capacity: 70 seated, 120 cocktail
  • Location: 613A Elizabeth St, Redfern, NSW 2016
  • Wedding Venues: Restaurant
  • Receptions: Wedding packages from $110/pp + venue hire fee from $1,500

Three Williams Cafe has an urban warehouse vibe and a lovely intimate atmosphere. The space is perfectly suited to small sit down weddings or cocktail receptions and wedding packages are very budget-friendly by Sydney standards. 

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Same sex wedding venue in Sydney - Kittyhawk
59. Kittyhawk

  • Capacity: 110 seated, 175 cocktail
  • Location: 16 Phillip Ln, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Wedding Venues: Multiple Rooms

Kittyhawk is a French restaurant, cocktail bar and a favourite venue for LGBT weddings in the centre of Sydney's CBD district. Spaces are themed around the liberation of Paris in 1944. The unique function venues are just as suitable for small weddings and elopements as they are for larger weddings.

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Same Sex wedding venue University of Sydney

60. University of Sydney

  • Capacity: 10 - 500
  • Location: Camperdown, NSW 2006
  • Wedding Venues: Choice of ceremony venues
  • Receptions: Catering packages by HostCo

Sydney University boasts a number of ceremony spaces within its grounds and a choice of reception venues that enjoy all the character and charm of the location's heritage. From the grand Refectory seating up to 500 to the Chancellor's Room that seats up to 25, the University of Sydney caters for all same sex weddings big and small.

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And there you have 60 amazingly awesome same sex wedding venues in NSW. Now all that's left to do is enquire with your favourites to see if they're available on your preferred wedding date. Use the enquiry form on any listing above to request a copy of their wedding packages too.

And since you know that all of these ceremony and reception venues are LGBT friendly, you can expect warm and welcoming responses and probably a few overly excited ones too. Happy planning! 

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