Same Sex Wedding Venues in NSW

LGBT Wedding Venues 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 LGBT friendly places to get married and welcome gay weddings in all denominations. From coastal resorts to regional farms to secret urban locations, NSW has loads of gay 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 following same sex wedding venues are the places for you. All of these ceremony and reception venues actively promote themselves as gay 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 of beautiful gay venues, you're 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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Off-The-Beaten-Track Venues

Best Lesbian & Gay Wedding Venues in NSW

Lesbian friendly wedding venue Goosewing Cottage
1. Goosewing Cottage

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

The Hunter Valley's Goosewing Cottage is a popular gay wedding venue that specialises in small ceremonies and elopements for 2 - 20 guests. All inclusive wedding packages come with an award winning photographer and choice of celebrants who get you legally married at this gorgeous open-sided rustic chapel.

Goosewing Cottage also offer optional onsite accommodation in two self contained cottages. One of the cottages sleeps 8 guests, has a spacious dining room that seats 12 plus an outdoor dining area and swimming pool.

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Same Sex wedding venue on the South Coast - The Cove Jervis Bay
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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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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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Gay Wedding 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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Gay Wedding Venue in the Blue Mountains at Dantosa Estate
12. Dantosa Estate

  • Location: 76 Mort St, Katoomba, NSW 2780
  • Capacity: 16 - 60
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Completely immersed in the Blue Mountains world heritage national park, Dantosa Estate offers a secluded location for intimate weddings with up to 60 guests. Renowned as a gay wedding destination, the picturesque property is available to hire overnight or longer and comes with two onsite cottages sleeping up to 18 guests.

The largest cottage has a dining room that seats up to 60 and overlooks a private lake with a ceremony pontoon. There's plenty of space in the sprawling gardens for an outdoor or marquee wedding and a tennis court offers an alternative reception space under the stars.

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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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Gay Wedding At Spicers Sangoma Retreat
15. 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
16. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in Byron Bay

Midginbil Gay wedding location
17. 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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Same Sex Wedding Venue in Byron Bay - Earth House
18. 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
19. 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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Gay Wedding Venues on the Central Coast

Paradise Botanical Gardens LGBT Wedding Venue
20. 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
21. 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.

Gay Wedding Venues in the Hunter Valley

Gay Friendly Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley - Leaves & Fishes
22. Leaves & Fishes

  • Location: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12

It's the versatility of Leaves & Fishes that makes this beautiful gay wedding venue so popular with LGBT couples. Set within lush rainforest and tropical gardens is a sunken Tuscan-style courtyard that's perfect for outdoor celebrations or marquee weddings for up to 300 guests.

For smaller celebrations the property features a luxe-rustic wedding hall that has a candlelit roman bath behind a glass wall at one end. Micro weddings can be hosted on the deck of a two bedroom villa that sits over a flowering Lotus Lake at the centre of the property, along with four other boathouses spaced along the lake's perimeter. 

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Gay wedding venue Wallaringa Farm
23. Wallaringa Farm

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

This private residence at Wallaringa Farm sits within the rolling hills of the Dungog Shire and overlooks lush paddocks of grazing Wallaringa Horses. The property is a gay friendly wedding venue that caters for tiny celebrations with a maximum of 12 guests and comes as a 'dry hire venue' so you can bring your preferred wedding vendors.

The house has 3 luxury bedrooms, a covered event deck and beautiful lawns perfect for a romantic country picnic. We highly recommend roaming this beautiful farm to find yourself your own little magic spot to say "I do". Then pop champagne on the deck and watch the beautiful Hunter Valley sunset.

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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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Gay wedding venue in the Hunter Valley - Enzo
25. 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
26. 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
27. 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 House28. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in the Illawarra

Ravensthorpe Estate Gay weddings
32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
35. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in Newcastle

LGBT wedding venue in Newcastle - Stanley Park
36. 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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Gay Wedding Venues on the North Coast

Goolawah Retreat Lesbian Wedding Venue
37. 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
38. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in the Riverina

Same sex wedding venue in the Riverina - Kimo Estate
39. 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 Wines40. 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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Gay Wedding Venues on the South Coast

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

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

Figbird Cottage is one of the most beautiful same sex wedding venues on the South Coast with stunning English-style gardens surrounded by picturesque dairy paddocks. The gardens are entered via white ornamental gates and through an 8 metre overhead arbour covered in romantic fairy lights.

Facilities within the gardens include a permanent European marquee which adjoins a cocktail lawn where food trucks and drink carts or ice cream bikes are well suited. Venue hire includes the option for day hire, or you can hire the property for 3 days/2 nights with cottage accommodation for 8 guests onsite. All inclusive elopement packages also available.

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Willow Farm gay weddings
42. 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
43. 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
44. 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
45. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in the Southern HighlandsSame sex wedding venue in the Southern Highlands - Mali Brae Farm

46. 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
47. 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 Friendly Wedding Venue Briars
48. Briars Conservatory

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

Briars is a sought after gay wedding destination owing to its convenient Southern Highlands location, onsite hotel where guests can book their own rooms, gorgeous gardens featuring a private lake-front rotunda and the light-filled conservatory that lends a modern elegance to relaxed country weddings.

One of the best things about weddings at this 15 acre rural delight is Briars Inn which is a short walk from both the conservatory and hotel. The Inn has private dining rooms that are ideal for a welcome night dinner or post wedding recovery, plus a public bar where guests can adjourn between your ceremony & reception and as an after-party venue later in the night.

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Gay Wedding Venue in the Southern Highlands - Fitzroy House
49. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in Sydney

Blue Mountains wedding venues Botanic Gardens
50. 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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LGBTQIA wedding venue in the Blue Mountains - Chapel Hill Retreat
51. Chapel Hill Retreat

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

Chapel Hill Retreat is a gay friendly wedding location that borders the Blue Mountains National Park and has breathtaking views over surrounding bush-covered hills and valleys. Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire 35 acre retreat with a choice of 7 ceremony and reception venues to decide between.

Popular wedding ceremony spots include a hilltop chapel (non-denominational), an avenue of Oak Trees, a natural bush cathedral and a mountains viewing deck. Receptions can be hosted under the stars on the deck or in the gardens, plus there's a modern events room with polished timber floors and all-white walls. Optional accommodation is in 7 self contained cottages.

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Gay Wedding Venue Saints Event Centre
52. Saints Event Centre

  • Location: Boronia Road, North Saint Marys, NSW 2760
  • Capacity: 20 - 500
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 250+
  • Wedding Packages: $55+/pp

Saints Event Centre is one of the most affordable gay wedding venues in Sydney with packages starting at just $55 per person. The state-of-the-art event spaces are located within the St Mary's League Club and there are 6 reception rooms to suit wedding receptions of all sizes.

Hot tip - one of the event spaces is an elegant reception venue that overlooks the playing fields and comes with its own private bar. Travelling guests will love the 4 star Holiday Inn situated a short walk across the road and within an easy drive of the 3 Sisters in the Blue Mountains.

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Butchers Daughter gay wedding venue
53. 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

54. 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
55. 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
56. 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
57. 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

58. 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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Gay Wedding Venues in Country NSW

Lesbian Friendly Wedding Venue Mountain View
59. Mountain View Farm

  • Location: 11 Mount Dromedary Trail, Tilba Tilba, NSW 2546
  • Capacity: 2 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 2 - 14
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

One of the most romantic gay friendly wedding venues in NSW is Mountain View Farm, situated under the atmospheric gaze of Mount Gulaga. This picturesque country property offers an authentic farm setting for relaxed celebrations and comes with an open-sided dairy shed, adjoining courtyard and 4 acres of gardens with a quaint iron altar. 

Every year for 6 weeks at the start of Spring, the Mountain View Farm Daisy Fields burst into bloom and create a spectacular backdrop for weddings. Each season the delightful owner/operator crafts a one-of-a-kind aisle and altar into the middle of the fields where up to 25 guests can be present to witness highly romantic micro weddings & elopements.

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LGBT Wedding Venue Glencara
60. Glencara Country Estate

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

Glencara is a brand new addition to the best gay wedding venues in NSW, bringing a unique rustic maze to country garden parties. This vibrant 10 hectare farm is located in the hilltops region of NSW near Young and centres around an historic farmhouse where a series of outdoor rooms provide interactive riddles and other fun things to explore with a glass of wine in hand.

Weddings at Glencara are best celebrated in the side seasons when the weather is temperate and the surrounding paddocks are either lush green with wheat fields in Autumn or bright yellow with Canola in Spring. Facilities include an outdoor reception lawn, space for a marquee, a rustic wedding barn and a romantic cottage for two.

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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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