Best Affordable Wedding Venues in NSW

Looking for a budget-friendly venue for a destination wedding? These are the 10 cheapest and best value wedding venues in NSW. All of these affordable wedding venues have been recommended by industry professionals including the state's top wedding photographers and celebrants.

If you're looking for a cheap destination wedding, these are your top 10 wedding venues in NSW.

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Top 10 Affordable Wedding Locations

North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
1. Goolawah Retreat

  • Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
  • Capacity: 30 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32 (5 cottages) + camping
  • Wedding Packages: $10,000 (inc 3 days accommodation)

2022 SPECIALS (announced 16/6/22) - Limited last minute dates are now available in Nov & Dec '22 - Weekends $9,000 or mid-week $6,000 includes 3 nights for 32 guests


Just down the road from the coastal holiday hotspot of Crescent Head, Goolawah Retreat is one of the best value wedding destinations in NSW. The 28 acre property features ocean views and is a private & secluded location set within native bushland.

There are 5 refurbished cottages that sleep 32 guests onsite and with the option to camp and other accommodation nearby, Goolawah is an ideal spot for small and large destination weddings alike. 

A brand new architecturally designed wedding pavilion & adjoining courtyard seats 90 guests or caters for cocktail functions of up to 120. All accommodation and amenities are exclusively yours for your hire period and you can BYO catering and beverages to suit your own budget (kitchen facilities available). Due to no neighbours, the retreat is one of few wedding venues with no curfew. Pet friendly.

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Wedding Venue Byron Bay Midginbil Hill Eco Resort
2. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: From $7,900 (Includes 3 days)

Midginbil Eco Resort is a budget friendly 3-day wedding venue on 400 acres just an hour inland from iconic Byron Bay. The chillaxed location is the perfect spot to bring all of your favourite people for an extended stay in sub-tropical rainforest surrounds. Midginbil is an utterly spectacular wedding destination with expansive views over Night Cap National Park.

The 3 day/2 night package includes access to all accommodation, the reception barn, 3 ceremony sites, a homestead dining room and amenities including a pool, tennis & volleyball courts and a bonfire area (weather permitting). 

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affordable wedding venue figbird terara
3. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Shoalhaven, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 (2 cottages)
  • Wedding Packages: Day hire from $4,500 or 3 days from $7,500

Figbird Cottage is a peaceful and pretty garden venue surrounded by picturesque dairy farm on the South Coast. The relaxed country venue features stunning English gardens, a luxury European marquee with wooden dance floor and adjoining lawn games area where outdoor drinks & canapés set a chilled vibe. 

Highly affordable wedding packages include all furniture, tableware and lighting for ceremony and reception venue set up. You can BYO catering & beverages making Figbird Cottage one of the cheapest wedding venues in NSW. Accommodation for 8 is available in 2 cute onsite cottages.

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Country wedding venue in the Blue Mountains - St Joseph's Guesthouse
4. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: Saint Albans - Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10 (5 bedrooms)
  • Wedding Packages: From $5,500 (inc 2+ nights)

Surrounded by Australian bushland, green paddocks and native Australian flora & fauna, St Joseph's Guesthouse is a unique wedding venue built in the ruins of an old church. The ground floor seats up to 60 guests or 100 for a cocktail reception and the grounds are picture perfect for outdoor weddings & receptions. 

St Joseph's Guesthouse is best suited to daytime ceremonies & receptions and the owners welcome evening functions for pre or post wedding events at their local pub nearby.

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Longview Farm is a luxury rotating house and wedding venue in NSW
5. Longview Farm

  • Location: Manning Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14 + camping
  • Wedding packages: From $15,000 (inc 2 nights)

Longview Farm is an all-in-one affordable venue for destination weddings in the Manning Valley. Situated on 80 acres, the property features a stunning riverfront location, world-famous Rotating House and a party shed ideal for rustic weddings.

There's plenty of space onsite at Longview Farm so if you prefer to set up a marquee or tipis for an outdoor reception you can. There are two popular ceremony spots along the 1km of river frontage and staff at the farm will set up your chosen location for you with bench seating, arbour and isle runner.

DIY weddings are super easy at Longview Farm with all legalities taken care of for you by onsite RSA wait staff and everything set up & packed away for you. There are 10 delux glamping tents available for use that can be set up prior to your arrival & loads of space for camping.

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Country wedding venue - Growwild Wildflower Farm
6. Growwild Wildflower Farm

  • Location: Alpine - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Capacity: 50 - 150
  • Accommodation: Next door (sleeps everyone)
  • Wedding Packages: Day hire $7,000 

Growwild is an elegant and relaxed 25 acre native wildflower farm bursting with beautiful trees, flowers, birds and wildlife. The beautifully maintained property was recently taken over by new owners Jane & Lukas who got married here in 2019. They now offer easy & affordable DIY wedding packages that include stress-free 3 day hire.

The spacious grounds flow effortlessly between areas with paved paths joining the barn, bridal retreat, marquee and a choice of ceremony areas. Extremely well priced for its luxe surrounds, Growwild offers a relaxed country wedding experience with warm and personable hosts.

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Nightcap Ridge Byron Bay Weddings
7. Nightcap Ridge

  • Location: Nightcap Range Road, Dorroughby, NSW 2480
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: 3 day/2 night BYO

Nightcap ridge is a 70 acre bushland wedding venue in the Tweed Hinterland region of Northern NSW. The property has a brand new covered deck for wedding receptions providing 210 square meters of floor space overlooking surrounding national park.

Wedding packages at this eco style retreat include exclusive hire for 3 days with use of 3 refurbished cottages. Guests can camp onsite and there are kitchen and bathroom facilities. 

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Hunter Valley wedding venue Starline Alpacas
8. Starline Alpacas Farmstay Resort

  • Location: Broke - Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Capacity: 80 seated, 120 cocktail
  • Venue Hire: $4,500
  • Inclusions: Exclusive weekend hire, furniture, tableware

Starline Alpacas Resort is one of the Hunter Valley's most affordable wedding venues. The farmstay and working alpaca farm is surrounded by the spectacular Brokenback ranges and Yengo-Wollemi National Park, and is a stunning spot to stay with family & friends for the weekend. 

Booking the onsite accommodation provides access to the function centre facilities for your wedding ceremony and reception. The property has everything you need onsite, simply bring your own caterers. Sleeps 50+ guests.

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Hunter Valley wedding venue Drovers Camp
9. The Drovers Camp

  • Location: 317 Elderslie Road, Branxton, NSW 2335
  • Capacity: 100+
  • Venue Hire: $5,000
  • Inclusions: Exclusive use, furniture

The Drovers Camp is a rustic, Australian-themed ceremony and reception venue on a relaxed 120 acre property on the outskirts of the Hunter Valley. The "outback" style location has previously been renowned for outdoor concerts and country music festivals but has since had a makeover and now specialises in affordable weddings.

Drovers Camp features a refurbished, rustic reception venue, an outdoor stage and amphitheatre area, and a collection of unique artworks that make an awesome backdrop for wedding photos. There's the quaint Drovers Bar, an original outdoor ticket booth and array of quirky murals and structures.

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10. Kianinny Bush Cottages

  • Location: Sapphire Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 60 - 150
  • Budget Guide: All inclusive packages under $100/pp
  • Inclusions: Venue, food + beverages (accommodation extra)

Kianinny Bush Cottages is a relaxed and peaceful wedding venue in an outdoor adventure camp style setting. Basic pavilions offer affordable blank canvas reception venues well suited to rustic themed weddings. Ceremonies are held on the picturesque dam jetty or in one of many bush settings.

Comfortable and well priced self contained accommodation for the entire guest list is available onsite making Kianinny one of the most affordable destination wedding venues in the state. Kids & adults alike will enjoy the zip lining, mini putt, archery, canoes, volleyball etc onsite.

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