Best Destination Wedding Venues in NSW

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Looking for destination wedding venues in NSW? These are the most recommended all-in-one wedding venues across NSW. All of these wedding locations offer ceremonies, receptions and accommodation onsite, making them ideal places to stay for extended destination weddings with family & friends. 

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Midginbil Eco Resort Destination Wedding Venue
1. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Midginbil - Northern NSW
  • Capacity 150
  • Sleeps 70 - 150
  • Wedding Packages: $7,900+
  • Includes: 3 Days

Midginbil Eco Resort is a fun, 3 day wedding destination in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. All your guests stay onsite with you in luxe cottages and a village of permanent safari lodges that each feature their own timber balconies. 

The 400 acre property is immersed in sub-tropical rainforest surrounds with extensive views over Night Cap National Park. There are 3 ceremony sites to choose from, a reception barn with adjoining courtyard and a bonfire site for later in the evening.

Guests are able to pay their own accommodation ($100 - $200/pp) and your catering & drinks are BYO making Midginbil one of the cheapest wedding destinations in NSW. The property features a communal breakfast & lunch room, swimming pool, tennis & volleyball courts and plenty of space for backyard cricket.

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North Coast Wedding Venue Goolawah Bush Retreat
2. Goolawah Retreat

  • Crescent Head - Mid North Coast, NSW
  • Capacity 30 - 150
  • Sleeps 32+
  • Wedding Packages: $6,000+ (Cheapest in NSW!!)
  • Includes: 3 Days + accommodation for 32

Goolawah Retreat is the most affordable wedding destination in NSW right now. The property is located on 28 acres of picturesque native bushland in the Mid North Coast holiday region of Crescent Head. The relaxed self-contained resort features a brand new reception pavilion (suits 30 - 90 seated guests or up to 150 for cocktail functions) and 5 refurbished cottages that sleep 32 guests.

The ocean facing Goolawah Retreat permits camping onsite and with no neighbours there is no curfew. Wedding packages start at $6,000 mid week including exclusive use and all accommodation for 3 nights for 32 guests. The beach is 2 minutes away and there's loads of lawn area for a game of footy.

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Destination wedding venue South Coast
3. Willow Farm

  • Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity 130
  • Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Package: $22,750
  • Includes: 3 Days + accommodation + staff + hire items

Willow Farm is a 160 acre easy DIY venue located on lush green farmland just a few minutes from Berry & several beaches. Versatile reception areas include a rustic entertainment shed that seats up to 100 guests, a marquee and games lawn, an outdoor dining green and space to instal a dance floor under the stars.

With stunning views over the property's dam and green countryside, Willow Farm is synonymous with DIY weddings in the great outdoors. The relaxed, country location is exclusively yours for the weekend and you can use the various spaces however you wish.

Owner Keri is a highly experienced events manager and works with you to create your ideal wedding. The wedding package includes lots of extras and virtually all necessities except catering & drinks and optional structures.

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Mali Brae Farm destination wedding venue
4. Mali Brae Farm

  • Moss Vale - Southern Highlands NSW
  • Capacity 30 - 110
  • Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: 30 - 55 guests & 60 - 110
  • All inclusive + 1 night accommodation

Mali Brae Farm is an all-inclusive wedding destination on a private 90 acre farm in the heart of the Southern Highlands. Wedding packages include exclusive access to the entire property for the duration of your wedding, 1 night accommodation for the couple, food & beverage on a cost per head basis and in-house table supplies. Simply BYO florals.

There are 7 ceremony locations to choose from onsite including landscaped gardens, tree paddocks, weeping willows, waterfront dam, rustic ruins and a dedicated wet weather ceremony shed.

Mali Brae Farm has two reception venues. One is a large elegant hay shed that seats up to 110 guests and has a brick fireplace, polished wood floors and plenty of window light. The other is a new modern-rustic space seating smaller weddings of 30 - 55 guests, also with a fireplace and has huge windows affording views over the farm.

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St Josephs Guesthouse - Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains
5. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity 10 - 100
  • Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: $5,500
  • Includes: 4 Days + accommodation

St Joseph's Guesthouse is an award winning heritage wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The unique 5 bedroom, 3 level Airbnb style property is located in a tranquil country bush setting and offers the ideal all-in-one location for intimate day-time weddings.

The affordable venue hire fee includes exclusive use of the property for up to 4 days so you have time to DIY wedding preparations and relax for a day or two post celebrations. There's a function area on the ground floor seating 60 or 100 standing, a plunge pool in the "backyard" and private communal areas on the upstairs levels including a huge kitchen.

Owner Steve will provide you a list of local vendors including caterers, his private mini bus driver and list of nearby Airbnb's.

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Figbird Cottage Destination Weddings
6. Figbird Cottage

  • Shoalhaven, NSW
  • Capacity 2 - 150
  • Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: Affordable!! See below

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable wedding destinations in NSW for elopements, micro weddings, day weddings and 3 day stays. The elegant garden venue is surrounded by peaceful & relaxed dairy country and features picture perfect ceremony & photography settings including this fairy-lit rose arbour.

Destination wedding packages start at $7,500 for 3 day exclusive hire with accommodation for 10 in 2 cottages. You get use of the grand garden marquee, adjoining games lawn, all furniture for ceremony & reception and festoon lighting for the lawns should you wish to have an outdoor reception. Food trucks & drinks carts work well here.

Day hire is available at $4,500 (BYO catering & drinks) and a range of all-inclusive elopement packages are available starting at $3,995 with celebrant & photographer included. 

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a luxury South Coast wedding venue with gardens
7. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse & Restaurant

  • Illawarra, NSW
  • Capacity 20 - 200
  • Sleeps 14
  • All inclusive 24 hour experience

Ravensthorpe is a romantic Georgian manor house that offers an all-inclusive 24 hour destination wedding experience including accommodation for 14 onsite. The property is conveniently situated in a private country spot just a few minutes from Albion Park and has a relaxed country feel with all the benefits of a city venue.

A picture perfect ceremony rotunda sits on 3 acres of elegant wedding gardens which provide a variety of backdrops for wedding photos. Reception spaces include a light-filled conservatory, adjoining outdoor courtyard and a grand reception marquee. There's also private dining rooms for smaller weddings.

Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire estate and are all-inclusive of ceremony, reception and post-wedding recovery breakfast. 

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Country wedding venue South Coast NSW - The Woods Farm
8. The Woods Farm - South Coast

  • Jervis Bay, NSW
  • Capacity 200
  • Sleeps 120 ($100 - $150/pp)
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre wedding wonderland where you can stay with all of your guests for the weekend. The property is well suited to vintage and rustic weddings with old tractors and vintage wares dotting the landscape and chandeliers hanging from the trees. 

Coastal wedding venues include a unique country chapel with spectacular garden arbor walk and a reception shed that seats 150 (or 200 with adjoining marquee). Accommodation is in 8 x 3 bedroom cottages and 18 glamping tents.

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Destination Venue The Cove
9. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Jervis Bay, NSW
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Sleeps 126
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Cove is a 3 acre seaside oasis on the stunning white sands of Jervis Bay. With accommodation onsite for your entire guest list, The Cove is an ideal wedding destination for a beachfront getaway on the South Coast. 

Get married on your own private beach, a secluded sand bar or in the gardens with the ocean as your backdrop. As the sun sets your guests will enjoy mingling on the peaceful village green while sipping cocktails at the outdoor bar. A brand new wedding hall provides a luxe blank canvas space for weddings of up to 150 guests, or you can opt for a marquee set up for 200.

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Fig Tree Park is a new destination wedding venue on the South Coast
10. Fig Tree Park

  • Central Tilba, NSW
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Sleeps 2
  • Wedding Packages: $4,990
  • Includes: 3 Days

Fig Tree Park is a new European style micro wedding venue located in Tilba on the NSW South Coast. The elegant French homestead and surrounding gardens are perched regally on a hill and feature outdoor ceremony & reception spots with 360º views over the lush landscape to the ocean.

Destination wedding packages include exclusive use of the property for 2 or more nights including intimate accommodation for 2 in the luxury barn. All inclusive elopement packages include celebrant, photographer and catering for up to 10 guests. For larger destination weddings, additional accommodation is located 2 minutes away in Tilba Tilba and at the beach.

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