Affordable Wedding Venues on the North Coast
Looking for an affordable wedding venue on the NSW North Coast? Here's a list of budget friendly wedding venues on the northern coastline of NSW. These affordable wedding locations not only offer the cheapest wedding packages in the region, they also come with a list of inclusions that saves you money on your hire budget.
Here are 8 inexpensive wedding venues that come highly recommended on the NSW North Coast.
Top 8 Budget Wedding Venues - North Coast NSW
- Location: 288 Point Plomer Rd, Crescent Head NSW 2440
- Capacity: 30 - 150
- Accommodation: Sleeps 32
- Venue Hire Cost: $6,800+
Goolawah Retreat is one of the cheapest wedding venues for a 3-day celebration on the NSW North Coast. The secluded Crescent Head property is set on 28 private acres surrounded by native bushland and has ocean views with the beach just 2 minutes away.
There is a brand new open-air wedding pavilion onsite, a choice of ceremony locations and accommodation for 32 guests in 5 cottages. Extra guests are welcome to camp on the grounds and there is additional accommodation close by.
The cheap venue hire fee includes exclusive use of the entire property, hire of all accommodation, use of all amenities including commercial kitchen for 3 days and the freedom to choose your own wedding suppliers. Guests can pay their own accommodation. No curfew.
- Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
- Capacity: 150
- Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
- Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
Midginbil Eco Resort is a 3-day wedding destination that offers affordable wedding packages where all guests stay onsite with you for 2+ nights. Set on 400 acres on the far North Coast of NSW, the property is 100% private and offers a uniquely relaxed location surrounded by impressive views over national park and surrounding sub-tropical rainforest.
The 3 day/2 night package includes exclusive use of the property, all accommodation, 3 ceremony sites, reception barn, pool, tennis, volleyball courts etc. Costs include a venue hire fee from $7,900, a 3 day meal package including breakfasts and lunches, DIY/BYO for your wedding reception and the ability for guests to pay their own accommodation. As a guide, all inclusive cost to the wedding couple is typically $130 - $220 per person.
- Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
- Capacity: 20
- Accommodation: Sleeps 12
- Elopement packages: $3,295+
Goosewing Cottage is one of the least expensive wedding venues in NSW offering all inclusive elopement packages priced from just $3,295. This affordable little spot is situated on a picturesque farm stay in the Hunter Valley and overlooks lush pastures and green covered hills.
Goosewing Cottage caters for a maximum of 20 guests and has accommodation for up to 12 guests across two cottages. Packages include a photographer and choice of celebrants. A private chef can be hired to serve staying guests in the larger cottage, or the venue can provide recommendations for restaurants nearby that offer private dining rooms.
Location: Lighthouse Road, Nelson Bay, NSW 2315
Venue Hire Cost: $550+
Nelson Bay Lighthouse is an affordable wedding ceremony venue overlooking the ocean in Port Stephens. This popular mid north coast wedding location gets blocked off to the public when weddings are on and is a secluded and very private setting for intimate weddings.
Affordable wedding packages start at $550 for elopements and micro weddings and go up to $900 for ceremonies with up to 100 guests. Packages include seating and styling which saves on external hire fees and an onsite wedding coordinator who does set up & pack down (saving on a day-of wedding planner).
- Location: 3 Marine Dr, Fingal Bay, NSW 2315
- Capacity: 150
- Wedding Packages: $140+/pp
- Mid-week & winter discounts available
Saltwater Fingal Bay is one of the most budget friendly wedding venues in the Port Stephens & Nelson Bay area with all inclusive wedding packages starting at $140/pp. Enquire for cheaper wedding packages during May, June & July. All packages include wedding ceremony set up on the oceanfront balcony which has unobstructed beach views, reception with food & beverages and access to a Bridal room.
- Location: 57 Dowling St, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
- Capacity: Seated 180, Standing 230
- Wedding Packages: All inclusive $150+/pp
Nelson Bay Golf Club is an all in one, inexpensive wedding venue in Nelson Bay on the state's northern coastline. There are two ceremony sites to choose from including a large balcony overlooking the 9th green with views to Tomaree Mountain and a secluded bushland site at the 20th tee.
There are lots of picturesque spots for wedding photos onsite, which you can access via golf carts. Two adjoining function rooms & an outdoor courtyard cater for weddings of 60 to 145 guests separately, or 230 joined. There's also a private dining room that seats 8 guests for micro weddings and elopements.
Location: Anna Bay - North Coast, NSW
Wedding Packages: All inclusive
Valhalla is a homely, affordable, family owned & operated restaurant & bar on working farmland in Anna Bay. Wedding packages cost from $140 per person at Valhalla and are inclusive of venue hire, food and beverages. The Spruce Estate is home to the renowned 'Anna Bay Tomatoes' and provides the region with fresh veggies year round.
- Location: Huntingdale Pl, Medowie, NSW 2318
- Capacity: 200
- Wedding Packages: All Inclusive $56+/pp
Located within a 135-hectare conservation area on the NSW North Coast, The Greenhouse is an eco-friendly as well as budget friendly wedding location with 2 ceremony sites, a purpose built reception venue and extensive photo-friendly grounds accessible by golf buggy. The cost of the cheapest wedding package is $56 per person and ranges up to $150+/pp.
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