Destination Wedding Venues on the South Coast

Looking for a destination wedding venue on the South Coast, NSW? With its' endless choice of stunning all-in-one wedding venues, the South Coast is one of the best locations for a destination wedding in New South Wales.

But its not just the volume of suitable venues that puts the South Coast on the 'destination wedding' map. The region is well known for its stunning beach resorts and picturesque oceanfront retreats. These holiday spots are well set up for visiting wedding guests, with all the amenities no matter how many people you invite, ready to cater.

A destination wedding venue provides a ceremony location, great spots for photos, one or more reception venues onsite and accommodation for at the very least the couple who are getting married. Some of the destination wedding venues on the South Coast can accommodation an entire guest list from 30 - 100 or more people within a few steps of the reception venue.

On this list, you'll find places for a destination wedding in Nowra, Berry, Jervis Bay and the far South Coast. Venues range from rustic farms to private beach resorts and secluded bush retreats.

These are the most recommended destination wedding venues on the NSW South Coast. 

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Figbird Cottage

  • Capacity: 150+
  • Venue Type: Farm
  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Affordable destination wedding venue with the largest European marquee on the South Coast. The grounds are ideal for food trucks & drinks carts (BYO alcohol & catering), and there's 2 cottages onsite plus plenty of space for glamping. 3 day budget packages provide exclusive use of the entire property. 

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Bewong River Retreat

  • Capacity: 130
  • Venue Type: Resort
  • Location: Bewong - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: 160 acre wedding venue on a private, waterfront estate within temperate bushland.  Waterfront ceremonies on the Bewong River with DIY self-style receptions in the rustic event space. Bungalows cater for 38 guests + option of glamping onsite. The ideal weekend location for destination weddings with family & friends.

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Bawley Bush Retreat

  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Resort
  • Location: Bawley Point - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Secluded, lakeside location for exclusive hire. Utilise the onsite function centre or hire a marquee or teepee for a festival style outdoor wedding complete with food and drink carts. The resort accommodates 44 guests plus glamping, making this wedding venue the perfect destination for the entire guest list.

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Driftwood Shed

  • Capacity: 100
  • Venue Type: Barn/Shed
  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Rustic wedding receptions and ceremonies on the Shoalhaven River. Affordable DIY marquee venue with private jetty, boat ramp, 100 year old rustic shed and cabin that sleeps 6. BYO alcohol & catering. Riverside wedding ceremonies on the beautiful lawns.

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Bundara Farm

  • Capacity: 30
  • Venue Type: Hobby Farm
  • Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Micro wedding venue on a private farm estate for up to 30 guests who can all sleep onsite. Multiple reception venues include the stables, wisteria long table and homestead verandah. The grounds include 2 dams which provide a picturesque waterfront wedding ceremony location. The ideal destination for small weddings and elopements.

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small wedding venue tathraKianinny Bush Cottages

  • Capacity: 150
  • Venue Type: Resort
  • Location: Tathra - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: 100 acre bushland resort with freshwater lake, pontoon ceremonies and 2 reception venues. Comfortable self-contained cottages for 150+ guests and onsite swimming pool, canoeing, zip-lining and mini-putt make this wedding venue an ideal budget-friendly destination for the entire guest list.

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Kullindi Homestead

  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Private property
  • Location: Sussex Inlet - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Historic homestead with spacious lawns on the edge of Sussex Inlet waterway. Ideal budget-friendly location for private waterfront wedding ceremonies and BYO receptions. Stay the weekend in five self-contained units, plus there's plenty of space for glamping.

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Worrowing

  • Capacity: 180
  • Venue Type: Private property/resort
  • Location: Jervis Bay - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Historic 250 acre coastal property in the holiday resort town of Jervis Bay. 12+ ceremony locations centre around manicured gardens and dams. Two reception venues include a barn and shed, and the unique boat sheds & wilderness huts provide accommodation onsite for 40 guests.

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The Cove

  • Capacity: 200
  • Venue Type: Resort
  • Location: Jervis Bay - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Exclusive-use wedding venue with your own private beach and self-contained cabins that sleep up to 126 guests. Ideal wedding location for a beachfront getaway for your entire guest list for the whole weekend. Additional glamping options and the idyllic location make The Cove a popular venue for destination weddings.

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Willow Farm

  • Capacity: 130
  • Venue Type: Farm
  • Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Willow Farm is a 160 acre property on lush green farmland with creek frontage. The rustic entertainment shed is ideal for DIY & BYO weddings. Stay for the weekend with beds for 10 guests. A popular destination wedding venue for couples coming from Sydney and Canberra.

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Bangalay Luxury Villas

  • Capacity: 88
  • Venue Type: Private resort
  • Location: Shoalhaven Heads - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Beachfront wedding venue with landscaped gardens, restaurant and 16 luxury poolside villas. Ideal location for weekend weddings with plenty of things to do before & after the wedding including an onsite day spa and golf. 

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Paperbark Camp

  • Capacity: 110
  • Venue Type: Bush resort
  • Location: Jervis Bay - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: One of the region's more eco-friendly destination wedding venues set in a tree-top bush location. Choose from bush or waterfront ceremony spots and have your wedding reception outdoors or in the tree canopy.  Exclusive weekend hire available with accommodation bookings for up to 40 guests in permanent safari tents.

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Oaklands Event Centre

  • Capacity: 300
  • Venue Type: Farmstay
  • Location: Pambula - far South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Large wedding shed venue on farm land with an adjacent beer barn. A short walk past donkeys, horses and sheep to the farm's homestead where ceremonies are held in the garden. The township offers places to stay for the entire guest list and the beer barn provides the ideal location for next day recovery brunch. 

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Secrets of Terara

  • Capacity: 100
  • Venue Type: Resort
  • Location: Nowra - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: Private resort that sleeps 20. An intimate woodland venue with several locations for ceremonies & outdoor receptions. Popular venue for small to medium sized destination weddings.

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Terara Riverside Gardens

  • Capacity: 120
  • Venue Type: All-in-one gardens
  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Info: 5 acres of beautiful gardens on the Shoalhaven River. An all-in-one wedding venue that offers waterfront ceremonies and receptions in the barn, outdoors or for smaller weddings - in the greenhouse. Intimate accommodation for 2 in onsite cottage.

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Tumbling Waters Retreat

  • Capacity: 140
  • Venue Type: Resort
  • Location: Stanwell Tops - Illawarra, NSW
  • Info: Stunning garden venue with ocean views and 12 luxury suites, some of which include an outdoor bath. One of the more popular places for destination weddings close to Sydney.

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Seacliff House

  • Capacity: 180
  • Venue Type: Farm/Barn
  • Location: Gerringong - Illawarra, NSW
  • Info: Popular modern barn venue with blank canvas to self style. Luxury accommodation onsite includes Seacliff House and 5 bedroom farmhouse with loft. Idyllic location for a destination wedding.

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Weddings in the Wilde

  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Venue: Bush Resort
  • Location: Wildes Meadow - Southern Highlands, NSW
  • Info: Rustic wedding venue in a bushland setting with affordable accommodation for the entire guest list. Ideal place for relaxed, festival weddings in the great outdoors with a log chapel & wood floor marquee. A very private destination wedding location with late curfew and DIY & BYO packages.

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