Nowra Wedding Venues

Looking for wedding venues in Nowra, NSW? Nowra wedding venues are some of the most picturesque and affordable ceremony and reception venues on the NSW South Coast. From garden wedding locations to reception venues on the Shoalhaven River, the Nowra area is a stunning spot for peaceful country weddings. 

These 12 best Nowra wedding venues are the most recommended ceremony and reception venues in the region.

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Top 12 Nowra Wedding Venues

Figbird Cottage is the best priced wedding venue in Nowra
1. Figbird Cottage

  • Address: 330 Comerong Island Road, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Figbird Cottage is a budget-friendly & exclusive-use wedding location within a few minutes of Nowra, NSW.  Wedding venues include the gardens, a large European marquee with clear sectioned roof over a wooden dance floor, and spacious lawns that are ideal for outdoor wedding receptions during summer months. One of Nowra's best wedding venues to bring food trucks & drink carts. Highly affordable wedding packages include dry hire of venue and 2 nights accommodation for 8.

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The Woods Farm is a coastal wedding venue in Southern NSW
2. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Twenty minutes south of Nowra is one of Australia's most unique wedding venues. Set across 40 acres, the Woods Farm is a private farmstay where all your guests stay onsite with you in a village of glamping tents and cottages. 

The hero of this property is an incredible open-air bush chapel which is nestled in a forest of native trees and shrubs. The spectacular location is accessed via a 120 metre aisle of jasmine covered arches that leads to large antique doors swinging open to the chandelier altar. The reception shed is also adorned in chandeliers and has sliding doors that open to a furnished lawn and outdoor bar area.

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Coolangatta Estate Nowra Wedding Venue
3. Coolangatta Estate

  • Location: 1335 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive + DIY

Coolangatta Estate is a budget friendly wedding venue set within rows of grape vines on the beautiful Shoalhaven River, 15 minutes from Nowra. The 100 acre coastal property features many historic buildings and rustic backdrops for wedding photos and has a character-filled yesteryear ambience that oozes country charm.

There are two wedding ceremony sites at the estate including a fairy-lit fig tree and intimate croquet lawn. For small receptions of up to 80 guests the 200 year old Grand Hall is an incredibly atmospheric space where you feast under a pitched, church-like roof. There's also a function room for larger weddings of up to 200 guests and 26 motel-style rooms to accommodate up to 70 overnight guests.

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Willow Farm Nowra wedding venue
4. Willow Farm

  • Location: Galls Lane, Berry - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

Located on 160 acres of scenic rolling hills and dams just north of Nowra, Willow Farm is an amazing country destination for relaxed outdoor weddings. The property centres around a rustic entertainment shed which can be utilised as a dining space, a dance area or as an ambient lounge furnished perhaps with velvet couches.

Step outside and you're on a lush flat lawn area overlooking sweeping views of the farm and dams. Here you can set up tables on the grass and dine under the stars, hire an outdoor dance floor with festoon lights or install a marquee, tipi or sperry tent for a completely outdoor celebration. The ability to create an absolutely one-of-a-kind wedding is one of Willow Farm's many charms.

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The Pavilion Nowra Wedding Venue
5. The Pavilion

  • Location: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 80 - 400
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive 

The Pavilion is a waterfront reception venue located on the Kiama Headlands half an hour north of Nowra. The reception venue comes with very affordable wedding packages and stunning ocean views and is set beside two outdoor ceremony sites including this Pine Tree framed lawn and a sheltered spot between two rows of rustic sheds.

The Pavilion has an entrance foyer with a bar area where canapés are served prior to the main function room doors opening for the entry of guests. The doors then close again awaiting the grand entrance of the bridal party who have a private room to relaxed and refresh after having photos at the many scenic spots nearby.

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Eleven Eighty Wedding Venue Nowra
6. Eleven Eighty Weddings

  • Location: 1180 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535 
  • Capacity: 80
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

Eleven Eighty is one of the most unique wedding venues in Nowra with 5 eclectic event spaces on the 3 acre estate. The central courtyard is a beautiful location for outdoor weddings of up to 80 guests and there's a refurbished hall that seats 50, a barn that seats 30, an old train carriage that seats 20 and picnic pergola in the garden with an Argentine Grill.

Exclusively yours for 2+ nights, this cute little country-style property comes with a styling shed complete with all furniture including tables, chairs and velvet lounges. There are two cottages that sleep 15 guests, street art murals on walls and the venue is pet friendly.

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Terara Riverside Gardens is a waterfront wedding venue in Nowra
7. Terara Riverside Gardens

  • Address: Terara Road, Nowra, NSW 2541
  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Terara Riverside Gardens is a 5 acre garden location and one of the most relaxed wedding venues in Nowra. Wedding ceremonies enjoy a stunning spot on the Shoalhaven River with spacious lawns providing plenty of space to mingle. Reception venues include a rustic barn, greenhouse + marquee.  Wedding packages are available for small weddings up to events with 120 guests and there's accommodation onsite for 2.

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River Retreat Nowra Wedding Venue
8. Bewong River Retreat

  • Address: 2395 Princes Highway, Bewong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Bewong River Retreat is a DIY wedding location on the Bewong River near Nowra. Wedding venues include riverfront ceremonies and a function centre with adjoining marquee. Wedding packages enable BYO alcohol & catering. Bewong River Retreat is an ideal weekend-long wedding destination as there's accommodation for 38 onsite + extra guests are able to glamp.

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Nowra Wedding Venue Driftwood Shed
9. The Driftwood Shed

  • Address: 111 Terara Road, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

An 8 minute drive from Nowra wedding venues is The Driftwood Shed, which offers a relaxed location for outdoor weddings next to an old rustic shed. A white marquee provides a blank canvas reception venue to style as preferred and wedding packages include exclusive dry-hire of the property.  BYO alcohol & catering and stay onsite for the night. Sleeps 6.

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Nowra Wedding Venues Terara Park Farm
10. Terara Park Farm

  • Address: 174 Millbank Road, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 180
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Terara Park Farm is a 22 acre wedding venue located 6 minutes down the road from Nowra. The property's reception venue is a large converted horse arena and wedding ceremonies are held by the dam and jetty. 4 self contained units provide accommodation for 12 at this budget friendly wedding venue. 

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Nowra Wedding Venues Secrets of Terara
11. Secrets of Terara

  • Address: Millbank Road, Terara, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

This secluded wedding location is on a 13 acre property surrounded by peaceful woodlands. Spacious lawns provide a relaxed setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions located less than 5km from Nowra, NSW.  Secrets of Terara offers accommodation for up to 20 wedding guests.

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Nowra Wedding Venues SLSC
12. Nowra Culburra SLSC

  • Address: 4 Farrant Ave, Culburra Beach NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 130
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Nowra Culburra SLSC is an absolute beachfront wedding venue located in the Shoalhaven near Nowra. Wedding packages include venue hire with BYO catering & drinks. Have your wedding ceremony on the beach in front of the function centre. 

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Nowra Weddings

Just over an hour south of Wollongong, the twin towns of Nowra & Terara offer a selection of relaxed and affordable wedding venues. From ceremony gardens on the Shoalhaven River to reception venues on peaceful farms, wedding venues in Nowra & Terara are all about laid back vibes in picturesque locations. 

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