Destination Wedding Venues in Sydney

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Looking for a destination wedding venue in Sydney & the surrounding region? Here's a list of all-in-one wedding venues within easy reach of Sydney. All of these wedding locations offer ceremonies, receptions and accommodation onsite, making them the ideal place for destination weddings in Sydney and the beautiful areas surrounding the city. 

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Top Destination Wedding Venues Near Sydney

St Josephs Guesthouse is a destination wedding venue one hour from Sydney
1. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: St Albans - Hawkesbury, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

St Joseph's Guesthouse is a unique wedding destination built in the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church. Now a non-denominational location, the 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building offers an incredible backdrop for all-in-one weddings. 

The affordable venue hire fee includes accommodation for 10 guests for 4 nights, use of the ground floor function space and two outdoor areas and ability to BYO your own wedding suppliers and drinks. There's plenty of additional Airbnbs nearby and a local bus driver who'll transport guests for the day. 

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Figbird Cottage Destination wedding venue2. Figbird Cottage

  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 10 - 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + glamping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable wedding destinations south of Sydney, and also one of the prettiest. Surrounded by picturesque dairy country with cows lazing in nearby paddocks, the beautiful English-style gardens have an incredibly relaxed vibe perfect for elegant but laid back weddings.

Within the gardens are festoon-lit paths and lawns, a rose covered arbor with white seating, ornamental gates and rotunda and a luxe garden marquee with an adjoining cocktail lawn. The property is exclusively yours for 2 nights and comes with 2 cottages that sleep 8 guests.

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The Lodge Destination Wedding Venue
3. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Lodge offers a unique opportunity to hire your own 43 room hotel for the exclusive use of you & your guests over 3 incredible days. This unique wedding destination is located just south of Sydney in Jamberoo and has a swimming pool, restaurant, late night bar and an incredible ceremony & reception venue.

Hidden under the canopy of a paved Pine Forest and set beside the trickling water of a tranquil creek is an open air chapel-like space for wedding ceremonies. The reception hall is a few steps away and offers a luxe blank canvas to style in any theme. Guests are able to book & pay their own accommodation online and all inclusive catering & drink packages start at $95/pp.

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Paradise Gardens destination wedding venue
4. Paradise Botanical Gardens

  • Location: Kulnura - Central Coast, NSW
  • Capacity: 230
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Paradise Botanical Gardens is one of the least-known-about and most unique wedding destinations near Sydney. This 230 acre property nestled in the hills an hour north of Sydney has beautiful heritage architecture that sets the scene for amazingly atmospheric outdoor celebrations (and incredible wedding photos).

A long table can be threaded through these heritage Roman Columns surrounded by rare plants & animals with views over extensive national park. Or there's a picturesque marquee lawn overlooking a dam and a newly renovated outdoor pavilion hidden amongst the foliage that caters for ceremonies and receptions in all weather. Ask about glamping/camping.

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Eleven Eighty Destination Wedding Venue
5. Eleven Eighty Weddings

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

Eleven Eighty is the perfect property for a destination wedding with 20 - 80 guests, featuring 5 quirky event spaces, two cottages sleeping up to 15 guests and unexpected surprises like street art mural backdrops and a wood-fired Argentinian BBQ & Grill.

Wedding ceremony & reception venues include a heritage listed wedding hall which seats 50 guests, an intimate barn that seats 30, a private courtyard with outdoor bar for up to 80 guests (with backup marquee), and a gorgeous little train carriage that seats up to 20 for dinner or can be used as a getting ready salon.

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The Cove Destination Weddings near Sydney
6. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Location: Jervis Bay, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 111
  • Wedding Packages: BYO

At The Cove, you can hire your own private wedding resort with onsite accommodation for 111 guests in a huge fun house, glamping village and beach cabins. Accessed via a beautiful drive through Booderee National Park and with its own private beach, The Cove is one of the best seaside wedding destinations in Australia.

The 3 acre grounds feature a pamper room to get ready in, a beachfront ceremony lawn, a luxe all-white reception hall and a beautiful Mediterranean style courtyard with an outdoor bar and fairy lights throughout the surrounding trees. Your 2 night wedding experience includes a welcome night get together, your wedding the next day and a recovery brunch on day 3.

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The Woods Farm destination weddings near Sydney
7. The Woods Farm

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

The Woods Farm is a 40 acre farm stay located in Jervis Bay and is one of the most popular wedding destinations amongst Sydneysiders. Nestled in private woodlands and surrounded by nature, The Woods has everything you need for an incredible wedding weekend - a swimming pool, glamping village with fire pits, bike shed, herb garden, friendly farm animals to feed and the beach 2 minutes away.

The Woods Farm is the home of Australia's best open air chapel. Nestled amongst trees and with vines growing up its pylons, the chapel is accessed via a 120 metre grass aisle that weaves through scrub under an archway of jasmine. The chandelier bar and champagne lawn set the scene for outdoor weddings and there's a gorgeous refurbished hall/barn for indoor events.

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Greystone Estate Wedding Destination Near Sydney
8. Greystone Estate

  • Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • Wedding Packages: Arranged by planner

If you're looking for a luxurious private property where you can stay and celebrate with loved ones, Greystone Estate is one of the best wedding destinations in the Hunter Valley. This huge Hamptons-inspired house is set on 10 acres of park-like grounds and sleeps up to 32 guests across three separate dwellings. 

The main house has a large dining area indoors and a large covered deck outside suitable for smaller weddings of up to 50 guests. There's a gorgeous all-white, open-air pavilion for ceremonies in any weather and a dedicated function room that caters for up to 110 guests. 

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Coolangatta Estate wedding destination
9. Coolangatta Estate

  • Location: Coolangatta, NSW
  • Capacity: 2 - 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive + DIY
  • Elopement Packages: All inclusive

Coolangatta Estate is an affordable wedding destination with an onsite motel that guests are able to book & pay themselves. This historic location was the site of first settlement in the area and is surrounded by the ocean on one side, the Shoalhaven River on the other and dams within its picturesque vineyard.

The historic buildings and grounds of Coolangatta Estate have a unique atmosphere that oozes country charm and provides a beautiful backdrop for wedding photos. There's a giant fairy-lit fig tree and grass croquet court for ceremonies and two rustic reception venues in a convict-built community hall (super intimate with amazing atmosphere) and a larger function room.

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Mali Brae Wedding Destination Estate
10. Mali Brae Farm

  • Location: 562 Nowra Rd, Moss Vale, NSW 2577
  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Venue Type: Farm
  • Wedding Packages: Elopements, Micro Weddings & 60+ People
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2

The 90 acre Mali Brae Farm is a popular wedding destination in the Southern Highlands with accommodation for two in a cute little country cottage. Mali Brae has two reception venues. One is a luxe hall for small weddings of 30 - 55 guests that overlooks the farm through a huge window, and the other is the refurbished hay shed which caters for up to 110 guests.

All inclusive wedding packages are very accessible and offer a choice of menus and drink options. Packages also include set of your wedding ceremony at one of the property's 6 ceremony sites which range from rustic ruins to willow trees to a dedicated ceremony barn. 

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