Ocean View Wedding Venues in Sydney

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Looking for ocean view wedding venues in Sydney? You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to oceanfront wedding venues in Sydney, with many of the city’s beach suburbs providing ceremony & reception venues with views of the ocean. From Bondi Beach to Manly, Sydney's most iconic stretches of sand hide many inlets and bays where incredible ocean vistas are on offer.

The best spots for an ocean view wedding in Sydney include cliff top restaurants, seaside clubs and private estates with backyards on the waterfront. There's also beachfront reception venues that won't break the bank and all-in-one event spaces with ocean facing decks, courtyards and gardens.

From venues that look straight out to sea, to oceanfront locations with port side and harbour views, Sydney offers a great variety of world class waterfront locations for weddings with an ocean view. Here are 10 beautiful ocean view wedding venues in Sydney.

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Top 10 Ocean View Wedding Venues in Sydney

The Pavilion Ocean View Venue Sydney
1. The Pavilion Kiama

  • LOCATION: 2 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533
  • CAPACITY: 80 - 400
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: $125+/pp

The Pavilion Kiama is one of the most beautiful and affordable oceanfront venues in the Southern Sydney region. The all inclusive reception venue is located directly on Kiama Beach with incredible ocean views over the foreshore to Kiama Lighthouse. There are two ceremony areas on the waterfront beside the function room and lots of picturesque photo opportunities within walking distance. 

The interior of The Pavilion is filled with light from the ocean-facing windows and has beautiful polished floors, a blank canvas palette and stage area. The flexible layout caters for weddings from 80 - 400 guests with a separate entrance foyer and bar that can be utilised as an indoor alternative for ceremonies. 

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Ocean View Wedding Estate Sydney
2. Private Oceanfront Garden

  • LOCATION: Palm Beach, Sydney NSW
  • CAPACITY: 100
  • VENUE HIRE: $10,000

This newly-listed private estate on the waterfront at Palm Beach is available to hire for oceanfront wedding ceremonies and photos. The prestigious $40m property has both water and road access with plenty of street parking and there are onsite amenities for use during and after wedding ceremonies. 

The Balinese-influenced gardens at this exclusive Northern Beaches property feature 2,500 sqm of heirloom lawns, plants and trees. The tropical garden is secluded, offers plenty of privacy and has stunning ocean views. Sorry, no receptions.

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Interbane House Ocean View Weddings
3. Interbane House

  • LOCATION: 8 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Stanwell Park, NSW 2508
  • CAPACITY: 50
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 18

This private cliff top residence is one of the best ocean view wedding venues in Sydney if you're looking for a private Airbnb style location. Just south of Sydney, Interbane House can be hired for little backyard weddings and has a covered entertaining space on its ocean facing aspect.

The Victorian style estate has 5 large bedrooms, an open plan living area and an outdoor spa along with a backyard fire pit with seating. Manicured lawns and gardens set the scene for beautiful waterfront weddings with an ocean backdrop second to none. 

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Jonahs ocean view wedding garden
4. Jonah's Whale Beach

  • CAPACITY: 122
  • LOCATION: 69 Bynya Road, Whale Beach, NSW 2107
  • ACCOMMODATION: Sleeps 22
  • MINIMUM SPEND: $34,000

Jonah's is an exclusive oceanfront wedding retreat located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. When you hire Jonah's for the exclusive use of your wedding you get an incredible cliff-top garden with ocean views for your wedding ceremony, a chef-hatted restaurant with floor to ceiling windows for your reception, boutique accommodation and access to spa facilities.

This incredible retreat is the only venue of its kind in Sydney and is an ideal location for a destination wedding in Australia's most beautiful city. There are eleven resort-style rooms that accommodate up to 22 guests. Every room has 180° views over the Pacific Ocean, luxury furnishings, a private balcony and jacuzzi.

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oceanfront wedding venue Sydney Pilu
5. Pilu at Freshwater Beach

  • CAPACITY: 18 - 60
  • LOCATION: Moore Road, Freshwater, NSW 2096
  • BUDGET: All inclusive wedding packages from $215/pp

Located on Sydney's northern beaches, Pilu is a Sardinian restaurant that offers an oceanfront setting for wedding ceremonies & receptions. Wedding venues include the beachfront garden and a choice of 3 private dining rooms that cater for sit down & cocktail weddings up to 18, 28 & 60 guests. 

Flexible wedding packages provide catering from $145/pp and beverage packages from $80/pp. All packages include Pilu's dedicated wedding coordinator.

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oceanfront wedding venue Sydney Manly Skiff
6. Manly 16ft Skiff

  • CAPACITY: 150
  • LOCATION: East Esplanade, Manly, NSW 2095
  • BUDGET: Venue hire from $750 + catering & drinks from $200/pp

The Manly Cove sailing club is located on the ocean's edge only a few minutes walk from Sydney's iconic Manly Wharf. The private Skiff Deck at the rear of the venue offers the ideal spot for a sand-free beachfront ceremony and the Harbour View Room is a reception venue with ocean views.

Wedding packages are available for cocktail or sit down receptions with food options from $120/pp & drinks from $70/pp. Expect stunning views of Sydney Harbour and captivating sunsets. 

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St Michaels Golf Club Ocean View Functions
7. St Michael's Golf

  • CAPACITY: 140 seated, 200 cocktail
  • LOCATION: Jennifer Street, Little Bay, NSW 2036
  • BUDGET: Wedding packages start at $102/pp

Located 20 minutes from Sydney, St Michael's Golf Course and function centre is an affordable wedding venue with 180 degree uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. Wedding venues include a choice of ceremony & photo locations on the golf course & ocean's edge. Ceremony packages start at $850. And with all-inclusive packages from $102/pp, the golf club's Tasman Room is one of the cheapest wedding venues in Sydney.

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Public Dining Room Seaside Reception Venue
8. Public Dining Room

  • CAPACITY: 20 - 110
  • LOCATION: 2A The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • BUDGET: Wedding packages range from $125 - $140 per person

Public Dining Room is a casual fine dining restaurant and oceanfront wedding venue on Balmoral Beach. The terrace is the perfect location for a sand-free beach wedding and photos can be taken at the iconic Balmoral Baths just a short walk away. Small wedding receptions are catered for in a private dining room and the restaurant caters for larger receptions of up to 110.

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oceanfront wedding venue Sydney The Bathers Pavilion
9. The Bathers' Pavilion

  • CAPACITY: 100 seated, 170 cocktail
  • LOCATION: 4 The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • WEDDING PACKAGES: All inclusive from $195/pp

The Bathers' Pavilion is a heritage oceanfront venue that offers a Mediterranean style setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The reception venue faces onto the ocean at Balmoral Beach and has a first floor event space catering for up to 170 guests and an outdoor beachfront terrace. The pavilion is located just a few steps from one of Sydney's most popular wedding ceremony beaches.

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oceanfront wedding venue Sydney Clovelly Surf Club
10. Clovelly Surf Club

  • CAPACITY: 100 sit down, 150-250 cocktail
  • LOCATION: Donnellan Circuit, Clovelly, NSW 2031
  • BUDGET: Room hire from $1,200 + food & beverage from $125/pp

Clovelly Surf Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue with panoramic ocean views. The indoor and adjoining outdoor spaces provide an all-in-one setting for oceanfront weddings, and a marquee can be pitched over the back deck to extended the indoor space to cater for 250 guests.

Wedding packages from $125 include a 5 hour food & beverage service. Ask about paella packages.

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