Lake Macquarie Wedding Venues

Wedding venues in the Lake Macquarie region of NSW centre around the area's natural assets including beaches, lakefront locations and inland destinations near Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. From stunning wedding resorts on the water to beautiful places to get married within country paddocks and forest, the City of Lake Macquarie is an epicentre of picturesque wedding locations.

Here are 6 beautiful wedding locations within the Lake Macquarie area of New South Wales. They include the region's best sites for wedding ceremonies and receptions, and some brand new private properties to hire for intimate celebrations.

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Top 6 Lake Macquarie Wedding Venues

Lake Macquarie Wedding Venue Caves Coastal
Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows

  • Location: 27 Mawson Close, Caves Beach, NSW 2281
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows is a well known wedding venue favoured for its beachfront location on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. The hotel has a resort style feel with a beach house, villas and bungalow accommodation, and along with its seaside ceremony deck and two reception venues is a beautiful destination all-in-one weddings.

The hotel's two reception venues both seat up to 160 guests or cater for cocktail functions of up to 200 and come with all inclusive wedding packages from $150 per head. Menu options include alternate drop, cocktail or grazing plates accompanied with a 5 hour standard beverage package.

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Lake Macquarie Wedding Spot Goosewing Cottage
Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Elopement packages: $3,295+

Goosewing Cottage is a gorgeous little elopement venue set within a private farm stay between Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley. The property features an open air chapel purpose built for elopements, and two self contained cottages that sleep 8 & 4 guests respectively.

All inclusive wedding packages start at $3,295 and come with an award winning photographer and a choice of celebrants to get you officially hitched with all legal paperwork. 

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Lake Macquarie Wedding Resort
Pullman Magenta Shores Resort

  • Location: 1 Magenta Drive, Magenta, NSW 2261
  • Capacity: 40 - 400
  • Accommodation: 50 hotel rooms
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is a five star wedding venue located between the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean and Tuggerah Lakes. Set on 52 acres with its own golf course, 2 swimming pools, tennis courts and an award winning day spa, the resort is one of the best lakefront venues for all-in-one destination weddings.

Reception venues at Pullman Magenta Shores are light-filled spaces that feature stunning views of the golf course and lake. The Magenta Ballroom can be split into three luxurious event spaces to cater for weddings of between 40 to 400 guests. There's also a lakeside ceremony spot where outdoor receptions may also be hosted. 

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Wedding Venue Lake Macquarie Wallaringa Farm
Wallaringa Farm

  • Location: 321 Wallaringa Road, Wallaringa, NSW 2420
  • Capacity: 12
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

One of the Lake Macquarie region's newest wedding venues is Wallaringa Farm, a private 3 bedroom residence secluded within a 750 acre working cattle farm. The house overlooks tranquil views of Dungog's rolling green hills where Wallaringa horses graze peacefully in paddocks.

Wallaringa Farm exclusively caters to micro weddings and elopements with a maximum of 12 guests who can all fit comfortably around the dining room table and on the covered outdoor balcony. Roam the farm to find your perfect spot to say "I do" then celebrate with a sunset cocktail on the deck or set up a romantic picnic on the lawn and watch the country stars. 

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City of Lake Macquarie Wedding Venue
Mandalong Country Estate

  • Location: Mandaluck Chase, Mandalong, NSW 2264
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Nestled in the Watagans State Forest within easy reach of Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley is Mandalong Country Estate, a spacious 7 bedroom home that offers an ideal wedding destination for extended celebrations. 

The house itself features an open plan kitchen/dining/lounge, a games room with pool table and a 12 metre long in-ground pool and spa. Wedding facilities include an amazing natural forest cathedral, lush lawns with a bush view ceremony platform and a covered rustic party shed.

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Lake Macquarie Wedding Place Mistinthegumtrees

Mist in the Gum Trees

  • Location: 234a Mount Nellinda Rd, Cooranbong, NSW 2265
  • Capacity: 50 - 120
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Mist In The Gum Trees is one of Lake Macquarie's most affordable wedding venues, set within a bush-garden style eco resort at the base of the Watagan Mountains. Amenities for weddings include a beautiful sandstone ceremony area, a rustic reception room with an adjoining undercover patio and lots of photo backdrops including wrought iron French gates.

Venue hire ranges from $7,000 - $7,900 including exclusive use of the resort for three days with two nights accommodation for up to 15 guests in two eco cabins. Extra guests are welcome to camp. You can choose caterers from the preferred supplier list and drinks are BYO.

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