Northern Beaches Wedding Venues

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Looking for a wedding venue on the Northern Beaches of Sydney? The Northern Beaches coastline is renowned for its beautiful waterfront wedding venues and includes many beachfront ceremony & reception venues, plus amazing places to get married overlooking Sydney Harbour. 

The best places for a Northern Beaches wedding include popular spots such as Mosman wedding venues as well as several hidden gems that are lesser known outside their local area. For an authentic Northern Beach wedding experience we highly recommend intimate places with a local vibe, set within the close-knit coastal communities synonymous with this vibrant region.

The most beautiful wedding locations for an authentic Northern Beaches wedding include popular oceanfront reception venues, hatted restaurants and foodie hangouts and exquisite holiday homes with exclusive wedding ceremony venues on their own private beaches.

The Northern Beaches is an iconic destination for waterfront weddings in Sydney with many beautiful seaside locations from Manly to Pittwater offering unrivalled ocean views. Here are 14 amazing Northern Beaches wedding venues that come highly recommended by local marriage celebrants and photographers.

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Top 14 Northern Beaches Wedding Venues

Waterfront wedding ceremony venue on the Northern Beaches
Palm Beach Wedding Venue

  • Location: Palm Beach, Sydney NSW 2108
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

This exclusive wedding ceremony venue is located at a private $40 million holiday home at Palm Beach and offers venue hire for waterfront weddings and photos on its own private stretch of sand. The unique Balinese-influenced gardens are set over 2,500 sqm of pristine lawns, providing an enchanting place to get married on Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Convenient road access and abundant street parking facilitate seamless logistics for set up & styling of your wedding ceremony. The venue is equipped with onsite amenities and features a jetty, allowing for arrivals and departures by boat.

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Long Reef Weddings offer beachfront wedding ceremonies and receptions
Long Reef Weddings

  • Location: Anzac Avenue, Collaroy, NSW 2097
  • Capacity: 60 - 250
  • Wedding Packages: $160+/pp

Long Reef at Collaroy is one of the most affordable waterfront wedding venues on the Northern Beaches with all-inclusive packages from $160 per person. Beside the reception venue is a beachfront wedding ceremony lawn that comes fully set up with a choice of white arbors, optional faux florals and white bamboo chairs. 

Included in all wedding packages are 5 golf buggies to transport you and your bridal crew to the various wedding photography locations along the surrounding coastline. A minimum guest count of 80 is required for Saturday night weddings and 60 on a Sunday. Max seating capacity is 140 guests for sit-down weddings. 

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Northern Beaches Reception Venue at Clontarf Beach
Bosk Events

  • Location: Sandy Bay Road, Clontarf, NSW 2093
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Bosk Restaurant at Clontarf Reserve is the perfect place to get married if you're looking for a hidden gem in an intimate beachfront location. A favourite spot for private celebrations with locals, Bosk features a private dining room that seats up to 40 guests, the restaurant which seats 70 and an outdoor reception space. Exclusive weddings are available for 100 people. 

Surrounded by spacious green lawns and nestled under a Morton Bay Fig tree, Bosk is also a beautiful place for wedding ceremonies. The venue has panoramic ocean views, an airy coastal interior and comes with a dedicated planner and bespoke wedding packages.

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Akuna Bay NSW Wedding Venue

  • Location: 350 General San Martin Drive, Ku-ring-gai Chase, NSW 2084
  • Capacity: 280
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Nestled in the scenic Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and with 204 marina berths where your guests can dock their boats, SAN MARTIN is one of Sydney's most exclusive waterfront wedding venues. Located at Akuna Bay the elegant ceremony & reception venue is surrounded by amazing photoshoot locations making it the perfect spot for an all-in-one celebration.

SAN MARTIN seats 140 wedding guests with a parquetry dance floor or 180 guests without and comes with tailored fine dining menus, a full service cocktail bar and outdoor balcony with stunning water & bushland views.


Pilu Freshwater Northern Beaches
Pilu at Freshwater

  • Location: Moore Road, Freshwater, NSW 2096
  • Capacity: 10 - 110 
  • Wedding Packages: $220+

Pilu is a Hamptons inspired wedding venue with a ceremony garden that overlooks Freshwater Beach. The Sardinian restaurant is a popular spot for small Northern Beaches weddings with 3 seperate private dining areas that cater for up to 15, 20 or 45 guests. You can also book the entire venue for your exclusive use for up to 110 guests. 

The heritage-listed beach house is a spectacular location for seaside weddings with its private and intimate spaces reminiscent of Italy’s Amalfi coast. All inclusive wedding packages range from $220 - $340 per person and include a personalised menu and event specialist.

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Ormeggio Wedding venue
Ormeggio at the Spit

  • Location: Spit Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp

Ormeggio At The Spit is one of the most popular Italian restaurants on the Northern Beaches. Located on a marina, the floating beachfront wedding venue has a beautiful seaside deck, feature cocktail bar and wide opening glass windows that allow ocean views from all tables. 

Ormeggio is an all inclusive reception venue that seats up to 90 guests or can accommodate 100 for cocktail functions. For smaller weddings the all-weather oceanfront deck offers a private dining space seating 30 and comes with an outdoor bar area. Wedding packages range from $200 - $270 per person with a choice of Italian dishes centred around fresh seafood and pasta made onsite daily. 

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The Boathouse Shelly Beach Wedding
The Boathouse Shelly Beach

  • Location: 1 Marine Parade, Manly, NSW 2095
  • Capacity: 60 - 120
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp

The Boathouse Shelly Beach is a local cafe, cocktail bar and seaside wedding venue located literally 2 steps from the sand. The iconic location is on the oceanfront walk from Manly Beach and offers an intimate setting for weddings in its upstairs function room which has huge windows overlooking Shelly Beach.

The venue seats up to 60 guests or caters for cocktail weddings for 120 and with a downstairs bar area (caters for 200 guests) the space is easily transformed from ceremony to reception venue while guests are enjoying refreshments. All inclusive wedding packages are $205 per person with upgrades available including seafood, oyster & paella bars. Seasonal minimum spends apply ranging from $4k - $12k.

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16ft Skiff Northern Beaches Wedding Venue
Manly 16ft Skiff

  • Location: East Esplanade, Manly, NSW 2095
  • Capacity: 80 - 120
  • Wedding Packages: $135+/pp

Located at one Sydney's most famous beaches, the Manly 16ft Skiff is a popular oceanfront wedding venue located over the Harbour. On the shore of Manly Cove with spectacular water views, the 16ft Skiff offers an affordable all-inclusive place to get married with an over-water atrium for ceremonies and restaurant reception venue.

All inclusive wedding packages range from $135 - $225 with optional extras including grazing stations, chilled oysters and arrival champagne & cocktails.

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Public Dining Room Northern Beaches
Public Dining Room

  • Location: 2A The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 110 seated, 135 cocktail
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp

Public Dining Room at the southern end of Balmoral Beach is located on the doorstep of Balmoral Baths - an iconic summer destination synonymous with Sydney's quintessential beach culture. This coastal wedding venue is a hotspot of beautiful photo opportunities with the beach & baths within walking distance and views to Middle Harbour & Manly from every seat inside the reception venue.

When booking the entire venue for up to 110 guests, ceremonies & canapés can be held on the terrace, your reception in the main function area and dancing in the private dining room (caters for micro weddings of up to 40 guests. Wedding packages range from $140 - $240 per person including cocktail, shared feasting and plated options with live oyster shucking available on guest arrival. Mediterranean menu.

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Wedding Reception Venue Northern Beaches
Pasture of Balmoral

  • Location: 51 The Esplanade, Mosman, 2088
  • Capacity: 42
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The intimate event space located upstairs at Pasture of Balmoral is a foodies haven and one of the best waterfront reception venues for intimate celebrations on the Northern Beaches. Large bay windows offer panoramic views over Balmoral Beach and Sydney Harbour while all inclusive wedding packages come with a pasture to plate menu featuring top-tier sustainably grown ingredients procured from source. 

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The Bathers Pavilion Wedding Balmoral
The Bathers' Pavilion

  • Location: 4 The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 30 - 200
  • Wedding Packages: $180+/pp
  • Winter specials available

The Bathers' Pavilion in Mosman is a blank canvas, beachfront wedding venue with views of Sydney Harbour. The historic building was renovated in 2019 creating a light-filled beachside ambience, perfect for sophisticated coastal weddings. 

The main function area caters for weddings of up to 200 guests and includes use of the outdoor terrace for wedding ceremonies and pre lunch or dinner drinks. You can also book the terrace for small weddings of up to 35 seated or 60 standing guests. All inclusive wedding packages are available from $180 - $240. A slightly cheaper Thai banquet menu is available for weddings on the terrace starting at $144/pp.

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Sydney Wedding Venue Moby Dicks
Moby Dicks

  • Location: 227 Whale Beach Road, Whale Beach, NSW 2107
  • Capacity: 150 sit down, 200 cocktail
  • Wedding Packages: $200+/pp
  • Winter wedding specials

Moby Dicks is one of the Northern Beaches wedding venues by The Boathouse Group. The iconic hilltop venue has floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views over Whale Beach and is a spectacular location for elegant coastal weddings. 

Moby Dicks offers both cocktail and seated wedding packages for 150 to 200 guests respectively, starting at $205 per person. Unique upgrades include a Bollinger boat, cocktails, coconuts, an oyster station and seafood bar. Minimum spends from $4k - $13k apply according to the season and winter discounts are available in June & July.

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Sergeants Mess Mosman Venue for Waterfront Weddings
Sergeants Mess

  • Location: Chowder Bay Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 50 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: $230+/pp

Sergeants Mess is one of the most popular coastal wedding venues in Sydney due to its stunning location with harbour views that stretch to Watson's Bay. It's also one of the only wedding venues on the Northern Beaches where guests can arrive by boat as it has an easily accessible private wharf.

Inside is a glamorously decorated interior complete with a bridal suite, bar and a huge foreshore deck. Beside the reception venue is a waterfront amphitheatre which offers wedding ceremonies with an iconic Sydney Harbour backdrop. Within walking distance is the beautiful wedding photo location of Chowder Bay offering picture perfect coastal buildings and a quiet beach.

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Orso Bayside Northern Beaches Wedding
Orso Bayside

  • Location: 79 Parriwi Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
  • Capacity: 240 - 350
  • Wedding Packages: $220+/pp

The beachfront wedding venue Orso Bayside offers a picturesque spot for all-in-one weddings in Mosman. With floor to ceiling windows the space is filled with natural light throughout the day and has panoramic views from Middle Harbour to Clontarf Beach. At night the reception venue comes to life under a romantic canopy of fairy lights.

If you're looking for a large wedding venue on the Northern Beaches, Orso caters for cocktail functions of up to 350 guests or 240 for a seated celebration. You can arrive and depart via boat with a private wharf connected to the venue and the waterfront deck is spacious enough for wedding ceremonies. 

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