A List of the 8 Best Wedding Locations in New South Wales





So, they’ve finally popped the question! It’s been a whirlwind of excitement sharing the news with all your friends and family. As the ‘likes’ roll-in from your Facebook announcement post, so do the questions - have you set the date yet? Where is the wedding? How many guests are you inviting? Queue minor meltdown. But, like the block of chocolate you feel like devouring, it’s best to break the task down into pieces. Where to begin? The location is the first big decision you will need to make.

Choosing your location is the foundation for your planning and nothing else can really be booked until this is decided. The great news is, if you’re on this page, you’re in the right place! So, grab your fiancé and look no further because here we have comprised a list of the best wedding locations in New South Wales.





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Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney

If you’re a Sydneysider, then there’s nothing more iconic then the bridge and opera house on full display during your big day. The Royal Botanical gardens is the perfect location to be front and centre whilst escaping the noise and bustle of the city surrounds. Indoor and under cover areas are available for ceremonies and receptions.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Up to 150 guests

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The Grounds of Alexandria, Alexandria

Nestled in one of the city’s industrial suburbs, The Grounds is one of the city’s best kept secrets. A sensory overload, this location looks like it is out of a fairy-tale. Multiple spaces are available to hire for small and large weddings - each one equally whimsical! The space is established from the remnants of a heritage-listed industrial warehouse that has been transformed into a lush secret garden. Complete with hobby farm and organic market your guests will feel like they are miles away from the city suburbs.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Up to 550 guests

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Beach, Byron Bay

Take full advantage of the stunning NSW coastline with a laid-back beach wedding. This location is perfect for the bare-foot bride who doesn’t want to compromise on elegance. Located in picturesque Byron Bay, the aptly titled, Beach is nestled amongst the sand dunes. You can exchange vows right on the shoreline before strolling back to enjoy fresh Australian cuisine as you watch the sunset.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Enquiry needed

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The Blue Room, Bondi Beach

Why not celebrate your big day overlooking Australia’s most iconic beach? The Blue Room is a historical venue that has been beautifully restored to offer an elegant, coastal vibe. With panoramic views of Bondi Beach your guests will be in awe of the ocean outlook. Ceremonies can be held from the scenic courtyard or on the beach itself, with dining options to fit up to 100 guests.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Up to 150 guests

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The Cove, Jervis Bay

If your big day means giving your guests an experience like no other than The Cove in Jervis Bay could be the location for you. Located in the Jervis Bay National Park your guests can become one with nature as they stay in coastal cabins or opt for the glamping experience. Why not turn your special day into a special week? Celebrations can last overnight or for a few days. Your guests get an experience they will never forget, and you’ll get the most priceless wedding gift of all – quality time with your nearest and dearest.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Up to 126 guests

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Spicers Vineyards Estate, Hunter Valley

Rustic charm and relaxation combine with this venue located in the iconic wine country of NSW, the Hunter Valley. Your guests can breathe in the fresh air whilst enjoying a drop of some of Australia’s finest wines. With guest accommodation options on the estate why not spread the celebrations over a few days? Multiple ceremony locations are available on the estate along with indoor and outdoor dining locations for the reception.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Up to 80 guests

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Pier One Sydney Harbour, Sydney

If you dream of a harbour view for your big day it doesn’t get better (or closer) than Pier One! This venue offers your guests a front row seat to the iconic harbour bridge. The venue offers a range of indoor and outdoor locations that can be tailored to suit any wedding size. With one of the most iconic views in Australia your guests will be talking about this location well after the big day. Multiple locations are available for ceremonies and receptions with packages that cater for small to large weddings.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Up to 350 guests

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Emirates One & Only, Wolgan Valley Blue Mountains

Last but certainly not least is the scenic Emirates One & Only 5-star resort nestled in the Wolgan Valley of the Blue Mountain ranges. If you’re dreaming of a serene, secluded destination that looks like its straight out of a postcard then this could be the venue for you! With four exclusive locations for weddings large and small it’s hard not to imagine your special day here. From guest accommodation, adventure packs, a luxurious day-spa and in-house vendors for all your wedding needs, this venue is the full-package.

Location: Indoor & outdoor

Party Size: Enquiry needed

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Whether it’s coastal elegance, a countryside getaway, secret garden party or an iconic view, New South Wales has it all. We hope you’re feeling inspired and excited to start planning your big day. With ceremony and reception options for all party sizes these beautiful locations are the perfect blank canvas for the wedding of your dreams. If you’re still looking for inspiration then check out The 10 Best Wedding Blogs for 2020.