1. Centennial Park, Moore Park
Centennial Parklands is ideally located just 10 minutes from the Sydney CBD, and offers a large range of garden and outdoor wedding settings. Wed in the Rose Garden, the Column Garden or choose a special site all of your own from the sweeping 360 hectares of parklands.
With spectacular harbour views, specialty gardens, historic pavilions, rolling green lawns and plenty of giant fig trees to shade you, the Royal Botanic Gardens offers numerous beautiful options for wedding ceremonies.
With a rotunda, loads of shady trees and great views across to the Harbour Bridge and north to Lavender Bay and McMahon’s Point, this park is a perfect location for your ceremony. Conveniently nestled in the city centre, it’s hard to go past the spectacular view and beautifully manicured lawns.
The University of Sydney is set on 72 hectares of immaculately landscaped and tree covered parklands, providing an ideal setting for wedding ceremonies. In fact, the location has become so popular with couples that the University offers their own event management team, The Venue Collection, who can ensure your day runs smoothly and arrange a reception venue and catering.
Vaucluse House is an historic house located in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs which still retains the 23 acres that comprised the original estate. A combination of elegant pleasure gardens, native bush and a lovingly cultivated kitchen garden full of seasonal fruits and vegetables, it provides a stunning location for a garden wedding. Vaucluse House also offers a range of wedding reception packages.
One of Sydney’s most popular beaches, Balmoral Beach is home to some of Sydney’s most spectacular homes and features a stunning view across to Sydney Harbour National Park. A small white circular rotunda – perfect for wedding ceremonies – is set amongst the beach reserve garden.
With dreamy sweeping ocean views, The Boathouse is uniquely located on the Peninsula of Pittwater at Palm Beach. A bright and open space with a rustic jetty leading out onto the water, it’s the perfect place for a relaxed, beachside wedding ceremony and reception.
Considered one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches, and certainly the most iconic, Bondi Beach is a deliciously sun-drenched, seaside setting for a wedding ceremony. The nearby Bondi Icebergs offers the perfect place for your post-wedding celebration, with idyllic views of the beach and historic baths. Contact Waverly Council to book a Bondi Beach wedding.
Shelly Beach is a popular location for weddings. It’s nestled on Sydney’s Northern Beaches within a headland that faces west, back towards Manly’s well-known ocean beach. The picturesque locale features a grassy walk leading onto the small sandy beach and a lush grove of cabbage trees. For your reception, the nearby Le Kiosk is perfect.
5. Whale Beach
A sweeping sandy beach with clear aqualine water, Whale Beach is located in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, not far from the northern-most tip of the headland. To book a wedding on Whale Beach contact Pittwater Council. Jonah’s on Whale Beach offers the perfect reception location to follow a Whale Beach wedding. This exclusive ocean retreat offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and an award-winning contemporary cuisine.