Spring is one of the most beautiful times to tie the knot in Australia – there’s no Summer humidity and it is warm enough to embrace outdoor wedding ceremonies at wineries, beaches or your favourite park.
There is the lingering smell of blooming gardens, salty sea breezes or grapes maturing on lush vines, as loved up couples choose September for their big day.
Alannaha and Brycen at Crooked River Winery. Photography by The Evoke Company.
Just 90 minutes from Sydney, Crooked River Winery is nestled in a picturesque valley in Gerringong and is a destination unto itself. Established in 1998, this family-owned and operated winery sits between the mountains and the sea, offering wedding and function facilities with panoramic views via the on-site restaurant.
Maddi and David's reception at Crooked River Restaurant.
Enjoy your special day at this amazing venue where award-winning Chefs, experienced staff, beautiful wines – all grown, aged and bottled on the estate - and a backdrop that is second to none, are waiting to take care of every need; or if your heart is set on a church wedding, let Crooked River host your reception.
Whether you arrive in a limousine, by horse or helicopter…the possibilities are endless at Kooroomba Vineyard in Boonah. Imagine a photographer’s dream with a backdrop of magnificent mountains, spectacular views surrounded by nature, acres and acres of vineyards, lavender fields, olive groves and trees.
Choose a rural and rustic setting in the olive groves, or a sophisticated affair on the terrace, either way, your ceremony and location will be a truly unique experience for this special day. The dining room can cater for small or large wedding groups, along with cocktail-style receptions outdoors overlooking the lavender fields. Site visits are arranged by appointment and menu tastings can also be facilitated.
Olivia and Yohan's wedding reception at Hydro Majestic Hotel. Photo by De Lumiere Photography.
Create your dream wedding at stunning Blue Mountains venue, the iconic Hydro Majestic Hotel on Great Western Highway in Medlow Bath. A dedicated team of wedding planners bring years of experience and industry expertise to help couples create memories that will be treasured forever at this art deco-inspired hotel, where grandeur and elegant surroundings await.
A Parklands Marquee wedding at Hydro Majestic Hotel. Photography by Dreamlife Photo & Cinema.
Set on an escarpment with majestic valley views, the Hydro offers a variety of menu options from cocktail style to sit down three-course dinners, cheese platters and decadent chocolate fountains; all served with impeccable style. For those looking to start their honeymoon with flair, stay on site in a range of elegant guestrooms suitable for family and friends, with special reduced wedding room rates.
Outside area at Eleven Acres.
With a bushland and lagoon setting just minutes out of Bundaberg, Eleven Acres prides itself on being the premier wedding and function destination venue for the Wide Bay area and beyond. Located on Branyan Drive, take a stroll around lush grounds and pause by the lake to breathe in the fresh air and admire the stunning backdrop, ideal for wedding photos.
Rustic and natural wedding reception at Eleven Acres.
There are many places around the grounds to hold your ceremony with seating options including church pews or individual chairs; while the indoor dining space is fully air-conditioned and comfortably seats 120 guests. Award-winning Chefs offer dining options from shared plates, finger food and banquets to fine dining, all of which can be tailored to suit individual tastes.
A reception with water views at Lanzerac Country Estate. Photo by Melissa Brown Photography.
Set on five acres in the heart of the Barossa Valley, Lanzerac Country Estate on Menge Road in Tanunda is housed in a 105-year-old homestead with slate floors, arched windows and doorways, alongside brass chandeliers, making for a truly romantic wedding venue. Flexibility, intimacy and style are at the core of every Lanzerac wedding, tailored specifically to tell and celebrate your love story.
Sunset reception area at Lanzerac Country Estate. Photo by Melissa Brown Photography.
There are no inhouse caterers, drinks packages or menu, it’s all about letting your creativity shine through. Whether you prefer fine dining caterers, a mobile pizza oven, food trucks, gourmet barbeque or self-catered picnic… it’s your choice, with help from the Lanzerac team. Perhaps opt for exclusive use of the estate for three nights in the five luxurious suites available, with full access to all outdoor areas.
Say 'I do' in style at Bannisters by the Sea. Photography by John Benavente.
Say ‘I do’ on the rolling green lawns surrounding Bannisters by the Sea on Mitchell Parade in Mollymook, set high above gently lapping waves with picturesque ocean panoramas. With three reception venues – Rick Stein at Bannisters, the pool bar and pavilion rooftop – there is a setting to suit even the most discerning wedding parties.
Coastal luxe wedding reception at Rick Stein Restaurant. Photography by John Benavente.
Luxe coastal décor and sprawling ocean views make the iconic Rick Stein restaurant a sophisticated and stylish wedding venue, with the capacity to seat 90 guests, or 130 for a cocktail event. Boasting one of the most enviable views in Mollymook, the pool bar seamlessly merges a stunning infinity pool with the Pacific Ocean, with cocktail or feasting menus available for up to 100 guests.
Those looking for a secluded and spacious venue nestled in the treetops will choose the rooftop at the pavilion where a modern bar and restaurant can cater for 80-200 guests.
Sunset at The Coast Bar & Restaurant.
Located on the edge of Brisbane Water at Gosford, only an hour and a half from Sydney’s CBD, The Coast Bar & Restaurant is one of the most beautifully positioned restaurant and function spaces the NSW Central Coast has to offer and the ultimate seaside wedding venue. Relax with a drink in hand on the spacious alfresco terrace and watch boats sail by, or indoors where hardwood floors and rich colours create a classic and sophisticated vibe.
Whimsical wedding reception at The Coast Bar & Restaurant.
Wedding packages range from party platters and canape selections to set menus, buffets and banquets; along with event decoration and design stylists to help bring to life your vision of what your special day should be like. There is lift access for those who need it and the private function space has direct access to your own deck area; while the restaurant and bar feature a wood-fired pizza oven, open seating and indoor service area.
Katelin and Joel's elegant reception at Hotel Richmond, Photography by Dan Evans.
Nestled in a 1920s art deco building on Rundle Mall, Hotel Richmond presents a sophisticated and glamorous wedding venue in Adelaide’s CBD. Imagine the laughter, music, food and happiness the staff at this elegant hotel can help you plan in the New York loft-style First on level one, self-contained private space Balcony Room on level two, or the Green Room which is ideal for smaller groups.
Hotel Richmond offers complete wedding packages, ranging from the ceremony and reception to hotel rooms to accommodate the wedding party and guests, alongside various menus to suit a wide variety of events and tastes. Menus and packages can also be customised to suit individual needs and after the happy occasion, guests can stay in one of 30 contemporary designer rooms and suites.
For all of you planning a Spring wedding, we wish you a wonderful day and a lifetime of happiness!