One of the most significant decisions about the biggest day of your life is finding the perfect venue. A wedding celebration can be set in different and unique places, and not everyone wants the usual walk down the aisle. Fortunately for those fun-loving couples, there are plenty of choices for the unconventional wedding service. Melbourne has several options that brides and grooms can say their vows in a way that best represents them as a couple. Take a look at these one-of-a-kind options and find out how you can make the most important day of your life just that more memorable.

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In no particular order, here we list the editors’ choice top 11 unique wedding venues in Melbourne.

 

1. St. Andrews Conservatory

Address: 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

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St. Andrews Conservatory offers an impressive and unique space for your nuptials. Located in the iconic Pumphouse Hotel, it is filled with natural light thanks to its glass ceiling. St. Andrews is a popular destination for weddings, birthdays and other celebrations. The gorgeous setting also includes delicate hanging bamboo lanterns that illuminate the room and offer a sense of romance for your special day.

Capacity: Up to 120 seated guests and 160 cocktail style

Type of Venue: Hotel

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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2. Montsalvat

Address: 7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham VIC 3095

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Montsalvat provides the perfect space for a fairytale venue for those who are looking for an enchanting way to exchange vows. With 12 acres of gardens, the site has a mix of architectural styles and rustic European beauty of the outdoors. Montsalvat allows couples to host their ceremony, photo shoot, and reception all on its grounds. There is also an Ornamental Pool

Capacity: Between 130 and 200 guests

Type of Venue: Garden

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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3. Fenix Events

Address: 680 Victoria St, Richmond VIC 3121

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Fenix is a popular destination for couples who want a waterfront wedding. Overlooking the Yarra River, the venue has two unique function rooms that can accompany large and small groups. It has a contemporary and modern design, heated outdoor areas and floor-to-ceiling windows. There is also a grand staircase that leads directly to the river.

Capacity: Between 50 and 350 guests

Type of Venue: Indoor/Outdoor

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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4. Red Scooter The Unique Events Venue

Address: 25 William St, Balaclava VIC 3183

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Red Scooter The Unique Events Venue features a spectacular sight no matter the wedding size. There is a lot of glitz and glamour in the details. The New York style experience begins in the car park, where guests are guided with aircraft landing torches into their respective spots. With an eye for the details, the Red Scooter could be the venue for you if you are looking for an extravagant way to begin your life together.

Capacity: Small and big rooms, up to 400 guests

Type of Venue: Ballroom

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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5. Farm Vigano

Address: 10 Bushmans Way, South Morang VIC 3752

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Farm Vigano is set on 16 acres in the Plenty Gorge Valley and can be the perfect backdrop for couples who are looking to get away from the metropolitan life in Melbourne City. The venue with panoramic includes a main dining room and Italian Terrazza. Wedding couples can also set up their ceremonies in the elegant beauty of the surroundings.

Capacity: Up to 120 guests

Type of Venue: Outdoor

Location: South Morang

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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6. Overnewton Castle Receptions

Address: 51 Overnewton Rd, Keilor VIC 3036

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The Overnewton brings a historic venue. One look and it is easy to see why the site has been host to thousands of weddings over the years. Set on four acres of English gardens, the family homestead was built in 1859, and it has since been fully restored. The gorgeous backdrop, floodlit gardens, fairy lights, and castle setting can be the romantic setting of your dreams.

Capacity: Call for more information.

Type of Venue: Outdoor

Location: Keilor

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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7. The Melbourne Zoo

Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052

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Not just for a leisure day visit, the Melbourne Zoo can offer the chance to take a walk on the wild side and consider exchanging vows among the animals. The world-class, award-winning tourist attraction has four unique reception venues to suit wedding parties of varying sizes: the Rainforest Room, the Bong Su Room, the Lakeside Room, and the Leopard Lounge. Another option, Giraffe Lookout, features the zoo’s newest architecturally-designed desk for a fun venue that is just a visual link to the Giraffe and Zebra exhibit.

Capacity: Call for more information.

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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8. Avalon Castle

Address: 1 Flora Cl, Cockatoo VIC 3781

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Avalon Castle can make your dream wedding come true with its beautiful stained-glass windows, exquisite dining room, gorgeous gardens, and a plethora of photo opportunities throughout the grounds. With accommodations available on site, the site can put the ease – and romance – into your special day.

Capacity: Call for more information

Location: Cockatoo

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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9. Carousel by food&desire

Address: 22 Aughtie Dr, Albert Park VIC 3206

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Situated on Albert Lake, the Carousel features an original and unique wedding venue around Melbourne. With spectacular city views, a Bel Air style entry, a revolving carousel dance floor, and sophisticated décor, this wedding venue is sure to be the perfect backdrop for a wedding day you will never forget.

Capacity: Call for more information

Location: Albert Lake

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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10. SEA Life Melbourne Aquarium

Address: King St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Another unique wedding destination, the SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium includes the opportunity to start your lives together surrounded by the majesty of beautiful sea creatures. There are several stunning spaces to choose from, and each of those options is themed and has the flexibility to accommodate wedding parties of all sizes.

Capacity: 200 to 500 guests

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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11. The Park

Simple in name, Melbourne’s The Park can provide a modern and unique venue for anyone’s special day. It has a style and elegance on every corner, including extravagant chandeliers, tiled walls, a mirrored ball, and natural light; with these features, your wedding will be a dream come true.

Capacity: 50 to 650 guests

Location: Melbourne

Price: Contact a wedding coordinator for price information.

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Conclusion

Melbourne has several options that brides and grooms can say their vows in a way that best represents them as a couple. If you are an adventurous, fun-loving soon-to-be husband and wife, you are sure to find a unique wedding venue in Melbourne that not only fits your budget and guest list, but speaks to your personality together.

 

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