Blue skies, white sandy beaches, and a strong love connection between you and your partner is all you need. Coffs Harbour is a destination with plenty of coastal views and surrounds. Renowned for its picture-perfect beaches, Coffs Harbour has many positive ticks for a wedding venue.

Discover places where your fairy tale romance can start its next chapter with the sand between your towns and the mountains in the background. Here are some of the top venues to get married at around Coffs Harbour.

In no particular order, here are the editor’s top choices for wedding venues and ceremony locations in Coffs Harbour.

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1. Opal Cove Resort

Coffs Harbour, NSW

Here is a venue that boasts beauty at every turn. The natural surrounds of Coffs Harbour provide tranquility and serenity while also providing the perfect backdrop setting for unforgettable photo opportunities. There are two stunning rooms to choose from with all facilities available.

The Opals Room overlooks the water’s edge. It can hold up to 176 people cocktail style or 120 people for a seated meal. The Ballroom is large and spacious, hosting up to 300 guests for a cocktail event or 300 for a banquet.

Type of Venue: Elegant, scenic, romantic

Price: Wedding packages available


2. Coffs Harbour Racing Club

Coffs Harbour, NSW

With spacious grounds, scenic views, and a relaxed interior, Coffs Harbour Racing Club has a wedding venue solution for all. The four rooms available can be tailored towards any party style, from a cocktail event to a seated formal meal. Guest numbers can be determined in consultation with the wedding planners.

From start to finish, you can expect a professional approach throughout planning your wedding here. There are many wedding packages available, each offering healthy and delicious meals for you and your guests.

Type of Venue: Relaxed, flexible

Price: Wedding packages available


3. Coffs Harbour Golf Club

Coffs Harbour, NSW

Offering up a perfect backdrop to your special day, Coffs Harbour Golf Club has scenic surrounds that bring the natural environment to life. There are three function rooms available that can cater towards a range of needs. Guest capacity can be determined with the help of onsite wedding planners.

All the finer details will be taken care of by your personal wedding and events planner. With professional touches that make sure your personal preferences are met, this is a venue that will impress from start to finish for your special day.

Location: Coffs Harbour

Type of Venue: Scenic, professional

Price: Varies depending on chosen function room


4. Aqualuna Beach Resort

Sapphire Beach, NSW

With sparkling poolside waters and overlooking the sapphire waters of the beach, Aqualuna Beach Resort is an ideal place for a waterside wedding. The onsite restaurant and function center, Papa H’s Bar and Grill can host from 10 to 150 people.

The catering is sure to please with plenty of drinks and meals packages to choose from. This is a great venue for a laid back, intimate wedding reception with plenty of views to enjoy. Photo opportunities are plentiful here to capture those special moments of marriage.

Type of Venue: Intimate, waterside, laid back

Price: Available upon request


5. Coffs Harbour Showground

Coffs Harbour, NSW

This venue has two large spaces to choose from for your special wedding day. It is a great place to host a large wedding affair, with the Norm Jordan Function Centre hosting up to 420 people and the Main Arena holding up to 700 people on the expansive green lawns. Coffs Harbour Showground sure knows how to host a party!

Both spaces can be quickly transformed into a magical and romantic setting, with table decorations and lighting options to please. With the open grounds, finding that perfect photo opportunity to capture your love will be easy.

Type of Venue: Large wedding, spacious

Price: Available upon contact


6. Friday Creek Retreat

Upper Orara, NSW

Surrounded by natural beauty in the rolling landscpaes, Friday Creek Retreat is somewhere which allows the essence of your love to blossom for your big day. From lily-adorned lakes to the pool deck overlooking the valley, you are bound to find the right place for your ceremony and reception alike.

There are packages available for small, intimate weddings. Guest numbers can be confirmed during the planning stages. There are a la carte menu options available for a delicious reception meal.

Type of Venue: Outdoors, intimate

Price: Small wedding packages available


7. BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort

Coffs Harbour, NSW

This beach front, tropical style resort is sure to bring the positive vibes for your wedding day. BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort is romantic and secluded in a truly peaceful setting. There is nothing quite like a ceremony where you can exchange your vows with the sand beneath your feet.

There is also a charming chapel available and sprawling lawns to provide ample space for a ceremony. There is also ample space for a stunning reception that can hold 160 people seated or 240 people for a cocktail event.

Type of Venue: Beachside, relaxed

Price: Wedding packages available


8. Villa Vivante

Korora, NSW

With panoramic ocean views, romance is surely in the waters at Villa Vivante. Close to Korora Beach and the Big Banana, Villa Vivante is a spacious venue with ample grounds and accommodation on site. There is also a large outdoor pool which can be a stunning backdrop for wedding photos.

In terms of guest capacity for either ceremony or reception, this can be discussed with the professional staff on site. There is plenty of accommodation to make this a destination wedding and a perfect weekend getaway for a great city escape.

Type of Venue: Beachside, resort

Price: Determined in consultation with the staff


9. Surf Club Restaurant & Bar

Coffs Harbour, NSW

Here is a stunning location that provides a romantic ambience as the sun sets into the evening. The Surf Club Restaurant and Bar offers a wedding kit to help with your planning needs and questions. The gourmet menus available can be tailored to your taste and desire.

Throughout the planning stages and the big day itself, there are many personal touches taken care of by the staff. There is even a chill out room for the bridal party to get ready and relax in. Guest capacity can be discussed with the friendly wedding planner onsite.

Type of Venue: Romantic, stylish

Price: Charged on consumption


10. Valla Beach Resort

Nambucca Heads, NSW

This stunning tourist park offers the best of natural scenery. A cute lagoon footbridge connects the site to kilometres of golden sandy shores of the nearby beach. A beachside ceremony is more than possible here.

For the reception, The Woolshed is a natural timber building with stunning verandas and a large dance floor. This building can cater for up to 250 people standing or 150 people seated for a meal. There are different menu and catering options available.

Type of Venue: Beachside, vibrant

Price: Wedding packages available


11. Riverside Ranch Retreat – Weddings

Yamba, NSW

If you’ve been dreaming of a fairytale wedding, this is the venue for you. Yamba’s Riverside Ranch is a destination venue with inspiring natural settings and sweeping riverfront views. It boast an all weather indoor outdoor reception barn with gorgeous on-site ceremony locations and offers your wedding party pool side riverfront accomodation.

The spacious grounds provide plenty of room for an outdoor ceremony. Photo opportunities are plentiful with a gorgeous riverside backdrop and unique trees lining the grounds. The reception can be held on-site with a capacity of up 150 people.

With over 50 acres of gorgeous land and less than 6 km from Yamba CBD, this waterfront venue is perfect for the rustic wedding of your dreams.

Type of Venue: Waterfront Ranch Style Rustic with accommodation

Price: $6,500 for 4 days / 3 nights includes accommodation (sleeps 8)


Parting Notes

Are you still dreaming of your beachside wedding or a country-loving retreat?

Hopefully you’ve found the inspiration you need to start this exciting wedding planning. Coffs Harbour is an ideal choice for a weekend getaway wedding or a coastal escape. It is popular amongst couples for its natural beauty and professional venues.



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