The east coast south of Sydney has some truly stunning gems tucked away. Whether hugging the coast or heading inland, there is spectacular scenery to enjoy at every turn. With native trees and colourful flora blooming around, it is no wonder that love is in the air.

A town somewhat unknown and untouched is Gerringong. This beauty can be found about 10 minutes south of Kiama in the Illawarra region. Although small in size, Gerringong is big on character and charm. With a dramatic headland, rolling hills, and unbeatable smooth access to countryside retreats, it is hard to pass up this destination for a wedding to remember.

In no particular order, here we list the editor’s choice top Gerringong Wedding Venues

 

1. Seacliff House

Gerringong, NSW

Here you can find the perfect wedding venue on the South Coast, boasting a romantic combination of ocean views and the dairy countryside. Sea Cliff House can host an extravagant event or an intimate wedding, depending on what best reflects your love.

There is space for 150 guests to join in the reception festivities. The new Barn building is your blank canvas to create your dream set up to celebrate your love. The space is yours to enjoy and you have total creative control on how to set up your wedding background.

Price: Available upon request

Type of Venue: Rustic, romantic, flexible

 

2. The Driftwood Shed

Terara, NSW

There are many reasons why this venue is so popular and books out quickly for weddings. The Driftwood Shed is a stunning property, encompassing five acres of gorgeous land on the banks of the Shoalhaven River. You can enjoy mountain views and parklike gardens here.

The rustic shed gives a countryside charm to the property. The Driftwood Shed encourages a DIY and unique feel to weddings. They have seating for 100 people with charming mismatched chairs. Perfection is within the quirks at this venue.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Rustic, charming

 

3. Bushbank

Kiama Heights, NSW

Just south of Kiama, this working farm property is also a stunning wedding venue and B and B. Around the 61 acres, there are sweeping hills and endless gullies, all overlooking the azure waters of Loves Bay. Photo opportunities are aplenty here.

An outdoor ceremony here offers spectacular views. There is a floral marquee which is exquisitely decorated to stand under as you tie the knot. There are different spacing options fo the reception, from an outdoor marquee to the rooms in the barn. Guest capacity can be discussed with the professionals helping you plan your big day.

Price: Available upon discussion

Type of Venue: Romantic, contemporary, scenic

 

4. Mercure Gerringong Resort

Gerringong, NSW

If you’re dreaming of a wedding day filled with blissful happiness, then the Mercure Hotel Gerringong is a venue that can provide just that. This South Coast resort can host up to 130 people to join in the celebrations of all that makes your love special.

From the quaint courtyard to the views of the rolling hills of Gerringong, there are many places for special moments to happen here. The property has an open bar to enjoy canapes and drinks next to the glimmering pool.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Elegant, romantic

 

5. Crooked River Wines

Gerringong, NSW

This venue boasts a perfect setting for a ceremony and reception, or just a reception if you’ve got a church venue in mind for the ceremony. With award winning chefs on site, winding vineyards, and rolling hills in the background, perfection awaits here.

There are different wedding packages available to suit your needs and budget. This venue won’t disappoint at any turn. There are stunning views for photo opportunities and delicious local wines to get the party started.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Winery, scenic

 

6. Willow Farm Berry

Gerringong, NSW

Here you can find a magical wedding venue with views that are hard to beat. Willow Berry Farm is a gorgeous countryside property that also has accommodation on site. More than a wedding venue, it is a private and romantic retreat as well.

With 160 acres of lush bushland surrounding the premises, you are spoilt for choice with photo opportunities. You have the choice to use the entertainment shed or bring your own marquee, meaning guest capacity is flexible. The paddocks, the creek, and the verandah can also be used as you like to celebrate your love.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Countryside, retreat, scenic

 

7. Gerringong Town Hall

Gerringong, NSW

For a simple and straightforward wedding reception, the Gerringong Town Hall will surpass your expectations. The historic building is beautiful on the inside and outside. It offers a convenient central location in the quiet town.

The space is ideal to get a party underway. With a commercial kitchen onsite, you can self-cater or bring in your professional caterer for the evening. The space is grand and expansive, with a large hall area. There is space for up to 200 guests seated. Seats and 55 tables are included in the hire fee.

Price: Available upon contact

Type of venue: Spacious, simple

 

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Parting Notes

A hidden gem on the South Coast, Gerringong is tucked away on the map but has so much on show once you’re there. The charming coastal views matched with the rolling green countryside hills present a unique charm to the town while making a stunning backdrop for your big day.

Gerringong is conveniently located, not too far from Sydney. The neighbouring towns of Kiama and Gerroa offer more idyllic spaces for a loved-up photo shoot. Around Gerringong, you are spoilt for choice with the type of wedding venue you want. From vineyards to mountains and gardens or beaches, all is on offer here.

Another major perk of Gerringong is the climate. Offering a refreshing coastal breeze in the summer and the warm rays of the sun in winter, it is ideal all year round. The peak times for weddings are the in cooler autumn months and the blissful spring time. You can find plenty of love in the air around March and November in Gerringong.

 


 

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