Just a beautiful two-hour drive south of Sydney is a land that time forgot. If you are looking for a wedding location that is relaxed and welcoming, yet refined and luxurious, Kiama and the surrounding region are the perfect choice for you.

Check out these wedding reception venues in Kiama – the range of coastal, country, heritage,and contemporary options mean there is something to suit every style of celebration and every couple’s unique personality.

In no particular order, here we list the editor’s choice Top 10 Wedding Reception Venues in Kiama

 

1. Bush Bank

This is a stunning heritage homestead on an expansive country property surrounded by breathtaking views of hills and bushland. Wonderful for casual and intimate wedding celebrations, if you are looking for something unique and memorable then Bush Bank is just for you. With a number of spaces for your ceremony, a gorgeous marquee for your reception and warm bed and breakfast accommodation for the bridal party.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Country, historic

Location: Kiama Heights, NSW

 

2. The Pavilion Kiama

The Pavilion is a waterside venue of elegance, sophistication,and fun. Perched right on the beach, the ocean views are spectacular, but this is just the start of the charm of this venue. The interiors are modern and opulent with a number of different sized rooms for your perfect day, all of which are beautifully lit and boast those amazing views.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Waterfront. contemporary

Location: Kiama, NSW

 

3. Seacliff House

A land of ocean views and rolling green hills, this is an enchanting place to tie the knot. Seacliff House is a unique reception space and accommodation venue conveniently a couple of hours from Sydney. The outdoor locations with countryside backdrops are superb, and you can choose from a marquee or tepee reception or the stunning blank canvas of the barn.

Capacity: 150

Type of Venue: Country

Location: Gerringong, NSW (12 minutes drive south of Kiama)

 

4. The Sebel Harbourside

With the luxury and service of an internationally renowned hotel group and the friendly welcome of a small seaside village, the Sebel Harbourside is the best of both worlds. Choose from a garden ceremony nestled in the greenery or overlooking the water then move to a reception in the splendid banquet space. This is an intimate, inspired and idyllic wedding paradise and the perfect start to married life.

Capacity: 140

Type of Venue: Waterfront

Location: Kiama, NSW

 

5. Mercure Gerringong Resort

A perfect venue for every need on your wedding day, you will have it all when you choose the Mercure. From the day spa and accommodation to help you prepare, to spaces for your ceremony, photos and reception fun, everything has been thought of. For dining options you can select a range of styles from casual and relaxed to formal fine dining, in the restaurant and terrace rooms. A simply lovely blank slate ready to be personalised for your day.

Capacity: 130

Type of Venue: Hotel

Location: Gerringong, NSW (12 minutes drive south of Kiama)

 

6. Crooked River Wines

With a passion for food, fun,and romance, this is the ideal setting for a lovely wedding day. Crooked River is surrounded by lush vineyards and rolling hills that look vibrant and beautiful in all seasons. Your celebration will be a feast for the senses with premium wine and boutique beers as well as gourmet cuisine from the restaurant. There is also the gorgeous Willowvale Estate House on the grounds with accommodation for the whole bridal party.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Winery

Location: Gerringong, NSW (12 minutes drive south of Kiama)

 

7. Jamberoo Resort

A refined rural setting for a fantasy wedding day – what more could you ask for? This is a modern resort space with luxury holiday facilities, a restaurant and much more. Jamberoo offers a riverside garden ceremony, a number of reception options and even accommodation for all of your guests. You will be enamoured by the French-styled bridal suite and will never want to leave.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Country

Location: Illawarra, NSW (25 minutes drive north of  Kiama)

 

8. Willow Farm Berry

A little further south and inland from Kiama, Willow Farm was simply too spectacular to leave off this list. This enchanting and lush countryside setting will provide magnificent backdrops for your wedding album, including some cameos from friendly farm animals and wildlife.

The luxury accommodation will astound, while the repurposed entertainment shed is an inspiring blank canvas just waiting for your decorative touches. The ultimate relaxing destination wedding.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Farm, country

Location: Berry, NSW (20 minutes drive from Kiama)

 

9. Mountain Ridge Wines

A hop, skip and jump from Kiama, and well worth a visit is Mountain Ridge Wines. This is a contemporary restaurant venue with floor to ceiling windows showing off panoramic views of the stunning countryside surrounds. A working farm and vineyard, the outdoor ceremony spaces are sublime and your photographer will be blown away by the photo choices. This is where romance comes to relax and unwind.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Winery

Location: Coolangatta, NSW

 

10. Kiama Leagues Club

For wedding celebrations of all sizes and budgets, your guests will be wowed by the service and facilities at the Kiama Leagues Club. The dedicated event planner will help you design the wedding of your dreams whether big or small, casual and relaxed or formal. The auditorium will be decorated to your personal style and provide the celebration space with it all.

Capacity: 120

Type of Venue: Contemporary

Location: Kiama, NSW

 

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Final Thoughts

An easy drive south of Sydney, Kiama is a gorgeous spot of lush green hills, abundant wineries, crystalline beaches,and ocean views. This offers an easy day trip for Sydneysiders, but everyone should be encouraged to take a whole weekend break away and explore the region.

Some of the state’s most picturesque little villages are scattered along this part of the coast offering shopping, spa trips, dining, wine tasting,and luxurious accommodation.

You will be spoilt for choice of photo backdrops with the coast and countryside to choose from. While most of the year is mild in Kiama, the best time for a wedding is in spring. It is beautiful and vibrant in all seasons,however, and you will simply fall in love with this place.

 


 

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