The South Coast of NSW has long been a favourite destination for weddings, and we can definitely see why!

Just a few hours drive from Sydney, it is a beautiful and convenient spot to give all of your guests a weekend away. The beaches and coastal areas are stunning, supported by the natural beauty of the native bushland, and the quirkiness of the towns dotted around the region.

On the Southern Coast NSW, they know what they are doing. Whether you are looking for a beach or country wedding, or something gorgeously vintage or glamorously modern, your dreams will be brought vibrantly to life here.

A celebration of food, family, and of course, love, you must look through our list of the best wedding venues on the South Coast of NSW.

In no particular order, here we list the editor’s choice Top 10 Wedding Venues South Coast (NSW)


1. Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

novotel wollongong

This is a beachside venue sure to take your breath away. The Novotel is a high-class group of hotels offering impeccable service and making stressful events easy. This spot boasts impressive facilities and stunning views, with a range of options for your ceremony and reception.

The Novotel caters for intimate celebrations from 30 guests to grand extravaganzas for 350. With accommodation, bars and a day spa all on site, your every desire will be attended to here.


2. The Sebel Harbourside Kiama

the sebel kiama

Kiama is an extra special place for a weekend escape, and just ideal for a romantic beachside wedding. The Sebel offers enough accommodation for every one of your guests making this an all in one venue where no one needs to leave (and will probably never want to!)

The range of versatile locations across this facility offer plenty of options for your ceremony and reception, and cater wonderfully to all sizes and styles of weddings, as well as all budgets. Talk to their experienced wedding planning staff today to find out more.


3. Oaklands Events

oaklands events centre

Oaklands caters for casual and formal weddings for up to 240 guests. Their experienced event managers are used to crafting personal and all-inclusive functions, and will work closely with you to ensure your dream day comes to life.

The buildings and grounds have been built to reflect historic rural farm structures and can be dressed up or down to suit your style.

This is a simply beautiful venue that offers a high standard of excellence in service and modern Australian cuisine that uses fresh local ingredients.


4. The Old Church at Milton

The Old Church at Milton

Built in 1883, this beautiful old church has now been converted into a sprawling residence. Now completely reborn as a sublime accommodation and event space, the buildings are surrounded by lush greenery, native bush and vibrant gardens, plus views across farmland and mountains.

Perfect for intimate and exclusive weddings, this space sleeps 6 and hosts up to 120 guests for your reception. With gourmet food provided by the one-hatted St Isidore restaurant, showcasing regional produce and boutique beer and wine.


5. Worrowing


At Jervis Bay you will fall in love with the lovely old Worrowing Estate. Restored into a comprehensive wedding and events venue, here you can wed, party, stay and start the perfect married life together.

Arrange your own caterers and other vendors to create the wedding of your dreams. Located just minutes from pristine white beaches and rugged bushland, all your guests will have a relaxing, fun-filled weekend.


6. Gibraltar Hotel Bowral

Gibraltar Hotel Bowral

These facilities provide a warm and inviting country feel, but with silver service and contemporary comforts. A boutique hotel and spa, this lovely venue provides opulent accommodation as well as comprehensive wedding facilities, so that every aspect of your wedding week can be looked after here.

Perched at the foothills of Mount Gibraltar, the entertainment complex includes manicured gardens, a lake, golf course, grand ballroom, and much, much more. For a day filled with colour, music, love and laughter, talk to the team at the Gibraltar Hotel.


7. Bannisters Hotels

Bannisters Hotels

There are two boutique hotels run by this company; Bannisters by the Sea and Bannisters Pavilion, and both are extraordinary venues to host a wedding.

Choose between three different reception spaces including the award-winning Rick Stein at Bannisters. The company has a dedicated events chef and a talented service team who will make every stage of the planning process stress-free.

For the discerning couple who want to put their own personal spin on their important day, theseare the reception venues of choice.


8. The Driftwood Shed

the driftwood shed

If you are looking for something quirky and different for your perfect wedding day, you must take a look at The Driftwood Shed. A gorgeously outfitted rustic venue, this quaint little spot at Terara has everything your vintage or country wedding needs.

The property has a self-contained cabin with stunning mountain and river views, and the 80-year-old shed filled with eclectic antiques and interesting pieces. There is also the private jetty and 200m of river frontage, ideal for ceremonies and photos.

This is a DIY venue, arrange your own catering and decorations – this is the essential blank slate with a world of character.


9. Seacliff House

seacliff house wedding venue

This country accommodation and entertainment estate has acres of green rolling hills and breathtaking views across to the ocean. An easy drive for guests who are just popping down from Sydney for the event, this stunning space is still a world away and feels like you have stepped into another land.

Choose from a number of spaces and backdrops for your ceremony, reception and photos, including the grounds, a refurbished barn or a marquee.


10. Riversdale at Bundanon Trust

Riversdale at Bundanon Trust

A stunning contemporary property with incomparable views over the river and highlands, this purpose-built space provides everything you need. Offering a variety of options for getting ready, saying your vows and dining and dancing the night away, this is an exclusive venue that only offers a certain number of booking slots per year. Make sure yours is one of them!



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