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.
Here is our list of the editor’s choice Top Wedding Venues in Wollongong!
Best Wedding Venues In South Coast
- Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
- The Sebel Harbourside Kiama
- Oaklands Events
- The Pavilion Kiama
- Growwild Wildflower Farm
- Mollymook Beachside Functions
- Wildwood @ Kangaroo Valley
- Gibraltar Hotel Bowral
- The Jackson Ranch
- Terara Riverside Gardens
- Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat
- Coolangatta Estate
- Cambewarra Estate Winery
- Lincoln Downs Resort Batemans Bay
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.
Address: 2-14 Cliff Rd, North Wollongong NSW 2520
Phone: 02 4224 3111
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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.
Address: 31 Shoalhaven St, Kiama NSW 2533
Phone: 02 4230 7500
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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.
Address: 3546 Princes Hwy, Pambula NSW 2549
Phone: 02 6494 3330
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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, these are the reception venues of choice.
Address: 87 Tallwood Avenue Mollymook Beach NSW 2539
Phone: 02 44547400
If you’ve been dreaming of an oceanside wedding, look no further than the Pavillion Kiama. This venue boasts a coastal location on the headland overlooking Norfolk Pines and Kiama’s Surf Beach.
No luxuries are spared with award wining onsite catering and impressive, air-conditioned dining rooms bathed in natural light. With packages based on a minimum of 80 guests, this venue is perfect for couples with larger guest counts.
Address: 2 Bong Bong St, Kiama NSW 2533
Phone: 02 4232 1419
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Growwild is a beautiful wedding venue and a secret gem of the Southern Highlands, bursting with colour and spectacular displays of Australian wildflowers. Set in 25 magical rural acres, just over one hour south-west of Sydney and less than 15 minutes from Bowral, this wildflower farm offers a truly unique experience.
Born from one family’s passion for both Australian native flowers and the beautiful Southern Highlands landscape, Growwild is a family owned and operated wildflower farm that has become an oasis of beauty in a rural bush setting. If you would like to organise a viewing, please get in touch!
Address: 916 Old Hume Hwy, Alpine NSW 2575
Phone: 0447 101 190
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Floor to ceiling windows offer a breathtaking view of the surf in this coastal paradise.Located 3.5 hours from Sydney and 2 hours from Canberra, this venue is unique in that it is located just near Mollymock beach with panoramic views of the beach and ocean.
With specials for winter, weekday, and even Friday weddings and flexible packages that can include decorations, you have plenty of options to make your seaside wedding a reality on a flexible budget.
Packages begin at a minimum of 8 guests and can accommodate up to 130 for a sit down dinner.The menu offers an impressive array culinary delicacies to choose from to build your dream menu.
Address: 72 Golf Avenue, Mollymook NSW 2539
Phone: 02 4455 1911
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Nestled within 100 acres of Kangaroo Valley’s stunning bushland, Wildwood offers outdoor elegance that will enchant your guests. Surrounding forests are the perfect backdrop for truly enchanting photos, and onsite accommodation is available for guests wishing to stay over night.
Whether you are a DIY bride or need some extra help styling, Wildwood has many packages to choose from to accommodate up to 90 guests.
Address: 407D Bendeela Rd, Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
Phone: 02 4465 2010
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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.
Address: 7 Boronia St, Bowral NSW 2576
Phone: 02 4862 8600
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Plan your peaceful getaway wedding at The Jackson Ranch. With plenty of overnight accommodation for guests, onsite restaurants and more, this is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway wedding.
This secluded, coastal property is located mid NSW South Coast and offers two different venue sites accommodating up to 90-120 for seated dining (110 to 150 for cocktail style) for your self-catered event.
Exchange vows onsite or host a beach wedding at some of the South Coast’s iconic nearby coastal spots.
Address: 101 Willinga Rd, Bawley Point NSW 2539
Phone: 02 4454 7400
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This retreat offers a unique atmosphere in that it is rustic and natural, yet modern and forward thinking. You can expect to find wooden and other Earthy, airy features with table settings or other décor straight so in vogue it won’t be in the magazines until next year.
This beautiful space offers a beautiful white marquee, tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery and glassware all included. For guests, there is3-day accommodation for up to 8 people on site, incredible locations to hold your ceremony, a commercial kitchen and more.
With this package, they are one of the most affordable all-inclusive wedding venues on the south coast. Host up to 120 guests for a garden getaway.
Address: 135 Terara Rd, Terara NSW 2540
Phone: 02 413 680 796
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With two gorgeous venues to choose from, Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat offers the option of their truly distinct rock cathedral or breathtaking sunset deck. One of the South coast’s best kept secrets, the breathtaking mountain views with leave your guests in awe, while the rock cathedral will provide truly one-of-a-kind experience and photos unlike any others you will see.
This space can accommodate 90 guests, or up to 130 with additional marquee and chair hire. With no curfew for guests to leave and onsite accommodations for up to 68 guests, this venue is perfect for couples who like to take their time with friends and family. Make sure you book your tour far in advance, as this popular location fills up very far in advance.
Address: 55 Radiata Rd, Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
Phone: 02 9053 8540
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This historic venue is perfect for couples looking for a refined, elegant atmosphere. With the beautifully restored 19th century estate, Coolangatta provides luxury and distinguished poise without the bustle of a city location.
Three different onsite venues accommodate up to 200 guests, making it perfect for couples with lots of out of town guests.In house catering offers plenty of packages to choose from, all giving couples a variety of options to tailor their event to suit their needs.
Address: 1335 Bolong Rd, Coolangatta NSW 2535
Phone: 02 4448 7131
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The sprawling vines and mountain backdrop provide an enchanting vineyard wedding experience. You must check out the adorable betty sunliner photo booth that gives couples enviously Pinterest worthy photos straight from a magazine.
Situated at the base of the majestic Cambewarra Mountain beneath the rolling hills of the Shoalhaven Valley, this breathtaking space can cater to cocktail events up to 300 and formal dinners up to 150 guests.
Address: 520 Illaroo Rd, Bangalee NSW 2541
Phone: 02 4446 0170
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This exquisite lakeside resort is the perfect place to exchange vows just steps from the tranquil Bay waters. Stunning grounds offer picturesque photo opportunities.
No need to worry bout where to stay on your wedding night since the resort includes one nights complimentary accommodation on in the premium Lakeview Suite for the happy couple.
This South Coast beauty offers floor to ceiling lakeside views for your reception that comfortably seats up to 90 guests.
Address: 11683 Princes Hwy, North Batemans Bay NSW 2536
Phone: 02 4478 9200