If you’ve always felt akin to the forests of the Dandenong Ranges, then maybe your wedding should be there too. We have a list of 10 venues in the Dandenong Ranges that are just breathtaking. That’s what Australia’s about isn’t it. The beautiful scenery, the sound of birds, smelling the lush greenery. What’s there not to love about the Ranges? If you’ve been eyeing this area for your wedding, then what better time than now to have a look at the venues, no doubt you’ll find the one.

Cathies Lanes Receptions, formally known as The Grand Receptions on Cathies Lane, is located on 4.5 acres in the heart of Knox City.

Cathies Lane Receptions boast one of Melbourne’s largest, pillarless ballrooms which can be reconfigured to suit any style and type of occasion. Their Grand Ballroom seats up to 600 guests and comprises a spectacular 22m x 8m parquetry dance floor, suitable for wedding receptions, conferences, exhibitions, valedictories, graduations or any other occasion.

Cathies Lane Receptions is just 30 minutes from the CBD and 2 minutes off the Burwood Highway and High Street Road exits from Eastlink.

Their inspiring menus created and prepared by the award-winning chefs will delight your guests. The dedicated staff at Cathies Lane Receptions will work with you to create a memorable event to your specifications so that you can relax and enjoy the night.

Address: 90 Cathies Ln, Wantirna South VIC 3152

Phone: 03 9842 2473

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Balgownie Estate

This scenic venue in the heart of the Yarra Valley is located on a gorgeous vineyard estate. The idyllic landscapes and surrounds paint a perfect picture as a backdrop for your wedding photos. There is space for both the reception and ceremony here.

As well as accommodating the reception and ceremony, Balgownie Estate also has other activities on offer. There are spa treatments and beauty services available. There are a range of settings for the wedding to place, from the deck to the melba balcony, offering flexibility in planning your guestlist and seating pattern.

Price: Wedding packages available

Type of Venue: Winery, outdoors

Address: 1309 Melba Hwy, Yarra Glen VIC 3775

Phone: 03 9730 0700

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Olinda Tea House

Hosting from 20-120 guests, Olinda Tea House is a quaint destination with a romantic charm about it. With floor to ceiling windows in the reception building, the lush gardens and bush backdrop set the scene beautifully for the celebrations.

There is ample space outside to enjoy the great outdoors. The bifold doors lead to a stunning decking area where photo opportunities are endless. The seating area is flexible depending on your needs and elegant table decorations are provided.

Price: Available upon request

Type of Venue: Intimate, romantic

Address: 86A Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda VIC 3788

Phone: 03 9751 0556

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Forest Edge

An ultimate picturesque wedding venue, Forest Edge has award winning scenic beauty at the ready. The breathtaking views on the outside are truly something special. There is a stunning rustic vibe in this destination nestled amongst the trees.

The interior is an aesthetically pleasing building. There are floor to ceiling windows and doors to maximise the natural views outside. This is a perfect romantic wedding venue all year round, with top quality facilities available.

Price: Available upon enquiry

Type of Venue: Romantic, elegant

Address: 2905 Gembrook-Launching Pl Rd, Gembrook VIC 3783

Phone: 03 5967 7007

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Chateau Wyuna

Conveniently nestled amongst the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Chateau Wyuna is an award winning wedding venue. The heritage listed chapel is situated on 6 acres of glorious floral property. There is also a charming 1920s log cabin on the property.

For the wedding ceremony and reception, the log cabin or chapel are available. There is also ample outdoor space and enchanting outdoor ceremonies available. Couples can choose their backdrop from a delightful pergola on the lawn or the stunning waterfall garden.

Price: Available upon request

Type of Venue: Chapel, garden

Address: 170 Swansea Rd, Mount Evelyn VIC 3796

Phone: 03 9736 2555

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Poet’s Lane

Everything for a day of unforgettable and pure romance is ready at Poet’s Lane. Here you can find beautiful gardens, a stain glass chapel or gazebo, and a stunning backdrop for an indoor or outdoor wedding.

Poet’s Lane can cater from 80 to 170 guests with a magical experience guaranteed for any type of wedding. The elegant reception room looks over the expansive gardens. Stunning photo opportunities are waiting at every turn around the property.

Price: Available upon enquiry

Type of Venue: Outdoors, elegant

Address: 13 Sherbrooke Rd, Sherbrooke VIC 3789

Phone: 03 9755 2044

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SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

With spectacular views by day and stunning scenery by night, you simply can’t go wrong with Sky High Mount Dandenong as a wedding venue. Utop the mountain is a perfect place to start your life together in love and commitment.

The rooms and cuisine are world class, with fine dining options available. The lush gardens make a scenic backdrop for picturesque wedding photos to take place. The professional staff on hand offer flexibility in planning and accommodate to all your wedding needs.

Price: Varies depending on type of wedding

Type of Venue: Scenic, unique, romantic

Address: 26 Observatory Rd, Mount Dandenong VIC 3767

Phone: 03 9751 0443

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Tatra Receptions

Here is a premier garden venue weddings with love blossoming all around. With 10 acres of established gardens surrounding the property, Tatra Reception is beautiful and stunning at every turn. There is ample space for an outdoor ceremony and many options for an indoor reception.

The room sizes vary depending on the type of wedding. There is a large ballroom space or a rustic timber chapel. A wrought iron cupola or gazebo for the ceremony provides a rustic charm to the day. The ballroom can host between 80-250 guests.

Price: Venue hire available upon enquiry

Type of Venue: Garden, elegant, ballroom

Address: 1401 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd, Mount Dandenong VIC 3767

Phone: 03 9751 1065

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Mist @ Olinda

Situated perfectly in the Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens, this venue has no shortage of beautiful photo opportunities. It is a perfect venue all year round, with a gorgeous interior available during the cooler months. The bi-fold windows open when the weather is warm and overlook stunning exotic cool-climate flowers.

Mist @ Olinda is ideal for any wedding size, from a cocktail party gathering to a large, formal affair. The professional staff on hand can handle all matters for you and make sure your dream day comes to life.

Price: Available upon enquiry

Type of Venue: Garden, alfresco, exotic

Address: Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, Olinda VIC 3788

Phone: 0451 111 139

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Marybrooke Manor

Address: 10 Sherbrooke Rd, Sherbrooke VIC 3789

Phone: 03 9755 2755

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Wedding venues are important when it comes to your big day. Having the right place to start off the rest of your life is important. As it sets the vibes and the tone for years to come. Choosing which venue is tough, as they’re all amazing, but we’re sure that no matter which venue you choose, you’ll find somewhere where you can be yourself. Much like the person you’ve decided to marry. Finding the one, no matter if it comes to a person or a venue is important, and shouldn’t take lightly. So have a look at the venues and contact the ones you like, find out if your wedding date is available and if it is then lock it in. We’re so happy for you and no doubt this will be the best day of your life!

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