15 Waterfront Venues in Sydney That Make the Perfect Wedding Venue

With its natural landscapes, Sydney is one of the most scenic places in the world, so what better than to celebrate your special day right on its picturesque waterfront.

We’ve gone ahead and found the most spectacular waterfront views in Sydney… so sit back and take your pick!

Aqua Dining 

Situated above North Sydney Olympic Swimming Pool, Aqua Dining is the perfect venue for unrivalled waterfront views sweeping from Luna Park to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera house.

Image via Aqua Dining 

Beachside Dojo 

Uniquely located at a spectacular vantage point on Manly’s beachfront, Beachside Dojo offers water views in a private and tranquil setting. The white, crisp and relaxed Hampton’s style venue offers views through the famous pine trees as well as Sydney’s iconic Manly Beach from the outdoor rooftop terraces.

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Catalina is the perfect venue for extravagant dining experiences at Sydney’s most iconic harbourside restaurant. Located in Rose Bay, the panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Rose Bay, Shark Island and the peninsula of Point Piper are an outstanding touch to your perfect day.

Image via Catalina

Club Rose Bay

Situated on one of Sydney’s stunning Harbour Beaches and in close proximity to Rose Bay Ferry Wharf, Club Rose Bay is sure to impress your guests, being the perfect venue with its own private outdoor deck overlooking the bay and city.

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Dockside’s spectacular wedding venue offers magnificent Darling Harbour views for your special day, where the Dockside Team specialise in tailoring a package perfectly suited to achieve your dream day on Sydney’s Harbour.

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Manly Pavilion 

One of the most breathtaking waterfront wedding venues in Sydney, Manly Pavilion offers magnificent panoramic Harbour views, ideal for picturesque photos. This waterfront venue is ideal for simple and elegant events, perfect for your special day.

Image via Manly Pavilion  

Pier One Sydney Harbour

Why not say ‘I Do’ surrounded by water, with beautiful Walsh Bay as your backdrop? Pier One Sydney Harbour provides a stunning and unforgettable outdoor setting for your wedding ceremony. With Sydney Harbour Bridge as your backdrop and 180-degree views of Sydney Harbour, you are sure to create your own perfect fairy tale.

Image via Pier One Sydney Harbour

The Blue Room Bondi 

Set on Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, The Blue Room Bondi offers magnificent ocean views, being the ultimate function venue in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. This perfect mix of relaxed beachside and elegance will deliver an unforgettable experience from the moment you and your guests arrive.

Image via The Blue Room Bondi 

The Boathouse

Located on Shelly Beach in Manly, The Boathouse offers beautiful water views and a private setting for your special day. This perfect wedding reception is suited for both lunch and dinner events.

Image via The Boathouse 

The Island

Celebrating your special day on a floating open-air space has never been more perfect! The Island’s European beach club culture and 5-star service with an Australian backdrop of Sydney’s Iconic Harbour, the Harbour Bridge and Opera House are perfect for your special day.

Image via The Island


Luna Park Venues

Make your childhood fantasies come to life by celebrating your special day at Luna Park Venues. The grand arched windows show picturesque views of Australian icons; Lavender Bay all the way to Circular Quay. Being located in the heart of Sydney surrounded by the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge is a beautiful location for celebrating your wedding day.

Image via Luna Park Venues 

The Bather’s Pavilion

Situated in a striking building on Balmoral Beach, The Bather’s Pavilion contributes a mimetic relationship between venue and its waterfront service.

Image via The Bather’s Pavilion

Museum of Contemporary Art

Offering stunning rooftop views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay, the Museum of Contemporary Art uses all of Sydney’s iconic landmarks as part of your wedding backdrop. The serene views of water juxtaposed against Sydney’s skyline and city lights are a perfect addition to your special day.

Image via Museum of Contemporary Art

Zest Waterfront Venues at The Spit 

Located right on the beach at The Spit, Zest is one of the most popular choices of waterfront venues in Sydney. The relaxed, rustic boathouse offers your wedding a touch of glam with warm timber, imported stone and gold-leaf painted ceilings.

Image via Zest Waterfront Venues at the Spit  


Set on the rooftop of Cockle Bay Wharf, L’Aqua offers picturesque views overlooking Darling Harbour as the backdrop to your special day. Being one of the most popular waterfront venues in Sydney, L’Aqua is definitely a stunning location to be considered.

Image via L’Aqua

And there you have it, the 15 stunning waterfront venues in Sydney that you could potentially host your wedding at!

Happy planning!

Cover photo by: Aqua Dining

Written By Chante El-Zoghbi 

Posted in Planning, Venues by wedded wonderland

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