When Brides think ‘destination Wedding’ they usually assume abroad is the only way to go, but with some of the world’s best coastlines and rugged landscape, why not consider a destination Wedding in your own backyard – Australia?
We’ve scoured the deserts and checked-out the islands (I know, tough gig) to bring you nine of the best spots in Australia for a destination Wedding!
An iconic Sydney venue that takes you back to the late nineteenth century with its historic furnishing, lavish chandeliers and ornate high ceilings. With a capacity for 60-100 guests, step back in time and have a Wedding fit for a king and queen!
2. Longitude 131, Alice Springs NT
For an intimate Wedding that takes advantage of the country’s most spectacular and famous landscape, Longitude 131 is at the top of the list. You can recite your vows with Uluru as your back drop and then continue your celebrations with a reception under the stars.
3. Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat, Kangaroo Valley NSW
For an intimate weekend away, Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is a gorgeous option. The venue can accommodate for up to 68 guests on site and you and your guests a have the whole 100 acres river property! Your Wedding ceremony can be held at the ‘Rock Cathedral’ or on a deck overlooking the valley and river below.
4. Glen Ewin Estate, Houghton SA
Fairies, this estate in SA will take your breath away and awarded South Australia’s best Wedding caterer in 2015, you know the food will be divine. Your Wedding will be hosted in an incredible garden setting surrounded by weeping willows and overlooking one of their gorgeous lakes. You can choose from two venues on the property; either the modern yet rustic gatehouse or the 100-year old Pulpshed.
5. The Lake House, Daylesford VIC
Set overlooking the lake, this venue has a number of spaces to host your dreamy destination Wedding!
6. Kimberley Sands Resort and Spa, Cable Beach WA
Have you always dreamed of a relaxed beach wedding? Well, Fairies, you can at Kimberley Sands Resort. This location provides a stunning backdrop for your Wedding by day and by night.
7.Hyatt Hotel Canberra, ACT
Surrounded by gardens and seeped in history, you’d never believe that this Wedding destination is just minutes away from our Capital City! This venue is sure to leave an impression on your friends and family.
8. One&Only Hayman Island, Hayman Island QLD
One&Only Hayman Island is the perfect location for your celebration of romance in the iconic Great Barrier Reef. You can choose from a range of venues for both your ceremony and reception.
9. Villa Howden, Hobart, TAS
Villa Howden is the perfect Wedding venue for an intimate ceremony and reception in Hobart. They offer indoor and outdoor ceremony options, from the beautiful Pavilion and Deck function room with bay views, lawn and Mediterranean-inspired courtyard gardens to the reception in Bruni’s Restaurant with gorgeous garden views.
Main image from Angela and Andrew’s Wedding. Photography by Nikki & Ashley Films and Stills.