Happy Friday, good people! Today we are kicking off the weekend with a bit of coastal wedding inspo. After all, there’s nothing like a bit of fresh, seaside air to get your guests ready for a groove, and let’s not forget those wildly aesthetic water view wedding day snaps.
If you fancy tying the knot with sand beneath your feet, we recommend getting in contact with The Cove Jervis Bay. If it’s bevies galore you are after then Black Brewing Co should be at the top of your list. South Coast based and a fan open spaces? The Oaks Ranch has 300 acres worth!
THE OAKS RANCH
This heavenly venue is perched atop 300 acres of beachfront countryside on the NSW South Coast, and is an absolute must-visit for cruisey couples after a coastal vibe. The onsite function space glows with natural light whilst the timber floors and fresh white palette are the perfect blank canvas.
Location: Mossy Point, NSW
BLACK BREWING CO
Located smack bang in the middle of the Margaret River wine region, Black Brewing Co quite literally ticks all the boxes. We’re talking super shmick modern architecture, personalised menus inspired by regional produce and a focus on sustainable practices. As if all that wasn’t enough, this lush venue is also a brewery, winery and distillery and yep, we have contact details right here. Take a peep at Chloe & Dan’s real wedding here to see the venue in action.
Location: Margaret River, WA
BEACH BYRON BAY
Beach Byron Bay are as big a fan of options as we are. With the beach front on their doorstep, you can opt for a sandy wedding ceremony followed by tasty morsels from the venues renowned kitchen or you can utilise the open plan reception space all day long. Don’t even get us started on their fairy-light strewn deck. Check out Jayne & Ross’ wedding here if you fancy more.
Location: Byron Bay, NSW
THE COVE JERVIS BAY
As if the white sands of Jervis Bay were not enough of a drawcard, The Cove goes above and beyond as a wedding venue. There are packages to suit all couples with the option for curated welcome night do’s, recovery breakfasts and glamping, and accomodation for up to 126 guests. Aside from the numerous photo backdrops (national park on one side and ocean on the other) our fave element has to be the dedicated glam room that provides the perfect backdrop for you and your dearest ones on the morning of. Quick sticks! Get in contact here.
Location: Jervis Bay, NSW
PARRY BEACH BREAKS
After a chic all in one costal venue? Parry Beach Breaks, guys. Nestled in a sweet valley, Parry Beach Breaks is home to a huge venue space constructed of stone, steel and jarrah and is the perfect blank canvas for whatever vibe you are itching to create. The venue also provides multiple ceremony locations, including a super sweet outdoor chapel, and onsite beach front accommodation. Absolute cruiseville. Get in contact here.
Location: Parryville, WA
THE DRIFTWOOD SHED
Offering up rustic vibes galore, The Driftwood Shed is the perfect combo of coastal and country. Set upon 5 acres of land, this DIY wedding venue encourages customisation. They provide a venue space, an arbour made of railway sleepers and a marquee. The rest is limited only by you and your partners wildest desires. Take a peek at Kat & Dom’s real wedding here to see for yourself.
Location: Nowra, NSW
KAURI BAY BOOMROCK
With views for days, this super flexible venue caters to weddings of up to 250 guests and is located just under an hour from Auckland, meaning your guests’ experience is as breezy as they come. Locations for photoshoots abound with the Hauraki Golf sitting pretty in the distance. And guys, let us tell you, those hills sure do make for some pretty delightful golden hour snaps.
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
PEPPERMINT BAY HOTEL
This modern venue is located just a hop away from Hobart (if one hop = 35 minutes) and is a foodie destination in its own right. With a huge emphasis on local Tassie growers and producers your guests are on route for destination yum town. As for aesthetic wedding day snaps, all you have to do it pop a few minutes down to the waterfront and voila!
Location: Woodbridge, TAS
Exclusive and secluded, Earlando is a 6000 acre private estate located in the Whitsundays that boasts sublime views and oodles of options. Jetty’s, lawns and pavilions are just a few of the ceremony locations on offer. The definition of luxe, Earlando is nothing short of paradise.
Location: Cape Gloucester, QLD
FINS PLANTATION HOUSE
Set amidst 65 hectares of exotic fruit planation, Fin’s is the kind of venue that thinks for you. These guys include a whole heap of quality bits and bobs from fairy lights to a rose gold cake knife and most important, a private bathroom for the bride. Ten minutes from the Gold Coast Airport, Fin’s offers up the kind of easy breezy wedding planning experience we sure can get behind. Take a look at Bonnie & Jarrod’s wedding here for more.
Location: Tweed Heads, QLD
GLEN ALBYN ESTATE
Nestled on the Derwent River a mere ten minutes from Hobart, Glen Albyn Estate is the hostess with the mostess. With a swathe of reception sites on hand, these guys can sort you out wether you choose an intimate affair of 70 in The Atrium or a massive shindig in The Shed. We’re talking 550 seated guests, people! Being a Tassie venue keen on showcasing local produce, you can trust your guests will leave with full bellies and happy memories.
Location: Hobart, TAS
Harvest follow the simple formula of location, service, prep and quality grub. From elopements to big shindigs, these guys are keen to curate a day you’ll never forget. Bonus points for their deep-rooted adherence to sustainable practices. You can pop on in to try the food for yourself at their artisanal restaurant. Thank us later!
Location: Newrybar, NSW
A South Coast institution, Meribee House is your 1850s farmhouse fantasy come to life. Set upon 7 acres, Meribee offers up over 20 indoor and outdoor reception spaces, including under the stars dining and a 160sqm barn, ripe for styling. Plus, if you’re lucky and in season, Meribee can provide bucket loads of roses, grown on site, for your styling needs. Click here for Su & Neil’s Merribee wedding. Cute, huh?
Location: Nowra, NSW
RUSTY GATE WEDDINGS
If you’ve ever envisaged yourself tying the knot right up against the water, then we recommend giving Rusty Gate Weddings a solid research. With expansive views across Port Phillip Bay and Geelong, this coastal venue is also set upon a working olive grove. With oodles of space and views this good, how could you go wrong?!
Location: Geelong, VIC
Beach lovers eat ya heart out. The Shorehouse is perched right on Swanbourne beach and is the ideal location to hold the ocean view wedding of your dreams. Their private dining room can seat up to 100 guests, whilst the light, bright space offers up a chic canvas for a cruisey coastal wedding.
Location: Perth, WA
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