Sometimes we forget how blessed we are living in a spectacular country with such diverse landscapes. Whether you’re dreaming of making your vows atop a mountain, or would prefer the striking desert backdrop, Australia truly is the place for you.
With so many places to host your wedding, we’ve made your decision that little bit easier by picking out our top 12 Australian wedding venues with a view.
Located among the throng of Double Bay’s boutique shopping and cafes, the view from the InterContinental Double Bay’s rooftop lounge is unparalleled offering clear vistas over the famous Sydney Harbour.
Situated on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island, Southern Ocean Lodge and provides a backdrop of national park, rocky headlands and long stretches of sugar-white sand.
Surrounded by 73 acres of lush countryside, this venue combines the best of NSW South Coast with spectacular ocean and valley views.
West Australia’s Eagle Bay Brewing Co offers a rustic backdrop to a wedding reception with sweeping views over rural landscape, bush land and the Indian Ocean.
Located in Northern NSW to the backdrop of the famous Byron Bay hinterland, Koonyum Range Retreat is the ultimate destination for the beach wedding.
Set on 130-acres of wooded peninsula surrounded by crystal blue waters of the Great Oyster Bay, Thalia Haven gives brides access to five-kilometres of coastline, including a private garden and sand beach.
Horizon is a luxury home just a short drive outside of Byron Bay that can host the wedding, reception and accommodation, all in the one location.
This 40-acre property features newly completed accommodation and offers brides and grooms a range of backdrops to create their dream wedding, from stables, horse yards and sheds to bushland and paddocks, Spring Spur Stay is set against the mountain peaks of North East Victoria.
Koreelah is set on 10-acres of tropical landscape and is just a four-minute drive from Byron Bay. It has glimpses of the coastline and Mt Warning and of a night, the property is lit up as the light house light shines of the land.
Stones of Yarra Valley has been built around the weather-beaten remnants of an old-world barn and is situated in the premier food and wine region of the Yarra Valley. This property boasts uninterrupted views across the vines and the Great Divide.
Established in 1981, Fig Tree is Byron Bay’s most awarded restaurant and has a number of options for the perfect ceremony backdrop including our favourite, beneath the huge fig tree with views over the ocean, lighthouse and Julian Rocks.
This property is perfect for rustic romance with its lush green vineyard, 100-year old sharing shed and river bend.
This list was put together with the help of Amy and Melany from WedShed, the new online platform that handpicks some of the most unique and exciting wedding venues from around the country. www.wedshed.com.au