Secret Garden

    AT A GLANCE
  • Location: 121 Jonson St, Byron Bay
  • Capacity (stand-up): 140
  • Capacity (sit-down): 100
  • Price: from $1,500
  • Accommodation: Yes
  • Curfew: 11.30pm
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Secret Garden is just as the name suggests - a private oasis in the heart of Byron. This stunning landscaped wonderland is filled with hidden treasures including a variety of sculptures, a vintage school bus hand painted by Australian artist David Bromley and other painted outdoor artworks.

  

Huge palm trees provide the backdrop to this magical space. Other plants within the garden include African boag trees, succulent cactus and a huge mango tree.

 
Secret Garden has two distinct spots for a wedding ceremony; a raised platform in the middle of the garden or a gorgeous white undercover wedding pavilion. There is a building within the space which acts as a ‘marquee’ this is fitted with designer light fittings. It has an indoor/outdoor space which acts as a dance floor and two toilets within and a kitchen for catering staff.

The Finer Details
VENUE HIRE:

SATURDAY: $4,500.00

FRIDAY + SUNDAY: $3,500.00

CEREMONY ONLY: $1,500.00

MIDWEEK: $3,000.00

RECOVERY BRUNCH: $2,000.00 + GST
10am – 2pm (4hrs)

CORPORATE EVENTS: $1,500.00 – $5,000.00 By Negotiation

Venue hire includes 60 white chairs, kitchen area, toilets and undercover dinning for 120 guests.

Capacity:

100 seated, 140 standing 

MARQUEE:

Not required. There is an onsite building which acts as a marquee 

CEREMONY:

Secret Garden has a few distinct spots for a wedding ceremony; a raised platform in the middle of the garden, a gorgeous white undercover wedding pavilion, or a pebbled forecourt.

Curfew:
11.30pm
Catering:
Secret Garden comes with a designated 'Caterers Station'. It has water and power connected and a large single-door fridge but no commercial cooking or cool room facilities. The caterer generally will provide fees for the hire of all the necessary equipment to service your function. The kitchen in the Artist House is a domestic kitchen and is not provided for function use.
MUSIC:

Live music and amplified music is accepted 

Music slowed down/switched off 11pm 

Please Note: Secret Garden is an intimate setting for your function, as such it would be inappropriate to turn the volume beyond excessive decibel ranges. We respect your function is a celebration and good music may be a part of your plans. The band/dj location and speaker positions and decibel range is to be strictly adhered to certain rules and final determination on the extent and level of noise resides with the Secret Garden Management and must be enforced by the Co-ordinator. Guests staying in the Artist House can relocate there after the venue closes, however please respect our neighbours by keeping the volume reasonable, ensure the music stays inside and that it is turned off by midnight. Byron Bay Weddings will provide you with a list of pre approved musicians. PA equipment to be used, A pa system is supplied for all weddings & all musicians are to plug through this. The PA system is (2 x 1000w Powered 15'” PA speakers and stands with mixer & Microphone) & is an additional $250.00
PARKING:

You may bring up to six vehicles onto the property driveway zone (wedding party/parents etc). Being conveniently located in the heart of town, most accommodation is within walking distance to the Secret Garden. Alternatively, there is adequate street parking available along Jonson Street and Kingsley Street on weekends.

TRANSPORT:
There is a roundabout driveway out the front, which can drop guests off and pick them up.
DRINKS:

Secret Garden is currently a BYO premises and hosts can bring their own alcohol for the events. You and your caterer are responsible for the service of beverages to your guests. All service staff must have (RSA) to serve guests alcohol.

Toilets:
3 bathrooms on-site 
Accommodation:

For all wedding functions held at the Secret Garden, there is a requirement to book either the adjoining Artist House or our Beachfront Residence known as Birdland for a minimum of 2 nights.  Check in for accommodation at the Artist house is 2pm, Check out is 10am Only 13 people are permitted to stay at the Artist House

3 NIGHT STAY $1400 PER NIGHT (SLEEPS 12 GUESTS) TOTAL $4,200.00

4 NIGHT STAY $1250 PER NIGHT (SLEEPS 12 GUESTS) TOTAL $5,000.00

*There is also a nominal service charge of $350 per stay for linen, towels, beach towels and changeover clean

 

ARTIST HOUSE: Artist House is located on site at Secret Garden Byron Bay. The property formerly owned by well-known Australian artist David Bromley has loads of character, style, and charm. The original house has been transformed into work of art with hand-painted walls, coloured glass doors as well as modern finishings. Artist house compound includes everything on the property: artist studio, boat shed, 3-bedroom artist house, a vintage airstream caravan, Swedish hot tub, wood-fired pizza oven, veggie garden and stunning tropical gardens. The whole compound sleeps up to thirteen people

Artist House: 1 king, 1 queen & 1 bunk – sleeps 6

Boat Shed: 1 king & 1 king single – sleep 3

Beach Studio: 1 king with ensuite – sleeps 2

Airstream Caravan: 1 double – sleeps 2

 

BIRDLAND: Nestled amongst the unspoilt edge of Arakwal National park and direct access to the beautiful golden sands of tallow beach lies Birdland a very private and contemporary beachfront retreat.Simply chill out to the sounds of abundant native birds and the ocean or take a quick 2-minute drive to the heart of Byron Bay and enjoy all that it has to offer. Birdland is a laid back luxury retreat offering 6 bedrooms spread over 2 levels and has 3 ensuite/bathrooms, contemporary furnishings, light filled interiors and unpretentious simplicity.

Birdland is a laid back luxury retreat offering 6 bedrooms spread over 2 levels and has 3 ensuite/bathrooms, contemporary furnishings, light filled interiors and unpretentious simplicity. Reminiscent of Japanese pavilion style architecture, Birdland's unique design allows the accommodation to be shared by several visiting parties at any time with access to living quarters, bathrooms, laundries, kitchen, dining and entertainment facilities on each level, making it the perfect choice for family getaways and or couples, and large visiting wedding parties.

Other Details:

Curfew Note: Secret Garden is located in a commercial zone and as such has greater tolerance to noise than residential or rural zonings. Even so, we like and respect our greater neighbourhood and as such we require you to do the same. A strict noise curfew of 10.00 pm applies to any LIVE music. If you plan to have other music provided by a DJ, please plan your timings appropriately to ensure that music activity has ceased by 11.00 pm. All guests not accommodated in the Artist House to depart offsite no later than 11.30 pm. This gives all guests an opportunity to relocate to another Byron Bay entertainment venue within walking distance before the 12:00 lock-out.

Pets: Are allowed on the property only after approval by Secret Garden management.

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