Without a doubt, Byron Bay is home to some of Australia’s most incredible wedding venues. Offering the very best of a rural hinterland or pristine beach setting, finding your dream property to host a destination wedding has seriously never been easier. What more, is this unique environment is blessed with warm weather year-round. No need to cross winter off your list, we think it’s one of the best times to tie the knot!
Byron doesn’t just offer couples the ultimate place to get married, the region also exists as one of the most desirable holiday destinations in Australia. There are accommodation options suited to any budget, magnificent beaches, activities galore and a buzzing town full of nightlife and incredible restaurants. Trust us, your guests will appreciate the excuse to take a holiday.
We have narrowed down 12 of Byron Bay’s top wedding venues. Whether you have your heart set on a more intimate dining experience or a grand affair inside a lit up marquee – we promise there will be a venue which ticks all the boxes. Each of these properties are unique in the sense that they allow you to have the entire place to yourselves. For the entire day.
An elegant, early 1900’s heritage property nestled in the heart of the old Bangalow town. Bangalow Guesthouse’s beautiful grounds are bordered by Byron Bay Creek and high, deep green hedgerows to ensure utmost privacy for the celebrations of your special day. A beautiful 100-year-old Mulberry tree also invites the perfect setting for a intimate picnic or place to relax.
Between your ceremony and reception, your guests may explore the tranquility and all the charm that Bangalow Guesthouse has to offer.
BAREFOOT AT BROKEN HEAD
Is your heart yearning for a secluded beach wedding? Barefoot at Broken Head is your venue.
Renowned as one of the most spectacular venues to host an Australian beach wedding, ceremonies are captured with magical seaside vistas stretching up and down Byron’s stunning coast with your reception to be hosted in the privacy of your own property. Celebrate and relax in luxury accommodation, sleeping up to 14 guests.
This lush beach house is located just a short walk through a winding bush path and sand dunes to the world famous surf break at Broken Head. Utmost seclusion and exclusivity define a wedding at this impeccable Byron oasis.
BYRON BAY SURF CLUB
You can’t get much closer to the beach than this. The Byron Bay Surf Club is situated right on Main Beach in the heart of Byron Bay’s township. Host your ceremony and enjoy canapés upon the venues spacious deck and mesmerising ocean views. As the evening progresses, take use of the club’s ample space inside for a formal sit-down dinner and an evening to dance the night away…
The Byron Bay Surf Club ticks a lot of boxes on the things to consider when booking a venue for your destination wedding. It has a convenient location, ocean views, on-site catering facilities, a late curfew and is wet-weather friendly… The venue is also currently undergoing some renovations which will be give it a fresh new look in time for this season’s weddings.
byronviewfarm is undeniably one of Australia’s most luxe wedding venues and as the name suggests, expresses the most phenomenal views. Perched on the highest point of a secluded hilltop, a wedding at byronviewfarm invites you to almost 360 degree uninterrupted views across the hinterland and Byron Bay’s coastline.
The central focus of this rural private property would have to be the classic white cottage with a spacious, wrap-around verandah. Here you are invited to host an intimate dinner for your reception and stay the night, serving as the ultimate designer accommodation for your special day. For the larger wedding, you can’t go past the set-up of a clear marquee. Watch the most beautiful sun set as your guests settle in for speeches and dine under the stars of a clear country sky.
A gorgeous hinterland venue, purposely built to host romantic weddings in mind. Earth House celebrates raw beauty in every way. Constructed from rammed earth, the venue presents soaring timber beams throughout and embodies the most natural rustic charm. Perhaps the most intriguing feature of this rural wedding venue, is the spectacular mountain and hinterland views.
The owner’s philosophy is tasteful simplicity, inspired by the natural environment surrounding the venue from all angles. It is the perfect blank canvas for any wedding, offering you full creative license when it comes to styling. The versatile barn-style space consists of an impressive large room with an open fireplace, polished concrete floors and opens onto a large verandah suspended over the Corndale Valley.
THE FIG TREE
Imagine starting your day with a ceremony sheltered underneath a 150-year-old Moreton Bay Fig, with a backdrop of rolling hills, Julian Rocks and the Byron Bay lighthouse.
Relax poolside at cocktail hour, dine under the stars for your reception and reside in the property’s boutique onsite accommodation. The Fig Tree is a well-known restaurant in the gorgeous town of Ewingsdale. The venue boasts an air of classic romance and contemporary elegance to every aspect your wedding. Your wet weather plan B has never looked so desirable either, with the fresh, white indoor space capturing the same incredible outlook over Byron Bay.
FORGET ME NOT
Seeking a grander scale wedding but still want to capture that rural atmosphere? Forget Me Not will deliver just that and more. Accommodating up to 150 guests and set on 100 acres of pristine rolling hills, this is the ultimate venue for couples seeking an impressive hinterland property that is secluded as well situated only a 10 minute drive to the main town of Byron Bay.
Forget Me Not is incredibly romantic. Prize winning gardens, lush rainforest, a hidden waterfall and a spectacular lake filled with water lillies frame this beautiful venue. As night falls, witness the mood change as light reflects off the lake and stars sparkle in a clear country sky. Perhaps one of the best ways to describe it, would be purely magical.
Welcome to Hinterland House, an historical mansion set in one of Byron Bay’s most sought after regions, Bangalow. Just a 15-minute drive west of Byron’s town centre, experience old world charm and romance, inspiring a Great Gatsby style wedding.
Set on 20 hectares of lush gardens and rolling hills, Hinterland House commands views over a picturesque macadamia farm. Invite your guests to arrive upon a winding driveway framed by impressive palms, leading you to a majestic property with concrete masonry walls, a massive hipped roof, a wraparound veranda and stained glass detail.
This historical homestead sleeps up to 20 guests, of whom also will enjoy a sparkling sun drenched 13 metre salt water swimming pool and the property’s manicured gardens. Appoint your wedding day with utmost charm and effortless elegance.
Secret Garden will be the perfect setting for an intimate gathering of friends and family in the surrounds of striking gardens and artistic interiors. Huge palm trees provide the backdrop to this magical space with other beautiful fixtures within the garden including African boag trees, succulent cacti and an impressive mango tree.
There are two distinct spots for a wedding ceremony; a raised platform in the middle of the garden or a gorgeous white undercover wedding pavilion.
THE FIGS BYRON
Nestled in an idyllic private garden and rural oasis in the heart of the beautiful Byron Shire, The Figs Byron features stunning panoramic views from the Nightcap Ranges National Park to the iconic Mount Warning, Mount Chincogan and the Pacific Ocean at Brunswick Heads. This enchanting venue is framed by four magnificent 250 year old fig trees.
The 10 acre property also features expansive and stunning subtropical gardens and a myriad of rare and exotic palms, flowering trees and shrubs. Not only do these gardens and stunning views invite multiple options for the wedding ceremony site but they offer spectacular backdrops for your photos.
On site amenities include a lovely grassed reception site surrounded by gardens, with views from the mountains to the sea, large enough to accommodate a 20m x 10m marquee, and high quality accommodation for 8 in the newly built deluxe apartments, with an additional 6 in the newly renovated fully self-contained cottage.
THE ORCHARD ESTATE
Set across 100 acres on a macadamia nut orchard in Byron Bay’s hinterland, The Orchard Estate is a breathtaking wedding venue overlooking the spectacular Nightcap mountain range. It stands alone to offer you complete privacy and serenity.
As an architecturally impressive structure, it is as stunning as it is user-friendly. The venue features a purpose built contemporary barn, showcasing polished concrete floors, crisp white walls and dark framing. Styling is a dream, requiring very little decor to turn your reception into something you’ll be mesmerised by. Our favourite moment of an Orchard Estate wedding would have to be moments before the afternoon fades into night, where we witness a panoramic golden sun setting upon the rolling hills.
Evoke an enchanting fairytale atmosphere at this wildly romantic 5 star wedding venue in Byron’s hinterland. Victoria’s gives us a nostalgia for boutique European accommodation, beautifully appointed with immaculate gardens, marble floors and Juliet balconies.
We find this luxe venue ideal for couples who wish to spend as much time as possible with their family and friends throughout their wedding festivities. Victoria’s can accommodate for up to 18 guests, allowing you to stay within the same premise with your nearest and dearest – particularly important for those interstate and far-travelled couples.
Come on and let us entice you with a candle lit dinner under a grapevine canopy and ocean views…