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7 Summer Venues To Celebrate Across Australia

By Equally Wed - Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019

Summer not only brings warm weather and sunshine, it also presents more options for an outdoor ceremony and reception. We have compiled 7 venues covering Australia, that absolutely shine in the summer time, each with their advantages of wide open spaces, sweeping views across the ocean or rainforest canopies where you can celebrate

Oakdene Vineyard, VIC

Oakdene is a picture-perfect venue to celebrate a wedding. The property boasts a 1920’s homestead, gorgeous art filled eclectic gardens and exclusive rustic train shed. We have a range of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces across the property available to host your ceremony and reception, along with various stunning photo locations and on-site accommodation for your wedding night. 

Breakfast at our Mr. Grubb cafe is also included for the morning after the big day. It is these features, along with award winning Restaurant and wine and excellent customer service, that makes Oakdene a very unique venue. 

Venue Capacity: 50 to 150 guests.

Photography Courtesy of Oakdene Vineyards

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant, Noosaville QLD

On the private lawn area, beside the Noosa River and surrounded by the magnificent Moreton Bay Fig Trees, with their enormous shady boughs supporting the evergreen foliage which is one of the reasons Noosa is so named, meaning “Shady Place”, an Aboriginal term.

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant and Bar specialises in wedding receptions and affordable packages are tailored just for you. Catering for large or small groups, we provide either a cocktail style or for a sit down dinner for stylish yet affordable Noosa wedding receptions.

Venue Capacity: Intimate 25 - 50 Large Weddings Up to 200.

Photography Courtesy of Noosa Waterfront Restaurant

Longview Vineyard, SA

The vineyard may be ours but the venue is all yours. Our lush ceremony lawn, sweeping verandahs and charming heritage barn is yours, all day,

Let your creativity shine as you use our simple, yet extensive reception spaces as your beautiful canvas to fashion a room that will wow your every guest.

What's more, up to 36 guests can stay in 4 star luxury on-site, as Longview offers 12 modern suites and gorgeous, restored homestead to complete the experience.

Venue Capacity: Weddings 25 - 150.

Photography Courtesy of Longview Vineyard

Longreef Golf Club, NSW

Set on the tranquil shores of Fisherman’s Cove, our breathtaking beachfront setting by Long Reef headland and aquatic reserve is the perfect backdrop for your special day. The spectacular water views of the Northern Beaches Peninsula, its secluded beaches, rock outcrops and our lush green golf course will provide you with some of the most gorgeous photo opportunities along the beaches.

Our manicured ocean front lawn is the perfect location for your beachfront ceremony followed by pre-reception drinks. We offer beautifully styled ceremony options as well as flexible and comprehensive wedding packages with some of the best culinary selections in Sydney.

Venue Capacity: Intimate Weddings 20+, Weddings Up to 250.

Photography Courtesy of Longreef Golf Club

Farm Vigano, VIC

With the Grand Dining Room, Gala Room and Italian Terazza all situated above the plunging lush Plenty Gorge Valley, Farm Vigano is the picturesque wedding venue you’ve been searching for. Be captivated by panoramic views from the Italian Terrazza as your function commences with canapés and drinks on our outdoor terrace.

Progress to the impressive Grand Dining Room or the more intimate Gala Room, where your guests will converse over an array of sumptuous food and wine. There is the option of choosing 'The Italian Passion' package, a sit-down dinner with a capacity of 120 guests, or 'The Italian Flair' package, a stand-up cocktail function catering for up to 200 people.

Venue Capacity: Intimate 20+, Weddings 200

Photography Courtesy of Farm Vigano

Pialligo Estate, ACT

At Pialligo Estate the lawns provide a perfect spot for a twilight ceremony followed by canapés while guests mingle in the early evening light. The garden pavilions provide a beautiful cocktail reception venue. For those with larger numbers, we have our stunning glasshouse available.

The unique rustic setting provides a stunning backdrop for your special wedding photos. Photographs can be taken in the olive groves along the stunning vineyard, pialligo estate lawn and perfectly manicured gardens.

Venue Capacity: Wedding Up to 250.

Photography Courtesy of Pialligo Estate

The Apple Shed, TAS

Located just south of Hobart in the naturally stunning Huon Valley is a large rustic barn surrounded by green pastures and old wooden buildings. The Apple Shed combines a casual country feel with modern design.

Our bar is stocked with plenty of Willie Smith’s ciders on tap, including limited seasonal releases throughout the year available exclusively at the shed. We also offer local wines, including Kate Hill and Home Hill wines, independent Tasmanian craft beer and a selection of non-alcoholic options.

Venue Capacity: Wedding 100, Cocktails 200

Photography by Willie Smiths Apple Shed

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