Romantic Beach Wedding Venues in Australia

Australia’s incredible climate and diverse scenery means that you can say “I do” with a backdrop of rolling waves and golden sand, followed by dancing the night away in a garden setting or an elegant indoor soiree.

We know that deciding on a wedding venue can be tough and finding something that ticks all the boxes is even harder. Whether you’re dreaming of a beachside wedding or a ceremony surrounded by lush greenery, these beachside destinations will bring your dream wedding to life.

Mantra Lorne, Great Ocean Road, VIC

Experience the serenity of this magical coastal venue set on the Great Ocean Road. Complementing a modern, classic or old-world style theme, the unique historical venue will wow your guests.

Venue: Mantra Lorne, Great Ocean Road

Bring your special day to life at the elegant beachfront venue, Mantra Lorne. The venue is the perfect blend of spectacular coastline and lush green hinterland, all set on the historic Great Ocean Road – only 90 minutes from Melbourne.

You’ll have the choice of eight settings to suit your wedding size, along with a number of packages that can be tailored to your desires. The Sea Grass Lawns provide a lush outdoor venue for your ceremony, for the reception to follow, we recommend the beautiful heritage listed Erskine ballroom. The Heritage Erskine ballroom is set in its original pressed tin walls and timber floorboards, along with original barn doors and mesmerising stained glass windows.

Mantra Lorne offers a variety of services to assist in making your day run smoothly, from your own dedicated wedding coordinator, gourmet catering in house DJ and photographer, as well as stylish resort accommodation for your guests. . Dining options include the chef’s selection of canapes to start, three-course alternating dinner with options like the slow cooked lamb shank with buttered mash and roasted root vegetables, and beverage packages to compliment. In our eyes, no occasion is complete without a wine and cheese platter, so you can opt for a selection of Australian cheeses, nuts, dried fruits and crackers too.

With echoes of the sea and endless photo opportunities, our wedding venue Mantra Lorne has all the elements for a picturesque wedding day.

Venue attributes:

  • Eight venues across 12 acres of lush green grounds
  • Beach or garden wedding venues
  • Choice of rotunda, croquet lawns, corner café, heritage laneway or beach ceremony locations
  • Reception venues including the Heritage Ballroom, Heritage Dining Room, The Observatory, or the Convention Centre
  • Menu styles include three course menu, buffet or canapes
  • 277 accommodation rooms
  • Dance floor option available

Wedding venue sizes:

  • Heritage Erskine Ballroom – 300 guests cocktail style and 180 banquet style
  • Heritage Dining Room – 150 guests cocktail style and 110 banquet style
  • Convention Centre - 300 guests canape style and seated
  • Private dining room – 80 cocktail style and 45 banquet style
  • The Observatory – 60 guests cocktail style and 40 banquet style
  • Beach – 300 guests

This wedding venue is perfect for:

  • A picturesque coastal wedding easily accessible from Melbourne
  • A bride and groom looking for a choice of indoor/outdoor ceremony and reception spaces that can be themed to suit any event type
  • A wedding venue with historic significance in a world-famous location
  • A venue that can accommodate 300 guests
  • Countless photo opportunities to look back on forever

Is this your dream wedding venue? Find out more about what Mantra Lorne has to offer here, and download our wedding kit.

Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff, Northern NSW

Make the most of the sun and sand, bringing to life either a garden party or beachside wedding.

Venue: Mantra on Salt Beach, Northern NSW

Imagine walking down the aisle on your special day amidst lush tropical gardens, followed by stunning wedding photos along Salt Beach. This outdoor wedding venue provides a choice of styles and backdrops, so you can make it truly unique.

Mantra on Salt Beach provides a number of options for a beachside wedding, either on the sand or simply overlooking the water.

Hold your ceremony in the Zig Zag Gardens with ceremony coordination, white guest chairs and more included in the organisation of this venue. Or if your dream is to tie the knot with the sound of waves crashing in the background, opt for the beach wedding packages with white parasols, white guest chairs and aisle runners. Continue celebrations in the Plantation Room hosting up to 220 guests, or for a more intimate reception, celebrate out on the Pool Deck.

Tantalise your taste buds with menu options like sous vide loin of sumar with grazed Byron Bay pork, compressed cucumber, apple gloss and frisee to start, with confit duck with onion, forest nuts, celeriac puree and porcini jus to follow. To finish, the dessert bar will satisfy the sweet tooth with assorted French tartlets, macaroons, cheesecake and chocolate macadamia nut brownies just to name a few.

Venue attributes:

  • Choice of beach or garden wedding venues
  • Plantation Room or Pool Deck for reception
  • Menu styles include cocktail, buffet or plated menu
  • Dance floor option available
  • Stylish accommodation rooms and suites for 20 minute drive from the Gold Coast airport

Wedding venue size:

  • Plantation Room 220 guests cocktail style and 180 guests banquet style

This wedding venue is perfect for:

  • A chic yet relaxed Kingscliff seaside wedding, easily accessible from the Gold Coast airport
  • A tropical garden wedding or beachside in front of glistening surf and sand
  • Classic and modern style weddings with the two reception options easily adopting your preferred style.
  • A host of delectable catering options inspired by the northern NSW region
  • Incredibly diverse photo opportunities including beach, rustic country and lush garden

If it feels like you’ve found your dream wedding venue at Mantra on Salt Beach find out more about our wedding packages on offer here, and see our full downloadable wedding kit available.

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