With an abundance of natural light and sweeping views across iconic Canberra places, the venues at the National Arboretum Canberra are world class.
The National Arboretum has selective romantic settings and many great locations for photography, with dynamic backdrops for these precious records of your special day.
The Margaret Whitlam Pavilion is a spectacular, architecturally-designed venue. You will be wowed by the vistas through floor-to-ceiling glass as you step out onto a private balcony.
Perfect for small wedding ceremonies, the Pavilion conveys intimacy while offering the comfort and efficiency of modern features. The stylish design with arching walls, subtle lighting, a steeple roof and grand polished wooden front doors sets the scene for the beauty of your ceremony.
Our unique chapel is non-denominational, providing for your choice of civil celebrant or minister of religion. This venue has a seating capacity of 80 or standing space for 120 guests.
The Village Centre
At the heart of the Arboretum is the Village Centre, featuring soaring high ceilings inspired by the fronds of the adjoining Chilean wine palm forest. The Village Centre is filled with natural light from windows and glass doors that provide uninterrupted panoramic views of Lake Burley Griffin and Canberra.
With an abundance of natural light and sweeping views across some of Canberra’s most recognisable viewing points, the venues at the National Arboretum Canberra are purely majestic.
Our experienced wedding team at Ginger Catering are dedicated to ensuring that you and your partner are looked after through the entire coordination process.
Easy Weddings Special Offer
Wedding Open Night
Join us on Thursday 10th October from 6pm - 8pm and see our beautiful venues all set up for a wedding to help visualise your special day!
Attend to WIN:
COMPLIMENTARY engagement session by Keepsakephoto by the Keeffes
2 x Tickets to our New year’s eve Summer in Paris event
2 x Restaurant vouchers
2 x Nick O’Leary bottles of wine
2 x bottles of Moët & Chandon by Shine Champagne Towers
Wedding Open Night SPECIALS:
FREE ceremony when you book your seated reception at the Village Centre
Wedding vendor specials(giveaways and discounts)
Goodie bags and much more
Min 80 / Max 500
Price per head
Low $110 / High $ 180
Indoors & Outdoors
Min 10 / Max 200
3rd party catering
Event time included
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Such a stunning venue, I can't imagine wanting my wedding to be anywhere else. The Arboretum has a lot of information to fill out, but it is worth the work. I dealt with Kathleen and she is really approachable. I emailed her dozens of questions while I was preparing and she always got back to me quickly. It was beautiful on the day, all of the catering ran smoothly (AND WAS DELICIOUS), and the staff were really professional. I am absolutely satisfied that I had the best venue in Canberra. The only thing that annoyed me was that they tried to get me to pay to extend my drinks package earlier, and to pay $5 per person for coffee. I chose not to pay for these, and then they included them for free. They presented it like a gift, but it made me question if I had paid for other items that I would have gotten for free.
Hi Rebecca, thanks so much for such a lovely and detailed review.
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