Barunah Plains Station

5.0  ( 2 reviews ) · 4484 Hamilton Hwy, Hesse, Victoria · Show Phone
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An Australian icon, why not spend your special day at Barunah Plains Station and become part of this remarkable property’s story.

Barunah Plains is a stunning and unique location located 30min from Geelong and 10 minutes to Inverleigh. Barunah is the oldest property in the area, the homestead was built in 1866. The homestead and its grounds are the perfect spot for your wedding service followed by drinks on the perfectly manicured croquet lawns.

With many locations on the property to hold your reception you can decide what suits you best. The marquee on the lawn looking back at the rock wall, creek and  homestead or in the beautiful old shearing shed. The only limit for your wedding is your imagination.  If you are after a formal wedding or a festival feel, we have the perfect location on the property for you. 

This unique property and infrastructure is a one off. It’s large formal gardens, stables, ram shed, coach house, woolshed, bluestone cottages, and shearers quarters make this location a special and unique sopt to hold your wedding.

The Accommodation

The Homestead

9 Bedroom - formal dining room, formal sitting room, billiards room, swimming pool, Tennis court and 4 bathrooms. The homestead has space for everyone. Sleeping 20 people (approx) the space is fantastic for you to get ready for your wedding or relax the days following. 

The Shearer’s Quarters

15 Bedrooms, sleeping 43 guests.  The shearers quarters are perfect for sleeping extra guests.  With a large commercial kitchen, dining room, and large living space,   it’s the perfect spot for a recovery the next day.

The Cottage
2  bedrooms - one queen bed and one king bed. Its the perfect spot for the bride to get ready for her wedding. Many couples decide to stay in the cottage after their wedding as its away from the rest of the accommodation and a bit more luxurious.


Sleeping as many people as you need. We have teamed up with the wonderful people at twilight glamping to offer you and your guests a amazing glamping experience. The best part is they do everything for you , including taking payments for anyone who books. 

Located 30min from Geelong and 10 minutes to Inverleigh its easy to run busses to the hotels in Geelong or to the coast.

Enquire today.


Hi, Im Ali and I am the person at the other end of the emails when you contact Barunah Plains. We are excited about having weddings at Barunah and love the fact that each wedding is so different. When you have a wedding at Barunah you can bring in your own suppliers. We love meeting all the new ones and love that it provides all of our Brides and Grooms the opportunity to create the wedding of their dreams.

Ali Callinan

Business Owner

Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min - / Max 500 Reception guests

3rd Party Catering

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2 reviews 5.0 Write a Review

March 2024

This venue is out of this world! So magical and creates a whole weekend of memories with your guests.

Elise B.

March 2024

The most perfect venue for the wedding of my dreams! Not only are the homestead and grounds spectacularly beautiful but thanks to the amazing Ali and her team there is an incredible aura around the place that really helps create a happy, loving and fun vibe for the bridal party staying at the homestead and all the guests. Thank you Ali for helping make our wedding weekend the most wonderful experience of our lives. I wish I could get married here every year!

Julia W.

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