The Paddock at Ulupna is a picturesque rural retreat set on 180 acres of pristine Australian bushland just three hours north of Melbourne. With boundless natural beauty and modern facilities, The Paddock at Ulupna is the ideal choice for couples looking to host a weekend wedding getaway. The property boasts comfortable cabin-style accommodation, plus ample room for guests in tents and caravans!

The Paddock at Ulupna is home to eight newly renovated, self-contained cabins with full kitchens. In addition, you'll have access to 30+ caravan camping spots set amongst the tranquil bushland. The 234-square-meter, hand-built mud-brick event space is perfect for your spirited wedding reception following a romantic outdoor ceremony. The charming and spacious interiors combine perfectly with some simple florals and styling decor for an elegant country wedding


What weddings at The Paddock at Ulupna are like: 

  • Welcoming newly renovated accommodation. Invite your guests for a country getaway to celebrate your wedding. They'll adore exploring the sprawling property and sitting around a crackling campfire at night under a blanket of twinkling stars. 
  • Commercial kitchen.  Bring in the catering team of your choice to make use of the expansive commercial kitchen. Servicing the event space, the kitchen is ideal for any cuisine. Should you require some guidance and suggestions in your search for a caterer, the friendly team from The Paddock are more than happy to help! 
  • A professional and welcoming team. The team from The Paddock at Ulupna love sharing their beautiful event space and property with others. They'll go out of their way to ensure you and your guests are well looked after and have everything you need for a romantic country wedding.   


Highlights of your The Paddock at Ulupna wedding:

  • Freedom to select your own vendors
  • Enjoy the ease and convenience of having everything in one place on your special day
  • One convenient location for ceremony, reception, and accommodation
  • Friendly and accommodating venue management team 
  • Air-conditioned accommodation 
  • Ideal star-gazing location 
  • Commercial kitchen space 
  • Connect with nature and create unforgettable memories during your special day
  • Unique opportunity to see and interact with native Australian wildlife
  • Space for tents and caravans 
  • Rural country-chic aesthetic venue


Hello, I'm John Hall and I love hosting weddings! Growing up in the family business Cactus Country i've spent my life in hospitality and tourism. Nothing makes me happier than making your day, if you need anything please don't hesitate to reach out. Chat soon, John

John Hall


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February 2023

We honestly cannot speak any more highly of John and the team at The Paddock at Ulupna. John's easy going attitude matched perfectly with the chilled out vibe we were chasing with our surprise wedding. If you're looking for a perfect venue with a chilled vibe, perfect photo opportunities, amazing accommodation and facilities look no further than The Paddock at Ulupna - our guests are still raving about it!

Chelsea W.

The Paddock at Ulupna

Thanks so much Chelsea, it was such a pleasure to host you and Josh! I really appreciate this lovely review and i'm glad I could help make your day easy and relaxed. Best wishes for your future, John Hall

October 2023

From the moment we began planning our wedding the paddock just fit, the service john provided was pefection. From the smallest of details to the ever constant changes in decisions from the bride John was there every step of the way giving unwavering support, right down to making sure we were taken care of throughout the day and night. John we cant thank you enough for making our day and our dreams come tru it has truly been magical so thank you Beau & Flick x


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Hi, Looking for a venue with no curfew! Somewhere beautiful…freedom with catering and noise.

About 50 guests

The Paddock at Ulupna

Hello, we have a beautiful rustic wedding venue on Ulupna Island about 3 hours north of Melbourne. We offer 8 self contained cabins, ceremony and reception for 1 or more night stays. As we are a new venue our packages are very affordable while we try to get our name out there. Please feel free to reach out if I can help with anything else. 

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