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Horizons Wedding Venue

4.9  ( 49 reviews ) · Level 2, Bernie Kelly Drive Arthur Bryne Reserve, Maroubra South, New South Wales (View Map) · Show Phone
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Horizons Weddings, a stunning Maroubra beach wedding venue with ocean views and an open plan function room combine to create an unmissable celebration space in Maroubra, Arthur Byrne Reserve. Horizons Beach Wedding Venue is a beautiful, adaptable and welcoming environment for coastal Sydney weddings. Your guests will be blown away by its desirable beach location and exclusive outdoor ceremony spot

Looking for a one of a kind beach wedding venue in Sydney that’s exclusively yours to design and fill with your closest friends and family? Horizons Beach Venue in Arthur Byrne Reserve has it all. The venue is one large open plan room above the South Maroubra Surf Lifesaving Club, with spectacular views over Maroubra Beach.

Couples love Horizons Beach Venue for its flexibility and experienced wedding team who make the process seamless from start to finish. Your guests will be treated to exquisite menus by Top Cat Catering, including canapes and a multi-course menu, or you could create an interactive selection of buffets and food stations. If you have dietary requirements or a particular cuisine in mind, their reputable team will surpass expectations with plenty of innovative ideas. 

This refreshing beach wedding venue is one of the largest and most photogenic on Sydney’s East Coast. Couples have been captured strolling along the shoreline hand in hand, looking out from the private balcony, or taking to their first dance with the horizon in the background. The huge floor to ceiling windows take in the uninterrupted ocean views from every angle.

Top three things you’ll love about your Horizons Beach Venue wedding:

  • Ocean views. From every perspective, Horizons Beach Venue lives up to its name. Ocean-spying windows frame the entire event space and your guests can sip champagne on the open-air balcony overlooking the pristine Maroubra Beach. 
  • Open-plan venue. The large, adaptable venue can accommodate a range of wedding styles, from relaxed standing cocktail receptions and scattered food stations to formal seated arrangements with a central dancefloor. Your wish is their command. 
  • Three ceremony locations. If you’d like to keep the function room for your reception, there are three nearby ceremony spots including the beach, the balcony or the grass on the protected headland. The alfresco environment makes for great photo opportunities. 

The versatile ceremony and reception options at Horizons Beach Venue

  • Horizons Beach Venue. This multi-use function room above South Maroubra Surf Lifesaving Club can host your wedding ceremony, reception and after-party all in one incredibly flexible space. The experienced in-house team can run you through the possible setups to accommodate a range of guest capacities. You also have the option to have an outdoor ceremony on the beach, the balcony or the lush outdoor lawns.

What the Horizons Beach Venue wedding spaces are like: 

  • Capacity is 40 to 250 seated guests or up to 400 standing
  • Experienced Horizons Beach Venue Wedding Coordinator
  • Open-plan layout with a variety of possible setups 
  • Expansive views of the ocean and East Sydney coastline
  • Flattering natural light through the walls of windows
  • All facilities are on one self-contained event floor
  • The latest AV equipment is installed for you to use
  • Contemporary interiors with a blank canvas aesthetic
  • Exclusive use of the venue on your wedding day

Here’s what else you need to know about Horizon Beach Venue weddings:

  • Ideally located just 15 minutes from Sydney CBD and 10-minutes from Sydney Airport
  • Direct access to the extensive private beachfront and naturally protected headland
  • Top Cat Catering can offer alternative menus including a sushi station, souvlaki bar, a roving dumpling trolley, Middle Eastern, Mexican, outback-inspired or Italian. 
  • 350 car parking spaces on-site for your wedding guests
  • Private lift access and wheelchair accessibility

How much does a wedding at Horizons Beach Venue cost?

Ceremonies at Horizon Beach Venue cost $700 on the beach, $600 on the lawn and $500 on the balcony. Also, the preferred caterers, Top Cat Catering, can offer a range of Fine Dining, Cocktail, Chinese Banquet packages that cost $100 per head. They typically include 3 arrival canapes, a 2-course alternative entree and main meal, a dedicated wedding coordinator, professional bar and waiting staff, a dancefloor, gift table, cake table, tea and coffee and petit fours, crockery, glassware and cutlery, white linen, personalised menus, table numbers, a wishing well, a seating chart, AV equipment and microphones. A Security Guard is also included for over 80 guests. Room hire is excluded.  

What are some of the nearby attractions to Horizons Beach Venue

  • Maroubra Beach
  • Mahon Pool
  • Coogee Beach
  • New South Wales Golf Club
  • Malabar Headland National Park
  • Cape Banks

Is Horizons Beach Venue a nice place for a wedding?

Yes. Horizons Beach venue has everything you’ll need to host an unforgettable East Sydney wedding, including breathtaking ocean views, beach ceremonies, a private balcony facing the sea and menus by one of Sydney’s most respected caterers, Top Cat Catering.


Top Cat Catering can cater off site as well as be the host of one our multiple venues based in the Sydney Eastern Suburbs region. Designing and catering for some of national and international elite star’s, Top Cat have made their spot in the catering realm with the director Jennifer Eliades being recognised by Who’s Who Magazines – Business Woman of the Year 2009.

Mrs Jenny Eliades

Owner Operator

Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min 40 / Max 280 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $70 / High $ 180

Min 40 / Max 250 Ceremony Guests

Time restrictions: 12:00 AM

In-house catering or 3rd Party Catering

5.00 hours Event time included

Music must end by 12:00 AM

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Greek Wedding Menus

Top Cat’s brand-new Mediterranean Luxe Fine Dining menu is full of scrumptious Modern Greek food. You’ll find Crab & Fetta Cigars with Ouzo Mayo & Caper Meringue, Zucchini Kolokithi & Dumplings of Fetta Cheese Mousse, and Milk-Fed Lamb with Aegina Pistachio & Avgolemono Sauce. The menu is mouth-watering with amazing marriages in flavours.


BUT, if you want traditional Greek Food, look no further than our Mezze Platters, Agora Buffet and Table Taverna. The 9-Hour Slow, Cooked Greek Lamb Shoulder, baked in Tomato, Kalamata Olives & Fetta is melt-in-your-mouth amazing! Whilst our wedding coordinators sit on the Horizons Balcony to enjoy a lunch of Village Greek Salad w Crisp Pita Shards, our corporate team are begging for the Athens-Style Mince & Rice Dolmades with Citrus Tzatziki.


Either way you go - Traditional or Modern Greek, you’ll have yia-yia raving about the food she’s grown up cooking, or the food she loves reimagined.

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Indian Wedding Menus

Who would have thought that the Australian blonde haired, blue-eyed Queen of the Kitchen Jenny would specialise in Fijian Indian Cookery? Top Cat’s owner Jenny Eliades lived in Fiji for 15 years, learning the ropes of traditional Indian Catering, both traditional vegetarian and meat. “Her dahl is second to none – authentic and just like we have at home in New Dehli” – VJ, Local Indian Restauranteur of 40 Years. Top Cat offer 2 different Indian Food Packages, but by all means feel free to mix and match the meat and vegetarian varieties! You’ll find the menus full of traditional varieties from the North & South of India, like Punjabi Bhindi Masala & Goan Prawn Curry Ambok Tik. You also have the choice of a Table Tiffin where the meals are presented to each table as a feast like a family-style indoor affair, or you can invite guests to a decadently long beachside buffet, like an elegant picnic of simmering Indian specialities. Don’t discount this blue-eyed girl! She’s the eastern beaches’ Indian Food Goddess.

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Chinese Banquet Menus

Head Chef Edmund is Hong-Kong Chinese, and the lavish art of the Chinese Banquet is his specialty. Traditional Chinese Banquets begin with a welcome toast and “cheers” to the newly-weds, then its course by course of Chinese comfort food! Top Cat offers 8, 10 or 12 course Chinese Banquets, with authentic dishes like Deep Fried Whole Barramundi with Homemade Chilli Jam, Caramelised Pork Belly Bun Bao and Sichuan Pepper Spiced Chicken Wings. BUT! It is the contemporary dishes like French Crepes of Peking Duck with Shallots, Cucumber Baton & Spiced Plum Sauce, or our Caramelised Pork Belly with Spiced Paradise Pear, that are the most popular requests! Our wedding team guide you through the menu selection process, ensuring you have the perfect balance of meat and seafood to compliment the vegetarian banquet inclusions. You’ll end your banquet with platters of fresh seasonal fruit and traditional Red Bean Soup.


Top Cat also assist with Traditional Tea Ceremonies before your wedding reception begins. It is our wedding coordinators’ favourite part of the day!

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Food Stations

We have a variety of delicious food stations to enhance the overall flair and fun of your family affair! Whether its Souvlaki for the Soul or a Roaming Dumpling Trolley, we have amazing food stations for your guests to enjoy on arrival – think of a fresh Seafood Buffet served on the Horizons Balcony overlooking the water. OR: surprise your guests later in the night with food to recharge their dancing shoes – think Nachos, Tacos and Craft Beer Battered Onion Rings. We have 10 Food Stations on offer, each is $25 per person for 2 hours of food service. Our most popular station? SUSHI! We have Japanese Sushi Chefs making to order for 2 hours, starting with your chosen 5 varieties whilst still offering your guests customised sushi rolls.



Level 2, Bernie Kelly Drive Arthur Bryne Reserve, Maroubra South, New South Wales

Maroubra South, Sydney
Maroubra South, Sydney

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49 reviews 4.9 Write a Review

April 2020

Best party ever! All the staff are very aware of you and your guests, and I don't think I had an empty glass or hunger pang all night. They helped ensure the whole reception ran smoothly, and every single one of my guests, without exception, commented on the service and feel of the day. I wish it was mandatory to relive the experience each year! Jenny, Jeremy, Tanya and the entire team are incredible people, who go above and beyond to make you feel happy, comfortable and relaxed on your big day. Stunning venue, rain or sunshine. I was worried we were going to miss out of our ideal setting because if bad weather, but having our ceremony moved to the balcony just made the views that much more incredible. Ocean scenes in all pictures, and just an absolute stunning location. If you want a relaxed setting they can do it, if you want formal they can. Our ceremony was exactly what we wanted without us even knowing Where you start. Horizons blew us away with their professionalism mixed with fun. From our first meeting we felt relaxed and knew that or venue had everything under control. They know exactly what they're doing and coordinated everything for us to make sure the planning and day went super smooth. I cannot praise them enough!

Renae R.

April 2020

We are both from Ireland, I was planning my wedding over here very alone but not with Horizons Beachfront Venue they helped me in every way and planned everything the way I wanted. I gave them my ideas and they brought them to light. I HIGHLY recommend the Horizons Beachfront Venue - Our guests could not stop complimenting their service, their food, their staff, their attitude! Our parents came from Ireland and they didn’t know what to expect - THEY are going back to Ireland talking about this venue! It will be the talk of Ireland! The FOOD was out of this world, again our guests didn’t know what to expect when it wasn’t a sit-down meal - I heard our family and guests RAVE about how AMAZING the food was and the drink was always topped up never an empty glass and the girls loved the Bellinis. Everything was OUT OF THIS WORLD - Incredible! The DECOR was out of this world, the staff at Horizons went out of their way to put my ideas together! It was AMAZING! My parents haven’t stopped talking about our wedding venue, coming from Ireland they didn’t know what to expect. Thank you so much to all the staff and especially Jenna, Jenny & Tania

Sinead P.

May 2019

Dearest Jenny, Jeremy, Tania & the rest of the fabulous Top Cat team, Now that we are back home from our honeymoon and our photos have come through, we just wanted to say a huge thank you for everything you all did to make our special day absolutely perfect! From the planning process to the superb food, the delicious Bellini’s, the breathtaking decor, the staff... just absolutely everything in the lead up up until the end of our night was a dream come true! We can’t express how grateful we truly are and just wish we could do it all over again because it was honestly the best day of our lives. Our guests are still raving on about our wedding and how stunning Horizon’s is! Again, thank you so much not just from Glen and I but from our entire family!

Jasmin K.

November 2018

Jenny, Tania, Jeremy and all the Topcat team, Thank you so so so much for having us last night. We had a most magical evening that went beautifully and exactly how we’d dreamed. You and your staff ran a tight ship, we’re friendly, accommodating and my gosh the food was superb!! Thank you for making our day a wonderful reality! Love, Adele and Christiaan

Adele & Christiaan V.

November 2018

I absolutely can not thank you enough for everything that you did for me on the night! Everyone was so impressed, each and every single staff member were absolutely amazing! you guys did such a good job and looking after my guests! the food and drink were amazing! the styling and decorating were amazing the whole thing ran so smoothly. I actually don't think I can use words enough to show my appreciation for how great you were on the night! Let me know what I can do to help you out besides leaving smashing reviews anywhere I can find a place to do it! Thank you so much again! my family are all really thankful for all of your effort, you looked after all of us like we we're royalty, and that's how I Felt on the night so THANK YOU!! When The photos come in I will be sure to pass them on to you!! Guys i cant tell you enough how happy and grateful I am for the hard work and effort you put in for me! Thank you! Love the new Mrs Goodwin!

Nicole G.

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Is a one hour time gap between ceremony and canapes ok?

We are looking to have our ceremony at 3pm, and then canapes to start at 5pm, this means there will be a one hour gap from 4pm-5pm. Looking to have both the ceremony and reception at the same venue. Is it acceptable? To entertain guests, there will be a photobooth along with a few platters of snacks, and a bar tab on soft drinks and coffee/tea. Alcohol will be available at 5pm once canapes start. Or if they prefer, they can explore the venue gardens and take some photos.

Horizons Wedding Venue

Hi Anna 

We ost both ceremonies and receptions at our venue and we have ceremonys at 3pm, this usually lasts 30 mins and then there are group photos that happen.  Once this has taken place the guests then make their way upstairs and the reception begins, guests are taken care of with canapes and drinks and then the bride and groom are announced in 1 hour later at they have had their photos taken.

This works really well as guests are peckish and need to freshen up and mingle.

Hope this helpes



Anna A

Do many Sydney venues allow dogs, or should I get married in a park?

I just want my dog to be in my photos, not at the reception

Horizons Wedding Venue


Thanks for your question.

Some venues are flexible on dogs - we have an approach of each wedding is different, so always ask the question.




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How many guests constitutes a small wedding?

We are thinking about 55 :)

Horizons Wedding Venue


Thanks for your question, some venues will have a minimum number of guests, and this is so you have enough guests to fill the room to create the right atmostphere for the size of the room.  We have a minimum of 80 guests so as you can comfortably fill the room.

Many thanks 

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