We all want a unique wedding day, right? We want our one of a kind day to be unlike anything that anyone has seen before, because our love story is one of a kind too. The wedding day should wow your guests, take people’s breath away and perfectly reflect the individuality of you as a couple.
Many wedding venues claim to be unique, but we have put together the ultimate list of ones that truly are. There is no excuse for cookie-cutter reception venues when you have these incredible places to choose from. If you can dream it, here they can bring it to life for you with style, service, quality and magic.
Let your imagination run wild and don’t by any means settle for second best.
Top 10 Unique Wedding Venues for Out of This World Celebrations
In Victoria there is a rustic old-world settlement that has been taking people back to a bygone era for generations. You may remember visiting Sovereign Hill as a child for gold-panning or a vintage carriage ride and wishing you could dress up and step back in time. Now this place of magical childhood memories is making a name for itself creating enchanting rustic weddings.
This gorgeous venue has figured out how to seamlessly blend all of the character and whimsy of yesteryear with the glamour and luxury of a sleek, modern wedding.
Your guests are guaranteed to have never experienced anything like this before. The 1850’s era Museum is simply captivating, while the costumed hosts add something extra special to the magic. Any wedding day here is sure to be distinctive and memorable.
In the wild heart of Tasmania, you will find one of the most different and breathtaking wedding reception venues in the world. This mountain lodge is perched on the iconic Cradle Mountain and offers opulent accommodation and a famed wilderness day spa as well as a rustic restaurant experience to remember for a lifetime.
Managed by international hotel group Peppers who are renowned for luxury, serenity and impeccable service, no wedding day request will be too complex or too difficult. You and your guests will relax in first-class modern facilities and fall in love with the mountain surrounds of this unique haven.
You won’t ever want to leave.
Nestled in the Yarra Valley wine region not far from Melbourne, this lush green venue offers a treasure-trove of hidden photo-ops and fun spaces for every moment of your unique wedding day.
You probably don’t need to be told that this is going be the most important day of your life. Why not choose the very best that you can find to bring your love story vibrantly to life?
This is one of the most flexible venues you will come across; here you can DIY or have their experienced team guide your personal ideas and craft your wedding day masterpiece.
This is yet another venue on our list with a one of a kind panoramic backdrop. Following your ceremony, the bridal party can explore an intricate patchwork of paths, gardens, animals and sights, while your guests are sent through the hedge maze on a delightful hunt for a secret message arranged by the venue.
For your reception celebration you can choose from the stunning silk-lined marquee or their historic stables. Toast to your future under the stars and then end the night with laughter and dancing.
Couples who want incredible quality as well as outside the box difference have to check out SEA LIFE Aquarium. One of Melbourne’s best and most in-demand wedding spaces boasts a range of innovative themed ceremony and reception areas perfect for your day. The venue is almost brand new, so offers cutting-edge style and sophistication, with immaculate fine dining experiences with crisp white lines and crystal decorations.
Combining professional service and exquisite seasonal menus, a wedding at the aquarium will ensure an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Your wedding album will be more exciting and original than you’ve ever dreamed, as the photo opportunities provide a wedding photographer’s paradise.
Located in the Melbourne CBD, your guests will conveniently be in the heart of the entertainment and accommodation district for whatever awaits them after your reception has ended.
Rosman Cruises have been leaders in the Sydney Harbour charter industry for almost a century, and now they have transformed their charming vintage ferries into the perfect reception space for a wonderfully unique celebration. Catering up to groups of 250, Rosman offers five easily recognisable vessels all of which proudly sparkle with their red and gold federation paint and their richly varnished timberwork.
Offering years of experience hosting unforgettable celebrations, the talented team can give you a wealth of inspiring suggestions for your wedding day, including a personally tailored menu, premium drinks package and original entertainment shows.
For photo opportunities that are unique and very romantic, you can blend your wedding album with the traditional looks of heritage vessels and the modern sophistication of the harbour.
With five-star food and drinks, meticulous professional wedding planning, luxurious wedding-night accommodation and one of the most beautiful places in the world – a Villa Botanica wedding is simply unforgettable.
When you choose Villa Botanica for your wedding, you are coming on your perfect day to a truly magical place. Anyone who has ever been here can tell you that this is more like having your own private paradise than just another wedding venue. You will reap the many benefits of years of wedding experience from dedicated staff, whose attention to detail covers everything from free transfers for all your guests, to the hand-carved wedding pavilion, exquisite gardens and luxurious honeymoon suite.
Simply the most spell-binding destination wedding venue in Australia.
The setting for this venue is unrivalled throughout Sydney. Your family and friends begin the night by walking along the Sydney Harbour boardwalk and overlooking uninterrupted harbour views while enjoying champagne and canapes. This sets the scene for a memorable wedding day experience, with delight and surprise around every corner.
And with every detail brought to life by your experienced and dedicated team, this venue will raise your wedding to the next level and go from ordinary to extraordinary. Catering for reception sizes from the intimate to the elaborate, with equal style and quality regardless of numbers, you will enjoy premium food and wines chosen by executive Chef Mark Taylor.
Having been recently returned to its unique fairy-tale glory, this heritage-listed location will bring true elegance and prestige to an incomparable wedding day.
Teeming with wildlife, Wildman Wilderness Lodge is a world far-removed from your own.
At Wildman Wilderness Lodge you can experience an outback wedding adventure that is as romantic as they get. While the untamed surrounds of the great Northern Territory will welcome you with open arms, this space can host a wedding celebration experience like no other.
Some of their unique features include an expansive timber deck with central fire pit area that provides a convenient and relaxed ceremony location and views of the wetlands and spectacular sunsets. Nestled neatly between the stringybarks, their beautifully designed free-standing cabins offer a soothing luxury at the end of the idyllic day. The abundant wildlife in the area will provide you the ideal backdrop, ambience and soundtrack to your wedding day masterpiece.
Talk to their passionate event planning team today to create a day that is not only special but tailored to meet all of your expectations.
In the magnificent Swan Valley, WA, is a venue that makes couples’ wedding day dreams come true. You will know as soon as you see it that it is the one – the staff are welcoming, professional and open-heartedly excited about your big day, and the venue is already picture perfect without any extra decorations.
Chapel Farm has an incredible rustic but classy feel to it. Having chosen the venue, you will then be looked after by the events management team, renowned for being professional, flexible and always contactable to answer any questions you might have. This team are experts in easing pre-wedding stress.
On your wedding day, the Chapel Farm staff will turn their already beautiful venue into the magazine wedding you had always imagined. Their venue, service and food can’t be flawed and will be commented on by all of your guests. No one will ever be without a drink and they will leave deliciously stuffed but exceedingly happy.