Weddings & Ceremonies

In choosing Weddings by Araluen Estate you take a pivotal step in realising your wedding dreams. Your Wedding day deserves nothing but the very best in terms of place, people, service and catering.

Our stone lodge with its floor to ceiling windows and alfresco decks afford panoramic views over the native forests, home of the enchanted valley & our surrounding golf course. A number of external and internal venues await your site inspection, with rolling grassed terrace lawns and the gorgeous Forrest Views chapel and courtyard you are spoilt for choice. In the cooler months hosting your ceremony and reception indoors with our massive open fire place and copper featured bars makes for a stunning backdrop.

Your wedding day Photography will be a delight for you and your party with a myriad of locations available on our Estate.

Rest assured that in choosing Weddings by Araluen Estate you will be guided by our Weddings Coordinator to deliver your special day with a defined sense of style and elegance that lasting happy memories are made of.

Take your first step and review our comprehensive Wedding Pack, then complete the contact form below and we will reach out and arrange a time for your site inspection.

Ceremony & Reception Locations

We offer the perfect spaces to tie the knot, hold an awesome reception party or even grab some special photos – with capacities to suit all size both wedding and guest related!

Ceremony Locations

Forest Chapel

 

A partly shaded outdoor venue, perfect for smaller more intimate nuptials. An ideal back drop awaits with a jasmine covered wedding gazebo underneath the forest canopy and views down over the 9th green and lake beyond.

This venue offers a simplistic approach for the bride is well-hidden until the last minute as you come around the merbau veranda of the Forest Views room.

Your guests can seated on the slate flagstaffs with center isle and the added benefit of slightly elevated standing positions from the wooden decks behind.

Take a wonder around the 9th lawn and beyond for photography before heading indoors for the reception celebrations.

Forest Views

 

This space has the added benefit of being indoors without losing the magical views of the Forest beyond as the back drop when the weather decides to become a little unforgiving.

With floor to ceiling vaulted windows, dark slate carpets and neutral tone walls this venue requires little decoration other than chairs for your guests to create a beautiful indoor ceremony with a view.

Holding your ceremony here and then flowing out to Forest Chapel courtyard makes for a special and intimate affair, perfectly suited to a more Cocktail style reception affair.

Alfresco Terrace

 

Is a grand, flagstone balcony which overlooks the Enchanted Valley. Your guests will witness your union with the backdrop of the valley and the perfectly manicured grounds of the golf course and glistening lake below.

Access for the bride is ideal with options available from within Views 101 or from the Golfing veranda means minimal guests will see you until the moment is just right.

You have the option to add the Boardroom to your wish list in order to finalise your preparations or to simply enjoy a beverage or two with your Bridal Party, maybe to calm the nerves.

Alfresco Lawn

 

Our newly grassed alfresco lawn is ready and awaiting your next private event, perfect for large groups looking for an outdoor space to party into the night. A beautiful gazebo, manicured gardens surround it and festoon lighting above. We suggest food stalls or cocktail style dining for this area. A blank outdoor canvas for you to use your imagination to create something unique and unforgettable.

The Lodge Lawn

 

A more open and on show space so confidence is key. It is extremely pretty in nature with its mini-Arbor and koi ponds as the back drop. The very nature of this venue means a small affair with combination of seated and standing guests all having wonderful aspects.

The venue is ideal if combining with a reception as your guests won’t have yet entered the lodge building which by virtue is an experience in its self.

The Lodge Lawn much like the 18th lawn can bring a more playful approach for the bride with Golf Carts as a great memorable arrival option and very short walk thereafter.

Photos are perfect here and of immediate nature meaning the timing can be reduced for you and guests before your wedding reception begins.

The 9th Lawn

 

This location makes for a memorable and impressive entrance having your guest’s watch you walk down a grand stone staircase followed by walking down a natural hilled surface towards your husband to be.

With a stunning backdrop of the Lake and Enchanted Valley your guests will be in awe, not only with how stunning you look on your big day but from the magnificent views beyond you. This location is a photographers dream as every direction you turn nature is at your door step, which may even include a kangaroo or two.

Holding your ceremony here with a paired reception venue of either Views 101 or 102 creates a fluid movement from ceremony to reception as it is in close proximity to each other.

The 18th Lawn

 

A spectacular location in which to get married, this fully outdoor venue is perfect in Spring and Autumn months, with its lush green grass underfoot and the canopy of the native bush to provide some shade.

The magical note is the views behind you as you tie the knot.  The Enchanted Valley falls away behind you.

Your guests can be seated with plenty of room remaining for those to stand from an elevated position which means your guests all get uninterrupted views of your union unfolding.

The perfect spot to grab those immediate photos with the whole guest list as the lake below and 9th fairway beyond frame that must have photo opportunity.

Reception Locations

Views 101

 

Walking into our grand stone walled lobby your guests will move past our indoor water feature and straight into Views 101 – the perfect option for a cocktail reception or an intimate dining affair.

With floor to ceiling windows, a private bar & looking out over the Alfresco Terrace & the Enchanted Valley below.

For larger cocktail parties you can make the Alfresco Terrace a lovely addition, creating an indoor and outdoor area for your guests to relax.

Views 101

 

Walking into our grand stone walled lobby your guests will move past our indoor water feature and straight into Views 101 – the perfect option for a cocktail reception or an intimate dining affair.

With floor to ceiling windows, a private bar & looking out over the Alfresco Terrace & the Enchanted Valley below.

For larger cocktail parties you can make the Alfresco Terrace a lovely addition, creating an indoor and outdoor area for your guests to relax.

Views 102 + Balcony

 

This two tiered beauty is suited in the impeccable location, your guests gathering on the balcony for initial beverages while enjoying the view below of the Enchanted Valley.

Moving into the room you still get full advantage of the view below due to the floor to ceiling windows. This room is ideal for 80 – 120 people seated, utilizing the two tiered area having your bridal party elevated, front and center, accompanied with 2 tables either side for your VIP guests.

The remainder of your guests situated on the level below being able to view the Bridal Party in its full glory. You have the option to add the Forest Views Room for a private dance floor area. This room has a private bar.

Sandalwood Room

 

The Sandalwood Room is our largest room and accommodate up to 170 pax seated & 200 pax Cocktail . If you are looking to impress your guests with a floral installation this room has the perfect coffered ceiling to create that WOW factor.

This room has an outlook over our front water feature and mirrored end walls to create that sense of space and a reflection of the beautiful reception you created. This room can be divided into two rooms to accommodate a smaller and more intimate affair.

The Alfresco Terrace

 

A valuable outdoor space overlooking the Enchanted Valley, ideal for those wishing to party under the stars. This area is not only great for a ceremony but is a perfect location for your reception.

As the sunsets over the course for those warm balmy summer nights with space is ideal for cocktail receptions of 80 -140 people.

Forest Views

 

Small doesn’t mean less significant in our eyes, this space show cases a small area for a more intimate reception without losing the magical views of the Forest and beyond.

Holding maximum of 40 pax in a seated capacity and the ability to use the decking area that wraps the outside, perfect indoor/outdoor experience for your guests.

Boardroom

 

The boardroom is an ideal additional space for a chill out area. A space for multiple uses throughout the day, for a private drink and refresh before the ceremony, a post ceremony drink, and an intimate moment for the newlywed couple or a nice space for your bridal party to refresh before they enter the reception, the options are endless.

Weddings & Ceremonies

In choosing Weddings by Araluen Estate you take a pivotal step in realising your wedding dreams. Your Wedding day deserves nothing but the very best in terms of place, people, service and catering.

Our stone lodge with its floor to ceiling windows and alfresco decks afford panoramic views over the native forests, home of the enchanted valley & our surrounding golf course. A number of external and internal venues await your site inspection, with rolling grassed terrace lawns and the gorgeous Forrest Views chapel and courtyard you are spoilt for choice. In the cooler months hosting your ceremony and reception indoors with our massive open fire place and copper featured bars makes for a stunning backdrop.

Your wedding day Photography will be a delight for you and your party with a myriad of locations available on our Estate.

Rest assured that in choosing Weddings by Araluen Estate you will be guided by our Weddings Coordinator to deliver your special day with a defined sense of style and elegance that lasting happy memories are made of.

Take your first step and review our comprehensive Wedding Pack, then complete the contact form below and we will reach out and arrange a time for your site inspection.

Ceremony & Reception Locations

We offer the perfect spaces to tie the knot, hold an awesome reception party or even grab some special photos – with capacities to suit all size both wedding and guest related!

Ceremony Locations

Forest Chapel

 

A partly shaded outdoor venue, perfect for smaller more intimate nuptials. An ideal back drop awaits with a jasmine covered wedding gazebo underneath the forest canopy and views down over the 9th green and lake beyond.

This venue offers a simplistic approach for the bride is well-hidden until the last minute as you come around the merbau veranda of the Forest Views room.

Your guests can seated on the slate flagstaffs with center isle and the added benefit of slightly elevated standing positions from the wooden decks behind.

Take a wonder around the 9th lawn and beyond for photography before heading indoors for the reception celebrations.

Forest Views

 

This space has the added benefit of being indoors without losing the magical views of the Forest beyond as the back drop when the weather decides to become a little unforgiving.

With floor to ceiling vaulted windows, dark slate carpets and neutral tone walls this venue requires little decoration other than chairs for your guests to create a beautiful indoor ceremony with a view.

Holding your ceremony here and then flowing out to Forest Chapel courtyard makes for a special and intimate affair, perfectly suited to a more Cocktail style reception affair.

Alfresco Terrace

 

Is a grand, flagstone balcony which overlooks the Enchanted Valley. Your guests will witness your union with the backdrop of the valley and the perfectly manicured grounds of the golf course and glistening lake below.

Access for the bride is ideal with options available from within Views 101 or from the Golfing veranda means minimal guests will see you until the moment is just right.

You have the option to add the Boardroom to your wish list in order to finalise your preparations or to simply enjoy a beverage or two with your Bridal Party, maybe to calm the nerves.

Alfresco Lawn

 

Our newly grassed alfresco lawn is ready and awaiting your next private event, perfect for large groups looking for an outdoor space to party into the night. A beautiful gazebo, manicured gardens surround it and festoon lighting above. We suggest food stalls or cocktail style dining for this area. A blank outdoor canvas for you to use your imagination to create something unique and unforgettable.

The Lodge Lawn

 

A more open and on show space so confidence is key. It is extremely pretty in nature with its mini-Arbor and koi ponds as the back drop. The very nature of this venue means a small affair with combination of seated and standing guests all having wonderful aspects.

The venue is ideal if combining with a reception as your guests won’t have yet entered the lodge building which by virtue is an experience in its self.

The Lodge Lawn much like the 18th lawn can bring a more playful approach for the bride with Golf Carts as a great memorable arrival option and very short walk thereafter.

Photos are perfect here and of immediate nature meaning the timing can be reduced for you and guests before your wedding reception begins.

The 9th Lawn

 

This location makes for a memorable and impressive entrance having your guest’s watch you walk down a grand stone staircase followed by walking down a natural hilled surface towards your husband to be.

With a stunning backdrop of the Lake and Enchanted Valley your guests will be in awe, not only with how stunning you look on your big day but from the magnificent views beyond you. This location is a photographers dream as every direction you turn nature is at your door step, which may even include a kangaroo or two.

Holding your ceremony here with a paired reception venue of either Views 101 or 102 creates a fluid movement from ceremony to reception as it is in close proximity to each other.

The 18th Lawn

 

A spectacular location in which to get married, this fully outdoor venue is perfect in Spring and Autumn months, with its lush green grass underfoot and the canopy of the native bush to provide some shade.

The magical note is the views behind you as you tie the knot.  The Enchanted Valley falls away behind you.

Your guests can be seated with plenty of room remaining for those to stand from an elevated position which means your guests all get uninterrupted views of your union unfolding.

The perfect spot to grab those immediate photos with the whole guest list as the lake below and 9th fairway beyond frame that must have photo opportunity.

Reception Locations

Views 101

 

Walking into our grand stone walled lobby your guests will move past our indoor water feature and straight into Views 101 – the perfect option for a cocktail reception or an intimate dining affair.

With floor to ceiling windows, a private bar & looking out over the Alfresco Terrace & the Enchanted Valley below.

For larger cocktail parties you can make the Alfresco Terrace a lovely addition, creating an indoor and outdoor area for your guests to relax.

Views 101

 

Walking into our grand stone walled lobby your guests will move past our indoor water feature and straight into Views 101 – the perfect option for a cocktail reception or an intimate dining affair.

With floor to ceiling windows, a private bar & looking out over the Alfresco Terrace & the Enchanted Valley below.

For larger cocktail parties you can make the Alfresco Terrace a lovely addition, creating an indoor and outdoor area for your guests to relax.

Views 102 + Balcony

 

This two tiered beauty is suited in the impeccable location, your guests gathering on the balcony for initial beverages while enjoying the view below of the Enchanted Valley.

Moving into the room you still get full advantage of the view below due to the floor to ceiling windows. This room is ideal for 80 – 120 people seated, utilizing the two tiered area having your bridal party elevated, front and center, accompanied with 2 tables either side for your VIP guests.

The remainder of your guests situated on the level below being able to view the Bridal Party in its full glory. You have the option to add the Forest Views Room for a private dance floor area. This room has a private bar.

Forest Views

 

Small doesn’t mean less significant in our eyes, this space show cases a small area for a more intimate reception without losing the magical views of the Forest and beyond.

Holding maximum of 40 pax in a seated capacity and the ability to use the decking area that wraps the outside, perfect indoor/outdoor experience for your guests.

The Alfresco Terrace

 

A valuable outdoor space overlooking the Enchanted Valley, ideal for those wishing to party under the stars. This area is not only great for a ceremony but is a perfect location for your reception.

As the sunsets over the course for those warm balmy summer nights with space is ideal for cocktail receptions of 80 -140 people.

Sandalwood Room

 

The Sandalwood Room is our largest room and accommodate up to 170 pax seated & 200 pax Cocktail . If you are looking to impress your guests with a floral installation this room has the perfect coffered ceiling to create that WOW factor.

This room has an outlook over our front water feature and mirrored end walls to create that sense of space and a reflection of the beautiful reception you created. This room can be divided into two rooms to accommodate a smaller and more intimate affair.

Boardroom

 

The boardroom is an ideal additional space for a chill out area. A space for multiple uses throughout the day, for a private drink and refresh before the ceremony, a post ceremony drink, and an intimate moment for the newlywed couple or a nice space for your bridal party to refresh before they enter the reception, the options are endless.

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