For many couples the ideal wedding venue is one which involves having the river as a backdrop or a romantic beachside location, or even a lakeside setting. The good news is that you can achieve your dream and find exactly what you are looking for right here in Perth. Fortunately there are a wide variety of wedding venues Perth can offer with a waterside setting due to its ideal geographical location. In addition, as it is situated on the West Coast of Australia, Perth is also blessed with spectacular sunsets and you may want to factor this in to the timing of your wedding as an added bonus to produce some fantastic photographs of the sun setting over the river or the Indian Ocean.
Here is a selection of ten wedding venues Perth has to offer if you are looking for a waterfront venue:
The Blue Duck
Right on the iconic Cotttesloe beach with spectacular views across to Rottnest Island, The Blue Duck offers the perfect location for a more informal, relaxed wedding. The Blue Duck can accommodate up to 140 guests with a choice of three function areas including a beautiful balcony for up to 100 guests. Perfect for a wedding on the beach.
The Boatshed Restaurant
Surrounded by nature and set in the beautiful Sir James Mitchell Park, the Boatshed Restaurant affords magnificent 180 degree views of the Swan River and the city of Perth. For a more intimate and luxurious setting for your wedding, check out the Boatshed Restaurant.
Burswood on Swan
Offering another riverside location, Burswood on Swan, situated on the Swan River with panoramic views across to the city, could be perfect for you. Whether you are planning an intimate reception or a large ceremony, Burswood on Swan will be able to accommodate you. Find out more about Burswood on Swan.
Cottesloe Beach Hotel
This well-known art deco hotel set amongst Norfolk pines on the famous Cottesloe beach can accommodate between 100-250 guests in a choice of two rooms with fabulous ocean views. If you are looking for a stylish setting for your wedding, find out more about the Cottesloe Beach Hotel.
Forte Mandurah Quay Resort
If you see yourself arriving by boat and walking down the jetty to your wedding, then why not consider the Forte Mandurah Quay Resort? With breathtaking views over the Peel inlet and a chic interior the Mandurah Quay Resort can offer a wedding with a difference.
Matilda Bay Restaurant
With three exquisite function rooms and an outdoor area right on the water’s edge, Matilda Bay Restaurant provides magnificent views across the Swan River and yacht moorings to the city skyline. One of the most picturesque riverside wedding venues Perth has available. If you are looking for a romantic lawn ceremony in a beautiful al fresco area take a further look at Matilda Bay Restaurant.
This picturesque boutique winery sits amongst rolling landscape with wide-sweeping panoramas. If you are looking for a beautiful and tranquil lakeside setting for your wedding, Millbrook Winery could be your ideal venue.
Mosman Park Golf Club
Perched above the Swan River and offering amazing vistas, Mosman Park Golf Club, with its stunning deck, is perfect for the smaller wedding party, accommodating up to 80 guests. Find out more about Mosman Park Golf Club.
Salt on the Beach
If you are looking for a venue nestled amongst the sand dunes, and situated right next to the Indian Ocean, then you should consider Salt on the Beach for your wedding venue. Offering everything from a formal dinner for 500 guests to a more informal cocktail style reception for up to 1500 guests. Salt on the Beach is one of the few wedding venues Perth offers with exquisite views of the Indian Ocean. Find out more about this uniquely situated venue.
The Tradewinds Hotel Fremantle
This heritage listed building, with its tranquil setting and warm and friendly atmosphere, offers three delightful reception rooms for both the smaller more intimate wedding party and larger parties, all with sweeping views over the Swan River to Fremantle Harbour and the Indian Ocean. Check the date availability of the Tradewinds Hotel.
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