THE TOP 10 BEST WEDDING VENUES IN
GEELONG & BELLARINE PENINSULA FOR 2023-2024
Situated approximately 1 hour out of Melbourne, Geelong, and the Bellarine Peninsula is a beautiful haven of coastal beaches, wineries, historical architecture, scenic parks, and picturesque wedding venues.
With an abundance of wedding venues on offer on the Bellarine Peninsula, it won’t be too difficult to find the perfect one for you. Whether you’re after a boutique winery, country style vibe or casual beach wedding, we’ve narrowed down 10 of our favourite wedding spots to make your choice a little bit easier.
Known for it’s super chill vibe, we have collated a shortlist of what we feel are the ‘best wedding spots’ in Geelong based on accommodation aesthetics, proximity to the beach, gourmet dining options, service excellence and lush surroundings.
With something to suit every bride and groom’s taste, Geelong is the perfect location to say - “ I do.” Let’s explore.
1. Jack Rabbit Vineyard
Located on the stunning Bellarine Peninsula, Jack Rabbit Vineyard is a winner on all fronts. Boasting two beautiful venues on the property and top-notch scenery for wedding photos, it’s a special place for even the most discerning couple. If you like the idea of iconic beach views combined with a rustic winery feel and palatial outdoor space, you can’t go past Jack Rabbit for it’s unique style and contemporary vibe.
Address: 85 McAdams Lane, Bellarine VIC
Phone: (03) 5251 2223
2. Bellbrae Harvest
If you can imagine a picturesque wedding celebration set on a serene 17 acres, surrounded by the Great Ocean Road surf coast, then this may be the ideal wedding destination for you. Featuring an idyllic lily pond (the perfect backdrop for photos) and a huge terrace overlooking the beautiful countryside, it’s the perfect venue to host a relaxed cocktail event or stylish wedding among the vines. If you like some rustic country charm mixed with elegant interiors, Bellbrae Harvest is sure to impress.
Address: 45 Portreath Rd, Bellbrae VIC
Phone: 0438 662 090
3. Mount Duneed Estate
Mt.Duneed Estate specialises in winery weddings, all catered to different tastes and budget requirements. With sensational 360-degree views, your wedding celebrations will be the talk of the town. Whether you’re after a relaxed cocktail event or an elaborate celebration for up to 350+ guests, the crew at Mt. Duneed will ensure your wedding is a huge success. Need a dedicated wedding events team? No problem. From organising the dinner experience, flowers, music to wine for your guests, the team is ready to create the most perfect wedding day that you will remember forever.
Address: 65 Pettavel Rd, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
Phone: (03) 5266 1244
4. Terindah Estate
Terindah Estate is a popular choice for many couples looking for something stylish and unforgettable for their wedding day. Situated only 1.5 hours from Melbourne, the Terindah team provides a pick up service for guests, seasonal produce and delicious wine from its onsite vineyard. Every wedding is created using the finest attention to detail, with no stone left unturned. For an exceptional wedding celebration, you can’t go past this superb venue for its countryside scenery, beach views and quality service. We know you won’t be disappointed.
Address: 90 McAdams Ln, Bellarine VIC 3223
Phone: (03) 5251 5536
5. Clyde Park
This family owned and operated business is a jewel in the local Moorabool Valley region. Located on vast farmland of 167 acres with locally grown organic produce and boutique winery onsite, there is something special about holding a wedding at Clyde Park. For your wedding ceremony, choose to from the Barrel Room and Upper & Lower Terraces, each with their own different and unique interior features. Whatever your personal taste, the team at Clyde Park is more than happy to accommodate to your unique wedding day requirements.
Address: 2490 Midland Highway, Bannockburn 3331
Phone: (03) 5281 7274
6. Rocklea Farm
Rocklea Farm is a rustic country retreat located only 15 minutes from inner city Geelong. With picturesque views of nature, you can’t go past the natural beauty of Rocklea. Whether you’re interested in holding in a rustic barn style wedding, enjoying casual cocktails in the courtyard or hosting guests in the large outdoor areas, you are spoilt for choice at Rocklea Farm. If you want something different from a traditional wedding setting, Rocklea is the perfect combination of vintage and contemporary elegance.
Address: 159 Friend in Hand Rd, Stonehaven VIC 3218
Phone: 0408 882 131
This heritage listed boiler house is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced for a wedding day celebration. Having completed a full renovation, you will love the industrial feel this space has to offer. The huge window feature brings the indoor and outdoor elements together beautifully, adding a touch of luxury to your special day. Your guests will also adore the cocktail bars and spacious surrounds this venue delivers, making it the ultimate choice for a mezzanine style wedding.
Address: PH2, 33 Mackey St, North Geelong VIC 3215
Phone: 0499 331 915
8. The Warehouse
Think vintage warehouse, high ceilings and industrial polished concrete floors. The Warehouse Geelong is an iconic 1920’s style venue that’s hard to beat for a classic wedding day celebration. If you like a mix of rugged luxury, this beautiful space will deliver a unique wedding experience that will deliver on satisfaction. Enjoy stunning banquet seating, vintage chairs, tables and onsite accommodation, and you have the perfect recipe for a memorable wedding day.
Address: 5 Little Ryrie St, Geelong VIC 3220
Phone: 0431 036 688
9. Merne Lighthouse
Merne Lighthouse knows how to create the best wedding events on the Bellarine Peninsula without compromising on quality. From a beautiful selection of food, wine, reception interiors and your own personal event planner, there’s no better place to celebrate your big day. With spectacular views of the olive groves and vineyard, the team at Merne will ensure your wedding is a monumental success.
Address: 650 Andersons Rd, Drysdale VIC 3222
Phone: (03) 5251 5541
10. Provenance Wines
From the moment you walk through the door you will feel its warmth, character and charm. Features include a stunning Oregon lined cathedral-like ceiling, rustic white-washed bluestone walls lined with barrels and beautiful soft greenery throughout.
This historic and unique space is flexible and can be transformed to fulfill your dream wedding day. They'll provide you with personalised service for your entire wedding journey.
With capacity for 250 people stand up and 180 sit down, award-winning catering, quality wine and friendly service are ingredients for an unforgettable event. the absolute jewel in the crown!
Address: 100 Lower Paper Mills rd, Fyansford
Phone: (03) 5222 3422