Sydney Rooftops, Piers, and Decks Where You Can Have a Wedding With Harbour Views
By Stephanie Harrison /Sydney Venue Expert
Mon 5th Dec 2022 Wedding Venues
Plan the perfect wedding with a breathtaking view! Explore Sydney’s rooftop wedding venues, piers, and decks for an unforgettable ceremony with harbour views.
Home to some of the most beautiful beaches and vistas in Australia, it’s no wonder that Sydney is a favourite destination for weddings with harbour views. From Sydney rooftop wedding venues to piers and decks, the coastal city doesn’t lack variety.
Suppose you want to get married overlooking the Sydney Opera House. Check! Or, you want to have your wedding ceremony in one of the chicest Sydney pier wedding venues. Check! Even better, you want to throw an unforgettable event amidst a historic site that dates back to the 19th century. Check! We’ve got venues to suit each of those desires.
Read on to discover some of Sydney’s best wedding venues with harbour views. To narrow it down further, give us a shout and we’ll guide you to a space that’s perfect for your plans.
1. Gunners’ Barracks
Gunners’ Barracks started as barracks in the 19th century and ended up as a historic event venue for fairytale wedding seekers. On-site, you’ll find a terrace with a panoramic waterfront view that rivals even the most famous Sydney rooftop wedding venues. It’s your go-to venue if you want to enjoy an unforgettable day amidst remnants of the past.
2. Bathers’ Pavilion
With laidback coastal vibes and European-inspired decor, Bathers’ Pavilion will make your dream of having an extravagant harbour view wedding come true. Its terrace overlooks a waterfront view that’ll shimmer in your wedding photos, and its dedicated event team will give you a stress-free day and tend to all your needs in a timely fashion.
3. Zest Boathouse at The Spit
Zest Boathouse provides a perfect balance between luxury and relaxation, the former achieved through sophisticated decor and the latter through the laidback harbour view. Guests can look forward to a fun time on the terrace that overlooks Sandy Bay. And best of all, the event planning team will help you throw a flawless ceremony with views for days.
4. Zest Beachouse at Point Piper
Zest Beachouse shines among Sydney wedding venues with views of harbours because of its spacious event areas and an unrivalled view of open waters. From its catering and event planning to its interior decor, all the amenities provided by Zest are of premium quality. One of its event areas, the Pacific room, has an outdoor balcony where you can throw your dream waterfront wedding of your dreams.
5. Theatre Bar
Theatre Bar’s distinction is that it has a large balcony overlooking Sydney Harbour and Harbour Bridge that makes for a magical view. Not just that, but It also has a rustic design that provides cozy and chic vibes, and you can decorate it the way you like for your wedding day. Add in Theatre Bar’s exceptional catering menu and experienced staff, and you have yourself an unforgettable occasion.
6. Coogee Bay Hotel
With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the open waters and a large balcony where your guests can mingle, Coogee Bay Hotel lends itself well to a nautical themed wedding. The deck venue boasts naturally lit rooms and charming aesthetics that’ll give you unforgettable wedding photos. Boutique accommodation allows you and your wedding party to stay the night before and after your wedding too.
7. Sofitel Darling Harbour
The unparalleled view of Darling Harbour that Sofitel Darling Harbour boasts makes it worthy of our list. This one ticks every element you would find on a “dream wedding list” with its European-inspired walls and contemporary rooms that blend in perfectly with the water view. And if luxury or modernity is what you’re after, you can host your wedding in the Magnifique Ballroom or the Byrne room, respectively.
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8. Cruise Bar
Cruise Bar boasts an unparalleled harbour view of the Sydney Opera House, promising you unforgettable wedding photographs. It has three spacious event areas where you can enjoy the most exciting day of your life, including a rooftop wedding venue to enjoy Sydney’s refreshing weather. From its world-class menus to its modern settings, you can’t go wrong with this one!
9. Ovolo Woolloomooloo
From its compelling harbour view to its exceptional guest suites and amenities, Ovolo Woolloomooloo delivers a well-rounded experience for you and your guests. It has open-plan reception rooms with waterfront views, picturesque indoor and outdoor areas, and some of the best catering services among Sydney pier wedding venues.
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10. Sergeants’ Mess
Whether you’re after an extravagant ballroom wedding or a laidback outdoor ceremony, Sergeants’ Mess will accommodate your needs with its spacious event areas. Its unique deck located on the water’s edge gives it one of the best Sydney Harbour views around the city. Not only that, but it can also give your guests a fashionable arrival at the wedding in water taxis.
Which of these dazzling venues will be the one? Get in touch with us now, and we’ll help you find the perfect fit!