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Country Club Boulevard, Connolly, Western Australia, 6027, Australia
Joondalup Resort Weddings
Searching for a luxury resort wedding venue near Perth with everything you need in one place? Then look no further than Joondalup Resort. With four magnificent function rooms for receptions and several indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, there’s something for every preference. Not to mention a host of gorgeous photo opportunities within the grounds.
Opt for an all-inclusive wedding package to suit your needs and budget, and get exclusive access to your venue of choice, first-rate caterers and discounted guest rooms at the on-site hotel. You’ll also benefit from an experienced wedding coordinator, plus the option to bring your ceremony indoors if the weather takes a turn for the worse.
The Scene At Joondalup Resort
Located in Connolly, Joondalup Resort is a suburban escape just a stone’s throw away from the sunset coast and several idyllic harbour towns. It’s also only a half-hour drive from Perth’s city centre, making it easy for local guests to access by road. Plus, there are 70 luxury guest rooms and suites on-site to accommodate invitees travelling from further afield.
Ceremonies typically take place in the Lakeview Parklands, with the resort’s lush golf course and cascading fountains providing the perfect backdrop for photos. You can even venture out onto the fairways in the resort’s motorised golf buggies to have further shots taken.
Afterwards, dinner and dancing take place in the nearby Function Centre with lakeside views and mood lighting to match your theme. Alternatively, the opulent Grand Ballroom with marble staircase has a more traditional feel, while the Poolside Marquee is airy and modern.
Whichever event space you choose, you’ll have the freedom and flexibility to style the room so it reflects your style, vision, and overall wedding theme. Dancefloors can also be added to accompany your live band or DJ, and fireworks can be arranged upon request.
Joondalup Resort Wedding Ceremonies
Surrounded by greenery and fountains, Joondalup Resort hosts beautiful outdoor wedding ceremonies on the property. The Lakeview Parklands are backed by natural brush and golf lawns, while the Country Club Bushlands’ manicured gardens boast a pretty vintage gazebo and paved aisle. Meanwhile, the Lakeview Foyer, with tonnes of natural light and expansive views, is ideal for indoor nuptials. Otherwise, St Simon Peter’s Catholic Church is just a 5-minute drive away.
Joondalup Resort Wedding Receptions
This resort wedding venue near Perth is also a hub for receptions. Enjoy a laidback drinks reception with canapés in the View 180 Cocktail Lounge or celebrate poolside in the permanent marquee with a fairy light ceiling. Planning a bigger post-wedding party? Then the chic Grand Ballroom or Lakeview Function Centre are both great choices with numerous layout options.
When it comes to catering, the on-site food and beverage team offers a wide selection of plated menus for sit-down meals, plus buffets, grazing tables and more. The choice is yours!
Wedding Photography At Joondalup Resort
Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Joondalup Resort are:
- Hillary’s Boat Harbour
- Lake Joondalup Nature Reserve
- Wanneroo Botanic Gardens
Wedding Venue Details
Spaces At This Venue
Based at the resort's centre, the Grand Ballroom is a classic event space offering various seating configurations, lighting options and a dancefloor. Accessed via an impressive marble staircase and heavy wood doors, this elegant function room is sure to impress your guests.
View 180 Cocktail Lounge
The View 180 Cocktail Lounge is one of the smaller options on-site, yet it still boasts a private bar and adjoining balcony. You'll also enjoy panoramic views across the resort's outdoor swimming pool and surrounding gardens – an especially beautiful sight as the sun sets.
Lakeview Function Centre
Featuring colour-changing lights and a glass façade with uninterrupted views over the lake and fairways, the Lakeview Function Centre is the largest event space at Joondalup Resort. Made up of two separate wings, it caters for 420 guests cocktail style or can be split into two.
If you're looking for an indoor-outdoor party space, how about the luxury Poolside Marquee bordered by exotic palm trees? This air-conditioned, permanent function room features lots of natural light, sophisticated silk ceiling drapes and strings of fairy lights for extra sparkle.
Joondalup Resort Catering
Joondalup Resort provides an array of Asian, Indian and Mediterranean-inspired menus to reflect the season. This includes canapés, buffets and grazing tables. More formal three-course meals are available, too, with tasty mains such as crispy pork belly and Tasmanian salmon.
Highlights of Catering at Joondalup Resort:
- Exceptional plated, buffet and sharing-style menus available
- Carefully curated beverage packages to complement your dining experience
- Two on-site restaurants and golf course refreshments
We recently had the pleasure of having our wedding at Joondalup Resort. Sarah and the team were fantastic! We had the lakeside view room (The view was fantastic both during the day and night) with 165 people, and the space was incredible. Everyone had a wonderful time. The food was amazing, the staff were exceptional and catered to our needs. The hotel stay was fantastic too. The rooms were tidy, and the cleaning staff were very nice and worked around us too.
Matt F ·
Everything about this venue was amazing!! Our wedding coordinator was a pleasure to work with, and we could not have asked for a better venue/atmosphere to have our special day held at!
Keely W ·
Joondalup Resort is a gorgeous venue for a wedding. We had both our ceremony and reception there, and everything was amazing. Ceremony locations can be chosen from various locations around the resort, with an indoor ceremony location as a backup option if the weather is poor. The ceremony cost is affordable, having various packages, including a variety of options of the arbour, signing table, aisle runner colour and includes chairs for guests.
Gabrielle F ·
Frequently Asked Questions
Joondalup Resort’s carefully curated wedding packages are priced from $145 per person. The venue hire for each event space costs $2500 per day year-round.
Each function room at Joondalup Resort has a different capacity, which varies depending on the event type. For weddings, these are the maximum guest numbers plated/cocktail style:
- Grand Ballroom – 90-120
- View 180 Cocktail Lounge – 30-80
- Lakeside Function Centre – 300-420
- Poolside Marquee – 120-180
This luxury resort wedding venue near Perth is licensed to host ceremonies and receptions every day until midnight, with the service of alcohol ending no later than 11.30pm.
Wedding celebrations at Joondalup Resort include scenic outdoor ceremonies amongst peaceful gardens and a Championship golf course. From there, the party moves inside to one of four main reception venues to suit your number of guests and preferred décor style. For more formal celebrations, enjoy pre-dinner drinks followed by a 3-course sit-down meal.
Joondalup Resort has 70 comfortable guest rooms and larger suites too, each with its own courtyard or balcony. Wedding guests/ event attendees get a 10% discount on standard rates, and all reception packages include a complimentary overnight stay for the newlyweds.
Yes, there are over 200 free car parking spaces at this resort wedding venue near Perth.
There are various dining options available at Joondalup Resort, including two restaurants and an in-house catering team on hand for events. The varied cuisine features Indian, Asian and Mediterranean dishes, with halal, vegetarian and vegan options included. Choose from canapés, buffets, sharing style dishes or 3-course dinners, including set or choice menus.
Only Kosher external caterers are permitted, with Yofi’s Catering the recommended supplier.
Yes, all weddings with more than 30 guests need security. This service is provided by the resort and covers the final 4 hours of the event at a set rate of $250.
Darcy's worked in the event industry since 2011 and absolutely loves it. Weddings are her jam, and she's produced weddings at various event centres, heritage sites, and gardens. Fun fact: She once worked as Minnie Mouse in Orlando's Disneyworld.