Yarra Valley Lodge

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2, Heritage Avenue, Chirnside Park, Victoria, 3116, Australia


Yarra Valley Lodge Weddings

If you’re looking for a picture-perfect setting for your Yarra Valley wedding, Yarra Valley Lodge is a wonderful choice. This all-inclusive destination venue is a popular venue choice for elegant country weddings near Melbourne, with everything you need for an unforgettable wedding experience in one place. There are two beautiful outdoor ceremony options, a grand ballroom, a light-filled conservatory, luxurious onsite accommodation, and endless photo opportunities on the sprawling estate.

From your initial meeting until you check out of the lodge on the morning after your wedding, you can expect personalised service at every turn. Yarra Valley Lodge’s specialist wedding coordinators will go above and beyond to ensure your wedding is a stress-free and memorable celebration with your loved ones. Pair their expertise with gourmet menus showcasing the region’s finest produce and wines, and you’ve got yourself the perfect destination wedding venue nestled right at the gateway to the Yarra Valley.


The Scene at Yarra Valley Lodge

We can’t imagine a more magical setting for your wedding celebrations than a beautiful estate nestled in the rolling hills of the Yarra Valley. From the moment you arrive at Yarra Valley Lodge, you’ll fall in love with its classic country lodge feel and breathtaking views of the Yarra Ranges. Think warm hues, inviting spaces, luxurious accommodation, cosy fireplaces, and a grand ballroom for elegant wedding receptions.

If you’re dreaming of a romantic garden ceremony, Yarra Valley Lodge has two spectacular locations to choose from. Say your vows down by the idyllic lake surrounded by lush greenery, or opt for a secluded ceremony at the lodge’s intimate private terrace. Following your ceremony, you’ll have use of the lodge’s golf buggies so you can head off with your bridal party for photos on the immaculate grounds.

Receptions often unfold in the light-filled conservatory at Yarra Valley Lodge, with long banquet tables set for dinner and rustic elements adding to the country lodge feel. Large windows flood the room with natural light while offering uninterrupted views of the adjoining terrace and manicured gardens. For a more classic affair, host your reception in the grand Marmion Ballroom — a versatile, pillarless space with chic neutral interiors.

The convenience of hosting your wedding at a luxurious hotel is unmatched, with everything you need in one place. Yarra Valley Lodge boasts 102 stylish rooms and suites, giving you the option to reserve blocks of rooms for your wedding guests. What’s more, the lodge’s wedding packages include complimentary wedding night accommodation in a Lodge King Room or Suite for the happy couple and discounts on accommodation for your guests.

As well as its elegant accommodation, Yarra Valley Lodge is renowned for its incredible onsite amenities. Why not make the most of everything the lodge has to offer and treat yourself to an indulgent stay on the eve of your wedding? Enjoy some pre-wedding pampering with a luxurious spa treatment, or book in for a round of golf on one of two 18-hole golf courses at The Heritage Golf Club.


Yarra Valley Lodge Wedding Ceremonies

Whether you’re picturing a secluded and intimate setting for your nuptials or a larger open space overlooking rolling hills, Yarra Valley Lodge offers two picturesque outdoor ceremony locations. Botanica is a dreamy lakeside setting that makes the most of the estate’s picture-perfect views of the Yarra Ranges, while the Conservatory Terrace is a private garden ceremony location bordered by beautiful stone paving.

Ceremonies at Yarra Valley Lodge include white timber chairs for 40 guests, a red, white or black carpet runner for your aisle, and access to a private bridal suite. What’s more, if you’re concerned about unpredictable weather, Yarra Valley Lodge has a flexible wedding plan for your peace of mind. The lodge’s bright and airy Conservatory is a wonderful indoor ceremony option.


Yarra Valley Lodge Wedding Receptions

When it comes to your wedding reception at Yarra Valley Lodge, you can expect a magical celebration complete with a gourmet dining experience and some of the Yarra Valley’s best local wines. As you slip away for wedding photos on the estate, your guests can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and canapés as they soak up more of the lodge’s picturesque setting. 

It’s then time for dinner, which is sure to be a focal point of your wedding at Yarra Valley Lodge. Many couples choose to hold their reception in the beautiful Conservatory with a long banquet table set for an elegant dinner. As dinner comes to an end and the celebrations continue into the evening, your guests can spill out onto the adjoining alfresco terrace to dance beneath the twinkling festoon lights.

Another venue option for your reception at Yarra Valley Lodge is the grand Marmion Ballroom. This pillarless space is incredibly versatile and boasts neutral, contemporary interiors that can be styled beautifully to suit any wedding theme, with plenty of room for a dancefloor. You might opt for classic round tables adorned with dreamy floral arrangements and flickering candles for a romantic and intimate feel.


Wedding Photography at Yarra Valley Lodge

You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a location for your wedding photographs on Yarra Valley Lodge’s picturesque grounds. Possible backdrops include expansive golf courses, lakes, manicured lawns, ponds, bridges, and 100-year-old oak trees. Golf buggies are available for the bridal party to assist with transportation around the grounds for photos.

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Capacity

sitting Up to 200 Sitting
standing Up to 400 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor
Outdoor

Facilities

Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 102
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 80

Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Sit Down
 Cocktail
 Shared Platters

Spaces At This Venue

Yarra Valley Lodge Corporate Event Venue Marmion Ballroom

Marmion Ballroom

The versatile Marmion Ballroom can be divided into two individual rooms – Marmion I and Marmion II. In its full capacity, this room can seat approximately 200 seated guests and 300 for cocktail events. This grand, pillarless space leads out to the lodge’s light-filled conservatory and is perfect for elegant ballroom weddings, conferences, cocktail parties, and gala dinners.

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The Conservatory

The bright and airy conservatory is a popular venue choice for weddings, corporate functions, and parties at Yarra Valley Lodge. This private indoor/outdoor setting boasts large windows overlooking a beautiful alfresco terrace and adjoining gardens. The conservatory can accommodate up to 150 seated guests in numerous configurations.

Location

The location of Yarra Valley Lodge

Attractions nearby:

  • Mount Lofty Park
  • The Heritage Golf & Country Club
  • Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

Nearby restaurants:

  • Bella Restaurant (onsite at Yarra Valley Lodge)
  • The Lodge Bar (onsite at Yarra Valley Lodge)
  • Platinum Restaurant Chirnside Park

Venue Testimonials

We had an amazing wedding reception at the Yarra Valley Lodge. All the staff were very helpful and having the golf buggies to drive around for photos was fun. The food was great, accommodation was excellent. Highly highly recommend it.

Clare O. ·

My husband and I had our wedding ceremony and reception at Yarra Valley Lodge and it was an absolutely amazing day! I would highly recommend Yarra Valley Lodge as a five-star complete wedding package offering everything from amazing wedding coordinators, beautiful accommodation, a great choice of ceremony and reception locations both indoor and outside, and very friendly and accommodating staff.

Jade U. ·

Yarra Valley Lodge was a perfect choice for our wedding. We were able to have the ceremony, reception and on-site accommodation (for us and all our guests), yet feel like we were in different locations. The staff were very helpful the whole way. The grounds are just beautiful.

Kaitlyn B. ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yarra Valley Lodge’s wedding packages start at $160 per person, based on a minimum of 50 guests.

The Marmion Ballroom at Yarra Valley Lodge can accommodate up to 200 seated guests and 400 guests for cocktail weddings.

Yes. The Ultimate Yarra Wedding Package includes a complimentary menu tasting for two people. If you opt for the Yarra Wedding Package, a menu tasting can be booked for $45 per person.

Weddings at Yarra Valley Lodge must end by 1am.

Weddings here are relaxed and sophisticated, set on a picturesque estate in the Yarra Valley. Enjoy exceptional dining, onsite accommodation, and personalised service from Yarra Valley Lodge’s specialist wedding coordinators.

Yarra Valley Lodge boasts 102 spacious and well-appointed guest rooms and suites, featuring plush pillowtop beds, minibars and mini-refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs. Each room opens directly onto a beautiful garden terrace or private balcony overlooking the lush natural surroundings of the estate.

Yes. There are 80 undercover parking spaces at Yarra Valley Lodge, as well as an overflow car park.

Yarra Valley Lodge’s team of talented in-house chefs craft incredible menus that showcase the freshest local and seasonal ingredients, focusing on a farm-to-table philosophy.

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