If your pampered pet has its own Instagram page, sleeps on your bed, has more friends than you do or is simply your one-in-a-million fur-kid then rest easy, we have your back.
It’s very quickly becoming the norm to have your beloved pet attend your big day, and why not, they’re a big part of the modern day family.
That’s why we have handpicked what we believe are the top five pet friendly wedding venues across Australia (in no particular order!). Knock yourselves out!
O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat & O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards
Lamington National Park Road, Canungra, Gold Coast
This place is like a fairytale and has two incredible locations to offer – exchange your vows in the vines at Canungra Valley Vineyards or right up in the hinterland in World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park. They take the stress out of planning your big day and best of all, pets are welcome!
Head over to their website for more information – https://oreillys.com.au/getting-married/
Sails on the Bay
15 Elwood Foreshore, ELWOOD, Melbourne
If you live in Melbourne, you have likely hear of Sails on the Bay as it’s been one of the city’s most popular wedding venues for over 20 years. Its purpose built to host your special day and overlooks the sparkling water, what more could you ask for. And yes, your fur-kids are welcome to attend your outdoor ceremony too, sandy paws and all.
Head over to their website for more information – https://sailsonthebay.com.au/
9 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay, Sydney
Dunbar House caters for weddings of all styles with breathtaking views of the Sydney skyline right on the shores of Watsons Bay. Imagine getting hitched under their grand fig tree with amazing views of Sydney Harbour. Guests, including your fur-kids can arrive in style at Watsons Bay wharf, a stone’s throw from the venue.
Head over to their website for more information – http://www.dunbarhouse.com.au
Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens
59 Bundaleer Street, Brookfield, Brisbane
This hidden gem is only 20 minutes from Brisbane CBD and was voted in Top 20 Wedding Destinations in Queensland. Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens is a unique and secluded wedding venue that offers personalised weddings with a lush tropical backdrop. It truly is a magical place to tie the knot and pets are welcome!
Head over to their website for more information – https://bundaleer.com/
Mandalay House & Garden
Adelaide Hills, Adelaide
A luxury, boutique venue located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills surrounded by acres of stunning manicured gardens and rolling countryside. Mandalay offers several ceremony and reception options from formal marquee, cocktail garden party or a country barn wedding. Your furry companion will love this venue!
Head over to their website for more information – https://www.mandalayhouseandgarden.com/
Eight Willows Retreat
Margaret River, Western Australia
This is a one-of-a-kind 75 acre property is tucked away in the picturesque Margaret River region. Eight Willows Retreat boasts panoramic views overlooking lake, bushland & vines with a sweeping veranda alfresco adding to the versatility of this all-weather venue. They also offer Clear Marquee and Sperry Tent receptions on their Parkland Garden. Your fur-babies are well and truly catered for here.
Head over to their website for more information – https://www.eightwillowsretreat.com.au