08 Aug 2019
wedding venues Port Stephens

Wedding Venues in Port Stephens That’ll WOW You!

Wedding venues in Port Stephens that will make you go, “wow” are aplenty. From venues with perfect sunset, amazing water views and rustic feel, here are our top venues that will make your wedding at Port Stephens a talking point for many years, and will have your guests begging for a wedding reunion!


Saltwater Restaurant, Fingal Bay

Saltwater Restaurant has an understated elegance that is perfect for couples who are looking for a beachside wedding venue. Situated on top of Surf Life Saving Club overlooking Fingal Beach, Saltwater Restaurant has a relaxed vibe that can give your wedding that easy indoor/outdoor feel. Couples also love the fact that it is ‘naturally beautiful’ that your wedding decor can be as simple as possible, and still have that special feeling.


See Freya & Bryte’s recent beach wedding in Saltwater Restaurant.



Bannisters Port Stephens

Bannisters in Port Stephens will have you uttering ‘wow’ as soon as you set foot in the hotel’s reception. The infinity pool takes centerstage along with the hotel’s impressive floor to ceiling glass windows. Described as a barefoot luxury destination, it’s perfect for couples who want to say “I Do” in style. Impress your friends’ sophisticated taste buds and have your wedding reception in Bannisters Port Stephens’ famous Rick Stein Restaurant. If you’re after a cocktail by the pool wedding, their terrace bar can set the tone for you. Within the hotel grounds, there are also several options to have your wedding ceremony. Once the party is over, each hotel room is meticulously appointed for your and your guests’ enjoyment for your wedding accommodation in Port Stephens.


The Point Restaurant, Soldiers Point

Fall in love with Port Stephens’ perfect sunset and enjoy panoramic water views from The Point Restaurant. Seafood and sunset go hand-in-hand in The Point. Located at the Soldiers Point Marina, just a short drive from Nelson Bay, it’s considered as one of the most established restaurants in the Bay.



The Retreat Port Stephens   

If you’re after rustic themed wedding with bush outlook, then The Retreat Port Stephens is the wedding venue for you. Limited only by your creativity, couples are free to design this venue as you wish. And like a blank canvas, this place comes to life with your own mixed of wedding palette. From picnic style wedding to outdoor wedding reception under the stars, The Retreat Port Stephens offers couples and their guests an exclusive use of accommodation and wedding grounds as part of their wedding package.

Shoal Bay Country Club

Shoal Bay Country Club’s newly renovated Whitesands, adjacent to The Ramada Hotel, will give a touch of magic to your coastal wedding. In the heart of Port Stephens, Shoal Bay Country Club enjoys a charming waterfront wedding location. With open plan wedding space punctuated with architectural design, it is one of Port Stephens’ most sought-after venues for a seaside wedding with the beautiful Shoal Bay beach right in front of you..perfect for beach wedding portraits.



The Anchorage

Even after many years of  our studio being located just right across from The Anchorage, the beautiful waters of Corlette Beach still manage to take our breath away – imagine what it will do to you and your guests! Situated in beautiful marina, this Hampton Style hotel’s location is one of the best in Port Stephens, and will serve as a picture-perfect background when you exchange wedding vows.


See Emily & Shaun’s Port Stephens Wedding at The Anchorage Hotel