Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat - The Ultimate Guide

About Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat

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If you have envisioned an epic multi-day wedding surrounded by your nearest and dearest, Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is the wedding venue for you! You’ll have privacy and full access to this purpose-built luxury venue for 3 days and 2 nights.  A single wedding day can go by so quickly so why not make your wedding day a multi-day event and spend more time enjoying every moment with friends and family.

Set on 100 acres of pristine property, facilities include the Rock Cathedral, Sunset Deck, Reception Hall, bar, dance floor, alfresco area, pool, bonfire pit, games and BBQ areas.

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Does Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat Offer Accommodation?

The Kangaroo Valley wedding venue offers 34 modern, air-conditioned luxury cabins set amongst lush bush gardens and walkways and surrounded by spectacular scenery. Each room can accommodate 2 people including either queen or single bed options. Including 2 disabled rooms with full accessibility, the venue can accommodate 68 guests.

The Bridal Suite, Bridal Lounge And The Den

The Bridal Suite and Bridal Lounge offer all the facilities you could ever need including a salon-style setup with large mirrors, lounges and plenty of natural light that’s a perfect place for you and your bridesmaids to get ready in comfort and in privacy.

The Den offers all the comforts for your partner with a large outside deck, with deck chairs, fridge, glassware and air-conditioning.

What If I Need More Accommodation?

With an abundance of additional accommodation nearby your guests have the option to choose from luxury homes or villas, hotels, cabins, cottages or larger Airbnb homesteads like the wedding film below.

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 John and Christina’s Kangaroo Valley Elopement

What Are The Ceremony Options?

Nestled within ancient sandstone is the Rock Cathedral offers an elevated stage and seating for your guests. The Rock Cathedral is truly a magical location for a unique ceremony. Since the bushfires and the redevelopment of the venue, two new easy-access paths have been created to easily access the Rock Cathedral.

As the name suggests the Sunset Deck is a wonderful option for your ceremony but also a dreamy location for sunset cocktails and canapes. Surrounded by the greenery of new gum trees, picturesque views of the mountains and the Kangaroo River this is truly a unique experience for you and your guests.

As a wet weather backup, the Function Area can also be used for your ceremony.

What Are The Reception Options?

The Function Area and adjoining Alfresco Area are brand new architecturally designed spaces created especially for weddings and events. With loads of room for your celebration, this stunning venue offers high ceilings, a fireplace, a large commercial kitchen, air conditioning and seating for over 128 guests.

Another attraction is the late-night fire pit. This grand space with cosy seating offers a perfect setting for a cosy pre-wedding get-together or somewhere to wind down after a big day of celebrating.

(Campfire singalongs optional)

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Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat Function Area

What Are Some Other Attractions In Kangaroo Valley?

While there is plenty to do at the venue, the surrounding area of Kangaroo Valley offers shopping and local produce, wine tasting and tours. For those seeking a little more excitement you have options for hiking and bush walking, golfing, kayaking and bass fishing.

How much does a wedding cost at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat?

Weekday Pricing: Low season pricing for the venue starts at $13,540 for 2024 and high season pricing starts at $16,640

Weekend Pricing: Low season pricing for the venue starts at $19,540 for 2024 and high season pricing starts at $26,640

What Are The Catering Options?

Kangaroo Valley bush retreat has partnered with Rabbit & Co which specialises in premium wedding and event catering. Including uniquely crafted dishes of the finest ingredients, delicious grazing tables and amazing banquette feasts. Offering select wine, chunky side dishes, crusty bread, delectable deserts and more, you’re spoilt for dining options.

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What Is The Address?

How do I get to Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat?

Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is located in Kangaroo Valley and is accessible via the Southern Highlands or the South Coast via Berry. Travel from Wollongong is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes and travel from Sydney is approximant 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Is There Parking At Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat?

Yes, plenty of parking is available at the venue and close to the accommodation. The last few hundred meters of the road leading to the carpark and venue is unsealed, this is suitable for all vehicles but please slow down and watch for wildlife.

Why I Recommend Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat (As A Wedding Videographer)

From the moment you arrive at the venue, you’ll see kangaroos, wombats and cockatoos. The feeling of being surrounded by wildlife and so much natural beauty creates a relaxed and unique vibe for you and your guests.

As the gum trees bloom new life with so much vibrant greenery against the warm tones of sandstone rock, this is a wedding videographer’s dream backdrop. Because the Sunset Deck faces the west and is at elevation, this is the place to be for capturing next-level golden hour photography and videography.

The new Function Area is an exciting blank canvas that comes to life through personal styling. The room acoustics are great, making formalities like speeches a pleasure for your videographer to record. You can watch more Kangaroo Valley wedding films here.

5 Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of Your Wedding Day

– Allow a little time in your wedding day schedule to include some golden hour video shoot time. Sunset is often the best time for your videographer and photographer to create amazing images.

– Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is at an elevation of a couple of hundred meters, while it’s often warm during the day it can get chilly at night. Having some additional warm clothes for your bridal party and letting your guests know about the possible change in night-time temperature will ensure you and your guests are comfortable.

– Don’t forget your swimwear. The venue includes a brand-new pool and is the perfect fix after a big night of celebrating or lazy pre-wedding cocktails.

– The new Kangaroo Valley Bush retreat is in high demand, be flexible with your wedding date and check availability with the venue as soon as possible.

-To complement the venue’s fun and laid-back vibe, consider choosing trusted wedding suppliers that complement your vision for your wedding day

Dion Cario Films

Hello, new friend, I’m Dion and thanks for stopping by my little corner of the interwebs. If you’re considering wedding videography at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat, I would be delighted to work with you in capturing some epic memories! Hit the lets chat button below and I’ll be in touch.