Bawley Bush Retreat
101 Willinga Rd,
Bawley Point NSW 2539

Tel: +61 2 6100 4743

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Bawley Bush Weddings offers two, 3- day DIY wedding packages set in a stunning 36 acre lakefront, spotted gum and Burrawang forest on the South coast of NSW.


The property features three wedding venues, a well- equipped caterers’ kitchen, accommodation for up to 45 guests in a variety of sustainably built eco cottages,  sweeping lawns down to the lake, levelled lawns for games and outdoor dining and powered sites for food and drink providers.

There are 3 acres of sole-access lakeside reserve for kayaking, kms of paths around the property for bushwalking and birdwatching and the property is pet friendly so that you can bring up to 2 of your best four- legged buddies to your wedding.

DIY Package 1 Pricing

From 60 to 120 seated and 150 Cocktail guests and accommodation for up to 45 people

Spring 2019 and 2020

September to pre-Xmas –

Weekends $13,205 to $17,375

Midweek   $10,535 to $13,865

Summer 2019/2020 and 2020/2021

Pre-Christmas to last week in January

(price applies to whole week at this peak period) $14,040 to $20,230

Autumn 2020 and 2021

Feb to Mid may

Weekends $13,205 to $17,375

Midweek $10,535 to $13,865

Winter 2020

Mid May to September

Weekends $11,314 to $14,464

Midweek $ 9,527 to $1,2047

ackage 1

~ Cockatoo Function Room and Hexadome Marquee ~


For 60 to 120 seated or up to 150 cocktail  and

Accommodation for 45 guests

and access to the whole site.

Venue arrival 12.00pm day1 and check-out 2.00pm day 3.

Cottages arrival 3pm day one and check-out 11am day 3

Early arrival and later departures may be available 2 weeks before the event

Package I includes the use of the beautiful and versatile Cockatoo Function Room, the 175sqm Hexadome Marquee, accommodation for up to 45 guests in all cottages and the exclusive use of the entire property, including the use of any building, arbour or preferred space for your ceremony and off road parking for all guests.  


The Cockatoo Function Room has a vaulted hardwood ceiling and polished floor, wide veranda and breezeway and a service bar. It is equipped with its own PA, sound mixing and lighting equipment and rising stage. This room could easily be set up as a chapel, or as a dance hall, or set for the reception. The slow combustion fuel heating is ideal for winter weddings. Tables and chairs for up to 120 seated guests can be set up in either venue or out -doors on the levelled lawns. The well -equipped caterers’ kitchen located in the adjacent Café cottage, comes complete with crockery, cutlery and glass wear, with cotton tablecloths and napkins as required.


The Hexadome Marque comes complete with canopy and sides and carpeted floor. Its lighting truss can be lowered to ground level to decorate and/or add additional lighting.  4.8 x 4.8 dance floor and annex or camp matting is available on request.


Included in this package is accommodation for up to 45 guests with beds made up with quality linen in all cottages on the property. 

ackage  2

~ Kookaburra Cottage ~

Arrival 12 pm day 1, check-out 1 pm day 3 
~ Wombat Caravan ~ 
Arrival 3 pm day 1, check-out 11 am day 3 
(Early arrival and later departures negotiable 
within 2 weeks of your event)

DIY package 2 is available for mid-week weddings,


This package features the exclusive use of the Kookaburra Cottage including the grounds, the pond and the area in the vicinity of the Wombat caravan. The Kookaburra cottage has a capacity for up to 35 seated or cocktail guests. The cottage has a well- equipped kitchen with crockery cutlery and glass ware, spacious living and dining areas, and a large deck overlooking the expansive lily pond. Additional tables and chairs are included and can be set up as required.


Accommodation with linen provide is for up to10 people in king size and king single beds in Kookaburra Cottage and additional couple in the Wombat Caravan.  There is the option to accommodate further guests in additional cottages.

DIY Package 2 pricing

For up to 35 Guests and accommodation for 12 Guests at the Kookaburra Cottage

Spring 2019 to Autumn 2021

Mid-week $3,280 to $3,420