Bawley Bush Weddings offers 2 night (3-day) DIY packages for weddings-with-accommodation set in a stunning 36 acre lakefront, spotted gum and Burrawang forest on the South coast of NSW.


All packages include exclusive whole-of-property access, a choice of wedding venues, a well-equipped caterer's kitchen, a large inside bar and lounge area and 2-nights accommodation for up to 30 guests in eco cottages. Choose your own providers or pick from our list of experienced suppliers. Food trucks, drinks vans etc are welcome.

Package tariffs vary by size of reception (under 60#, 60-90# and 90-120#) and also by the season of the year. Our only optional venue extras are our hexadome marquee and ground hire for third party alternatives. 

Venue arrival 12.00pm day 1 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

More details, all packages ...........

Tariffs include the use of the beautiful and versatile Cockatoo Room, access by your caterer to the kitchen, the indoor bar and lounge area, the 175sqm lighted hexadome marquee frame (but fabric over it to make marquee is extra), lawn spaces (ground rent applies to any 3rd party marquee), use of sound equipment, use of arbor or any other preferred space for your ceremony and plenty parking for all guests.  

 The Cockatoo Room has a slow-combustion fuel stove s ideal for winter weddings, stored tables and chairs for up to 120 seated guests that can be set up in inside or outside and a rising stage....great for your musos. The well-equipped adjacent caterers’ kitchen comes complete with crockery, and cutlery  for 120# with cotton tablecloths and napkins as required. There is plenty of food storage area. The nearby indoor bar is set up for easy self-catering of your alcohol (it can't be sold): glassware, counters, refrigeration and coffee machine (coffee not supplied)


The permanant hexadome marquee frame comes with optional extra cost fabric canopy with 6 zippable sides and doors (3 clear, 3 opaque fabric) and floor. Its truss can be hand-winch lowered to ground level to decorate it and/or to add additional lighting. 


Package 1: Under 60 guests

Package 2: 60- 89 guests

Package 3: 90-120 guests

20% off all advertised tariffs for events booked by 15 Oct 2020

Weekend / Weeknight Tariffs

Includes 2 nights accommodation unless stated.

Add 5% for dates past Autumn 2021

Winter 2020: Mid May - Mid September

Package 1: $12, 660 / $10,472

Package 2: $15,472 / $12,722

Package 3: $18510 / $15,152

Spring 2020: Mid Sept to pre-Christmas

Package 1: $15,187 / $12,060

Package 2: $18,532 / $14,685

Package 3: $22177 /  $17,520

Peak 2020/2021: Pre-Christmas to 10 January

Includes 3 nights accommodation instead of 2

Package 1: $20,130 

Package 2: $24,068

Package 3: $28,320

January 10-31 2011

Package 1: $16,037 

Package 2: $19,599

Package 3: $23,447

Autumn 2021: Feb- Mid May

Note there will be a 3 night min and extra cost for Easter

Package 1: $15,187 / $12,060

Package 2: $18,532 / $14,685

Package 3: $22177 /  $17,520

Optional extras:

fabric for hexadome marquee:  $1850 all seasons

Ground hire for 3rd Party marquees: $1.75 per sq m per day.

Note 20% off all above prices for event bookings made by 15 October 2020

Bawley Bush Retreat
101 Willinga Rd,
Bawley Point NSW 2539

Tel: +61 2 6100 4743 


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Groom leads Bride

Bride and Groom hold hands on lawn, guests in the background.