Perfect Match: Your Ultimate Wedding Venue

Whether you’re after a bright and breezy beach wedding or a green-fringed bushland setting, your wedding venue should be a unique reflection of who you are as a couple. Selecting your wedding venue is one of the most important choices you’ll make on your wedding planning journey. Sure, choosing your wedding dress (not to mention wedding cake flavour) is a serious business, but your wedding location can make or break your big day.

Couple at their wedding

Unique venue ideas

Whether it’s finding venue inspiration on social media or attending open days to get a feel for a location, researching your options thoroughly is the key to selecting the wedding venue of your dreams.

From a classic country garden party, to a refined ballroom wedding with unforgettable views of Melbourne’s skyline, put these four, unique venue ideas on your shortlist:

Couple at their wedding

Garden gathering

Whether you opt for a lavish lawn marquee or choose to exchange vows in an architecturally-designed gazebo, the Yarra Valley’s RACV Healesville Country Club is a standout spot to tie the knot. An all-in-one venue with a classic country garden party vibe, RACV Healesville Country Club allows you to set the scene with wedding packages to suit all types of couples. Inclusions such as white garden chairs, a red carpet and access to a dedicated wedding coordinator means you can relax on your big day and let the professionals take care of everything. 

RACV Healesville Garden Wedding

Your wedding 

An upcoming Wedding Open Day is the perfect opportunity to get a feel for what your wedding at RACV Healesville Country Club would be like. On the day you’ll get to meet our experienced wedding coordinators, chat with the property’s talented pastry chef, listen to live music, discover endless photo opportunities, walk through the ceremony set for that special moment, and enjoy complimentary canapes and a glass of sparkling upon arrival. Register here to come along!

Couple holding hands at their wedding reception at RACV City Club

City convenience

An award-winning wedding venue located right in the heart of Melbourne, the RACV City Club is a top choice if you’re keen on enjoying all that Melbourne has to offer, especially the city’s impressive skyline views. With various room styles and sizes to choose from and comfortable accommodation located on site, the RACV City Club is a crowd-pleasing venue for weddings, large and small. A standout space for up to 340 guests, Level 17 features a pre-function lounge, exclusive access to a rooftop terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer views of the city lights and Port Phillip Bay. A more intimate space for up to 110 guests, the Club Pavilion also has floor-to-ceiling windows offering city views and natural light, as well as a private pre-function area with direct access to an outdoor terrace.

Outdoor wedding set up at RACV Resorts

Woodland wedding

Located right on the edge of the Creswick State Forest, RACV Goldfields Resort is the perfect venue if you’re after a forest-fringed wedding infused with the scents and sounds of the Australian bush. Exchange vows in the native gardens, then take in forest views over a few drinks on the Ballroom terrace, before heading inside for a feast. With 113 spacious rooms, an 18-hole Tony Cashmore-designed golf course and spa offering soothing treatments, your guests will no doubt want to make a weekend of it.

Couple at the beach getting married

Coastal cool 

If you can’t decide between having a beach wedding or a bush wedding, why not head to the Mornington Peninsula and have both at RACV Cape Schanck Resort? Access to both pristine bushland and ocean views are yours when you hold your wedding at this striking resort capable of hosting events for up to 450 guests.



RACV event space set up for a wedding

Choose to exchange vows at one of the local beaches or head to the resort’s picturesque Tea Tree Garden to make it official.

Inside, the Great Southern Ballroom offers a picturesque golf course outlook towards Port Philip Bay while the Horizon Ballroom is all about the dramatic ocean views over Bass Strait (the ultimate spot to catch a memorable sunset over the water). Onsite accommodation makes it easy for the wedding party and guests to kick up their heels without worrying about who is driving home.


Want more wedding inspiration? Check out our new  RACV Weddings Pinterest page or take a look at these incredible RACV wedding venues