Weddings in the Dandenong Ranges

The Dandenong Ranges is famous for it's wedding venues. Close enough to Melbourne for your guests with plenty of accommodation options. Candlelight Cottages are central to all of the venues making it the perfect place to stay. Twilight Cottage is intimate and romantic, perfect for the wedding couple or maybe their parents. Candelight Cottage has room to get ready so is perfect for a bride and her bridesmaids or groom and groomsmen before the wedding.

  • Sylvia Johnson - Celebrant
  • Ros MacKay - Celebrant


Ros MacKay - Elope 2 Mt Dandenong 0408 921 813
Sylvia Johnson - Life's Celebrations 0419 229 488

We recommend using one of our local celebrants to make sure the official part of your big day goes without a hitch. Both Ros and Sylvia have a relationship with all the local wedding venues and can guide you through your special day, whichever venue you choose.

  • Cloudehill Weddings
  • Cloudehill Weddings

Cloudehill Gardens & Seasons Restaurant

89 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda 03 9751 1009 & 03 9751 0168

Two gardens within Cloudehill make perfect settings for garden weddings. Our ‘Green Theatre’ is a magnificent formal lawn with glorious beech hedges surrounded by mature and historic trees, and the marquee by the Quadrangle Lawn provides shade and shelter and its own elegant ambience. Wedding ceremonies can be scheduled any weekday. Following the ceremony, enjoy the garden while strolling to a reception in Seasons Restaurant. Imagine a morning wedding ceremony, dew still on the flowers, followed by a leisurely and memorable luncheon, then wandering the gardens after ordinary visitors have left.

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  • Weddings at Fortnums Sassafras

Weddings at Fortnums Sassafras

395 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras 03 9755 1200

Fortnums is the premier boutique wedding venue in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges. Set in Sassafras, Fortnums offers an elegant venue with gardens and city views. We cater for weddings from 45 to 100 people in our main venue or we can hold a more intimate ceremony and reception for smaller numbers in our beautiful Garden Room. Whether you choose to hold a formal reception with all the trimmings, or a more casual affair you can be assured of our friendly and professional service. Please feel free to call Kirsty on 9755 1200 for more information or to have a tour.

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  • SkyHigh Weddings
  • SkyHigh Weddings

SkyHigh Mt Dandenong Weddings

26 Observatory Rd, Mt Dandenong 03 9751 0443

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a day special. SkyHigh Mt Dandenong is certainly an extraordinary venue for weddings. There are so many combinations of SkyHigh weddings; we have the most beautiful garden and gazebo for the ceremony and additional gardens for superb photo opportunities, should you go for a chic cocktail function, traditional sit-down lunch or dinner, or perhaps a buffet? What style should the drinks package take and for how long? Do you need the SkyHigh stretch limousine service or exclusive use of the viewing terrace for cocktails? SkyHigh can tailor everything with your budget in mind to create your unique day.

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  • Mist Olinda
  • Mist Olinda

Mist at Olinda Weddings

National Rhododendron Gardens, Olinda 03 9751 0937

Set in the stunning National Rhododendron Gardens, Mist @ Olinda is one of Melbourne’s most beautiful wedding and function settings. The gardens are the ideal backdrop for an unforgettable ceremony, with any number of options; from the gorgeous lakeside gazebo to the superb views of Serenity Point; the most difficult decision is which special location you like best! With the added bonus that after the ceremony your guests can enjoy a walk in one of Australia’s best gardens to the superb function room at Mist.

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  • Weddings at Olinda Tea House

Weddings at Olinda Tea House

86A Olinda-Monbulk Road, Olinda 03 9751 0556

The Olinda Tea House is the ideal wedding venue accommodating small intimate group of 20 to 120 guests. With floor to ceiling windows & doors, your reception will overlook the lush green gardens and bush land backdrop. The bi-fold doors open up to the surrounding deck creating a seamless flow from the indoor reception onto the outdoor areas. It is the perfect place to celebrate your love and bring your loved ones together. It’s also the perfect setting for bridal showers and hen’s parties.

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  • Lyrebird Falls
  • Lyrebird Falls

Lyrebird Falls

175 Monbulk Road, Kallista 03 9755 2505

A boutique Melbourne wedding venue – Set within the lush, evergreen forest of the Dandenong Ranges on the edge of Melbourne you’ll create beautiful and unique memories with a wedding reception and ceremony at Lyrebird Falls. Choose from a garden, ornate gazebo or sweet chapel wedding ceremony, then have photos taken amongst the enchanted Dandenongs. We only hold one event per day, so you and up to 115 wedding guests will enjoy exclusive access to this intimate wedding venue during your ceremony and reception.

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  • Poets Lane
  • Poets Lane

Poets Lane

Cnr Sherbrooke Rd & Poets Lane, Sherbrooke 03 9755 2044

Your exceptional wedding and reception awaits at Poet’s Lane – one of the finest wedding and reception venues in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges. Less than an hour from Melbourne, Poet’s Lane offers everything in one location: an indoor or outdoor ceremony, onsite accommodation, an elegant reception room looking out on to an expansive, beautiful garden, and a range of photography options.

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  • Tatra Receptions
  • Tatra Receptions

Tatra Receptions

1401 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Mt Dandenong 03 9751 1065

For a truly unforgettable wedding experience, you can’t go past Tatra Receptions. The perfect location for a Melbourne wedding, Tatra Receptions provides all the required services to make your special day run according to plan. Tatra offers the choice of and access to three separate options to hold your wedding ceremony onsite at Tatra. Select from the stunning Chapel, Outdoor Gazebo or our Wrought-Iron Cupola. A historic property, Tatra Receptions houses a spacious grand ballroom complete with large dance floor, an entrance foyer suitable for pre-dinner drinks, a bridal change room and fully licensed bar.

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  • Nathania Springs
  • Nathania Springs

Nathania Springs

245 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Monbulk 03 9751 1000

Modelled on a country homestead, Nathania Springs is a purpose-built wedding reception centre. The multi-award winning reception venue has a gorgeous stained-glass chapel, ornate white timber gazebo for garden wedding ceremonies, forest views, water features and a beautiful undercover garden all on-site, making Nathania Springs the perfect setting for your wedding. Stroll through the gardens, inspect the chapel and dining room, chat with the service team and see for yourself what makes Nathania Springs such a special venue with a seamless package of services and exceptional attention to making your special day truly magical.

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