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Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding & Event Venue Hire


Venue Pricing

We have two main pricing options for hiring Waingarara Valley as a venue:

Option One is our base hire rate including bar staff, indoor outdoor bar ( with a wide range of glasses) use of the reception hall and outside areas, toilet facilities, food prep area and tea and coffee facilities, tables and chairs, outdoor furniture, umbrellas and games, and a sound system with mic.  Use of the farm with a driver and one 4WD vehicle for your photo shoot. We clear tables and wash or rinse crockery. (If hiring crockery and cutlery from elsewhere there is a $300 charge for clearing and rinsing of dishes. Unless you wish to do this yourselves.)

Option Two includes everything in Option One plus crockery, cutlery. 

A 20% deposit is required up front to secure your booking.

And 20% 6 months out from your wedding date.





































Frequently Asked Questions


What is included in the venue hire fee?

When you hire our venue, you are hiring the use of the building, which has:

  • a substantial reception hall (to fit up to 150 guests) with toilet facilities.

  • a food prep area with double drinks fridge, a sterilizer, and a large chiller

  • tables and chairs

  • glasses

  • a large deck area

  • some outdoor games

  • outdoor furniture - including umbrellas, wine barrel bar leaners and a wine barrel cake table.

  • indoor/outdoor bar & a sound system with mic

You also have use of the surrounding areas of farm and bush on the property for photos. And a driver and 4WD to take you on your photo shoot.

Bar tenders for your wedding, who will clear tables and wash dishes if choosing option one. Or for $300 extra they will clear tables and rinse crockery and cutlery if hiring from elsewhere.

How many people does the venue have capacity for?

We have capacity to host up to 150 guests.

Do we have to pay a bond for the venue?

Our venue bond is $1000 - refunded after your event if there are no damages. 

Is Waingarara Valley a licensed venue?

Waingarara is a licensed venue, with our alcohol license running until 1am.

We currently have the following bar options:

2024 and beyond events, NO BYO Alcohol.

  1. We supply alcohol for you, to an agreed price.

  1. We supply alcohol for you.  
    You pay an agreed price, and your guests pay once that amount has been spent.

  1. Cash Bar
    We supply the alcohol; your guests pay per drink.

  2.  We supply alcohol for you, you pay an amount, and your guests pay for cheaper drinks.

Do you supply glasses?

Yes, all hires include glasses.  

We have a wide range of glasses available - including beer, water, wine, champagne, shot, spirit and cocktail glasses.  You will not need to bring any extras.

Are there any additional cleaning fees?

We're happy for you to do your own cleaning as long as it is done to a satisfiable standard.

If you select Option Two pricing as per the above chart (including crockery) we will clear the tables and wash all the dishes.

We also have an optional cleaning service available.  This costs $400 and includes cleaning of tables, chairs, decks, toilets, walls, floors, kitchen, bar and grounds, as well as rubbish and recycling removal. If you choose option one but hire crockery from elsewhere, we will need to clear tables and rinse dishes therefore there is a $300 charge here unless you choose to do this yourselves.

Can we have our wedding ceremony at the venue as well?

You are welcome to have your ceremony here at no extra charge, or have your ceremony elsewhere and use the venue for the reception only.

What hours is the venue available for?

Waingarara Valley has flexible hours. We have a strict policy of hosting only one event per weekend - which means no stressful time restraints for you!

Our alcohol license runs until 1am.

Is there any transport available?

We have local bus options available at reasonable prices.

Do you have a floristry service?

Waingarara Valley has a bespoke floristry service available (quoted separately) - see more here.

Is there a good location for taking wedding photos?

Waingarara Valley is the perfect location for taking your wedding photos!  We have extensive farmland and bush on the property, including a picturesque creek - all of which make a stunning backdrop. 

Your venue hire fee includes the use of photo props such as our rustic shed, large wooden frame and a vintage car (check out our gallery for inspiration).


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