7 Luxury Wedding Venues in Melbourne

Looking for a luxury wedding venue? You've come to the right place.

Sat just southeast of Melbourne is the glorious Mornington Peninsula, one of Australia’s most popular wine regions, tourist destinations and filled with jaw-dropping wedding venues.The following list of venues are some of the most luxury wedding venues that Australia has to offer. If you're planning your wedding and after a slice of luxury, it makes sense to take a look at some of the best winery wedding venues it has to offer. No matter what sort of vibe, capacity or wedding packages you’re looking for, there’s an option out there for you. 

Tanglewood Estate, A Luxury Wedding Venue in Dromana

1. Tanglewood Estate

Best For:

Those looking to celebrate in style in a quiet oasis, tucked away int he bushland of Dromana. Being able to cater for a guest list of up to 200 guests, you'll be blown away by the choices you've got at Tanglewood Estate. Their Barn is a real showstopper, with glorious high ceilings, a luxury and rustic vibe, it's set on the grounds of a 100 acre property in the heard of Dromana, a little secret hideaway with the most picturesque backdrops.

Budget: From $12,000+

There's a variety of packages available at Tanglewood Estate which depend on your guest list, and which areas of the property you utilise. See below for a rough guide, and be sure to reach out directly for all the most up to date information.

Tanglewood Estate Wedding Packages:

  • The Winery & The Barn:
    • Exclusive venue use (Winery or Barn) for your wedding.
    • Prices start at $12,000 AUD (inclusive of GST).
    • Includes ceremony setup, furniture, equipment, and event coordinator.
  • The Studio:
    • Perfect for intimate gatherings (up to 80 guests).
    • Prices start at $6,600 AUD (inclusive of GST).
    • Can be transformed into a "Men's Den" for pre-wedding festivities ($300 AUD extra).
  • Beverage Packages:
    • Customize your drink selection (wine, beer, cider, non-alcoholic).
    • Prices start at $60 per head for a 6-hour package with staff.
  • Extra Touches:
    • Upgrade your beverage service with premium options (price on request).
    • Add signature cocktails, extended service, or a champagne tower.

Why I it's such a stunning venue to photograph:

Set on over 100 acres of bushland, Tanglewood Estate is practically the real-life secret garden. Not only is it packed full of ancient eucalyptus trees, but it’s also privy to some of the area’s best views of the coast. That makes your wedding photos at Tanglewood Estate so large in scale. There's an open paddock out the back where the sun sets, sending these stunning rays of sunshine over a dense bushland in front. There is quite literally dozens of pockets around the property that absolutely glow when the light hits them right.

The 110-year-old chapel has a capacity for up to 90 people and another 40 standing. It also benefits from beautiful views out onto the bay from its big windows and a rustic, natural vibe with a stripped wood interior. That’s exactly the feeling you want from Mornington Peninsula winery weddings – a venue that beautifully compliments its surroundings. The winery, often used for the reception, has space for up to 130 people making it a solid choice if your wedding party is medium to large.

Exclusive use of the venue is also available which means you can tailor the wedding to exactly how you planned it in your head. Intimate, romantic, natural and bespoke to both of your desires.

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Trofeo Estate. A wedding venue filled with boundless history and charm

2. Trofeo Estate

Best For

Foodies! Trofeo Estate has some of the most high quality, fresh, and inspiring food choices at any wedding venue I've been. Head Chef Steve Davidson who is hatted chef,  being recognition for his culinary skills from the Australian Good Food Guide.  Steve has been responsible for the creation of the A La Carte menu that showcases local and seasonal produce in their restaurant and infuses his incredible wealth of food knowledge into your wedding guests meals. Paired with their local wines created by winemaker Richard Darby perfectly compliment the incredible food. You and your guests will be met with a glass of Blanc de Noir to kick off your festivities, and it's safe to say this will be one of the most delicious sparkling wines you'll have ever tasted.

Trofeo Estate Wedding Packages and Pricing

With nothing but the best food and beverages being served to you and your guests, Trofeo Estate represents incredible luxury offerings on the Mornington Peninsula. Seated reception prices come in at $292 per head which includes pre-drinks, three canapés, two entrées and two main courses, and two side dishes. That price also includes the beverage package of five hours duration and several award-winning wines and other drinks. Be sure to Contact Jennifer at Trofeo Estate for all the latest packages and inclusions.

Why it's a stunning venue to photograph

50 acres of vineyard views, rustic vibes, high ceilings, exposed brick and wooden beams are just some of the things that make winery weddings in Mornington Peninsula desirable. Trofeo Estate has all of them.

What was once a passion fruit cannery is now a family-owned boutique winery. That means you’ll have a backdrop of an industrial building with the character and charm of a smaller venue. Its enormous windows make for some incredible photographs, and easily catch the light when it starts to get low in the sky. That makes Trofeo Estate winery weddings very atmospheric! Capacity is around 150 for both cocktail and sit-down wedding receptions.

If that wasn’t enough to at least put this venue on your “must-see” list, Trofeo Estate is also the largest producer of terracotta amphora wine in the southern hemisphere. That’s a title that puts it firmly on the map, even in a wine-centric destination like Mornington Peninsula. 

See a highlights gallery from Trofeo Estate

3. Port Phillip Estate

Port Phillip Estate is a must-visit on the Mornington Peninsula. This winery is known for its beautiful setting with panoramic views, sustainable winemaking practices, and delicious cool-climate wines. The architecturally stunning building features a cellar door for tastings and The Dining Room, a renowned restaurant with breathtaking views, offering a luxurious fine dining experience. After an incredible night of fine dining, wining and dancing, you'll just have to scoot downstairs to your luxury accomodation, sleep in one of the most comfortable and accomodating hotels on the Mornington Peninsula.

Port Phillip Estate Wedding Pricing and Packages

To begin your experience,  all packages include food, access to the Morillon suite on the night of the wedding, a complimentary meal for 4 people the night before your wedding day, canapés, on-site ceremony and table settings.

The Epicurean (package 1) is the most traditional and includes canapés for your guests on arrival and a set menu for guests to order from, . Package option 2 is a Shared Table Feast – visually striking and a great way for guests to interact. The shared table scenario when dining during a wedding is the most organic way to have guests interacting and introducing themselves to other guests they don't know, creating an electric buzz throughout your reception. Finally, we have the Alternate Drop which doesn’t require orders to be taken making the whole process incredibly free-flowing. You can be sure the choices will be otherworldly.

If you’re looking for an extravagant setting, incredible food and luxury accommodation, this venue should be one of your options. For those of you still looking for a Port Phillip Estate wedding photographer or Port Phillip Estate wedding videographer, get in contact today and we’ll help you plan your dream wedding!

Why I love it:

Other than the luxury accommodation, incredible food, elegant reception rooms and awe-inspiring views over the vines, Port Phillip Estate has perhaps the most incredible architecture of any venue on the Mornington Peninsula.

The dining room is a sophisticated blend of polished concrete floors and timber beams which is accompanied by the dramatic backdrop of their vineyards, filled with Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir grapes. Those are two must try wines in the Mornington Peninsula! The venue’s reception room also has the capacity to seat 125 guests, with the cellar door allowing for 50 seated and 100 standing. That said, if you’re getting married in one of the warmer months, you can exchange your vows on the deck outside – those aren’t views you’re going to forget any time soon!


See a highlights gallery from Port Phillip Estate

Bride and Groom Portrait at Port Phillip Estate

4. Polperro

Best For:

If you're seeking a luxurious and sustainable wedding venue on the Mornington Peninsula, look no further than Polperro Winery. Nestled amidst stunning vineyards in Red Hill, Polperro offers a unique experience for your special day.  They prioritise sustainable practices throughout, reflecting an eco-conscious approach.  Weddings at Polperro can be an intimate affair with their relaxed cellar door setting, perfect for wine lovers.  Beyond the wines, Polperro Vineyard Dining promises a delectable paddock-to-plate experience featuring fresh, seasonal produce.  And to truly make a weekend of it, luxurious on-site villas with private decks nestled amongst the vines can accommodate you and your guests.

Why I love it:

The views from this place are absolutely spectacular. The venue is set on a hill overlooking the vineyard, which means the ceremony has one of the most incredible backdrops on the Peninsula. Couple that with Polperro winery weddings being nestled in a collection of ancient angophora trees, and you’ll end up thinking you’re the only couple in the world on your big day – a feeling everyone desires.

Polperro Wedding Packages and Pricing

Polperro Winery offers simple package options. First up, they don’t offer a ceremony-only package. That means it’s all or nothing, and to be honest with views and location like this, that’s not a bad thing!

Food is included in your minimum spend, with prices between $280 and $290 per person depending on the time of year. Produce is seasonal and delicious, and they’re able to cater to almost any dietary requirements you require (just check in advance).

They also include a beverage package filled with high-quality wines and a number of other drinks. Of course, you can work with your wedding manager and find different alternatives if none of them are to your liking.

With incredible vineyard views, a secluded location and a breath of understated luxury around every corner, you’ll see why this is such a highly praised and popular wedding venue. If you’re still in need of a Polperro winery wedding photographer or want to have a chat and find out if this really is the dream venue for you, send me a message and let’s chat.

5. Mewburn Park Homestead

Why we love it! 

Steeped in history and rustic charm, Mewburn Park Homestead offers a luxurious escape for your wedding day. This 400-acre working farm, 2.5 hours from Melbourne, boasts stunning 1850s colonial architecture, picturesque gardens, and tranquil ponds.  Exchange vows amidst the beauty of the old English gardens or historic brick stables. Celebrate with up to 175 guests in the spacious Farmers Shed, with on-site planning and amenities ensuring a stress-free experience.  For an unforgettable stay, the Retreat offers luxurious accommodation, and the surrounding Gippsland region beckons with fresh produce and acclaimed wineries.  Mewburn Park Homestead provides a unique and luxurious backdrop to create a truly special wedding day.

Mewburn Park Wedding Packages and Pricing

Mewburn park have competitive pricing considering the incredibly luxurious wedding venue on offer. The catch? They're 2.5 hours from Melbourne. If this venue was sitting in the Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula it would be one of Australia's most sought after venue. Don't let the distance scare you off though, Your guests and yourself will be well taken care of with local accomodation only minutes from the venue and onsite luxury accomodation available for you.

Their pricing structure is straight forward and simple, with: 

  • Ceremony only packages from $3000
  • Reception only packages from $4500
  • Grand Ceremony & Reception Packages from $5600
  • Premium Packages from $6500

If you're keen to see just how incredible Mewburn Park Homestead is, check out my complete information guide.

Mewburn Park Homestead Information guide and gallery

Nikki and Tim smiling ear to ear during their Mewburn Park Wedding

6. Pt Leo Estate

Dreaming of a wedding with breathtaking Mornington Peninsula views? Pt. Leo Estate offers a unique and luxurious option.  While they don't have set wedding packages, Pt. Leo Estate personalises every detail to create your dream day. Envision exchanging vows surrounded by sculptures or vineyard vistas, followed by a gourmet meal and dancing under the stars.  Pt Leo Estate offers it's couples and guests complete exclusivity. A requirement of booking is exclusive venue of the complete property and restaurant, including the 16 acre sculpture park. You will receive first class service and attention with the onsite venue coordinators, the most incredible food and wine on offer and a private experience like no other.

The venue can seat up to 150 guests and provide an extraordinary experience with pre-dinner drinks, canapés followed by a lavish three-course dinner in the main dining room.

Pt Leo Estate Wedding Packages and Pricing.

You'll need to contact Pt Leo Estate directly to discuss your wedding plans and they will provide you with a custom wedding package. As the venue requires you to exclusively book the restaurant and property out, they are an exclusive wedding venue taking on only 4 weekend wedding bookings per year, making your day even more spectacular. Contact the team at Pt Leo Estate on the Mornington Peninsula for more information. Download their brochure for more details including contact information, menu items and more.

Olivia and Jack at Pt Leo Estate

7. Lindenderry At Red Hill

Why we love it

Lindenderry at Red Hill isa luxurious Mornington Peninsula winery offering bespoke wedding packages for you and your guests to have the most incredible experience. Imagine exchanging vows amidst stunning vineyards or manicured gardens, followed by a reception in the elegant Lakeview space.  Their team creates personalized experiences tailored to your vision, from the ceremony location to the menu featuring fresh, seasonal produce and their own estate wines.  Choose from a variety of ceremony locations and light-filled reception spaces to craft your dream day. Relax knowing their dedicated wedding planner is there to handle every detail, ensuring a stress-free and unforgettable celebration.  Luxurious on-site accommodation and a special winter wedding offer add to the appeal of this picturesque venue.

Lindenderry at Red Hill Wedding Packages and Pricing

  • Ceremony only packages from $3,000
  • Reception only packages ranging from $195 to $270 per person.
  • Ceremony and Reception packages ranging from $15,200 to $50,000, and
  • Accomodation from $7,000 to $35,000

Hopefully this has given you some insight to how stunning these luxurious wedding venues Mornington Peninsula and beyond are. Send me a message with your wedding plan details and you'll receive my wedding pricing guide into your inbox immediately. We can then find a suitable time to chat all things wedding plans and ensure you're receiving the right package for your wedding photo and video dreams.

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