Weddings

From a platform overlooking the rainforest to a lawn amongst the gum trees, the Gardens offer a range of unique outdoor wedding ceremony sites.

See the map of wedding locations

Complement your wedding ceremony with a reception in the Gardens. Whether you are after a relaxed cocktail reception or a formal dining affair, Hellenic Premium Catering is on hand to help create your wedding that leaves a lasting impression.

Contact our Venue Officer today on 02 6250 9408 or venues@anbg.gov.au to discuss your wedding needs.

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    Contact our Venue Officer on 02 6250 9408 or venues@anbg.gov.au to discuss your function needs.

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  • Brittle Gum lawn

    Flanked by paperbark trees, rainforest and elegant white gums the Brittle Gum Lawn is one of the Garden' most popular wedding ceremony sites.

    • Both the gum trees on the lawn and the nearby rainforest offer many magnificent photographic opportunities.

      • Capacity of 100 people
      • Located 230 meters from car park
      • Shaded site
      • Power available
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  • Rock Garden lawn

    Overlooking the new Asteraceae: A Garden of Australian Daisies and views across the city, the Rock Garden Lawn is a popular open and sunny location for wedding ceremonies.

    • NOTE: The Rock Garden Lawn is unavailable for weddings until November 2014 due to development of the adjacent Asteraceae garden.

      • Capacity of 150 people
      • Located 460 meters from car park
      • Power available
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  • Red Centre Garden

    With the iconic red sand of Central Australia as your backdrop the Red Centre Garden offers a unique Canberra setting for your wedding ceremony or function.

      • Capacity of 50 people
      • Located 500 meters from car park
      • Power available
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  • Burbidge Amphitheatre

    Popular for weddings and other ceremonies the Burbidge Amphitheatre is a stone structure with tiered wooden seating. It is situated in a quiet area and has a commanding view overlooking the entire sweep of the Eucalypt Lawn.

      • Capacity of 200 people
      • Located 500 meters from car park
      • Shaded site
      • Power available
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  • Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre and lawn

    Close to Floresco in the Gardens cafe the Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre is a sunny, tiered, paved area with timber seating. It is bounded by sheoaks and tranquil ponds.

      • Capacity of 100 people
      • Located 110 meters from car park
      • Sheltered site
      • Power available
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  • Ducrou Pavilion

    Designed in a tree-like form, the Ducrou Pavilion is ideal for outdoor functions. It has a relaxed, informal atmosphere overlooking the Eucalypt Lawn.

      • Capacity of 100 people
      • Located 110 meters from car park
      • Sheltered site
      • Power available
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  • Photography

    Set amongst 35 hectares of unique Australian gardens and themed landscapes, the Gardens offers a charming natural setting for your wedding photography.

    • Have your photographs taken in the misty rainforest, the base of the rock garden waterfall or surround yourself with the striking red sand of the Red Centre Garden and create the perfect wedding album that will be treasured for a lifetime.

      Contact the Gardens' Venue Officer on 02 6250 9408 or venues@anbg.gov.au to discuss your wedding photography needs

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  • Flora Explorer

    Take the hassle out of group transportation with the Flora Explorer, the Gardens' 12-seater electric shuttle bus.

    • Ideal for delivering guests to wedding sites within the Gardens or transporting the bridal party to photography locations.

      The hire of the Flora Explorer includes your own personal chauffer.

      To find out more, contact the Gardens' Venue Officer 02 6250 9408 or venues@anbg.gov.au

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  • Wedding Packages

    For further information about wedding packages at the Gardens, contact Hellenic Premium Catering 02 02 6162 6707 or enquiries@hellenicpremiumcatering.com.au

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