If you’re dreaming of a picturesque wedding surrounded by natural beauty, Raffertys Resort on Lake Macquarie offers an idyllic backdrop for your special day. Located just 30 minutes south of Newcastle, this stunning resort sprawls across 35 acres of pristine waterfront, providing a variety of beautiful settings and comprehensive facilities to make your wedding unforgettable.

Wedding Ceremony Locations

Raffertys Resort offers several enchanting ceremony locations to suit every couple’s vision:

The Arboretum For an intimate and serene atmosphere, the Arboretum’s bushland setting is perfect. This leafy enclave offers a cozy, natural setting for exchanging vows amidst the tranquil greenery.

Raffertys Hill Perched on an elevated part of the resort grounds, Raffertys Hill boasts a circle garden surrounded by expansive water views. This garden setting provides a picturesque backdrop for a romantic ceremony.

The Village Green Situated just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge, the Village Green is the resort’s most popular wedding ceremony location. With its magnificent, uninterrupted views of Lake Macquarie, it’s the ideal spot for a dreamy lakeside wedding.

Reception Venues

After the ceremony, continue the celebration at one of Raffertys Resort’s exquisite reception venues:

The Jetty Function Centre With spectacular 180-degree views of Lake Macquarie, the Jetty Function Centre is a standout choice for your reception. It accommodates up to 150 guests for a sit-down dinner and 200 for a cocktail-style party. The panoramic views and elegant setting make it perfect for a memorable evening.

Lakeside Function Centre For those who prefer a more intimate setting, the Lakeside Function Centre is nestled right on the shoreline of Lake Macquarie. It offers a unique experience with stunning lake views, ideal for groups of 30 or more. Whether you’re planning a small gathering or a large celebration, this venue promises a beautiful and relaxing ambiance.

Accommodation and Facilities

Raffertys Resort provides a variety of self-contained accommodation options, including two, three, and four-bedroom cottages and terraces. Each unit is air-conditioned and fully equipped, making it perfect for hosting your wedding guests comfortably.

Guest Facilities Include:

  • Resort pool, heated pool, kid’s pool, and Currawong pool
  • 4 tennis courts (2 under lights)
  • 8 electric BBQs
  • Small and big kids’ playgrounds
  • Jetbuzz boat/canoe hire
  • Numerous lake activities

With these extensive amenities, your guests will have plenty to do, turning your wedding into a memorable mini-vacation.

Plan Your Dream Wedding

Raffertys Resort’s dedicated Events Team is ready to help you plan every detail of your special day. From ceremony to reception, their expertise ensures a seamless and stress-free experience, allowing you to focus on making memories.

If you’re looking for a wedding venue that combines natural beauty, excellent facilities, and outstanding service, Raffertys Resort is the place for you. Contact the Events Team today and start planning the wedding of your dreams!