Celebrants - Rosalind Mackay
Ros performs everything from traditional weddings, to creative weddings, to relaxed garden weddings. I also perform gay commitment ceremonies, naming ceremonies, vow renewals and life celebrations. Ros has a relationship with all the local wedding venues and can guide you through your special day, whichever venue you choose. Ros also has some special elopement packages that can combine with your Valley Ranges Getaways accommodation for a special and private marriage.
Celebrants - Helen Williamson
Helen Williamson of Marry Me Helley has been voted the No 1 Celebrant for the Dandenong Ranges & Yarra Valley for the past two years. She adores the Dandenongs and married there herself. She knows all the venues and lovely places to get married! Her weddings are engaging, heartfelt and fun. She is also Director and Founder of Enchanted Elopements and Weddings. From rings to wedding night accommodation and celebrants to photographers – they have the professionals to ensure that your wedding day is perfect with everything you need.
Magnolias on Mernda
Our very own Magnolias on Mernda offers the perfect setting and the beginning to special moments created for your wedding celebration or event. The beautiful gardens and surrounds provide ample on site photo opportunities for you and your wedding crew. The brightly lit sunroom/front room is brimming with natural light perfect for make-up artists and hairstylists to get you ready for your big day. The fully self-sufficient kitchen is perfect for meal prep and pre-wedding catering.
The convenient location of Magnolias on Mernda to many of the Yarra ranges top wedding destinations means a low stress day for you and a short drive to your venue of choice.CALL 1300 48 84 48 TO DISCUSS YOUR REQUIREMENTS
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.VISIT Cloudehill & Seasons
Weddings at Fortnums Sassafras
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.VISIT Fortnums Sassafras
SkyHigh Mt Dandenong Weddings
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.VISIT SkyHigh Mt Dandenong
Mist at Olinda Weddings
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.VISIT Mist Olinda
Weddings at Olinda Tea House
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.VISIT Olinda Tea House
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.VISIT Lyrebird Falls
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.VISIT Poets Lane
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.VISIT Tatra Receptions
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.VISIT Nathania Springs