What You should know before booking your wedding at Chateau Wyuna

Tentative Bookings

We hold a provisional date for up to 14 days without requiring any deposit.

Exclusive use of the venue is guaranteed

There will be no other event on during your time with us.

Chapel or Garden Ceremonies

The Chapel, pergola or waterfall garden is available for you to use for up to one hour immediately before your reception commences. You can then use the gardens for photos while your guests enjoy pre-dinner drinks.

Timing

Evening receptions are 5.5 hours long – commencing from pre-dinner drinks and canapés. Lunch receptions are 4 hours long and must conclude at 3.30pm.  An additional hour is provided for your ceremony.

Time extensions

Time extensions may be arranged for evening receptions only. This includes beverage & waiter service at $4.40 per adult per ½ hour. Cocktail weddings may be extended at $120 per ½ hour plus drinks consumed.

Final Arrangements

These will be made by appointment 1-2 months prior to your reception. Final numbers are required 18 days prior to your wedding day & final payment 10 working days prior to your wedding date.

Payment Plans

You are welcome to pay by instalment – from your bank directly into our account. There is no administration fee.

Public Holidays

A 10% surcharge applies on Public Holidays.

Special Diets

Dietary requirements are met when advised in advance, for no additional charge.

Cakeage

We are happy to serve your wedding cake on platters, for no additional charge.

Credit cards

Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge of 2.5% (1st & 2nd deposits excluded). Visa and Mastercard are accepted. American Express and Diners Club are not.

Children

Children under 12 are $25 each and are offered fish & chips or nuggets & chips, followed ice-cream. Children under 3 can receive a small bowl of chips and ice-cream. Teenagers (13 – 17) receive an adult meal and are $8 less than the applicable adult rates for sit-down receptions. Teenagers are priced as adults for cocktail receptions.

Music for your Ceremony

We are able to provide an in- house system for the Chapel, and your celebrant can use their system for outdoor ceremonies. Alternatively, you can hire a system.

Music for your Reception

We can recommend bands or professional DJs. We can also hire a sound system if you would like to use a laptop, iPod or USB.

Table Decorations

You have your choice of multiple centrepieces, at no additional charge.

Deposit to confirm a Booking

Your booking is confirmed with a $500 deposit, with a further $500 deposit required 6 months prior to the wedding date. Prices per head and minimum numbers will be locked in at the time your deposit is paid. Deposits are non-refundable unless more than 6 months written notice of cancellation is provided & the date & room is re-booked for a function of at least the same or greater value. Postponement within 6 months of the wedding date will forfeit all deposits paid. Consideration of postponement will be given if more than six months notice is given.

Wedding suppliers

We have a list of our favourite suppliers for your use. Find them here

Deluxe Pergola Setup

Payments are non-refundable within 7 days of your wedding should you wish to move your ceremony inside due to inclement weather. This also applies to the hire of extra Americana chairs.

BYO Beverages

Guests are not permitted to BYO alcohol. If your guests are found to have brought their own drinks they will be confiscated & they may be asked to leave the property if they are uncooperative. You can BYO wine & beer for your entire sit down reception package for $8 less per adult. We would still provide non-alcoholic beverages.

Working Guests

Meals and non-alcoholic beverages for your working guests can be provided at $50 per person.  No alcohol will be provided to working guests.

Accommodation

Guest accommodation is available immediately next door.

Wedding Coordinators

We can coordinate & help you plan your wedding so it is precisely how you want it to be. On your day a dedicated coordinator will look after you for the entire time you are with us.

Guest List Changes

Unfortunately we cannot accept changes to guest lists within 72 hours of your wedding.

Confetti & Sparklers

The use of confetti or rice is not permitted. We suggest rose petals or bubbles as a great alternative.
Please note they are only to be used outside the buildings.  Sparklers are not permitted anywhere on the property.

Weddings Seasons

Peak Season: March, October, November
Shoulder Season:  January, February, April, September, December
Off-peak Season: May, June, July, August

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Thank you for considering Chateau Wyuna for your wedding.