There is nothing quite like a stunning ceremony with nature as the backdrop, especially when it is at one of Melbourne’s Top Outdoor Wedding Venues.

If you’re doing the rounds looking at the top outdoor wedding venues in Victoria, you no doubt have a checklist of features that will make your day unforgettable.

Fortunately, Ballara Receptions knows exactly what couples expect when they are looking for a top outdoor wedding venue and is able to help them tick off those list items!

Picturesque gardens

When you enter the gardens at Ballara’s expansive Eltham estate, you’ll be blown away by the breathtaking scenery. They provide the perfect backdrop for ceremonies of all sizes and styles.

Lakeside beauty

Do you love water? Then you’ll love our shimmering lake and idyllic lakeside jetty. This location adds something special to any wedding and is one of the most popular locations at Ballara for both “I Do’s” and photos!

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Speaking of photos…

When we get to the nuts and bolts of it, this is one of the main reasons brides- and grooms-to-be choose top outdoor wedding venues like Ballara Receptions. Gorgeous photos give people something to reflect on with joy and pride for the rest of their lives. Having access to a variety of spots for photo opportunities on our expansive grounds means tonnes of exquisite and memorable pics to choose from.

Secret Garden vibes!

Intimate and romantic, Ballara’s lakeside garden will transport you to a whole new world. This English-style garden is tucked away, giving some serious secret garden inspo to couples looking for that “swept-off-their-feet” feeling.


With a variety of wedding packages available and a service-focussed team of event management professionals, award-winning Ballara Receptions is a must-see for any discerning couple.

Get in touch with us today to arrange your private tour of the venue and for an obligation-free chat about your own wedding dreams.

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