Wedding Fees

VALID FROM 1 JULY 2015 UNTIL 30 JUNE 2016

Booking and venue fees contribute to the provision of the scientific, conservation and education work of the Trust.

Wedding Ceremony & Photography Permit Bookings are for TWO HOURS unless specified Recommended Capacity Rate
UNIQUE VENUES (Pavilions & Wet Weather Options)
Palm House & Lawn (L3) (3 hour booking) 120 people standing
100 people seated
$968
Lion Gate Lodge Garden and Awning - outside only
(only available for ceremony bookings within 8 weeks of wedding date)
80 people under awning
80 people on lawn
$880
Lion Gate Lodge toilet facilities $121
Rose Garden & Pavilion (includes toilet facility)
 
200 people on lawn
80 people under pavilion
$1,045
Rose Garden catering facility $121
Herb Garden Pavilion & Lawn (L17)
(maximum 60 people)
60 people on lawn 
20 people under pavilion
$650
Maiden Pavilion & Band Lawn (L24) 300 people 
30 people under pavilion
$705
Vista Pavilion & Lawn (L52) 50 people on lawn
20 people under pavilion
$484
Additional site time per hour for unique venues (maximum 4 hour booking) Per hour $330
PREMIER LAWNS
Bennelong Lawn (L64)
(only available for ceremony bookings within 8 weeks of wedding date)
200 people $880
Harbour View Lawn (L33), Mare & Foal Lawn (L34), Tarpeian Lawn (DL48), Eucalypt Lawn (L29), Mrs Macquaries Point (DL42/43) 150 people $594
OTHER LAWNS & SPECIALITY GARDENS
Not listed above Various capacities $440
SMALL WEDDING PARTIES
All lawns excluding Unique Venues 10 people maximum $330
OPTIONAL EXTRAS
Additional site time per hour in addition to your 2 hour booking (maximum 4 hour booking) exclude unique venue   $275
Ranger Escort (vehicle access for suppliers only). Limit of 2 per booking One supplier per escort (includes entry & exit) $66
Site fee for Additional Seating (in excess of 16 chairs. A limit of 32 per booking) $110
External Caterer Surcharge   $121
MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES
Security / Site representative (minimum 4 hours)   $46.20 per hour
Venue representative (minimum 4 hours)   $70 per hour
Ranger escort through Garden (vehicle access for suppliers only)   $66 per vehicle (incl entry & exit)
Administration Fee per amendment   $33
Discount for Midweek bookings (Mon-Thu) of 20%, excludes Unique Venues
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY ONLY
All Lawns excluding Unique Venues. May choose to begin one space and move to various spaces within the Garden as long as not encroaching on another event.

1 hour permit

$155
2 hour permit $264
Professional Photographers Permit for Weddings (6 month permit, capped at 20 bookings) 2 hour permit $2,750

NB:

  1. All prices include GST.
  2. All set up and pack down of equipment must be completed within your total booked time. 
  3. All Ranger escort requests to be approved as there is a maximum number of escorts which Rangers can facilitate.
  4. A trust representative may be required to oversee your booking. Additional fees will apply.
  5. Cancellation and late booking fees apply. Please refer to conditions.
  6. Bookings are permitted up to 18 months in advance.