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Australia's Top Waterfront Function Venues 2024

Hold your wedding by the water or create a unique environment for your next corporate retreat or team meeting. Waterfront venues create a memorable experience for your guests. Explore our list of waterfront venues in Australia for your next event. Send one event enquiry to all of your favourites or feel free to reach out to our V2E team who can personally recommend suitable function spaces and contact them for pricing and availability on your behalf.

Half Moon Bay Surf Life Saving Club

Melbourne, VIC


HMBSLSC is perfect for weddings, engagements, birthdays, parties, celebration of life events and corporate events.

Pricing: $880. An additional $200 kitchen use fee applies when either self catering and/or external caterers are required. Prices are inclusive of GST.

Generous discounts apply if you package up a food experience and a bar package. Member discounts apply. Price is inclusive of venue hire fee & cleaning.

We do not host 18th birthday parties. We do welcome 21st celebrations, however these come with additional terms and conditions.

Venue hire fee includes 2 hour setup/packup time either side of the event event.

Earlier bump in times and following morning pack downs may be accommodated upon request and availability of space. Standard booking is 5 hours. Outside of these times additional fees may apply.

Capacity: 80 Standing / 60 Seated
Possibility for additional 30 guests on balcony, weather dependent.

Catering: Our in-house contracted caterers are FOODstyling.

Our caterers can work with most budgets so we ask that you give them an opportunity to quote your event.

Self catered food will only be permitted when Food Handling Certificates are provided for all parties preparing and serving food on the day in advance.

You can opt to use your own caterer, however all relevant business registration details and liability insurance documents are required to be sent through prior to the event.

Please submit your enquiry and Sally our Venue Manager & Caterer will get back to you ASAP.

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Sydney Princess Cruises

Pyrmont, NSW

Jerry Bailey vessel on Sydney Harbour

We are committed to providing you with the best attention to detail, from your first point of contact right through until the completion of your fantastic lunch or dinner cruise in Sydney. For over 20 years, our vessels have been cruising the Sydney Harbour, providing our clients with the most memorable experiences.

Our committed and professional Sydney Harbour cruises team stands at your disposal to guide you through this trip and provide the service you deserve. Sydney Princess Cruises is available for a range of tours, events and functions, be they private or corporate. Come and join us on a boutique and speciality cruise on Sydney Harbour!

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Blundstone Arena Function Centre

Bellerive, TAS

Blundstone Arena Function Centre Corporate Events

Blundstone Arena in Bellerive has long been known as an iconic entertainment venue, hosting local and international sporting events. In recent years we have also developed a reputation as an outstanding function centre located just 10 minutes from Hobart’s CBD.

Our amazing spaces are fitted with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, a variety of set up options, and come with plenty of free street parking surrounding the venue.

We are always happy to tailor a package to your function or event's needs if you have something specific in mind, and aim to ensure your event is an unforgettable experience with delicious food in a peaceful environment.

We invite you to contact us and arrange a time to view our venue first-hand.

We look forward to working with you to create a memorable event.

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Hawley House

Hawley Beach, TAS

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Welcome to Hawley House Heritage Accommodation hosting wedding receptions, intimate conferences and overnight guests, in a unique and spectacular seaside setting. Residential functions and meetings can be catered for up up to 30 delegates.

Functions, weddings, seminars and workshops can be catered for up to 150 guests with 5 function spaces including The Sunroom with boardroom facilities for 14 delegates. The Drawing Room with large fireplace for 25 delegates. All Creatures Church suitable for presentations and lectures for up to 50 delegates. The Courtyard Marquee can seat up to 100 delegates and the dining room can cater for 30 delegates on one large table

Have you dreamt of getting married in a fairytale setting, complete with a white Victorian Gothic mansion, peacock laden lawns, a white sandy beach and charming white church? Hawley House is the place where the wedding day of your dreams day can become reality!

When imagining your ceremony at Hawley, you can choose from a secluded glade in the spectacular gardens, a romantic sunset ceremony on the sandy beach, or walk down the red carpet for an intimate candlelit ceremony in the quaint All Creatures Church (c. 1878).

Situated only 14 minutes from Devonport, one hour from Launceston and 3 hours from Hobart

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L'Aqua Function Venue Sydney

Sydney, NSW

L'AquaTerrace Room Cocktail Event

Situated on the rooftop of Cockle Bay Wharf and only a moment’s walk to the CBD, L'Aqua is Sydney's most prestigious event venue.

Quintessentially Sydney, L'Aqua offers uninterrupted views over Cockle Bay and Darling Harbour and an abundance of natural light through its floor to ceiling windows.

L'Aqua is the ultimate venue for weddings, business events, gala dinners, cocktail parties and private events.

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Cradle Mountain Hotel

Cradle Mountain, TAS

4.5 star eco resort with conference rooms and accommodation

Escape the every day in the stunning alpine woodland at the northern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Cradle Mountain Hotel offers guests a true wilderness experience without sacrificing comfort. Fill your senses with dazzling colours, sweet scents, and wild calls that infuse the unspoilt forests; stare into the lake water reflection of a vast indigo sky, bright with stars; cleanse your soul as you first glimpse the craggy outcrop of majestic Cradle Mountain towering above sparkling Dove Lake plateau.

We have spaces available that cater for groups of 10 to up to 150 people with very flexible arrangements. Whether you’re looking to book an intimate meeting or large conference venue in Tasmania, you will find everything you need: including audio-visual, personal service, and helpful staff.
And unlike other conference venues in Tasmania, your guests can enjoy the beauty of an alpine wonderland outside; and stay in stylish four-star accommodation.

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Technology Park Adelaide

Mawson Lakes, SA

Innovation House Entrance

Technology Park Adelaide Conference Centre provides a contemporary environment for corporate meetings, functions and conferences. Just 20 minutes north of Adelaide in Mawson lakes. With a range of indoor and outdoor function spaces and meeting rooms, full catering and ample parking it is an ideal choice for your next corporate function.

The purpose built Technology Park Conference Centre offers a unique combination of contemporary space and leading edge technology. The centre's functional design allows for a variety of room configurations to suit a range of formats and functions.
Located 12 kilometres from Adelaide CBD and adjacent to the Douglas Mawson Lake, the beautiful lakeside setting and landscaped grounds create a wonderful first impression for your conference guests. The Atrium and adjacent decking provide the ideal vantage point to enjoy the wonderful views over the lake.
The centre's conference facilities are second to none; all rooms have LCD projection and Bose sound systems. The atmosphere is professional and friendly with willing staff on-hand to assist with your request.

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QT Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise, QLD

The Pool and outdoor area QT Gold Cast Hotel

Injecting colour and quirk into the Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Events space, QT Gold Coast promises to bring imagination, savvy and experience to meetings and events, plus all the facilities you expect and more - chic designer finishes, unforgettable food and drink experiences, inspired venues for up to 750 guests and a passionate events team.

The QT Hotels and Resorts brand, which launched in 2011 with the opening of QT Gold Coast, have quickly developed a reputation for their design quirk, progressive hospitality philosophy and "bringing the fun back to Five Star".

QT Gold Coast is the largest MICE property within the QT Hotels and Resorts group and rivals its competitors when looking for large flexible Ballroom space, outdoor event options and unique venue offerings.

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Hotel Barkly

St Kilda, VIC

Next Level Night view from balcony

The Next Level Rooftop (level 4) at Hotel Barkly, St Silda is a diverse room that can be segmented to accommodate the smallest of events (Alma Room) right through to large parties (Palais Room or Entire Level). The function space is ideal for day wedding ceremonies and receptions, evening product launches, exclusive Birthday Parties, Christmas Celebrations, and mid-week conferences.

The floor-to-ceiling windows allow maximum light into the room and we boast some of the most stunning panoramic views from our balcony of Port Philip Bay, Luna Park, and Palais Theatre - all iconic sights of St Kilda. We have 3 contemporary bars including one on the deck, dance floor, DJ booth with equipment, built-in projector and disabled access via an elevator, making this a venue worth seeing. Your guests will have a memorable time drinking champagne and cocktails on the sun-drenched balcony, watching the sunset over the beautiful bay, and enjoying either a range of delicious canapés or a formal sit-down dinner. Menus have been expertly designed and able to be themed to your requirements.

The Bruce Wayne Night Club features a beautiful long bar, booths, VIP room, all the audio equipment you need so you can bring in your own DJ, do speeches and also use our built-in LCD screens. We provide bar staff, walk-around waitresses, security, and your own VIP door list. This is a great space for 21st birthday parties, product launches, Christmas parties, and exclusive occasions. We also have boutique hotel rooms for your guests and delegates and offer discounts to group bookings.

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Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide

Adelaide, SA

Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide conference venue

From sales meetings and executive-level retreats to cocktail receptions, product launches and weddings Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide offers an impressive range of function and event venues. Blending historic architecture and elegance with sophisticated facilities and cutting-edge technology, Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide is the place to meet in the heart of the Adelaide CBD.

The hotel offers seven flexible, elegantly appointed meeting rooms on one dedicated floor to ensure complete privacy and distraction-free conference and events. Each of the function rooms at Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide features the latest in conference equipment, including high-speed Wi-Fi Internet, in-roof electronic drop-down screens and data projectors.

We offer wedding ceremony and reception rooms to accommodate every style of celebration - from small intimate dinners to large sit-down receptions for up to 250 guests, along with convenient accommodation options for you and your guests.

Showcasing the cuisine of South Australia, The Federal Restaurant offers a relaxed dining experience in our upper Mezzanine area, overlooking the bustling North Terrace CBD. The Federal Restaurant is a “place for all occasions” and welcomes group bookings and private functions for groups over 40 guests.

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