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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Budderoo National Park


Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is a special place for an intimate wedding ceremony and superb photography. Say your vows under the canopy of a 1000-year-old fig tree surrounded by subtropical rainforest, near Jamberoo.

Venue is suitable for
Wedding ceremonies
Maximum people: 50
Picnic tables, cafe/kiosk, carpark, drinking water, toilets
Entry fees

Let us know in advance if you’re paying your guests’ $12 vehicle entry fee, and send us a guest list (in alphabetical order) before your wedding day. Or, if guests are paying the vehicle entry fee themselves, please let them know this in advance.

Available for hire 7 days a week, 2pm–4pm, except during school holidays, Easter holidays, long weekends and public holidays. Dates may be negotiable for small wedding groups or wedding photography.
To make a function or event booking, or for more venue information, please email Minnamurra Rainforest Centre or phone (02) 4236 0469 (and choose option 3). Wedding photography must be booked. Minimum 6 weeks’ booking notice required.
Other Information

Please remember to stay on the boardwalk at all times.

If you're looking for a beautiful outdoor venue for your wedding ceremony and/or wedding photography, Minnamurra Rainforest Centre offers 4 timeless locations to choose from. Three are along the Rainforest walk, which has a picturesque suspension bridge and elevated walkways winding through remnant rainforest. The 4th location is in the tranquil Riverside picnic area. Here is a map. In each setting you’ll enjoy the gentle sounds of river flowing over moss-coloured boulders, birdsong and the breeze whispering through leaves.

A grand 1000-year-old fig tree presides over it all, offering dappled shade and cool cover for your wedding party and guests. In subtropical rainforest, nature is cyclic, and this a magical place to start the next cycle of your life with your partner.

Located in the foothills of Jamberoo Valley, west of Kiama, Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is perfect for a spring or autumn wedding. Even if walkers pause to view your ceremony, it remains a peaceful and welcoming environment for you and your guests.

For directions, safety and practical information, see venue info

Park info

  • in Budderoo National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Budderoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. The park gates at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre open at 9am and close at 5pm every day.

  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day (Minnamurra Rainforest area only). Bus or taxi: $4.40 per adult and $2.20 per child.

    Buy an annual pass.
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A person enjoying the Rainforest Loop Walk. Photo:Andy Richards