Minnamurra Rainforest outdoor weddings

Budderoo National Park

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Overview

Minnamurra Rainforest offers a range of special places for an intimate wedding ceremony and superb photography. Say your vows shrouded by subtropical rainforest, near Jamberoo.

Venue is suitable for
Wedding ceremonies
Capacity
Maximum people: 60
Facilities
Picnic tables, carpark, drinking water, toilets
Fees

$375 per ceremony plus a $12 park use fee per vehicle.

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.

Availability
Available for hire 7 days a week, except school holidays and public holidays.
Bookings
To make a function or event booking, or for more venue information, please email Minnamurra Rainforest Centre or phone 02 4236 0469. 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 small wedding ceremonies or wedding photography, Minnamurra Rainforest offers several timeless locations to choose from. With a picturesque suspension bridge, elevated walkways winding through remnant rainforest and a tranquil riverside picnic area, you’re sure to find the perfect spot. In each setting you’ll enjoy the gentle sounds of river flowing over moss-coloured boulders, birdsong and the breeze whispering through leaves.

The subtropical rainforest is 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 is perfectly situated for an intimate 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

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/venues/minnamurra-rainforest-outdoor-weddings/local-alerts

Park info

See more info on the venue

Venue info

All the practical information you need to know about Minnamurra Rainforest outdoor weddings.

Getting there and parking

You can reach Minnamurra Rainforest through Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, located in the foothills of Jamberoo Valley, west of Kiama on the NSW South Coast. To get there from Jamberoo:

  • After leaving Jamberoo village, turn left onto Jamberoo Mountain Road.
  • Take the first right onto Minnamurra Falls Road and travel 3.5km to Minnamurra Rainforest Centre at the end of the road.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Parking

Car and bus parking are available at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, including designated disabled parking bays.

Wedding party, guests and photographer are to park in designated spaces.

It's essential to pre-book coach parking.

Spring and autumn are the best seasons for wedding ceremonies in the rainforest. Summer can be hot and humid, and winter temperatures can be very cold.

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Carpark

Drinking water

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

There is no mobile phone reception in this park.

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • Minnamurra Rainforest Centre and cafe are wheelchair-accessible with assistance
  • Disabled parking spots are available
  • There are wheelchair-accessible toilets

Permitted

Food and drink

  • Commercial cocktail-style catering is limited to plates or platters of cold food such as sandwiches, antipasto, canapes, salads and cakes. Small plates are permitted.
  • You may bring 1 bottle of wine or champagne for every 4 guests, and 1 case (24 cans or bottles) of beer or premixed drinks (375ml maximum) for every 20 guests.

Plant materials

Native or silk flower arrangements containing no seed material. A florist can arrange this for you on request.

Commercial filming and photography

Prohibited

Balloons and plant materials are not permitted, including:

  • Decorations consisting of flowers or plant materials containing seeds
  • Bubbles
  • Throwing rice or petals
  • Horse-drawn carriages

Tents, marquees and banners are not permitted. Please do not put up signage or cordon off structures or areas at Minnamurra Rainforest.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Visitor centre