6 Best Destination Wedding Venues in South Australia

Last Updated on October 23, 2022 by Project Party

They say it is the journey and not the destination, but that does not apply to destination weddings. If you want to elope with your significant other or have been dreaming of tying the knot in a beautiful venue, South Australia is the place to go.

Here, you can choose Adelaide city, the Hills, a castle, a farm, the coast, or even the desert as the backdrop for your dreamy wedding. It is South Australia’s incredibly versatile landscape that offers a ton of wedding venue gems that make it such a popular choice for brides and grooms.

Check out our list below of the best locations for a destination wedding in South Australia this event season:

1. Barossa Valley

If your dream is to get married in the countryside in a beautiful vineyard, then Barossa Valley is certainly the place for you. Known for its charming countryside and beautiful wineries, Barossa will steal your heart and pamper your senses with its delicious local wines.

One of Barossa Valley’s favourite wedding venues is Kingsford Homestead. From the moment you walk down the cobblestone path to the moment you leave the estate hand in hand with your now-husband, Kingsford Homestead will ensure you have a truly magical experience.

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Kingsford Homestead wedding venue in South Australia at Barossa Valley

2. Adelaide

An Adelaide wedding is always a good idea. The weather is always nice, you have plenty of venues to choose from, and it is easy for your guests to travel to and from the city. Whether you want a traditional ceremony or wish for a contemporary-style city wedding, Adelaide has you covered.

Located just 15 minutes south of the CBD, TEN22 offers couples a unique experience and a relaxed, warehouse setting. The boutique venue is best described as a pre-styled space that oozes elegance and a touch of magic.

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TEN22 wedding venue in South Australia at Adelaide.

3. Kangaroo Island

Just a short car or ferry ride from Adelaide is Kangaroo Island. The picturesque island is a popular destination wedding choice because of its natural beauty and stunning coastal views.

Perched on the North Coast of Kangaroo Island’s clifftop, the Dudley Wines resort charms couples and their guests with its picturesque setting and breathtaking sunset views. The Dudley Cellar Door and Function Room is where the wedding magic happens. The venue can sit up to 180 guests.

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The Dudley Cellar Door and Function Room wedding venue in South Australia at Kangaroo Island.

4. Clare Valley

Featuring about 50 wineries, Clare Valley is one of Australia’s oldest wine regions. Often described as the “heart of Australian Riesling,” the region is the perfect backdrop for the countryside, and vineyard-style destination weddings.

At Marybank, rustic charm meets modern luxury, and hundreds of couples choose to say their coveted “I Dos” on this family-run estate. The boutique venue only has a capacity to wed 20 couples per year which means you get the team’s full attention. Marybank can host up to 80 seated and 100 standing people depending on the type of wedding celebration you want.

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Marybank wedding venue in South Australia at Clare Valley.

5. McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is a gorgeous piece of paradise in South Australia, full of grape vines, rose gardens, and rolling hills. It offers a ton of photo opportunities to capture your big day and add to your unique experience.

Nestled in gorgeous vines, a tranquil lake, and 200-year-old gum trees, Serafino is a magical place to stay, relax, and get married. The venue can cater to up to 220 guests, and the picturesque surroundings will be a spectacular backdrop for your wedding photos.

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Serafino wedding venue in South Australia at McLaren Vale.

6. Adelaide Hills

In addition to its picturesque vineyards, quaint gardens, breathtaking landscapes, and indescribable charm, Adelaide Hills is a popular destination wedding choice because of its all-year-round perfect weather.

Backed by 175 years of heritage and creativity, Glen Ewin Estate will steal your heart the moment you set foot on the grounds. If you favour rustic yet elegant-style venues and wouldn’t mind the lake view, gorgeous garden setting, and fig orchard, then this iconic place is perfect for you.

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Glen Ewin Estate wedding venue in South Australia at Adelaide Hills.


From a city-style wedding in Adelaide to losing yourself to the beauty of the region’s oldest winery, South Australia is a truly magical place for your destination wedding. It will welcome you to its warm embrace and offer breathtaking views you and your guests will never forget.

Check out all the locations for a destination wedding available in South Australia to cater your event.