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Royal Botanical Gardens

About Weddings in Paradise Ceremonies Receptions Photography Welcome to dream weddings in paradise Our venue is the most popular in the region. Imagine having our beautiful gardens as your natural back drop to your “perfect” day. Whether you are planning a small intimate setting of 30 or a large wedding of 300, Royal Botanical Gardens has the right location for your ceremony & reception. Our on site exclusive caterers offer a diverse variety of menus to meet your needs and budget. All “inclusive” packages are available. Catering Our exclusive caterer can customize any menu to suit your needs and budget. View our Menu Options Testimonials Testimonials from our Wedding Clients Special Rates for Summer of 2017 Certain Friday and Sunday dates are available at a special rental rate for weddings held in the Atrium and Auditorium at Royal Botanical Gardens. Click the link below for an outline of applicable dates. View Applicable Dates Ceremonies Hold your ceremony at the same location as your reception and photography. Royal Court Royal Court is a private outdoor area that can seat up to 120 guests. Its colourful plants and ornamental ponds provide a quaint garden setting for your ceremony. A canopy provides shade and protection from rain. Rose Garden Tent Rose Garden Tent is nestled in the Hendrie Park Gardens and can seat up to 300 guests. What could be more picturesque than the many blooms and plants surrounding your memorable day. Rose Garden Tent is available from the end of May until October. Cherry Hill The Cherry Hill is located just inside Hendrie Park gates. The area is adorned by a number of mature trees, shrubs, & plants. The perfect size for the smaller wedding which will seat up to 100 guests.Cherry Hill is available from the end of May until October. Receptions Royal Botanical Gardens offers three very different settings for your perfect reception. The Greenhouse Café Greenhouse Café is the perfect setting for the smaller and more intimate style reception. This location can seat from 30 guests to 90 guests with access to the dance floor & windows overlooking Spicer Court. The Turner Pavilion Teahouse Surrounded by the ever-changing blooms of Hendrie Park, the teahouse in Rose Garden offers the ideal spot to relax in nature’s tranquility while enjoying a light snack and a cup of soothing tea. The Great Room at the Rock Garden Visitor Centre The Great Room offers 3,455 square feet of functional space for meetings, special events and conferences year-round at Rock Garden. Main Ballroom Main Ballroom can easily seat up to a guest list of 275. Just before entering the hall, your guests can mingle in the foyer with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.Once inside the Ballroom your guests have exclusive access to the Royal Court where they can enjoy the night air while still under cover. Camilla & Peter Dalglish Atrium This award winning structure is a unique and spectacular setting, that brings outdoor beauty indoors. Two enormous living walls as your head table back drop. This location also has its own private courtyard called AEG. Complete with a border of flowers and plants as well as serene water features including a stunning back-lit waterfall. Photography Our colourful array of blooms is a beautiful backdrop to your wedding photos. Spectacular outdoor gardens are available from May until October. Mediterranean Gardens is an excellent indoor option choice just in case Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. We have brought some outdoor beauty inside so you can still capture those garden photos. Hendrie Park’s Rose Garden is home to many fantastic features. For example our double reflecting ponds, the famous iron gates, fountains, bridges, the Medicinal Gardens and of course acres of incredible flowers and plants. The iconic Rock Garden and the serene Laking Gardens offers some very unique & picturesque shots for the perfect wedding album. Up to 20 people can take part in the photography session. If you have a booked ceremony & reception here at the Gardens, then your photography registration fee will be waived. Click here for Photography Registration form.

Royal Botanical Gardens

Welcome to dream weddings in paradise Our venue is the most popular in the region. Imagine having our beautiful gardens as your natural back drop to your “perfect” day. Whether you are planning a small intimate setting of 30 or a large wedding of 300, Royal Botanical Gardens has the right location for your ceremony & reception. Our on site exclusive caterers offer a diverse variety of menus to meet your needs and budget. All “inclusive” packages are available. Catering Our exclusive caterer can customize any menu to suit your needs and budget. View our Menu Options Testimonials Testimonials from our Wedding Clients Special Rates for Summer of 2017 Certain Friday and Sunday dates are available at a special rental rate for weddings held in the Atrium and Auditorium at Royal Botanical Gardens. Click the link below for an outline of applicable dates. View Applicable Dates Ceremonies Hold your ceremony at the same location as your reception and photography. Royal Court Royal Court is a private outdoor area that can seat up to 120 guests. Its colourful plants and ornamental ponds provide a quaint garden setting for your ceremony. A canopy provides shade and protection from rain. Rose Garden Tent Rose Garden Tent is nestled in the Hendrie Park Gardens and can seat up to 300 guests. What could be more picturesque than the many blooms and plants surrounding your memorable day. Rose Garden Tent is available from the end of May until October. Cherry Hill The Cherry Hill is located just inside Hendrie Park gates. The area is adorned by a number of mature trees, shrubs, & plants. The perfect size for the smaller wedding which will seat up to 100 guests.Cherry Hill is available from the end of May until October. Receptions Royal Botanical Gardens offers three very different settings for your perfect reception. The Greenhouse Café Greenhouse Café is the perfect setting for the smaller and more intimate style reception. This location can seat from 30 guests to 90 guests with access to the dance floor & windows overlooking Spicer Court. The Turner Pavilion Teahouse Surrounded by the ever-changing blooms of Hendrie Park, the teahouse in Rose Garden offers the ideal spot to relax in nature’s tranquility while enjoying a light snack and a cup of soothing tea. The Great Room at the Rock Garden Visitor Centre The Great Room offers 3,455 square feet of functional space for meetings, special events and conferences year-round at Rock Garden. Main Ballroom Main Ballroom can easily seat up to a guest list of 275. Just before entering the hall, your guests can mingle in the foyer with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.Once inside the Ballroom your guests have exclusive access to the Royal Court where they can enjoy the night air while still under cover. Camilla & Peter Dalglish Atrium This award winning structure is a unique and spectacular setting, that brings outdoor beauty indoors. Two enormous living walls as your head table back drop. This location also has its own private courtyard called AEG. Complete with a border of flowers and plants as well as serene water features including a stunning back-lit waterfall. Photography Our colourful array of blooms is a beautiful backdrop to your wedding photos. Spectacular outdoor gardens are available from May until October. Mediterranean Gardens is an excellent indoor option choice just in case Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. We have brought some outdoor beauty inside so you can still capture those garden photos. Hendrie Park’s Rose Garden is home to many fantastic features. For example our double reflecting ponds, the famous iron gates, fountains, bridges, the Medicinal Gardens and of course acres of incredible flowers and plants. The iconic Rock Garden and the serene Laking Gardens offers some very unique & picturesque shots for the perfect wedding album. Up to 20 people can take part in the photography session. If you have a booked ceremony & reception here at the Gardens, then your photography registration fee will be waived. Click here for Photography Registration form.

Royal Botanical Gardens

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Support Help the Gardens grow The Royal Botanic Gardens has a special place in the hearts and minds of all Victorians. The Gardens has played an important role in the cultural development of Melbourne and can continue to flourish with the help of passionate individuals. There are many ways to get involved with the Gardens and we value any level of support, whether you are a friend or a donor, a member of our Director’s Circle or one of our volunteers. There are also ways to honour those you love by dedicating a tree or a bench within the Garden of your choice. Support the gardens Become a friend The Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Melbourne and Cranbourne play an active role in raising funds for the gardens through plant sales and programs. Join the Friends Donate It’s easy to help the Gardens. Any donation over $2 is tax deductible and every dollar helps contributes to the work of the Gardens. Donate now Shop Proceeds from every purchase from The Garden Shop goes towards supporting the conservation, education and research work of the Gardens. Visit the online shop Honour someone you love Many people share the Gardens with those they love and some visitors choose to mark a significant occasion by dedicating a tree or a bench to someone special. In the Gardens you’ll notice each bench has a dedication plaque featuring a favourite quote or the recognition of an anniversary, achievement or occasion. Learn more

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