Shoal Bay is just a 2.5-hour drive from Sydney or 30 minutes from Newcastle airport. This makes it a secluded yet easily-accessible location for events, corporate and social functions, and weekend getaways.
At a Glance
Beach Wedding Style
Shoal Bay Country Club is located on the shorelines of the stunning Shoal Bay Beach. The sparkling turquoise waters and white sands of Shoal Bay create the perfect backdrop for a stunning coastal wedding. The ultimate waterfront venue for your special day.
Beach Reception Capacity
Up to 450 seated guests
A Shoal Bay wedding - a coastal destination like no other.
‘Whitesands’ is Port Stephens’ premier wedding facility offering a stunning vantage point and unparalleled views of the beautiful Shoal Bay Beach. Having just received a breathtaking refurbishment seeing it gifted with stunning architectural and interior design features. A purpose-built events space, with award-winning architectural design, has been stylishly designed with the 180-degree waterfront view in mind. Neutral and white tones complement the sparkling waters of the region, with paneled walls, wooden floors, and complete audiovisual is event-ready, or an inviting canvas for your own vision.
Whether you’re after a small intimate gathering or a large lavish affair, our newly renovated spaces are perfect for every wedding, with our dedicated team of wedding professionals assisting every step of the way to curate the wedding of your dreams.
There are a number of breathtakingly beautiful destinations in the stunning Shoal Bay area to hold your ceremony. Some of our favorite backdrops for your special day can be found at Shoal Bay Beach, Zenith Beach, Barry Park & Nelson Head Lighthouse.
On-site accommodation options are available at the Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, with a range of luxury apartments available. Each room boasts impressive views ranging from the breathtaking Port Stephens coastline to serene views over Shoal Bay.
For the bridal party, the Shoal Bay Country Club Penthouse is the most luxurious property in Shoal Bay and is perfect for you. Stylishly designed by the globally renowned interior designer, Cameron Kimber, the recently renovated, 2-level, 4 bedroom apartment offers 180 degree views overlooking Shoal Bay Beach and Mount Tomaree.
Give us a call now and let's discuss your wedding plans or get your obligation free quote today and we'll get in touch with you within 24 hrs!