Waterfront Wedding Venues in Adelaide

Several Adelaide wedding venues offer postcard-perfect waterfront views.

Adelaide Waterfront Wedding Venues


The Dolphin Explorer provides cruises on the historic Port River. The ship is available for onboard wedding ceremonies and receptions. It has separate air-conditioned function decks, each with a bar, dining area, and dance floor. Each deck also has external viewing areas and large windows. Food is freshly prepared and cooked on board in fully equipped galleys. Weddings are combined with a Dolphin Cruise to give guests the opportunity to watch dolphins as the celebration begins. The venue offers food, beverage, and decoration packages.

Esca is a restaurant and espresso bar that is surrounded by beachfront views and marina waters. The venue hosts wedding receptions in five adaptable function areas that have contemporary décor and large windows. Couples can order a customised ‘mini-menu’ that features simple flavours of home-style southern European cooking along with a beverage package that includes a choice of Australian wines as well as as hard-to-find European varietals.

The Beachouse is a five-story family entertainment complex that features The Function, a function room that boasts views of the Glenelg beach. The refined function area is a versatile space, with many room layout possibilities, that contains state-of-the-art audio visual equipment. The area also offers a private cocktail bar and balcony. Couples are welcome to enjoy the nostalgia of a century old carousel or to take a romantic ride on the Ferris Wheel.

Located in Adelaide, Jolley’s Boathouse has great views over the Torrens River and parklands as well as close proximity to major attractions such as the Botanical Gardens and Convention Centre. The venue hosts receptions in the Private Dining Room or the Main Restaurant and terrace. Couples can enjoy Popeye charter cruises on the Torrens River with pre-dinner drinks and canapés.

The Mawson Lakes precinct offers picturesque lakes. Mawson Lake Hotel Function Centre contains three individual spaces, with modern décor, which can be combined. Couples select their wedding package, menu, and colour scheme and the the venue supplies table centrepieces and other room decorations and takes care of all reception details. The 4-star hotel features spacious accommodation rooms, apartments and suites.

Waterfront wedding venues in Adelaide offer couples the opportunity to enjoy a river, lakes, and the ocean on their wedding day.

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