For a stunning natural setting to uniquely complete your big day, look no further than Araluen Botanic Park. If you wish to exchange your vows against the backdrop of a stunning waterfall and natural setting – Araluen Botanic Park is the perfect setting for a day you and your partner will remember forever. We have a range of beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony locations throughout the Park, as well as partly covered areas.

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Each package includes:· Entry to the Park for all wedding guests; Hire of your selected location; Access to the beautiful surrounds of Araluen Botanic Park for photos.

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A Dreamy Garden Wedding

Each season is truly unique and beautiful at Araluen; just like your Special day should be!

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Where to say ‘I Do’

There are so many options for wedding ceremonies across Araluen Botanic Park, you will be spoilt for choice.

Stinton Creek Lawn

A stunning, lush, green location, near the ever-flowing Stinton Creek, this space is perfect for both ceremonies and receptions. The space can cater for 50-150 guests.

Mary Hargreaves Pergola

A favourite spot for weddings up to 100 people, the Pergola offers wonderful views of the Centenary Lawn and Rose Garden.

Bennet’s Lawn

Popular year round, Bennet’s Lawn is a secluded, intimate space located away from main attractions of the Park with a capacity of 50-100. It is partly shaded. Whether you would like to marry upon a historic bridge, or upon the natural, green lawn, Bennets Lawn delivers many choices.


Create a stunning ceremony space within our popular, natural amphitheatre, featuring an expansive tiered lawn, and a view of the Old Swimming Pool. For larger weddings, the amphitheatre delivers a spectacular setting.

Rose Garden Gazebo

What better flora to be surrounded by on your special day than the classic rose, planted amongst the unique bushland setting. Perfect for weddings of up to 100 guests, it’s a must view when considering your options for a memorable wedding day ceremony.

Roundhouse Lawn

Enjoy the serene sounds of a running stream, as you commit to your vows within a stunning lawn setting. Ideal for weddings of up to 100 guests.


Can I bring extra furniture for my event?
You can, however please ensure you discuss this with our Events Office.
How many toilet facilities are available on site, and can additional portable facilities be delivered to site?
Araluen has public toilets to cater to the maximum guests permitted, so additional toilets are not required.
Can I have other events at Araluen?
Yes! There are plenty of beautiful venues to suit different events.
Can I have an after-hours event?

As Araluen staffing capacity is limited, all events (excluding receptions) must be held within the Park’s opening hours of 9am to 5pm. Receptions can be held from 6pm-10pm but an extra security cost will be charged and these bookings can only be made with written permission from ABP. Please note an additional cost will be charged for packing down for events that extend past the allocated time and/or visitors that delay exiting the Park.

Can I bring my own alcohol to the Park?

No BYO alcohol is permitted at the Park. For alcohol consumption at the Park, please contact

Can I book a reception at the Forest View Deck?

The Forest View Deck is once again available for receptions! Reception bookings are for either 2 hours or 4 hours and cannot extend past 10pm. Please submit an enquiry via our web form or contact us directly at for more information and to book. 

What accessibility facilities are available on site?
Parking Bays and Toilets facilities for special needs access.
How much parking is available on site, and will guests be charged for parking?
Araluen has up to 600 car parking spaces available. The parking is included in the hire fee.
Can Events Officers assist with wedding planning?
Whilst Events Officers can assist with wedding logistics; which relate to the hire of facilities around the Park, they are not qualified wedding planners, and should you require these services, an external supplier should be employed.
Is there any time of year events and weddings cannot be catered for at Araluen Botanic Park?
Due to an increase in visitors and scheduled lawn maintenance for the Springtime Festivals, bookings are not taken for events in August – October.
Are there changing areas for the bride, groom and bridal party?
This has not been requested as they generally turn up dressed and ready. But no, the Park cannot cater for this request at this point in time.
What is your policy should the wedding need to be cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID restrictions or other reasons?
If the Event is rendered impossible by reason of Force Majeure, Araluen Botanic Park may at its absolute discretion offer the Hirer a refund of a portion of or all monies paid to the Park, offer a credit for such monies and / or vary the Booking.
Can we host a rehearsal ceremony on site prior to the day?
Araluen does permit the wedding party to do a rehearsal prior to the actual wedding date. This is negotiated once a contract to hire is in place with a deposit
What’s the weather contingency for outdoor spaces?
Refunds are not provided for change of mind or inclement weather. Hirers must consider this at time of booking.
Should I wish to host a wedding reception on the grounds, can I bring in outdoor catering?

When our on-site caterer is not operating, it is possible to bring in outdoor catering. Suppliers will be required to fill in a contractor’s handbook and provide relavant documentation. Please discuss this with the Team

Does the Park offer any security services? Can security guards be brought into site?

We do have a preferred security provider and this service is required for weddings held after 5pm at the cost of the hirer.

Can I bring décor and other items, such as outdoor heating to the Park?

Some items are permitted. Outdoor heating with naked flames is not permitted. Only battery-operated candles.

I would like some further information.
For further information, contact an event officer by emailing; 
Are there any accommodation providers nearby where my guests can stay?

The Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre is a domestic travel agent and can provide booking services for hirers or guests.