Raffertys Resort

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Hotel Weddings



Ceremony capacity




  • What is the min guest requirement for a ceremony? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 120-150
  • What is the min guest requirement for a reception? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 120-150


  • What style is your venue? Affordable, Beach, Contemporary, Eco friendly
  • What kind of scenery is your venue set in? Seaside, Seaview, Meadow
  • What kind of reception types does the venue offer? Cocktail
  • What type of settings does your venue feature? Indoors&Outdoors
  • Which types of catering options do you offer? In-house catering
  • What kind of services, facilities and amenities do you offer? Accommodations, Alcohol, AV system, Bar services, Parking, Altar/Arch, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Wheelchair Access, WİFİ, Audio Equipment, Cake Cutting, Centrepieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Lighting, Linens, Tables, Decoration, Music, Food


  • Is there a fixed-menu option? Yes
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Elopements
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? Yes
  • What is the accommodation capacity? 80-100
  • Can more than one wedding be held at the same time? Yes
  • Could the beverage package be upgraded? Yes
  • Are children allowed in the venue? Yes
  • Is there a smoking area? No
  • Is bringing a wedding cake allowed? Yes
  • Are pets allowed at the venue? Yes
  • Can the venue be reserved for a booking date? Yes


Raffertys Resort is located at the edge of Lake Macquarie on 35 acres of natural waterfront. The Raffertys Resort is 30 minutes drive south of New Castle and 90 minutes drive north of Sydney. The Raffertys Resort welcomes you with a breathtaking sight of a clean environment, well-trimmed vegetation, and mesmerizing lake view at sunset the resort looks beautiful. It is beautifully designed is suitable for indoor and outdoor beach or rustic weddings. It offers function rooms that are suitable for different events ranging from formal to informal. It is a great place to be for couples who love nature, preferably the beach.
*It won the Hunter Valley's Bride's Choice Awards 2018, the Number 1 Winner, Wedding Venue in the Category of 4-5 Star Hotel.
Facilities and Capacity
The resort offers you 3 natural sites for your ceremony, indoor venues for wet weather and can host a variety of reception styles.
• One of its main attraction is the lakeside venue and private Bushland setting of the Arboretum for outdoor weddings. The venue caters to your needs for either a small gathering or large gathering of a maximum of 150 guests for banquet receptions.
• Flexible, budget-friendly, and customizable packages
• Parking space
• Venue setup
• Complimentary wet weather indoor space.
• Great Photography Locations
• DIY decorations for couples
The accommodations are self-contained by design with neatly trimmed grass lawn, trees and beautiful vegetation, the cottages are distinctly Australian in construction. The outdoor venues are scenic with nature and water shore. Colourful flowers to decorate an antique gold metal frame and a semi-circle altar to make the day more memorable and fairytale-like. The venue gifts you waterfront sight with well-manicured lawns.
In-House Catering
• The resort offers you great packages. The canapes, main menu and desserts are prepared with meticulous care, and beverages are provided for by the resort.
• Guest with the dietary requirement is not a problem, be rest assured their meals will be taken care of.
• Third-party catering not allowed.
• Raffertys Resort offers three categories of accommodation to select from which are namely Raffertys select homes, Terrace Accommodation, and Resort Cottages. The terraces and cottages are all air-conditioned. Some of the capacity can accommodate 4 guests maximum, 6 guests maximum and 8 guests maximum. All accommodations are equipped with Foxtel for your enjoyment. In all, there is 81 accommodation to booked by you and your guest. Rooms can be secured with a minimum of 2, 3, and 5 nights minimum depending on you.
• The resort possesses Children’s playgrounds, native arboretum, BBQ spots, on-site watersports, Beauty and Body treatment, dedicated lakeside beach, four Tennis Court, four swimming pools with one indoor heated with spa, and boat ramp and private Jetty.
• You and your guest can dine at the saltwater bar or the jetty restaurant. Feel free to ask for a glass of cold beer, wine, or a cocktail at our venues.
The wedding packages are flexible and affordable to suit your needs with experienced staff at your disposal. Bookings, reservations, and enquiries can be made today by filling the form.


Raffertys Resort

  • Address: 1 Wild Duck Dr, Cams Wharf NSW 2281

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