Private beauty

The Location

Barefoot at Broken Head is the only private house in the Byron Shire approved for wedding receptions, located just a short drive from the heart of Byron Bay.
Vows on the sand or in the garden

The Ceremony

Barefoot at Broken Head hosts the most sophisticated beach and garden weddings in Australia.

For beach ceremonies, the couple walks through the sand dunes to the ceremony site on the pristine surf beach where eucalypts crowd thick over the hills. With not a house in sight, at the end of the single stretch of sand, their guests see the most easterly point of Australia – the iconic Byron Bay Lighthouse.

Garden ceremonies are held 20m from the Honeymoon Suite in a lush, manicured setting.
Everything in walking distance

The Venue

Following the beach ceremony, the guests stroll back along the winding bush track and through the back gate of the house, revealing the minimalist splendour that is Barefoot at Broken Head.

With large wooden decks descending into lush tropical gardens, imagine sipping cocktails and enjoying delicious canapés under a rainforest canopy while you dance into the evening.
A stress free event

A Complete Package

Barefoot at Broken Head provides you with the ultimate beach wedding venue, infrastructure and luxury accommodation all in one.

There are three catering options. Our in-house coordination is provided by one of two teams. Small weddings (6 - 24 guests) by Barefoot Catering (former head chef at Harvest - Santiago Socrate) or the Simple Wedding Plan (17 - 70 guests) by A Chef's Pocket. Or you can bring in the full service team from our friends at Byron Bay Weddings.  Menus can be downloaded below.

Barefoot Wedding Reel

Inclusions & Costs

Our wedding package provides the essential items for couples to hold their wedding at Barefoot without the need to hire in any infrastructure. To hold a reception couples rent the whole house for a four-night minimum stay (three nights if all midweek) and pay reception fee that depends on the number of guests.

Our Reception Fee provides

  • 70 capacity reception with casual seating for 50 guests at a time
  • Five standing bar tables and stools
  • Marquee on central deck (3m x7m)
  • Wheelie bin hire and rubbish removal
  • Public Liability Insurance for reception and ceremony
  • Commercial drinks fridge
  • Bar
  • Arbour to frame the vows
  • Signing table and chairs
  • Bench seating for 32 guests at the beach
  • Indoor and outdoor ceremony options
  • No need for portable toilets – direct access to the bathroom from the reception area.
  • Note: Formal dining for up to 32 requires an extra table and chair hire

Reception Fee (ex GST)

  • 0 – 16 guests $500
  • 17 – 32 guests $1900
  • 33 – 50 guests $3400
    (includes marquee)
  • 51 – 70 guests $4600
    (includes marquee)
  • PLEASE NOTE: there is an additional $500 fee (+ GST) for beach ceremonies
  • PLEASE NOTE: fully seated receptions 25 - 32 guests require the marquee for an extra cost of $800.


Four-night minimum stay for weekend functions and three-night minimum stay for midweek weddings. Please see availability for tariffs.

Simple Wedding Plan

For 17 - 70 guests (not including children under 10) we offer Barefoot's complete in-house catering package, which provides all food, waitstaff, bar staff, and coordination by our house manager Frances

- starting at $196 + GST per head.

We have developed this package in response to couples who want the laid back sophistication of Barefoot, with a casual yet elegant simplicity.

Alcohol and soft drinks are purchased by you and served by us.

Barefoot Catering

Small weddings and functions for 6 - 32 guests are catered by Argentinain Santiago Socrate, former head chef at the renowned Harvest Restaurant.

Santiago has lived in Australia for seven years, and his deepest passion lies in the art of open-fire cooking, taking immense pride in showcasing the Argentinian tradition of the asado, a convivial gathering centered around the fire.

Byron Bay Weddings & Fig Tree Restaurant

Byron Bay Weddings was set up in 2006 by chef and owner of The Fig Tree, Che Devlin. Cooking is his thing!

Byron Bay Weddings

Byron Bay Weddings is a collaboration of the regions most experienced, dynamic and passionate wedding planners, on the day coordinators, service/bar pros, stylists and chefs that have evolved and blended into a premium wedding service company.

Striving to help you create absolutely unforgettable memories, you will enjoy first-class management and execution which ultimately will make your wedding planning easy, stress-free and FUN.

Fig Tree Restaurant

Working exclusively with the region’s finest caterer, Fig Tree Restaurant, which offers an abundance of options from tasting menus to share platters, to a la carte or cocktail receptions.

The team of chefs at The Fig Tree source most of their produce from The Fig Tree’s own garden or the fields, paddocks, farms and ocean that surround Byron Bay.

The Feast

Created with Barefoot at Broken Head in mind is FEAST.

With handmade cocktails from their trained bar staff and festival style food made by their team of international chefs, guests can chill with a signature Mojito in one hand and FEAST on a variety of food until their heart’s content!

Contact Byron Bay Weddings for a suggested agenda and quote:
Phone: (02) 6684 7260

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