Create your dream wedding at our stunning outdoor ceremony venue – perfect for unique, intimate events of up to 100 guests.
If you are looking for flexible, personal options on a property that is completely powered by solar energy and has been built with love by our family to share with yours – arrange a time to come and visit and see for yourself why Lonely Goat Olives is the perfect venue.
Our 100 acre property has many beautiful spaces – including open lawns with sweeping views, an established olive grove, or intimate bush settings, all which create a stunning backdrop for your wedding photos. We even have a small herd of highland cattle that will happily pose for photos with you!
You will be welcome to arrange your own settings, marquees, decorations, food, drinks & entertainment – or we can put you in touch with local companies and services.
The scenery and surrounding atmosphere at Lonely Goat Olives lends itself perfectly to the following styles of events:
• Boho, Alternative or Rustic
• Themed – think Vikings, or Medieval… limited only by your imagination!
• Casual or Laid-Back
• Picnic or Hampers – nestled among the olive grove, or set up picnic blankets on the lawn
• Cocktails on the lawn, or under a marquee
• Sit-down, casual dining or shared platters – and why not take advantage of our wood-fire pizza oven!
What Is Included In Venue Package
Our venue package includes exclusive use of the property for 3 days – you will be invited to choose your perfect location to set up the ceremony and reception anywhere on our property.
Included in the venue hire, is 3 nights in our boutique, 2 bedroom cottage (you are welcome to stay longer if you wish). The bedrooms are spacious, and each have a large walk in wardrobe and en suite, so is ideally suited for getting ready for your ceremony. The cottage is very private and charming, the perfect place to retire to after a big day of celebrating, and is a great way to start your honeymoon!
We also provide a person to act as the RSA and host, to assist with any needs on the day.
We don’t subscribe to the “one size fits all approach”, we prefer to work with you to ensure your vision is achieved.
Our venue hire packages start at $2000 for a Winter wedding, and start at $3000 for a Spring or Summer wedding – depending on your requirements and the number of guests.
To request a quote, please provide us with approximate dates, what style of wedding you are after, number of guests, any furniture you are interested in hiring, and any other details that are important to you.
Availability & Hours of Operation
To make the most of the spectacular views, Lonely Goat Olives is best suited to day time or afternoon events.
Due to noise restrictions, the event must be finished by 8pm on week nights, and 10pm on weekends.
Lonely Goat Olives is available for mid-week or weekend events, all year round.
We have 10 timber tables that seat 8 people, and 38 timber stools available for hire, and can set up hay bales with plank seats for a more rustic feel.
If there is something specific you are looking for, please let us know as we may be able to help you source it locally.
Or you are welcome hire furniture externally and have it delivered to the property.
We also have a timber wedding arch which you can decorate, hand made by owner Keith available for hire.
You will be welcome to arrange your own entertainment whether you want a juke box, live band, string quartet or jazz singer.
Catering & Drinks
Lonely Goat Olives does not offer a drinks or catering package, but we can provide you with a contact list of local companies, or you are welcome to source your own. We have a room that caterers can use to set up.
External Companies & Services
We suggest you hire a marquee or tipi style tent, as our venue is outdoors.
You are welcome to arrange your own decorations, florists and any other services you require in order to create your dream wedding.
We can provide you with a contact list of some local companies and services, or you can source your own.
There is plenty of local accommodation in the Hunter Valley. Or you can have up to 20 of your guests set up tents or glamping tents on the property. We can put you in touch with a glamping company, or you are welcome to source your own.
We can also put you in touch with a local guest transfer bus to shuttle your guests between the venue and their accommodation.
Olive Tree Nursery
If you are looking for a unique gift to give your guests that will remind them of your special day, Lonely Goat Olives has an on site nursery where you can purchase small (or larger) olive trees.
Arrange a Viewing
To arrange a viewing at a time that suits you, contact Lonely Goat Olives by email firstname.lastname@example.org or send us an enquiry through our website www.lonelygoatolives.com.au
Boutique 2 Bedroom Cottage Accommodation
Set high on a hill, our cottage is private, charming and ideally situated to drink in the spectacular views.
The cottage is 2 bedrooms (sleeping 5 in total): a king sized four-poster bed in one room, and in the other room a king sized slay bed and single bed. Each room has its own private en suite bathroom (with a luxurious 2 person shower in each). There is a pot-belly fire place in each room, and ceiling fans for warmer nights. The cottage is complete with an open-air kitchen and a wood fire pizza oven.
There is a huge veranda overlooking the valley, perfect for watching the sun go down.
During your stay, you will be welcome to collect eggs from our chook house, pick herbs from the garden, and fruit from our small orchard. You can try your luck at catching fish from our dam, or saying hello to our highland cattle.
Lonely Goat Olives is family friendly, with a cot and high chair available, and a cubby house and games for the kids (and adults too!) We also have a bon-fire pit, perfect for roasting marshmallows.
Want to know more? Get in Touch!
To contact Lonely Goat Olives about any of the above, or for more information, visit our website: www.lonelygoatolives.com.au
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Book one nights accommodation to come and experience Lonely Goat Olives for yourself, and we will give you a Voucher matching your accommodation spend to use towards your ceremony at Lonely Goat Olives!