About Fins at Plantation House
Fins at Plantation House is an iconic wedding destination, set amidst a 65 hectares lush tropical fruit plantation. The venue offers an elegant and luxe reception and ceremony space with breathtaking views and picturesque backdrops for your photography.
Renovated mid 2017, this old Victorian house offers an undercover dining area as well as a 1⁄4 hectare garden. Our maximum capacity is 300 people. The main dining area seats up to 250 people amidst an enchanted secret garden with falling vines and an elegant French iron water fountain. The venue provides a distinct luxe plantation style. Our back garden is the perfect environment to set up live food bars, pop-up cocktail hour, lawn games and lounging for your post ceremony experience.
Behind The Brand
What rooms/spaces do you have available for a wedding?
Fins at Plantation House is a ‘one stop’ ceremony, bridal suite, reception and unique photography location. We offer two ceremony locations: Our picturesque front garden with incredible sunset views of volcanic Mt Warning OR our private fruit orchard with a 120 years old fig tree for your backdrop. Our venue is rambling and somewhat of a ‘secret garden’, lending itself to a progressive dining experience. From a cocktail party on the lawn overlooking the Tweed Valley, to our internal lush dining space, there is plenty of room to create a bespoke experience. We have luxe plantation style bar, ample designer bathrooms, open plan catering kitchen and an onsite bridal suite. Our signature cactus garden is famed as the most unique location for your photos. We include complete wet weather options.
How many people can each of these cater for?
Our reception area can cater up to 250 seated persons and up to 300 persons in stand up cocktail style. We can also offer an intimate elopement experience for smaller weddings (up to 30 people) in our private dining room. Fins at Plantation House is the Tweed Coast’s most sought after new wedding and event venue managed by celebrity chef Steven Snow and his professional team from Fins Restaurant. With 28 years of experience and year after year ‘Chef’s Hat’ awards, our catering and service is of the highest standard.
Do you offer onsite accommodation?
We do not offer onsite accommodation. Numerous 4 and 5 start hotels are located within 10 minute of our venue, including boutique Halcyon House recently awarded in the 2019 Best Hotels in World. There are several luxury Air B n B properties very close to the venue, some of them with wedding discounts for you and your guests. We do offer a designer bridal suite at an additional cost, which is available for use for the day of the wedding.
What additional features and facilities does your venue offer that couples may find useful?
Our venue inclusions are complete for those who do not want a ‘DIY’ wedding venue. We provide everything you will need to just ‘walk in’ on the day of your wedding (up to 110 people), including an on the day wedding coordinator. Our team of experienced Event Specialists will assist you from start to finish with all the finer details to bring your dream wedding to reality.
We will provide our hand picked supplier contact list and our comprehensive wedding planning guide.
Our inclusions provide access to the venue for a dry run with your celebrant, all bump in and bump out meeting times, powered ceremony site, white provincial French ceremony signing table and chairs and matching guest chairs. Our reception space includes our fully operational cocktail bar + 2 mobile garden bars, black provincial French dining chairs and tables, fine china, crystal glassware, linen napkins and fine dining cutlery.
The lounge areas include 3 Plantation style lounge sets, 4 high dry bars with stools, luxe designer arm chairs for a Photo Booth, marble cake table, rose gold cake knife, present table, outdoor cane garden furniture and outdoor marble tables.
The venue has been extensively landscaped so couples do not need to go overboard with floral arrangements, including falling vines from the ceiling and a provincial water fountain. We also provide built in fairy lights and hanging chandelier light features, a high quality BOSE sound system, a wireless microphone for speeches and personalised printed menus. The entire venue offers disabled access (ramp, disabled bathroom, etc.)
Last but not least, our venue is set amidst a 65 hectare exotic fruit plantation offering numerous wedding photos backdrops.
What type of couple would fall in love with your venue and why?
Aside from being the most stunning ‘in vogue’ venue on the coast, Fins at Plantation House is famed for serious food, wine and high end professional hospitality staff. Your wedding will be personally catered for by celebrity chef Steven Snow. Being a one stop venue, our inclusions are complete for couples who may be time poor and just want everything done for them! We also offer a blank canvas venue allowing couples to personally design every fine detail they may be dreaming of.
Why we love it…
Just a short drive north of Byron Bay lies this historic venue in a palette of all-white, surrounded by a 65-hectare tropical fruit plantation and the most breathtaking hinterland views of Mount Warning. Dreamy aesthetics aside, Fins is renowned for their exquisite dining experience, catered by celebrity chef Steven Snow of Fins Restaurant & Bar.
For the couple…
Who want a breathtaking hinterland venue that offers it all – a place to get ready and to host both your ceremony and reception. The property has the most beautiful bridal suite and accommodation in classical all-white palettes, diverse spaces wedding photographs, a late curfew and a team who can execute every detail. And for foodies – Fins is run by renowned celebrity chef Steven Snow who creates the most exquisite dishes.
Hold your ceremony on the lawn, spilling with wildflowers and panoramic views of Mount Warning. Style your reception with dramatic communal tables and artful foliage to complement the surrounding space.