Sperry Tents Australia

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About Sperry Tents Australia

Stunning handcrafted sailcloth tents with sweeping canopy supported by natural wooden poles create a signature look that conveys both elegance and romance.

Perfect for outdoor weddings, engagements or small elopements, the Sperry Tent is ideal in any setting from hinterland to beaches, backyards to wineries, historic estates to resort style hotels.  

Behind The Brand

What was the spark for Sperry Tents? Where did your story begin?

It was love at first sight!  We searched the globe for a new style of structure that resembled ‘Elegance & Romance’.  Our brides were desperate to get out of a traditional marquee for a white wedding.  The Sperry Tent is a luxury tent crafted by New England sail makers, a family owned business that believes in fostering the effortless elegance that comes from handcrafted & breathable champagne canopies, natural timber, rigorous attention to detail and small-batch manufacturing.  We flew to New York, hired a car and drove the ocean road to a tiny sea side town called Marion and met the Sperry family.  They were like long lost cousins with the same values in business and living a totally adventurous, humble best life.  That was it, we purchased our first tent then and there.


What styles and aesthetics are you loving right now?

We moved to Byron Bay for its crystal water,  white sandy beaches and stunning blue skies.  As such, we love to create and inspire a coastal elegance or barefoot luxury.  Our tents compliment the surrounds whether they be absolute beachfront or amongst the green rolling hills of the hinterland.   Our furniture range consists of natural wooden & white pieces styled with silver or gold accents.  The stitching on Sperry canvas is ornate which we highlight with ambient soft lighting.  Our incredibly creative Byron Bay florists are always coming up with new floral installations that we are able to suspended in the canopy or wrap around the poles from floor to ceiling.  Options are endless.


What are some of your most popular pieces?

Our most popular tent is our 14x26m Sperry Tent.  It creates a majestic & memorable experience for the guests.   For our larger 300-400+ weddings our couples choose from our Grand Sperry Tent range which are double poled through the centre and stunningly sophisticated.  We are able to link tents, create a walkway or an impressive entrance with our Sperry Archways that have a classic look and grand aesthetic.  We have all size and shape tents as small as 5m Round to 20x38m Oyster.


Are your products for sale, hire or both?

We are a high company and we now proudly have authentic Sperry Tent providers in all the wedding hot spots around Australia including –  Sunshine Coast, South Coast, Melbourne, Margaret River and Perth.


Do you offer a custom made or a bespoke sourcing service?

Yes, of course!  It’s important to us that the couples have a creative input into the aesthetic.  If we are not able to provide a certain item or design then we are happy to collaborate.  We always strive to exceed expectations through our service and bespoke styled weddings.

Editor’s Notes


Why We Love It…

Beautifully elegant marquee tents all handmade from sail cloth. Sperry Tents are a chic alternative to a traditional marquee, and can be styled in so many diverse ways to suit different wedding aesthetics.


For The Couple…

Who want have a beautiful blank canvas space and want a magic marquee reception, but are looking for something a little more modern, elegant and high end.


Styling Tips…

There are so many diverse ways to create styling within these beautiful tents. No matter what your aesthetic, include an abundance of ambient lighting (fairy lights, festoon lights, candles, and fire pits outside of the tent) to create magical reception as dusk segues into night.