The Dandenong Ranges is a beautiful escape not far from Melbourne, with the most relaxed and romantic atmosphere, perfect for a small ceremony. Our Dandenongs ceremony location, Villa Rao Sassafras, is available for ceremonies only, or ceremony plus accommodation. If you just want to make the most of this stunning homestead for your ceremony, simply book between midday and 2pm. Outside that time you will need to be an overnight guests of Villa Rao.
Location Highlights: The perfect mountain wedding destination, and a cosy, romantic, beautiful homestead for you and your guests to enjoy. This location is extra special as the price includes a bottle of sparkling wine and some seating for up to 8 guests. Also a bonus in Victoria, this location is indoors, with a gorgeous cathedral window to frame your ceremony.
Local features: You can make a weekend (or a week) of your trip to the Dandenongs. With an abundance of activities in the area, you can enjoy an active or a romantic and relaxing time, whatever suits you.
Important things to note: If you are not a guest of the Villa staying overnight you are welcome to book your JMW ceremony at this location for midday, 12.45pm or 1.30pm, any day of the week. Ceremonies before midday or after 2pm are only available for overnight guests of Villa Rao. Specials discounted rates apply for JMW couples! To book your accommodation please contact Villa Rao directly. Enquiries as to accommodation availability are recommended before booking your ceremony. Contact Jenna at [email protected]
Other places you might consider: If you are looking to get married in Melbourne we also have an amazing beach location and this stunning park location in Melbourne’s CBD. We also have these locations Australia-wide.