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COVID-19 venue restrictions

Weddings can be held in NSW however restrictions still apply depending on vaccination status and venue size. See the key information for each of our venues for more detail.

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Key information

Only available
Thursday 26 May 2022
Thursday 3 February 2022 - BOOKED OUT

Current capacity
Up to 35 people all fully vaccinated.

We will continue to update you as the rules change prior to Thursday 3 February 2022.

Start from $1,049

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Bride and groom looking out at the water from the balcony at Sergeants' Mess
Bride and groom smiling and embracing by the water at Sergeants' Mess
Bride looking back at groom by the water at Sergeants' Mess
Bride and groom posing on a white wall at Sergeants' Mess
Bride and groom kissing by the water at Sergeants' Mess with a veil flick
Bride and her bridesmaids at Sergeants' Mess

About Sergeants' Mess

Sergeants' Mess overlooks Chowder Bay and is set in native bushland with views across to Camp Cove, Watson’s Bay and Rose Bay. The view, along with the glamorous interior and deck is the perfect setting for your wedding.

Arrive in style with a private ferry or water taxi to the privately appointed jetty.

Celebrate your love with a memorable 20-minute ceremony with up to 35 people.

We will provide your celebrant and a beautifully styled space.

Your ceremony will be held in a private area with harbour views and direct access to the venue's beautiful onsite outdoor amphitheatre.

As part of your special day, choose a reception package, photography and flowers.

Book now - available for one day only. 

Your wedding ceremony 


  • ceremony at Sergeants' Mess
  • ceremony styling
  • celebrant
  • commemorative wedding certificate
  • standard wedding certificate

Cost $1,049

*Cost also includes fee to lodge your Notice of Intended Marriage form.

Ceremony being held at Sergeant's Mess

Tailor your wedding day

Choose your style of reception, photography and flowers to make your day truly memorable. 
We'll take care of the rest to create the most memorable day for you!

Reception options

Choose one of the reception packages available at Sergeants' Mess.

Champagne glasses being filled with champagne or sparkling wine
Sergeants' Mess

Sparkling brunch 


  • shared brunch canapes to table with fresh fruit
  • plated brunch dish per person
  • glass of sparkling wine per person
  • mineral water, tea, and coffee
  • 1.5 hours

Cost $65 per person

One of the food options available at Sergeants' Mess
Sergeants' Mess

Lunch package 


  • 3 course lunch menu (alternate serve)
  • bread roll per person
  • 2.5 hour drink package (including beer, wine and soft drink)
  • tea and coffee
  • 2.5 hours

Cost $100 per person

One of the food options available at Sergeants' Mess
Sergeants' Mess

Dinner package 


  • amuse bouche
  • 3 course dinner (alternate serve)
  • bread roll per person
  • 3 hour drinks package (includes beer wine and soft drink)
  • tea and coffee
  • 3 hours 

Cost $120 per person

* Food and drink packages are provided in the Main Dining Room, on a non-exclusive basis.


Choose either traditional green and white or contemporary red, pink and green flowers. A matching buttonhole is also available.

Green and white rose bridal bouquet

Traditional greens and white bouquet

Cost $250

Red and pink bridal bouquet with contemporary flowers

Contemporary reds, pinks and greens bouquet 

Cost $250

White rose buttonhole


Cost $25

Images are indicative only. Flowers are subject to seasonal availability.


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Standard package

  • 1 x professional photographer for an hour and a half
  • a minimum of 50 digital high-resolution
    images professionally edited capturing your ceremony in Sergeants' Mess and surrounds

Cost $625

Photography example of bride and groom on a beach


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