With amazing vistas across Port Phillip Bay, Rusty Gate has evolved into a premier wedding venue located on the spectacular Bellarine Peninsula.

Beginning as a working farm, this private property is one born out of love and passion. Set amongst an award-winning olive grove, featuring expansive views, established grand gardens, and picturesque photo locations – there is no need to go anywhere else.

Rusty Gate weddings are always unique to make your day as special as possible.

All you need in a wedding venue

As a wedding venue, Rusty Gate has a lot to offer, including numerous positions to host a wedding ceremony. The team behind Rusty Gate are happy to liaise with their clients to find out what works best when it comes to a personal and unique wedding experience. With an ability to set up marquees on the stunning property, Rusty Gate is a stunning and effortless backdrop to host a once in a lifetime wedding celebration.

Catering options

A wonderful feature of Rusty Gate is the ability for a bride and groom to bring their own catering in, ensuring the food will suit the celebration. Rusty Gate have a list of local Geelong and Bellarine wedding specialists that they can recommend for your special day.


Just 15 minutes from Geelong, there are plenty of accommodation options for anyone travelling a far distance, or even for a little getaway for the bride and groom. Should you want to feel like you’re on a coastal retreat, the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula offers a variety of accommodation also, you may not want to leave!

Main features and benefits

With the space to host both your wedding ceremony and reception at the same venue, Rusty Gate offers a beautiful landscape that has everything you need for your perfect wedding day. The view is sublime and will have guests talking, long after the event had been and gone.

Cost: From $2000 to host a ceremony

Size of venue: 150 guests

Indoors/outdoors: Marquee weddings

Distance from Melbourne: 1hour and 25 minutes

What wedding styles suit this venue

If you have a wedding theme in mind the Rusty Gate team can help you bring it to life at the venue, with staff on hand to help you with anything you need.

A gorgeous venue for an outdoor wedding looking across the water is sure to delight your guests and provide you with the perfect wedding backdrop you’ve always dreamed of.

Well suited to a summer or spring wedding, whether you’ve always wanted a simple wedding, something rustic or a classic garden party feel, Rusty Gate provides you with a venue that will suit any theme.

Book a tour to see this property and allow the Rusty Gate team to bring your beautiful wedding vision to life.


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