Blackbutt Reserve provides the perfect, natural backdrop for your wedding. Set amongst the wonders of nature, you and your guests will feel at ease in the peaceful bushland setting.

There are a variety of locations to choose from at Richley Reserve for your ceremony and reception. Blackbutt welcomes the use of marquees or existing shelters on application, and will endeavour to work with you to achieve your desired outcome for your special day.

More information

To view wedding locations download the Richley Reserve (PDF 157kb).
View the Richley map
Have questions? Read our Blackbutt-Reserve-weddings-FAQs-Updated-Oct-15 (pdf).


Application and Reserve usage fees

$230 booking of grassed area or shelter.
$275 booking of grassed area and one shelter.
$715 booking of grassed area, shelters (maximum 2 shelters), includes gate access fee.

Additional fee

$47 Gate access fee (applicable to all areas if access is required for vehicles into the Reserve) Fee not applied if you book Area C ($715).

Park conservation fee (parking)

Per hour : $4 per vehicle
Per day: $13 per vehicle


Covid-19 Policy: The booking person/party assumes the responsibility for:

  • Ensuring that all the guests comply with the NSW Public Health Order on the day of the booking.
  • Ensuring the number of people attending the event, does not exceed the restrictions of the NSW Public Health Order on the day of the booking.

Should you wish to cancel your shelter booking based on the requirements of the NSW Public Health Order the standard cancellation policy will apply. Should the NSW Government implement a lockdown on your booking dates, we will issue a full refund.

For wedding bookings please complete the Blackbutt Reserve Wedding Booking Form and our friendly office staff will be in contact with you to confirm your booking and arrange payment. Or you may phone the office Monday to Friday between 8am and 3pm on (02) 4904 3344 or email us at