11 Stunning Riverside Venues in Perth

POSTED ON Nov 19, 2021

Swan River Venues to Impress Your Guests

While there are plenty of great venues in Perth, it’s hard to match the million dollar views you’ll find on the shores of the Swan River. Dazzling waterfront and views of Perth city skyline make these 11 venues your top choice when choosing a riverside events venue in Perth.



  1. Nedlands Yacht Club
  2. The Raft
  3. Acqua Viva on Swan
  4. Swan River Rowing Club
  5. Mosman Park Golf Club
  6. Bells Functions
  7. The Bell Tower
  8. Beaumonde on the Point
  9. Royal Perth Yacht Club
  10. The Boatshed
  11. The Riverside Room at the Raffles Hotel

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Nedlands Yacht Club

Events on the Foreshore

Few other venues can match the gorgeous appeal of Nedlands Yacht Club. It is one of the rare venues that stands out with its expansive outdoor space complete with manicured lawns and views of the city skyline and the boat marina. The space is big enough to host anything from the smallest and intimate parties up to large functions for 1500 people.

The world is your oyster when planning an event at Nedlands Yacht Club since the award-winning venue has everything you need for flawless execution of any event be it a wedding, a conference or a product launch.

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The Raft

Floating Venue

You can’t get more “on the river” than this. Permanently moored on the Swan River, The Raft is an iconic Perth open-air event space taking in the stunning vistas of Perth City, Elizabeth Quay and Kings Park.

The 250 patron capacity venue can accommodate 250 patrons standing and 180 seated in a long table set up. Popular for weddings, corporate events and ticketed events, the floating venue is accessed by it’s private tender vessel that takes your guests from Barrack Street Jetty directly to The Raft in style.

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Acqua Viva on Swan

Absolute River Views

Conveniently located in Nedlands with ample free parking is Acqua Viva on Swan. The Main Dining Room is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows, bringing in floods of natural light and the beautiful vista.

A space ideal for weddings and corporate events, the leather chairs and neutral decor allow you to theme and decorate if you wish. The main room can accommodate up to 150 guests seated with a dance floor or 180 guests cocktail style. Guests can even arrive by boat and moor at the private jetty.

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Swan River Rowing Club in Mount Pleasant

Waterfront Functions on the Swan River

Floor-to-ceiling windows that open to a spacious balcony are an absolute must for the full enjoyment of any waterfront event. Swan River Rowing Club is a great example. While the space will be suitable for smaller events between 80-130 people, it still packs a punch thanks to its spectacular location.

Located right next to Canning Bridge in Mount Pleasant, the venue enjoys a convenient location with 5-star views.

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Riverside wedding venue

Mosman Park Golf Club

Elevated Views from Fremantle to Perth

As if the spectacular waterfront views of the Swan River weren’t enough, Mosman Park Golf Club takes it a step further offering elevated 180-degree views from Fremantle to Perth from its gorgeous Chidley Point location above the river.

The Chidley Room at Mosman Park Golf Club will easily host from 30 to 150 guests celebrating anything from a wedding and a birthday to business seminars and smart corporate events.

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Venue with Swan River views

Bells Functions at Barrack Street Jetty

Swan River Panorama

Fantastically versatile, Bells Functions is among the best riverside event venues in Perth and it’s easy to see why. The central and highly convenient location on Barrack Street Jetty sets the bar high and the space itself follows suit. Floor to ceiling glass windows open up to a Swan River panormama while also filling the space with light and airiness.

Both the indoor space as well as the terrace boasts a gorgeous design finish exuding luxury and sophistication with a hint of nautical – perfect for the riverside location. Bells Functions can comfortably host anywhere from 20 up to 170 people.

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The Bell Tower

Iconic Venue

As well as being an iconic Perth landmark, The Bell Tower is popular for corporate functions, small weddings, cocktail parties, birthdays and events. It’s also one of the few venues which allow you to bring in your own food, beverages and caterers.

With a maximum capacity of 40 seated and 90 standing, the Bell Tower offers a spectacular setting with majestic Swan River views from the Level 6 Observation Deck. The venue also boasts manicured lawns, scenic gardens and picturesque fountains.

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Beaumonde on the Point in East Perth

Luxurious and Sophisticated East Perth Riverside Venue

The Ballroom at Beaumonde on the Point is a stunning events venue that really ticks all the boxes. Its grand indoor space is a perfect fit for even the most spectacular events while also ideally suited for weddings and private celebrations.

Highly stylish with a modern finish as well as blue and golden accents to fit the riverside surroundings, the Ballroom also offers the most modern audiovisual solutions that will truly elevate any event. The venue has heaps of natural daylight during the day thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and gorgeous lighting options for luxurious evening affairs.

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Royal Perth Yacht Club in Crawley

Swan River Foreshore Events

Remarkable attention to detail and a commitment to excellence is at the very core of the Royal Perth Yacht Club located in Crawley, which offers various event spaces for private and business occasions. The smart indoor function rooms combined with the impressive lawn area create a 5-star atmosphere on the tranquil shores of the Swan River and Perth city skyline in the background.

Each of the rooms individually can accommodate up to 180 guests yet when combined, the perfect cocktail event for up to 400 guests can be put together.

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The Boatshed in South Perth

Private Dining by the Swan River

For times when you need to put together an intimate private event still accompanied by the magnitude of Perth city skyline and the dazzling waterfront, The Boatshed is the ideal venue. Perfect for parties up to 16 people, this South Perth gem wants to impress.

Elegant and highly sophisticated, The Boatshed has views worth a million and the service is equally top-notch. Impress your business associates or your closest family and friends with an unmatched experience complete with awe-inspiring views.

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The Riverside Room at the Raffles Hotel in Applecross

Iconic Swan River Venue

Highly modern and design-centric, the Riverside Room at the iconic Raffles Hotel satisfies both the need for an events venue with unmatched riverside views as well as modern elegance that even the most design-savvy will be happy with.

Bright and spacious, the Riverside Room not only offers panoramic views but also a fantastic aesthetic with brushed gold accents as well as a riverside alfresco area where the guests can mingle and enjoy the atmosphere. Ideally suited for parties up to 220 guests.

See more info here: Raffles Hotel Riverside Venue in Applecross

Corporate riverside event