Memories to last a lifetime
SET on the sweeping grounds of Taronga Western Plains Zoo, the Savannah Function Centre offers a truly special wedding venue. With tailored wedding packages to ensure every detail is perfect, the Savannah experience is one that you and your guests will not forget.
Dubbo local Steph Pearson married her now husband, Hugh Mawbey, on April 9, 2016, with a stunning reception at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Steph and Hugh share treasured memories from their special day, surrounded by 128 of their friends and loved ones.
“Deciding to have our wedding reception at the Zoo was an easy choice for us,” Steph said.
“Taronga Western Plains Zoo makes for a picturesque wedding setting, with its beautiful manicured lawns and an incredible outlook over Savannah Lake. High timber ceilings and the surrounding landscape were perfect for our photos.
“Our guests thoroughly enjoyed canapés on the lawn before dinner, with plenty of seating available and a magic view across to the Spider Monkeys playing on their island.”
Whether it’s a ceremony overlooking the lake, or at one of the Zoo’s beautiful picnic grounds, there are several locations to choose from to say ‘I do’.
For the reception to follow, Savannah Function Centre is unique to the region. With floor to ceiling windows that showcase the nurtured landscape, the venue offers ambience and style.
The professional team at the Savannah Function Centre can cater for large or small weddings, and will gladly tailor wedding packages to suit individual needs.
“The service was fantastic and the staff worked hard to ensure our wedding reception ran smoothly as we had planned. It really felt like they cared about our experience and went above and beyond to ensure we were happy,” Steph said.
“The three-course dinner was delicious – every foodie’s dream – and the drinks package meant we had one less thing to think about on the day!
“Having my wedding at the Zoo was a truly memorable experience, and I’d gladly recommend it to anyone seeking a great value, stunning location for their wedding,” Steph said.
Steph and Hugh stayed at the Zoo’s multi award-winning Zoofari Lodge on the night of their wedding, topping off the momentous occasion (additional charge). Zoofari Lodge guests can wake up to a view of the Zoo’s African Savannah, where giraffe, zebra, rhino and antelope roam, and enjoy two-day Zoo admission, exclusive behind the scenes tours, an African-style dinner and more.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo also offers an optional animal experience as part of its wedding packages.
For something more special than you’d ever imagined, get in touch with the team at the Savannah Function Centre. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 6881 1438. Website: www.taronga.org.au/savannahfc