Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Monash Country Club can hold a seated wedding for up to 190 guests including dance floor. The capacity for a cocktail style Wedding is up to 280 guests.
Our reception packages are based on a duration of 6 hours. We are the only venue on the Northern beaches that offers this as part of our standard package. If the reception exceeds the 6 hour base time, then the additional time will be charged at $10 per person per hour or part hour. This can be arranged prior. This per person charge for extension is based on the final number of guests that are confirmed for catering. A maximum of 1 hour extension is allowed and must be prearranged prior to your event day. All events must conclude by 11.30pm on Friday and Saturday evenings and by 10.30pm on Sunday through to Thursday evenings.
An additional 10% surcharge on the total invoice applies for receptions held on Public Holidays. A minimum number of 60 adult guests is required on any Public Holiday.
Bookings and Payments
Confirmation by way of Venue Hire Fee payment is required to secure the date and time of your reception, along with a venue booking form filled in, signed and returned.
Payment and Final Numbers
Final guest numbers are required 7 days before the wedding date, which will confirm the minimum number to be charged. After this date, increases in guests will be accepted but not decreases. Final accounts are to be received 7 days prior to the reception date. Payments can be made by credit card, EFTPOS or direct debit. Please note all credit card payments incur a 1.15% surcharge
Menus must be finalised no later than 14 days before the reception, along with confirmation of all dietary requirements for your guests.
Friday & Saturday weddings bookings in the Pacific Room require a minimum number of 80 adult guests charged on the wedding packages. On other days, a minimum of 60 adult guests is required. You are still required to pay for these minimum numbers of guests should your guest numbers fall below these minimums. The shortfall cannot be used as credit towards other elements.
Smoking is prohibited anywhere within the clubhouse, however guests may smoke in the designated outside smoking area.
Our ceremony packages are designed to perfectly complement our natural Australian backdrop whilst still offering you the opportunity add your own personal touches. We do not offer ceremony only packages and reserve our ceremony lawn exclusively for those clients who choose to hold their reception with us.
Included Wedding Dinner
The included wedding dinner is provided for 2 people for all Seated and Share Platter Weddings. Should you wish to bring family and or friends along this is charged at $50 per person. The dinner includes a seated 2 course meal each and wine tasting from our fabulous and extensive wine list. You will be asked to choose the meals you wish to sample. So you will be sampling 4 Entrees and 4 mains. Your wedding coordinator will liaise with you to set up a date prior to your wedding date. Please note that all dietary requirements must be advised when booking.
We accommodate your guests dietary requirements if we are pre-advised prior to your event date. They are then provided with a chefs selected meal that accommodates their dietary requirement from the information we have been provided with. In relation to cocktail wedding receptions, vegetarian and vegan dietary requirements will be provided a meal instead of a full canape service.
Meals need to be provided for your entertainers, photographers and any other suppliers that are providing a service at your reception for more than 3 hours. They are charged at $40 per person and include a main course only and non-alcoholic beverages.
Bump in and Bump Out Times
Bump in – We are extremely flexible and should our bookings allow you are more than welcome to access the room a number of days prior to your event. You can organise this with our Monash Country Club Wedding Planner. We ask that all personal items, gifts and decorations be bumped out at the conclusion of your reception or by arrangement the following day.
Please inform your Monash Country Club Wedding Planner of the names of all external contractors and projected bump in and out times.
Furniture, Decor & Styling
Package price is based on the current tables and chairs at Monash Country Club. All major furniture items, fixtures and fittings must remain as styled or positioned. If you require changes, this must be upon agreement with your wedding coordinator. Decorations and theming are the responsibility of the client. Nothing is to be nailed, glued or taped in any wall, door or other part of Monash Country Club.
BYO alcohol is not permitted at the club. All beverage options and selections are controlled by the club and subject to change. Pricing subject to change and availability.
Wedding favours and bonbonniere
Wedding Favours and Bonbonniere Monash Country Club does not permit alcohol of any kind inclusive of mini spirit bottles or shot glasses to be provided for your guests as wedding favours/bonbonnieres.
Golf Cart photographic tours will take place under the supervision and guidance of a Monash Country Club staff member and not permitted prior to 4pm. All drivers must be over the age of 18. All drivers are required to follow the staff member and their instructions at all times. Under no circumstances are carts to be driven near the greens or tee areas, or deviate from the course as directed by the Monash Country Club staff member. Please be mindful that the course and Motorised Carts are governed by our RSA restrictions and any misuse, or if any of the wedding party are showing signs of intoxication they will be denied access to the Carts. The organiser of the event will be liable for any damage to carts or the course. Please be mindful that all carts must be returned to the pro shop 30 minutes before sunset, this means returned by 6.30pm during daylight savings times and by 5.30pm during non daylight savings times. In the instance of wet weather or the course is deemed too wet by Greens Staff Management the carts are not allowed out on the golf course in which case you must arrange with your photographer alternative photographic options.
Should the function be cancelled, the following conditions will be applied unless otherwise agreed by Club, at its discretion.
Cancellations must be received in writing. All cancellations made 8 weeks prior to the event will receive full refund of booking deposit. Cancellations made 4 weeks prior will receive 50% of the booking fee refunded. Cancellations made within 2 weeks of the event will incur no refund. In the unlikely event that the event is cancelled less than a week prior to the event a $2000 payment for food & Beverage costs will be required.
Package prices are based on Weddings held in 2020/2021