Rain, Hail or Shine, You’re Covered by Three Unique Venues!

| Merlin Events NSW Team
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Three weather-proof, amazing venues in Sydney!

When looking for a sophisticated, open-air venue in Sydney, there aren’t a lot of locations that can cater for unpredictable weather conditions. That’s the biggest nightmare when planning an event. You can’t control what day it’ll storm like no tomorrow or the sun will shine brightly with perfect temperate conditions. Thankfully, Merlin Events have three very unique locations to cater to your alfresco needs with the safety of themed undercover options.


Dine with the dugongs in Dugong Island


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Imagine an old-style atrium but on a larger scale with a marquee cover suspended high above so natural light and air can filter in. In the centre, lies a shipwreck-themed bridge for the dugong keepers. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s Dugong Island is perfect for that corporate lunch or networking event. Hands on the rail, gaze into the open display below and marvel as the eagle rays glide through crystal clear water. Wander to the other side and be delighted as Wuru the dugong surfaces for some cos lettuce.


Nibble on delicate canapes or feast on a full banquet meal, it’s up to you. With a banquet capacity of 160 and a cocktail capacity of 250, Dugong Island is perfect for that corporate dinner or cocktail event.


Mingle with the celebrities on the Red Carpet


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One of the most glamourous aspects of an A-list event is taking photographs and sipping cocktails on a red carpet. At Madame Tussauds Sydney, pose with Nicole Kidman or share a laugh with Rebel Wilson on the edge of King St wharf. Sky looking a little gloomy? No worries, just head inside Madame Tussauds Sydney and dance your way into the brightly themed and funky Music zone. Guests can shake it off with Taylor Swift and sing about their teenage dreams with Katy Perry.


The fun-filled Music zone can accommodate a banquet capacity of 180 and a cocktail capacity of 400. But why not hire out the whole attraction? Allow your guests to fully experience Madame Tussuads Sydney’s star-studded fun and interactive zones.


Chill out with the koalas on the Koala Rooftop


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There’s something about rooftop bars that draw crowds of people. Often you’ll find that events held at rooftop bars can still become quite chaotic and lose that chill vibe that lots of people love. At WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s Koala Rooftop, sip a cocktail or a beer as you look out over the Kangaroo Walkabout enclosure. Get up close to the resident koala colony and snap the perfect photograph that’ll make you the envy of all your friends and family. Feeling a little chilly and fancy a little boogie? Guests move on to the tropical themed Kakadu Gorge where they can dance to their heart’s content.


Koala Rooftop can comfortably accommodate a banquet capacity of 100 and a cocktail capacity of 150. For extra reptilian fun, enquire about roaming animals and you might get the chance to pat a slithering Carpet python or a Shingleback lizard.


No event is too difficult! If you love the themed venues, but want to add a little personal touch, enquire now to find out what we can do for you! To learn more about how you can bring your all-weather event to life, contact the Merlin Events NSW team using the information listed below.


Call: (02) 9333 9245