Wakes

Saying farewell to loved ones is never easy. Long Reef Golf Club can deliver a caring and sensitive bereavement catering experience.

You can rely on our team to provide catering services that are befitting of the sombre occasion, all delivered in the kind of charming setting appropriate for celebrating the life of someone very dear to you.

To discover more about our wake and funeral reception venue here at Long Reef Golf Club, and to learn about how our services can help you to set the tone for the event, reach out to our team today.

You’ll also find more information below.

What to Expect When You Choose Long Reef Golf Club as a Venue for a Funeral Wake

We go out of our way to make sure that the event is a fitting celebration of the life of a very special person. This is what you can expect when you choose us to host and cater the event:

  • Professional, caring staff
  • Catering up to 200 people
  • Breathtaking, tranquil beachfront location with ocean views

We can accommodate small intimate groups in our private function room as wells as larger groups of up to 200.

Our specialist team offer flexible menus and refreshments for family and friends. Our caring staff are on hand to simplify the planning process and ensure this difficult time is a celebration of life to be remembered.

A Charming, Idyllic Setting for a Celebration of Life

Honour your loved one with a Celebration of Life at Long Reef Golf Club. We are uniquely located by Long Reef Headland with spectacular water views of the Northern Beaches peninsula.

Positioned on Fisherman’s Cover, Long Reef Golf Club will provide you with a private and relaxed setting. At this difficult time you can rely on our professional team at Long Reef Golf Club to organise this delicate event in a personal and intimate setting, to ensure the memory of your loved one is honoured with respect and consideration.

Planning, Coordinating and Hosting the Event

We understand how emotional and upsetting a time like this can be. With this in mind, we want to help and support you as much as we possibly can. This way, we can reduce your stress and worry, and let you focus on what’s important: the celebration of a special life.

You can reach out to our team at any time when preparing the ceremony, during the wake itself, or even after our services have concluded. We are here to help and will do what we can to make your experience a good one.

Our experienced Event Coordinators can assist you in planning the wake or celebration of life gathering, select one of two complete packages and our Event Coordinators will organise the rest.

With three event rooms to choose from we can design a layout to suit your needs.

All of our Packages include three hours room hire, use of our in-house audio visual system and wait staff to ensure the celebration runs smoothly.

Our team is ready and waiting to answer any questions or queries you may have. Just reach out to us today to discuss your options, or browse our wake packages to find out more.

Wake Ceremony and Funeral Reception FAQs

We understand that you may have questions about the services we can provide, and that’s fine. To help you, we’ve prepared a list of frequently asked questions, along with their answers.

Do I need to be a member to organise a funeral reception or wake at Long Reef Golf Club?

We welcome both members and non-members to host events at our golf club, and this also applies to our memorial service venue. Regardless of whether or not you are a member, we will treat you and your group with the respect, support, and care you deserve. We only ask that you abide by our guidelines and rules during your time with us.

Where is your funeral reception hall?

The reception hall is located at the Long Reef Golf Club, a historic location in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney, Australia. We are well-positioned to provide a suitable venue for people across this area of New South Wales.

The venue itself is blessed by views of the nearby headland and coastal area, providing you with a charming and tranquil setting.

Do you provide an outdoor funeral venue?

We can provide some outdoor areas for your guests to enjoy. Reach out to us and let us know what you need so we can do our best to accommodate you.

I am looking for a place to hold a funeral reception, but I need help with planning – can you assist me?

We do our best to support those who come to us to organise memorial services and wakes. What’s more, we provide that support at every turn, before, during, and after the ceremony or service. If you need help with planning or coordinating any element of the event, or if you need anything in particular organised for you, we will do our best to provide a seamless experience.

Feel free to reach out to us and let us know how we can help you. We understand that a wake is a very personal thing indeed, so we make sure that our services reflect this. We will work closely with you to find out what you need, and ensure all the details are taken care of. and then we will do our best to put this into action.

Do you provide services for living wakes?

If you wish to host a living wake at Long Reef Golf Club, this is something we can provide. A living wake involves hosting a wake ceremony for a person with a terminal illness, giving them a chance to enjoy time with friends and family in the final months of their time on earth.

Such occasions are beautiful celebrations of a life that is still being lived, as well as moving opportunities for loved ones to share those all-important moments together. If this is something you are interested in, reach out to us and let us know.

I can’t see an answer to my question – how can I get in touch with your team?

We have tried to answer a wide range of questions for you right here on our page, but we understand that you may have another query. You may be able to find your answer here on our site or in our newsletter, but you may also want to speak to a member of our team. If this is the case, simply get in touch. You can reach our dedicated team via our contact page. We can’t wait to hear from you.