10 Dreamy Outdoor Photoshoot Locations Near Sydney

Sydney is a place to get out and enjoy a little sunshine. Looking for places to capture the moment? We at Peerspace, the internet’s premier location for hourly venue rentals, have the largest selection of outdoor photoshoot locations near Sydney.

Lush gardens, glamorous poolsides, and hip bars are just a few of what you’ll find on this list showcasing the best of the best! If you’re looking for a spot to upgrade your social media pictures or photography portfolio, you’ll find it here. These are the best outdoor photoshoot locations near Sydney. Check them out!

1. Luxurious garden oasis with a pool

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Our first stop is in Pagewood, for a stunning mansion that feels plucked right out of the French countryside. The parterre paved stone garden yard is packed full of French garden antiques that make for interesting photo subjects in themselves. Like all listings you’ll find on Peerspace, there are ample high-quality images uploaded by the host. Check them out and give yourself a virtual tour of this breathtaking location.

“This was such a beautiful space, both indoor and outdoor!” said product manager and stylist Ranae K. “We were greeted by the loveliest host and hostess and we’re given access to both indoor and outdoor locations to shoot for our fashion business. I would happily book this location again! Thank you for making it an enjoyable experience!”

2. The patio at Stanley’s – a 1980’s inspired bar in Darlinghurst

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Do you wear your sunglasses at night? Believe in the power of love? Put on your best neon spandex and head over to Stanley’s in Darlinghurst for a truly radical 1980’s inspired photoshoot on their outdoor patio. The string lights and hot pink really come through in the evening, providing a fantastic and photogenic location for some cute pics. While you’re there, step inside and get some photos with the flamingo mural and plant walls!

3. Idyllic backyard pool and rustic veggie patch

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If you’re looking for outdoor photoshoot locations near Sydney where you have access to a pool, we recommend this fantastic backyard in Rose Bay. The all-in-one location gives you access to the pool, an outdoor sauna, a rustic veggie patch, a playground, and much more! This is the kind of spot where you can spend all day and still have areas left to explore next time.

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4. Carousel on a private estate in Ourimbah

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Here we have something really special. It’s a private estate in Ourimbah with an outdoor fairground that has its very own classic French horse carousel. Check out the pictures uploaded by the host to see how amazing this looks as a backdrop when used with a long exposure. Other unique features include an amphitheater, rose garden, and outdoor fireplace. You never know what you’ll come across when you go searching on Peerspace!

5. Boutique beach house atmosphere with a garden and deck

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Looking for something a little more intimate? There are some amazing options out there like this boutique beach house in Coogee that has a peaceful little backyard garden and deck. Minutes away from Clovelly and Coogee beaches, this is a great spot for someone looking to get some photos before or after a dip in the ocean! The outdoor deck is bursting with plantlife. In fact, each corner has another planter or small garden that adds to the zen atmosphere.

6. Rustic cafe and bar on a historic Sydney Harbour island

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Searching for outdoor photoshoot locations near Sydney that capture the iconic Sydney Harbour? Then the Marina Cafe and Bar is your spot. The open-air venue next to Camber Wharf Marina is the ideal outdoor setting for snapping photos of you enjoying the good life. With games like cornhole and giant Jenga, you can have some beautifully lit photos of you engaging in some friendly competition and enjoying a few adult beverages. Can’t beat that!

7. 230 acres of private botanical gardens

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Peerspace can connect you with an endless number of places for private photoshoots. That includes rare opportunities like these 230 acres of private botanical gardens in Kulnura. The property includes “large lily pad filled lake, wooded areas, cottage garden areas, eclectic structures, sculptures and bridges, water features and rain forest areas. Exotic and rare plants from all over the world have been collected and planted in this amazing garden”.  You need to see this location to believe it. So book it and don’t miss out!

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8. Gritty outdoor obstacle course

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If you’re searching for outdoor photoshoot locations near Sydney where you can look your toughest, then you’ll love this space. It is best known as Burns’ Outdoor Obstacle Training in Bringelly. The state-of-the-art facility offers a wide range of challenges for ages six and up, including obstacles typically seen in popular races and challenges. The entire two acres can be yours when you connect through Peerspace.

9. Grand Mediterranean-style pool

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Want to feel like you’ve been transported to a Greek island villa? This grand Mediterranean-style home in Rose Bay is like booking a one-way ticket. With marble, arches, columns, and other details, the style feels authentic and iconic. Take a look through some of the photos uploaded by the host and see for yourself why this home is so highly rated by local Peerspace users!

10. Fibro fisherman’s cottage on Sydney’s Scotland Island

Original 1950s Fibro Fisherman Cottage on Sydney's Scotland Island
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Last on our list, we’re heading a little north of Sydney to Scotland Island for a treat of a location. This fisherman’s cottage dates back to the 1950s and still contains a ton of that original charm. The view of Pittwater from the patio makes for a breathtaking experience, one that has to be seen to be believed! You also have access to two grass terraces, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, fishing gear, and so much more.

This is truly one of the all-inclusive photoshoot locations that you’ll only find on Peerspace. The host, Sophie, also offers assistance with arranging boat hires as well as spa services like massages and facials. If you want to get some incredible outdoor photos and experience vacation life, then you’ve found the place!

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