The Gunyah

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Temporary closures

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and in the interest of protecting the health and safety of our community and staff, only selected venues are open for limited activities. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please email us for more information.

  • The Gunyah
  • The Gunyah
  • The Gunyah
  • The Gunyah
  • The Gunyah

About this venue


335 Old South Head Rd, Watsons Bay. The Gunyah was previously known as Vaucluse Scout Hall.


Social events, recreational activities, meetings and community groups.


Available for hire from 4pm to 11pm on Friday and 8am to 11pm on Saturday and Sunday. Music must be turned off by 10pm.

Children's party session times:
9:00am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm (Please note this session will incur a cleaning fee)


Up to 70 people

Fees and charges

Fees and charges for The Gunyah hire only (incl. GST - valid to 30 June 2021)

Type of bookingHire FeeBondCleaning Fee
Children's Party Session (12 years and under)
3.5 hours per party session
Hire per session$159$175n/a
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$45$175n/a
Hire per exercise session (1.5 hours)$67.50$175n/a
Hire - up to 6 hours$180$175n/a
Community Groups, Not for profit
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$37$175n/a
Hire - up to 6 hours$148$175n/a
Private Parties/Youth Event
(13yrs -25yrs)
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$110$350$140
Hire - up to 6 hours$440$350$140
Cancellation Fees
Less than 28 days of Event100%n/an/a
Greater than 28 days of Event$55n/an/a


Use our Online Booking System to check availability and make a booking. We will contact you within 2 working days to confirm your details.


Email your request to


Telephone to check availability and make a tentative booking.

Additional information

Equipment and facilities available:

  • The Gunyah has kitchen facilities including a fridge, microwave, kettle and urn. There are tables (standard trestle table, Dimensions: 1830 (W) x 750 (D) x 730 (H) mm) and chairs available for use.
  • Room measures 17m x 5.5m
  • There is a small deck area at the rear of the building with ramp access.


  • Wheelchair ramp and access throughout the hall
  • Accessible toilet
  • Accessible parking
  • Change table

Parking: There is a small parking area at the front of the hall.


Venue Coordinator
Telephone: 9391 7170
Fax: 9391 7044