Crafting Unforgettable Moments Since 1995

Offering Unparalleled Service and a Picturesque Ambience for Weddings, Functions, Conferences, and Gatherings

Echidna Gully

Premier Event Venue in Armidale (Metz Gorge)

Echidna Gully, established by the Monk family in 1995, is nestled on the edge of the historic Metz Gorge, just 20 minutes east of Armidale. Inspired by the surrounding gold country of Metz, our venue has evolved over the years to become a place where history meets modernity, offering a unique backdrop for your special events.

A Legacy of Excellence

With over 30 years of experience in the event and party planning industry, Echidna Gully has become synonymous with exceptional service and unforgettable moments. Our commitment to providing a memorable experience is evident in every detail, from our catering options to our licensed premises.


Celebrate your love in the stunning surroundings of Echidna Gully. Our wedding venue and function centre offer a picturesque setting for your special day. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, we tailor our services to create the wedding of your dreams.

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Functions and Conferences

Host your next function or conference at Echidna Gully and experience our unique blend of historic charm and modern convenience. Our versatile spaces can accommodate a variety of events, from corporate meetings to family reunions.


Relax and unwind in our comfortable accommodation options. Whether you prefer the charm of the Echidna Gully Homestead, the convenience of Metz Motel, or the budget-friendly Shearer's Quarters, we have the perfect space for you.

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