The Coast Chapel follows all applicable Covid Safe guidelines.


The Coast Chapel at Little Bay is an iconic oceanside venue suitable for weddings, christenings, funerals and other memorial activities. The Coast Chapel is also available to use as a location for filming commercials, drama or documentaries.

In 1963, the Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association (PHHTNA), formed just a few years earlier, undertook the task of raising funds to build an interdenominational chapel, The Coast Chapel, on the grounds of Prince Henry Hospital, Little Bay. The building was designed by the architects, Messrs. N. W. McPherson, D. A. Harrison and K. A. Hassall; and built by Brice Mutton and Sons.

Upon completion, The Coast Chapel was dedicated as an Australian Nurses War Memorial and is a lasting tribute to the services rendered by all Australian nursing sisters in time of war. The Coast Chapel is listed in the War Memorial Register of NSW.

PHHTNA presented The Coast Chapel to Prince Henry Hospital for use by hospital staff, patients and their relatives. Since the closure of the hospital, The Coast Chapel has been protected as part of the Heritage listing for the Prince Henry Precinct and is available for hire to all members of the public for religious ceremonies and other appropriate uses.

The new audio-visual system in the Chapel is operated through a laptop directly or via USB.  The system plays through new pendant speakers offering a crisp, even sound throughout the Chapel. There are two screens and a state of the art camera enabling services to be recorded or live-streamed when necessary.


To make an enquiry regarding booking the chapel for a wedding, funeral, Christening or community event, please email details to or call 0447 614 137.

Please include details of :

  • the type of event,
  • the date of the event,
  • the approximate number of guests, and
  • any special requirements you may have.

A representative will contact you to confirm your booking.

The Coast Chapel at Little Bay is available to hire for Christenings, baptisms and baby naming ceremonies, weddings, funerals and memorial ceremonies, community events and as a filming location for commercials, dramas, documentaries and corporate videos.

The Coast Chapel supports online video and audio streaming for all services.