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Best Sydney Matchmaking Services [Top 5 For 2024!]

There’s no shortage of Sydney matchmakers, so deciding which ones are even worth considering can be a challenge.

But thanks to this insider’s guide to the best Sydney matchmaking services, you’ve got 5 great options right at your fingertips.

Our team of experts created this comprehensive guide to help Sydney singles find the right matchmaker. We’ve been in the industry since 2009, and have written more than 200 reviews of services. 

With 15 years of firsthand experience, we know exactly what singles value most in a matchmaker! 

Let’s dive in with…

Enamour

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Looking for a tailored matchmaking experience? That’s exactly what Enamour provides. Your dedicated matchmaker will leverage a potent mix of relationship psychology, intuition, and technology to pinpoint “perfect match” candidates.

Clientele 

Accomplished, successful, and selective Sydney singles.

Cost

Matchmaking packages begin around $20,000.

What To Expect 

The process begins with a quick screening, as Enamour is just as selective about who they work with as who they accept into their match pool. As a client, you’ll meet extraordinary singles carefully chosen from within Enamour’s exclusive, invite-only database. 

But the search doesn’t stop there. Your matchmaker also uses recruiting tech and an extensive network of scouts to identify candidates from a variety of offline and online sources.

Each potential match undergoes a meticulous screening process that includes an in-person or video interview to ensure they’re in alignment with your criteria. You’ll have the opportunity to accept each match based on a full profile and photo array.

Each date is arranged for you, and afterwards your matchmaker will check in with both of you to gather valuable post-date feedback.

Enamour also offers an array of services designed to complement the matchmaking process, including personal styling, dating coaching, and image consulting.

VIDA Select (by Scott Valdez)

VIDA Select matchmaking

Established in 2009, VIDA Select uses a blend of traditional and modern matchmaking methods to find “ideal partner” candidates. 

The matchmaking team has direct access to the largest pool of Sydney singles there is, which is one of the reasons the average client meets someone special within just 3 months of beginning service!

Clientele 

VIDA’s matchmaking service works with busy professionals, typically in their mid 20s to late 60s.

Cost

Clients can choose from three “pay-as-you-go” monthly package levels: Basic, Premium, and Elite. 

Basic service starts at $1195 per month, and Premium packages begin at just $1795 per month. The top-tier packages begin at only $2595 per month.

The cost of your package highly aligns with the number of hours your matchmaker will dedicate to your search, given factors such as the geographic scope, specificity of criteria, etc. 

What To Expect 

Like Enamour, VIDA also has an initial screening process to ensure you’re the right fit for the service (and vice versa). 

The first step after coming on board as a client is an in-depth interview with your dedicated personal matchmaker. During this call, you'll share a little bit about your lifestyle, hobbies, and interests, and what you’re looking for in an ideal partner. 

Once the search is underway, you’ll have the opportunity to pre-approve every potential match after reviewing their profile and photos.

VIDA offers monthly packages rather than using a long-term contract, so you can pause and restart your search as needed. 

That gives you the flexibility to focus on a promising connection, travel, or simply take a break from dating. Or if it turns out VIDA’s approach isn’t quite the right fit, simply don’t continue the next month. 

Like Enamour, VIDA offers complementary services such as dating and life coaching, personal styling, image consulting, and professional photography.

Elite Introductions (by Trudy Gilbert)

Elite Introductions matchmaking homepage

Trudy Gilbert, a self-proclaimed 'people person' and former marketing professional, launched Elite Introductions back in 2005.

She decided on the name "Elite" for her matchmaking service as she sought to address a gap she spotted in the market for a high-end matchmaking service for Sydney singles.

Clientele 

Gilbert says most of her clients are in their mid 30s to mid 50s. While Elite Introductions is headquartered in Sydney, Gilbert also works with singles living in Melbourne, Brisbane, and internationally as well.

Cost

Elite Introductions packages begin around $4,995 for a 1 year membership. Within this timeframe, clients usually get introduced to approximately 8 to 10 potential matches. 

Clients can also temporarily pause their membership for up to 6 months. 

What To Expect 

Prospective clients first complete an online application, followed by a short telephone screening call. Next, you'll have a face-to-face consultation to discuss membership options and pricing before you sign the matchmaking agreement. 

Gilbert says she makes the final decision on accepting each potential client, and generally turns away smokers or those looking for casual dating. According to their internal data, Gilbert typically approves around 70% of applicants.

As a client, you'll be introduced to potential matches from Elite Introductions' database. After meeting each candidate, you'll touch base with your matchmaker for post-date evaluations.

Further Reading

Elite Introductions Reviews

Louanne Ward Matchmaking, Louanne Ward

Louanne Ward Matchmaking homepage

Before embarking on her matchmaking career, Louanne Ward spent years gaining experience in management and customer service roles. She then worked for two other Australian matchmaking agencies before deciding to open her own firm. 

The People's Introduction Bureau was one of these services and in 1993, Ward made the decisive move to purchase the company. She later rebranded it as Louanne Ward Matchmaking and today has two offices in Western Australia.

Clientele 

Widely recognized as "Perth's Millionaire Matchmaker," Louanne Ward primarily serves an upscale clientele, including multi-millionaires. 

The successful men she works with usually fall within the 30 to 50-year age group, and she also works with women who find that their career accomplishments can sometimes intimidate potential partners.

Cost

Louanne Ward Matchmaking offers several membership options, each one customized according to the client's search requirements. 

Pricing isn’t divulged on her matchmaking website, but Ward has mentioned in interviews that you can anticipate the cost landing between $5,000 to $15,000+.

What To Expect 

Potential clients take the initial step of calling the office or making contact via their website. 

Next, a member of their team will contact you to arrange an initial discovery session. As a client, you'll have several meetings with Ward, and you will be asked to define 5 essential characteristics that you're seeking in an ideal partner. 

Your matches will come from Ward's existing database or be actively scouted per your preferences and contract. After every date, both you and your match are expected to offer feedback, allowing her to fine-tune your matching process if necessary.

Further Reading

Louanne Ward Matchmaking Reviews

Blue Label Life (by Robyn Nind)

Blue Label Life Matchmaking homepage

Established in 2005, Blue Label Life operates out of offices in both Sydney and Melbourne. The company is led by Robyn Nind, who serves as a personal matchmaker and dating coach, as well as the director.

Clientele 

Blue Label Life clients are generally busy singles who are eager to find someone who is on the same level intellectually and emotionally.  

Cost

Cost is not revealed on their matchmaking website, as memberships are customized. However in their blog, Nind does say the pricing is “less than $50,000”.  

Blue Label Life offers multiple levels of annual memberships, with each tier promising a specific number of introductions to single, professional men and women every year. 

Your membership fee covers a variety of services, which include initial registration, personal assessments, in-home consultations, a physical fitness evaluation, and other services depending on their partnering agencies. 

Each membership level includes a certain amount of hold time as part of its perks.

What To Expect 

To begin the process, you'll need to complete an online registration form followed by an initial interview with the Blue Label Life team to determine if their services are a good fit for you. 

You'll then sign the contract and go through their compatibility testing system. This assessment is taken by all clients and database members, providing the matchmaker with insight into your interests, values, and objectives.

When potential matches are identified, either from their database of singles or through personalized scouting efforts, you'll be presented with profiles and photographs to determine your interest in setting up a date. 

As a Blue Label Life client, you'll also be encouraged to maintain a balanced lifestyle, and they can help connect you with one of their partners if further assistance is needed to achieve this goal.

Further Reading

Blue Label Life Reviews

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