Tropical North Queensland offers some amazing, private and unique wedding venues. From exquisite luxury holiday houses, rainforest retreats or your own secluded beachside location. Whether you need a venue suitable for a small intimate wedding, or require more space for larger wedding receptions – there is a venue to suit every bride and groom! Below are some of Chriso’s favourite wedding venues in Cairns and Port Douglas.
Defined by its luxurious accommodation, lush tropical garden surrounds and secluded beachfront location, Trinity Beach Palace offers a truly world-class resort destination where every aspect of the experience can be individually tailored to your exact requirements. A paramount emphasis on privacy and security, the tariff includes exclusive access to the entire Trinity Beach Palace estate for you and your guests. A few days or a few weeks – the place is all yours! Your stay is also custom-designed to ensure the Trinity Beach Palace experience is as enjoyable as it is unforgettable.
The Sugar Wharf is located in Port Douglas overlooking the Coral Sea and Daintree Mountains. This is an historic old building and provides a wonderful unique waterfront venue. Outdoors on the deck is a stunning location for both your ceremony and reception and is suitable for small to large groups. The interior of the historic building is great for sit down events and can be decorated to suit many styles. It is tucked away behind St Mary’s by the Sea, a popular wedding chapel in Port Douglas with it’s own little beach and cove making it the perfect spot for your casual photos of your guests enjoying canapes and a cocktail while watching the sun set.
Located in the beautiful Little Mulgrave Valley near Cairns, LALOLI is a venue of love and laughter, exclusive and private, a traditional country garden that is simply perfect for a romantic outdoor wedding. Surrounded by rivers and mountain ranges, we have created garden spaces like the Bamboo Chapel, the Wild Wood, and our Pyramid and Western Lawns, all of which are stunning and unique locations for your ceremony and reception. Laloli is surrounded by our family sugar cane farm, and includes our old farm shed, which is now the "Sugar Shed" - a sweet and awesome rustic undercover party space. Create magical memories for you, your family and friends by hosting the whole of your wedding event in the one venue.
Rex Smeal Park is located close to the heart of Port Douglas and provides idyllic ocean views lined with tropical palm tress, a large grassed park area and some amazing massive fig trees. The styling and set up is only limited by your imagination. This is the perfect outdoor location for both ceremonies and receptions and suitable for the largest of weddings. Alongside Rex Smeal Park is Little Cove, is a hiddem gem for those wanting a more secluded and intimate setting for their ceremony. This beautiful parkland area may be just what you have been looking for.
Jade Ridge is a Port Douglas venue with the "wow" factor. A modern beautifully appointed executive property with magnificent panoramic ocean views of the Coral Sea and Snapper Island across the picturesque cane fields. The perfect location for a private wedding ceremony and reception with an expansive verandah and tropical gardens in secluded surrounds. There is no curfew on late night partying and is just 10 mins from the centre of Port Douglas.
Sapphire Ridge is an ideal venue for a small wedding. It’s totally private, unique location set high above Palm Cove Beach and your guests will talk about your wedding for years to come. Set on 40 acres of rainforest, Sapphire Ridge is tranquil, serene and a beautiful tropical retreat. Each wedding is different so it is preferable to arrange an appointment to inspect the property to ensure this is the right location for your special day. It also gives us an opportunity to discuss your ideas and for us to tell you what we can offer.
Rainforest Estate is a luxury private residence on over 9 acres of secluded tropical lawns, gardens, creeks and rainforest near Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland. We offer an exclusive, spectacular and convenient venue for an extended family holiday, a wedding ceremony, reception and / or honeymoon, or a special celebration such as a milestone birthday or anniversary.
Boonooloo Beach House is situated on Newell Beach, 3.5 kilometres of unspoilt, secluded beach that will captivate the most discerning traveller searching for that special hideaway. Offering breathtaking views toward Port Douglas, Low Isles and Snapper Island National Park, all being the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Designed with a mixture of cultures capturing a blend of Balinese and tropical Queensland décor.
Nestled in the rainforest surrounded by lush tropical trees and natural water features is The Venue at AJ Hackett Cairns. The Venue is home to the only Bungy site in Australia, the purpose built tower overlooking the Great Barrier Reef. Located 15 minutes north of Cairns, the unique energy at The Venue can effortlessly create the ideal environment for any event, from cocktail parties to formal dinners for intimate groups and larger events.
15 Wharf St is perched just above the Pacific Ocean on an exclusive piece of Port Douglas real estate - Wharf St on Flagstaff Hill. Encompassing the amazing panoramic views of the ocean to the island beyond, 15 Wharf St is in high demand. The palatial home makes entertaining easy. A large and grassy garden offers the perfect location for your very special day.
38 Beachfront Mirage could be easily be mistaken for a resort. This private retreat with eight bedrooms wraps around a central pool area and offers all the mod cons of a luxury escape. Moments from the house, is beach access to popular Four Mile Beach. Wander down for your ceremony and then retreat back to the house for your memorable reception.
Located on 40 acres of absolute hilltop. With 360 degree views from the Daintree Rainforest to the Pacific Ocean and back to the rainforest, this retreat is in a league of its own. Mali Mali features a world class tennis court, Heli pad and stunning wet-edge horizon swimming pool.
Bali Hai is a very exclusive wedding venue which is located just north of Port Douglas on a private acerage. Bali Hai features four thatched burees accommodating up to eight guests. The main living area opens up on to an entertaining area with a wet-edge pool that looks out to the tropical rainforest mountains. The house is surrounded by lush green lawns so you will be sure to find the perfect spot for your ceremony, and "Bamboo Grove" is the ultimate area for your unique wedding reception.
Kathryn and Pete
"We had a fabulous wedding day, and your food was amazing! We had so, so many compliments and everyone said that yours was the best wedding food they have ever had. "
Libby & Jurjen
"Thank you SO much. People are quite literally RAVING about the food at the wedding. You did such an amazing job and I am just so grateful that you were able to do the food for our big day."
Kristie and Michael Price
"Our friends and family are still commenting on the food and Michael says it is by far the best food he has ever eaten!"