WEDDING VENUES
Planning to share your big day with friends and family? When it comes to wedding venues, most people aim for romantic venues, interesting attractions and unusual places. Tropical North Queensland has them all and much more. The venues we have listed provide everything the newlyweds need, from the food to the atmosphere, no matter whether you are holding your reception for a small party or you haven't left anybody uninvited.
A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE REQUIRES FALLING IN LOVE MANY TIMES, ALWAYS WITH THE SAME PERSON. - Germaine Greer

CAIRNS & SURROUNDS

RYDGES PLAZA
Cnr Spence & Grafton Streets, Cairns
Phone (07) 4046 0300
Weddings are perfectly suited to the Resort, with lush gardens framing your special day. Rydges Plaza Cairns is the perfect venue for an intimate cocktail wedding or a spectacular event for up to 350 guests.

HILTON CAIRNS
34 Esplanade, Cairns
Phone (07) 4050 2000
The hallmarks of every Hilton ceremony and reception are beautiful elegance and uncompromising attention to detail. You'll find a perfectly appointed location, then the chefs will tantalize your tongues with delightfully prepared cuisine.

ANGSANA RESORT AND SPA
Captain Cook Highway, Palm Cove
Phone (07) 4055 3669 / Fax (07) 4059 1160
After you exchange vows and kiss your blushing bride, Angsana Great Barrier Reef has designed four wedding reception packages for you to choose from, whether to have a starry-eyed tete-a-tete, private party or grand celebration.

SEBEL REEF HOUSE
99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
Phone (07) 4055 3633 / Fax (07) 4055 3305
Sebel Reef House & Spa is the ideal venue for your wedding, reception or honeymoon- after all it has been voted "one of the most romantic places in the world". The resort offers a variety of venues, menus and packages to suit your special needs.

RYDGE TRADEWINDS CAIRNS
137 The Esplanade, Cairns
Phone (07) 4053 0300
The superbly landscaped gardens and immaculate golf greens provide a sophisticated yet romantic setting for an outside ceremony of any size, before stylish pre-dinner drinks and canapés on our spacious ocean breeze verandas.

CEDAR PARK RAINFOREST RESORT
Kuranda
Phone / Fax (07) 4093 7892
A taste of Paradise…… a unique location suitable for wedding ceremonies. Cedar Park Rainforest Resort will take care of the details to your complete satisfaction. Just tell their staff what you want and consider it done!

COOLUMS ON THE BEACH
62 Hibiscus Lane, Holloway's Beach
Phone (07) 4055 9200
Coolums On The Beach is situated directly on the beachfront at Holloways beach. Coolums offers panoramic views of the Coral Sea, the freshest seasonal Australian produce and an innovative modern Australian menu.

PORT DOUGLAS - DAINTREE

SILKY OAKS LODGE
Finlayvale Road, Mossman
Phone (02) 8296 8010 / Fax (02) 9299 2103
Silky Oaks Lodge's Treehouse restaurant is one of Northern Queensland's premier dining experiences. Hold your reception surrounded by this magnificent rainforest and let the birds share your happiness.


THALA BEACH LODGE
Private Beach Road, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4098 5700 / Fax: (07) 4098 5837
The natural setting of Thala Beach Lodge makes it the natural choice for the most important and romantic day of your life. Staff at Thala Beach Lodge make your choice their passion with attention to every detail.

ZINC RESTAURANT
Crn Macrossan and Davidson Street, Port Douglas
Phone (02) 4099 6260
Zinc Restaurant Port Douglas provides a wonderful venue for stylish and romantic wedding receptions in the heart of Port Douglas. There are three areas available depending on the size of your group.

RAINFOREST HABITAT WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 3235 / Fax (07) 4099 3100
From small and intimate groups through to large wedding parties, The Rainforest Habitat has a style of function to suit your needs. On initial consultation, entertainment and theming options can also be matched to your needs.

PENINSULA BOUTIQUE HOTEL
9-13 The Esplanade, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 9100/ Fax (07) 4099 5440
Whether you are planning on a Port Douglas wedding or simply arriving for your honeymoon, Port Douglas Peninsula Boutique Hotel offers you the idyllic honeymoon package.

FLAMES OF THE FOREST
Mossman
Phone (07) 4099 3144 / Fax (07) 4099 3977
Welcome to North Queensland's most romantic and magical setting for your wedding. You can hold your reception either by day or night, but it's guaranteed you that, in either case, it will be an experience absolutely breathtaking.

ATHERTON TABLELANDS

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ATHERTON INTERNATIONAL CLUB
Cnr Kennedy Highway & Nasser Road, Atherton (MAP)
Phone (07) 4091 4970 / Fax (07) 4091 2633

www.athertoninternationalclub.net

The largest air-conditioned venue on the Tablelands!

Situated on the stunning Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland the Atherton International Club is a Fully Licensed Club which can cater for Large or Small weddings. Our Function Hall can be split into 2 smaller rooms to carter for the smaller intimate wedding party.

Our professional and friendly staff are here to assist you with every aspect of your Wedding reception. Our Function Hall can seat up to 250 guest dinning comfortably including dance floors and stage.

We cater for all budgets, if you are looking to save money you can decorate the hall yourself or we can arrange this all for you.

We have the Largest Air-conditioned venue on the Atherton Tablelands, please come and see us we are only too happy to show you around the Club.

NICK'S RESTAURANT
33 Gillies Highway, Yungaburra
Phone (07) 4095 3330 / Fax (07) 4095 3816
Wedding parties can enjoy Nick's Restaurant for their special occasion with its stunning views and laid back atmosphere. All wedding events are created with a personal and special touch with emphasis on detail.


COOKTOWN

LIZARD ISLAND RESORT
Lizard Island
Phone (02) 8296 8010 / Fax (02) 9299 2103
Lizard Island Resort is one of Australia's premier resorts, and an ideal setting to celebrate your special time together in complete luxury. Because Lizard Island only takes a maximum of 80 guests at a time, you will feel the freedom to cherish your time together without being disturbed.

CASSOWARY COAST

Paronella Park, near Innisfail in Tropical North Queensland, was voted Australia's most romantic wedding venue in 2004. Perfect for your rainforest wedding.PARONELLA PARK
Japoonvale Road, Mena Creek
(MAP)
Phone (07) 4065 0000 / Fax (07) 4065 3022

Paronella Park was voted Australia's Most Romantic Wedding Venue in 2004. And it's not surprising at all.

This fairy-tale Spanish castle will a uniquely romantic setting for a unique romantic fairy-tale wedding. This unique ceremony location is the place where dreams begin. Set in a Rainforest Garden, the ruins of the Spanish Castle Jose Paronella built provides an enchanting setting to enounce your vows to each other.

THE ELANDRA MISSION BEACH
Explorer Drive, South Mission Beach
Phone (07) 4068 8154 / Fax (07) 4068 8596
At The Elandra there is a range of excellent menus for you to choose from or you can custom design your own wedding menu and their Chef's will create it with flair. Only the freshest local ingredients are used.

BEDARRA ISLAND RESORT
Bedarra Island
Phone (02) 8296 8010 / Fax (02) 9299 2103
The luxurious and elegant Bedarra Island Resort, which is surrounded by this fantastic scenery, is a fantastic venue to hold your reception. Catering only for 32 guests, holding your wedding banquet here is a guarantee of sucess. A reception that both you and your guests will always remember.

DUNK ISLAND RESORT
Dunk Island
Phone (02) 8296 8010 / Fax (02) 9299 2103
With an amazing variety of setting to celebrate your commitments and a wide array of restaurants and possibilities to hold your reception, Dunk Island is a dream come true. The wedding you always dreamt of is possible here.

TOWNSVILLE

SEAGULLS RESORT ON THE SEAFRONT
71 The Esplanade, Townsville
Phone (07) 4721 3111 / Fax (07) 4721 3133
The Seagull function rooms are set amongst lush tropical landscaped gardens overlooking Cleveland Bay and provide the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. The hotel also have a beautiful gazebo in the garden for small weddings, dinner and cocktail parties.

WHITSUNDAYS

PEPPERS BALM BAY
Long Island
Phone (02) 4946 9233
Set against the backdrop of turqoise water in Queensland's Whitsunday Islands, tropical gardens and National Parks, Peppers Palm Bay is the ideal wedding venue for a small, intimate wedding or even for couples wishing to elope.


BRAMPTON ISLAND RESORT
Brampton Island
Phone (02) 9433 0444
Brampton Island Resort is the perfect setting for a wedding celebration of just two, or up to two hundred. No matter how many guests you choose to invite, you will both be offered personal service and attention to detail.

HAMILTON ISLAND RESORT
Hamilton Island
Phone (02) 9433 0444
Hamilton Island offers a wide array of possibilities to celebrate your reception and make your wedding truly unique. But whichever you choose, you will surely have the wedding of your dreams.