Ties the Knot:
The Most Unique Places to Get Married in Queensland
Nowhere is more romantic than a tropical wedding and honeymoon. Queensland
offers the most romantic and some of the most unusual ways
to tie the knot.
TIE THE KNOT ON THE REEF
When people ask where you
were married, not many will be able to match the experience of tying
the knot out on the Great Barrier Reef. Great Barrier Reef cruise operators
offer wedding packages including helicopter flights over the Reef, celebrant,
gourmet meal and champagne. You can even have an underwater scuba wedding.
Options are available from:
ON THE REEF
Escape to paradise with
breakfast on a deserted Great Barrier Reef sand cay. This luxurious
Reef experience includes a scenic
heli flight over spectacular Green Island and unique Arlington Reef.
Land in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef on secluded Vlassof Cay
surrounded by magnificent reef and crystal blue waters. Two hours of
privacy allows couples to swim and sun themselves with no one around.
A sumptuous buffet brunch is also provided by Red Ochre Grill.
The ultimate in luxury and
Island in the Whitsundays is the perfect setting for a wedding and/or
honeymoon. From the exclusive Hayman Beach Villa situated on the sands
of Hayman Beach away from the main resort, to one of the resorts
superbly appointed rooms, Hayman has it all. The islands team
of wedding professionals offer a full coordination service including
ceremony location and setup including the Hayman Chapel, located
high on a hill overlooking the beautiful Whitsunday Passage, celebrant
or religious representative, Rolls Royce transfer to the ceremony, wedding
cake, reception, photography, flowers, and of course the honeymoon.
HORIZON AT MISSION BEACH
Perched high on the point
among the rainforest of Mission Beach south of Cairns is The
Horizon. A boutique reef and rainforest resort, The Horizon has
one of the most romantic settings in Australia. With just 55 rooms and
suites, intimacy is guaranteed and honeymooners can be as active
or not as they like. Activities include Great Barrier Reef trips,
island cruises, whitewater rafting and guided rainforest walks.
INTERNATIONAL HOTEL PLANS WEDDINGS FROM BEGINNING TO END
Located in the heart of
Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef, the five star
Cairns International Hotel offers a range of wedding packages which
take the hassles out of wedding planning. Including celebrant fees,
marriage licenses, cake, flowers, photographer and choice of wedding
venue, everything is taken care of.
MAKES DREAMS COME TRUE AROUND THE WORLD
Ever dreamed of eloping
to a tropical island, but dont want to disappoint family and friends?
Island Resort and Spa can make both dreams come true. While couples
marry, their ceremony can be broadcast to friends and family around
the world via the Internet. The islands new multi-million dollar
wedding chapel has two extraordinary features state-of-the-art
cameras placed inside and outside the chapel which allow the ceremony
to be recorded and broadcast live around the world. The chapels
floor to ceiling glass wall backing the alter also provides a breathtaking
backdrop of the blue waters of the Whitsunday Passage. An on-site wedding
organizer is also available to help arrange everything from the flowers
to the reception.
DOWN THE HAMILTON ISLE
Island in the heart of the Whitsundays offers complete wedding arrangements
in one of Australias most beautiful tropical island locations.
The islands All Saints chapel overlooks the blue waters of the
Whitsundays and is ideal for small, intimate gatherings. For those who
want a less traditional ceremony, Hamilton Island wedding organizers
can plan everything from a floating pontoon to an underwater scuba diving
ceremony. With the islands wide range of activities and accommodation
options, its common for guests to stay on and turn the wedding
into a vacation.
THE WATERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF WITH CAPTIAN COOK
memories are guaranteed on a Captain
Cook cruise. This small ship cruise line caters to just 100 guests
and has all the advantages of a large cruiser without the crowds. Three,
four and seven night cruises take guests through the waters of the Great
Barrier Reef with plenty of opportunities for snorkeling, diving and
exploring tropical islands.
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