Our Guide On Where You Should Plan Your Destination Wedding in Australia

Australia, with its diverse landscapes and natural wonders, offers an array of enchanting locations for couples seeking the perfect destination wedding. From the iconic landmarks of New South Wales to the tropical paradise of Queensland, the sophisticated charm of South Australia, and the breathtaking beauty of Tasmania, each state boasts unique venues and experience to make your destination wedding truly magical. 

New South Wales

New South Wales has a wide choice of destination wedding possibilities. This state has it all, from iconic locations like Sydney Harbour and Botanic Gardens, to lovely coastal villages like Kiama and Bawley Point. Whether you want to exchange vows on a sandy beach, in a beautiful garden, or against a city skyline, New South Wales has a range of stunning venues to select from.

Our Guide On Where You Should Plan Your Destination Wedding in Australia
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Victoria, known for its metropolitan city of Melbourne and exquisite countryside, is a great combination of city charm and natural beauty. The state is known for its food scene, buzzing culture, and so much more. Victoria boasts attractive vineyards in the Yarra Valley, stunning beaches along the Great Ocean Road, and the exquisite beauty of Port Phillip Bay. The state offers a variety of possibilities to allow you to design your ideal destination wedding, whether you want a small-scale ceremony in “little Paris” or a romantic event amidst picturesque scenery.

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Look no further than Queensland for a tropical setting for your destination wedding. Queensland—with its famous Gold Coast, Whitsundays and Brisbane City—is well-known for its magnificent beaches, azure waters, and year-round pleasant weather. The Great Barrier Reef in  Northern Queensland makes for a breathtaking backdrop for a beachfront ceremony, whilst Brisbane offers a bustling metropolitan location for couples looking for a combination of city and seaside appeal. 

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South Australia

South Australia is a hidden treasure for couples looking for a one-of-a-kind and private destination wedding. Adelaide, the capital city, radiates sophistication, while the world-renowned wine regions of Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale provide a picturesque and romantic setting surrounded by vineyards and rolling hills. South Australia’s various landscapes and gastronomic delights provide a spectacular background for a wedding celebration, from scenic wineries to historic estates… wait until you see the botanic gardens! 

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Western Australia

Western Australia’s wide landscapes and magnificent natural treasures make it ideal for couples searching for a truly memorable destination wedding. This state has it all, from the dynamic capital of Perth to the magnificent Swan River. Consider saying “I do” in wine country, Margaret River, turquoise lakes in Fremantle, or a starlit sky in the Outback.

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Tasmania, an island off the coast of Australia, is a paradise for nature lovers and couples looking for a peaceful vacation wedding. It is known for its unspoilt environment, steep mountains, and gorgeous coastlines. This island state offers an intimate and scenic background for a romantic celebration surrounded by untouched beauty, from the historic charm of Hobart to the natural wonders of Cradle Mountain and Wineglass Bay.

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Northern Territory

The Northern Territory of Australia is a mecca for thrill-seekers and adventure junkies. This state is most popular for its long stretches of the stunning outback, the mighty red monolith of Uluru, the desert town of Alice Springs, and the coastal capital of Darwin. Visitors can find themselves in awe of the Northern Territory’s vast landscapes, while enjoying its rich history and learning about Aboriginal traditions and arts.

Our Guide On Where You Should Plan Your Destination Wedding in Australia
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