Whitsunday Wedding Venues

In Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday region there are a variety of venues for hosting your wedding reception many with ocean front views. Alternatively, you may wish to consider a more private setting and  choose a venue set amongst tropical bushland or even a private holiday home for something small and intimate. 


Here you'll find a selection of wedding venues to suit a range of budgets and styles from the mid-range budget venues for Brides who prefer a more relaxed and informal gathering to the more formal and  exquisite luxury venues offering exceptional wedding facilites and in-house wedding planning services... 

Private  Intimate Venues

Cane Cutters Heritage Cottage

Cane Cutters Heritage Cottage
Cane Cutters Cottage Lawn

Nestled amongst bushland just minutes from Cannonvale within Woodwark,  The Cane Cutters Heritage Cottage offers an intimate cottage within a lovely private garden setting.


This quaint little cottage with vintage and rustic interiors offers overnight accommodation for two and is the perfect elopement option for guests seeking a small but private wedding in the Whitsundays. The cottage comes complete with a wonderful self catering kitchen, Queen bed and a lovely verandah overlooking the gardens.


The cottage surrounds can cater for up to 30 wedding guests in the tropical gardens or up to 20 with a long table setting on the verandah.

This beautifully restored 100 year classic Queensland Cottage has been featured in many articles and recently in a book on iconic Australian buildings. It is peaceful, private and romantic, and is the perfect venue for your intimate wedding in private tropical garden surrounds.

Create your own wedding or let our wedding planner see to every detail for perfect moments and everlasting memories. Divine Weddings Whitsundays offers wedding and decor packages for wedding ceremonies and receptions at this venue for  up to 30 guests with 2 guests in accommodation.


Alternatively our Divine Wedding Planner can customise a package just for you with your requirements in mind. Minimum accommodation requirements apply.


Click here to enquire about decor and styling at the Cane Cutters Heritage Cottage or to find out more about booking your wedding or private celebratory event at this wonderful private holiday home.

Cane Cutters Cottage Lawn Ceremony

Waterside Venues

Sorrento's Restaurant & Bar
Sorrento's Upper Dining Area
Sorrentos Lower Deck

Sorrento's is an Italian themed restaurant venue situated on the edge of Coral Sea Marina Resort over looking the spectacular views of the Coral Sea.


Sorrento's has a friendly, informal atmosphere where locals and visitors alike enjoy sitting back and taking in the magnificent views of the Whitsundays over a glass of champagne or cold beer.

The venue has a large undercover lower deck outside and a more formal style seating and dining area inside upstairs with a large sea-view balcony. Sorrento's is a fun, relaxing venue that offers great service, exceptional quality of food choices,  and musical entertainment at the weekends. 

For weddings and events the venue can be hired in full or sections of the venue can be hired. Popular hire options for larger groups are the sole use of lower deck or the restaurant area upstairs for sole use. Smaller groups may wish to book the balcony only for their intimate post celebratory meal. Conclusion time at this venue is 11.00pm

Divine Weddings Whitsundays can provide a range of decor and lighting options at this venue including LED fairy lights and lanterns, linen for your tables, and a choice of table decor to suit your theming and requirements.

To find out more about hosting your wedding or event at Sorrento's click here to find out more and view their website and menu options.

Coral Sea Marina
Whitsunday Marine Club
Marine Club Lawn
Whitsunday Marine Club 
Whitsunday Marine Club 

The Whitsunday Marine Club is the ultimate ‘blank-canvas’ wedding venue and with low venue hire fees and club member bar prices it is the most affordable waterfront wedding venue in the Whitsundays.


The Whitsunday Marine Club offers expansive views over the Whitsunday Islands and the calm waters of Pioneer Bay. With a northeast aspect this venue relishes amazing sunset views and offers you the option of a complete indoor / outdoor wedding experience. 

There is ample outdoor freshly cut lawn space on which to hold your ceremony and outdoor reception. Alternatively you may wish to consider hiring a marquee or teepee, or utilise the function room inside.  

The Whitsunday Marine Club is a fully licensed venue and caters for up to 90 guests indoors or up to 220 guests when using the outside grounds. Local caterers can provide a selection of menu options to cater for your event. Conclusion time at this venue is 12.00am. 


Divine Weddings Whitsunday have a selection of wedding and decor packages and styling options available for this venue. Alternatively we can work with you to create your dream wedding at the Whitsunday Marine Club and customise a wedding package for you. 


Only 5 minutes from Airlie Beach this venue is popular with locals and visitors alike with ample accomodation options nearby.


Click  here to find out more about weddings and events at the Whitsunday Marine Club.

Whitsunday Sailing Club
Whitsunday Sailing Club
Whitsunday Pavilion & Lawn
Whitsunday Sailing Club

The Whitsunday Sailing Club, the place many locals call ‘the best spot in town ’is situated right on the east point of central Airlie Beach and boasts stunning water views. With the gorgeous ocean-view as a backdrop and an open tropical setting, the venue has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and is perfect for weddings, whether relaxed, casual or formal, 


The venue offers a large undercover reception and adjacent  lawn area that can accommodate from 20 to 150 guests, from a cocktail function through to a sit-down reception. The venue also offers a large manicured lawn area on the peninsula complete with a Bali Hut style Pavilion for open-air water-side weddings on the lawn.

This venue can also accommodate a large marquee or Teepee in both areas should you wish to choose a marquee or Teepee style wedding. Divine weddings Whitsundays can decorate with your chosen style of decor for your reception at the Sailing Club to suit your requirements.

The Whitsunday Sailing club is fully licensed with an on-site bar, bistro and gaming lounge. This venue also provides in-house catering for functions and weddings with a variety of options to choose from. Conclusion time at this venue is 11.00pm


For wedding ceremonies, The Whitsunday Pavilion is a picture-perfect wedding ceremony location, which features a magical outlook of the beautiful Whitsunday waters over Pioneer Bay.


Divine Weddings Whitsundays have wedding ceremony and reception decor and styling packages available for this venue. Alternatively we can customise a wedding package for you.

Click here to find out more about holding your wedding ceremony or reception at the Whitsunday Sailing Club 


Shingley Beach Resort
Shingley Beach Weddings
My Rainbow Cafe at Shingley Beach Resort is a beautiful restaurant-style venue offering exclusive use for your wedding reception. 
Set in a quiet seaside location, the venue overlooks Shingley Beach and Abell Point Marina, providing stunning day and night time views. 


Shingley Beach Weddings can cater for up to 120 guests seated or 200 guests’ cocktail style offering a range of catered menus from buffets, banquets and alternate drop menus to beautiful grazing stations and canapé menus. This venue also has accommodation options available on site.

Divine Weddings Whitsundays have a range of decor and styling options available for this venue. You may wish to hold your Ceremony on Shingley Beach just a step away with the stunning blue water of Abel Point Marina, as your backdrop. Nearby there is an array of beautiful settings for photographs.
Click here to find out more about weddings and events at Shingley Beach Resort.
Shingley Beach Weddings

Beach SideVenues

Cape Gloucester Beach Resort
Cape Gloucester Beach Resort
Cape Gloucester Beach Front
Cape Gloucester Pool 

Cape Gloucester Beach resort is a wonderful beachfront resort location set in tropical surrounds in Hydeaway Bay. Just a 45 minute drive north of Airlie Beach, this welcoming and relaxing boutique resort offers a a friendly and relaxed  environment.

This beachfront location with a lightly timbered foreshore, beach side accommodation and nearby islands, make Cape Gloucester Resort the ideal setting for relaxed and laid back celebration or event.

The white sands, azure sea, and spectacular sunsets provide the perfect backdrop for a beautiful beach side wedding ceremony.


Celebrations continue into the night as you enjoy your elegant reception at 'The Oar' with its magnificent ocean views from every table or you can utilise the surrounding lawns.


 The venue's in house Chef's offers a selection of catering styles ranging from cocktail style finger food and delicious buffets, to sumptuous three course meals. Seasonal treats and special menus can be accommodated to make the event even more special.


The small size of the resort makes it easily possible to book-out the resort for the enjoyment of your guests and increase the intimacy of your wedding celebration.

Divine Weddings Whitsundays have a range of Ceremony Decor options for your beach ceremony at Cape Gloucester. We also have lighting  and additional styling  options for your wedding or event at Cape Gloucester resort. Contact us for a customised quote and how we can add those extra details to your event.


Click here to find out more about weddings at Cape Gloucester and contact their friendly team to request a Cape Gloucester wedding information package.

Resort StyleVenues

Peppers Airlie Beach
Banquet Room
Peppers Pavilion
Peppers Pavilion

Peppers Airlie Beach situated on Mount Whitsunday on the southeast side of Airlie Beach, boasts spectacular elevated views of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands which dot the horizon. This iconic Airlie Beach resort integrates relaxed tropical splendour with the style and sophistication you would expect from a premium modern Airlie Beach accommodation.


Peppers Airlie Beach offers a choice of wedding reception options for up to 120 guests. There are a number of venues within the resort that can be utilised which includes the tropical surrounds of the stunning wet edge resort pool, the stylish and nautical inspired Tides restaurant and bar and the luxurious main banquet room. The banquet room can also be split into two smaller rooms to provide a more intimate reception venue or event.

Peppers also offer Wedding Ceremonies on site at various locations including the Pavilion and the Conservatory. The Conservatory area is undercover and is ideal for ceremonies for up to 40 guests. The space is air-conditioned and boasts spectacular views of Port of Airlie. Superb cuisine options are available and prepared for you by the Tides Restaurant team. Conclusion time at this venue is 11pm.

Divine Weddings Whitsundays have wedding and decor packages for this venue and can decorate in any style to complete your perfect wedding celebration.


Click here to find out more about Weddings at Peppers or contact Divine Weddings Whitsundays on how we can style your celebratory event.

Coral Sea Resort 
Nautilus Room
Coral Sea Lawn
Coral Sea Jetty

Coral Sea Resort is a popular hotel wedding destination positioned on the absolute oceanfront on the North East tip of Airlie Beach. Just a short stroll away via a seaside boardwalk is central Airlie Beach where you'll find a variety of shops, cafes and bars. The Hotel has a range of accommodation options available and  is the ideal location for an oceanfront wedding ceremony, a breathtaking reception and  romantic honeymoon setting.


Coral Sea Resort has a variety of venue options onsite including the absolute waterfront and intimate jetty, the fully air-conditioned Nautilus Room, the sea front lawn area and the poolside Clipper restaurant and Lounge.

The resort offers a variety of scenic backdrops for photography including the tropical gardens, the Boardwalk, nearby Shelly Beach and Abell Point Marina, and breathtaking sunset scenery from the venue's private jetty.

A variety of wedding packages are available at this venue from small and intimate to guest numbers of up to 140 guests. Canape, Buffet or alternate drop menu's are available. Conclusion time at this venue is 12midnight.


Divine Weddings whitsundays have a range of decor and styling options available and can style your wedding at this venue by request. 

Coral Sea's experienced wedding coordination team will work with you to create your dream wedding so that you can relax and savour your special day. Click here to find out more about weddings at Coral Sea Resort

Tropical Beachfront Locations

Freedom Shores
Freedom Shores Entrance
Freedom Shores Lawn
Marquee Wedding at Freedom Shores

Freedom Shores is located in a beautiful hidden valley just 15 minutes from Airlie Beach and boats a lush open-air tropical lawn setting with ocean views and scenic surrounds.


 Freedom shores is a timber inspired resort, built around reclaimed boats to create a unique style of accommodation right on the water at Woodwark. During its development, The Freedom Shores team began saving old boats and recommissioned them as nautical points of interest throughout the grounds


The beautifully designed nautical inspired rooms have wide views of the ocean and enjoy the perspective across Pioneer Bay back towards the Airlie Beach Township.  Guests can relax and dine within the resorts popular Northerlies Beach Bar and Grill where they will find available a great selection of craft beers and boutique wines, and a range of menu options.

For wedding reception options Freedom Shores has a fully serviced restaurant, or the large lawn can be utilised to host an open-air event with a Marquee or Teepee. Their team of chefs offer a range of catering options for your event, wedding or intimate celebration. The venue is also fully licensed with a selection of bar packages available.


For weddings ceremonies, the resort has extensive grounds and  location options in which you can hold your ceremony. Alternatively you may wish to get married in a nearby parkland or Beach and return to the venue to host your reception. The venue has ample parking or bus transfers can be arranged to transport your guests to and from Airlie Beach. Conclusion time at this venue is 12midnight.

Divine Weddings Whitsundays have a range of decor and styling options available and can style your wedding or event at Freedom Shores to suit your requirements and theming.


Click here to find out more about holding your wedding ceremony or reception at Freedom Shores.

Luxury Beachfront Locations

Paradise Cove
Paradise Cove
Paradise Cove Beach Front Lawn
Pool Side Lawn

Envision arriving at a secluded private beachfront estate surrounded by tropical gardens and bushland, white sand beaches and coconut palm trees, all with oceanfront views of the glimmering coral sea. Paradise Cove is a real dream destination for a tropical, paradise wedding.

Paradise Cove offers a completely exclusive and unique memorable experience. This gorgeous, heavenly hideaway is among the best destinations for Airlie Beach weddings.

Everything is taken care of with Paradise Cove’s inclusive wedding package, including catering and beverages, entertainment, dining arrangements and transfers via bus from Airlie Beach to beautiful Paradise Cove. There is also the option to upgrade and travel via boat transfer for up to 32 passengers.

There is a wide range of onsite accommodation available that include the Rainforest Retreat, Private King Cabins and Shared King Cabins. For the newly married couple, The Dream Villa is the ultimate, spacious honeymoon suite, accommodating ocean views, a free-standing bathtub and exquisite, ensuite bathroom.

There are a choice of ceremony locations on site and ample space on the lawns and surrounds to hold your outdoor reception. Alternatively you may wish to book a marquee or teepee for your event.

Divine Weddings whitsundays have a range of lighting and decor and styling options available and can style your wedding at this venue by request.  

To find out more about hosting your wedding or event at Paradise Cove click here to view their website and wedding package options.

Earlando Ceremony Pavillion
Ocean Front Lawns
Marquee Reception

Earlando is situated on a beachfront piece of paradise in one of the most secluded and beautiful areas in the Whitsundays. It is Located 45 km's north of Airlie Beach en route to Dingo Beach.


The venue contains exquisite, natural surroundings amongst lush tropical gardens with magnificent views and makes an ideal wedding location for stunning photo opportunities amongst numerous secret and private locations.

Arrive by sea, air, or by land and tie the knot in your chosen ceremony location, whether that be on the private palm fringed beach, under the ocean front pavilion, in the outback fields of the cattle yard or on a mountain range overlooking the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands.

Earlando's lawn areas run along the entire beachfront and are large enough to host a large marquee or Teepee reception. There is a bar and indoor lounge area on site and local caterers can provide your menu options.


Earlando offers a fully customisable day and with no neighbours and no noise restrictions you and your guests can dance the night away until midnight. Privacy for your event at Earlando is of the upmost importance and with over 6,000 acres of surrounding private land, you can enjoy your evening uninterrupted. Elopements and smaller private ceremonies are also welcome. 

Divine Weddings whitsundays have a range of decor and styling options available and can style your wedding at this venue by request.  

To find out more about hosting your wedding at Earlando click here to view their website.

Exqusite Venues

Lure Reception Room
Lure Bar Reception & Balcony
Lure Bar & Stylish Features

Situated in the heart of Abel Point Marina, Lure is the jewel of the crown awaiting a warm and welcoming arrival for you and your guests. A state-of-the- art wedding facility with a stunning waterfront location, Lure is the dream destination to experience your magical wedding day. 

Lure’s breath-taking reception room, bar, facilities, and professional service guarantee your needs are accommodated. Whether you envisage an extravagant formal gathering or an intimate celebration with loved ones, Lure is the ultimate luxury destination venue 

The Balcony, overlooking the tropical Whitsunday Island paradise, is a breathtaking backdrop for your wedding ceremony or stunning photo opportunities on which your guests can enjoy sunset drinks upon arrival. Fine dining and delicate canapés, attention to detail, and generous food and beverage packages guarantees the ultimate wedding experience for you and your guests.

Themed in a contemporary nautical style using natural elements of wood, glass and stone it mirrors the sea and the rock walls of the Marina with it's classy nautical theming, 


Lure reception rooms can accommodate a minimum of 40 guests for a seated function and up to 300 for a cocktail function. Conclusion time at this venue is 12midnight.

Divine Weddings whitsundays have a range of contemporary and exquisite decor and styling options available for this venue and can style your wedding at Lure by request.  

To find out more about hosting your wedding or event at Lure click here to view their website and wedding package options.

Villa Botanica
Villa Botanica Wedding Reception
Villa Botanica Wedding Pavillion
Tropical Gardens

Perched on the edge of the Coral Sea in the glorious Whitsundays, Villa Botanica, with its superb gardens and architecture, is a wedding venue simply unmatched anywhere in Australia. Even more extraordinary is that on your wedding day, this grand 5-acre estate is exclusively yours to explore and enjoy. 

Upon arrival your guests will be captivated by the breathtaking views and the landscaped tropical gardens while you and your wedding party prepare in the onsite salon. The beautiful palm lined mosaic tiled walkway is the perfect backdrop to make your entrance before taking your vows in the exquisite hand carved timber wedding pavilion. 

As the sun sets its time to sip cocktails and take photos, then a beautiful surprise awaits your guests on the Villa’s expansive 30m long verandah. Overlooking the sea, beautifully decorated tables sit under twinkling fairy lights, with intricate wall carvings, antiquity and stylish extravagance creating a setting that could be anywhere in the world. 

Villa Botanica’s perfect inclusive wedding packages provide you with all the elements for a perfectly stunning wedding day. As Australia’s destination wedding specialists, your professional and dedicated in-house wedding planner will work with you every step of the way ensuring that the lead up to your wedding is an enjoyable and seamless process. They will take care of you from beginning to end in creating your dream destination wedding.

Click here to find out more about your dream wedding at Villa Botanica and their wedding package options.

Island Resort Lacations

Palm Bay Long Island
Palm Bay Resort Pavilion
Palm Bay Resort Beach
Palm Bay Resort Reception

Palm Bay Resort on Long Island is a beautiful boutique resort with it's own secluded private cove offering a tranquil and  secluded space. Palm Bay Resort offers 25 unique spacious Balinese-inspired villas ideal for couples, individuals or families.


Palm Bay has been designed to intricately blend into its natural surroundings., and with extensive views to the Whitsunday passage and Coral Sea it is also just a stones throw from the mainland via Shute Harbour.

Palm Bay is a self-catering resort with a fully licensed bar and onsite store. The resort  can cater for groups of up to 60 people offering sole occupancy of the resort for events, weddings and corporate functions. A choice of Local caterers can provide a selection of menu options to cater for your wedding or event using the fully equipped kitchen on site.

For weddings and events there are options  to utilise the beach side Pavilion for your Ceremony or Reception, or the pool-side dining room within the resort.

There are many beautiful spots for photography including on the beach at sunset or amongst the beautiful well maintained tropical gardens. Access to the island is via water taxi or sea plane.

Divine Weddings whitsundays have a range of decor and styling options available for this location and can style your wedding at this venue by request.  

Click here to find out more about your Topical Island  Wedding at Palm Bay resort and their wedding package options or contact us for more details.

Daydream Island
Daydream Island Ceremony
Daydream island

Daydream Island Resort, offers a beautiful romantic location by the ocean, surrounded by the magical backdrop of the stunning Whitsunday Islands for the perfect destination wedding.


Following an extensive redevelopment, Daydream Island resort offers  a range of ceremony and venue locations on the island along with 277 refurbished modern rooms and suites, with the choice of interconnecting rooms for families and special access rooms. The island also has a revitalised pool landscape, allowing guests to swim and enjoy unparalleled views across the Whitsunday’s .  

Whether you are looking for a small intimate experience or a larger scale event, Daydream Island can cater for weddings from 2 to 250 guests. With a  range of indoor and outdoor venues available, Daydream Island offers the flexibility to select the perfect location that reflects your personality as a couple and wedding style.

Divine Weddings whitsundays offer decor and styling inclusions for Daydream Island's Elopements and Proposals Packages at this beautiful Island location. There are a choice of decor and styling options available including upgrade options for your Daydream Island elopement for up to 10 guests .

Intimate Ceremonies on the Island can be held at The Daydream Chapel, Mermaids Beach or the newly refurbished underwater Observatory.

Click here to find out more about your Intimate Romantic Island  Wedding at Daydream Island and their wedding package options or contact us for more details about our decor inclusions for Daydream Island Elopements and Proposals.

Daydream Island Resort

For more information on decor and styling your wedding reception or event contact

Divine Weddings Whitsundays for more details.

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