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Unique Australian wedding destinations

Unique Australian wedding destinations

For many couples, choosing where to get married is one of the most important parts in planning their big day.

Luckily Australia is one of the most beautiful and diverse countries in the world.

Whether you want a secluded, intimate wedding, an extravagant beachside event, or a unique ceremony in the wilderness, there really is a dream destination for everyone.

Here are a few of Australia’s best wedding destinations, for those looking for a little inspiration:

1. Say your vows in a vineyard

Where: Golding Winery in Adelaide Hills or Anderson Hill Winery, Lenswood.

Australia’s wine regions are famous worldwide for producing outstanding plonk in stunning, rural surroundings.

If you're a wine buff you can combine your favourite tipple with romance and get married in one of Australia’s beautiful vineyards.

Consider exchanging vows in Golding Winery in Adelaide Hills.

With its sandstone barn, picturesque gardens, and fabulous views of the vineyard, Golding Winery is a striking and unique venue for your wedding.

You could also have your special day at Anderson Hill Winery in Lenswood, which is also located in the wine region of Adelaide Hills.

The vineyard boasts stunning scenery, award-winning wines, and a friendly vibe that will make your wedding day memorable.

Visit: Golding Wines and Anderson Hill for more information.

2. Become Mr and Mrs on the beach

Where: Langford Island Beach in Queensland or Wineglass Bay, Tasmania

There are thousands of spectacular beaches in Australia, all of which would make picture-perfect wedding destinations, and make your big day a special one.

If you're having trouble deciding on the perfect beach for your wedding consider Langford Island beach in the Whitsundays, Queensland. 

This uninhabited paradise is blessed with soft, white sand and warm, turquoise waters, which makes it a magical and intimate wedding destination (plus the bride can arrive by helicopter!).

There's also iconic Wineglass Bay in Tasmania, a remote and stunning location where once you've said your vows, you can hike up to a breathtaking lookout point for unique wedding photos.

Visit: The Wedding Planners Whitsundays – Langford Island Beach.

Freycinet Lodge Weddings – Wineglass Bay

3. Get hitched in the bush

Where: Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales

If you're searching for a truly secluded wedding venue in the great outdoors, then Kangaroo Valley is the perfect choice for you.

The valley is one of the most captivating natural wonders in New South Wales.

What’s more, it is only a two hour drive from Sydney and Canberra.

Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is a favourite wedding venue in Kangaroo Valley.

It's located in one of the most picturesque areas of the valley, providing a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos.

Visit: Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat for more information.

4. Say "I do" in the desert

Where: Uluru, Northern Territory

Perhaps Australia’s most special and unique destination for a wedding is the remote wilderness of Uluru.

Tie the knot against spectacular outback scenery, watch stunning sunrises and sunsets with your guests, and sip champagne under the stars.

If planning your wedding here, consider having the ceremony and reception at Ayers Rock Resort, where the team will make your special day a memorable experience for you and your guests.

If you and your wedding party have travelled a great distance, there are numerous activities you can book through the resort in order to make the most of your time in the area.

For example, you can go on a camel safari, or immerse yourself in Anangu and Australian Aboriginal culture with a local guide.

Visit: Ayers Rock Resort for more information

Finally, if you're travelling for your own wedding or your honeymoon, don’t forget to take out travel insurance for complete peace of mind.


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