Whitsunday Wedding Planning Guide
Booking Trials and Inspections

Booking Trials and Inspections with your Suppliers

Narrowing down and locking in all your suppliers is a monumental task, but now you have to decide upon your vision for the day. There are simple and fun ways to enjoy this part of the planning journey and one way to ensure you get exactly what you want is to consider booking trials and inspections with your suppliers.

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Where in the world is Airlie Beach?

Haven’t heard of Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays or not sure where this magical stretch of coastline is located. Let’s get this straight… It is not near the Gold Coast, or just up the road from the Sunshine Coast and we are not a short drive from Cairns…

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Whitsunday Wedding Styling | Incorporating the destination into your wedding theming

There is no denying that seashells, star fish and aqua are always going to be a hit at a Whitsunday Wedding. Why not try a nontraditional theme such as Nautical or Tropical Glam?

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How to find your Whitsunday wedding ‘Dream Team’

You’ve already tackled those first all-important decisions on your wedding ‘to-do’ list: you’ve locked in the date, found your venue, fixed your budget (congrats!). However, next up on the list is assembling the ‘dream team’ of wedding suppliers for your day.

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Getting married in the canefields in the Whitsundays

5 Uniquely Natural Settings for your Whitsunday Wedding that aren’t Whitehaven Beach

Well known for Whitehaven Beach and the Airlie Beach foreshore it is easy to overlook the many other uniquely natural settings in the Whitsundays.

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Ocean Rafting Icebreaker Activities

Icebreaker Inspiration for your Whitsunday Wedding Week

There is no better place in Australia to host your wedding week with an endless supply of icebreaker activities available. To get you started we have rounded up our selection of the 7 best icebreaker activities to host in the Whitsundays.

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Where in the world can you arrive by seaplane, helicopter or boat to your tropical island wedding?

Whether you choose to travel by sea, air or land – vintage Mustang, retro Kombie or luxurious limo – the Whitsundays have all your transport needs covered.

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Keep cool at your tropical Summer Wedding in the Whitsundays

Whether you choose to wed on an island or on the mainland, on a beach or in a canefield, the warmth of the Whitsunday people is equalled only by the gloriously sunny, warm weather.

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You’re engaged! So now what…

After the emotional rollercoaster of having someone pour their heart out, telling you how they want to spend the rest of their life with you, quickly followed by shouting out to the world you said yes, comes the highly anticipated, “when is the wedding?” question.

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Your Guide To The Best Whitsunday Wedding Accommodation

Being a top holiday destination, there is everything on offer in the Whitsundays, from family accommodation through to deluxe apartments, luxurious resorts, opulent houses and Balinese villas. And there is a property to suit every couple and every budget.

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Whitsunday Wedding Photography

Whitsunday Wedding Photography | How to get the most out of your Whitsunday wedding photo tour

Whether you see yourself barefoot on the most beautiful beach in Australia or leaning elegantly against a giant tropical fig tree….perched on a tractor beside fields of swaying cane or luxuriating in a five-star resort…. here is what you need to know.

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Why you should seriously consider a Winter Wedding in the Whitsundays

The Whitsundays are a winter wonderland when it comes to getting married. Here are our Top Five reasons why you should seriously consider a winter wedding in the Whitsundays.

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7 things you need to know about tying the knot at a public park or beach in the Whitsundays

While there are many excellent wedding venues to hold your ceremony in the Whitsundays, some couples are opting for the relaxed ambience of an outdoor service in a foreshore garden or shady park.

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How to get married on a boat in the Whitsundays

The Whitsundays has an abundance of vessels to carry you away into a watery wonderland where you can marry on board, with the gentle splash of water on the bow and lazy creaking of the boat, or on a deserted beach with just you, your loved ones and the soft swaying of the she-oaks.

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Large Weddings in the Whitsundays

How to stage a large wedding in the Whitsundays

A wedding away from home does not mean you have to keep it small – far from it! If you are planning a destination wedding but would like to have all your family and friends present as well, look no further than the Whitsundays.

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Whitsunday Wedding Planning | So you’re engaged! Now what?

After the emotional rollercoaster of having someone telling you how they want to spend the rest of their life with you, quickly followed by shouting out to the world you said yes, comes the highly anticipated, “when is the wedding?” question.

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Trash The Dress Whitsundays

How to trash the dress in the Whitsundays

Wedding trends come and go but one trend that seems to be making a big splash – at least for some couples – is ‘trash the dress’! A fun add-on to your wedding day that sees the bride – and sometimes the groom – trash their wedding outfits just for kicks and some stunning and unusual photos.

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Intimate Weddings Whitsundays

How (and why!) you should have an intimate Whitsunday wedding

Nowhere in Australia does intimate weddings like the Whitsundays. It is the ideal locale to host your destination wedding with a range of boutique venues and luxury add-ons at the ready for you to peruse and choose from.

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Whitsunday Places to get Married

Where is the Whitsundays?

The Whitsunday’s is centrally located on the Queensland Coast, in the heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The Whitsundays stretches from the golf greens of Laguna Whitsundays in the south, northeast to Conway National Park and the coastal town of Airlie Beach as well as north to beautiful Bowen.

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Whitsunday Weather

The weather in the Whitsundays is best described as beautiful one day, perfect the next! Experiencing a tropical climate, the Whitsundays range in temperature from a pleasant 23 degrees celsius in the winter months, to 30.5 degrees celsius in the height of summer.

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Whitsunday Wedding Cakes

Whitsunday Wedding Cakes | A guide to choosing your wedding cake

Just like your choice of Whitsunday venue, your bridal gown, and your wedding decorations, your wedding cake is a chance to express your personal style and add to the overall theme of your wedding.

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Whitsunday wedding flowers

Whitsunday Wedding Flowers | Creating your perfect bouquet

To choose your Whitsunday wedding flowers you need to know your colour scheme, overall wedding style and have chosen your gown and bridesmaids dresses. This way your florist can offer specific suggestions and recommendations to compliment your wedding theme.

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beach weddings hairstyles

Whitsunday Wedding Hair | Top ten beach wedding hairstyles

Planning a beach wedding? You’ll need a hairstyle that can withstand a day in the sun, not to mention that sweet, salty air. Here, we offer you the top ten beach wedding hairstyles perfect for your seaside wedding celebration.

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Airlie Beach Destination Weddings

How to host a destination wedding week

With one third of couples opting for a destination wedding, there is a growing trend towards stretching out the nuptials and making a holiday of it! Destination weddings are generally smaller than weddings at home.

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same sex marriages in the Whitsundays

Same Sex Marriages in the Whitsundays

It takes just as much time to plan a commitment ceremony as it does a wedding. Below is a guide to planning gay and lesbian commitment ceremonies as well as useful links to the very best wedding suppliers in the Whitsundays who can help you create the perfect commitment ceremony in paradise.

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74 Whitsundays Wedding Tips

Read our 74 wedding tips to help you plan the ultimate Whitsunday wedding. From the best times of year to visit, the best beaches to say “i do”, industry insights to make your Whitsunday wedding ceremony and reception truly unique and memorable.

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Whitsunday Beach Weddings

How to choose the best beach for your Whitsunday wedding

If you’ve always dreamt of getting married on a beach, the Whitsundays can offer you a myriad of different settings from small, secluded bays to vast expanses of soft, white sand lined with majestic palm trees, all looking out over the crystal clear waters of the Coral Sea.

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