5 of the Most Popular Venues for a Cairns Wedding (2022)

Cairns Wedding Venues

Cairns has some fabulous wedding venues. From stunning waterfront settings, to beautiful garden locations, all in one venues with accommodation, and impressive function rooms! Here’s our list of the best venues for a Cairns wedding.

Imagine the memories you and your guests will take from celebrating the most important day of your life in this unique location. From canapes to food stations and sit down meals, let your vision come to life with the full hire of Salt House, with unsurpassed views of the Cairns Marina and Trinity inlet, your event is sure to hit the mark.

Choosing a perfect wedding venue in Cairns has never been so easy. With eternal greenery, and stunning waters of Trinity Bay at their door step – the lush tropics is the perfect wedding backdrop you have always dreamt of. The unique and versatile spaces of Harbourside Bar & Kitchen are ready to be transformed to match your vision and encapsulate memorable moments of your most special day.

Ellis Beach Bar & Grill understand that every couple is different and every wedding is unique, therefore they are open to working with you to put together a tailor made package to suit your individual requests and budgets. With a 5km stretch of unspoilt golden sands and a tropical rainforest backdrop, Ellis Beach provides stunning views overlooking the Coral Sea as well as ample photo opportunities all in one location.

Mulgrave Gardens is the ultimate tropical garden wedding venue. Spacious and private, Mulgrave Gardens is set on 12 acres of private property. Carefully curated lush and colourful gardens provide stunning options for ceremonies and receptions alike. Your celebration can be carefree and casual or elegant and sophisticated. An intimate wedding, a large group or an elopement can all be accommodated. Mulgrave Gardens is the perfect place to celebrate your love all year round.

If you are looking for the ideal location for your wedding in Far North Queensland, look no further than The Billabong. Tucked away on 165 acres of private property, The Billabong is perfect for wedding parties of almost any size. Picture the calm tranquil waters of the billabong, the luscious green World Heritage listed rainforest and the rustic wooden saloon with timber deck stretched out over the water, it truly is a slice of heaven on earth.

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How to Choose the Best Queensland Wedding Photographer (2022)

Wedding QLD’s 9 Step Guide to Finding the Best Queensland Wedding Photographer

  1. How many photos are you looking for? A couple dozen amazing shots to build an album, have printed and displayed? or hundreds or thousands? Some photographers take less photos, but they might be more to your liking. Other photographers may take many images and many may be quite similar.
  2. Create an action plan. Will you require photos of you getting ready? travel to and arrival at ceremony venue? Ceremony (obviously)! Then groups – how many? Photo-shoot of newlyweds on location? Reception coverage? How many hours do you think this might be?
  3. Browse wedding photographer’s portfolios. Look at their different styles.
  4. Once you have selected a shortlist of photographers send them an enquiry!
  5. Meet with your shortlisted photographers and ask them to show you completed albums, or a large range of photos from a single wedding. This will help you double check that they’re going to be able to deliver they style and quantity of photos that you’re after.
  6. Make sure your personalities match! Will you be comfortable with them on your wedding day?
  7. Compare packages and inclusions.
  8. Get post production details. Will you expect every image to be art-worked? or just a few hero images?
  9. Once you’ve settled on a photographer, check their contract and look for additional costs like overtime, printing, supply of digital images, and cost for special effects.

Queensland has some super talented wedding photographers. No matter what type of style or wedding coverage you’re after, you’re sure to find something to suit your requirements. Sit back, relax, and browse these popular Queensland wedding photographers.

Best Queensland Wedding Photographers

Marnie Photography Marnie Photography - Overview Oh, hi there!I’m Marnie, your friendly wedding photographer. I would love to meet you and learn all about your day as we might just make a good team...I’m not your cookie cutter photographer - I’m colourful, I'm cheeky, I like to have fun and make sure you are too! My goal is to capture… Continue Reading
Desire Photography Desire Photography - Overview As a photographer I take pride in working with natural light to create stunning images that will last forever.Small town girl, photographer, with big dreams and a wedding to plan!My name is Lyndley and I'm from a small country town of Charters Towers. I am now based in Townsville and travel up and down the… Continue Reading
Leanne James Photography Leanne James Photography - Overview My name is Leanne James and I am a Brisbane wedding photographer. I have been a wedding photographer for over a decade now and I have photographed over 350 unique weddings across Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Tweed Heads, Byron Bay and the Gold Coast.I absolutely love the excitement and importance of photographing weddings.… Continue Reading
Sam Wyper Photography Sam Wyper Photography - Overview A unique combination of wedding photojournalism and stunning creative portraits. I capture the tears, joy and laughter throughout your special day in an unobtrusive way whilst conveying the beauty of the moment.For couples who are looking for a fun and relaxed, yet different approach to wedding photography. Click here to see a tonne of rave reviews!Servicing… Continue Reading
Francois Photography Francois Photography - Overview With more than 6 years of professional experience all over the Sunshine Coast, Francois has gained a great reputation amongst most local vendors.His passion for wedding photography is intact with a true dedication to capture the beauty and the emotions, a combination of your personal style and his artistic expression.With his fun and relaxed approach Francois offers three main… Continue Reading
Jeff Goodwin Wedding Photography Jeff Goodwin Wedding Photography - Overview Jeff Goodwin Wedding Photography is made up of husband and wife team Jeff and Terri Goodwin. We are passionate about wedding photography and will bend over backwards to capture all of your precious memories from your special day.Packages:By going to our web page you will see there are various packages that cater for most budgets… Continue Reading
Danielle Leigh Photography Danielle Leigh Photography - Overview For Danielle, wedding photography is more than just the classic formal images. It is all about the little moments, freezing time forever so you never miss a thing. With 4 years of experience and a strong team beside her, they strive to capture those hidden gems that even your mother in law will approve… Continue Reading
Tailored Photography Tailored Photography - Overview Tailored Weddings “Tailored for you to Treasure” Capturing the special moments of your wedding, on of the most important days of your life, is just as important for me as it is to you.Pre-planning: Consulting with you through the entire process allows for us both to discuss your ideas and allows to also draw… Continue Reading
Rstudios Photography Rstudios Photography - Overview Getting married is one of the most special and profound events of your life, full of incredibly beautiful moments that you will want to remember for years to come. Weddings are all about letting your day unfold naturally, a day to celebrate you and your guests with time to enjoy the day. Our aim… Continue Reading
Renee Brazel Photography Renee Brazel Photography - Overview Renee Brazel Photography is a small team with passion and unique skill in wedding photography. We provide you with heart warming, artistic imagery of your day.Each wedding with us is treated individually, and our aim is to capture genuine personalities, shared emotions and the story of the day.Recognised for a classic and creative style… Continue Reading
Posh Photography Posh Photography - Overview YOUR STORY IS PRECIOUS AND CAN ONLY BE CAPTURED ONCEOur gift to you will be stunning wedding photos that are very natural, creative and great fun. Posh Photography is the most experienced wedding studio in Cairns, Port Douglas and Palm Cove. Over and over we hear that our photos are amazing, but it s… Continue Reading
Lee-Ann Wilson Photography Lee-Ann Wilson Photography - Overview I specialize in wedding photography and have a passion for capturing those special moments that happen on your wedding day, so that you can preserve them and share them with your loved ones.Your wedding day is one of the most important and special days of your life and I ensure that your wedding photography… Continue Reading
Essence Of Time Photography Essence of Time Photography - Overview Are you looking for a professional, accredited Brisbane wedding photographer who can help your day run smoothly and capture images that you will fall in love with? We will listen to you your needs and help you plan a wedding day that will be filled with fun.Andy and the team at Essence of Time… Continue Reading
RiverCity Photography RiverCity Photography - Overview We are a friendly photographer couple - truly passionate about creating elegant and timeless wedding photography for you.Our packages include:Face to face meeting with your photographer, Attila.Complimentary pre-wedding or engagement session.Full day wedding photography coverage.Two photographers on your wedding day.Beautiful slideshow with music.Private viewing gallery for friends and family.Printable high resolution images on USB.Special… Continue Reading
Rohana Leah Photography Rohana Leah Photography - Overview Hello, I am Rohana, owner and photographer at Rohana Leah Photography. I have 10 years of experience photographing weddings, so it's fair to say that I LOVE love!Based on the Gold Coast, and travelling down to Byron Bay and up to the Sunshine Coast, photographing weddings is such a joy. I photograph in a… Continue Reading
Angelus Photographic Studio Angelus Photographic Studio - Overview We are a family based business and offer affordable photography designed to suit your specific needs and budget without compromising on quality, everyone deserves to have lovely photo's of one of the most important days in their lives, memories are important to all of us. Wedding photography is about capturing once-in a life time… Continue Reading
Alpha Studio Photography Alpha Studio Photography - Overview WOW you are getting married! Congratulations! Now the fun starts! Here at Alpha Studio Photography we can help make your day even more special.Jayne Hutchinson and Peter Bates take pride in making sure every aspect of your wedding is recorded with the most beautifully edited photographs to cherish for years to come. Capturing all… Continue Reading

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Celebrate in style with Salt House

Salt House cater for private and corporate functions of any size and budget! Salt House offers a space that is glamorous, funky, chilled-out, progressive, stylish, calming, lively and welcoming all at once. There are several facets to this standard-setting venue: a large restaurant area with a custom wood-fired grill and open kitchen, an outdoor cocktail bar surrounded by flowing ponds and fire features and a glowing bar in the front of the complex which is perfect for a band. Salt House offers a variety of spaces to suit any style of function, and their team will work with you from start to finish to ensure your event is a complete success.

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Gorgeous Cairns Wedding Venue

Choosing a perfect wedding venue in Cairns has never been so easy. With eternal greenery, and stunning waters of Trinity Bay at Weddings at Harbourside Bar & Kitchen’s door step – the lush tropics is the perfect wedding backdrop you have always dreamt of. Their unique and versatile spaces are ready to be transformed to match your vision and encapsulate memorable moments of your most special day. Perfect for intimate and medium sized gatherings, these spaces seamlessly transform into the ideal location for beautiful wedding receptions, romantic engagement parties, or even lively bachelorette parties.

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Waterfront Cairns Wedding Venue

Salt House is a stunning waterfront venue offering panorama views of the ocean, marina and city. From canapes to food stations and sit down meals, let your vision come to life with the full hire of this venue. With unsurpassed views of the Cairns Marina and Trinity inlet, your wedding celebration is sure to hit the mark.

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