Recipes for romance are plentiful in Tropical North Queensland where nature has created the perfect experiences for two with warm weather and a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy.
Cosy rainforest getaways, luxurious beach resorts, island hideaways, opulent private homes and inner city escapes are among the holiday options, while the activities will leave you as busy or as relaxed as you want to be.
Learn to dive with a boutique course for two before setting sail for the Great Barrier Reef, discover new thrills together on a Minjin swing in the rainforest, hire a convertible and explore the varied landscapes of the Atherton Tableland before turning in for the night at an intimate B&B or cool off in a natural spa at a rainforest waterfall.
Indulge in sheer pleasure with a spa treatment together in your private therapy room overlooking the beach, have eyes for only each other at a table for two under the palm trees at a waterfront restaurant or take a helicopter to a deserted sand cay for sunset drinks on the Great Barrier Reef.
With the twin World Heritage areas of the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest, couples are spoilt for choice with romantic locations to exchange vows and stunning settings perfect for a wedding album you will revisit every year.
Say "I do" at one of the many wedding chapels in Tropical North Queensland. It is as simple as choosing whether you want a beach wedding, to exchange vows in the rainforest, get married in a zoo or have an extravagant off-site event in a private outdoor location. If you want a more adventurous wedding, consider taking the plunge underwater on the Great Barrier Reef or with a skydive on to a beautiful beach.
Tropical North Queensland has an extensive range of professionals ready to help you tie the knot in tropical style including wedding planners, photographers, videographers, celebrants, caterers, venues and entertainment.
Farewell your friends and family, then enjoy the warmth of the tropics on your honeymoon with lazy days soaking up the sun, exploring the colourful Great Barrier Reef or taking long walks through the world's oldest surviving rainforest.
Give a wild flower, hold hands and stroll along a deserted tropical beach, or dive to the bottom of the Great Barrier Reef and uncover hidden treasures, we have whatever it takes to show your special someone they are appreciated, loved and the most important person in your world.
Imagine you and your loved one lying in each other's arms, the reflection of tiki flares waving in your champagne glass while you watch the sun set gloriously over the Coral Sea. What better moment to whip out that ring, get down on one knee and propose to your special someone?
Whether it's just the two of you or you have a guest list as long as your arm, getting engaged, married or having your honeymoon on one of the dozen islands of Cairns and Great Barrier Reef is a unique and romantic experience available nowhere else in the world.
You can choose to host an intimate, relaxed barefoot ceremony on white coral sands, or splash out and hire an entire island such as Bedarra, Double or Lizard Islands and invite everyone on a holiday where your big day is the main event. There are plenty of wedding venues and booking services to hlep you along the way here in Cairns.
But if you really want to take the plunge, host your entire ceremony among the colourful fish and coral underwater! An Australian marriage celebrant can bubble down to the ocean floor on the Great Barrier Reef with you and using special underwater equipment available nowhere else in the sourthern hemisphere, perform your vows underwater. They even have special pens and paper so you can sign your beautiful wedding certificate underwater too!
Whether you choose to go to the bottom of the Great Barrier Reef, Hinchinbrook, Green, Bedaarra, Lizard, Double, Dunk or Fitzroy islands, a full range of services is available to ensure your romance is pefect in Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef region.
Things to do in Tropical Weddings
Off Road Driving, Ballooning, Birdwatching, Canoeing, Cruising, Scuba-Diving, Kayaking, Seakayaking, Lessons/Tutorials, Sailing, Scenic Flights, Shopping, Skydiving, Snorkelling, Swimming, Train Ride, Bush Tucker, Animal Viewing, Bushwalking, Wine Tasting,