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Heron Island Weddings

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Begin your new life together surrounded by the most magnificent reef environment imaginable - a superb, natural setting just perfect for your wedding.

Voyages Heron Island is a true coral cay, located right on the Great Barrier Reef. Ribboned by sugar white sands, crystal clear waters and acres of brilliant coral, you and your guests will discover a myriad of beautifully coloured marine life that will take your breath away.

The reef experience on Heron Island is exclusively for guests, a unique encounter few other resorts in the world can offer. Here, your wedding party can discover the wonders of nature, in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.

YOUR CEREMONY

Your Celebrant

Once you have confirmed your wedding date with the Wedding Coordinator, they will then confirm a marriage celebrant who will conduct the ceremony. You are of course able to choose your own celebrant, should you wish to do so. The marriage celebrant will discuss with you the legal procedures, as well as the ceremony content.

Legal Requirements

To marry in Australia you must be 18 years of age or over.

Documents required consist of:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Valid 10 year passport
  • If divorced – Decree Absolute
  • If widowed – Death Certificate of former spouse and previous Marriage Certificate
  • If your name has changed by deed poll – legal proof
  • Notice of Intended Marriage – available from Australian Embassy in your country
    Originals of all documents including Notice of Intended Marriage are required at the resort before the ceremony.

Flowers

A wedding bouquet for the bride and a button hole for the groom are included in your wedding package. Additional flowers can be arranged for your ceremony or reception.

YOUR CELEBRATION

Wedding Cake

A wedding cake for the bride and groom is included in the wedding package. At an additional cost, their chef can coordinate a larger cake to cater for your needs.

Cake options are available upon request.

Your Reception

Your Voyages Wedding Coordinator can tailor a reception to suit the size and style of your wedding.

Heron Island offers a variety of reception options both indoor and outdoor

Your Voyages Wedding Coordinator will ensure that you and your guests leave Heron Island with lifelong memories of your special day.

Exclusively Yours

How do you go about reserving the entire resort, just for your wedding?

Heron Island is for exclusive use for you and your guests. Take advantage of the intimate setting and flawless service to provide your wedding guests with a truly breathtaking experience to reflect upon for years to come.

WEDDING PACKAGES

Romantic Wedding Package
  • Celebrant fees, transfers and accommodation
  • Marriage licence and certificate
  • Service of a Wedding Coordinator
  • Bride’s bouquet and groom’s button hole
  • Wedding cake for two
  • A bottle of sparkling wine
    Accommodation rates available on request at the time of booking.
Ultimate Wedding Package
  • Celebrant fees, transfers and accommodation
  • Marriage licence and certificate
  • One hour massage for two
  • Sunset cruise for two
  • Bride’s bouquet and groom’s button hole
  • Wedding cake for two
  • Service of a Wedding Coordinator
  • In room floral arrangement
  • Bottle of sparkling wine
    Accommodation rates available on request at the time of booking.
Vow Renewal
  • Celebrant Fees, transfers and accommodation
  • Bride’s bouquet and groom’s button hole
  • A bottle of sparkling wine
  • Coordinator fee

* Conditions apply. All prices are in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of 10% GST.

Once the accommodation and wedding package have been booked, your details will be forwarded to the Wedding Coordinator at Heron Island. The Wedding Coordinator will contact you for the finer details and arrangements regarding the ceremony and your special day.

Heron Island Accommodation

OPTIONAL EXTRAS
  • Photography packages
  • Videographer
  • Live musician
  • Bride’s hair and make-up
  • Signature spa treatment
  • Private beach picnic
  • Wedding cake (if required for more than two people)
  • Chair covers with sash
  • Sunset wine and cheese cruise
  • Unique Heron Island table gift
  • Rose Petals
  • Intimate dinner for two
    All optional extras can be arranged by Heron Island and prices are quoted at time of enquiry.

LOCATION & GETTING THERE

Your Location

Heron Island is the perfect setting for a wedding celebration of just two, or up to 250. No matter what the size is of your celebration, you will be offered personal service and attention to detail.

Where Do We Hold Our Ceremony?

Upon arrival at Heron Island the resort Wedding Coordinator will show you the different sites for you to choose your ceremony location. For a unique ceremony experience, you can exchange your vows on a number of different soft white powder sand beaches located around Heron Island. Alternatively, if you prefer a garden wedding with an ocean view, then the resort is a perfect location for your special moment.

Getting There

Heron Island lies on the Tropic of Capricorn, 72 kilometres NE off the coast from Gladstone. Regular fl ights are available from Australian capital cities to Gladstone with Qantas. You can transfer to Heron Island from Gladstone by boat charter, or view the spectacular reef by Helicopter transfer. Also see our Queensland islands weddings page