Bedarra Island Weddings

Bedarra Island Weddings

Experience the exotic beauty and calm of this elegant retreat for your wedding celebrations. Lying off the coast of CairnsBedarra Island is Australia’s most exclusive resort, where you and your guests can expect the best of everything. From luxurious accommodation and flawless service to exquisite cuisine, Bedarra is the epitome of island indulgence. Design a signature cocktail for your guests to enjoy, as you exchange vows on a secluded beach, followed by a fabulous five-star seafood feast under the stars. At Bedarra, you can have it all. All you have to do is ask.


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.


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.


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

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

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

Exclusively Yours

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

Bedarra Island is available to reserve entirely for you and your guests.

Take advantage of the intimate setting and service to provide your wedding guests with a truly breathtaking experience to reflect upon for years to come.


Romantic Wedding Package

  • Celebrant fee and transfers
  • Marriage licence and certificate
  • Service of a Wedding Coordinator
  • Rose petal turndown
  • Bride’s bouquet and groom’s buttonhole
  • Wedding cake for two
  • Bottle of Champagne
    Accommodation rates available on request at the time of booking.

Ultimate Wedding Package

  • Celebrant fee and transfers
  • Marriage licence and certificate
  • In room floral arrangement
  • Service of a Wedding Coordinator
  • One hour massage for two
  • Rose petal turndown
  • Bride’s bouquet and groom’s buttonhole
  • Wedding cake for two
  • Bottle of Champagne
  • Private beach dinner
    Accommodation rates available on request at the time of booking.

Vow Renewal

  • Celebrant Fees and Transfers
  • Bride’s bouquet and groom’s buttonhole
  • A bottle of Champagne
  • 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 Bedarra Island. The Wedding Coordinator will contact you for the finer details and arrangements regarding the ceremony and your special day.

Bedarra Island Accommodation


  • Photography packages
  • Videographer
  • Live musician
  • Butterfly release
  • Rose petals
  • Red or white carpet runway
  • Intimate dinner for two
  • Brides hair and make-up
  • Signature spa treatment
  • Private beach picnic
  • Wedding cake (if required for more than two people)
    All optional extras can be arranged by Dunk Island and prices are quoted at time of enquiry.


Your Location

Bedarra Island is the perfect setting for a wedding celebration of just two, or up to 32 guests. 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 Bedarra Island the resort Wedding Coordinator will show you the different locations at which you can hold your ceremony location.

Getting There

To get to Bedarra Island regular flights are available to Cairns from all Australian Capital cities with Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Blue. Once arriving at Cairns you can either travel on a short 45 minute flight to Dunk Island with Hinterland or alternatively a boat transfer operates from Mission Beach 3 times a day. Cairns Limousines offer a meet/greet service from Cairns Airport and Cairns City to Mission Beach. Cars depart daily on demand and seat up to 3 passengers with luggage. Larger vehicles are also available. Once arriving at Dunk Island a 20 minute boat transfer between Dunk and Bedarra Islands meets Hinterland transfers daily. This included in your accommodation tariff. Also see our Queensland islands weddings page.