Experience the exotic beauty and calm of this elegant retreat for your wedding celebrations. Lying off the coast of Cairns, Bedarra 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.
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.
To marry in Australia you must be 18 years of age or over.
Documents required consist of:
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.
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 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.
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
Ultimate Wedding Package
* 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.
LOCATION & GETTING THERE
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.
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.
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