27 Mar 10 unique byron wedding venues
10 unique byron bay wedding ceremony venues
with its world-famous beaches and mystical hinterland, byron bay offers a number of spectacular and unique locations for your wedding ceremony – everything from the traditional to the unexpected. whether you choose to say ‘i do’ barefoot on the beach, walk down the aisle of a 100 year old country church or choose a romantic outdoor setting for your big day – one thing is for certain, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to desirable byron bay wedding ceremony spots!
to ensure your wedding day is everything you dreamed, and more, we’ve hand-picked our top 10 unique byron bay wedding ceremony locations. can’t decide? our dedicated team specialise in organising dream byron bay wedding ceremonies. so, let us help you coordinate the perfect byron bay wedding.
byron bay wedding locations to love!
1. cape byron lighthouse
she’s the grand old lady of byron bay, iconic and statuesque, and the only other who could wear white to your wedding. she’ll stand as a proud majestic witness as you exchange your vows and provide unbeatable ocean and hinterland views. nothing says “byron bay wedding” like a byron lighthouse wedding ceremony.
best suits: anyone! especially if you’re looking for jaw-dropping views, fabulous photo ops, architecture and history.
keep in mind: there are limited times when ceremonies can take place at the byron lighthouse precinct so check before booking or contact one of our wedding planners to help you with all the required council permits and paperwork.
2. clarkes beach
located directly in front of the beach byron bay is the beautiful clarkes beach. with sweeping views of the bay, byron lighthouse, mount warning and julian rocks, this uncrowded beach is a spectacular setting for your byron bay beach wedding. close to everything including the beach byron bay, you and your guests will only have a short stroll from your beach wedding ceremony to your reception venue.
best suits: anyone looking for a relaxed beach wedding location with a conveniently located beachfront wedding reception venue.
keep in mind: with some carefully considered planning, we can take your beach wedding to the next level including draped archways, balinese style flags, elegant seating and so much more.
3. st columba’s church ewingsdale
byron bay doesn’t just mean beachside wedding ceremonies. 10 minutes from byron bay and set amidst heritage listed fig trees is the picturesque ewingsdale church. if you’ve been dreaming of a byron bay country church wedding, then this quintessential country church is the perfect place to exchange your vows.
best suits: couples looking for a historic and rustic country church wedding venue that is only minutes from byron bay.
keep in mind: although very easy to find, if you’re not providing guest transport then try to include a whimsical map with your invitations.
4. st oswald’s church broken head
for a more traditional ceremony, this adorable and quaint chapel will allow you to bring the best of coast and country together for your special day. st oswald’s anglican church is a beautifully intimate venue with pretty lead light windows, antique wooden pews and a tranquil bushland setting.
best suits: couples wishing for a traditional church ceremony whilst not compromising on location.
keep in mind: this venue is a 10 minute drive from town, so you may wish to consider transport for your guests. we can organise buses or private cars for you.
5. wategos beach
for a stunning wedding ceremony by the sea, it’s hard to go past the breathtaking wategos beach. with its white sand, pandanus palms and stunning pacific ocean views – it truly is paradise. wategos beach is also home to some of the most luxurious beachfront accommodation in byron bay. so, why not indulge yourself and honeymoon at one of the many truly unique hotels, guest houses and private bungalows? not sure where to stay? let our wedding team help.
best suits: ultimate beach wedding! need we say more…
keep in mind: check the tides and have a standby plan in case of bad weather. if you’re holding your reception at the beach byron bay, our team can help you with an indoor ceremony back-up plan.
6. little wategos beach
around the wategos beach headland is little wategos beach, and as the name suggests this is a more intimate location, but a little harder to access. nonetheless, if a secluded and private setting is on your wish list of wedding ceremony locations, this could be the perfect beach for you.
best suits: couples looking for a secluded byron bay beach wedding
keep in mind: this beach is not accessible by road and can only be reached via wategos beach at low tide or by walking track.
7. the pass
this pristine beach is located below the byron bay lighthouse and is one of the prettiest beaches in byron bay with its gentle rolling waves and natural surroundings. the pass also offers brides and grooms a unique wooden lookout, overlooking the bay and beyond – perfect for sunset wedding photos.
best suits: nature lovers who want to pair coastal rainforest with the sea.
keep in mind: as with all beach ceremonies, make sure you have gained the appropriate permits or let our team of experts plan it all for you!
8. apex park
alongside the beach byron bay you will find apex park with its manicured lawns and views across the ocean. with the sun sparkling through the trees, apex park can provide an idyllic scene for your special day. the park is also conveniently located, with plenty of room for your guests – not to mention a short walk to your beachfront byron bay wedding reception venue, beach byron bay.
best suits: anyone wanting great accessibility from town and to the beach byron bay for the wedding reception.
keep in mind: if you’re looking for total privacy, then this public park may not offer the seclusion you are seeking.
9. balloon flight over byron
there’s no doubt that this is a unique and memorable byron bay wedding ceremony idea! perfect for romantic couples, this will add a whole new dimension to your wedding day. start the day with a magnificent sunrise flight over the byron bay hinterland, exchange your vows in the quiet and closeness of the balloon, and then meet your guests for a champagne reception at the beach byron bay to celebrate.
best suits: couples who are looking to have a small intimate wedding ceremony and for those who love things a little left of centre.
keep in mind: you’ll need to contact the operators to book a special wedding flight and be prepared to be flexible as ballooning is very dependent on the weather. our team can help you with all the arrangements, including a back-up plan in case of bad weather.
10. eureka country church
located in the byron hinterland, the eureka uniting church epitomises beautiful small country church weddings. full of charm and character, this 100 year old church is set on rolling lawns and shaded by huge old trees; this is one of the prettiest settings for a church wedding anywhere.
best suits: country church wedding.
keep in mind: this church is located 30 minutes’ drive from byron bay, so transport may need to be organised for your wedding party and guests.
the beach byron bay can assist you with finding the perfect byron bay wedding ceremony location to meet your needs. whatever you dream of for your big day, we can make it happen. making dreams come true is what we do!
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