You have just become engaged. Now it’s time to start planning your dream wedding.
Without leaving Australia’s shores you can choose the ultimate destination wedding closer to home in the balmy Top End of Australia. If you are looking for something a little bit different then the Top End will impress with its combination of sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, rugged bush landscapes and unique culture.
TROPICAL FACT: Access to the Top End via Darwin is an easy three to four hour flight from most Australian capital cities.
Top End weddings we love:
Here are our picks of the seven best destination wedding venues in the Top End. Whether you want beach, city or an outdoor wedding, we’re positive one of these gorgeous locations will have exactly what you’re looking for — and we’ve got a list of the best vendors in each location to help make your destination wedding one nobody will forget!
1. Pee Wee’s at the Point - East Point, Darwin
One of the many fine dining options in the Top End is Pee Wee’s at the Point. You will find yourself enjoying the unique bush setting with ocean vistas and the cityscape in the distance. This award winning restaurant has been host to many spectacular weddings with capacity for both large group weddings or more intimate experiences.
TROPICAL FACT: Pee Wees is ranked as number 1 of 270 restaurants in Darwin on Tripadvisor.
2. Wharf One - Darwin Waterfront
The lively Darwin Waterfront is home to Wharf One specialising in delicious wood grill cooking combining seasonal local produce. Your wedding party will be treated to absolute elegance and scenic waterfront dining. Wharf One is a great place for a sophisticated wedding reception with a touch of class.
TROPICAL FACT: The average maximum Dry Season temperature is 31 degrees.
3. Mindil Beach Casino Resort - Mindil Beach
For an all-in-one wedding experience the Mindil Beach Casino Resort is a high quality wedding location. Turn your dream wedding into a magical holiday with superior accommodation options where you can enjoy a champagne on the deck before stepping straight into the lagoon pool. If you are after something indulgent Mindil Beach Casino Resort have it covered with numerous reception venues on offer including an elegant garden wedding, the Beachside Pavilion, or Grand Ballroom.
TROPICAL FACT: The honeymoon suite, overlooking the glistening ocean, offers champagne and strawberries to celebrate your unforgettable day.