Image supplied by The Bell Tower
You’d be hard-pressed to find a better place in the world to get married than in Perth, Western Australia.
Blessed with an amazing climate, stunning scenery, easy accessibility and a world-class blend of fascinating heritage and modern innovation, Perth offers couples a huge range of exceptional wedding locations. But some are more distinctive than others, and if you’re after something truly unique for your nuptials, have a look at these locations:
It may be WA’s premier seat of learning, but with its two exquisite garden ceremony venues and an award-winning reception area, the University of WA is also one of Perth’s premier wedding locations. The breathtaking Sunken Garden and the lush landscaping of the Tropical Grove offer couples the most gorgeous and unique photographic backdrop for their wedding ceremonies, whilst the nearby University Club provides five-star event facilities.
08 6488 4820 or www.universityclub.uwa.edu.au
Tying the knot within the confines of historic Fremantle Prison is the start of a life sentence of the very best kind! This historic limestone building provides a dramatic and unique backdrop for a wedding with plenty of different function rooms available for hire. From the flexible configuration of the Main Cell Block to the intimate space of the underground Commissariat, the prison is a popular venue for couples wanting a unique yet stylish environment for their special celebration.
08 9336 9205 or www.fremantleprison.com.au
Cave in to a captivating celebration
Cabaret Cave is possibly the most unique natural wedding venue in Perth. There’s simply nothing else like it. This visually spectacular limestone cave with its two connecting chambers is the perfect setting for magical marriage ceremonies and receptions for up to 120 seated guests or 200 guests cocktail-style. The cave is situated in the picturesque Yanchep National Park which offers several other unique locations for wedding ceremonies, including under a grand willow tree on the edge of a lake.
08 9561 1001 or www.yanchepinn.com.au
A wonderful water wedding
Love the idea of a unique riverside wedding? Well, with Crystal Swan Cruises you don’t have to settle for the banks of the stunning Swan River, you can actually have your celebrations whilst cruising Perth’s spectacular waterways! The Crystal Swan is one of the most unusual and iconic wedding venues in Perth – offering couples the opportunity to enjoy riverside opulence with panoramic 3600 views aboard a stylish, temperature-controlled, fully equipped and of course, very stable, boat. Crystal Swan Cruises is one of Perth’s most unique first-class wedding venues, and if you choose to celebrate your nuptials on board, you’ll give your guests something special to remember for years to come.
0412 312 248 or www.crystalswan.com.au
The historic Belvoir Homestead at the base of the Darling Ranges in the Swan Valley is another of Perth’s unique wedding venues. The traditional Australian Federation building with its grand entrances, sweeping Jarrah staircases, twinkling chandeliers and full-length French windows makes for a memorable function setting, whilst the picturesque surrounds of colourful gardens, vineyards, rolling hills and country views complete a beautiful picture. Couples are encouraged to create their own unique event, with Belvoir’s experienced function team on hand to assist with any detail.
08 9296 3033 or www.belvoir.net.au
Ring in the romance
One of the most iconic attractions in Perth, the Bell Tower, is also one of the city’s most unique locations for a wedding celebration. With easy access to nearby manicured lawns, lush gardens and the stunning backdrop of the sparkling Swan River and soaring city skyline, it’s the perfect place for a one-of-a-kind wedding. The views, the elegant styling, first-class cuisine and professional service all make up the perfect package – and when you add in the ‘wow’ factor of the pealing of the historic brass bells to ring in the romance – you know you’ve got a truly unique wedding venue.
08 6210 0444 or www.thebelltower.com.au
Ms Zigzag says: Such a handy list for engaged couples shopping around for stunning wedding venues in Perth!
About The Bell Tower: The Bell Tower is one of the best things to do in Perth. The must see tourist attractions located on Riverside Drive overlooks the picturesque Swan River. Filled with fascinating historic content and boasting a unique and distinctive design – resulting from major architectural competition – it has become an icon for Perth and Western Australia. The Bell Tower is one of the essential places to go in Perth.