The Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane, provides an excellent destination for weddings all year round. Our Sunshine Coast region takes in the beachside towns and cities of Caloundra, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore. Below are some of our very favourite wedding locations.
Happy Valley, Caloundra – Happy Valley is one of our favorite locations in Caloundra. A stunning spot that offers the best of both worlds for the perfect ceremony, beautiful beach views without the sand in your toes! Happy Valley (also known as Clarke Place) is adjoining Bulcock Beach and offers an impressive open space. Ceremonies are setup amongst the backdrop of the gorgeous park trees, in the relaxing distance is the ocean and with a view over the Pumicestone Passage.
Bulcock Beach, Caloundra- Along the Caloundra Esplanade is Bulcock Beach which offers beautiful views over the Pumicestone Passage and northern tip of Bribie Island, making it an ideal location for your beach wedding ceremony. On a clear day you can also see the sand hills of Moreton Island.
Kings Beach, Caloundra – With 500m of white sandy beach with south-east facing views, Kings Beach is a vibrant location with magical ocean views to share with loved ones for your ceremony. Apply for your council permit here.
Shelly Beach, Caloundra – As a beautiful beach wedding location, Shelly Beach provides a gorgeous open canvas of rock formations and rock pools amongst the ocean waves and a distant horizon view. The choice is yours in relation to your ceremony, as Shelly Beach offers multiple location options. A lot of our couples find Shelly Beach perfect as a remote location away from the crowds, and is ideal for those wanting to include their 4 legged family pets as part of their ceremony.
Moffat Beach, Caloundra – A beautiful beach wedding location, Moffat Beach is a protected inlet which overlooks Moffat Headland, north of Caloundra. Moffat beach has its own unique characters that set it apart from the other local beaches. You have the wonderful option of setting up your location in the park, overlooking the beach or directly on the beach.
Sir Leslie Wilson Park, Caloundra – As one of our favorite park locations, Sir Leslie Wilson Park (also known as Little Dickies Park) Dicky Beach, showcases a charming foreshore with plenty of space for a serene and magical ceremony with family, friends and loved ones.
Currimundi Beach – Currimundi Beach, just north of Caloundra is a gem of a beach wedding location on the Sunshine Coast with a stunning stretch of sand overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Currimundi Lake adjoins the beach area and provides a picturesque location for your wedding ceremony too!
HMAS Alexandra Headland – HMAS Alexandra Headlands offers one of the most spectacular views of the ocean, on the Sunshine Coast, and a view that stretches from Alexandra Headlands to Mooloolaba Beach. The memorial platform provides the perfect setup for your ceremony with easy access and plenty of open space for your wedding party. With many photo opportunities on location, HMAS Alexandra Headlands is a photographer’s delight and provides a perfect landscape for capturing your special day.
Point Cartwright, Mooloolaba – Point Cartwright is a located near the mouth of the Mooloolah River, in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia and is a stunning location to hold your wedding celebration.
Mooloolaba Beach & Mooloolaba Spit –
Cotton Tree and Maroochydore Beach –
Aussie World, Palmview – Imagine having your wedding at a theme park! Fun to formal, small or large, simple or sophisticated, indoors or outdoors, sit down or stand up, Aussie World can cater for your reception or showcase your entire wedding on their property and are limited only by your imagination. A wedding at a theme park is truly memorable, magical and can be tailored to any theme, budget and vision.
Caloundra Golf Club – Nestled in a tranquil bush setting, with beautiful views over the magnificent golf course the fully air conditioned Caloundra Golf Club is the ideal venue for your reception.
They also offer a beautiful area on the course where you can hold your ceremony. There are areas surrounding our golf club that will provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photos and the course itself will give your photographer some inspiration. A romantic shot of the two of you teeing off together at the first hole just as the sun sets is magical, all while your guests enjoy a drink under the fully covered balcony overlooking the 18th Green.
Several stretches of the Sunshine Coast are lined with unbroken beaches – from Sunshine Beach near Noosa to Coolum Beach (17 km); the coast from Point Arkwright to Mudjimba (11 km); the Maroochydore–Mooloolaba stretch (5.6 km); and from Buddina past the Caloundra CBD to Pelican Waters (22 km). Notable beaches just perfect for beach weddings include: Noosa Main Beach, Coolum Beach, Maroochydore Beach, Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba Beach (The Spit), Kawana Waters, Shelley Beach, Dicky Beach, Moffat Beach and Kings Beach in Caloundra.
Beautiful Weddings has styled many beautiful beach weddings and park weddings in the Sunshine Coast region. Click on our ceremony gallery link to view our real weddings, and our reception gallery link above for our reception styling.