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The Port Douglas boat house

A tropical destination wedding in your own private seaside setting

Nestled in the tropical beauty of Far North Queensland, The Boat House Venue stands out as an unparalleled location. Elevated above the Crystalbrook Marina, it offers sweeping vistas of the stunning Coral Sea and the lush Daintree Rainforest, ensuring a truly memorable setting for any occasion, whether grand or intimate.

Our team facilitates everything from furniture hire to entertainment coordination, ensuring an unforgettable event experience with minimal restrictions.

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Ceremony and Reception at Boat HOuse

Allow us to create your complete Port Douglas destination wedding including both your ceremony and reception.  Every last detail is planned to checked by your dedicated wedding planner.  Simply select your guest numbers. We can adjust anything to suit your dream wedding. All you have to do is invite your guests

Cocktail Style  

$27,226 for 20 people

$28,818 for 30 people

$30,791 for 40 people

$33,444 for 50 people

$33,610 for 60 people

$34,593 for 70 people

$35,445 for 80 people

 Feasting Banquet

$27,226 for 20 people

$28,818 for 30 people

$30,791 for 40 people

$33,444 for 50 people

Your Wedding Ceremony includes: 

  • Venue hire of St Marys by the Sea chapel including:  

    • TIME of Ceremony  

    • Existing chapel pews  

    • Signing area  

    • PA System to play your selected ceremony music 

    • Ceremony rehearsal day prior at the chapel  

  • Authorised Marriage Celebrant to provide you with a personalised wedding ceremony and guide you with all legals  

  • Professional Hair & Make up for the bride to come to you at your accommodation in Port Douglas   

  • Brides Bouquet and groom's Buttonhole  

  • Your choice of flowers & colours to match your wedding style 

  • Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine delivered to bride with her bouquet on the big day by Palm Cove Weddings 

  • Little Cove Ceremony also available on request, additional charges apply, not included in costings  

Professional Photography including:

  • Four hours of Photography

  • Bride getting ready 

  • Groom waiting at St Marys by the Sea 

  • Your ceremony including signing of wedding certificates 

  • Group photos: bridal party, friends and family 

  • Couples' photo-shoot around the beautiful Port Douglas: candid and posed images 

  • Bride and groom entrance to reception and cake cutting on arrival 

  • Candid images of guests until your meals are served 

  • Photos edited and uploaded on a full online wedding gallery 

  • (Extra hours available on request, quoted per extra hour)

Your wedding reception at the Boat House Port Douglas includes:  

  • Venue Hire  

    • Exclusive use of private venue of the Boat House  

    • This venue caters up to 50pax seated OR 50-100pax cocktail style

  • Furniture configuration to suit your guest numbers including up to 5x White Hairpin Tables, up to 50x Ghost chairs, white chaise lounges, white Malawi chairs, white coffee tables, Cream Rugs, white Malawi lounges, dusty pink cushions, LOVE neon sign, easel, white pots & plants, white Hairpin dry bars, ghost stools.  

    • Crockery, cutlery, glassware, linen 

  • Choice of menu style  

    • Either Stand-Up Cocktail Style (up to 100) or Sit-Down Banquet Menu (up to 50) 

    • Wedding Cake

    • Your choice of flavours for each tier

    • Your style (semi-naked, naked, fondant)

    • Cut, presented and served by catering team

    • Fresh florals to decorate

  • BYO Alcohol

    • Couple to supply all alcohol

    • Bar service provided by catering tea

  • Printed menus 

    • Based on your menu selection

  • Floral centrepieces & arrangements to suit your colours and wedding style to cover furniture of either banquet style or cocktail style  

Your Port Douglas Wedding Planner  


  • Coordinator present for your wedding ceremony    

  • Greet guests upon arrival to ceremony 

  • Groom support at alter prior to ceremony   

  • Bridal support prior to walking the aisle   

  • Pre-wedding meetings & ceremony rehearsal   


  • Complete wedding day timeline    

  • Organise set up of reception with vendors, planner present for set-up  

  • Be present at reception until all formalities are complete   

  • Create MC Run sheets (if applicable)   

  • Welcome guests to reception   

  • Organise pack down / removal of decorations with vendors  

& More  

  • Unlimited correspondence  

  • Guidance and prompts with ensuring planning stays on track  

  • Helping with recommendations and bookings of other vendors and extra’s not included in the package (eg entertainment)  

  • Support through the planning process to make this a stress-free and fun experience for you  

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