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Port Douglas Yacht Club

A tropical destination wedding in your own private seaside setting

A wedding at the Port Douglas Yacht Club is a nautical dream come true! Sail into matrimony with breathtaking waterfront views, salty air, and the gentle sway of boats. It's a perfect blend of coastal charm and laid-back luxury for couples seeking a truly memorable celebration. 

Your ceremony will be held at iconic St Mary's by the Sea. With quaint charm and a stunning location, this idyllic wedding chapel provide couples with an intimate setting for their destination wedding ceremony. .

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Ceremony and Reception in POrt Douglas

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  

$31,418 for 40 people

$31,563 for 50 people

$31,681 for 60 people

$31,943 for 70 people

$33,516 for 80 people

 Feasting Alternative Drop 

$31,418 for 40 people

$31,563 for 50 people

$31,681 for 60 pepple

$31,746 for 70 people

$32,205 for 80 people

Your Wedding Ceremony includes: 

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

    • Allocated time for Ceremony (10am,12noon,2pm,4pm)

    • 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 Port Douglas Yacht Club includes:  

  •  Venue hire of the Port Douglas Yacht Club  

    • Existing tables, black chairs (chair options can be available at an extra charge) and linen  

    • Pre-dinner furniture set 

    • Dry bars & stools, lounge set and umbrella  

  • Personalised printed menus

  • Minimum F&B spend requirement with venue

    • Pre-Dinner Anti-Pasto Platters

    • Main Dinner Menu Allocation: your choice of menu served alternate drop or cocktail style

    • Changes in guest numbers will alter minimum spend allocated to bar 

  • 2 tier Wedding cake  

    • Your choice of flavours for each tier  

    • Your style: fondant, buttercream, or semi-naked  

    • Fresh flowers to decorate cake  

    • Served on platters for self-serve for guests 

  • Centrepieces for your tables  

    • Fresh seasonal flower arrangements, your choice of colours or to match your bouquet  

    • To cover bridal and guest tables & dry bars (based on your guest numbers) 

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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