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The hands-down, top 10 ceremony locations on the Tweed Coast!

The Tweed Coast region has many different backdrops to offer, from lush green hinterland to long stretches of pristine beaches and some of the most beautiful scenery in Northern NSW. In our humble opinion, it truly is one of the best locations for couples to tie the knot. So if you’re planning a wedding on the Tweed, it seems only natural to showcase the region to your guests with an incredible ceremony spot!

One of the best things about planning a wedding here on the Tweed Coast is that you aren’t simply restricted to venues – in fact, the possibilities are endless when it comes to unique ceremony spaces that show off what this little pocket of NSW is really all about.

The beauty of hosting your ceremony at a separate location to your reception not only allows your guests to experience more of the region, but also gives you greater variety for your wedding photos, too. And when it comes to getting your guests from A to B, there are many creative transport options to choose from that you can really turn the day into an event your guests will remember forever.

If you’re still stuck with finding that perfect ceremony space, we’ve rounded up 10 of the absolute, hands-down, BEST ceremony spots on the Tweed Coast for you below! Keep reading for our top picks, and some helpful details to help you secure your dream location.

 

LOVERS ROCK // TWEED HEADS

Perched on the cliff tops right on the QLD/NSW border in Tweed Heads, the aptly named Lovers Rock is a perfect open air ceremony location. With a large grassed area appropriate for large or small weddings and an ocean backdrop to impress, this location is close to Coolangatta accommodation and our northern Tweed Coast wedding venues. You will require a permit which can be easily obtained via the Tweed Shire Council.

Images by Camilla Kirk Photography

Click here to check out a real wedding at Lovers Rock.

 

TWEED RIVER CHAPEL // TUMBULGUM

Nestled on the banks of the Tweed River, you’ll find this quaint white chapel situated in Tumbulgum. Surrounded by sweet picket fencing and a perfectly manicured lawn with warm timber and white interiors, it’s one of the most charming ceremony locations and conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Coolangatta airport.

With all-inclusive wedding packages to take advantage of, you can get in touch with Pastor Rob and the Tweed River Chapel team here.

Image by Lucas and Co Photography

Click here to check out a real wedding at Tweed River Chapel.

 

SUMMERGROVE CHAPEL // CAROOL

Sitting high on a hill in Carool, you couldn’t ask for a more picturesque location than Summergrove Chapel. With lush hinterland views at every turn, this beautifully designed chapel is complete with floor to ceiling windows, exposed timber beams and hardwood floors – intimate, inviting and incredibly romantic.

Be warned, this cute chapel does book out quickly. You can download a wedding kit and get in touch with the Summergrove team here for more information.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Summergrove’s Chapel

 

HASTINGS POINT // HASTINGS POINT

If panoramic ocean views and beachfront vows are more your thing, Hastings Point is one of the best locations to showcase our beautiful coastline. Located on one of the most incredible headlands in Northern NSW and only a stone’s throw away from some of the best Tweed Coast wedding venues, you’ll have the ocean as your backdrop as you tie the knot.

With several grassed areas to choose from, you’ll need to get in touch with the Tweed Shire Council to obtain a permit for a Hastings Point ceremony. For more information and to download a wedding application form, check out the Parks, Gardens and Reserves page here.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Hastings Point

 

SANTAI RETREAT // CASUARINA

Not just a luxurious Balinese-inspired resort, Santai Retreat is also one of the dreamiest locations for an intimate wedding ceremony. Situated in the heart of Casuarina, both the Garden Pavilion and the Lanai Pavilion at Santai offer picturesque backdrops overlooking the lush gardens and tropical pools of the resort.

One of our favourite features of the Lanai Pavilion is the flexible bi-fold doors that can be left exposed to bring the outdoors in, or kept closed to protect you from the elements – the perfect all-weather option for both rain and shine! With plenty of accommodation options onsite, you can download a wedding kit and get in touch with the Santai Retreat here.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Santai

 

ARDEENA // CAROOL

One of the newest ceremony locations on the Tweed Coast, the beautiful grounds of Ardeena are something pretty special. At 1100 metres above sea level near the peak of Mt Carool, Ardeena offers simple and elegant ceremony spaces overlooking the lush Tweed Hinterland – the perfect blank canvas for a romantic ceremony.

With several reception venues close by, you can download a wedding kit and get in touch with the Ardeena team here.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Ardeena

 

LIONS PARK // KINGSCLIFF

For a total beach-front ceremony with uninterrupted ocean views, you can’t go past Lions Park. Located directly in front of Kingscliff beach, this secluded spot is surrounded by palms and pandanus trees creating a relaxed and intimate feel for a Tweed Coast ceremony.

Lions Park is a public space so you’ll need to obtain a permit from the Tweed Shire. For more information on securing your ceremony at Lions Park Kingscliff and to download a wedding application form, head over to the Tweed Council website here.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Lions Park

 

SALT VILLAGE PARK // KINGSCLIFF

Situated amongst the beachfront resorts in the Salt precinct on the NSW coastline, there is no shortage of beautiful ceremony spaces to take advantage of at Salt Village Park. With secluded gardens and private corners in the park, it’s one of the most ideally located ceremony spots due to the close proximity to both accommodation and reception venues.

As with all public spaces in the Tweed, you’ll need to submit a wedding application to obtain a permit for your ceremony at Salt. For more information, visit the Parks, Gardens and Reserves page here.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Salt Village Park

 

LITTLE COVE BEACH // CABARITA BEACH

For a true beachfront wedding, Little Cove Beach is a picturesque pocket of coastline located just below the Cabarita headland. Perfectly suited for the barefoot bride, let your guests sink their toes into the sand with direct ocean views and beautiful coastal surroundings.

Little Cove Beach is a popular ceremony location for Tweed Coast weddings so be sure to get in touch with the Tweed Shire Council to check availability for your date. To submit a wedding application and obtain a permit, visit the Parks, Gardens and Reserves page here.

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Click here to check out a real wedding at Little Cove

 

SALT BOATHOUSE // CUDGEN

One of our best-kept secrets here on the Tweed Coast is the waterfront location at Salt Boathouse. With a timber deck platform overlooking the beautiful Cudgen Creek, this private sanctuary is perfect for intimate ceremonies on the Tweed Coast.

The Salt Boathouse also allows you to have an outdoor wedding that’s a little more sheltered from the wind. To enquire about a riverside ceremony at the Boathouse, get in touch with their team here for more information.

So if you’re currently on the hunt for the perfect ceremony spot for your Tweed Coast wedding, take a peek at the list above for some seriously beautiful locations that will take your guests on an adventure as you showcase this incredible region!

 

Need a beautiful reception space to follow your ceremony? Head over to our directory for our top picks, along with our hand-picked selection of wedding suppliers to help bring your wedding to life!

 

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2 thoughts on “The hands-down, top 10 ceremony locations on the Tweed Coast!

  1. Christine Avramov says:

    Hello, is the boathouse available 17th November 2018? Thanks

    1. Hi Christine,

      I know the boathouse was recently sold, but I think your best bet is to touch base with these guys https://watersportsguru.com/ they are probably your best bet

      Chat soon,

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