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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS

The most romantic place to say ‘I do’


A sub-tropical paradise to celebrate your perfect wedding day.

CONTENTS Your story begins here‌

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Location 2

Accommodation 11 Ceremony 13

Getting here

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Resort visit

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Reception 17

Friends and family

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It’s the little things

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Wedding packages

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Need to know

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White sandy beaches, crystal clear lakes and pristine rainforest, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is a destination like no other. Nestled amongst incredible natural surroundings, Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island offers the perfect mix of style and sophistication with breathtaking natural backdrops and relaxed island feel. 1


Your story begins here‌ Initial enquiries about organising your destination Fraser Island wedding can be made through our wedding sales manager.

L O C AT I O N World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is the natural choice for a destination wedding with a Queensland twist. Kingfisher Bay

Phone: 1800 828 997

Resort provides a stunning variety of natural eco-systems

Email: weddings_sales@kingfisherbay.com

from beach to bushland, mangroves and eucalypt forests,

Web: www.fraserislandweddings.com.au

and also offers you the chance to turn a seven-hour wedding

Our wedding sales manager will assist you with all your questions you have regarding arranging your special day – wedding package, ceremony, booking your celebrant, reception, accommodation, transfers and suppliers. Once you have decided on all the important details, your wedding will be handed over to your personal wedding

into a special day/night affair with the people you love.

GETTING HERE Accessing World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, just north of Noosa, is seamless and hassle free. The island sits five nautical miles off the Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) mainland.

coordinator at Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island. The

Kingfisher Bay Resort operates scheduled return ferry

wedding coordinator will contact you for the finer details

services from River Heads to Kingfisher Bay.

and arrangements regarding your special day.

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FERRY TIMES

RESORT VISIT

Departing River Heads – 06.45, 09.00, 13.00, 15.30,

We would love to offer you the opportunity to experience the

18.45, 21.30*

resort first-hand before you make your final decision on a

Departing Kingfisher Bay Resort – 07.50, 10.30, 14.00, 17.00, 20.30, 23.00* Cost: From $30 per adult return, complimentary children (0-14 years). From $120 per vehicle, including vehicle, driver and up to

Fraser Island wedding. Upon arrival at Kingfisher Bay Resort, our wedding corordinator will show you the different sites for you to choose your ceremony, reception and accommodation. We offer complimentary overnight accommodation in a resort room, buffet breakfast for two people and return walk on ferry transfers from Hervey Bay.

three people. Additional persons are charged at $18 per person return.

F R I E N D S A N D F A M I LY

*Please note: The 21.30 ex River Heads and the 23.00 ex Kingfisher are services that

By distributing your invitations early, family and friends can

operate during peak periods only.

easily make arrangements to book accommodation and transfers with our reservations team. We help by providing an information sheet for you to pass on to your guests with all the necessary details.

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS PAC K AG E S

Weddings on an island that’s naturally perfect. Kingfisher Bay Resort offers eco-accredited 4WD tours to explore the island’s top attractions, water sports, a day spa, ranger-guided activities, gourmet dining and comfortable relaxed accommodation, combined with your very own wedding coordinator to guide you every step of the way. The only thing left to focus on is your big day and your beloved.

K I N G F I S H E R E X T R AVA G A N C E PA C K A G E

K I N G F I S H E R L I F E PA R T N E R S PA C K A G E

Our Kingfisher Extravagance package has been designed to

A commitment to a loved one is a one of the most meaningful

provide you with everything you’ll need for the perfect Fraser

moments in a person’s life. Celebrate your bond of love with

Island dream wedding.

our Kingfisher Life Partners package.

Inclusions:

Inclusions:

• Three nights’ accommodation in a hotel room

• Three nights’ accommodation in a hotel room

• A bottle of Australian sparkling wine and chocolates

• A bottle of Australian sparkling wine and chocolates

on arrival

on arrival

• Return passenger ferry transfers from Hervey Bay

• Return passenger ferry transfers from Hervey Bay

• Full buffet breakfast daily

• Full buffet breakfast daily

• One-hour spa massage for the Bride and Groom

• Ceremony at your choice of location and time

• Ceremony at your choice of location and time

• Wedding car transfers for the bridal party to

• Wedding car transfer for the bridal party to your ceremony location • Civil Celebrant of your choice • Seasonal bouquet for the Bride and buttonhole for the Groom • Hair and make-up for the Bride • A bottle of Australian sparkling wine following the ceremony for the Bride and Groom • Witnesses if required

ceremony location. • Civil Celebrant of your choice • A bottle of Australian sparkling wine following the ceremony for the Bride and Groom • Witnesses if required • Services of our wedding coordinator to ensure you have a magical experience. Price from $1,658* per couple in a hotel room.

• Services of our wedding coordinator to ensure you have a magical experience. Price from $3,108* per couple in a hotel room.

*Conditions apply. Pricing subject to change without notice. Package prices will vary depending on the wedding date and accommodation room type selected within the package. Minimum night stays apply.

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS PAC K AG E S

K I N G F I S H E R B R I D A L M O O N PA C K A G E

R E N E W A L O F V O W S/E L O P E M E N T PA C K A G E

A Kingfisher Bay all-inclusive destination wedding and

What better place to rekindle your love for each other than

honeymoon takes the worry out of planning and gives

a sub-tropical Fraser Island wedding.

you more time to enjoy the moment. Combine your ceremony and honeymoon on the most romantic place on earth. Inclusions:

Inclusions: • Three nights’ accommodation in a hotel room • A bottle of Australian sparkling wine and chocolates on arrival

• Seven nights’ accommodation in a hotel room

• Return passenger ferry transfers from Hervey Bay

• A bottle of Australian sparkling wine and chocolates

• Full buffet breakfast daily

on arrival • Return passenger ferry transfers from Hervey Bay • Full buffet breakfast daily

• Ceremony at your choice of location and time • Wedding car transfer for the bridal party to your ceremony location

• One hour Spa massage for the Bride and Groom

• Civil Celebrant of your choice

• Beauty Spots 4WD Tour for Bride and Groom

• A bottle of Australian sparkling wine following the

• Wedding car transfers for the bridal party to ceremony location • Civil Celebrant of your choice • Ceremony at your choice of location and time • A bottle of Australian sparkling wine following the ceremony for the Bride and Groom • Witnesses if required • Services of our wedding coordinator to ensure you have a magical experience. Price from $3,572 per couple in a hotel room.

ceremony for the Bride and Groom • Witnesses if required • Three-course set menu candlelight dinner for two people at Seabelle restaurant, private table • Services of our wedding coordinator to ensure you have a magical experience. Price from $2,708* per couple in a hotel room.

C R E AT E Y O U R O W N PA C K A G E There is nothing more fun and exciting than designing your very own wedding package with our team of wedding professionals. Perhaps you’re interested in a specific venue or location within Kingfisher Bay Resort that isn’t listed in our package options. Select your preferred room for accommodation, ceremony location and reception venue and we’ll design a package just for you. Pricing is available on request.

*Conditions apply. Pricing subject to change without notice. Package prices will vary depending on the wedding date and accommodation room type selected within the package. Minimum night stays apply.

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS PAC K AG E S

K I N G F I S H E R H E R I TA G E PA C K A G E

K I N G F I S H E R B AY R E S O R T

Combine nature and adventure by saying ‘I do’ in awe-inspiring

• $540* per person twin share

Fraser Island beauty such as Lake McKenzie or Central Station.

• 3 nights’ resort hotel accommodation

Inclusions:

• FREE upgrade to spa room • FREE ocean view upgrade (subject to availability)

• Three nights’ accommodation in a hotel room

• Full buffet breakfast daily

• A bottle of Australian sparkling wine and chocolates

• Return passenger/ vehicle ferry transfers ex

on arrival

River Heads

• Return passenger ferry transfers from Hervey Bay

• Bottle of wine and a cheese platter

• Full buffet breakfast daily

• 30 minute massage per person.

• Ceremony at Lake McKenzie or Central Station at 11am or 3pm • Wedding car 4WD transfers for the bridal party to ceremony location • Civil Celebrant of your choice • Witnesses if required • A bottle of Australian sparkling wine following the ceremony for the Bride and Groom • Services of our wedding coordinator to ensure you have a magical experience. Price $3,158 per couple in a hotel room. *additional charges will apply for wedding guest transfers by resort 4WD buses – minimum 20 guests.

EURONG BEACH RESORT • $415* per person twin share • 3 nights’ superior two bedroom apartment accommodation • Full buffet breakfast daily • Bottle of wine and a cheese platter. Don’t have your own 4WD vehicle? No problem… we have that sorted. Discover Fraser Island at your own pace with Aussie Trax 4WD Hire – they’re conveniently located at the Kingfisher Village Store and provide well-equipped 4WD vehicles. *Pricing may vary subject to dates of stay

HONEYMOON ON FRASER ISLAND The vows have been taken… the bouquet has been thrown. Now it’s time to Honeymoon hop at our Fraser Island resorts. Why pick one when we can offer you two!

*Conditions apply. Pricing subject to change without notice. Package prices will vary depending on the wedding date and accommodation room type selected within the package. Minimum night stays apply.

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Nestled in the protected cove of Kingfisher Bay, the resort embraces its natural surroundings and offers a range of accommodation options from hotel rooms to self-contained villas and houses.

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS A C C O M M O D AT I O N

Please advise your preferred wedding date and we’d be delighted to provide you with accommodation and transfer rates for your special day. These rates do vary depending on the dates of stay. Minimum night stays apply.

Room Type

Bedding

Maximum Number of Guests

Resort hotel room

One queen bed, one king single

2 Adults OR 2 Adults + 1 Child OR 2 Adults + 1 Child + 1 infant

Resort hotel room (ocean view)

One queen bed, one king single

2 Adults OR 2 Adults + 1 Child OR 2 Adults + 1 Child + 1 infant

Resort hotel room (with spa)

One queen bed, one king single

2 Adults OR 2 Adults + 1 Child OR 2 Adults + 1 Child + 1 infant

Features: Private deck, air-conditioning, bath/shower, flat screen TV, telephone, tea and coffee facilities, hair dryer, iron, WIFI, inter-connecting rooms available. 2-bedroom standard villa (Cooloola)

One double room, one twin room

4 guests

2-bedroom standard villa (Satinay)

One double room, one single bed, one set bunks

4 guests

2-bedroom standard villa with

One double room, one loft with two single beds

4 guests

2 –bedroom spa villa (Pandanis)

One double room, one twin room,

4 guests

3-bedroom spa villa (Pandanis)

Two double rooms, one twin room

6 guests

3-bedroom executive villa (Banksia)

Two double rooms, one twin room,

6 guests

loft (Banksia)

Features: Fully equipped kitchen with tea and coffee facilities, full laundry facilities, flat screen TV, telephone, bath/shower, hair dryer, no internet Sunset House 4

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms

8 guests

Scribbly Gum House

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

9 guests

Sterling House

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

12 guests

The Beach House

3 or 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

9 guests/13-15 guests

Sunset House

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

10 guests

Kauri Pines

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

13 guests

The Holiday House

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

11 guests

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS CEREMONY

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

T H E W E AT H E R

To marry in Australia you must be 18 years of age or over. All

Known to the Butchulla people as K’gari or “paradise”,

couples are required by Australian law to submit a “Notice of

Fraser Island is one of Australia’s best-kept destination

Intended Marriage” form to their marriage officiator at least

wedding gems. Its colourful cliffs and sand dunes, fantastic

one month prior to their wedding date. This form may be

landscapes, precious wildlife and rich heritage are only some

obtained from your marriage officiator, from the Registry

of the things that the island boasts. It’s no surprise couples

of Births, Deaths and Marriages Office or online.

elect to wed on an island so naturally perfect.

http://www.ag.gov.au/FamiliesAndMarriage/Marriage/

One of the common questions couples ask when planning

Documents/Notice-of-intended-marriage.pdf

their Fraser Island wedding is when is the best time to get

Once you have downloaded a “Notice of Intended Marriage”, please sign it in the presence of an authorised person before sending it to your marriage officiator.

YO U R C E L E B R A N T Once you’ve decided on your wedding date and have confirmed the date is available with the resort, please select and finalise a wedding celebrant from our Preferred Suppliers Listing. The wedding celebrant fees are inclusive in our wedding packages. They will discuss with your legal procedures and ceremony content.

married on the island. If you ask us, of course, we’d say anytime of the year! The Fraser Island climate is outstanding all year-round. But to give you a more objective view, here we share some information about Fraser Island’s weather and climate. During the winter months, which are from May to August, the temperatures run around 14 to 25 degrees Celsius. Whilst in summer, from January until March, temperatures can go up from 23 to 30 degrees Celsius. Wettest months are January to March (about 160mm rainfall per month) with drier months in winter/spring (54mm rainfall in September).

CEREMONY TIMES Every wedding hosted at Kingfisher Bay Resort is special to us. We offer a limited number of ceremony times per day to ensure no one wedding is impacted by another. Only one wedding will take place at Kingfisher Bay at one time. Choose from 11am, 1pm, 3pm or 5pm.

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Sunset Beach

Secret Garden

The Atrium

The Lookout


FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS CEREMONY

Is there a special place at Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island that pulls on your heart strings? Perhaps it’s the place where you got engaged or even first met! We pride ourselves on thinking outside the box. Unique locations include Eastern Beach, Lake McKenzie, Central Station and Eli Creek. Additional charges and permits apply to some locations. SUNSET BEACH

SECRET GARDEN

Walk down our enchanted paperbark forest aisle to this

Boardwalks and verandahs lead the way to some of the

scenic beachfront location. Here, water laps just metres

most beautiful bush hidey holes on Fraser Island. Marry in

from you and there are sweeping views of the stunning

the wallum shrubbery or in World Heritage surrounds to the

Great Sandy Strait Marine Park.

sound of bird song – it’s your choice.

Cost is included in Extravagance, Bridal Moon, Renewal

Cost is included in Extravagance, Bridal Moon, Renewal

of Vows/ Elopement and Life Partners package.

of Vows/ Elopement and Life Partners package.

Create Your Own package – $750 venue hire (up to

Create Your Own package – $300 venue hire (up to

150 people).

30 people).

T H E LO O KO U T

T H E AT R I U M

Set in the Great Sandy National Park, with uninterrupted views

Native timber abounds with panoramic high glass windows

out over the islands of the Great Sandy Strait native bush

and striking grand staircase – which overlooks the Lake

surrounds – this venue is perfect for natural, outdoor weddings.

McKenzie-shaped swimming pool and lush green gardens –

Cost is included in Extravagance, Bridal Moon, Renewal

making this a natural choice for a ceremony venue.

of Vows/ Elopement and Life Partners package.

Cost is included in Extravagance, Bridal Moon, Renewal

Create Your Own package – $750 venue hire (up to

of Vows/ Elopement and Life Partners package.

200 people).

LAKESIDE BEACH Our charming lakeside beach looks out over one of Fraser Island’s gorgeous mirror lakes, which teams with birdlife. This area is bathed in golden light and is naturally perfect for intimate afternoon ceremonies. Cost is included in Extravagance, Bridal Moon, Renewal of Vows/ Elopement and Life Partners package.

Create Your Own package – $500 venue hire (up to 100 people).

VENUE HIRE Venue hire fees are inclusive of 12 Americana chairs, registry table, PA system with iPod connectivity and water station. Additional décor items can be obtained from our partner theming suppliers. Further conditions and venue hire fees apply to bookings where

Create Your Own package – $300 venue hire (up to

only a ceremony is booked and confirmed. All venues are

30 people).

subject to availability, number of guests and weather conditions.

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Poolside

Dingo Deck

Dingo Den

The Ballroom


FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS RECEPTION

POOLSIDE

THE BALLROOM

This is the most popular venue of them all. The Upper

Our spacious ballroom can seat up to 200 people or can

Poolside offers a formal sub-tropical feel under the stars.

be divided into smaller rooms for intimate affairs. The air-

Cocktails can be served from this venue (there is a fully

conditioned reception space has a semi-private deck, and

equipped bar close by) and the pool can be lit up in five

plenty of dance floor/entertainment options.

different colours to match your theme. $500 venue hire (up to 100 people seated and 160

$500 venue hire (up to 200 people seated or 250 people standing).

people standing)

S E A B E L L E R E S TA U R A N T DINGO DEN

Dining deck-side is absolutely lovely in summer and spring.

This outdoor venue is a four-million-star experience!

Seabelle is located in the middle of the resort’s centre

Whether you’ve planned a casual beach wedding or want

complex and is perfect for intimate receptions (renewal of

silver service in an impressive bush venue complete with

vows/elopement), pre/post-wedding celebrations and dinners.

open fires – then this is sure to impress. $1,000 venue hire (up to 60 people seated and 110

$200 venue hire (up to 20 people for non exclusive use).

people standing).

VENUE HIRE

DINGO DECK

Venue hire fees include tables, chairs, white table linen, all

Our Queenslander verandahs offer lovely intimate deck areas or semi-private sub-tropical verandahs and take full advantage of our temperate climate.

crockery, cutlery and staff. Chair covers with sash, table centrepieces and other decorations are an additional cost and can be obtained from our partner theming suppliers. All venues are subject to availability, number of guests and

$1,000 venue hire (up to 140 people seated and 200

weather conditions. Reception menus may not be available

people standing).

at all venues.

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“We had the best day ever! Every aspect was well organised, ran smoothly and on time. The team at the resort are amazing. We would definitely recommend a Fraser Island Wedding�. Hayley and Cameron, May 2016

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS

PA S Y ST E M

FLOWERS

Professional audio system with cordless microphone,

Seasonal bouquet Bride and buttonhole for Groom $300*.

CD player, iPod connectivity and battery for powerless areas. $350*.

C D S TA C K E R Professional 600 watt two-way loudspeaker system with cordless microphone, CD player, iPod connectivity. $500*.

JUKEBOX Jukebox includes a full music list over 4000 songs. The box is updated every three months with new music. $600*.

DJ Professional DJ with full set-up including mixers, smoke machines and lighting. Our DJs will call you before the

Seasonal bouquet for Bridesmaids from $50* up to $130* each. Seasonal buttonhole for Groomsmen $12* each.

D E C O R AT I O N S A N D T H E M I N G Additional chairs at ceremony location $8* per chair. Chair cover with sash for reception chairs $8* per chair. Extensive decorations and theming to suit your individual personalisation is available for your ceremony location and reception venue. Please refer to our Preferred Suppliers Listing for a list of our partners.

A D D I T I O N A L C AT E R I N G O P T I O N S Catering at your ceremony location $250* set up fee.

event to discuss your specific music options. Price

Post ceremony drinks at the Jetty Hut – reserved picnic

includes accommodation, ferry transfers and a meal

tables on the beach cost $200* set up and service fee.

for your DJ. $750*.

SOLOISTS

O F F S I T E C E R E M O N Y L O C AT I O N C O O R D I N AT O R F E E S

Prices on application cost from $500*.

Should you select an off site location on Fraser Island for the exchanging of your wedding vows, please note additional

HAIR AND MAKE-UP

charges will apply (includes wedding coordinator pre wedding day site inspection and wedding day coordination at off site

For the Bride $200*.

location). Prices vary depending on location and timing.

For Bridesmaids $160*.

*Prices are subject to change without notice

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“Our wedding coordinator went above and beyond to help. It really made the wedding planning process smooth, fun and stress-free�. Monique and Tim, May 2015.

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FRASER ISLAND

WEDDINGS NEED TO KNOW

BEST IN CL ASS

WINTER WEDDING SPECIAL

When it comes to weddings, we know our stuff – it’s one of

Book your winter destination wedding between May

the reasons why we were named Best QLD Resort Reception

and August and receive $1,000 off the cost of your wedding,

Venue at the Annual Australian Bridal Industry Association

discounted accommodation rates for your guests and

Awards in 2014 and 2015.

free transfers and accommodation for your wedding suppliers. Plus… hold your winter wedding on Fraser Island in July and we’ll give you an extra $500 off the cost of your wedding. *Conditions apply, valid for new bookings only, subject to availability at the time of booking, minimum catering spend $6,000.

PREFERRED SUPPLIERS

M I D W E E K W E D D I N G S P E C I A L*

Kingfisher Bay Resort has engaged a list of local suppliers

Book your destination wedding on a Sunday through

including civil celebrants, photographers, hair and make-up

to Thursday and receive $1,000 off the cost of your

artists, florists, cake-makers, DJs and decorators to assist

wedding and further discounted accommodation rates

us with creating your dream wedding. These suppliers have

for your guests.

been selected due to their high quality products and services.

*Conditions apply, valid for new bookings only, subject to availability at the time of

A detailed listing is available on request.

booking, minimum catering spend $6,000.

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The most romantic place to say ‘I do’

1800 828 997 www.fraserislandweddings.com.au


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