Weddings on the Water

Weddings on the Water

Planning a beach themed wedding ceremony but unsure where to hold the reception? Why not keep in theme and have it at a venue on the water?

There are many locations around Perth, but why not have a look at a few of our favourites?

Discover the wonders of Western Australia’s ocean at AQWA, located at Hillarys Boat Harbour. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks surrounded by colourful fish and corals before being seated in the Aquarium Suite, overlooking Hillarys Marina.

The Breakwater is home to The Akoya Suite. Beautifully appointed crystal chandeliers and luxury decor, as well as amazing views over the Indian Ocean, bring The Akoya Suite a level of sophistication to any wedding.

Also at Hillarys Boat Harbour, you will find Hillarys Yacht Club. Whether you are thinking of a sunset harbour cruise, arrival to your reception by boat and an intimate cocktail reception for 20 guests or a grand dinner dance reception for 280 guests, Hillarys Yacht Club promises to meet all your expectations.

Located over the water at Hillarys Boat Harbour, the multi award winning Breakwater features the spectacular Lower Deck Bar downstairs that spills out onto the boardwalk. Upstairs the intimate Reid’s Lounge and vibrant Ishka Restaurant set a new benchmark – both with amazing views across the harbour and out to sea. The Akoya Suite, also located upstairs, is the perfect space to accommodate your next function. It is the ideal location for weddings, celebrations, corporate functions and meetings. We welcome you to enjoy The Breakwater and the many special moments and memories that await at Australia’s Best Venue. 2011 and 2012 “Restaurant and Catering Institute” awards – Wedding Caterer in a Function Centre.

For a smaller wedding, why not make it one to remember with Prime Time Charters. ‘Alegria’ is a stunning and exquisitely appointed 56 ft motor vessel.  The back deck has an extendable table and seating for 12 people in comfort.  Additional seating is also provided to allow for larger parties to remain in the same area for meals.

Just south of the river at Applecross, you will find the South of Perth Yacht Club. The restaurant, ballroom and outdoor lawn area provide the perfect wedding setting with some of Perth’s best views overlooking the Swan and Canning Rivers with a clear view of Perth city.


With so many choices, you can’t go wrong. For more information, have a look at our venues here.