MJ Wedding

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 Tuesday 30th August –  Pre Wedding Sunset Sail

5pm to 6.30pm


If you are interested we have organised a private charter pre wedding sunset sail to catch up and meet each other before the big day!

The cost will be $30pp and is payable directly to Mel at least 1 month prior to the date, seats are limited its first in, best dressed.

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You will receive a complimentary drink and canapés on arrival and there will be a cash bar there after!

Please visit www.sailawayportdouglas.com for more info.

After the Sunset Sail we will then continue on to Barbados Bar for more drinks and food!


Thursday 1st September – The BIG Day!


2.30pm – Wedding Ceremony will commence at Rex Smeal Park, please arrive before this time

3.00pm – Canapes, drinks and lawn games will begin

4.30pm – You will be guided to the Reception at 15 Wharf Street

10.30pm – Sadly the reception will end however celebrations will continue elsewhere! – For those who want to continue celebrating we have exclusive use of Barbados Bar! Only a short walk from the venue there will be a cash bar for drinks and nibbles..


Getting to and from the wedding

Please see map at the bottom of this page.

Rex Smeal Park is located on Wharf Street right in town there is ample parking for those who wish to drive. If you do not wish to drive you can call Adrenaline Shuttle 0497 938 616 otherwise there is also a local bus that will run every half hour both $5pp each way.

Dress Code – Cocktail

The wedding ceremony and reception will all be on grass, girls by all means wear a beautiful heel however I would suggest a wedge or block heel.

Photos of the Day

We would love to see your photos of the day! Please hashtag #mjbladinwedding for any photos you take and post on social media.


We are so excited to have you celebrate with us on one of the most special days of our lives! We want everyone to have as much fun as possible and let your hair down!  So as much as we love children we have decided the wedding day will be child free.  We have fabulous reputable babysitters in Port Douglas.



Friday 2nd September 2016 – Post Wedding Celebrations/BBQ

1pm to 5pm

This is a casual day for everyone to unwind, relax and recover by the pool. BYO drinks, bathers, towels and children! If you can make this day please contact Melanie and you will be given the details.


Sunday 4th September 2016 – Markets

The markets are a must do in Port Douglas they are located along the water between Rex Smeal Park and the Sugar Wharf from 8am to 2pm.


Getting to Port Douglas, places to stay and eat, things to do…

Transfers to and from the Airport

Exemplar  07 4213 3333

BTS 07 4099 5665

Sun Palm 07 4099 1191



I would advise to book in advance as it’s very busy in Port Douglas this time of year.
Salsa – Our favourite! Lunch or Dinner
Sea Bean – Yummy Spanish tapas for Dinner and Breakfast on Sundays only
Watergate – Dinner
Nautilus – Dinner
Tin Shed – Good price Dinner and good views
Port Douglas Surf Club – BEST fish tacos lunch or dinner
The Mexican – Yummy Dinner and Margaritas
Little Larder – Yummy Breakfast
Fresq – Breakfast
Bettys Bohemiam Beach Cafe – Breakfast or Lunch
Central Hotel – Pub food Lunch or dinner
Courthouse Hotel – Pub food Lunch or Dinner


Best Value Accom close to town

Palm Villas
Mantra Aqueous
Club Tropical



Best Value Accom a bit further from town

Oaks Lagoons

Luxury Accom Close to town

Coconut Grove
Peninsula Hotel


Luxury Accom further out of town

Pullman Sea Temple
QT Resort


For all Accommodation and Tour Bookings please chat to Ben at the Wedding Lounge

email info@portdouglasweddinglounge.com.au

or call 0406515858



Sailaway Low Isles – Luxury Sailing and Snorekling Reef trip
Silver Sonic – Outer Reef Diving and Snorkeling
Lady Douglas Crocodile and Wildlife Watching Tour
Daintree Wonder Tours – Mossman Gorge, Daintree, Cape Tribulation
Bretts Kuranda and Skyrail Tour



Map of ceremony and reception locations

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