With its unique function spaces including a stunning walk-through underwater tunnel, AQWA is one of the most striking wedding venues Perth has to offer. Located 20 minutes north of the city, on Perth’s beautiful Sunset Coast, it is a jaw-dropping, privately owned aquarium where you will have one of world’s largest living coral reefs as a backdrop for your wedding ceremony and photo shoot. Just imagine saying your vows underneath the ocean surface, surrounded by the colourful fish, turtles, sharks, octopuses, moon jellyfish, cone shells and corals! Your guests will be instantly wowed by this beautiful setting, so let them explore the aquariums while enjoying gourmet canapes and drinks after the ceremony.
AQWA boasts two elegant function rooms suitable for all types of weddings. The Function Centre features sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and Hillarys Boat Harbour through floor-to-ceiling windows. This grandiose room is ideal for traditional banquet receptions of up to 200 people and has two private balconies which are perfect for watching romantic sunsets while sipping champagne after the ceremony! If you prefer a canape-only reception, the venue can accommodate up to 350 of your guests.
The Aquarium Suite is an intimate room suitable for smaller wedding receptions of up to 100 people seated or 250 guests at a cocktail-style event. It also provides gorgeous views of the Hillarys Boat Harbour and has a lovely terrace, private bar, dance floor and access to the aquarium throughout the day.
AQWA’s Stringay Bay aquarium is currently under redevelopment, and when completed will provide the perfect romantic outdoor spot for wedding ceremonies. It is set against a huge acrylic window showcasing the magnificent marine life and features a spacious amphitheatre seating for your wedding guests. This unique space will be re-opened in October 2016, just in time for the wedding season!
Nothing quite compares the underwater wedding experience, and when you add first class cuisine to it, you will get a wedding that is unique and perfect in every way. Your wedding food will be made by AQWA’s award-winning chefs. Menus can be tailored to suit your needs and even include some delicious extras such as shared platters, antipasto or fresh seafood.
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