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6 reasons to have your wedding in Albany

Whether you’re seeking a unique destination wedding or you’re a local looking to tie the knot, Albany is the perfect place for your dream day.

We’ve put together our top six reasons for having an Albany wedding (in no particular order!)

1. Photography

Do you want amazing photos that perfectly capture your day? If so, Albany is a photographer’s dream with soft lighting and dramatic scenery. Our talented photographers have a gift for turning our natural surroundings into gorgeous backdrops that make your photos even more spectacular.

For more information on our local wedding photographers, visit:

2. Venues

If you’re engaged to be married you’ve no doubt started thinking about what type of wedding you want. Is that a boho beach vibe, a forest theme or a rustic farm style? Perhaps you’re seeking a winery or somewhere with a rich history. No matter what style or size your heart is set on, Albany has a range of venues and locations to match.

For more information on venues, visit:

3. Florists

Our florists make unforgettable floral arrangements for bouquets, buttonholes and dreamy decorations. The Albany region also produces beautiful seasonal blooms for those wanting unique natives, so why not liven up your bouquet with local kangaroo paws, proteas and grevilleas.

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4. An Albany wedding doubles as a honeymoon

Albany is a popular holiday getaway less than an hour away by air and a mere 4.5 hours by road from W.A.’s capital, Perth. For those considering a destination wedding, you’ll get a fantastic holiday for you and your guests, as well as a memorable wedding on one of the most beautiful and diverse coastlines in Australia. Stay on in Albany after your big day and enjoy the first days of married life in the amazing South Coast.

Click here to visit the Amazing South Coast website and see all the special attractions our region has to offer.

5. Suppliers

We have a robust wedding industry covering all bases. We’ve covered photographers, florists and celebrants already, but we also have an amazing range of professional event stylists, caterers, hair stylists, makeup artists, musicians and transport options including boats and combi vans!


Visit The Wedding Collective Great Southern or Great Southern Weddings for information on wedding vendors, but keep in mind these lists probably aren't comprehensive!


6. Celebrants

Last but not least, Albany is home to a range of experienced and passionate celebrants that are completely committed to delivering a bespoke ceremony that genuinely reflects the love you share. We guarantee they’ll deliver a truly personalised ceremony that brings the feels while helping you through the process to make it legal!


Get the full list of registered celebrants in Albany here.




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