Australia Zoo is delighted to share their world-famous zoological gardens and beloved wildlife with those planning a destination wedding with a difference. Wildlife Warriors Bindi Irwin and Chandler Powell tied the knot at Australia Zoo.
“It was a magical experience to have our wedding at the zoo, a place dearest to our hearts and with so many loving animals surrounding us,” says Bindi. “I would recommend this to anyone who is deeply fond of wildlife, or would simply like to have a unique and unforgettable special day.”
Dreaming of your ‘I dos' being witnessed by some furry friends? The zoo offers a choice of special packages designed to take the fuss out of planning your unique destination wedding. Ceremony sites include the African savannah (with giraffes and cheeky meerkats in attendance) and beneath the gorgeous gum trees at Roo Heaven. The essentials are included for you and your guests to have a truly magical experience on the Sunshine Coast, with your witnesses supplying a paw print of approval! All packages are flexible; the only limit is your imagination.
By planning these celebratory moments at Australia Zoo and The Crocodile Hunter Lodge, you are contributing to conservation directly; helping achieve a world where people and wildlife live harmoniously alongside each other. The expert team will tend to your needs, delivering specialised advice and ensuring your big day ties together seamlessly.
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The Crocodile Hunter Lodge offers unique, family-friendly rustic cabins, helping you reconnect with the natural world. With spacious decks overlooking the vast bushland and wonderful wildlife, it will be a special overnight experience to cherish.
Australia Zoo offers a selection of specially designed ceremony and ceremony/reception packages perfect for a memorable elopement or larger celebration. For example, the Serengeti Safari Ceremony Package (for up to 100 guests) features the zoo’s incredible African savannah! You’ll feel transported to an exotic world, gazing over the savannah from this exclusive ceremony site. Imagine tying the knot overlooking the beautiful open plains with spectacular southern white rhinoceros, giraffes, and zebras as your guests.
The celebrations can continue at Warrior Restaurant & Bar, the fine dining restaurant at The Crocodile Hunter Lodge. With recipes influenced by unique Australian produce, it will be a celebration of this wonderful region and country, and an exceptional dining experience.
Immersed within lush bushland and teeming with an array of native wildlife, The Crocodile Hunter Lodge has been built from the aspirations of the original Wildlife Warrior, Steve Irwin. With an unwavering passion to protect wildlife and wild places, Steve envisioned an experience for guests where they could connect with nature and be invigorated by Australia’s beautiful fauna and flora.