Located just 45 minutes north of Cairns and 15 minutes south of Port Douglas, Thala Beach Nature Reserve offers a stunning beachfront or rainforest setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions, as well as quaint tree-top bungalow honeymoon accommodation. Ideal for private elopers or boutique weddings from just 2 up to 65 guests, there is a special place for you here at Thala.
A natural coconut aisle directs you to the stunning Oak Beach ceremony area amongst majestic palm trees and native flora whilst overlooking the Coral Sea. With over 145 acres of rainforest meeting the beachfront, there are a multitude of opportunities for photographic backdrops without the need to travel off-site.
Pre-dinner drinks & canapés can be enjoyed at the Masked Plover Bar in the main lodge or the quirky Herbie’s Beach Shack on Oak Beach. Curlews Lounge provides a private reception venue for up to 65 guests, or a romantic dinner table for two can be set up poolside for the ultimate in intimate dining. A variety of delicious menu options and beverage packages are available, designed to suit the most discerning of diners and we cater for all dietary variances. Soft background music provides a romantic atmosphere as you dine overlooking the tree-tops and take your first dance as a married couple.
We welcome all genders as we embrace all kinds of love from all over the world and as we appreciate the challenges that face organising a wedding from a far, your personal on-site wedding planner will be with you every step of the way to make it seamless and organise your perfect day to remember – for all the right reasons!
Spend quality time with those who have come to celebrate with you, preferential accommodation rates are available to all your wedding party and guests.