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Weddings by Rydges Esplanade Cairns

Your dream Cairns Wedding, the moment that will take your breath away. 

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers the perfect wedding venue for your truly unique Cairns wedding day.  Providing years of industry and local knowledge for stress free planning and flexible wedding package options to include everything you dreamed, to create a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Beautiful & spacious wedding venue options for your ceremony and reception can be decorated to suit any theme, allowing endless possibilities for transforming your dream into a reality. We design wedding packages with inclusions to meet all your needs, delivering amazing value with superb food and wine from just $129 per person.

 209 – 217 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD 4870

2 - 300

Your Special Wedding Offer

Stunning Cairns Weddings

Book by 30 June 2024 for weddings held before 20 December 2024 & enjoy 10% off our wedding package.

Subject to availability. T&C’s apply.

AU$129  /person
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Rydges Esplanade Cairns

Located conveniently on the Esplanade, our Cairns accommodation is within walking distance to a vast array of Cairns’ finest shopping and dining facilities. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Coral Sea, tropical mountains or Cairns City from your private balcony in one of our guest rooms. Or our serviced apartments are equipped with kitchens and offer the comfort of home away from home.

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Dedicated Wedding Team

This is a very exciting time, and our passionate, dedicated team are here to work over every detail to create your perfect day. We invite you to meet with us to show you through our venue options, hotel facilities and discuss the endless possibilities of your dream day.

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Our Facilities

At Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns you will discover three superb resort swimming pools, two tennis courts, a complete complimentary health & fitness centre — all these facilities set within the lush tropical surround. Plus, enjoy our delicious food & beverage offering at CHB Restaurant & Bar.

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Cairns Wedding Venues

Kauri Ballroom

An expansive and very versatile dining area that can be transformed to suit any wedding theme. Comfortably seating up to 160 guests banquet style with plenty of room for a bridal table and dance floor, this room is perfect for larger weddings.

Crystal Twig Room

An intimate, private dining experience with lovely views and a private outdoor terrace. Comfortably seating up to 70 guests banquet style with bridal table and dance area, this room boasts elegance and grace and is perfect for smaller more intimate sit down receptions, or medium cocktail receptions.

Pandanus Room

andanus Room is the second largest event space at Rydges Esplanade and has direct access to a private outdoor terrace.
With an abundance of natural light from stunning floor-to-ceiling windows your delegates will feel energized and refreshed ready to refocus and reconnect.
Whether you are after a conference room, cocktail party venue or wedding reception, this space offers flexible setup options.

Rah Rah’s Bar & Terrace

Perfect for pre reception celebrations or an outdoor cocktail reception, the Terrace boasts a tropical backdrop of gardens and views out to the Coral Sea, ideal for photos. Adjoining Rah Rah’s cocktail bar, this venue can be used for small intimate gatherings or a large outdoor celebration.

“"If you are looking for a place to have your wedding in Cairns look no further then Rydges Esplanade Resort! The facilities were absolutely amazing and their co-ordinator Fiona went above and beyond for us in the lead up to our wedding and on the day itself! The restaurant food was delicious and the rooms were gorgeous and the views breathtaking! Thanks a lot"”
Megan & Josh

Ready To Celebrate Your Wedding At Rydges Esplanade Cairns?

Download the Rydges Esplanade Cairns wedding kit to find out more about our thoughtfully prepared wedding packages and stunning venue. Our friendly wedding specialists are available to assist you with any enquiries, providing a tailored option for all your wedding needs to bring your vision to life.