What will my costs be for a Byron Bay wedding celebrant?
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Packages

Financial outlay

 

For a run-down on celebrant costs, see my blog post here.

 

If there is something else that you have in mind that is not listed below, please get in touch and let me know!

 

“Diamond” Wedding Ceremony (Bespoke)

 

 

$950

 

A one-of a kind ceremony written from scratch.

 

Inclusions:

 

  • 2 x face to face meetings
  • Rehearsal if required
  • A unique, bespoke ceremony written especially for you and your partner
  • Guidance and suggestions for readings, vows and ritual inclusions if you wish
  • Supply of a Public Address system if you require it for music
  • Conducting the ceremony
  • Signing table if required
  • The supply and lodgement of all the legal paperwork for you, and guiding you through the process
  • An official marriage certificate from Births, Deaths and Marriages organised by me and delivered to your home address (the one you keep on the day is commemorative and will not be sufficient if you wish to change your name)
  • Extra fee may be payable if I am travelling 100kms round trip to your rehearsal and wedding ceremony

 

 

Not Included:

 

  • Write your own vows ( I can provide guidance if needed)

 

 

 

 

¬†“Ruby” Wedding Ceremony

 

 

$700

 

A pre-written ceremony with your personal story interwoven.

 

Inclusions:

 

  • You will be provided with a selection of pre-written ceremonies. You choose the one that resonates with you, and then I interweave your story into it to make it personalised.
  • Resource folder of readings and music suggestions
  • Provision of legal paperwork & guidance in filling it out
  • Conducting the ceremony
  • Provision of a Public Address system if you require it (recommended for >15 guests)
  • Lodging your paperwork after the ceremony

 

Not Included:

 

  • No rehearsal
  • You write your own vows (I can provide guidance if needed)
  • An official marriage certificate from Births, Deaths and Marriages (I can order one on your behalf for $60 delivered to your home address if required- the one you keep on the day is commemorative and will not be sufficient if you wish to change your name).
  • Extra fee may be payable if I am travelling 100kms round trip to your rehearsal and wedding ceremony

 

 

 

 

“Emerald” Wedding Ceremony

 

 

$550

 

Otherwise known as the ‘short & sweet’. Best for an intimate gathering where you want something more than just the legalities, but don’t want anything longer than 15 minutes.

This package is also popular for those who want a family member or friend to conduct the ceremony but who may be unsure of how to write one. I complete all the legals before, during and after the ceremony.

 

Inclusions:

 

  • You choose from several pre-written ceremonies that I provide for you
  • Provision of legal paperwork & guidance in filling it out
  • Conducting the ceremony
  • Provision of a Public Address system if you require it (recommended for >15 guests)
  • Lodging your paperwork after the ceremony

 

Not Included:

 

  • No rehearsal
  • You write your own vows (I can provide guidance if needed)
  • An official marriage certificate from Births, Deaths and Marriages. (I can order one on your behalf for $60 delivered to your home address if required- the one you keep on the day is commemorative and will not be sufficient if you wish to change your name).
  • Extra fee may be payable if I am travelling 100kms round trip to your rehearsal and wedding ceremony

 

 

 

 

“Sapphire” Wedding Ceremony- the Legals Only

 

 

$500

 

A registry- style ceremony- please note, this service is also provided by NSW State Births Deaths and Marriages offices at a cost of between $442-$557.

 

Inclusions:

 

  • Can be done in the park, at my kitchen bench, or at a place of your choosing
  • Literally 5 minutes
  • The legal monitum said by me (75 words) followed by each of you saying the 25 word vows legally required
  • All legal paperwork supplied and lodged for you
  • Guiding you through the legal process

 

Not Included:

 

  • No rehearsal
  • No bespoke ceremony is written for you- it is done and dusted in 5 minutes. Legals only. You will still need your 2 witnesses over the age of 18.
  • An official marriage certificate from Births, Deaths and Marriages (I can order one on your behalf for $60 delivered to your home address if required- the one you keep on the day is commemorative).

 

 

 

Adventure Elopements/Ceremonies

 

 

Horseback, skydiving, hot air ballooning, scuba diving, kayaking… cost dependent on activity and time of year- please see ‘adventures‘ page

 

 

 

Commitment Ceremony

 

Please use the contact form to get in touch- fee will be based on what your needs/requirements are.

 

 

It includes everything as above but because it is not a legal ceremony, the cost of the legal paperwork and requirements is removed.

 

 

Naming Ceremonies

 

Please use the contact form to get in touch- fee will be based on what your needs/requirements are.

 

Inclusions:

Meeting, writing and conducting ceremony, certificates  provided if desired.

 

 

Renewal of Vows

 

Please use the contact form to get in touch- fee will be based on what your needs/requirements are.

 

Inclusions:

Everything included as per a wedding ceremony, just without the legal paperwork. Certificates provided too!

 

 

“This is Your Life!” and other ceremonies

 

Please use the contact form to get in touch- fee will be based on what your needs/requirements are.

 

Ceremonies can vary widely according to time, content and so on.  After an initial obligation free meeting, I will be able to provide you with a quote.