Nearly half of Australian couples think of their wedding ceremony as the most important part of their big day. It’s the whole reason you’ve gathered everyone together, and that time during the day that can deliver that touch of magic.

Aside from the couple’s love for each other, the key element to making a wedding ceremony one to remember is choosing the right celebrant.

If you’re a fun-loving couple, you’ll want someone who fits into your lighthearted style. If you’re romantic and sentimental, you’ll need an engaging person who won’t overdo the jokes.

To help you add that fairy tale touch of wonderment to your big day, we have compiled this top 6 list of celebrants in the South Coast to help you find the perfect person:

Nina de Borde - Marriage Celebrant

Your ceremony will reflect your unique relationship and personality when you select Nina de Borde – Marriage Celebrant for your wedding day. She promises to follow your requirements with a ceremony that naturally flows, engages your loved ones, and celebrates your union. Proudly serving Southern Highlands, Canberra, Illawarra, Sydney, and South Coast, Nina can’t wait to meet you and learn about your one-of-a-kind love story. She conducts all types of ceremonies, including marriages, commitment ceremonies, renewal of vows, and more. This Southern Highlands wedding celebrant and will take care of the legal requirements on your behalf. Get ready for a picture-perfect celebration when you trust Nina de Borde – Marriage Celebrant.

Address: Exeter NSW 2579

Phone: 0434 977 418

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Contact : Nina de Borde

Leonie Sharp Marry Me

Congratulations on your engagement! Leonie Sharp has been a marriage celebrant for 10 years, and she prides herself on making sure your ceremony is personal and professional. She has a passion for people and has been a nurse for 35 years. Becoming a marriage celebrant means she can assist people differently. Your wedding day is about you, and she’ll help your dream ceremony come true. Live simply, give much, love always, Leonie.

Address: North Wollongong NSW 2500

Phone: 0424 336 787

Social: Facebook | Instagram

Contact : Leonie Sharp

Gemma Brooks Civil Celebrant

Gemma Brooks Civil Celebrant, nestled in the heart of Wollongong, stands out as the epitome of an easygoing and attentive celebrant. With a knack for prompt communication and a meticulous eye for detail, Gemma ensures a seamlessly smooth wedding day. Believing in the essence of weddings as joyous gatherings of family and friends celebrating love, Gemma’s gentle and caring demeanour promises to capture every special moment in a relaxed and unique fashion. For couples seeking a stress-free and heartfelt ceremony, Gemma Brooks Civil Celebrant is the trusted choice in Wollongong and beyond.

Address: South Coast, NSW

Social: Instagram

Contact : Gemma Brooks

BeeTogether Celebrant

Crafting beautiful ceremonies with a touch of sustainability, BeeTogether Celebrant in Wollongong seamlessly weaves the art of celebration with the craft of candle making. Gabrielle, the creative force behind BeeTogether, brings years of experience in public speaking and event planning to tailor ceremonies that reflect each couple’s unique love story. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for creating meaningful moments, Gabrielle ensures that every ceremony is hassle-free, fun, and memorable. Whether it’s an intimate gathering or a romantic elopement, BeeTogether Celebrant is dedicated to designing a ceremony that truly shines, leaving couples with cherished memories that last a lifetime.

Address: South Coast, NSW

Phone: 0402 403 335

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Contact : Gabrielle Quigley

Kylie Jones

As a celebrant, Kylie brings a young and bubbly persona to her role that makes her fun and easy to work with. She has a flexible approach to your ceremony, with packages ranging from stylish, quick and simple, to a fairy-tale ceremony that walks guests through your whole story and journey together.

With Kylie, you even have the option of purchasing an extra hard covered keepsake book of your printed ceremony on linen paper. With flexible options she also has a sliding price scale, and you can reach out to her for a quote through her website.

Phone: 0418 613 149

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Celebrant : Kylie Jones

Paul Wheeler

Looking for someone to deliver a highly personalized and unique ceremony? Paul Wheeler describes himself as “thriving on being a little left of centre” and is perfect for the fun-loving, non-traditional couple.

As a musician and Master of Ceremonies, Paul has been gaining experience performing in front of crowds for over 20 years. This makes him uniquely positioned as an engaging celebrant – it’s like having a charming brother or best friend who can flawlessly deliver the perfect amount of emotion and laughter. Reach out for price details.

Phone: 0417 202 232

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Celebrant : Paul Wheeler


Magic – that ethereal, beautiful, can’t-quite-put-your-finger-on-it quality that any good love story needs.

Your wedding ceremony may not be the beginning of your story, but it marks a pivotal moment in one of the most important chapters. It’s that point when you look at each other, in front of friends and family, and commit to a lifetime together.

You hold hands, look into the unknown and promise to be with each other through it all, no matter what.

There’s a reason they hand out tissues at wedding ceremonies – they offer some of life’s most beautiful moments that should be cherished.

Most importantly, they should be delivered skillfully from someone you trust. Make sure you choose the right person to be there for you for your special day.


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