Are you dreaming of blue skies and sunny beaches as you marry the love of your life? There is nothing like getting swept away in the planning and dreaming stages before your wedding day.

However, reality is calling with many things to organise and get done before the big celebration. Your to-do list will very long, filled with finer details to ensure your fairytale day can go off without a hitch.

Make sure you take the time to find the right marriage celebrant. This is an important person in the wedding day who will lead the ceremony for you and your beloved. Find the right person to trust your love with amongst these top marriage celebrants in the Gold Coast.

Here is our list of the Editor’s Choice Top 10 marriage celebrants in the Gold Coast:


With a knack for setting an unforgettable tone to a wedding day, Michael Janz is professional, personable, and passionate in his work as a marriage celebrant. He does his job with a sense of pride and certainly brings a ‘wow’ factor each ceremony.

Michael makes each ceremony unique. He aims to reflect the nature of each couple and bring out their special elements for the day. Simply put, Michael is always excited to celebrate love and acknowledge the partnership you share.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon contact

Style: Personal, professional

Contact : Michael Janz

Theresa is a Civil celebrant who puts her heart and soul into her work. Theresa genuinely cares for the couples she works with and has an uncanny ability to make them feel like they have been friends for years which promotes a positive experience and fulfilling outcome.

Theresa’s expertise in communication skills is a great asset in understanding each couples unique desires when preparing for their ceremony.

Theresa expresses great gratitude for the privilege of the role she plays throughout each couples wedding journey.

Theresa has a great attention to detail, is professional, caring, authentic and intuitive.

Years Experience: Since 2017

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Contemporary, modern, themed

Contact : Theresa Davidson

Kate loves her role as Celebrant and lives up to her promise of presenting the most beautiful and romantic ceremonies through to those that are fun-filled, relaxed and casual – or a combination of both.

Friendly and happy, and with a wicked sense of humour, Kate enjoys writing each couple’s Love Story and always finds something funny or romantic to share, which is often a highlight of the ceremony.

You can choose your ceremony from her extensive planning booklet, or once she gets to know you she can suggest a ceremony for you.

Whatever the setting, the same carefully chosen words make memories to last a lifetime and create a wonderful atmosphere for the whole day.

Years Experience: Since 2004

Fees: Available upon contact

Style: Friendly, Awesome ceremonies.

Contact : Kate Guiney

Mark Reynolds is passionate about helping couples to have their dream ceremony without costing the earth.  Mark’s relaxed but professional nature has a calming effect on people helping them to prepare for their day.  Mark believes it is an honour to be chosen by a couple to officiate their wedding and goes above and beyond to make their ceremony one that guests will remember and talk about after the day.

Such is Mark’s passion for weddings that he is always looking for ideas to add something special to your ceremony that will set it apart from other ceremonies. Whether you are looking for something traditional or modern, rest assured Mark will craft a ceremony perfect for you.

Years Experience: Since 2017

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Professional, Personalised, Traditional/modern

Contact : Mark Reynolds

Choosing the right Celebrant for your wedding ceremony may seem like a difficult task. However all local, interstate and overseas couples need to know that Gold Coast Marriage Celebrant Shauna Rowe will not disappoint.

A consummate professional, who recognises the importance of consistently providing quality, exceptional personal service to each and every individual ceremony booking. Priding herself on inspirational ceremony ideas, outstanding reviews, well written and thoughtfully delivered ceremonies that acknowledge love, laughter, tears and of course all Australian legal requirements!

Years Experience: Since 2012

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Contemporary, Professional, Personalised

Contact : Shauna Rowe

Gold Coast magician Helen Coghlan, has swapped her ‘Abracadabras’ for ‘I dos’. This award-winning entertainer is adding a touch of magic to couples’ special days as a marriage celebrant and her unique background is proving to be a major selling point when the bride and groom are choosing their officiant.

Helen is regarded as one of Australia’s leading female magicians and illusionists and recently became the first person ever to fool US superstar magicians Penn & Teller three times on their hit international TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us, filmed in Las Vegas.

This point of difference is proving to be popular with couples who love the idea of having a celebrant who is fun and adaptable to any situation.

Years Experience: Since 2010

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Fun, Professional, Personalised

VIDEO: Helen Coghlan Celebrant

Contact : Helen Coghlan

Josh Withers makes epic marriage ceremonies. He makes wedding ceremonies that are the best part of a wedding. Based on the Gold Coast, he travels the globe most weekends for weddings for adventurous people interested in fascinating marriage celebrations.

Years Experience: Since 2011

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Epic, fun, professional, personalised

VIDEO: Josh Withers Celebrant

Contact : Josh Withers

Based in the Gold Coast, Bronwyn Brown (Kindred Spirits Celebrant) is an experienced and a super passionate marriage celebrant.  She loves meeting and talking to new people which led her to her dream career as a celebrant.

In her initial consultation sessions with the couple, she gets to know the couple and understand their love story. She loves to discuss ideas with the couple which helps her create a personalized ceremony for the couple.

You can expect Bronwyn not only to keep your guests engaged in the ceremony but her years of experience means she’ll be by your side to hold your nerves  on the day!

Contact : Bronwyn Brown

Working with her clients to create a beautiful and heartfelt ceremony to celebrate this iconic milestone, Sue Raward offers many personal touches. She works hard to ensure coupes get all their wishes granted for their dream day.

Sue is a registered celebrant and supporter of marriage equality. Her focus is to personalise each ceremony and make sure it reflects the love you share – however crazy, genuine, and exciting you want it to be shown. Sue works with couples on all stages of the planning, from scripts to songs.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon contact

Style: Personal, vibrant

Phone: 0403 605 057

Social: Sue Raward

Contact : Sue Raward

Taking a fresh and fun approach to all things love and commitment, Bree Nicholls is vibrant and professional. She provides wedding ceremonies that are simple and casual, while tailoring all the finer details to exactly what you want.

Bree has conducted over 200 ceremonies around the Gold Coast region. Each time, she loves smiling and laughing along with the happy memories and beautiful nature of each couple. She is trustworthy and personable in her practice.

Years Experience: Not mentioned

Fees: Available upon request

Style: Friendly, modern, fun

Social: Bree Nicholls

Contact : Bree Nicholls


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