An Enchanting Wedding Up In The Air

12 June, 2019

"I can show you the world; shining, shimmering, splendid"… this is what goes through my mind when I remember one particular wedding. Back in 2012, the Crystal Swan hosted a wedding reception only dreams are made of - getting married on a hot air balloon!

Our lovely bride traveled from Geraldton to Northam for the ceremony to be held in a hot air balloon as a golden morning dawned. Exchanging vows with such breathtaking views made this a truly memorable day for the bridal couple.

While this intimate ceremony would have only allowed a few people ‘on board’, the 50 guests invited to the reception on the Crystal Swan were given glimpses of this most romantic ceremony: the one-of-a-kind wedding video and photos were shared onboard using our projector and screen. A plated 3-course dinner continued the merriment while everyone experienced being “up in the air”.

Such a unique wedding has had guests and staff alike remembering for years after! 

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  • Thanks heaps for all your help with the year 11 river cruise! The event went very well and all the students thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thanks for being EXTREMELY accommodating with all the requests coming through and providing a night of memories for the students. You guys make a great team, and provide exceptional service before and during the event, which makes it even more memorable on our behalf as you made it easy for planning purposes at our end.
    VET Teacher Year 11 Coordinator
  • Remastone would like to thank you for providing such a great service, this event was made very easy and we are thankful you could pull this off in such a short time.

    Sales Administrator
  • Hi Patsy,

    Ensure all the Staff and Peter receives my sincere thanks. We have been discussing and think it’s the best Christmas Party we have had in 10 years, and we know how to party!

    Staff were great and gave it a nice relaxing feeling. Everyone had a blast.

    Chad Hood
  • I held a corporate dinner event on the Crystal Swan in late Oct 2017 and can say the event far exceeded our expectations. From the planning stages, through to set-up and finally service/catering at the event - we were impressed! The staff and crew are wonderful, the food is not your typical "boat" food (so don't be afraid!) and the boat itself is really quite unique and allows fantastic views to the city and surrounds. I would book with Crystal Swan again and recommend them as a venue option no questions asked. Thanks again Patty, Tam, Peter, Skipper & crew!

    Jae Eve
    Executive Assistant to CEO NAFDA Limited