Best Elopement Celebrants in Australia

Elopement Celebrants

Looking for an elopement celebrant for an intimate wedding ceremony? This list of the best elopement celebrants in Australia features experienced professionals who specialise in officiating small wedding ceremonies. They are all experts at creating a momentous marriage ceremony without the large guest list. 

All of the recommended elopement celebrants below are among Australia’s highest rated officiants with thousands of 5 star reviews to their names. They create romantic, intimate and fun wedding ceremonies in a variety of formats to suit elopements from the minimum 2 witnesses up to a small guest list of 20 - 50 people. 

The intimate elopements delivered by these amazing celebrants range from artfully crafted, fully personalised ceremonies that pay tribute to your very own love story, to short & sweet registry-style ceremonies that get you hitched in record time. The elopement packages offered by these celebrants range from budget friendly to top of the market. 

Couples who value a highly personalised wedding ceremony are encouraged to enquire with professional marriage celebrants who specialise in custom written elopement ceremonies. They are identified below. Couples who value a simple ceremony may prefer instead an eloping officiant who offers legals-only style ceremonies, and you’ll find several celebrants who offer these packages also identified below.

If you prefer to keep things super simple, many of the professional officiants below can be hired with all inclusive elopement packages featuring a venue, styling & other suppliers.

Here's a curated shortlist of Australia's top elopement celebrants. They're the perfect marriage celebrants for small wedding ceremonies and eloping couples as they specialise in making little ceremonies mighty momentous occasions.

Elopement Celebrants

Other Australian Regions

Best Elopement Celebrants in Sydney

Elopement Officiant Zoe Sabados
Zoe Sabados Celebrant

  • Location: Marrickville, NSW 2204
  • Elopements: Personalised & fun
  • Cost: $795+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 150+

Zoe is a fun, upbeat and inclusive elopement celebrant with an infectious and endearing laugh. She delivers individually crafted wedding ceremonies that share your personal love story and guarantees "no boring bits". Expect lots of fun, energy and plenty of laughter. Zoe officiates elopements throughout Sydney, the Central Coast, Blue Mountains & Southern Highlands.

 View Zoe Sabados Celebrant

Elopement Celebrant Michael Janz Sydney
Michael Janz Celebrant

  • Location: Randwick, NSW 2031
  • Elopements: Simple ceremonies
  • Cost: $550+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 250+

Michael officiates simple elopement ceremonies and brings a very warm & welcoming voice to the occasion that quickly puts everyone at ease. He creates a relaxed atmosphere at small weddings and elopements with his easy connection with people and excellent conversation skills. Highly recommended for couples of mixed backgrounds. 

 View Michael Janz Celebrant

Liz Watson Elopement Officiant
Liz Watson Elopements

  • Location: Erskinville, NSW 2043
  • Elopements: Personalised & warm
  • Cost: Enquire
  • 5 Star Reviews: 60+

Liz Watson is one of the best elopement celebrants in Australia, renowned for crafting highly personalised and intimate celebrations that are wholeheartedly inclusive. She is a warm & caring queer celebrant with a calming and easy going presence.

Liz has a genuine interest in the people around her and is a fantastic listener making her easy to connect with. Her ceremonies are intimate and unique reflecting her innate warmth, and are always delivered with an endearing, light-hearted humour.

 View Liz Watson Elopements

Kellie Warren Elopements
Elope with Kellie Warren

  • Location: Londonerry - Sydney, NSW
  • Elopements: Simple ceremonies
  • Cost: $500+

Kellie Warren is a young elopement celebrant based in Western Sydney who offers simple ceremonies for intimate weddings from $500. She's a country girl at heart, owns a horse, loves animals and will happily travel to rural areas to marry you including anywhere around Sydney, the Blue Mountains & Illawarra.

Kellie offers a range of elopement packages from simple registry-style ceremonies to celebrations inclusive of rituals, readings, fur babies, children, parents and other guests. She also offers all inclusive elopement packages with table, chairs, arbor, florals, aisle decor, a custom ceremony and 1.5 hours of photography from $3,300.

 View Elope with Kellie Warren

best elopement celebrant sharon
Ceremonies With Sharon

  • Location: Dapto, NSW 2530
  • Years In Business: 7+
  • Cost: $850+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 80+

Service Area: Illawarra, South Coast & Southern Highlands, NSW
Ethos: "There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved." Relaxed and fun celebrant with a penchant for motorsport and true crime podcasts. Provides you with a questionnaire & crafts a personal story from your answers.

  • Packages: Ceremony only packages

 View Ceremonies With Sharon

Elope In Sydney Ceremony Packages
Elope In Sydney

  • Location: Sydney Harbour, NSW 2000
  • Elopements: All inclusive & personalised
  • Cost: $1,995+

Elope In Sydney offer all inclusive elopement ceremonies with a celebrant, photographer and ceremony set up & styling from $1,995. The affordable elopement packages are tailor made for micro wedding ceremonies with 2 - 30 guests and include the highly experienced, warm & charismatic Michael Janz as your marriage celebrant. 

Michael will help you choose the perfect spot to get married, arrange the set up of your ceremony and deliver a personalised wedding ceremony of meaning to you & your partner.

 Contact Elope In Sydney

Elopement Celebrant Gary Mooney
Gary Mooney Wedding Officiant

  • Location: Waverley, NSW 2024
  • Elopements: Customised
  • Cost: $750+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 120+

Gary Mooney is one of Sydney's most experience elopement celebrants having married more than 2,400 couples, including several celebrities. His ceremonies are always personalised, genuine and laid back, typically sharing the life experiences the couples has journeyed through together thus far.

 Contact Gary Mooney Officiant

Eloping celebrant Megumi Carver
Megumi Carver Sydney Celebrant & MC

  • Location: Rosebery, NSW 2018
  • Elopements: Lighthearted & fun
  • Cost: $400+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 180+

Megumi Carver is a Sydney based micro wedding celebrant who officiates casual, lighthearted and fun ceremonies for elopers throughout NSW. Wedding fees start at $400 for a quick & simple ceremony in Sydney and range up to $1,150 for a bespoke elopement ceremony filled with laughter, heartwarming moments and all the official formalities. Megumi also offers Japanese translation.

 Contact Megumi Carver

McMahons Point Elopement Celebrant
Simple Ceremonies at McMahons Point

  • Location: Milsons Point, NSW 2061
  • Elopements: Legals Only
  • Cost: $350+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 700+

Simple Ceremonies are specialists in quick, no fuss ceremonies for under 10 guests. Celebrant Michael Teulon bases himself at McMahons Point on Sydney Harbour at the weekends and you can book a time slot to turn up, get married in under 10 minutes and walk away with your official marriage certificate. During the week Michael is available for quick weddings at his office in Milsons Point.

 View Simple Ceremonies Sydney

Mick Goldie Marriage Celebrant Sydney
Mick Goldie Celebrant

  • Location: Coogee, NSW 2034
  • Elopements: Simple ceremonies
  • Cost: $500+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 10+

Mick Goldie has a knack for entertaining small groups having previously been a travelling tour guide. He brings a wonderful relaxed presence to elopement weddings and gets you hitched in a simple but fun ceremony. Mick loves to travel and will happily marry you anywhere of your choosing. He eloped himself!

 Contact Mick Goldie Celebrant

VIEW ALL: Elopement Celebrants in Sydney

Best Elopement Celebrants in Melbourne

Elopement Celebrant Melbourne VIC Matt Finch
Matt Finch

  • Location: St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Elopements: Highly personal
  • Cost: $2,000+ (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 130+

Matt Finch is an open minded elopement celebrant who wants you to think back to your wedding ceremony with a smile on your face. He creates highly personalised, custom written ceremonies that are perfect for you and your beliefs, inclusive of race, religion or lifestyle. Matt officiates elopements all over Victoria and will travel Australia-wide.

 View Matt Finch Celebrant

best elopement celebrant kate
Kate Morgan Celebrant

  • Location: Melbourne, VIC 3004
  • Elopements: Highly personalised
  • Cost: $1,500 (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 150+

Kate Morgan is an inclusive elopement officiant who creates relaxed wedding ceremonies with a fun vibe. Her background in PR shines through with a very engaging delivery to audiences of any size big & small. Kate is also a passionate supporter of climate action. 

 View Kate Morgan Celebrant

best elopement celebrants nat
Nat Sproal Celebrant

  • Location: Brunswick, VIC 3056
  • Elopements: Legals only
  • Cost: $500 (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 300+

Nat Sproal officiates elopements with heart, soul & a dash of rock'n'roll. Warm, genuine and a bit cheeky, Nat serves up fun, relaxed ceremonies full of heart, laughter and good vibes. You can either book her legals only package which is $500 for elopements near her home in Brunswick, or opt for a custom written elopement ceremony 

 View Nat Sproal Celebrant

Best Elopement Celebrants in SE QLD

Elopement Celebrant SE QLD Elva
Married By Elva

  • Location: Wellington Point QLD 4160
  • Elopements: Warm & simple
  • Cost: $500+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 150+

Elva Nicolson is a friendly 5 star elopement celebrant who officiates simple & modern wedding ceremonies that combine heartfelt moments with gentle humour. She's a specialist in marrying eloping couples of diverse backgrounds and cultures and knows all of Brisbane's best places to elope. Ceremony packages start at $500 for quick, legals-only style nuptials.

 Contact Married By Elva

best elopement celebrant dan
Dan Ford Elopements

  • Location: Cooroy, Sunshine Coast, QLD 4563
  • Elopements: Personalised & fun
  • Cost: $1,500 (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 120+

Dan Ford is a vibrant, sincere and young spirited marriage celebrant who will perform elopements anywhere in Australia. His custom tailored ceremonies are fun and highly personalised, sharing your unique love story in a meaningful way for each of his couples. He'll travel anywhere around the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland regions including private properties to marry you.

 View Dan Ford Elopements

Elopement Wedding Officiant Modern
Cara - Modern Love Ceremonies

  • Location: Byron Bay, NSW
  • Elopements: Customised & fun
  • Cost: $950+ (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 180+

Cara is a strong public speaker having worked in the arts doing voice overs and theatre acting. She offers fun elopements in a location of your choosing and custom tailors ceremonies according to what makes you tick. In addition to custom written elopements, Cara offers affordable legals-only style nuptials in off peak mid-week periods

 View Modern Love Ceremonies

best elopement celebrant kerri
Kerri Watkins

  • Location: Kooringal, QLD 4025
  • Elopements: Personalised & heartfelt
  • Cost: $1,500
  • 5 Star Reviews: 40+

Kerri says "Let all that you do, be done in love... Your day, your way." She's an experienced marriage celebrant that brings the love, tears and laughter to intimate wedding ceremonies and speaks words that reflect you and your way of life. Ask about unique all-inclusive elopement packages on Moreton Island. 

 View Kerri Watkins

best elopement celebrants roxy
Roxy Hotten

  • Location: Banyo, QLD 4014
  • Elopements: Highly personalised
  • Cost: $1,800+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 200+

For Roxy, "authenticity is key". She's a dog loving, wine sipping, creative marriage celebrant who believes that everything in a ceremony should have a purpose, a meaning, a realness. There are no rules, beyond the 100 required legal words. She's an ex Londoner, a part-time music journalist and a highly inclusive officiant who revels in helping gay couples elope. Expect a fully personalised wedding ceremony that runs for 25 - 35 minutes.

 View Roxy Hotten

Best Elopement Celebrants in Perth

Drive Through Marriage Celebrant Perth
Shannon Fleming Drive Thru Celebrant

  • Location: Ocean Reef, 6027 WA
  • Elopements: Drive Thru
  • Cost: $500
  • 5 Star Reviews: 30+

Shannon Fleming is an experienced elopement celebrant based in Perth who's been marrying couples for more than 14 years. She's down-to-earth, funny, modern and efficient offering drive thru elopements from just $500. She also offers all inclusive elopement ceremonies from $2,000 which come with her services to get you officially hitched, a bridal bouquet and photographer for 1 hour.

 View Shannon Fleming Civil Celebrant

best elopement celebrants love
Connie Radecker

  • Location: Gosnells, WA 6110
  • Elopements: Personalised
  • Cost: $1,100
  • 5 Star Reviews: 50+

Connie offers highly personalised intimate elopement ceremonies that are entirely bespoke and include the telling of your personal love story. Connie is renowned for her delivery of light hearted, personal and genuine wedding ceremonies.

 View Connie Radecker

Best Elopement Celebrants in Adelaide

best elopement celebrants pen
Celebrations by Penelope

  • Location: Adelaide, SA
  • Elopements: Custom written
  • Cost: $1,350
  • 5 Star Reviews: 50+

Penelope is a highly experience marriage celebrant with 400+ wedding ceremonies & elopements to her name.  Penelope is a joy creator and an embracer of joy in every way. She offers fully bespoke elopement ceremonies throughout Adelaide and South Australia but will also tailor a quick & simple service if you prefer.

 View Celebrations by Penelope

Best Elopement Celebrants in Canberra

best elopement celebrants zilber
Judy Zilber

  • Location: Australian Capital Territory
  • Elopements: Traditional
  • Cost: $500
  • 5 Star Reviews: 10+

Judy Zilber is one of Canberra's most popular wedding celebrants and offers traditional style marriage ceremonies for intimate micro weddings. She's a fun and well organised celebrant with decades of experience and her most basic elopement ceremony is a legals only, registry style wedding.

 View Judy Zilber

Best Elopement Celebrants in Tasmania

Best Elopement Celebrant Josh
Josh Withers

  • Location: Hobart, TAS 7005
  • Elopements: Personalised
  • Cost: $2,500+ (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 200+

Josh Withers is a fun marriage celebrant who specialises in small weddings & elopements. His quirky, adventurous & warm personality make him one of the most sought after marriage celebrants in Australia. Will hike & does fly. A get-married-anywhere celebrant for adventurous couples. Josh's wife runs The Elopement Collective who offer all inclusive elopements world wide.

 View Married by Josh

Best Elopement Celebrants in Other Popular Areas

best elopement celebrants holy

  • Location: Hunter Valley
  • Elopements: Personalised & fun
  • Cost: $2,500 (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 

If you're after a crackin' good time & view your wedding ceremony as the crucial starting point, the mood maker, the tone setter for the best day of your life, then Monty is your man. Yes he brings his whip. Yes, he uses it.  
Packages: 15 minute fully personalised ceremonies with no boring bits

 View Holymatrimonty

Oliver Thomson Elopement
Oliver Thomson Celebrant

  • Location: Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Elopements: Personalised
  • Cost: $1,800 (guide)
  • 5 Star Reviews: 120+

Oliver officiates highly personalised elopement weddings that are relaxed and appropriately funny but still perfectly balanced with a healthy dose of sentiment. He's a modern-minded civil celebrant who marries all loving couples who want a unique ceremony with a touch of humour and hint of cheek. Oliver can also deliver your wedding ceremony in Japanese and travels anywhere in Australia for eloping couples.

 View Oliver Thomson Celebrancy

Find the best elopement celebrants in:


Have an elopement celebrant to add to this list? Get Started